Standardization organizations

Information on standardisation processes, outcomes and decisions of importance are now presented (as of April 2014) in order to keep up to date the information flow to the visitors of STARGRID webpage:


CEN, CENELEC, ETSI (ESOs) and ANSI Representatives from CEN, CENELEC, ETSI (ESOs) and ANSI met in Brussels, Belgium on 21 and 22 January 2014 to advance discussions in formalizing cooperation on standardization matters.

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IEC TC8 The following documents are due to close in the 2nd semester of 2014:


Specific application of method & tools for defining – Part 1: Generic smart grid requirements8/1343/CD

8/1351/AC Chairmanship of TC 8: Systems aspects for electrical energy supply


First draft for an IEC Technical Report on “Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) Placement Methods”

IEC TC13 The following documents are due to close in the 2nd semester of 2014:


IEC 62056-1-0/Ed.1: ELECTRICITY METERING DATA EXCHANGE – The DLMS/COSEM suite – Part 1-0: Smart metering standardisation framework

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IEC TC 57 The following projects/documents have forecasted publication date the 2nd semester of 2014:

  • IEC 62325-301 Ed. 1.0

Framework for energy market communications – Part 301: Common information model (CIM) extensions for markets

  • IEC 62351-3 Ed. 1.0

Power systems management and associated information exchange – Data and communications security – Part 3: Communication network and system security – Profiles including TCP/IP

  • IEC 62361-100 Ed. 1.0

Power systems management and associated information exchange – Interoperability in the long term – Part 100: CIM profiles to XML schema mapping

  • IEC/TS 61850-80-4 Ed. 1.0

Communication networks and systems for power utility automation – Part 80-4: Mapping between the DLMS/COSEM (IEC 62056) data models and the IEC 61850 data models

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ETSI  oneM2M, the Global Partnership developing standards for Machine‐to‐Machine (M2M) communications enabling large‐scale implementation of the Internet‐of‐Things (IoT), confirmed plans at its 10th Technical Plenary meeting to release its initial specifications in August 2014.

For more information, including how to participate in oneM2M, see:

Sophia Antipolis, 28 March 2014

ETSI, the leading ICT standards organization, has opened a new technical committee on Cybersecurity to address the growing demands for standards in this field.

The activities of TC CYBER include the development of standards in the following areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Security of infrastructures, devices, services and protocols
  • Security advice, guidance and operational security requirements to users, manufacturers and network and infrastructure operators
  • Security tools and techniques to ensure security
  • Creation of security specifications and alignment with work done in other ETSI committees