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OpenADR Momentum 2024

OpenADR Alliance announces evolving membership as demand for electric vehicles grows

200-member milestone driven by wave of innovative EV business models

May 22, 2024; San Ramon, CA – The OpenADR Alliance has announced significant membership growth to reach 200 members as the demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and supporting technologies increases. The Alliance, a global ecosystem of software/platform providers, device manufacturers, operators, and EV service equipment companies, has seen a new group of member companies in recent months, including those with innovative EV business models such as payment systems.

OpenADR Alliance launches OpenADR 3.0

OpenADR Alliance launches new communications standard to help utilities manage growth in renewable energy sources and EV charging

ENLIT Europe, Paris, France; 28 November 2023 –The OpenADR Alliance, the global industry body created to foster the development, adoption, and compliance of OpenADR, has launched a new version of its OpenADR communications standard. OpenADR 3.0 is designed to support utilities, operators, aggregators, and customers as they try to manage the growing range of distributed energy resources (DER) including renewables, energy storage, electric vehicle (EV) batteries and charging infrastructure, as well as demand response resources like commercial buildings or homes.

OpenADR Momentum & Ford Joins Board of Directors
Ford Motor Company becomes first automotive manufacturer to joinOpenADR Alliance
as EV market expansion drives membership growth in Europe
28 February 2023; London, UK - Ford Motor Company (Ford) has become the first automotive manufacturer to join the OpenADR Alliance Board of Directors and as a member company, as demand for electric vehicles (EVs) accelerates. Created to foster the development, adoption, and compliance of the OpenADR and related communications standards, the Alliance has seen record growth in membership, with managed EV charging platforms the fastest growing component.
Alliance to showcase OpenADR EV, DER & DR Solutions

JANUARY 25, 2023

OpenADR Alliance to showcase OpenADR DER & DR Solutions with QualityLogic and Grid Solutions

  • Ford Motor Company joins OpenADR’s Leadership
  • Product innovation allows cloud-based, rapid deployment of demand side resources
  • New certification program supports water heaters and other appliances as part of peak-load management or other customer programs

WHEN: Feb. 7-9, 2022

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center in booth 6111 (next to the EV Zone)

WHAT: The OpenADR Alliance is broadening its outreach in 2023 in response to the accelerating certification of products and growing deployment of OpenADR-based solutions. The OpenADR Alliance, along with members QualityLogic and Grid Solutions, are showcasing solutions and developer resources based on the OpenADR standard for renewable energy, energy storage, demand response and electric vehicle charging. More than 25 OpenADR members including ABB, Itron, Landis+Gyr,  IPKeys Partners and more, are exhibiting smart grid solutions throughout the showfloor.

AMPECO and OpenADR Alliance partner in Europe

AMPECO and OpenADR Alliance partner to unlock energy flexibility opportunities in Europe

OpenADR is becoming the most common standard for EV charging demand response applications

30 November – ENLIT Europe - Frankfurt, Germany

AMPECO and OpenADR Alliance have announced their partnership at Enlit Europe 2022 in Frankfurt, to empower global utilities and charge point operators in unlocking energy flexibility opportunities. Coinciding with Europe’s largest event for distributed energy resources with more than 15,000 attendees, today’s announcement demonstrates the growing momentum for cloud-based demand response (DR) solutions in the context of electric vehicle (EV) charging.

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