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GridWise Alliance - Policy Position on Data Access & Privacy Issues

August 2011
GridWise Alliance
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This fact sheet describes how the Gridwise Alliance recommends that privacy concerns for energy use data be addressed by the application of Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) and by encouraging utilities, service providers and other interested stakeholders to develop voluntary, enforceable codes to which all will subscribe and abide, based on FIP principles like transparency and choice.