Navigant Research » Smart Utilities http://www.navigantresearch.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:45:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 Smart Grid Networking and Communications http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-grid-networking-and-communications http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-grid-networking-and-communications#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:40:42 +0000 https://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=70298 Smart Utilities
If smart grid technology is the path to a greener, more efficient, and reliable power system, then communications technologies can be thought of as the highway that will lead the industry there. And where the road was once narrow, unpaved, and reached only critical substations, today it is being widened and extended to reach all [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

If smart grid technology is the path to a greener, more efficient, and reliable power system, then communications technologies can be thought of as the highway that will lead the industry there. And where the road was once narrow, unpaved, and reached only critical substations, today it is being widened and extended to reach all the way to customer premises, as well as accommodate many more and larger travelers (data and applications) moving at ever higher speeds.

Although communications in the grid are not a new phenomenon, the demands upon these communications networks are growing and changing rapidly. Meanwhile, the need for security in these networks has never been greater, as the increased connectivity of critical grid infrastructure creates potential vulnerabilities. The market for smart grid networking and communications technology thus includes a growing number of competitors with a multitude of solutions and equipment. Yet, even as new or upgraded solutions are unveiled, the market is moving toward a smaller number of standards for most major applications: advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), distribution automation (DA), and substation automation (SA). According to Navigant Research, cumulative global revenue for smart grid communications networking and communications equipment is expected to amount to more than $29 billion between 2014 and 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for smart grid networking and communications technology. The study provides a detailed analysis of market drivers and challenges, technical considerations, and key infrastructure vendors and service providers associated with communications infrastructure and services for smart grid applications. Global market forecasts for shipments, average selling prices (ASPs), and revenue, segmented by application, device type, technology, and region, extend through 2023. The report also examines spectrum availability and cyber security requirements, as well as regional factors affecting relative shares among the major communications technologies.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • Which smart grid communications platforms are gaining share – and in which markets?
  • What are the key market drivers behind smart grid applications and what are their communications requirements?
  • What are the technical specifications for the major smart grid communications platforms?
  • Where are public communications platforms – wired and wireless – gaining the most ground?
  • Where are private, utility-owned solutions still the leading choice?
  • How large is the market for smart grid communications and how quickly will it grow over the next decade?
Who needs this report?
  • Smart grid communications infrastructure vendors
  • Communications service providers
  • Cyber security vendors
  • Grid sensor vendors
  • Utilities
  • Regulators and policymakers
  • Government agencies
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Introduction to Smart Grid Networking and Communications

1.2  Emerging Trends and Market Drivers

1.3  Market Forecast

2. Market Issues 

2.1  Smart Grid Communications Market Overview

2.2  AMI

2.2.1   Smart Metering Communications Requirements

2.3  DA

2.3.1   DA Communications Requirements

2.4  SA

2.4.1   SCADA Systems

2.4.2   Physical Security

2.4.3   Workforce Communications

2.4.4   SA Communications Requirements

2.5  Derivative Smart Grid Applications

2.5.1   Outage and Fault Management and Outage Restoration Services

2.5.2   Asset Management and Monitoring

2.5.3   Distributed and Alternative Generation Integration

2.5.4   DR

2.5.5   Contingency and Capacity Planning

2.5.6   Workforce Automation

2.5.7   Transactive Energy

2.6  Emerging Trends in Smart Grid Communications

2.6.1   Distributed Intelligence

2.6.2   Growing Demand for LV Network Monitoring

2.6.3   Certain Communications Technologies Becoming Clear Leaders

2.6.4   Push for Interoperability and Standardization

2.6.5   Resistance to Public Cellular Is Declining

2.6.6   PLC Falling Out of Favor in North America; Still the Standard in Europe and China

2.6.7   Changeout of Legacy Telephone Company Connections

2.6.8   International Electrotechnical Commission 61850

2.6.9   Spectrum Alignment for Wireless and Utility Allocations

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Introduction

3.2  Private versus Public Communications Networks

3.3  Public Wired Technologies

3.3.1   Leased Lines

3.3.2   T-1/Time Division Multiplexing Technology

3.4  Public Wireless Technologies

3.4.1   2G/3G Cellular

3.4.2   4G Cellular

3.5  Private Wired Technologies

3.5.1   Fiber Optic Communications

   3.5.1.1  Chattanooga – EPB Case Study

3.5.2   Dedicated Copper Communications

3.5.3   PLC

3.6  Private Wireless Technologies

3.6.1   Proprietary RF Mesh

3.6.2   Wi-Fi

   3.6.2.1  Silicon Valley Power Case Study

3.6.3   Microwave Pt2Pt Links

3.6.4   Proprietary Pt2MPt Communications

3.6.5   Private WiMAX

   3.6.5.1  Wake Electric Cooperative Case Study

3.6.6   Private LTE

   3.6.6.1  GMP Case Study

3.6.7   Satellite Communications

   3.6.7.1  SCE Case Study

3.6.8   Summary Comparisons of Leading Smart Grid Technologies

3.7  Smart Grid Communications Regional Trends

3.7.1   North America

3.7.2   Europe

3.7.3   Asia Pacific

3.7.4   Latin America and the Middle East & Africa

3.8  Communications Security Issues

3.8.1   NERC-CIP v5

4. Key Industry Players   

4.1  Technology and Equipment Vendors

4.1.1   Aclara

4.1.2   Alcatel-Lucent

4.1.3   Cisco Systems

4.1.4   Elster Group

4.1.5   Ericsson

4.1.6   GE Digital Energy

4.1.7   iDirect, Inc.

