in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

The HomeGrid Forum has announced that the G.hn home networking standard has been adopted into the Catalog of Standards created by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP). G.hn, or Gigabit home networking, enables high-speed, in-home networking using existing household wires (e.g., power lines and phone lines) and can support smart grid applications.

According to the HomeGrid Forum, the move represents an important step forward in the acceptance of the high-speed home networking standard.

"We could not be more pleased at this announcement," says John Egan, president of the HomeGrid Forum. “The U.S. market is highly competitive, but the demand for a reliable, secure and resilient solution to the market’s growing home networking and smart grid needs has never been greater. The endorsement of the SGIP demonstrates that we have a great technology for the North American market, as well as globally.”




Hse SandyHook
Latest Top Stories

Does Income Determine Who Benefits The Most From Smart Grids?

According to the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative, low-income consumers may be at a disadvantage.


Accenture And Siemens Form Smart Grid Joint Venture

OMNETRIC Group will help utilities improve energy efficiency, grid operations and reliability.


Maine Public Utilities Commission: Smart Meters Are Safe

According to a report by the commission, there is no direct link between smart meters and health issues.


Report: Global Solar Deployment Topped Wind In 2013

Research firm Clean Edge finds that solar surpassed wind for the first time since it began tracking international markets in 2000.


HEM Is Key For Utilities To Maintain A Competitive Edge

According to a report by Lux Research, automated meters, electricity rates and renewable energy are crucial to the success of home energy management.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id