An Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Future Energy Networks

  • Stamatis Karnouskos
  • Orestis Terzidis
  • Panagiotis Karnouskos


We are moving towards a highly distributed service-oriented energy infrastructure where providers and consumers heavily interact with interchangeable roles. Smart meters empower an advanced metering infrastructure which is able to react almost in real time, provide fine-grained energy production or consumption info and adapt its behavior proactively. We focus on the infrastructure itself, the role and architecture of smart meters as well as the security and business implications. Finally we discuss on research directions that need to be followed in order to effectively support the energy networks on the future


Service-Oriented Infrastructure Advanced Metering Energy Management Information Services Business Process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stamatis Karnouskos
    • 1
  • Orestis Terzidis
    • 1
  • Panagiotis Karnouskos
    • 2
  1. 1.SAP ResearchD-76131 KarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Frigoglass S.A.I.C., GR-25200Kato AchaiaGreece

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