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Get Ready for the Countdown to UL 1741 Certification: The Deadline is Approaching

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) reported that U.S. states with substantial DER markets will mandate product compliance starting as soon as mid-2022. For smart inverter manufacturers, this marks a 12-month countdown to complete IEEE 1547 testing and achieve UL 1741 SB certification. 

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SunSpec Cybersecurity Certification Program Launch

Setting A Cybersecurity Baseline for DER Device Now Please join us on September 28th at 8am PST for this exciting webinar launching the SunSpec DER Cybersecurity Certification program.   Overview: Distributed Energy Resources (DER), composed of solar, energy...

An Interview With Dale Peterson of s4 Events

Global Electrification Meets AI and Machine Learning with Dale Peterson of S4 Events Recap: OverviewPlease join as the leaders of the SunSpec/Sandia DER Cybersecurity Working Group interview Dale Peterson. Dale is a foremost authority on critical asset security,...

SunSpec Cybersecurity Certification Documents Vote On July 25 @ 9am PT

SunSpec Cybersecurity Certification Documents Vote The comment period for the SunSpec Cybersecurity Phase 1 certification program documentation has ended and all comments have been addressed. This SunSpec program is the first of its kind and will be available to all...

SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar: The Foundation of EV Charging Infrastructure

The Foundation of EV Charging Infrastructure View Recap Abstract Overview: Billions of dollars will be invested into one of the fastest growing applications of IEEE 1547-compliant DER technology in the next six years: EV charging infrastructure, Vehicle-to-Grid, and...

California Court Dismisses Tigo’s Infringement Claims Against SunSpec Alliance

July 6, 2023, SAN JOSE, Calif. – On June 28, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed the most consequential of Tigo Energy, Inc.’s patent infringement claims against the SunSpec Alliance, a non-profit trade alliance that makes...

Sunspec cybersecurity certification: 30 day comment period ends july 11th.

The Phase 1 SunSpec Cybersecurity Device Certification Specifications are now ready for broad review and comment. This comment period will conclude on July 11th at which time the work group will convene to begin resolving comments. Specifications up for review include...

Introducing Phase 1 of the SunSpec Cybersecurity Certification Program

The first step of a comprehensive cybersecurity certification program that will help secure the distributed energy grid. View Recap Distributed energy is a major component of our energy future, giving us cleaner and more diverse energy sources and a more resilient...

Responsible Cybersecurity Vulnerability Disclosure Practices for the DER Industry.

Responsible Cybersecurity Vulnerability Disclosure Practices for the DER Industry Abstract Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of reporting security flaws in computer software or hardware. Security researchers and others examine software and hardware products...


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