From CNET: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International) have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on vehicle-to-smart-grid standards. It is essentially a first step to both organizations agreeing on future standards related to smart grids and vehicle electrification, including vehicle-to-grid communications, the organizations said today.

The immediate effect is that the two groups will share draft standards on any technology relating to smart grids and "vehicle electrification," with the opportunity for each to have input on those drafts.

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