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GridWise Alliance - Policy Position on Data Access & Privacy Issues

Aug. 31, 2011

GridWise Alliance


This fact sheet describes how the Gridwise Alliance recommends that privacy concerns for energy use data be addressed by the application of Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) and by encouraging utilities, service providers and other interested stakeholders to develop voluntary, enforceable codes to which all will subscribe and abide, based on FIP principles like transparency and choice.

The Department of Energy's Office of Electricity (OE) recognizes that our nation's sustained economic prosperity, quality of life, and global competitiveness depends on an abundance of secure, reliable, and affordable energy resources. OE leads the Department of Energy's efforts to ensure a resilient, and flexible electricity system in the United States. Learn more about OE >>

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