Overview: Founded in 2000, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc. is an industry-led initiative with more than 70 member companies that creates specifications and certification logo programs for using the powerlines for reliable home networking and Smart Grid applications. The Alliance accelerates worldwide adoption for HomePlug technology by collaborating with international standards organizations such as the IEEE and through market development and user education programs.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.homeplug.org/tech/whitepapers/
IPR Policy: See Participant and Adopter Agreements, available at https://www.homeplug.org/join/
Current Status: Active