4.1.8   Itron, Inc.

4.1.9   Landis+Gyr

4.1.10   OnRamp Wireless

4.1.11   RAD Data Communications

4.1.12   RuggedCom (Siemens)

4.1.13   S&C Electric

4.1.14   Sensus

4.1.15   Silver Spring Networks

4.1.16   Tantalus Systems Corp.

4.1.17   Trilliant, Inc.

4.1.18   Tropos Networks (ABB)

4.2  Communications Service Providers

4.2.1   AT&T

4.2.2   Sprint

4.2.3   Verizon Communications

4.3  Other Industry Participants

5. Market Forecasts

5.1  Global Market Forecast Definitions

5.2  Global Market Forecast Methodology

5.3  Global Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.4  North America Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.5  Europe Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.6  Asia Pacific Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.7  Latin America Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.8  Middle East & Africa Smart Grid Communications Node Market Forecast

5.9  Conclusions and Recommendations

5.9.1   Recommendations for Smart Grid Communications Networking Solutions Vendors

5.9.2    Recommendations for Utilities

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Communications Node Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Simplified Grid Transmission and Distribution System
  • Typical Smart Meter Network Architecture
  • Participants in a TE System
  • Example of a SONET/SDH Application in a Utility Network
  • Mesh Network Configurations
  • Star Network Configuration
  • Example of a WiMAX Smart Grid Architecture
  • NERC Regional Entities
  • NERC-CIP v5 Transition Timeline
  • Simplified Smart Grid Communications Architecture

List of Tables

  • Smart Grid Communications Requirement Descriptions
  • Utility Benefits from AMI Deployments
  • Smart Metering NAN and AMI-WAN Communications Requirements
  • DA Communications Requirements
  • SA Communications Requirements
  • PLC Technologies
  • RF Mesh Vendors and Technology
  • Relative Comparison of Smart Grid Communications
  • NERC-CIP v5 Standards
  • NERC Regional Entities
  • Networking Communications and Software Systems Vendors, World Markets
  • Forecasted Communications Technologies
  • Smart Grid Networking Devices
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipments Share by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipments by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Unit Shipments by Device Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Average Selling Price by Device Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communications Node Revenue by Device Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Node Unit Shipments by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • All Node Unit Shipment Share by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • AMI-NAN Communications Node Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI-WAN Communications Node Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DA-WAN Communications Node Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • SA-WAN Communications Node Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Node Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Concentrator Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Network Interface Converter Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Router Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Ethernet Switch Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • WAN Backbone Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Generalized Grid Router Unit Shipments and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Total Smart Grid Communications Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
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Demand Response for Commercial & Industrial Markets http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/demand-response-for-commercial-industrial-markets http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/demand-response-for-commercial-industrial-markets#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:16:23 +0000 https://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=70166 Smart Utilities
Demand response (DR) is a concept that harkens back to the 1970s, when it was first employed in the United States. At that time, DR was implemented as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to shift their energy [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

Demand response (DR) is a concept that harkens back to the 1970s, when it was first employed in the United States. At that time, DR was implemented as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to shift their energy use to off-peak times. Utilities have offered interruptible rates to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers for many years.

Since 2010, C&I DR programs have matured in the electricity market and have been afforded the opportunity to bid directly against generation. However, they have also fallen under greater scrutiny. As DR has become a larger part of the resource base, regulators and other market participants are calling for tighter requirements to ensure reliable operations and efficient markets. There are general economic market factors, like low natural gas prices and coal and nuclear retirements, that affect the growth path of DR, as well. Currently, almost all of the C&I DR activity is taking place in the United States. This leadership position is expected to erode over the next 10 years, though, as all world regions continue or start the pilot phase of DR and then build out full-scale markets or programs. According to Navigant Research, global C&I DR capacity is expected to grow from 26.8 GW in 2014 to 132.3 GW in 2023.

This Navigant Research report examines the C&I DR market in five major geographic regions. The study provides an analysis of the major market drivers and barriers, as well as global market players and dynamics, associated with C&I DR. Global market forecasts for C&I DR capacity, sites, and revenue, broken out by segment and region, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies related to C&I DR, as well as the competitive landscape.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • What market drivers are incentivizing commercial and industrial (C&I) demand response (DR) to expand in the United States and abroad?
  • What factors may inhibit global C&I DR expansion?
  • What new technologies are enabling C&I DR to increase its penetration in the market?
  • Who are the major competitors in the C&I DR arenas?
  • How fast will C&I DR grow in various regions around the world through 2023?
Who needs this report?
  • Demand response management system (DRMS) vendors
  • Curtailment service providers (CSPs)
  • Independent system operators/ regional transmission organizations (ISOs/RTOs)
  • Utilities
  • Large commercial and industrial (C&I) customers
  • Government agencies
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Introduction to Commercial and Industrial Demand Response

