New year community update

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On January 8, 2018
To kick-off the new year well, It is time for a community update. More questions get asked by outsiders (no existing contributors/users) last months. The Open Smart Grid Platform received questions from around the world: Germany, Argentina, Egypt, South-Africa, Nigeria and the Virgin Islands. Questions vary form business models, maturity, specific features and collaboration opportunities. Some […]
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Presenting the Open Smart Grid Platform on IEC 61850 Europe 2017

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On October 3, 2017
            The Open Smart Grid Platform was presented last week at IEC 61850 europe 2017 in Amsterdam. The Platform was received well by the audience. Controlling the streetlights over IEC61850 was new for the audience. It resulted in interesting conversations with potential users during the breaks. Missed the presentation? You […]
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61850 europe

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On July 10, 2017
2 Open Smart Grid Platform community members will cover the Open Smart Grid Platform at IEC 61850 Europe. Sander Jansen and Jonas van den Bogaard will cover the use of IEC 61850 in combination with the Open Smart Grid Platform. IEC 61850 is currently used by the following use-cases: Distribution automation, Public lightning and Mircogrids. […]
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The Open Smart Grid Platform preset @ Innovative Truth IX

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On May 22, 2017
To promote the Open Smart Grid Platform within the energy and sustainability field, part of the Open Smart Grid Platform will be present at the Innovative Turth IX in Nijmegen. This Dutch conference covers the field of innovation, sustainable ICT and sustainable Energy. The theme of this year is “The Enabler for Sustainability & Innovation”. The Open […]
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High available with Azure and AWS with the Open Smart Grid Platform

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On April 11, 2017
A customer of the Open Smart Grid Platform founder Smart Society Services asked to show a high available cloud agnostic approach. They wanted to see that the Open Smart Grid Platform was running on the AWS (Amazon Web Services) and on the Microsoft Azure Cloud in a high availability setup.   An active-active setup was […]
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Open source and the Open Smart Grid Platform explained in this Webinar

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On February 27, 2017
To answer common questions like: Why open source at an utility company? Why the Open Smart Grid Platform?Alliander and Smart Society Services decided to make a webinar about these topics. The webinar will cover the following topics: Motivation for the Alliander open source approach and strategy Introduction to the open source concept Motivations for building […]
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FOSDEM presentation online

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On February 13, 2017
Missed FOSDEM this year? Good news, The FOSDEM organisation has you covered. FOSDEM published video’s and interviews of the event. The Open Smart Grid Platform presentation (WEBM) The Open Smart Grid Platform presentation (MP4) The Open Smart Grid Platform interview(FLAC) Other (non Open Smart Grid Platform) FOSDEM video’s can be found here: http://video.fosdem.org/2017/.
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Meet us @ FOSDEM Brussels – 4 & 5 February 2017

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On January 4, 2017
A part of the Open Smart Grid Platform community will be present at FOSDEM 2017. FOSDEM is the biggest open source conference in Europe with thousands of open source enthusiasts. FOSDEM takes place 4 & 5 February 2017 in Brussels. Drop by if you like to know more about us or the Open Smart Grid Platform and […]
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Trying the Open Smart Grid Platform made easy

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On November 4, 2016
Installation Based on open source community feedback and our own findings, Smart society services decided to invest in a better user experience to try the Open Smart Grid Platform. An easy procedure allows you to setup an virtual machine to play around with the open smart grid platform. The easy installation script uses Vagrant technology. A […]
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European Utility Week Barcelona 2016

  • Posted by Sander Jansen
  • On October 24, 2016
The Open Smart Grid Platform project founder Smart Society Services will be present an the European Utility Week (#EUW16) in Barcelona. EUW Visitors are invited to visit the booth (3H149) to learned more about our open, generic, independent,scalable and open smart grid platform based Smart Utility Services. Boothnumber: 3H149. Beside the Smart society services solutions […]
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