A list of supported devices can be found in the documentation in the relevant protocol. Feel free to add you own devices.
Open source license applies: no license fees! You only need to comply with the open source license. The open source community itself does not provide commercial support (only community support). Commercial support is available via open source partners.
The open smart grid platform is build on the JAVA programming language.
General sysadmin skills are good enough to get started with the open smart grid platform. Development skills are needed if you want to extend the open smart grid platform. However you can also contribute to the documentation, maintaining the website, answer questions of other users etc, without developer knowledge.
The Open Smart Grid Platform is an industrial IoT solution for large scale deployments. Hardware producers, application builders, and or a conceptual thinkers with new solutions can benefit from the Open Smart Grid Platform. Please leave a message if you would like to know if, and how the Open Smart Grid Platform can help you.
Our community is willing to help and collaborate, after all that's the open source philosophy. Furthermore, we would like to promote the innovations you make and the products and services you offer via the Open Smart Grid Platform. This can help you bring your solutions to the market
Currently, we have Smart Metering, Public Lighting, Load Management, Device Management, and Distribution Automation use cases on the Open Smart Grid Platform. Any use case is welcome, so feel free to add yours. After adding your use case we will display it on our website.
The main benefits are: a shorter time to market, less development costs, quicker innovation, no vendor lock-in and a roadmap you control.
The architecture is build for scale and contains many standardized features such as device management. Read more in the OSGP architecture page.
The Open Smart Grid Platform is developed by organizations/individuals using their own resources. The open smart grid platform was started by Smart Society Services (an Alliander startup). The planned OSGP foundation has a partnership/sponsorship set-up. We welcome organizations that use the Open Smart Grid Platform or have an interest in open collaboration and innovation to support us in our mission. Every body is free to contribute to the open smart grid platform (partnership/membership is not needed).
The open smart grid platform is driven by the community. With a big community, there is no problem when an organization no longer contributes. Contribute to the community (directly or via a third-party) to help us make it grow.