Power Plus Communications, Mannheim, is a leading provider of Broadband Powerline communications systems for Smart Metering and Smart Grids. Both Managing Directors Ingo Schönberg (CEO) and Eugen Mayer (COO) have led the company since its foundation in 2001.
PPC’s Broadband Powerline technology provides DNOs and utilities with a powerful communications solution enabling Smart Metering and Smart Grids. Our open, standards-based BPL communications technology uses the existing electricity grid itself for broadband data transfer, in real-time, encrypted and Internet Protocol based.
As a pioneer of BPL technology, PPC has outstanding experience and expertise and has already implemented BPL networks in electricity distribution grids supplying more than 500,000 households. Our customers include leading European DNOs and utilities such as E.ON, WPD and EnBW as well as utilities such as MVV Energie AG, Stadtwerke Düsseldorf, DEW21 (Dortmund) and Stadtwerke Ratingen. PPC is a partner in multiple Smart Grid projects such as E-Energy (Germany), the Low Carbon Network Fund (Great Britain) and DG Demogrid (Austria). We have won numerous awards for our innovative products and solutions, including three GB Bullhound’s Cleantech Connect awards, a selected landmark of “Germany, Land of Ideas” and the “Guardian Global Cleantech 100”.