Grid Infrastructure

Smart grid and energy system solutions include a broad portfolio of silicon, software and tools for grid infrastructure, utility metering, and wired or wireless grid communication.


  • Power Line Communications Kit for CENELEC Frequency Band
  • Power Line Communications (PLC) System-on-Module for FCC and ARIB Frequency Bands
  • PLC Data Concentrators Reference Design for both CENELEC and FCC frequency bands
  • PLC Motherboard with AC Mains Line Coupling

TI’s PLC platforms have been awarded Platform Certification by the G3-PLC Alliance. These three development kits have passed all conformance and interoperability testing to assure complete reliability for Smart Grid networks around the world.

Certified CENA

Certified ARIB

Power Line Communications (PLC) - Overview

TI’s Power Line Communications modem systems provide the best performing communication platform for today’s Smart Grid networks around the world. These PLC solutions provide the flexibility of a single hardware and software design that can support multiple standards and therefore a single global platform, which reduce R&D costs and speed time to market.

CENELEC Frequency Bands ARIB/FCC Frequency Bands
  • PRIME and G3-PLC™ technology standards
  • TMS320F28PLC84 + AFE031 chipset
  • Field-proven, certified software
  • Up to 128Kbps data rates
  • G3-PLC™ technology and IEEE-1901.2 standards
  • F28375S + AFE032 chipset
  • Field-proven software
  • Up to 31Kbps data rates

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Find recommended devices, tools and software for all of TI’s PLC solutions on the PLC products page.

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The AFE032 is a fully-integrated analog front-end TMDSPLCKITV4-ARIB
Power Line Communications Kit for ARIB Frequency Band 
The AFE031 is a fully-integrated analog front-end TMDSPLCKITV4-CEN
Power Line Communications Kit for CENELEC Frequency Band

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