PRIME Benefits for new deployments
PRIME is a license free public communication standard based on utility-owned assets
PRIME is a not controlled or directed by any entity but driven by utility needs and hence provides cost efficiency, flexibility, freedom, security, and accountability.
Ensuring long-term viability by focusing always on the cutting-edge of technology
Non-proprietary, license-free open standard that results in lower meter device costs (CAPEX) & lower communication carrier cost (OPEX)
A solution serving utilities communication needs due to vertical integration of medium and low voltage networks, in-home and distributed energy resources
The only PLC based open standard that is mass deployment proven, providing a mature and complete ecosystem
A system platform based on open standards eases the integration of future communications, grid monitor & control solutions in MV, LV and in-home networks
PRIME Alliance is in constant dialogue with utilities, integrating all the lessons learned from mass-deployment; consideration & implementation of utilities future needs is ensured.
As a utility and member of the PRIME Alliance, we can give you direct access to other utilities that have already experienced a PRIME trial, pilot or mass deployment.
In detail you can benefit from:
- Insight and influence concerning upcoming PRIME features & specifications
- Direct all-level access to PRIME utility members
- Direct engineering level access to industry leading manufacturers
- PRIME Utility repository documentation package
PRIME User Group – annual conference
PRIME Alliance annually hosts utilities to join our annual PRIME User Group Conference, open for all utilities: members and non-members alike. During this two-day event, we highlight the importance and benefits of using PRIME Technology with testimonials from various utilities who have deployed or piloted PRIME Smart meters. To join the next event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRIME is proud to have celebrated five editions of Utility to Utility User Group Conferences since 2015:
- 1st U2U User Group Conference: 21-22 January 2015; Madrid- Spain
- 2nd U2U User Group Conference: 20-21 January 2016; Lisbon-Portugal
- 3th U2U User Group Conference: 12-13 September 2017; Gdansk-Poland
- 4th U2U User Group Conference: 25-26 September 2018; Prague-Czech Republic
- 5th U2U User Group Conference: 5 September 2019; Munich-Germany