In addition to the role that standardsâ€™ play in enabling the development of the smart energy ecosystem, Microsoft views as equally important the establishment of an architectural philosophy with a vision and strong foundation for migrating to the new infrastructure and services necessary to monitor, control and report on the assets of this new power system.
In support of that view, Microsoft offers this reference architecture to articulate an industry vision for the smart energy ecosystem.
From fires in Philadelphia to firearms in Texas, smart meter associated flare-ups make the news weekly. And it makes us wonder: If you could turn back the clock and rethink the whole smart grid rollout, would you do it differently? And if so how? That's this week's topic in our discussion forum. Please join in.