Press Releases

Stay current on SECC developments by reading recent press releases:


2018 Releases


August 15, 2018 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Seeks Nominations for 2019 Best Practices Awards


July 19, 2018 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Study Shows Opportunities for Engaging Low-Income Energy Customers


July 12, 2018 - Ecotagious Inc. Joins Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative


June 27, 2018 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative and Green Button Alliance Become Inaugural Members of DataGuard Energy Data Privacy Partnership Program


May 30, 2018 - Enervee Becomes Newest Member of Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative


April 24, 2018 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Explores Small and Medium-Sized Business Energy Needs and Opportunities


February 15, 2018 - SECC Report Finds Consumers Ready for Clean Energy and New Utility Programs


January 22, 2018 - Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Names Winners of First Best Practices Awards


January 17, 2018 - Report Explores Consumer Interest in Next-Generation Digital Energy Platforms and Programs


Past Releases

2012 Releases


December 20, 2012 - Top 6 Things to Get Right in 2013 for Consumers and Smart Grid


November 14, 2012 - These savings have been brought to you by the smart grid


November 7, 2012 - SGCC's Patty Durand Selected as one of the “Fierce”-est Women in Energy


October 23, 2012 - Consumer-Focused Smart Grid Nonprofit Releases New Survey Findings; Announces Role in DOE Project


September 25, 2012 - Smart grid, consumer engagement and social media


September 18, 2012 - Low Income Energy Consumers Weigh In On Smart Grid


August 14, 2012 - Media Advisory: Video, Fact Sheet Separate Smart Meter Facts From Fiction


July 24, 2012 - What consumers expect from a smarter grid, in their own words


July 12, 2012 - Comverge Executive Brent Dreher Joins SGCC Board of Directors


June 25, 2012 - Latest SGCC Research Reveals Insights into Consumer Attitudes


June 21, 2012 - SGCC Executive Director to Speak at National Town Meeting on DR and Smart Grid


May 1, 2012 - Public Utility Commission of Texas Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


April 25, 2012 - SGCC Members Lead Industry in Green Button Initiative


March 7, 2012 - GridGlo Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


February 13, 2012 - Brookhaven National Laboratory Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


January 22, 2012 - Consumers Like Smart Grid for More Than Just Saving Money


January 13, 2012 - New Consumer Research to be Released at Smart Grid Symposium


January 6, 2012 - The Greenlining Institute Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


January 3, 2012 - Twitter Account of Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Named Second Most Influential in Smart Grid


2011 Releases


December 13, 2011 - Eight Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Members Named Among "Most Influential People in Energy"


December 13, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Announces Agenda for Annual Symposium


December 7, 2011 - General Electric's John McDonald Named Smart Grid Professional of the Year


November 13, 2011 - New Report Paints Detailed Portrait of U.S. Residential Energy Consumers -- and What Motivates Them


October 24, 2011 - SGCC Study Finds Improvements in Utility Consumer Engagement


September 12, 2011 - Consumers Reveal the Smart Grid Benefits They Value Most


September 8, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Grows to 70 Members


July 14, 2011 - New SGCC Research to Delve into Consumer Segmentation
Messages; Take "Pulse of the Consumer"


June 13, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Commends New
$250 Million Federal & Private Leadership Initiatives


May 16, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Director Patty Durand to Address Consumer Engagement at ConnectivityWeek 2011


May 3, 2011 - SGCC Director Patty Durand Will Lead Consumer Smart Grid Communications Panel at Smart Grid RoadShow


April 21, 2011 - Consumer Smart Grid Discussions Heat Up at ConnectivityWeek


March 29, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Celebrates One Year Anniversary


January 31, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Releases "2011 State of the Consumer Report"


January 17, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Grows to 50 Members


January 12, 2011 - Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Appoints Patty Durand as Permanent Executive Director