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Ipso Alliance Announces Interoperability Testing, New Standards, and New Members

It’s been a busy week for the IPSO Alliance, which made several announcements. In the first, the organization welcomed four new members: energy management company GreenWave Reality; Corporative Intelligence Laboratory S.L. of Spain; ElectroTest Sweden AB; and smart meter provider Sensus have all joined as Contributor members.

University of Manchester to Host International Energy Conference

In an effort to help develop sustainable power systems for the future, the University of Manchester will host the 2011 International Energy Conference, which is attracting some of the world’s leading academics and industrialists. The three-day event, planned to take place December 5 – 7 at Manchester Central, is being hosted by The University of Manchester’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

IEEE RE-DESIGNATES STANDARD

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has announced that its draft standard addressing electric-sourced transportation infrastructure, IEEE P1809, is being re-designated as IEEE P2030.1, effective immediately, and will join the organization’s IEEE P2030 Smart Grid family of standards. The re-designation reflects the increasing overlap between the two standards, including common objectives and complementary technologies.