Why join ESMIG
Becoming a member of ESMIG means joining a group of dedicated and active members that cover the entire Smart Meter value chain, in supporting and promoting the implementation of Smart Metering and enabled energy services and products.
ESMIG engages in creating a suitable legal framework with appropriate standards to facilitate a smooth roll-out of smart meters and management of Smart Metering solutions and technologies. In addition, ESMIG analyses and formulates policy positions in cooperation with a large network of like-minded coalitions and partners at the EU level. ESMIG is renowned for its active participation in the European Commission's Smart Grids Task Force and the Coordination Groups acting on standardisation mandates (M441 and M490). Furthermore, ESMIG funds innovative research on demand-response programmes showing how to empower consumers to manage their energy consumption.
ESMIG staff supports its members through direct contact with the European institutions, maintenance of relations with other associations, organisation of workshops and events, writing technical specifications, conducting research on various issues and other services requested by the members.