The Clean Energy Package and the Smart Metering Business Case

The Clean Energy Package (CEP) in Europe, and similar initiatives around the globe, are driving the smart energy transition forward. Accompanying this transition is a significant change in the role of smart meters in the DSO’s business case. It is a little strange to think of “old views” and “new views” for the smart meter business case, but the reality is that the concept has been around, practical and deployed for over a decade. However, there has been a transition in the role of the smart meter.

The CEP is a major element of this change as it formalises the role of the smart meter in the heart of the smart energy transition. Through alignment to the concepts of the CEP, a DSO can leverage their investment in smart meters and generate more business value.


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