Electric Cooperatives

Smart Grid Readiness Evaluation

Is your organization ready to act on a Smart Grid strategy? DEG is experienced in assisting utilities to leverage team assets, avoid risk and achieve strategic plan objectives. DEG will survey relevant landscapes, perform gap analyses and make other necessary assessments needed to support:

  • Informed, value-based decisions
  • Cross-functional integration planning
  • Business case and economic impact planning

We assess the current state of all critical factors, including technology, organizational readiness, and institutional process to determine your organization’s readiness for successful, outcome-based Smart Grid technology implementation. We have referenceable experience in the following aspects of Smart Grid Readiness Evaluation:

  • New technology or technology-update Business Case development
  • Process evaluation
  • Skills evaluation
  • Plan-to-readiness gap analysis
  • Procurement specifications, RFP and test plan development; test plan performance analysis
  • Oversight of performance based contract development
  • Providing project management assistance as necessary and when it is beneficial for successful project implementation.