1.2  DR Market Drivers and Barriers

1.3  Technology Evolution in the DR Market

1.4  DR Market Size and Forecast

2. Market Issues 

2.1  History and Evolutionary Path of Demand Response in the United States

2.2  Definition of DR

2.2.1   Navigant Research Definition

2.3  Commercial Building DR

2.3.1   Types of Commercial Customers

2.4  Industrial Facility DR

2.4.1   Industrial Market Segments

2.5  DR Market Barriers

2.5.1   Market Rules and Comparability

2.5.2   Changes in DR Event Patterns

2.5.3   Natural Saturation

2.5.4   Compliance Risk

2.5.5   Environmental Compliance

2.5.6   Broader Market Trends

2.6  DR Market Drivers

2.6.1   Coal and Nuclear Plant Retirements

2.6.2   Grid Modernization

2.6.3   Ancillary Services Markets

2.6.4   Renewable Energy Integration

2.6.5   Automated DR

2.6.6   Dynamic Pricing

2.6.7   Demand Management

2.6.8   Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

2.6.9   EVs

3. Global DR Market Players and Dynamics  

3.1  Introduction

3.2  North America

3.2.1   FERC

   3.2.1.1  FERC Orders 745 and 755

   3.2.1.2  FERC DR Compliance Activities

3.2.2   PJM

   3.2.2.1  Capacity Market

   3.2.2.2  Ancillary Services Markets

3.2.3   NYISO

   3.2.3.1  Capacity Market

   3.2.3.2  Other Markets

   3.2.3.3  Con Edison

3.2.4   ISO-NE

   3.2.4.1  Capacity Market

   3.2.4.2  Winter Reliability Program

   3.2.4.3  Ancillary Services Markets

3.2.5   Texas

   3.2.5.1  Other DR Players in Texas

3.2.6   California

   3.2.6.1  California Title 24

3.2.7   Midcontinent Independent System Operator

3.2.8   Vertically Integrated Utilities

3.2.9   Advanced Energy Management Alliance

3.2.10   Canada

3.3  Europe

3.3.1   Regulatory Barriers

3.3.2   Climate Change Concerns

3.3.3   Intermittent Renewables

3.3.4   Capacity Markets

3.3.5   European Players

   3.3.5.1  European Commission

   3.3.5.2  TSOs and Distribution Network Operators

   3.3.5.3  Smart Energy Demand Coalition

   3.3.5.4  France

   3.3.5.5  Germany

   3.3.5.6  Ireland

   3.3.5.7  Switzerland

   3.3.5.8  United Kingdom

3.4  Asia Pacific

3.4.1   China

3.4.2   Japan

3.4.3   South Korea

   3.4.3.1  KEPCO

3.4.4   Australia and New Zealand

   3.4.4.1  TransGrid

   3.4.4.2  Ergon Energy

3.4.5   Singapore

3.5  Middle East & Africa

4. Technology Issues

4.1  Introduction

4.2  Commercial DR Technology

4.3  Industrial DR Technology

4.4  Types of Technologies

4.4.1   Constellation’s VirtuWatt Link

4.5  DRMSs

5. Key Industry Players  

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Major National and International C&I DR Providers

5.2.1   Comverge

5.2.2   Constellation Energy

5.2.3   EnerNOC

5.2.4   Honeywell International

5.2.5   Schneider Electric

5.3  Smaller and Regional C&I DR Providers

5.3.1   Demansys Energy

5.3.2   Direct Energy

5.3.3   ENBALA Power Networks

5.3.4   Energy Curtailment Specialists

5.3.5   Johnson Controls, Inc.

5.3.6   KiWi Power

5.3.7   Powerit Solutions

5.3.8   REGEN Energy

5.3.9   Siemens

5.4  Other Industry Participants

6. Market Forecasts 

6.1  Forecast Introduction

6.2  Assumptions Guiding this Forecast

6.3  A Note on Report Scope and Market Sizing

6.4  Global C&I DR Capacity

6.5  Global C&I DR Sites

6.6  Global DR Revenue

6.7  Conclusions and Recommendations

7. Company Directory
8. Acronym and Abbreviation List
9. Table of Contents
10. Table of Charts and Figures
11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Share of C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014
  • Share of C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2023
  • CAGR of C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • C&I DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • C&I DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DR in Europe: 2013-2014
  • C&I Automated DR Process Flow

List of Tables

  • U.S. Utilities Offering DR Programs Outside of RTO/ISO Markets
  • Comverge SWOT Analysis
  • Constellation SWOT Analysis
  • EnerNOC SWOT Analysis
  • Honeywell SWOT Analysis
  • Schneider Electric SWOT Analysis
  • Other Industry Participants
  • C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • C&I DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • C&I DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Industrial DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Commercial DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Share of C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014 and 2023
  • Year-to-Year Growth of C&I DR Capacity, World Markets: 2015-2023
  • CAGR of C&I DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Year-to-Year Growth of C&I DR Revenue, World Markets: 2015-2023
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Residential Energy Efficient Lighting and Lighting Controls http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/residential-energy-efficient-lighting-and-lighting-controls http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/residential-energy-efficient-lighting-and-lighting-controls#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:30:27 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=69409 Smart BuildingsSmart Utilities
The global residential lighting market is on the verge of a major transformation. Extremely energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lamps are being adopted at an astonishing rate while remote control of connected lights is on the cusp of becoming much more commonplace. Additionally, the movement to more all-encompassing home energy management (HEM) and home automation, [...]]]>
Smart BuildingsSmart Utilities

The global residential lighting market is on the verge of a major transformation. Extremely energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lamps are being adopted at an astonishing rate while remote control of connected lights is on the cusp of becoming much more commonplace. Additionally, the movement to more all-encompassing home energy management (HEM) and home automation, of which smart lighting is a part, is steadily gathering pace.

