The European Technology Platform for Electricity Networks of the Future, also called ETP SmartGrids, is the key European forum for the crystallisation of policy and technology research and development pathways for the smart grids sector, as well as the linking glue between EU-level related initiatives.
Find out more at http://www.smartgrids.eu/
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies. We are officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. The high quality of our work and our open approach to standardization has helped us evolve into a European roots – global branches operation with a solid reputation for technical excellence. ETSI is a not-for-profit organization with more than 700 ETSI member organizations drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents world-wide.
Find out more at http://www.etsi.org/
The Open Gateway Energy Management Alliance (OGEMA) organized by Fraunhofer IWES in Kassel, Germany offers a open source software platform that supports standardized automated energy management in households, commercial environments and industries. By providing a manufacturer- and hardware-independent platform based on international standards, OGEMA allows energy flows within end customer premises to be optimized with high degree of modularity.
The OGEMA Alliance aims at developing software standards, reference implementations and products for energy management to satisfy todays and future needs.
Find out more at http://www.ogema.org/