Article highlights $2.25 million award from the Department of Energy, that matches the Clean Energy Fund grants from the Washington Department of Commerce, and how the VOLTTRON platform will enable transactive campuses for PNNL, Washington State University, and University of Washington.
VOLTTRON 3.0 sees major changes to the internals of VOLTTRON making it more flexible, manageable, and secure. VOLTTRON’s driver and data historians can be more easily customized to suit your needs. In addition, a beta management interface has been implemented to allow visibility into deployments. Communications have been re-implemented to use the VOLTTRON Interconnect Protocol (VIP) to secure communication within and between platforms.
Drexel update shares how a Department of Energy grant is funding development of Drexel's automated fault detection is diagnosis, which will be compatible with VOLTTRON.
Matt Ball highlights PNNL's new Systems Engineering Building, home to transactive energy research at PNNL, which VOLTTRON is a key part of.
Herman Trabish highlights how DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is working on VOLTTRON, an open source control and coordination platform.
Linda Hardesty covers VOLTTRON history and how an un-named Connecticut firm recently licensed VOLTTRON.