PRIME = PoweRline Intelligent Metering Evolution A Future Proven Global Reality, Beyond Metering The PRIME Alliance has 65 + active members focused on the creation and deployment of an open and comprehensive standard, enabling end-to- end communication solutions for advanced metering, grid control and asset monitoring in medium/low voltage and in-home networks. The mission of the Alliance is to accelerate the demand for products and services based on the worldwide standard and promote the broad adoption and use of the specification while promoting multi-vendor interoperability and compatibility with the global standard. The PRIME standard reflects the first fully open, license free, multi-vendor interoperable power line communications system with deployments exceeding over eleven million PRIME meters worldwide utilising solutions from numerous equipment suppliers.