Act on the Digitisation of the Energy Transition

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 9 October 2019

The Act heralds the launch of the smart grid, smart meter and smart home in Germany. It enables the development of a digital infrastructure that is capable of connecting more than 1.5 million electricity producers and large-scale consumers. The Act centers on the introduction of smart meters. They will provide a secure communication platform that will make the electricity supply system fit for the energy transition. A heavy focus lies on data security.