SES Consulting Inc's Brad White and Nigel David describe the VOLTTRON platform and the advantages of open source.
Rocky Mountain Institute's James Mandel and Chris McClurg write that building controls are "moving in the right" direction with developments such as VOLTTRON.
VOLTTRON 4.1 upgrades the platform to add aliases and new scripts and commands. VOLTTRON Central was upgraded to add a Device Configuration UI. Historians and drivers were also improved, and new core agents were added.
Ken Sinclair describes VOLTTRON and the history behind the name.
Article highlights University of Toledo and Case Western University use of VOLTTRON as part of the Clean Energy and Transactive Campus project, led by PNNL.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory director, Steven Ashby, pens Thanksgiving-themed article that highlights VOLTTRON.
Applications and commands have been broken out, the Configuration Store was updated for dynamic updates to agent configurations, and the VOLTTRON configuration wizard allows for more agent setups.
The Rochester Institute of Technology recaps the VOLTTRON-using project developed by Lourdes Gutierrez and Priyank Kapadia.