An electricity grid without adequate communications is simply a power distributor. It is through the addition of two-way communications that the power grid is made "smart.

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The G3-PLC™ Alliance organization sponsored by ERDF was formed in order to support, promote and implement G3-PLC in smart grid applications.

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The G3-PLC Alliance was formed in order to support, promote and implement G3-PLC in smart grid applications. Since smart grid implementations require major investments the issuing of certificates is very important.

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06.23.2016

What you need to know about the G3-PLC technology

It is the future of Asian electric grids.

A radical change is sweeping energy generation and distribution systems across the world. The rapid adoption of renewable energy sources means that electric grids need to become smarter, and energy companies...

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04.06.2016

A cutting-edge solution

The G3-PLC, or 3rd Generation Power Line Communication, is a plug-and-play solution that uses the existing electric networks to carry information, so installation efforts are minimal. It is a radio-free solution that allows consumers to effectively...

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03.17.2016

Itron First to Achieve G3-PLC Certification for Linky Smart Meter

Certification reinforces Itron’s ability and commitment to support ERDF’s smart meter rollout in France LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. — March 17, 2016 — Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful...

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11.15.2015

STCOMET Smart-Meter System-on-Chips from STMicroelectronics Continue to Soar, Powering ERDF-Led Smart-Grid Pilot

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader servings customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has surpassed important milestones with its STCOMET smart-meter System-on-Chip family, enabling utilities worldwide to...

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