IEC 61850 and IEEE 2030.5: A Comparison of 2 Key Standards for DER Integration￼
Compare and Contrast IEC 61850 and IEEE 2030.5
This paper provides an overview of the IEEE 2030.5 standard and a comparison with the IEC 61850 information model for DER, including:
- Background on the two standards and the underlying information models
- Overview of the developing application of IEEE 2030.5 for the integration of DER in the state of California in the US.
- Comparison of IEC 61850 and IEEE 2030.5 as it is being applied in DER integration and identification of gaps between the standards.
- Key conclusions and observations