Policy Solutions: Reliability Targets
We must establish much more stringent reliability standards, with incentives and penalties that require utilities to provide electricity quality that meets the needs of 21st century consumers.
Suggested reading on reliability targets:
- Naperville Smart Grid Initiative Case Study
This case study demonstrates how community-based smart grid projects like the Naperville Smart Grid Initiative maximize efficiency and reliability - and meet many of the Initiative's criteria for Perfect Power.
- Improving the Grid: Why Consumers Should Care
This fact sheet demonstrates the waste and inefficiency of the electricity grid, resulting from poor reliability, generation and transmission, poor infrastructure, and potential health risks.
- Reliability and Performance Metrics