Z-Wave, OpenADR alliances join to speed OpenADR standard adoption

Z-Wave Alliance members have successfully completed field trials with utilities such as Sacramento Municipal Utility District using OpenADR standards to implement effective demand response programs

Jan 25th, 2012

San Antonio, January 25, 2012 — The Z-Wave Alliance and OpenADR Alliance, announced from DistribuTECH (Booth #1627) the signing of a liaison agreement to collaborate on compliance and interoperability programs to ensure successful market deployment of the OpenADR 2.0 standard.

The OpenADR Alliance is a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption and compliance of a smart grid standard known as Open Automated Demand Response.

Z-Wave Alliance members have successfully completed field trials with utilities such as Sacramento Municipal Utility District using OpenADR standards to implement effective demand response programs.

Z-Wave is an international standard for low-power RF mesh network communication and is used for building area communications enabling products such as; gateways, thermostats, lighting controls, window and shade controls, home energy displays, smart appliances and load controls to form intelligent networks. The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of over 160 companies worldwide who use the Z-Wave technology in their products and services.

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