Winter Quarter: Implementation of SunSpec Modbus

Date: Winter Quarter, Starting January 12, 2021 Course Number: ECE-40305 Credit: 3.00 unit(s) For questions related to this course visit cyberguardians.sunspec.org or contact membership@sunspec.org.Course Description: SunSpec Modbus™ is a set of data models and a communication protocol that is used in electric energy generation and storage applications for in-plant, component-level, monitoring and control. In May of 2020, IEEE […]

Winter Quarter: Introduction to Distributed Energy Resources in the Electric Grid

DateWinter Quarter, Starting January 4, 2021 LocationOnline The Nation's electric energy generation sources are rapidly transitioning from large central generation plants that burn fossil fuels to distributed generation systems (often located on rooftops) that use renewable energy sources such as solar photovoltaic. Important standards and regulation, like IEEE 1547-2018 at the federal level or California […]

Winter Quarter: Introduction to Cybersecurity in the Smart Energy Environment

Date Winter Quarter, Starting January 12, 2021 Location Online With increasing number of IoT devices being connected to the Internet, cybersecurity has become a vital requirement for the safe, reliable, and secure operation of those devices. Cybersecurity is especially important for a Smart Energy DER device as it is connected to the critical electric grid […]

Winter Quarter: Secure Communication Networking for Distributed Energy Resources

Date Winter Quarter, Starting January 12, 2021 Location Online This online, nine-week course is intended to provide current and future engineers working in the distributed energy industry with the information they need to design products that incorporate secure communication networking and deploy networks that incorporate these products. The course will also cover considerations associated with […]

SunSpec Modbus Work Group

This work group meets every Thursday  via GoToMeeting. The first meeting of this group started on February 6, 2020., is open to all SunSpec Alliance members. Contact membership@sunspec.org to enroll in the work group. Weekly on Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am Pacific time https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/391010789 Description: The SunSpec Modbus Work Group will work on updates to the […]

RAPID SHUTDOWN TECHNICAL WORK GROUP

The mission of the SunSpec Communication Signal for Rapid Shutdown (SunSpec RSD) Workgroup is to define a simple, open, multi-vendor, multi-device communication interoperability specification to support NEC 2017 and NEC 2020 690.12 rapid shutdown requirements. SunSpec RSD receivers can be applied in in solar arrays as single-module, multi-module, and string-level devices and SunSpec RSD transmitters can be applied adjacent to or embedded in inverters or power conversion devices.

ORANGE BUTTON WORK GROUP

The mission of the Orange Button work group is to ensure that the Orange Button taxonomy continues to address the most compelling use cases in the Distributed Energy (solar + storage) data exchange realm and that the Orange Button web service API continues to evolve to meet the needs of the software development community. The […]

SunSpec Modbus Work Group

This work group meets every Thursday  via GoToMeeting. The first meeting of this group started on February 6, 2020., is open to all SunSpec Alliance members. Contact membership@sunspec.org to enroll in the work group. Weekly on Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am Pacific time https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/391010789 Description: The SunSpec Modbus Work Group will work on updates to the […]

RAPID SHUTDOWN TECHNICAL WORK GROUP

The mission of the SunSpec Communication Signal for Rapid Shutdown (SunSpec RSD) Workgroup is to define a simple, open, multi-vendor, multi-device communication interoperability specification to support NEC 2017 and NEC 2020 690.12 rapid shutdown requirements. SunSpec RSD receivers can be applied in in solar arrays as single-module, multi-module, and string-level devices and SunSpec RSD transmitters can be applied adjacent to or embedded in inverters or power conversion devices.