Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation


The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation focuses on advancing the adoption and application of new technologies that will strengthen and transform the power grid.  The Institute’s members are the investor-owned electric utilities that represent about 70 percent of the U.S. electric power industry.  The membership is committed to an affordable, reliable, secure, and clean energy future.

The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation promotes the sharing of information, ideas, and experiences among regulators, policymakers, technology companies, thought leaders, and the electric power industry.  It also identifies policies that support the business case for the adoption of cost-effective technologies.

The Institute is governed by a Management Committee of electric industry Chief Executive Officers.  It has a permanent Advisory Committee of leaders from the regulatory community, federal and state government agencies, and other informed stakeholders. In addition, the Institute has a Strategy Committee of senior electric industry executives and more than 30 smart grid technology company partners.

Member since 2009