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NEMA releases first Smart Grid standard

Sept. 24, 2009
A new standard for utility meter upgradeability has become the first new standard aimed at supporting development of a nationwide smart grid, said the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today. Developed and approved in just 90 days, ...

A new standard for utility meter upgradeability has become the first new standard aimed at supporting development of a nationwide smart grid, said the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today.

Developed and approved in just 90 days, the standard, SG-AMI 1-2009 Requirements for Smart Meter Upgradeability provides guidance to utilities, state commissions, and others that want to deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) prior to completion of the standards work identified in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Interoperability Roadmap.

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