Lessons from the Field

With Smart Grid deployments up and running across the globe, what lessons have we learned, what expectations have been met, and what new technology, regulatory, economic and adoption models will continue to drive the Smart Grid?

Media Spokespeople, Resources and Content

Where Are They Now? Stories of real life Smart Grid Projects – Craig Cavanaugh, director of Metering Services at Siemens Energy, is responsible for leadership of the smart metering solutions business in North America, which today is primarily focused on the sales, delivery and support of meter data management and demand response software for utilities.  Please contact Casey Novak (919) 809-2284 to schedule an interview.

Ready, Set, Break: Developing and Implementing a Smart Grid Strategy – Thierry Godart, president of Smart Grid Applications at Siemens Energy, has more than 20 years of experience in the application of information technology to the power industry. Thierry earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering, has authored more than 15 articles and papers for the Smart Grid industry, holds dual citizenship in the US and France. Please contact Casey Novak (919) 809-2284 to schedule an interview.

Modernizing the Grid with Semantic Integration- Greg Robinson,  General Manager of Xtensible Solutions and is an expert on Enterprise Information Management and OpenSG. He can speak on how major utilities are modernizing grid communications through scalable integration via semantic integration. Reach Greg at 321-591-7443 or at Aclara booth #406.

How Standards are Driving the Smart Grid- Mark Thompson, VP of Strategic Development and Standards for Aclara and chairs of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Smart Grid Task Force, is expert on utility communications, networking, and Smart Grid standards issues. Reach Mark at 440-552-8598 or at Aclara booth #406.

Leesburg Case Study – Galvin Electricity Initiative learns lessons from official "smart grid city"


Elster’s EnergyAxis Case Study- (Link)