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EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on Local and Regional Consequences of Smart Grids Calling for High Standard of Data Protection

The EU Parliament yesterday adopted a resolution on the local and regional consequences of the development of smart grids by a vast majority. The resolution welcomes the paradigm shift towards a variable, decentralised and local energy production, integrating a high share of small-scale renewable energy. It underlines the numerous benefits of smart grids for the transition process, while at the same time demanding that data security be integrated into smart grid deployment strategies.

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Draft Regulation on the Technical Minimum Requirements for the Use of Smart Measurement Systems Passes European Notification

The draft Measurement System Ordinance (Messsystemverordnung – MsysV) on the technical minimum requirements for the use of smart measurement systems has passed the European Notification Procedure, the Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) informed.

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No Nationwide Roll-Out of Smart Meters Recommended According to Cost-Benefit Analysis

The German Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) has published a study analyzing the costs and benefits of a full roll-out of smart meters in Germany. It concludes that it is not advisable and not in the interest of German consumers to implement the EU targets which would require that at least 80 % of consumers shall be equipped with intelligent meter­ing systems by 2020.

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