Daily announcements of smart grid products, services and demonstrations present a real challenge to the people who develop standards, make investments and write the laws and regulations that will shape the smart grid. Specifically, how can these new products, services and demonstrations be reliably tested, compared and understood in different utility systems?
The Smart Grid International Research Facilities Network, or “SIRFN”, was formed to help solve these problems. SIRFN provides a framework for leading international research laboratories and test centers to share best practices for testing and measuring the performance of smart grid technologies. [Read more…]