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SmartGrid Interoperability Standards are available online. Collected here are Smart Grid standards from the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Catalog of Standards and the NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0 (pdf link). Given the nature and goal of interoperability, most of the standards presented here are part of both the SGIP and the NIST Framework. For further information, please visit the NIST SmartGrid site.

CEA 709.1-D-2014 (ANSI)

Control Network Protocol Specification

This specification applies to a communication protocol for networked control systems. The protocol provides peer-to-peer communication for networked control and is suitable for implementing both peer-to-peer and master-slave control strategies. This specification describes services in layers 2-7. In the layer 2 (data link layer) specification, it also describes the MAC sub-layer interface to the physical layer. The physical layer provides a choice of transmission media. The interface described in this specification supports multiple transmission media at the physical layer. In the layer 7 specification, it includes a description of the types of messages used by applications to exchange application and network management data.

CEA 709.2-A-2000 (R2012) (ANSI)

Control Network Power Line (PL) Channel Specification

This document specifies the Control Network Power Line (PL) Channel and serves as a companion document to the EIA-709.1 Control Network Protocol Specification. Its purpose is to present the information necessary for the development of a PL physical network and nodes to communicate the share information over the network. This is one of a series of documents covering the various media that comprise the EIA-709 Standard.This specification contains all the information necessary to facilitate the exchange of data and control information over the power line medium within a home.

CEA 709.3-1999 (R2004) (ANSI)

Free-Topology Twisted-Pair Channel Specification

This document specifies the EIA-709.3 free-topology twisted-pair channel and serves as a companion document to the EIA-709.1 Control Network Protocol Specification [1]. The channel supports communication at 78.125 kbps between multiple nodes, each of which consists of a transceiver, a protocol processor and application processor, a power supply and application electronics.

CEA 709.4-2013 (ANSI)

Fiber-Optic Channel Specification

This document specifies the physical layer (OSI Layer 1) requirements for the EIA -709.4 fiber-optic channel which encompasses the interface to the Media Access Control (MAC) layer and the interface to the medium. Parameters that are controlled by other layers but control the operation of the physical layer are also specified.

CEA 852.1-A-2014 (ANSI)

Enhanced Protocol for Tunneling Component Network Protocols over Internet Protocol Channels

The CEA-852.1 standard specifies a communications method that allows networked data acquisition and control devices to communicate with each other over the internet. The purpose of such devices are widely varying and include functions such as appliance monitoring, meter reading, and HVAC and lighting control to name a few. CEA-852.1 does not replace existing device communications protocols, but instead allows those protocols to use the internet as a communications medium.


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