Working Groups and Task Forces

Data Communication and Protection

The focus for this group is monitoring and reviewing security regulation and removing barriers for data access, transfer, processing and protection. This group also evaluates communication technologies to get insight in applicability for smart metering.

Thomas Weisshaupt, Wirepas

Marketing and Events

This group defines and implements ESMIG’s communication strategy, including event participation and organisation, and involvement in exhibitions and conferences. 

Manfred Kube, Telit Cinterion

Regulation and Policy

The main goal of this group is maintaining a watch on EU regulatory and legislative developments which may impact any aspect of smart energy management in Europe. Members strive to ensure effective and coherent policy development and coordinate ESMIG’s responses to political developments. 

Luiz Gazulha, Gridspertise

Empower Prosumers

Focusing on interoperability for demand-side flexibility and consumer engagement, this group explores use cases, infrastructure definition and standards selection. 

Ferry Cserep, Netinium

Multi Utility Metering

Diving into the metrological and legal aspects of the advanced metering infrastructure, this group also manages relationships with related industry associations. In addition, members develop concepts for the future metering infrastructure. 

Henri Teboulle, Sagemcom

Task Forces

— Standard Essential Patents 
— Fair Competition in the Energy Sector
— Cybersecurity Regulation 
— Interoperability Demo
— Germany
— Multi Utility Gateway