5.3.4 Energy Consumption Data Policies

DC Order on System Level Energy Data

Directing utilities to make system-level energy data available on their websites and improving data access for residential customers.

Illinois’ 15/15 rule

Allowing anonymized customer data sharing where information is from at least 15 customers and no single customer’s load accounts for more than 15% of the total.

California Customer Data Protection rules

Established fair information practice requirements, including a consumer right of access and control, data minimization obligations, use and disclosure limitations, and data quality and integrity requirements.

DOE’s Voluntary Code of Conduct

Voluntary Code of Conduct on data privacy and the smart grid articulates principles to address concerns that an individual’s energy consumption data not be disclosed in a manner that might compromise their privacy.