The need for speed on smart meter rollouts

In our quest for a sustainable energy future, smart meters are crucial. They accelerate the digital and green transition, enabling a smarter energy infrastructure build-up and ultimately contributing to more secure and affordable energy for consumers.

In an article for Enlit World, ESMIG’s Managing Director, Tomás Llobet, delves into the significance of smart meters, how they are changing the energy landscape, and how to unleash their full potential, while also addressing the need to speed up their rollout and deployment across EU member states.

Highlighting the importance of speeding up the rollout, according to the latest available figures, at the end of 2022, only 13 or just about half of the EU member states had reached the 80% target, of which 11 had reached rollout rates well above 90%. To address this, in a positive development, a new ‘Smart Meter Act’, adopted earlier in 2023, includes a binding roadmap with clear targets for the installation of smart electricity meters by 2032.

Read the full article here.



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