While the desire to reduce electricity costs is an important driver for the adoption of energy efficient LEDs and controls, it is not the most important one. Increasingly, homeowners are being drawn to the range of new use cases that controllable and networked LEDs bring. The ability of these devices to communicate with other popular connected devices is likely to prove particularly popular as a way to increase comfort and convenience in the home while bringing about energy savings automatically. According to Navigant Research, global revenue associated with the installation of residential lighting controls is expected to grow from $2.4 billion in 2014 to $4.6 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for residential energy efficient lighting and lighting controls. The study focuses on LED lamps and luminaires while also forecasting sales for three other lamp technologies – incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent – as well as a number of control devices, including occupancy sensors, photosensors, timers, dimmers, lighting-only networks, and HEM systems. Global market forecasts for unit shipments and revenue, segmented by region, lamp type, product type, and building type, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies related to residential energy efficient lighting and lighting controls, as well as the competitive landscape.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • How big is the market for residential energy efficient luminaires, lamps, and lighting controls in terms of revenue and unit shipments?
  • How quickly will this market grow during the next 10 years and what factors will drive this growth?
  • What factors could hold back market growth during the forecast period?
  • What are the main technological trends taking place in the market for residential energy efficient lighting solutions?
  • What are the main use cases for connected lighting solutions?
  • Who are the leading providers of residential energy efficient lighting products and how do their products differ?
Who needs this report?
  • Luminaire and lamp manufacturers
  • Lighting controls manufacturers
  • Lighting contractors
  • Building owners
  • Governments and municipalities
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Introduction

