E.ON picks Corinex Broadband for smart metering rollout

E.ON, an international energy company that serves 32 million customers across multiple countries, has decided to use broadband over powerline (BPL) as the key technology in their communication mix, in the smart metering communication infrastructure for the low voltage part of their grid, the company said.

E.ON chose Corinex as the solution provider for the initial two years of the deployment. The initial deployment will be several ten thousands of repeaters and head ends providing secure communication for a couple of hundred thousands of households. Corinex Grid Value network management based on IBM Tivoli platform will manage the network.

E.ON is an international investor-owned energy company, focusing entirely on energy networks, customer solutions and renewables. In the 2016 financial year, more than 40,000 employees from 90 nations generated sales of around USD 42 billion. Around 33 million customers purchase gas and electricity from E.ON. Within the global renewables segment E.ON is a company. The company has already invested more than USD 11 billion and operates nearly 5.4 gigawatts of renewable capacity.

Corinex Communications Corp. develops, manufactures and implements complex solutions for smart metering and smart grid infrastructure projects, with a focus on broadband over powerline communications. Corinex solutions are improving grid operational efficiency, security and integrate renewable energy and EV´s on the low voltage part of the grid. Learn more at www.corinex.com.