1:30-2 PM - SunSpec Alliance

Report
2012 SunSpec Alliance
Members Meeting
John Nunneley, Executive Director
SunSpec Alliance Mission
Accelerate the growth of
the renewable energy industry
by standardizing data interfaces
of energy system components
and by promoting the adoption of
SunSpec Alliance recommendations
and the SunSpec brand
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Agenda Review – Day 1
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Noon: Working Lunch (provided)
12:15–12:45 PM: Integrating Solar PV and Storage in Smart Grids,
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1-1:30 PM: New Specification Primer - SunSpec Plant Extract,
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LoggerWare – Bob Fox
Outback Power - Tim Shirley
Solectria Renewables - Scott Bowden
TEAL Electronics - Rogan Guild
3:30-5 PM: Smart Energy Profile 2.0 Update and Lessons Learned in High
Penetration Grids
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Lynn Linse, Digi International
2:15-3:15 PM: Member Updates
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Brett Francis, Power-One
1:30-2 PM: New Specification Primer - SunSpec Logger,
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Brad Roberts, Electricity Storage Association (ESA)
Thomas Herbst, Silver Spring Networks
5 PM: Adjourn
7:15 PM: SunSpec Member's Appreciation Dinner
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RIO VooDoo SteakHouse
Agenda Review – Day 2
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9-9:30 AM: SunSpec Member's Breakfast and Opening Remarks
9:30-10:00 AM: Sustaining Sustainability: Monitoring and Verification as the Basis
for Sustained Municipal Investment in Renewable Energy, Joseph LaRusso Esq.,
City of Boston
10:15-11:00 AM: Driving Best Practices & Standards in Solar PV: SunSpec
Whitepaper Presentation and Intro to Solar 3.0, Tom Tansy
11-11:30 AM: New Specification Primer - SunSpec Module, Yaron Binder Solar Edge
11:30-Noon: Specification Workgroup Updates
 SunSpec Inverter Control - Bill Randle, AE Solar Energy
 SunSpec Logger Configuration - Lynn Linse, Digi International
Noon: Lunch
12:00-12:30 PM: Renewables and Storage Integration Deep Dive,
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Dr. Allen Hefner, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology
12:30-1:00 PM: Anti-Islanding Standards, Brian Seal, Electric Power Research
Institute
 1:15-3 PM: Member Updates
 Siemens – Laura Berland-Shane
 Danfoss - Mark Haug, Director, Strategic Marketing
 Obvius - Kyle Alexander
 AE Solar Energy – Brent Cheldelin
Agenda Review – Day 2 (cont)
 3:15 – 5 : Technical Breakout Session
 String Combiner – Aaron Parker
 Common Model – Bill Randle
 Charge Controller – Tim Shirley
 MPPT – John Blair
 Plant Extract – Brett Francis
 5pm : Wrap-up / Adjourn
New Branding and Website
Membership Update
 Strong growth in Membership in 2011
 51 Members!
 Consistent Renewals
 Broadening Appeal
 Industry Recognition
 Solar Power International Outreach
New Members Welcome
SunSpec Monitoring Architecture
Reporting
/Applications /
Analytic Engines
Inverter
Local
SCADA/
Admin
String
Combiner
Firewall
Meter
Data
Logger
Panel
Enviro
Storage
Trackers
Plant Equipment
Cloud
MODBUS
RTU/TCP
Over
RS-485,
Ethernet.
Zigbee, or
WIFI.
Firewall
Internet
Application
Platform
Secure Web
Service
Remote Monitoring, Admin and Control
Plant Data
Import /
Export
New Initiative – Plant Data
Reporting
/Applications /
Analytic Engines
Inverter
Local
SCADA/
Admin
String
Combiner
Firewall
Meter
Data
Logger
Panel
Enviro
Storage
Trackers
Plant Equipment
Cloud
MODBUS
RTU/TCP
Over
RS-485,
Ethernet.
Zigbee, or
WIFI.
Firewall
Internet
Application
Platform
Secure Web
Service
Remote Monitoring, Admin and Control
Plant Data
Import /
Export
Standards Liaison Activity
 Board Member, Renewable Energy Stakeholder
for the National Institute of Standards, Smart
Grid Interoperability Panel (NIST/SGIP)
 National Smart Grid standards
 Chairing weekly Zigbee Alliance DER Workgroup
 Smart Energy Profile for Distributed Energy Resources
 Chairing ASHRAE SPC201p Generator Workgroup
 Facility Smart Grid Information Model
 Electricity Storage Association partnership
 SolarTech partnership
11
Spring PlugFest Announcement
 Back by Popular Demand
 Certification Testing
 Interoperability Testing
 Location: TUV, Pleasanton CA
 Date (Tentative): April 17 & 18

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