News

VOLTTRON™ Goes to School
September, 2020

A PNNL website feature article that discusses the use of VOLTTRON™ in a project at Pennsylvania State University. 

PNNL Device Monitors Energy, Maximizes Utility Usage
December, 2018
External News

KNDU-TV report outlines VOLTTRON™ capabilities and potential for managing the energy use of devices in homes and buildings.

PNNL's VOLTTRON™ Goes Way Beyond Building Energy Management
October, 2018
External News

An article chronicles VOLTTRON™'s  evolution as a cybersecure platform offering new analysis and management solutions. Featured in T&D World and EC&M.

Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds
September, 2018

An article highlighting futuristic advances in building technologies, including VOLTTRON™, that could change the nature of buildings and how they interact with the grid and occupants. The article includes information about the Eclipse Foundation and its role in managing VOLTTRON™.

ORNL Model House Works on Efficiency
September, 2018
External News

WUOT radio takes us into a home in a Knoxville, TN, where VOLTTRON™ and other technologies are being deployed and tested.

Why the DOE Needs Blockchain to Secure the Grid
October, 2017
External News

Greentech Media reports on DOE efforts to develop blockchain cybersecurity technology, which includes use of a keyless signature infrastructure in concert with the VOLTTRON™ platform.

The Edge of VOLTTRON’s Sword
August, 2017
External News

SES Consulting Inc's Brad White and Nigel David describe the VOLTTRON platform and the advantages of open source.

VOLTTRON™ Team Recognized by PNNL Director
August, 2017
Internal News

Each year, PNNL celebrates excellence with the Laboratory Director's Science and Engineering Achievement Awards. The 2017 Award for Exceptional Team Achievement in Science & Technology went to PNNL's VOLTTRON™ team.

3 ways building controls must evolve
July, 2017
External News

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 Released
June, 2017
Internal News

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.

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