Release of the Canadian Smart Grid Standards Roadmap
The Canadian Smart Grid Standards Roadmap: A strategic planning document (PDF, 907 KB) was released on October 16, 2012, by the Standards Council of Canada. CanmetENERGY was a major partner in the development of this roadmap.
The roadmap is the product of two years of extensive work by the Task Force on Smart Grid Technology and Standards, co-chaired by CanmetENERGY and Electrofederation Canada. The task force includes key utilities, equipment manufacturers, regulators, and federal departments. The document outlines recommendations for a path forward in smart grid technology, as standardization is extremely important to ensure the development of an efficient and effective smart grid. Areas covered include:
- Smart grid policy, legislation and regulatory considerations
- Privacy and security requirements
- Transmission and distribution standards
- Metering systems standards
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