06. October 2015 · Comments Off on ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Smart meters about to take center stage in Europe’s electrical grids · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

After several false starts, 2017 could be the year when smart meters finally run wild across Europe. That’s when Germany — the last holdout among major industrialized nations in the European Union — is set to begin pushing out a ramped-up rollout of smart meters in a phased-in process that now has the support of the country’s 900 distribution service operators (DSOs).According to a draft Digitization Law document leaked to the press in early August, smart meters would be compulsory for high energy consumers and for those living in new buildings.

Source: ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Smart meters about to take center stage in Europe’s electrical grids — Friday, October 2, 2015 — www.eenews.net