Profile devolo Smart Grid

Green technology for tomorrow


devolo Profile devolo Smart Grid

devolo at a glance:


  • Powerline pioneer with more than 300 employees
  • Global market leader in the PLC field, with over 36 million products sold
  • One of the world's largest development teams in this segment
  • Global supply chain and multi-stage quality control

Green technology for tomorrow

The devolo Smart Grid business unit delivers smart grid solutions under this guiding theme. Decentralised, smart connected power generators, electrical consumers and accumulators build the future of the energy industry. As a Powerline pioneer, devolo is a proven expert in the area of data communication over the power line. Powerline modems for the low and medium voltage level ensure a secure and stable data transmission in the smart gird. In addition to its products for data communication, devolo is also developing hardware for smart metering. Intelligent electricity meters and a unique smart meter gateway create the condition for the digital energy era. Our smart meter gateway guarantees the highest security standards and enables new business models. Energy providers and operators of grids and measuring points as well as new actors in the energy market benefit from our green hardware.

Exploring and shaping the energy future

Co-operation with renowned German universities and commitments in various research projects expand the research competencies long-term. Within the SINTEG projects C/Sells, WindNODE and enera we shape the future of the German energy supply. As a member of relevant organisations (VDE / FNN, ZVEI, G3-PLC Alliance, CENELEC, BITKOM and DKE), the company is a major player in designing the standards in the smart grid.

Production and logistics


devolo Lagerhalle

An overview:

  • BSI-compliant production environment
  • Ongoing quality control (100% product check)
  • Fast build-up of production capacities
  • Production volume and experience with over 5 million products shipped annually
  • Global supply chain with German quality and reliability
  • Long-term partnerships with logistics specialists
  • High-output logistics centre in Germany

Large enough to make everything possible, small enough to actually do it.

That is the central advantage of devolo. As a successful medium-sized company, devolo focusses on the customer needs first. We work with the customer to develop a tailored solution - whether it is the connection to a customer's IT system or flexible order production without a long lead time using our established and tried-and-tested forecast system.
New production capacities can be set up at our production locations in less than 4 months and expanded nearly without limitation. This means devolo is ideally equipped for the pending rollout.

devolo's logistics. Ready for rollout!

devolo has a global supply chain that stands for the highest quality and reliability. All products are checked and tested before being delivered. devolo guarantees short delivery times and enables the client to have a high degree of calculability thanks to co-operation with renowned logistics experts and a large logistics centre in Germany.

"However the smart metering and smart grid market develops, our manufacturing and logistics areas are ready for the mass rollout." Matthias Scharlau, Area Manager Production and Logistics, devolo AG.

Matthias Scharlau - Area Manager Prodiction, Logistics

devolo and its partners for manufacturing and logistics are certified in accordance with ISO 9001 ff. Manufacturing and logistics are certified as well in accordance with the environmental protection standard ISO 14001.


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