Introduction of smart meters delayed in Germany
Security concerns are delaying the introduction of smart meters in Germany, writes the news agency dpa in an article carried by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has yet to approve the meters’ external communication units. Nine companies have submitted their models. The BSI has so far declined to comment on the certification process for smart meter gateways, citing confidentiality reasons.
Read the article in German here.
See the CLEW dossier The digitalisation of the Energiewende for background.