SECC’s Consumer Benefits fact sheet shows how consumer benefits emerge with a new investment in our nation’s energy infrastructure called smart grid, our electric grid — which we trust to keep power flowing to our homes, schools, workplaces, and hospitals — modernized to match current technology. It combines information technology with power transmission to benefit your home, your community, and your nation. The fact sheet shows that there are many reasons why this new plan for the grid deserves to be called smart.
In order to shed light on this issue, our fact sheet shows how reliability, cost savings, and energy independence are just three of the many benefits of smart grid. These and more make it the energy technology not just for the future, but for today. This fact sheet has been updated as of 2021.