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Smart meters are remote communication devices designed for smart grid application. These devices have the potential to manage electricity consumption remotely, as well as other devices found on the Smart Grid (e.g. washing machine, water heaters, light fixtures, etc.).

Privacy Concerns

Standards & Laws

Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA)

creation of smart grid

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act)

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Policy Statement regarding smart grid systems and devices[1]

National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Interoperability Standards Project[2]

2nd Draft of the Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy and Requirements[3]


  1. http://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/comm-meet/2009/071609/E-3.pdf
  2. http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid/
  3. http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/nistir-7628/draft-nistir-7628_2nd-public-draft.pdf

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