GridWise Alliance Grid Modernization Index 2018 Report Summary
The GridWise Alliance’s Grid Modernization Index (GMI) assesses and evaluates all 50 states and the District of Columbia based upon their progress in modernizing their state’s electric grid. Using data inputs from key industry stakeholders and publicly available information, the GMI benchmarks each state on a wide range of factors that influence grid modernization policies, investments, and accomplishments.
Please click to download a summary of the GMI-2018 report.
This summary is being released today to coincide with gridCONNEXT. The full GMI-2018 report will be released next week.
The GMI-2018 assesses the states on factors in three broad categories:
STATE SUPPORT, which is based on plans and policies that support grid modernization;
CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT, which evaluates states on their rate structures, customer outreach, and data collection practices;
GRID OPERATIONS , w hich benchmarks the deployment of grid modernization technologies such as sensors and smart meters.
More than 75 metrics are examined across these three categories. Scores are assigned to each metric and totaled to create a score for each state in the each of the three categories. For additional information about GMI-2018, please contact Bryan Nicholson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.