Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Metering Protocols for Smart Grid Systems

Hyo Jin Jo, In-Seok Kim, Dong Hoon Lee

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    Smart grids have attracted increasing interest in the field of industrial research. These systems allow electricity consumers to communicate with electrical systems using bidirectional communications. However, these bidirectional channels may introduce privacy threats to consumers. Considerable research has been conducted with the aim of resolving these threats. Unfortunately, a practical smart grid design with adequate efficiency and security functionalities has not yet been produced. In this paper, we propose lightweight privacy preserving metering protocols by designing a distributed authentication method to further increase the speed of the message authentication process. We confirmed the efficiency and security of our method by performing a detailed analysis.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number7163628
    Pages (from-to)1732-1742
    Number of pages11
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 May 1


    • Distributed verification
    • privacy
    • smart grid

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Science(all)


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