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UtilityAPI office in Oakland

1212 Broadway Suite

#1600

Oakland, CA 94612

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Energy Data Privacy: How Climate Changes Everything

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Energy data used to be boring. The utility read your meter 12 times a

year, and no one cared much about seeing your utility bill history.

Nowadays, things are very different. As the $10+ trillion energy

transition to renewables ramps up to fight climate change, private

energy data access is a critical requirement to deploy and manage

distributed energy resources like solar, battery storage, electric

vehicles, demand response, and energy efficiency.


Also, to make things harder, smart meters are second only to smart

phones in how much they know about your day-to-day life. They know

when you're home, when you're at work, when you're sleeping, when

you're watching TV, when you're taking a shower, when you're having

sex. So how do we make the switch to a carbon-free future without

compromising energy data privacy? What will the future of energy data

privacy look like?

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Bio:

Daniel Roesler is the co-founder and CEO of UtilityAPI, a utility data

service that automates interactions with utilities. UtilityAPI is an

early adopter of the U.S. Department of Energy DataGuard Voluntary

Code of Conduct, which outlines best practices for handling private

energy data. Daniel is on the board of the Green Button Alliance,

which manages the international standard around personal utility data

access, and is technical contributor to the Customer Data Access

Committee at the California Public Utilities Commission, which comes

up with the next generation of regulations around utility data access

in California. In his spare time, Daniel maintains several open source

privacy and security projects.

Tickets are limited to 40 people. Feel free to contact us if you have any trouble getting a ticket.

You are encouraged to read this relevant article on the legal status of smart meters before Daniel’s talk: https://www.lawfareblog.com/public-utilitys-recording-home-energy-consumption-every-15-minutes-search-seventh-circuit-rules


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