The Smart Grid Observer is a key online information portal and weekly e-newsletter serving the global smart grid industry. SGO delivers the latest news and information on a daily basis concerning key technology developments, deployment updates, standards work, business issues, and market trends driving the smart energy industry worldwide. The publication serves a global readership of executives and practitioners in the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution industry. Companies include public and privately owned utilities, equipment and component manufacturers, software developers, government agencies and municipalities, consulting firms, and others.

In addition to daily news updates, SGO also produces online Virtual Summits as well as in-person conferences on topics such as smart grid cyber security, customer engagement, demand response, microgrids/VPPs, energy storage, and more.