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NEMA Revises Protocol Specification for interfacing to networks.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 20, 2015 - NEMA published ANSI C12.22-2012, Protocol Specification for Interfacing to Data Communication Networks, which proves useful for smart meter and smart grid communications by allowing transport of table data over any reliable networking communications system. Last published in 2008 as ANSI C12.22-2008, this standard has been revised to extend concepts of ANSI C12.18/MC12.18/IEEE 1701; ANSI C12.21/MC12.18/IEEE 1702; and ANSI C12.19/MC12.19/IEEE 1377.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Publishes ANSI C12.22-2012 Protocol Specification for Interfacing to Data Communication Networks

Press release date: Jul 15, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C12.22-2012 Protocol Specification for Interfacing to Data Communication Networks. This standard is useful for smart meter and smart grid communications by allowing transport of table data over any reliable networking communications system.

Last published in 2008, Protocol Specification for Interfacing to Data Communication Networks was developed by NEMA and ANSI electricity metering committees. Readers acquainted with ANSI C12.22-2008 will see notable differences and corrections in this revision. This standard extends the concepts of ANSI C12.18/MC12.18/IEEE 1701; ANSI C12.21/MC12.18/IEEE 1702; and ANSI C12.19/MC12.19/IEEE 1377.

ANSI C12.22-2012 may be downloaded or purchased in hard copy for $197 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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