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No 1 (2016): Energy

Trials and Tribulations of a Smart World: A Swiss Take on Privacy in Smart Metering

  • Rehana Harasgama
  • Aurelia Tamò
March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018


This paper focuses on the implementation of smart meters and its privacy impacts. We outline the expectations and challenges of smart meters in today’s society and illustrate various Swiss pilot projects. To conclude, the concept of Privacy by Design as a solution to privacy concerns related to the roll-out of smart meters is introduced.