Cracking the Data Access and Security Nut: California Public Utility Commissions Adopts Rules for...

By Usman Sindhu – August 2, 2011
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California's three big investor-owned utilities (IOU) – Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison – received ruling on July 28, 2011 regarding customer data access and privacy. This order from California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) is an implementation of an already passed Senate Bill (SB) 1476, pertaining to consumer privacy in the smart metering infrastructure. With this ruling in place, commission will closely monitor the three IOUs activitie


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Usman Sindhu

Senior Research AnalystEnergy Insights

Usman Sindhu is a Senior Research Analyst for IDC energy Insights, supporting utilities, oil and gas. He writes and advises energy industry on cyber and information security, home energy management,…


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