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This working paper analyses the evolution of peak load demand to 2050 in four key regions: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Europe, OECD North America, OECD Pacific and China.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2011

This workshop report provides a summary of the ideas that emerged from the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Berlin and the Florence School for Regulation informal workshop on 20 October 2011.

Source: Climate Policy Initiative, Florence School of Regulation
Date: January 2012

This report examines how Smart Grid deployment will effect utilities, equipment and service providers, and policymakers, and goes on to suggest how each group should respond to the immense challenges and yet great opportunities that Smart Grid brings to the electric grid system.

Source: McKinsey
Date: June 2010

This report assesses the state of smart grid technology deployment in Europe by proving snapshots on a country-by-country basis. The report discusses each country's key pilot projects and research and deployment timelines, as well as key national-level policies.

Source: Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (Austria), University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
Date: April 2011

The Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM) is an analysis tool that utilities can use to plan smart grid deployment, prioritize their options, and measure their progress as they move toward the realization of a smart grid.

Source: Carnegie Mellon

The Smart Grid Investment Model (SGIM) is designed for use by electric cooperatives, municipal, and other public utilities.

Source: Smart Grid Research Consortium
Date: March 2012

This white paper assesses the current barriers in the market and policy matrix that prevent the modernization of the electrical grid in the United States. The barriers are divided into four main categories: regulatory and legislative; culture and communication; industrial; and technical.

Source: National Energy Technology Laboratory
Date: July 2007

This presentation discusses the state of demand reduction (DR) policies in Finland and shows their impact on peak loads and heating demand. It identifies problems and barriers encountered during the DR policy rollout and discusses implementation of industrial-level DR.

Source: Fingrid
Date: April 2005

This presentation provides a roadmap for the deployment of smart grid technology in West Virginia (United States). It discusses the various steps on the way to implementation and describes the unique factors that would affect deployment in West Virginia.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory
Date: October 2010

This document sets a foundation for a secure, interoperable smart grid in the United States and is the culmination of several years of work by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel.

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Date: February 2012