Renesas Electronics Launches Third Generation Single-Chip Powerline Modem Solution Supporting Worldwide Standards and Frequency Bands

Düsseldorf, October 21, 2015 — Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the launch of the third generation of its market leading OFDM powerline (PLC) modem solution. It continues to provide the flexibility to support any PLC protocol standard, such as PRIME1.3.6/1.4 and G3, for all global frequency bands including CENELEC A, FCC and ARIB.

G3-PLC Alliance- Election of the new board

The G3-PLC™ Alliance is a consortium formed in order to support, promote and implement G3-PLC in smart grid applications. The objectives of the G3-PLC Alliance are to:


-Support G3-PLC in internationally recognized standards bodies to achieve the rapid adoption of G3-PLC specification worldwide;

-Develop and operate a certification program to facilitate interoperability among G3-PLC adopters;

- Educate the market and promote the value, benefits and applications of G3-PLC;

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 deliver sustainable electricity, incorporating multiple sources including renewables, by leveraging smart-grid technologies.

May 2015 Landis+Gyr proves G3 PLC technology is right fit for smart metering

Landis+Gyr proves G3 PLC technology is right fit for smart metering
Successful field tests prove the technology’s promise
Zug, Switzerland – May 20th, 2015 – Landis+Gyr, a global leader in supplying energy management solutions, is extending its portfolio to include a smart metering solution that runs on G3 PLC technology. The technology provides the ability to host robust and high-performing energy management solutions that are cost and resource effective – and which contribute to enabling the smart grid and the smart home of the future.