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Welcome to EEI's Smart Grid Web site! The electric power industry is modernizing the electric grid to meet the growing demands of our digital society. Explore this site to learn how the modern grid will transform the way you use electricity and create a powerful energy future.


The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is proud to sponsor Organized in 1933, EEI is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies. Our members serve 95 percent of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and represent approximately 70 percent of the U.S. electric power industry. We also have more than 80 International electric companies as Affiliate members, and more than 200 industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate members.