. It is the link between process data processing and company-wide information processing and provides both sides with corresponding functions. For example, Meter Data Management processes the consumption data from AMI systems (Advanced Metering Infrastructure
), into which the analysis values of individual consumption points flow, as well as those of other market participants, third-party users and metering service providers. The Meter Data Management System (MDMS) can be seen as a calculation automat that makes its results available to other applications via communication networks.
For example, for the processing of forecast data or the preparation of invoices on the basis of electronically recorded consumption values.