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The NETL Modern Grid Strategy Powering our 21st-Century Economy: Smart Grid Certification and Labeling

August 2009
U.S. Department of Energy, National EnergyTechnology Laboratory
Smart Grid, DOE, NETL, report, benefits, barriers, programs, legislation, certification, labeling, lessons, consumer appliances

This report analyzes the experiences of past certification programs, labeling programs, and legislation to develop lessons for a smart grid certification and labeling program which extends beyond consumer appliances. Also, the benefits of such a certification and labeling program along with the barriers are discussed in this document.