The charts below shows assets implemented through the Smart Grid Investment Gran Program and Smart Grid Demonstration Projects by the type of system. Assets include hardware, software, and programs that enable smart grid functions. The charts show equipment that is installed and operational to date.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provides the U.S. Department of Energy with $4.5 billion to modernize the electric power grid and implement Title XIII of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This section provides descriptions and background information for several of the key smart grid programs, studies and activities funded by the Recovery Act.