Utilities Broadband - HomePlug and Demand Side Management


Archived report. This report was archived in 2009 and has not been updated since. Applications for HomePlug technologies include home and business control of lighting, appliances, climate and security as well as home networking. HomePlug also assists in Demand Side Management (DSM) and utilities and access providers around the world are focusing on HomePlug in BPL applications for electric grid management, automatic meter reading applications, Command and Control and broadband to the home. This growing interest in BPL and Command and Control applications continues to be a driving force behind the HomePlug Alliance. This report includes information on HomePlug and Demand Side Management. Developments are also known as Utilities Broadband or Broadband Utilities.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Introduction
  • 3. HomePlug
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 HomePlug Powerline Alliance
    • 3.3 HomePlug product shipments
    • 3.4 HomePlug 1.0
      • 3.4.1 56 bit DES
      • 3.4.2 Interoperability
    • 3.5 HomePlug AV
    • 3.6 HomePlug AV II
    • 3.7 HomePlug BPL
    • 3.8 HomePlug Command and Control (HPCC)
  • 4. Demand Side Management/Energy Management Services
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 DSM applications for residential users
    • 4.3 Smart Grids (separate report)
    • 4.4 Homeplug Alliance smart energy initiative
      • 4.4.1 Zigbee and HomePlug
      • 4.4.2 Homeplug smart grid MRD
  • 5. HomeGrid Forum formed (G.hn)
  • 6. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Homeplug product shipments – 2007 - 2009
  • Exhibit 1 – Digital Media Adapter uses HomePlug AV
  • Exhibit 2 - Potential energy information/energy management services

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Number of pages 7

Status Archived

Last updated 15 Jun 2009
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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