Promote use of information communication technologies (ICT) for energy management, improved integration of renewable energy, sustainability tracking and use of smarter equipment.
Feature case studies and discussion on this topic at Energy Committee and the Energy and Sustainability Summit.
Advocate on DC Trips and with DC-based partners for smart meter deployment, standards, and cybersecurity.
If needed, participate in CPUC proceedings supporting ICT in energy.
In 2010, the Leadership Group co-founded the Silicon Valley Smart Grid Task Force with Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the City of San Jose to conduct an economic analysis of the impact of smart grid on Silicon Valley industries. Read the report here: Smart Grid Deployment and the Impact on Silicon Valley. Read the 2012 update here.
On January 18, 2012, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group organized Transforming the Energy Landscape with the Green Button, electrifying more than 150 attendees hosted by EMC Corporation. Responding to a challenge issued by U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra last fall at another Leadership Group event, California’s big three utilities announced the launch of the green button, which allows consumers to download their energy data and utilize third-party services and products for energy management.
Watch highlights of the event here.