Federal Smart Grid Task Force, led by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE OE) convened the first meeting in the multi-stakeholder process. The goal of the process is to develop a Voluntary Code of Conduct (VCC) for utilities and third parties providing consumer energy use services that will addresses privacy related to data enabled by smart grid technologies.
The first meeting took place on February 26, 2013 from 9:30am to 4:30 pm in Washington, DC. Stakeholders engaged in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop the VCC. The objectives of the meeting were to 1) promote discussion among stakeholders regarding a proposed VCC outline, including the types of data to be covered and 2) establish procedural rules for developing the VCC.