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Scott Coe, UISOL

CETC Number 2011-061 / 2012-03-12


The document is split into the following sections:

  1. Overview of OpenADR
  2. Overview of NIST PAP09 protocols
  3. Comparison of OpenADR & NAESB retail
  4. Overview of the other actors in DR signaling

Section 3 comprises the majority of the analysis results, with a function-by-function comparison of the two relevant standards introduced in Section 1 and Section 2. Section 4 provides additional information on some recent work currently being performed which add other important layers to the full picture.