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The European Commission presents the new Smart Grid Standardization

The European Conference on Smart Grid Standardization achievements, organized by the European Commission with the support of the European Standardization Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI), has taken place in Brussels on February 26, 2015. The work done was coordinated by the three European Standards Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI) and provided a global framework for guiding the Standardization work.

The work has been going in four main directions: a global Methodology; a holistic approach to Information Security; a model for Interoprability; and the identification of a set of applicable standards and of standards gaps.

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The Final EU Framework for Smart Grids standardization is published

The four final reports developed under the European Commission Mandate M/490 for standardisation of Smart Grids during 2013 and 2014 were approved by the CEN and CENELEC Technical Boards and by the ETSI Board at the end December 2014. These reports provide the main results from the standardisation work under the M/490 Mandate from 2011 to 2014.

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A paper on Smart Grids Standardization

A CommLedge paper on Smart Grids Standardization has been published by the French "Revue TELECOM" in its 172nd issue dedicated to "The Energy Performance". The paper, written by Emmanuel Darmois, describes the main elements of the EU Framework for Smart Grids developed by the Smart Grids Coordination Group since the beginning of 2011.

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CommLedge at the EU Conference on ICT Rolling Plan

The EU Conference on the ICT Rolling Plan has been held on March 25, 2014. It was an an opportunity for the EU to introduce to its new approach to Standards Roadmaps.

One of the topic addressed was Smart Cities and Standardization with a presentation by Emmanuel Darmois of CommLedge on behalf on ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute.

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