1.2  Key Market Trends

1.3  Forecast Highlights

2. Market Issues     

2.1  Market Overview

2.2  Market Drivers

2.2.1   Falling LED Costs

2.2.2   Rising Energy Prices

2.2.3   Regulations, Codes, and Initiatives

   2.2.3.1  ASHRAE Standards

      2.2.3.1.1.  ASHRAE 90.1

   2.2.3.2  California Title 24

   2.2.3.3  European Union Directives

      2.2.3.3.1.  Directives 2002/91/EC and 2010/31/EC

      2.2.3.3.2.  Directive 2009/125/EC

      2.2.3.3.3.  Other EU Directives

   2.2.3.4  International Energy Conservation Code

   2.2.3.5  ENERGY STAR

   2.2.3.6  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

2.2.4   Phaseout of Inefficient Light Sources

2.2.5   Utility Rebates

2.2.6   Tax Incentives

2.2.7   Rise of the Smart Home

   2.2.7.1  New Options from Controlling LEDs

2.3  Market Barriers

2.3.1   Cost of LEDs and Networked Controls

2.3.2   Lack of Understanding and Awareness

2.3.3   Mean Time to Kitchen Drawer

2.3.4   Lack of Standardization

2.3.5   Residential Construction Slowdown

2.3.6   Increased Lifespan of Energy Efficient Light Sources

2.3.7   Adverse Health Effects of Lighting

2.4  Geographic Trends

2.4.1   North America

2.4.2   Europe

2.4.3   Asia Pacific

2.4.4   Rest of the World

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Efficacy and Efficiency

3.2  CRI

3.3  CCT

3.4  Lamp Life

3.5  Lamp Types

3.5.1   Incandescent

3.5.2   Halogen

3.5.3   Fluorescent

3.5.4   LEDs

3.5.5   Lamp Types Excluded from Forecasts

   3.5.5.1  Mercury Vapor

   3.5.5.2  Metal Halide

   3.5.5.3  High-Pressure Sodium

   3.5.5.4  Induction

   3.5.5.5  OLED

3.5.6   Lamp Technology Summary

3.6  Luminaires

3.7  Lighting Controls

3.7.1   Occupancy Sensors

3.7.2   Photosensors

3.7.3   Timers

3.7.4   Dimmers

3.8  Lighting-Only Networks

3.9  HEM Systems

3.10  Networking Technologies

3.10.1  ZigBee

3.10.2  Z-Wave

3.10.3  Wi-Fi

   3.10.3.1  AllJoyn

3.10.4  Bluetooth

3.10.5  HomePlug

3.10.6  Others

3.11  Efforts to Promulgate Interoperability

3.11.1  The Connected Lighting Alliance

3.11.2  Smart Energy Profile

3.11.3  IEEE 1905.1

4. Key Industry Players   

4.1  Introduction

4.2  Selected Luminaire and Lamp Manufacturers

4.2.1   Acuity Brands

4.2.2   Cree

4.2.3   GE Lighting

4.2.4   Hubbell Lighting

4.2.5   OSRAM

4.2.6   Philips Lighting

4.3  Selected Lighting Controls and Networking Vendors

4.3.1   Eaton/Cooper Lighting

4.3.2   Legrand

4.3.3   Leviton

4.3.4   Lutron

4.3.5   Schneider Electric

4.4  Selected Home Automation Players

4.4.1   Alarm.com

4.4.2   AlertMe.com

4.4.3   Control4

4.4.4   Crestron Electronics

4.4.5   Greenwave Systems

4.4.6   iControl Networks

4.4.7   Savant Systems

4.5  Other Connected Lighting Players

5. Market Forecasts  

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Data Collection

5.3  Forecast Methodology

5.3.1   Building Types Under Analysis

5.3.2   Building Types Not Under Analysis

5.3.3   2013 Installed Lamp Inventory

5.3.4   Unit Shipment Projections

5.3.5   Average Selling Prices

5.4  Installed Base of Lamps by Form Factor

5.5  Revenue and Unit Shipments Forecasts by Product Type

5.5.1   Luminaires

5.5.2   Lamps

5.6  Revenue Forecasts for Lighting Controls

5.7  Revenue Forecasts by Geographic Region

5.8  Revenue Forecasts by Building Type

5.9  Conclusions and Recommendations

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Lighting Controls Revenue by Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Housing Completions, North America: 2005-2013
  • Installed Base of Lamps by Form Factor, North America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue and Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue and Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments by Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire, Lamp, and Lighting Controls Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Unit Shipments by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Unit Shipments by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments by Building Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Cost Breakdown Projection for a Typical A19 Replacement Lamp: 2012-2020
  • CCT Guide
  • Tubular CFL (Left) and Spiral CFL (Right)
  • Kindred OLED Luminaire from Acuity Brands
  • 24-Hour Mechanical Segment Timer

List of Tables

  • ASPs by Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Installed Base of Lamps by Form Factor, North America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments by Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue by Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Unit Shipments by Lamp Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire and Lamp Revenue by Lamp Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments by Region and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue by Region and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Unit Shipments to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Unit Shipments to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Unit Shipments to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Unit Shipments to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Unit Shipments to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue to Single-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Luminaire Revenue to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Revenue to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Lamp Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lighting Controls Revenue to Multi-Dwelling Housing by Building Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Lamp Technology Summary
  • Selection of Smart Bulb Vendors
  • Other Connected Lighting Players
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Smart Thermostats http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-thermostats http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-thermostats#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:03:39 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=69333 Smart UtilitiesUtility Innovations
The market for communicating and smart thermostats has exploded with activity since 2013. Although it was introduced in the late 2000s, the technology has only recently gained stronger traction. The year 2014 has seen significant business activity in the form of mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, technological growth, and more conclusive evidence of cost-effectiveness. In North [...]]]>
Smart UtilitiesUtility Innovations

The market for communicating and smart thermostats has exploded with activity since 2013. Although it was introduced in the late 2000s, the technology has only recently gained stronger traction. The year 2014 has seen significant business activity in the form of mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, technological growth, and more conclusive evidence of cost-effectiveness.

In North America and Europe, interest in smart thermostat technology is growing among utilities and energy retailers, as well as consumers. In addition, small businesses are increasingly adopting solutions originally intended for residences as a low-cost way to manage the energy use of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. For other regions, the technology remains nascent, though there are conditions that could foster increased adoption in coming years. According to Navigant Research, global revenue for communicating and smart thermostats and associated software and services is expected to grow from $146.9 million in 2014 to $2.3 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market opportunities for communicating and smart thermostats. The study provides an analysis of the market issues, including the current market drivers, inhibitors, and business segments, utility and vendor activity, and broad industry trends, associated with communicating and smart thermostats. Global market forecasts for unit shipments, average selling prices, revenue, and penetration rates, as well as revenue for associated software and services, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies related to communicating and smart thermostats and profiles the major industry players.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • What are the main technology segments within the global market for communicating and smart thermostats?
  • What are the main business segments within the market for communicating and smart thermostats?
  • How do the business models for each segment differ from region to region?
  • What are the main market drivers and inhibitors regionally for smart thermostats?
  • What technology trends are shaping the market for smart thermostats?
  • How are consumers engaging with smart thermostats?
  • Where are the next global opportunities within the market for communicating and smart thermostats?
Who needs this report?
  • Thermostat manufacturers and component suppliers
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) vendors and system installers
  • Energy management platform providers
  • Energy service companies and energy retailers
  • Utilities
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Market Overview

1.1.1   Navigant Research Segment Definitions

1.2  Market Drivers and Inhibitors

1.3  Vendor Activity

1.4  Market Forecasts

2. Market Issues 

2.1  Market Overview

2.1.1   Smart Thermostat Definitions

2.1.2   What Is in the Data?

2.2  Business Segments/Structures

2.2.1   Standalone Offerings

2.2.2   Applications, Analytics, and Services

2.2.3   Bundled Home Automation/Control

2.2.4   Utility Energy Efficiency Programs and DR Resources

2.3  Market Drivers and Inhibitors

2.3.1   Energy Efficiency Goals and Directives

   2.3.1.1  United States

   2.3.1.2  Europe

   2.3.1.3  Asia Pacific

   2.3.1.4  Latin America

   2.3.1.5  Middle East & Africa

2.3.2   Nuclear and Coal Plant Retirements

2.3.3   Deferred Generation Investment

2.3.4   Grid Resiliency

2.3.5   Consumer Discussion

2.4  Utilities and Electricity Retailer Activity

2.4.1   Increasing Customer Satisfaction, Engagement, and Program Retention

2.4.2   Smart Thermostats for DR

   2.4.2.1  DLC

   2.4.2.2  Dynamic Pricing

   2.4.2.3  Ancillary Services

2.4.3   BYOT

2.5  Vendor Activity

2.5.1   Mergers, Acquisitions, and Collaborations

2.5.2   Patent Infringement

2.5.3   Expansion into New Markets

2.6  Broad Industry Trends

2.6.1   Moving to the Cloud

2.6.2   Developer APIs: Integrating the Whole Home

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Communicating and Smart Thermostat Overview

3.2  Inside the Thermostat

3.2.1   Network Interface

3.2.2   Processing and Memory

3.3  Considerations for Heating and Cooling Applications

3.3.1   Central HVAC

3.3.2   Ductless Mini-Split HVAC

3.3.3   Transportable Systems

3.3.4   Electric and Natural Gas Boilers

3.4  Open Standards, Internet Protocol, and Wireless Communications

3.4.1   Internet Protocol

3.4.2   Wireless Technologies

   3.4.2.1  ZigBee

      3.4.2.1.1.  Technology

      3.4.2.1.2.  SEP

   3.4.2.2  Wi-Fi

      3.4.2.2.1.  Technology

   3.4.2.3  Bluetooth

3.5  Software Considerations for Smart Thermostats

3.5.1   Analytics

3.5.2   Automation

4. Key Industry Players   

4.1  Thermostat Vendors

4.1.1   Allure Energy

4.1.2   Blue Line Innovations

4.1.3   Carrier

4.1.4   Climote

4.1.5   Computime

4.1.6   Control4

4.1.7   ecobee

4.1.8   Emerson Climate Technologies/White-Rodgers

4.1.9   GridPoint

4.1.10   Honeywell

4.1.11   Nest Labs

4.1.12   Radio Thermostat Company of America

4.1.13   Schneider Electric

4.1.14   tado GmbH

4.1.15   Trane

4.2  Apps, Analytics, and Platform Providers

4.2.1   Comverge

4.2.2   Earth Networks/WeatherBug

4.2.3   EcoFactor

4.2.4   Energate

4.2.5   EnergyHub

4.2.6   Landis+Gyr

4.2.7   Opower

4.2.8   Silver Spring Networks

4.3  Home Automation and Security Vendors

4.3.1   ADT

4.3.2   Alarm.com

4.3.3   AT&T

4.3.4   Comcast

4.3.5   iControl Networks

4.3.6   Vivint (Blackstone Group)

4.4  Utilities and Energy Retailers

4.4.1   Austin Energy

4.4.2   British Gas/Hive

4.4.3   Con Edison

4.4.4   NV Energy

4.4.5   OG&E

4.4.6   PG&E

4.4.7   SCE

4.4.8   SMUD

5. Market Forecasts

5.1  Overview

5.2  Forecasting Methodology

5.3  Smart Thermostat Revenue by Technology Segment

5.4  Global Market

5.5  North America

5.6  Europe

5.7  Asia Pacific

5.8  Latin America

5.9  Middle East & Africa

5.10  Conclusions and Recommendations

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Device and Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Residential Installed Base by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Residential Penetration Rate by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating Thermostat Device Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating Thermostat Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Device Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, North America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Number of Financial Instruments in Place by Country, EU: End of 2011
  • Gas Production and Consumption, Gulf States: 2009
  • IP Stack Overview
  • Mapping Data Sources for Data Integration

List of Tables

  • Thermostat Technology Classification Comparison
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Device Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Residential Installed Base by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Residential Penetration Rate by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Device and Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, North America: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Communicating/Smart Thermostat Revenue by Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Communicating Thermostat Device Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating Thermostat ASP by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Communicating Thermostat Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Device Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat ASP by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, North America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Thermostat Software and Services Revenue by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
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Energy Storage for the Grid and Ancillary Services http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/energy-storage-for-the-grid-and-ancillary-services http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/energy-storage-for-the-grid-and-ancillary-services#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:31:53 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=69050 Smart EnergySmart Utilities
A confluence of market drivers in several key regional markets is making energy storage viable. Intermittent renewables have begun to undermine traditional energy assets in wholesale energy markets while creating instability in both energy markets and the grid system overall. In addition, several countries, including the United States, South Korea, and Japan, are pursuing aggressive [...]]]>
Smart EnergySmart Utilities

A confluence of market drivers in several key regional markets is making energy storage viable. Intermittent renewables have begun to undermine traditional energy assets in wholesale energy markets while creating instability in both energy markets and the grid system overall. In addition, several countries, including the United States, South Korea, and Japan, are pursuing aggressive market reforms and policies that are sending positive market signals for utility-scale energy storage.

Market challenges remain, however, as advances in cost reductions, supply chain development, and integration expertise are still underdeveloped across nearly every storage technology. The current market winners are vendors that have shifted away from being pure-play technology firms and developed systems integration expertise to complement their technology. Meanwhile, lithium ion (Li-ion) has established a clear lead in the market as the technology of choice in not only short-duration applications, but also bulk storage. According to Navigant Research, global installed energy storage for the grid and ancillary services (ESGAS) power capacity is expected to grow from 538.4 MW in 2014 to 20.8 GW in 2024.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for ESGAS. Specifically, the applications analyzed in this study include arbitrage, electric supply reserve capacity, frequency regulation, grid asset optimization, load following, spinning reserve, transmission and distribution (T&D) upgrade deferral, utility-scale solar integration, utility-scale wind integration, and voltage support. Global market forecasts for power capacity, energy capacity, and revenue, segmented by region, technology, and application, extend through 2024. The report also examines the key technologies related to ESGAS, as well as the competitive landscape.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • How large is the global market for energy storage for the grid and ancillary services (ESGAS)?
  • Which technologies in bulk and short-duration energy storage will lead the market?
  • How quickly will the global market for bulk and short-duration energy storage grow and why?
  • What countries and global regions will lead the market for grid-scale energy storage?
  • Which markets should each ESGAS technology target and why?
Who needs this report?
  • Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms
  • Energy storage technology firms
  • Solar financing companies
  • Smart grid controls and software companies
  • Inverter companies
  • Utilities
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Scope

1.2  Market Developments

2. Market Issues

2.1  End-Use Markets for Energy Storage

2.2  Historical Data

2.2.1   Deployments by Technology

2.2.2   Market Share by Deployed Capacity

2.3  Regional Analysis

2.3.1   North America

   2.3.1.1  AB 2514 Procurement Plans for 2014

   2.3.1.2  Ontario

2.3.2   Europe

   2.3.2.1  Pan-European Developments

   2.3.2.2  Italy

2.3.3   Asia Pacific

   2.3.3.1  Japan

   2.3.3.2  South Korea

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Overview

3.2  Advanced Flow Batteries

3.2.1   ZBR

3.2.2   VR

3.2.3   Iron Chromium

3.3  Advanced Lead-Acid Batteries

3.4  Advanced Li-ion Batteries

3.5  CAES

3.6  Flywheels

3.7  NaS Batteries

3.8  Power-to-Gas

3.9  Pumped Storage

3.10  Sodium Metal Halide Batteries

4. Key Industry Players

4.1  Flow Battery Vendors

4.1.1   EnerVault

4.1.2   Redflow

4.2  CAES Vendors

4.2.1   Hydrostor

4.2.2   SustainX

4.3  Flywheel Vendors

4.3.1   Beacon Power

4.3.2   Temporal Power

4.4  Li-Ion Vendors

4.4.1   LG Chem

4.4.2   Panasonic

4.4.3   Samsung SDI

4.4.4   Sony

4.4.5   Toshiba

4.5  Sodium Metal Halide Vendors

4.5.1   FIAMM SoNick

4.5.2   GE

4.6  Software and Integration

4.6.1   ABB

4.6.2   S&C Electric Company

4.6.3   Other Key Players

5. Market Forecasts

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Methodology

5.2.1   ESGAS Baseline Figures

5.2.2   ESGAS CAPEX

5.3  ESGAS Power Capacity Forecast

5.4  ESGAS Energy Capacity Forecast

5.5  ESGAS Revenue Forecast

5.6  Conclusions and Recommendations

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology, World Markets: 2007-2013
  • ESGAS Power Capacity Market Share by Top 10 Technology Vendors, World Markets: 2007-2014
  • ESGAS Power Capacity Commissioned by Region, World Markets: 2007-2014
  • ESGAS Market Segment Growth Profiles by Growth Type, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024

List of Tables

  • ESGAS Policy Drivers, North America: 2014
  • ESGAS Applications, Technologies, and Typical Customers
  • ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Year Commissioned, World Markets: 2007-2014
  • ESGAS Power Capacity by Region and Year Commissioned, World Markets: 2007-2014
  • ESGAS Power Capacity Market Share by Top 10 Technology Vendors, World Markets: 2007-2014
  • ESGAS Market Segment Growth Profiles by Growth Type, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • ESGAS Baseline Power Capacity by Region and Metric: 2014 and 2024
  • ESGAS CAPEX Assumptions by Technology and Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • Installed ESGAS Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, North America: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Western Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Eastern Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Middle East: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Africa: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, North America: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Western Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Eastern Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Latin America: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Middle East: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Energy Capacity by Technology and Application, Africa: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, North America: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Western Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Eastern Europe: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Latin America: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Middle East: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Revenue by Technology and Application, Africa: 2014-2024
  • Operating Characteristics of Leading Advanced Battery Technologies
  • Characteristics of Li-ion Battery Chemistries
  • LFP Summary
  • LMO Summary
  • LTO Summary
  • LCO Summary
  • NCA Summary
  • NMC Summary
  • NaS Summary
  • Other Key Players
  • Sodium Metal Halide Summary
  • Applications and Corresponding Baseline Figure
  • ESGAS Baseline Power Capacity by Region and Metric: 2014 and 2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2024
  • New Installed ESGAS Power Capacity by Technology and Application, Latin America: 2014-2024
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Smart Meters http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-meters http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-meters#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:43:19 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=68617 Smart UtilitiesUtility Innovations
The smart electric meter market has shifted emphasis to projects in Europe and Asia Pacific while the once hot U.S. market has leveled off, as federal funding for projects has been nearly exhausted. However, deployments do continue. Even with the U.S. slowdown, smart meter vendors report business activity is increasing in Western Europe, where utilities [...]]]>
Smart UtilitiesUtility Innovations

The smart electric meter market has shifted emphasis to projects in Europe and Asia Pacific while the once hot U.S. market has leveled off, as federal funding for projects has been nearly exhausted. However, deployments do continue. Even with the U.S. slowdown, smart meter vendors report business activity is increasing in Western Europe, where utilities in Spain, France, and the United Kingdom have projects underway or about to begin that will account for some 93 million new meters by the end of 2020. Similarly, in Eastern Europe, utilities have stepped up plans for smart meter deployments.

