The SmartGrids European Technology Platform for Electricity Networks of the Future began its work in 2005. Its aim was to formulate and promote a vision for the development of European electricity networks looking towards 2020 and beyond.
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The foundation of the European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG) recognises the fact that the relevant industries have a key role to play in the general roll out and adequate use of Smart Metering technology, a consistent technological roll out in each of the 27 Member States of the EU and the provision of maximum benefit from the new technology for users, utilities and the environment.
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ESNA is an an association formed by a group of companies who recognized the need for establishing an organization to promote the application of advanced energy management systems, including AMR/AMM, based on the NES platform and to build and expand the interoperability standard for utility networks.