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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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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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SMA Residential Solutions Featuring SunSpec Rapid Shutdown

SMA Residential Solutions Featuring Sunspec Rapid shutdown SMA Webinar with Special Guest, Tom Tansy May 7th, 202011:30AM-12:30PM Pacific Online Join SMA and SunSpec in this training to discuss SMA's residential solutions with integrated ShadeFix optimization and...

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SunSpec Rapid Shutdown Webinar (Members Only)

SunSpec Rapid Shutdown Webinar (Members Only) SunSpec Rapid Shutdown Webinar: An Overview of SunSpec Rapid Shutdown (Members Only) About this Event This webinar will introduce Members of the SunSpec Alliance to the SunSpec Rapid Shutdown standard as well as the latest...

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Solis Inverters Earn SunSpec Rapid Shutdown Certification

For full article, visit Solar Power World Online. By Kelsey Misbrener Ginlong Technologies is rolling out its portfolio of SunSpec-certified residential, hybrid and commercial inverters to the U.S. market. Upon successful completion of the SunSpec Modbus...

Rapid Shutdown Gets Its First Sunspec Certification in Fronius

For full article, visit PV Magazine. The Fronius Symo Advanced product line, which had already been NEC 2017 compliant when coupled with a Tigo TS-4, is now also certified for rapid shutdown by the SunSpec Alliance. Stephen Coffrin – U.S. Department of Energy In the...

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IEEE 1547.1 – 2020 Is Officially Published

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 standard communication interfaces the official U.S. national standard for Distributed Energy Resources (DER).  The...

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