Prime Alliance, within the activity of its BPL Task Force, commisioned IDC to ellaborate a survey with utilities and vendors to check directly the present and future use of BPL. The results are briefed in this Summary and shows a clear positive attitude to use this technology as an important contribution to the power networks digitalization. Its use will be very much complementary to what has been done, and planned to do, within the narrow band domain.
Prime Alliance has been working in the last two years to design an interoperable and open specification for the implementation of this telecommunications technology and its advanced status will be announced in ENLIT (Milan, November 2021).
The report has been funded by CORINEX, ELSEWEDY, EON, SAGEMCOM, UVAX AND ZIV. Complete version will be available only to members of the PA upon the Milan event.