customer innovation

SmartEnergy IP has presented the 2019 Smart Grid Customer Innovation Awards to winners at the 9th annual Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium.

Recipients of the innovation awards have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments, leadership and innovation in engaging customers about grid modernisation and its benefits.

The winners are:

  1. Dominion Energy received a leadership award for innovating in areas related to smart grid customer education.
  2. Alabama Power and Georgia Power for outstanding leadership relating to the adoption of new technology to improve their communities.
  3. Reliant and Google received the excellence award in innovative collaboration to improve customer education.

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Mr. Nick Wagner, President of NARUC and Member of the Iowa Utilities Board received the leadership award for exceptional leadership in areas related to smart grid customer education.

Smart grid technologies is a hot topic set for discussion at DISTRIBUTECH INTERNATIONAL. Click here to register to attend or for more information about the event.

Juliet Shavit, Founder of SmartEnergy IP and the Smart Grid Customer Innovation Awards, said: “Our industry has come a long way in advocating for the education and engagement of consumers and stakeholders around the role they play in grid modernisation.

“These individuals and organisations have had a profound role in advancing our industry and creating an environment where customers come first in the smart grid discussion.”

Some representatives from Pepco, Duquesne Light Company and American Public Power Association were also recognised for outstanding commitment to customer education and advancing our industry forward.