SUNSPEC ALLIANCE

Open Standards for the Distributed Energy Industry

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Companies and individuals who want to drive standards in the Distributed Energy industry should join the SunSpec Alliance. Our objective is to accelerate the growth of the renewable energy economy by enabling SunSpec Alliance members to leverage the benefits of automation, interoperability, economies of scale, and full participation in the Smart Grid.

PRODUCT CERTIFICATION

The SunSpec Certification program takes a holistic approach to compliance testing, security, and communication of results and quality control.

SUNSPEC ECOSYSTEM

SunSpec standards enable interoperability of components and systems, are compatible with diverse utility grids and microgrids around the globe, and support the establishment of Distributed Energy as a financial asset class.

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A GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF LEADERS

As Members of the SunSpec Alliance, global leaders from Asia, Europe, and North America are creating an ecosystem of products, services, and information systems that work well together, cost less to build and operate, and work wherever they are deployed. Membership is open to corporations, non-profits, and individuals.

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WHAT ARE YOU INTERESTED IN?

The SunSpec Alliance is a global alliance of distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability, grid interconnection, and secure data communications for Distributed Energy Resource (DER) and Electric Vehicle (EV) technologies. SunSpec’s free open standards reduce cost for consumers, promote technological innovation, and accelerate industry growth. Membership is open to corporations, non-profits, and individuals.

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IN THE NEWS

IEEE 2030.5 / V2G AC Profile Promoted to TEST Status

This profile serves to assist EVSE and PEV manufacturers, operators, and system integrators to implement the SAE J3072 requirements using the IEEE 2030.5 protocol. 

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SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar

Using artificial intelligence to provide situational awareness and determine the cyber-physical impacts on DER networks. When: Thu, November 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST Where: Online

2022 SunSpec alliance member meeting & der technology conference

SUNSPEC 2022 MEMBERS MEETING Purchase tickets and reserve rooms by November 7th, 2022 to secure lowest cost. About the event SunSpec sets the communication standards that define the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) management and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging...

IEEE 2030.5 / V2G AC Profile Now in TEST Status

As of June 27, 2022, the IEEE 2030.5 / SAE J3072 EV Charging Profile Work Group officially promoted its IEEE 2030.5 V2G-AC Profile Implementation Guide for SAE J3072 from DRAFT to TEST status.  This profile serves to assist EVSE and PEV manufacturers, operators, and...

Important News for Manufacturers Seeking UL 1741 SB Compliance

Many smart inverter and energy storage system manufacturers are incorporating the SunSpec Modbus interface into their products to achieve UL 1741 SB compliance. If your company matches this description, we have some important information to share. The SunSpec Modbus...

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JOIN THE SUNSPEC ALLIANCE

Companies and individuals who want to drive standards in the renewable energy industry should join the SunSpec Alliance. Our objective is to accelerate the growth of the renewable energy economy by enabling SunSpec Alliance members to leverage the benefits of automation, interoperability, economies of scale, and full participation in the Smart Energy Grid.