To ensure future and independent development of the platform, an independent software foundation is founded.
This foundation promotes and facilitates the usage and future development of the Open Smart Grid Platform. In addition, the Foundation also supports the community of developers and users of the Open Smart Grid Platform to accelerate future development and to develop al larger user base of the platform. This foundation also encourages the development of the ecosystem.
The foundation is non-profit. Our aim is that companies / organizations can make a sponsorship contribution to the foundation, in order to support the use and development of the open source platform.
Key activities of the foundation are:
- Maintaining and developing the Open Smart Grid Platform via a publicly accessible source code system under the Apache 2.0 open source license
- Making information available (manuals, publications, release notes, white papers, etc.)
- Provide open source licenses and other legal conditions
- Community management, events for users and developers
- Marketing and promotion