Our Association

The Smart Energy Demand Coalition (SEDC) is the European business association dedicated to making the demand side a smart and interactive part of the energy value chain.

The challenges that European power systems are facing today following the energy transition can be surmounted only through the intelligent cooperation between consumption, distribution, transmission and generation, acting as equal partners in a holistic energy system; in other words, with the smart grid.

Our focus is to promote demand-centred solutions within the areas of Demand Response, energy usage feedback and information, smart home, in-home and in-building automation.

Our vision is a strong participation of the demand side in the European electricity markets, which will lead to the long-term goals of the Smart Grid: affordability, security of supply and reduced carbon emissions.

We focus our efforts in five areas: