Cleantech Market Intelligence
Navigant Research's Smart Energy program focuses on new technology and business models that are driving innovation in clean energy, energy storage, and other advanced power technologies, both on the utility scale and on a distributed basis. Research coverage includes the hardware, software, and systems required to deploy Smart Energy technologies, along with an examination of demand drivers, business issues, and regulatory/policy issues associated with their adoption.
Smart Energy Research Services
The Renewable Energy Research Service focuses on innovative technologies and business models for power generation from renewable sources. The service features research and analysis concentrating on solar, wind, biopower, and other emerging technologies, along with an in-depth examination of utility integration strategies for renewables, enabling technologies, policy and regulatory factors, business and financing models, and applications for renewable energy in various industry verticals. Research reports include a comprehensive strategic analysis of the market landscape in addition to detailed market forecasts, segmented by technology, world region, and application area.
The Energy Storage Research Service concentrates on three key categories of stationary energy storage: electrochemical, kinetic, and thermal storage technologies. Markets covered include energy storage technologies for utility-scale energy storage to provide both long-duration and short-duration storage for bulk power applications as well as ancillary services such as frequency regulation and spinning reserves. In the battery sector, the service also includes a strong focus on advanced batteries for key application areas such as transportation and portable power. Our analysis includes an assessment of the economics and technologies underlying these emerging sectors, together with an in-depth view of the key industry players involved in their development.
The Distributed Energy Research Service covers the generation and distribution of electricity using distributed architectures, both at the sub-utility scale and as an integrated part of the utility grid. The service includes analysis of distributed energy resources for commercial, industrial, and residential markets on a worldwide basis, with detailed assessment of market conditions by country and world region. Sectors covered include microgrids, fuel cells, renewable distributed energy generation, and distributed fossil fuel generation.