Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- October 19, 2011 - The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Plenary has approved a further three standards to be added into the Catalog of Standards.

These are:

  • IEEE C37.238 IEEE Standard Profile for Use of IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol in Power System Applications, which specifies a common profile for use of IEEE 1588-2008 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) in power system protection, control, automation and data communication applications utilizing an Ethernet communications architecture.
  • WS-Calendar Common Schedule Communication Mechanism for Energy Transactions, which adapts the existing specifications for calendaring to passing schedule and event information between and within services.
  • SAE 2847-1 Communication between Plug-in Vehicles and the Utility Grid, which establishes requirements and specifications for communication between plug-in electric vehicles and the electric power grid, for energy transfer and other applications.

The addition of these standards brings the total number currently in the Catalog to nine.