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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Michael Holzinger (2011): Smart Metering und sein Einsatz in Österreich.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Verfahrens- und Energietechnik (IVET), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 106. UB BOKU obvsg FullText

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One measure for consuming energy more efficient is the use of Smart Metering. This paper investigates the use of Smart Metering in Austria, by describing and analysing the effect of Smart Metering on the different actors (network operators, suppliers and consumers) on electricity market and the costs and benefits of an installation of Smart Meters throughout Austria. Additionally this paper determines the contribution of Smart Meters to energy efficiency and also describes the current pilot projects with Smart Meters in Austria. The results show, that the consumers will derive the biggest financial and non-financial benefits, while the network operators will have to pay the highest monetary costs. Because of this fact, the energy companies in Austria have mixed feelings about the adoption of Smart Meters. Therefore, it is important to clarify general conditions for the future. Also the energy companies guess, that the consumers will profit from the use of Smart Meters. How high the savings per household will be, because of Smart Meters, is very difficult to estimate, but current figures assume 1.0 % to 3.5 %. Altogether, the Smart Meters will lead to energy savings and a more efficient use of energy in Austria.

Beurteilende(r): Braun Herbert

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