ppc-logoPower Plus Communications AG (PPC) is a German business supplying state-of-the-art communication solutions to utilities for smart grid applications. PPC’s products deliver broadband connectivity over both power line and wireless infrastructure. For the smart grid this allows real-time, bi-directional, area-wide, reliable data communication at low cost.

PPC’s networking technology is based on open standards and has already been successfully deployed in installations covering over 500,000 households. With the increase in data intensive smart grid applications, PPC provides a highly scalable and future-proof communications concept to its end customers (utilities and DNOs such as E.ON, EnBW, WPD and numerous municipalities). PPC has provided their technology for the largest smart city project in the world in Qatar.

CPE is a lead investor in PPC alongside strategic investors Siemens and British Gas and the management team, providing capital to support the commercialisation of the company’s solution.

Power Plus Communications is supported by Bruno Derungs (as a Board member).