The OpenADR Alliance is fostering the development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard through collaboration, education, training, testing, and certification. The OpenADR Alliance intends to work with related organizations such as the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel, Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), Utilities Communications Architecture International User’s Group (UCAIug), Wi-Fi Alliance™, ZigBee Alliance™ and others as appropriate. The OpenADR Alliance is open to all interested stakeholders sharing a common interest in facilitating and accelerating the use and adoption of the OpenADR standard for price- and reliability-based demand response.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and IPKeys Technologies, an expert in Smart Grid communications technology, have partnered to deliver a fully Automated Demand Response (AutoDR) and Energy Management Information System (EMIS) solution for utilities’ and commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. Through this solution Schneider Electric and IPKeys Technologies enable the collaborative utility-customer relationship necessary to make Smart Grid a reality.
IPKeys Technologies, an expert in Smart Grid communications technology and Connexx Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Lynxspring, Inc. and leading developer of open technologies for building automation and energy management solutions have partnered to deliver an OpenADR 2.0 a-certified Virtual End Node (VEN) driver for the Niagara AX® platform. Through this solution, IPKeys Technologies and Connexx Energy will provide an OpenADR 2.0b-certified driver for Niagara AX®, permitting rapid deployment of standards-based AutoDR solutions to the Niagara community.