The GridWise Alliance is the forum for these new ideas and concepts. It is a vehicle for expanding the sphere of stakeholders, and engaged leaders of industry government, and our community. In this forum, all stakeholders can work cooperatively to move our industrial-age electric grid into the information age. Whether you are a policy maker or energy producer, regulator or researcher, vendor or technology provider, we welcome your participation in this revolutionary undertaking â€“ one that is critical to ensuring our nationâ€™s prosperity, national security, and public health and safety in decades and centuries. The GridWise Alliance, founded in 2003, has developed into an organization that represents a broad range of the energy supply chain from utilities to large tech companies to academia to venture capitalists to emerging tech companies. This variety of stakeholders gives the Alliance a unique diversity of perspectives which enables interactive dialogue between members. Being a consensus based organization; the assortment of opinions produces deliberate and highly reflected upon resolutions to key issues.