Press Releases
OpenADR Alliance at DistribuTECH

MEDIA ADVISORY

OpenADR Alliance at DistribuTECH: Presenting DER-Enabled OpenADR Solutions and Hosting First Educational Seminar for 2019

WHEN: February 5-7, 2019

WHERE: OpenADR Member Pavilion booth (#11543) in the main hall of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

WHAT: At the OpenADR Alliance booth, #11543, exhibiting members will showcase their innovative programs, solutions, and developer resources based on the OpenADR standard for automated demand response. Additionally, more than 20 Alliance members will be presenting smart grid solutions throughout the exhibition.

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OpenADR 2.0b Receives Approval as IEC Standard

OpenADR 2.0b Specification Receives Full Approval
as International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Standard

Latest OpenADR release recognized as global standard for demand response and distributed energy resource interconnection to the grid

San Ramon, Calif. – January 9, 2019 – The OpenADR Alliance today announced that the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the world’s leading International Standards organization for all electrical, electronic and related technologies, has approved the OpenADR 2.0b Profile Specification as a full IEC standard, to be known as IEC 62746-10-1 ED1. (https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/26267)

This highest level of international support validates the global importance of the OpenADR specification, recognizing the experience and best-practice knowhow of energy industry suppliers, integrators, researchers, consumers and regulators worldwide. OpenADR 2.0 adoption is taking place in many states in the U.S., including California, Nevada, Texas, Florida, Arizona, and Hawaii, as well as in Europe, China, Japan and Korea.

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Alliance to Showcase OpenADR DER Solutions and Ecosystem

MEDIA ADVISORY
JANUARY 16, 2018

OpenADR Alliance to Showcase OpenADR DER Solutions and Ecosystem at DistribuTECH 2018

WHEN: Jan. 23-Jan. 25, 2018

WHERE: OpenADR Member Pavilion booth No. 2453 in the main hall of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX

WHAT:

  • The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard, helps utilities manage the growing pool of distributed energy resources (DER), which includes renewable energy, energy storage, demand response and electric vehicle charging. The OpenADR standard supports communications to all DER resources to manage changes in load shape, energy inputs and power characteristics of DER assets.
  • In the OpenADR Alliance booth, No. 2453, exhibiting members will showcase their perspectives on innovative programs, solutions, and developer resources based on the OpenADR standard for automated demand response. Additionally more than 20 members will be showcasing smart grid solutions throughout the exhibition.
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First Certified Product Based on OpenADR Program Guide

OpenADR Alliance Announces First Certified Product Based on OpenADR 2.0 Program Guide

A step closer to Demand Response (DR) Program interoperability for Utilities, Developers and Implementers of Automated DR Programs

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017: The OpenADR Alliance today announced the availability of the first certified product based on the OpenADR 2.0 Demand Response Program Guide. The guide and certification program was designed to further the interoperability of products certified as OpenADR compliant. The certification program is a simple add-on to the current OpenADR 2.0b Profile Certification that is being required by utilities worldwide.

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OpenADR and DER PR

OpenADR Alliance To Extend its Automated Demand Response Standard to Help Utilities Manage Their Distributed Energy Resources

Demand Response and distributed energy resources provide powerful tools for managing a more flexible, secure, resilient and scalable electric grid

MORGAN HILL, Calif., June 20, 2017:TheOpenADR Alliance today announced it is expanding the scope of its automated demand response standard to include advanced communications for distributed energy resources (DER). Energy supplier’s worldwide use the OpenADR standard to send fast, reliable and secure price and event messages to a wide variety of customer-installed equipment, such as building control systems, Zero Net Energy (ZNE) homes, smart thermostats, air conditioners, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, water heaters, and advanced plug load controllers. By enhancing the standard with messaging support for common energy resources, OpenADR can provide a unified platform to help utilities and customers manage the constantly changing collection of DER resources, unifying a system of systems.

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