Research and Recommendations for Implementing Smart Grid Technologies

UtiliPoint’s expert Smart Grid, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), and Meter Data Management (MDM) analysts and consultants assist utilities interested in managing a Smart Grid transition, implementing dynamic rates or offering customers the ability to better manage their bills. The practice  provides unbiased market research and consulting to utilities, regulators, vendors, and companies interested in Smart Grid or Smart Meter implementation. We help clients gain the efficiencies that AMI and other Smart Grid technologies can provide, as well as lending expertise in helping utilities provide the necessary tools that allow their customers to better manage their energy consumption. UtiliPoint also helps vendors and service providers with strategic and marketing advice on products and services, analysis on vendors, products and services available in the market, and on the objectives that utilities and regulators seek in the market. Services include:

Smart Grid Analysis and Consulting
  • Smart Grid strategy and best practices
  • Business process improvement
  • Consumer engagement
  • Data Analytics-based Smart Grid service development
  • Gap analysis for vendor products and services
AMI and MDM Analysis and Consulting
  • Expert consulting on AMI and meter data management
  • Advice on smart metering and sophisticated billing practices
  • Development of dynamic rates
  • Evaluation of AMI technologies
  • Strategic consulting
  • Primary research capability
  • Gap analysis for vendor products and services