The smart grid industry is growing at a rapid pace as the flag bearer of modern electric grid infrastructure, one that imbues environmental and economic stability. The smart grid technologies are extensively involved in detailed grid testing, consumer education, information sharing, and compliance management. Acting as the foundation to a two-way communication between a utility and its customers, smart grid enables delivery of personalized information to the stakeholders. At this juncture, energy service providers desire to develop and manage power distribution and smart grids with a continued focus on cost and reliability. Smart grid consultants and service providers come to the fore to help these providers realize their goals.
With the digitization of the entire power management process, smart grid consultants enable the providers to manage the supply side as well as the delivery side of the grids, cost effectively. These consultants offer assistance for the effective management of the smart grid systems to address the challenges related to varying power demands and distribution. They also help in analyzing market changes and identifying opportunities to save on ever-increasing energy cost, or to generate new incremental revenue streams. Through expertise and in-depth market knowledge, the consultants allow service providers to ace change management and remain competitive.
In the past few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, and analysts, along with Energy CIO Insight’s editorial board has reviewed and shortlisted top companies who are leading the smart grid market. This edition of Energy CIO Insights presents you “Top 10 Smart Grid Consulting/Services Companies – 2018,” featuring the companies that deliver cutting edge services to help the energy sector achieve success.