ECN 7000

Echelon Unveils New Platform

Echelon Corporation has introduced a new open software platform for distributed control of the smart grid. The Echelon Control System (ECoS) runs at the edge of the grid, which represents the space where the distribution network connects to customers, via the new Edge Control Node (ECN) 7000 series of open and extensible hardware solutions. The announcement was made at a special presentation attended by industry consultants and Echelon customers and partners including Duke Energy, Oracle, SEAS-NVE, and Telvent. Echelon also announced today that Duke Energy will be the first customer for the ECoS.