GSGF was Established in 2010, registered as a 501(c)(3) non- profit corporation in Washington D.C. It is a Global stakeholder organization committed to create smarter, cleaner electrical systems around the world. GSGD Comprises of national smart grid organizations, leading utilities, academia and think tanks from 5 continents. It also brings together the intellectual capital of smart grid stakeholder organizations from around the world.
- Facilitate collaboration of national and international Smart Grid organizations, leading utilities, academia and think tanks to foster research and innovation in Smart Grid technologies and applications
- Support rapid implementation of Smart Grid technologies by establishing itself as the global centre of competency
- Foster international exchange of ideas and best practices on smart grids and related topics
- Facilitate dialogue and cooperation between the public and private sectors in countries