Got Data: The Value of Energy Data Access to Consumers

This report outlines how providing access to customer energy use data from “smart meters” can help state policymakers and advocates reach their renewable energy and climate goals faster. It outlines how advanced metering can be used to accelerate energy efficiency with data protocols like Green Button while protecting customer privacy. With modernization efforts underway to make the electric grid cleaner and more efficient, many states are investigating how to best structure the electricity sector in order to promote renewables…