Siemens Becomes Sponsor Member of OpenADR Alliance and Joins Board of Directors

The OpenADR Alliance today announced that Siemens, a global leader in electrical engineering and electronics, has become a Sponsor Member of the OpenADR Alliance. As a Sponsor Member, Siemens joins the Board of Directors comprised of Southern California Edison, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), AutoGrid, EnerNOC and Honeywell. 

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130826-902151.html

 EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a leading provider of energy intelligence software, today announced that its technology has been certified by the OpenADR Alliance for compliance with the OpenADR 2.0 Profile B specification. Profile B is designed for high-end embedded devices that support a wide range of demand response services and markets, and this certification confirms EnerNOC's ability to seamlessly integrate with demand response programs in new and existing markets that require standards compliance. EnerNOC is one of the first companies in the OpenADR Alliance to announce a 2.0B-compliant product.

http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/openadr-update-autogrid-fujitsu-get-2.0b-connected

It seems like every big smart grid and building energy management vendor is rolling out its own version of equipment to support OpenADR, the technology emerging as a standard for automating the interplay of grid and utility commands with building energy controls. The list includes Honeywell and AkuacomAlstom and UISOLSchneider Electric and IPKeys, EnerNOC, Comverge, Cisco, Hitachi, Toshiba, and a long list of other OpenADR Alliance members.

OpenADR Alliance Announces First Open Automated Demand Response 2.0b Certified Products

The OpenADR Alliance today announced the first OpenADR 2.0b-certified devices from a number of member companies, including: AutoGrid, EnerNOC, Fujitsu, Honeywell and IPKeys Technologies. The OpenADR 2.0b Profile Specification released in July of this year, is a full-feature specification for complex energy management solutions supporting automated demand response (ADR) and distributed energy resource (DER) management for both wholesale and retail programs. ADR programs enable customers to reduce their energy usage during times of peak demand, high wholesale market prices or grid stress.

Fujitsu Demand Response Client Software is World's First to Receive Latest OpenADR 2.0b Certification Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1419475#ixzz2cRCjEQTI

Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, and Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. today announced that the Demand Response (DR) client (VEN: Virtual End Node) software they developed is one of the first in the world to receive certification of compliance with OpenADR 2.0b, the latest DR standard, which was released in July 2013. 


Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1419475#ixzz2cRCpDCXH

Japan’s Appetite for Demand Response Awakens

Comverge, OpenADR Alliance make inroads.

Although there has been a lot of technology investment in the country, it is unclear where, how and when demand response will play out in Japan. When Comverge looked at the Japanese market, an R&D facility seemed like the most appropriate way to answer some of those questions, and the firm may be well positioned to leverage an early-mover advantage.

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OpenADR Alliance Releases 2.0b Profile Specification

The OpenADR Alliance has released the OpenADR 2.0b Profile Specification, a full-feature specification for energy management solutions supporting demand response (DR) and distributed energy resource management for both wholesale and retail programs.

OPENADR 2.0 CERT. TEST TOOL SUPPORTS 'B' PROFILE

Simi Valley, CA – July 11, 2013 – QualityLogic Inc. today announced the availability of a new release of the OpenADR 2.0 Certification Test Harness with support for the newly released OpenADR 'b' Profile Specification. The 'b' Profile is a full-feature specification for complex energy management solutions supporting demand response (DR) and distributed energy resource management for both wholesale and retail programs.

Daintree Networks Advances ControlScope with Open Automated Demand Response 2.0 Certification

Daintree Networks, the leading provider of networked wireless control solutions for smart buildings,  announced that it has passed all compliance testing of the new OpenADR2.0a profile specification. Certification ensures that Daintree's ControlScope solution can receive OpenADR2.0a signals from any certified OpenADR 2.0a server and act on those signals using ZigBee wireless mesh control to curtail multi-application energy consumption throughout a single or multi-site environment.

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