ADD GRUP supplying PRIME smart meters to Lebanon by 2022
ADD Grup, together with its partner in Lebanon, ACCK& A JV, KVA s.a.l., the electricity distribution service provider, will supply more than 250 000 PRIME smart meters for Electricité du Liban (EDL) in Beirut and the Bekaa Valley.
This project aims to assist EDL in the reduction of technical and non-technical losses and to improve the collection revenue, especially when coupled with the EDL AMI centre. As a result, PRIME technology has been chosen after considering all individual nuances of the Lebanese power grid. Read the entire article here
About PRIME Alliance
PRIME (PoweRline Intelligent Metering Evolution) Alliance AISBL was created in 2009 to define an open and future-proofed communications PLC-based infrastructure to support large scale smart metering and other smart grid deployments. The PRIME Alliance has attracted key industry players, including Sponsoring Members Arkossa, Renesas and ZIV. The goal of the Alliance is to provide a framework in which the smart metering and smart grid industry have access to open detailed technical specifications in order to develop fully interoperable solutions, allowing multiple vendors to be operational within the same distribution network in one common system architecture. Detailed technical specs include Physical PHY layer and Medium Access Control MAC layer specifications.
The PRIME Alliance provides a forum for the definition, maintenance and support of an open and comprehensive standard for narrowband power line for Smart Grid products and services. The mission of the Alliance is to accelerate the demand for products and services based on this worldwide standard and promote the broad adoption and use of the specification while certifying multi-vendor interoperability and compatibility with the global standard. The Alliance is open to all potential partners who agree to actively support and promote an open and public specification for the benefit of the end-user and all industry stakeholders. Visit www.prime-alliance.org for more information or to join the Alliance.