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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced it is forming the R7.8 Working Group 2 to develop a new standard to enable home electronics to communicate energy-use data to smart energy management systems and apps.

CEA says the new standard will be called CE-Energy Usage Information (CE-EUI) and will conform to the North American Energy Standards Board Energy Usage Information model, which forms the basis for the national Green Button initiative. The asscoation notes that the standard will be compatible with the new Green Button "Download My Data” and “Connect My Data” initiatives.




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