Automation & Communication

Date Range: 2011 to Present
Funded by: CEC PIER ESI (DRRC)

Create a framework for OpenADR conformance and certification and transfer the requirements and framework to standards organizations.

Contact: Girish Ghatikar
Date Range: 2011 to Present
Funded by: CEC PIER ESI

 Provide standardized Auto-DR infrastructure and related OpenADR systems to advance and deploy OpenADR with Smart Grid technologies and end-use systems in California, to expand R&D to support OpenADR standardization, provide leadership for advancement of OpenADR within Smart Grid, and participate in ASHRAE TC 201 for information models related to OpenADR.

Contact: Girish Ghatikar
Date Range: Completed in 2010
Funded by: CEC PIER ESI (DRRC)

The overall goal of this project is to identify the most reliable and cost effective methods of achieving 1000 MW of Automated Demand Response to be used in conjunction with grid scale storage technologies to achieve a total of 4500 MW of clean ancillary services for the integration of 33% renewables onto California's electric grid.

Contact: David Watson