Smart grid will provide massive benefits for the electricity generator and with the money earned, infrastructure can also be developed. Another important area with regard to smart grid is regulation and authentication. The government must strictly implement the smart grid project.
There may be some consumers who may not pay for quality power. But there is also a segment of the population that will pay for 24 hours of quality power. Private companies implementing smart grids will look for their return on investments (RoI). They will sustain the system as long as they are able to make money out of it.