Distributed Energy Resources



Distributed Energy Resources

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Distributed Energy Resources


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California Rule 21 Phase 2 Goes Into Effect This Month

Attestation requirements kick in and new CEC equipment list is published. Dear SunSpec Alliance Members and Friends, On June 22, 2020, California...

SunSpec: Smart inverter communication now a national standard, here’s what comes next

For full article, visit Solar Builder Magazine By Chris Crowell On May 21, 2020, the IEEE 1547.1-2020 standard was officially published, making...

IEEE 1547.1 – 2020 Is Officially Published

Dear SunSpec Alliance Members and Friends, On May 21, 2020, the IEEE 1547.1-2020 standard was officially published, making smart inverters with...

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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 and Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar

SunSpec & Sandia Cybersecurity Webinar Project Ekhi: Proactive Intrusion Detection and Mitigation System for DER Cybersecurity About this Event As part of its Civilian Cybersecurity research program, Sandia National Laboratories, led by Dr. Shamina...

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Fall Quarter 2020: Introduction to SunSpec Modbus

Date: Fall Quarter, Starting September 29, 2020 Course Number: ECE-40305 Credit: 1.00 unit(s) For questions related to this course visit or contact Course Description: SunSpec Modbus™ is a set of data models and a...

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