Building a Great IEEE 2030.5 Interface

As distributed energy resources become a larger portion of the energy produced for consumption, managing and optimizing their contribution becomes an important task. California Utilities have recently invested in building out an ecosystem for IEEE 2030.5 – a communication protocol they have determined will best …

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From Chemist to QA Engineering Manager

A few years into his career as a chemist with the United Kingdom’s laboratory of the Government Chemist in the mid-90s, Paul Morris noticed he was having issues with his eyesight. After a series of consultations with his physician, he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, …

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CPUC E-5000 Brings Major Changes to Rule 21

On Thursday, July 11, the CPUC approved Resolution E-5000 regarding modifications to CA Rule 21 and the IOU Advice Letters. This order contains five major changes that impact our IEEE 2030.5 CSIP customers:

E-5000 extends the date by which inverter-based DER IEEE 2030.5 CSIP (Phase …

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10 Reasons to Use Agile Software Development

Well executed Agile software development methodology helps teams significantly improve the quality of their software at each release. Not only that, it allows teams to adapt to change quickly.

The Agile process consists of short, time-boxed iterations known as sprints. Each sprint results in a …

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Get the Most from Automated and Manual Functional Test

As mobile software becomes more complex and customer demand for quality increases, mobile application testing must be at the forefront of any project. Just one small “quirk” or bug can be damaging for a company’s reputation. Integrating automated and manual functional test into every phase …

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The Drama of CA Rule 21: Why Not a Netflix Mini-Series?

The implementation of the smart inverter requirements spelled out in California’s Interconnection Rule 21 is like a streaming media mini-series, complete with the drama one expects from fictionalized life.

The drama started back in 2013 with the establishment of the Smart Inverter Working Group under …

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Infographic: Our Process

When it comes to delivering
quality software, it is vital that no stone is left unturned. That is why you
need a team of experts with the skill and expertise to ensure that your
application meets the functionality, performance and accessibility standards
necessary for your …

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Ready for Title 24? Building EMS Vendors are in for a Surprise.

What is Title 24?

Title 24 contains the building standard codes for all
residential and commercial buildings in California. The codes are a set of
broad requirements for energy conservation and green design applied to
structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Every three years an

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