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ZigBee Smart Energy

zigbeeZigBee Smart Energy (SE) is a standard for interconnecting and interoperating devices, via radio frequency, directed towards monitoring, managing and automating energy, gas and water usage. It seeks to be a useful tool for creating “Green Homes”, and is aimed at coordinating energy usage, optimizing its generation and consumption.

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PRIME v1.4 is ready to improve Smart Grids

primePRIME (PoweRline Intelligent Metering Evolution) is a PLC (Power line communication) technology based on the ITU G.9904 specification. It uses OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) technology to provide an efficient physical connectivity to elements that make up a smart grid, employing medium and low voltage power distribution networks that already exist.

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PRIME, Smart-Grid development technology

prime smartgridAn amendment to Spanish law in 2006 requires all domestic electricity meters to include a means for accurate real-time meter readings, as well as remote manageability. These new electricity meters are called smart meters.

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