London Hydro First Utility to Meet Ontario Energy Data Regulation
On 18 May, London Hydro’s
Green Button Connect My Data platform was certified as compliant to the NAESB's REQ.21 ESPI standard version 3.3 for both energy usage data and retail customer data through the GBA’s comprehensive testing and certification process. London Hydro became the first Canadian utility to meet Ontario Regulation 633/21: Energy Data
which requires nearly all regulated electricity and natural gas utilities in the province to provide Certified Green Button standard-compliant Green Button Connect My Data (CMD) and Download My Data (DMD) energy data access implementations to their customers by November, 2023.
"As demand for access to energy data and customer account information continues to skyrocket, customers and application developers will look to utilities to provide Certified standards-compliant Green Button CMD solutions," said Syed Mir, CIO & VP, Corporate Services, London Hydro. "Green Button Certified solutions remove barriers to accessing energy data, assure a seamless and secure data-sharing experience for customers, and speed the implementation of new energy efficiency services and clean energy projects."