NIST Interoperability Framework for the Smart Grid George W. Arnold, Eng.Sc.D. National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability National Institute.

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>NIST Interoperability Framework for the Smart Grid George W. Arnold, Eng.Sc.D. National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability National Institute of Standards and Technology U.S. Department of Commerce Slide 2 Smart Grid A U.S. National Priority Well fund a better, smarter electricity grid and train workers to build it President Barack Obama To meet the energy challenge and create a 21 st century energy economy, we need a 21 st century electric grid Secretary of Energy Steven Chu A smart electricity grid will revolutionize the way we use energy, but we need standards Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke It is the policy of the United States to support the modernization of the Nation's electricity [system] to achievea Smart Grid. Congress, EISA 2007 Slide 3 Smart Grid: The Enernet Graphics courtesy of EPRI 2-way flow of electricity and information Standards Provide a Critical Foundation Slide 4 Government Roles in Smart Grid 4 Public Utility Commissions Federal State Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Other Federal Agencies Slide 5 5 Under Title XIII, Section 1305 of EISA, NIST has primary responsibility to coordinate development of a framework that includes protocols and model standards for information management to achieve interoperability of smart grid devices and systems Congress directed that the framework be flexible, uniform, and technology neutral Use of these standards is a criteria for DoE Smart Grid Investment Grants Input to FERC and state PUC rulemaking NIST Role in Standards for the Smart Grid 5 Slide 6 NIST Smart Grid Framework and Roadmap, Release 1.0 Conceptual Model Published January 2010 Extensive public input and review Smart Grid Vision / Model 75 key standards identified IEC, IEEE, 16 Priority Action Plans to fill gaps (one completed) Includes cyber security strategy Companion document NISTIR 7628 Slide 7 The Standards Address Demand Response and Consumer Energy Efficiency Wide Area Situational Awareness Electric Storage Electric Transportation Advanced Metering Infrastructure Distribution Grid Management Cyber Security Network Communications Slide 8 Key Standards Under Development 8 Data standards for customer energy usage information Price, schedule, demand response signals for appliance- to-grid communications Rapid electric vehicle charging Slide 9 Smart Grid Will Use International Standards 9 ISO/IEC/ITU IETF IEEE/SAE/ISA Global consortia Slide 10 Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Public-private partnership formed November 2009 Permanent body Open, transparent process Coordinates, does not develop standards Over 580 member organizations 22 stakeholder categories utilities, renewable power suppliers, electric equipment suppliers, ICT, appliance makers, automation suppliers, standards developers, regulators, venture capital, International participation 27 standards bodies including ISO, IEC, ITU-T participating 10 Slide 11 Further Information Web portal: Contact: George Arnold, National Coordinator Email: Telephone: +1.301.975.2232 11 </p>


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