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CTA-2045 EcoPort and OpenADR News & Events

Borqs Technologies teams with SkyCentrics for the delivery of Utility Scale Automated Smart Controls to the U.S. Power Infrastructure - Oct 2020


NEEA Products Council Webinar on the CTA-2045 EcoPort and OpenADR

October 20, 2020

How the new EcoPort CTA-2045-B Level 2 standard for water heaters will support utility scale storage.

SkyCentrics presents the new EcoPort CTA-2045-B Level 2 release for water heaters. This new release will allow water heaters to produce utility scale storage and renewables support while lowering carbon emissions.


How the CTA-2045 EcoPort Lowers Carbon Emissions and Increases Renewables - CTA Technology and Standards Fall Forum 2020

September 23, 2020 - 11-11:30 am PST

ANSI/CTA-2045 EcoPort, the "Modular Communications Interface (MCI) for Energy Management," enables manufacturers to build products that can participate in programs for energy flexibility such as demand response. These programs support increased renewables, lower carbon emissions, and energy conservation. The CTA-2045 EcoPort standard accommodates modules that connect to a variety of communication networks.


SkyCentrics presents at a Clean Coalition Webinar on the CTA-2045 EcoPort and OpenADR

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 11am-noon PST

How open-standard appliance orchestration will help proliferate renewable energy.

SkyCentrics will present the compelling case for orchestrating water heaters through CTA-2045 EcoPort modules to minimize grid peaks at times when electricity is expensive and carbon intensive. This reduces both costs and carbon.

This will include a presentation from Smarter Grid Solutions on their OpenADR VTN that they used to orchestrate AO Smith water heaters, Ecobee thermostats, and solar inverters and EV chargers through the SkyCentrics 2.0b certified VEN OpenADR cloud.

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