Electriq Power’s PowerPod residential battery system has received a Certificate of System Conformance from the OpenADR Alliance. The standard for automated demand response, OpenADR 2.0b certification will enhance PowerPod capabilities, enabling Electriq Power to integrate with energy aggregators and participate in today’s dynamic energy marketplace.
Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) is an open and interoperable information exchange model and emerging Smart Grid standard. OpenADR 2.0b is designed for more sophisticated devices and will support most demand response services and markets. It includes flexible reporting capabilities for past, current, and future data reports.
“Residential battery storage is an important part of the distributed energy resource ecosystem, providing users with energy security, resilience, and the opportunity to maximize solar power output,” said Rolf Bienert, Technical Director of the OpenADR Alliance. “Being OpenADR-certified enables Electriq Power to integrate with aggregators and participate in the energy marketplace.”
The Electriq PowerPod system includes a battery, hybrid battery/solar inverter, home energy management system, and an energy meter. The PowerPod system offers backup power as well as smart home energy software to manage electricity use and optimize efficiency. The PowerPod is modular and expandable, giving installers and homeowners system design flexibility, with up to 20 kW of power and 102 kWh of battery storage.
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