OSGP Alliance Welcomes KAIFA as a New Member
02 Oct 2023

The OSGP Alliance is very pleased to welcome Shenzhen Kaifa Technology (Chengdu) Co., Ltd. as a new member  

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 12 September 2023: Founded in 1985, Kaifa Group is a cutting-edge solution provider in the areas of IoT, AI, smart plant, IC packing and testing, PC and consumer electronics manufacturing. In 1995, as a result of the European smart metering business growth, KAIFA engaged into the business as a member of the Kaifa Group. Now, as a leading end-to-end AMI solution provider and utility business digitalization enabler, KAIFA has delivered more than 50 million smart meters to Europe, totaling over 84 million smart meters to 80 utilities in 40 countries worldwide.  

In order to further expand its activities, KAIFA has chosen the OSGP architecture for its intelligent smart metering. KAIFA believes that interoperability standards are needed to guarantee innovation in terms of adopting new technologies and open standards as they become available. In addition, protocols must be secure in order to ensure flawless confidentiality of data from the energy users. The digital era brings new opportunities, and KAIFA is ready to take advantage of this with a key focus on the sustainable innovation in energy management.  

By joining the OSGP alliance, KAIFA is looking forward to working together with other key industry stakeholders to provide reliable and competitive solutions, and services to create more value for their customers and society. They look forward to join forces with the other members towards the long-term goals of the smart grid: affordability, security and sustainability.  

“Our decision to join the OSGP Alliance is because of the proven interoperability, extensive security, and outstanding results associated with utility projects using OSGP compliant technology, said Mr. Ya Chen, chief technology officer of KAIFA. “We look forward to contributing to the OSGP Alliance and working with other Alliance members.”  

“The vision of OSGP is a strong participation of key industry stakeholders working together to realize the next generation smart grid, we are excited that Kaifa is joining us in reaching these goals”, says Hendrik Greyling, Member of the Board of the OSGP Alliance. “On behalf of the OSGP Alliance, we look forward to their participation in continuing the growth and success of OSGP.”  

“We are excited KAIFA is joining our Alliance to help achieve its goals”, says Elly Kreijkes, Director of the OSGP Alliance. “On behalf of the OSGP Alliance, we look forward to collaborating with them, and incorporating their knowledge and expertise in the ongoing development and implementation of OSGP.”  

About the OSGP Alliance

The OSGP Alliance, founded in 2006 as the Energy Services Network Association (ESNA), is an independent global, not-for-profit association that promotes the adoption of the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) and related services and infrastructure for smart grid applications. Members include utilities, software, hardware and service providers, and solution integrators that share a common goal and vision for promoting open standards for energy demand side management, smart grid and smart metering systems. More information about the OSGP Alliance can be found at www.osgp.org.  


Elly Kreijkes, Director