GBA Announces New Pre-Certification Services

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GBA Announces New Technical Education and Pre-Certification Testing Services

New Pre-Certification Services Cost-Effectively Support and Speed Green Button Certified™ Utility Solutions to Market


July 6, 2023 - The Green Button Alliance (GBA), which fosters the development, compliance, and adoption of the industry-standard Green Button® energy and water data-access and -sharing protocol, today announced new Technical Education and Pre-Certification services designed to assist utilities (electric, natural gas, and water) and vendors to utilities in developing and readying solutions that will comply to the latest version of the standard, version 3.3, in advance of submitting those solutions for Green Button Certification testing.

The new Pre-Certification services are offered in addition to GBA’s existing Green Button Connect My Data® (CMD), Green Button Download My Data® (DMD), and Combination CMD+DMD Certification testing services, and help to cost-effectively support and speed ‘Green Button Certified’ utility solutions to market.  

New Pre-Certification Services Availability

The GBA offers the industry’s only Green Button Connect My Data (CMD) and Green Button Download My Data Testing and Certification program for data custodians including utilities, community choice aggregators (CCAs), municipalities; and vendors to utilities.

The new Pre-Certification Testing services are available to companies who have already purchased a Green Button Certification Testing session.  GBA’s new services are now available and can be reviewed or purchased online.

Learn more about GBA’s Green Button Technical Education, Pre-Certification, and Certification services.

About the Green Button Alliance 

The Green Button Alliance (GBA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed to foster the development, compliance, and global adoption of compliant Green Button implementations.  The GBA is comprised of leading utilities, governmental departments and agencies, solution providers, and affiliated organizations that collaborate to advance the Green Button standard to enable energy consumers around the world to access and share their energy- and water-usage data to better analyze and manage their consumption.  The GBA educates the market on the broad benefits of the Green Button standard, encourages standards-based application development, and administers the Green Button Testing and Certification Program to accelerate the delivery of standardized Green Button technologies to energy consumers.

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