Simi Valley, CA – July 11, 2013 – QualityLogic (www.qualitylogic.com) today announced the availability of a new release of the OpenADR 2.0 Certification Test Harness with support for the newly released OpenADR ‘b’ Profile Specification. The ‘b’ Profile is a full-feature specification for complex energy management solutions supporting demand response (DR) and distributed energy resource management for both wholesale and retail programs.
Developed by OpenADR Alliance testing and training partner QualityLogic, the Certification Test Harness is available to OpenADR 2.0 ‘a’ and ‘b’ implementers for pre-testing and development, and it will also be used by the OpenADR Alliance test partner Intertek for final certification of devices for compliance with the 2.0 ‘a’ and ‘b’ specification. Early adopters have already begun pre-testing their products with the test harness’s over 160 conformance tests.
For more information about the OpenADR 2.0 Certification Test Harness, visit www.qualitylogic.com
QualityLogic has also updated the OpenADR 2.0 Training Workshttps://qualitylogic.com/industries/smart-energy/hops to include the ‘b’ profile. A public Training Workshop for developers of OpenADR 2.0 certified products and implementers of Demand Response (DR) programs will be held on September 23-24 in Simi Valley, California. The workshop, led by QualityLogic CTO Jim Zuber, features hands-on experience with OpenADR technology and test tools. The workshop is a public version of the successful exclusive workshops QualityLogic has presented for numerous early adopters of OpenADR technology.
QualityLogic is the testing partner for the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration, the largest project of its kind in the U.S. and was selected by the OpenADR Alliance to develop a conformance and interoperability test tool for OpenADR compliant products, and by Itron to develop and conduct testing for its ChoiceConnect® ERT® Certification Program. The Company offers interoperability, conformance, and certification test solutions for SEP 2 and other Smart Energy technologies and is an active participant in Smart Grid standards activities, including the OpenADR and ZigBee Alliance, Consortium for SEP 2 Interoperability, UCA OpenSG, SGIP, GWAC, MultiSpeak and others.
QualityLogic’s business is to accelerate the adoption of smart grid technologies through enabling interoperable products.
For more information, visit www.qualitylogic.com.
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