Open Consortium for Smart Energy Profile 2

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3Q 2011 | IN-1009227

Leveraging Work across Many Industries



On August 16, 2011, the HomePlug Alliance, Wi-Fi Alliance, HomeGrid Forum, and ZigBee Alliance agreed to create an open consortium for Smart Energy Profile (SEP) 2 Interoperability, enabling a myriad of organizations from these alliances with technologies that support communications over Internet protocol (IP) to certify SEP 2 in accordance with a consistent test plan. This partnership among alliances leverages the cumulative work and technological advances of many industries to bring smart grid benefits to consumers.

Interoperability Is Vital


The joint certification and test program, selected by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2009 as a standard profile for smart energy management in home devices, will be used to certify wirele...

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