Bob Heile,
Chairman,
ZigBee Alliance
 
San Ramon, CA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- July 18, 2011 - The revised version of the ZigBee Smart Energy version 2.0 standard is available for public review and comment for a 30-day period ending August 15.

Smart Energy 2.0 is aimed to provide an IP-based energy management solution capable of running on both wired and wireless communication protocols, including those supported by the HomeGrid Forum, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the ZigBee Alliance.

The draft 0.7 document includes progress made by the Smart Energy Working Group on a variety of topics identified during the last ballot. The draft now enters the next 30-day ballot period, while simultaneously the comment period runs.

“The ZigBee Alliance is committed to shepherding Smart Energy 2 through the various development milestones as efficiently and effectively as possible,” said Bob Heile, chairman of the ZigBee Alliance. “Gathering public input will ensure that Smart Energy 2 is a robust industry standard developed with the highest levels of participation and industry cooperation.”

Comments on the Smart Energy 2.0 Public Application Profile may be made online at www.zigbee.org/smartenergy, where also all documents can be found.