Smart electricity and gas meters in Europe to reach 274 mln by 2023 - study

Friday 9 November 2018 | 15:24 CET | News
The number of installed smart electricity and gas meters in Europe will rise this year by 22 percent to 151.9 million, and then jump 80 percent by 2023 to 273.7 million, according to a study from Berg Insight. Growth will be driven by nationwide rollouts of smart electricity and gas meters in France, Italy, the UK and several other countries. As a result, Berg noted that energy networks are quietly becoming massive IoT networks made up of connected smart meters and other smart grid devices. This will make them vulnerable to attacks.

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