Distributed Energy Resources



Distributed Energy Resources

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Distributed Energy Resources


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SunSpec 2020 annual Member meeting award winners

Congratulations to the Open Standards Champion Award Winners! SunSpec 2020 Annual Member Meeting - December 8th, 2020 -- Attendees of this year's...

VetJobs Celebrates Military and Veterans With Salute to Industry Initiative

The Salute to Industry Initiative is Leading Military and Veterans into High Demand, High Growth Job Opportunities   Salute to Industry puts a...

New 700 Series Model Definitions for IEEE 1547 Near Approval

SunSpec Modbus is an open standard that enables interoperability amongst DER system components. Referenced in IEEE 1547-2018, the SunSpec Modbus...

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SunSpec Alliance

The SunSpec Alliance is an alliance of over 100 solar and storage distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of solar PV power and energy storage plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth.

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SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar

SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Working Group WebinarDate: January 21, 2021 Time: 9-10am Pacific Join the SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Working Group for an educational webinar featuring the Cybersecurity Advisory Team for State Solar (CATSS)....

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Fronius Webinar: SunSpec Makes PV Shutdown Easy

Fronius Webinar: SunSpec Makes PV Shutdown EasyDate: January 26, 2021 Time: 11 am - 12 pm (Pacific) About the Event: As most of the states in the US have adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), SunSpec's open industry standard for Rapid Shutdown is gaining...

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SunSpec Alliance 2020 Annual Member Meeting

SunSpec Alliance 2020 Annual Member Meeting Date: December 8th and 9th, 2020 Time: See Schedule for Details Join us on December 8th and 9th for the SunSpec Alliance 2020 Annual Member Meeting! This event is FREE to Members of the SunSpec Alliance. Contact...

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Standardization: The sign of a maturing solar industry

Original Article Published by PV Magazine By Tom Tansy The model of industry-wide standardization is one that the solar industry should look to achieve. A set of reliable rapid-shutdown standards will provide installers with the same level of choice and simplicity...

SunSpec Alliance Joins Energy Web, Announces Strategic Partnership

Original Article Published by Medium. San Jose, Calif. and Zug, Switzerland — 18 August 2020 — SunSpec Alliance (SunSpec) has joined as a member of Energy Web. Today the two organizations also jointly announced a strategic partnership to co-develop digital standards,...

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