Sunspec 1547 Initiative
AUTOMATING IEEE 1547.1-2020 TESTING USING SUNSPEC MODBUS
The goal of the SunSpec 1547 initiative is to reduce UL 1741 SB testing by at least 50% by automating IEEE 1547.1-2020 testing and SunSpec Modbus for IEEE 1547-2018 Certification testing.
Utilizes Standard Interface
The IEEE 1547-2018 standard precisely defines the relationship between the physical functions of an inverter and the standard SunSpec Modbus communication interface.
ENSURES IEEE 1547.1-2020 Compliance
Obtaining SunSpec Modbus for IEEE 1547-2018 certification is the single most important factor for ensuring that a DER device will pass IEEE 1547.1-2020 compliance tests quickly.
Speeds Time to Market
By automating IEEE 1547.1-2020 testing, manufacturers and test labs will reduce testing time by 50% as compared to current methods, thus saving money and expediting time to market.
TOOLS AND RESOURCES FOR IEEE 1547.1-2020 Testing
Authorized Test Labs
SunSpec SVP Dashboard 1547 Plus Pack
Available to Members of the SunSpec Alliance, the SunSpec System Validation Platform (SVP) Dashboard is a Microsoft Windows application that enables visibility and control of SunSpec Modbus-enabled devices. Built on a friendly web-based graphical user interface, key features include the following:
Test scripts for validating SunSpec Modbus interface of DER devices
Test scripts for validating IEEE 1547.1-2020 functional- and interoperability compliance of DER devices
- Powerful environment for script customization with example scripts for automating lab equipment (i.e. PV simulator, grid simulator, and data acquisition equipment)
Download the SunSpec Modbus for 1547 Specification Package
Please submit the form below to download the SunSpec Modbus for 1547 Specification Package.
SunSpec Modbus for IEEE 1547-2018 Education
SunSpec offers online education courses for DER industry professionals working with SunSpec Modbus. Earn a certificate in Communications Software Development for DER, or take the Implementation of SunSpec Modbus course. Members of the SunSpec Alliance receive a 20% discount on all courses.
SunSpec Authorized Testing Laboratories (ATL)
SunSpec offers access to a network of SunSpec Modbus and IEEE 2030.5 protocol testing laboratories that are skilled in DER communication protocols. Most SunSpec ATLs are also Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs) as designated by OSHA.
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