Georg is working for Austrian Energy Association and GEODE in the EU Smart Grids Task Force and is a key contributor to its advice for the ongoing initiative to establish European energy service interoperability legislation. He is also a member of EU DSO Entity’s expert groups for Data Interoperability and Distributed Flexibility. He contributes to continuously improving energy data exchange in Austria in co-operation with EDA GmbH. Accompanying these work streams, Georg is the initiator of Horizon Europe – funded “Project EDDIE – European Distributed Data Infrastructure for Energy”, which will make available European retail energy data easily available through a de-centralised uniform interface. Based on this foundation, Georg contributed to the design of INSIEME – an initiative to establish a holistic and standardized data exchange infrastructure for individual consumer activation and energy communities, to free their digital platforms from their national nutshell and let them grow and scale at a European level.