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OpenADR Symposium

OpenADR Alliance Hosts International OpenADR Symposium:
“The Protocol for Distributed Energy Resources and the Future Grid”

Multi-day event will explore how global organizations standardize DR and DER communications, automate DR/DER processes, simplify customer energy management and reduce stranded assets

San Ramon, Calif. – April 2, 2019 — The OpenADR Alliance today announced it will host an International OpenADR Symposium: The Protocol for Distributed Energy Resources and the Future Grid, June 11-13, 2019. The event will be held at PG&E’s Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco, CA.

The event is co-hosted by Southern California Edison and is open to OpenADR members and non-members. Attendees will explore and engage in why standardized communications are critical to effectively scaling the future grid. Various workshops will focus on the application of open, highly secure, two-way information exchange for dynamic pricing and reliability signals between utility, aggregator and DERs.

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OpenADR Alliance at DistribuTECH

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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

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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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