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SunSpec Alliance Annual Member Meeting & Gridvolution

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

SunSpec Alliance Annual Member Meeting & Gridvolution

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Type End Quantity
In-Person Attendance
An SPI Expo Pass is required to attend
Sep 27, 2018 Free  
Online Attendance Sep 27, 2018 Free  
Apply to Speak
Available to Members Only
Sep 27, 2018 Free  
Rapid Shutdown Marketers Breakout Session RSVP Sep 27, 2018 Free  
SIWG Meeting RSVP Sep 27, 2018 Free  

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SunSpec Alliance Annual Member Meeting and Gridvolution

September 27, 2018

at Solar Power International

Room 202AB

The SunSpec Alliance is pleased to host three concurrent events at SPI 2018: the SunSpec Annual Members Meeting; SunSpec Gridvolution: an exploration of the grid in evolution; and the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) Smart Inverter Working Group (SIWG). 

The SunSpec Annual Members Meeting is for members only. Both Gridvolution and the CPUC SIWG are open to the public.


SunSpec Annual Members Meeting

The SunSpec Alliance will conduct its Annual Member Meeting at Solar Power International from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. SPI expo passes are required to attend. All members unable to attend the SPI event are welcome to join the members meeting via GoToMeeting - register above to receive the coordinates.

7:45 AM: Member Meeting Registration, Coffee, & Networking
8:00 AM: Welcome
8:05 AM: 
State of the SunSpec Alliance report
8:20 AM: SunSpec Certification and new programs for 2019
8:40 AM: Discussion
9:00 AM: Break for Gridvolution



Following the Annual Member Meeting, we will open our doors to the public to present Gridvolution: an exploration of the grid in evolution. Gridvolution, gives voice to Distributed Energy Resources (DER) stakeholders working to digitize information and interoperability of energy assets. This platform brings together those creating our digital energy reality with standardized data communications touching every aspect of residential, commercial, and industrial solar and energy storage. 

9:00 AM: Registration & Networking
9:30 AM: Welcom
9:35 AM: Streamlining Financial Market Availability of DER Assets through Orange Button
10:00 AM: Addressing Safety Mandates – Communication Interoperability Solutions for NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown 
10:30 AM: Break
10:45 AM: Building the Digital Grid – CA Rule 21 and Interoperability
11:30 AM: Cyber Security – Ensuring DER Systems on the Grid are Secure
11:30 AM: Break out session: Rapid Shutdown Marketers Meeting
12:00 PM: Closing comments


Smart Inverter Working Group

And finally, the California Public Utility Commission, supported by SunSpec Alliance, will host the Smart Inverter Working Group. Look for news from the CPUC regarding the agenda.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: California Public Utility Commission Smart Inverter Working Group (SIWG) In-Person SPI Meeting

Have questions about SunSpec Alliance Annual Member Meeting & Gridvolution? Contact SunSpec Alliance

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Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave
Room 202AB
Anaheim, CA 92802

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

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SunSpec Alliance

The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of solar PV, energy storage and other distributed energy resource  industry participants, together pursuing information standards for the renewable energy industry. SunSpec standards address most major sub-systems and operational aspects of PV  and energy storage power plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth. Over 100 organizations are members of the SunSpec Alliance, including global leaders from Asia, Europe, and North America. Membership is open to corporations, non-profits, and individuals. For more information about the SunSpec Alliance, or to download SunSpec specifications at no charge, please visit

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