In Asia Pacific, utilities in China continue to install large numbers of smart meters as part of a 5-year nationwide plan to upgrade grid infrastructure. Major deployments are planned in Japan that are expected to eventually account for some 80 million smart meters, with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) taking the lead there. In India, pilot projects are taking place that will set the stage for large smart meter deployments that will start later this decade and are expected to total more than 150 million new devices. According to Navigant Research, global revenue from annual smart meter shipments is expected to grow from $4.4 billion in 2013 to $6.6 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report examines the global market opportunity for smart electric meters, with a focus on four neighborhood area network (NAN) communications technologies: radio frequency (RF) mesh, RF point-to-point, RF public, and power line communications (PLC). The study examines the drivers and barriers shaping the market, along with the major technology issues. Global market forecasts for smart electric meter shipments and the associated revenue, broken out by region, meter type, and NAN technology, extend through 2023. The report also provides key vendor profiles and a discussion of broad metering trends and activities worldwide.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • What market forces are shaping the global smart electric meter market?
  • How many smart meters will be shipped worldwide through 2023?
  • What is the size of the revenue opportunity for smart meters?
  • What technical issues are shaping the smart electric meter market?
  • How will the market for smart meters play out across the global regions?
Who needs this report?
  • Smart electric meter manufacturers and component suppliers
  • Electric utilities and grid operators
  • Electric meter communications module vendors
  • Regulators
  • Electric industry associations
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Introduction

1.2  Market Drivers

1.3  Market Barriers

1.4  Market Forecast

2. Market Issues

2.1  Smart Meter Market Overview

2.1.1   Maturing Market, Different Specs

2.1.2   Smart Electric Meters

2.1.3   Common Terms

2.2  Market Drivers

2.2.1   Energy Policy Drivers

   2.2.1.1  North America

   2.2.1.2  Europe

   2.2.1.3  Asia Pacific

   2.2.1.4  Latin America

   2.2.1.5  Middle East & Africa

2.3  Market Barriers

2.3.1   Broader Electricity Industry Issues

2.4  Market Activity

2.4.1   North America

   2.4.1.1  Cooperatives, Municipal Utilities

   2.4.1.2  Canada

2.4.2   Europe

   2.4.2.1  Poland

   2.4.2.2  Spain

   2.4.2.3  Denmark

   2.4.2.4  Great Britain

   2.4.2.5  France

   2.4.2.6  Netherlands

   2.4.2.7  Germany

2.4.3   Asia Pacific

   2.4.3.1  Japan

   2.4.3.2  China

   2.4.3.3  India

2.4.4   Latin America

2.4.5   Middle East & Africa

2.5  Industry Dynamics

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Smart Meter Overview

3.1.1   Key Components

3.1.2   Smart Meter Requirements

   3.1.2.1  European Minimums

3.2  Meter Technology

3.3  NAN Communications Technologies

3.3.1   RF Mesh Networks

   3.3.1.1  Physical and Link Layer Protocols

   3.3.1.2  Performance Characteristics

3.3.2   RF Point-to-Multipoint Networks

   3.3.2.1  Private RF Point-to-Multipoint Systems

   3.3.2.2  Cellular-Based Systems

   3.3.2.3  Performance Characteristics

3.3.3   PLC

   3.3.3.1  Low-Speed PLC

   3.3.3.2  Narrowband PLC

   3.3.3.3  Broadband over Power Line

   3.3.3.4  Performance Characteristics

3.3.4   HAN Interface

   3.3.4.1  RF HANs

      3.3.4.1.1.  ZigBee

      3.3.4.1.2.  Other RF HAN Technologies

   3.3.4.2  PLC HANs

      3.3.4.2.1.  HomePlug

      3.3.4.2.2.  HomeGrid/ITU G.hn

3.4  Other Smart Meter Communications Configurations

3.5  Key Technical Issues

3.5.1   Interoperability and the Move to IP-Based Networks

3.5.2   Integrated System Security

3.5.3   Future-Proofing

3.6  Standards Issues

3.6.1   Who Sets Metering Standards?

3.6.2   Standard Set of Standards Efforts

   3.6.2.1  National Institute of Standards and Technology

   3.6.2.2  European OPEN Meter Project

   3.6.2.3  Utility-Driven Standardization

3.6.3   Standards Evolution Implications

4. Key Industry Players  

4.1  Smart Meter and Communications Vendors

4.1.1   Aclara

4.1.2   Echelon

4.1.3   Elster Group

4.1.4   GE Digital Energy

4.1.5   Holley Metering

4.1.6   Iskraemeco

4.1.7   Itron

4.1.8   Kamstrup

4.1.9   Landis+Gyr

4.1.10   Nuri Telecom

4.1.11   Sagemcom

4.1.12   Sensus

4.1.13   Siemens Energy

4.1.14   Silver Spring Networks

4.1.15   Tantalus Systems

4.1.16   Trilliant

4.1.17   Wasion Group

4.1.18   ZIV

5. Market Forecasts   

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Global Electric Meter Installed Base

5.3  Global Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region

5.3.1   North American Smart Meter Shipments

5.3.2   European Smart Meter Shipments

5.3.3   Asia Pacific Smart Meter Shipments

5.3.4   Latin America Smart Meter Shipments

5.3.5   Middle East & Africa Smart Meter Shipments

5.4  Global Smart Meter Revenue

5.5  Conclusions and Recommendations

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Smart Meter Penetration Rate of All Electric Meters by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Installed Base by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Share of Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Utility Type, United States: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments and Installed Base Penetration, United States: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments and Installed Base Penetration, Canada: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, North America: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, Europe: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, Asia Pacific: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, Latin America: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, Middle East & Africa: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Installed Base by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Segment, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments as a Percentage of All Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Penetration of All Meters by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Share of Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Share of Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, North America: 2013-2023
  • Share of Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, Europe: 2013-2023
  • Share of Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Basic and Advanced Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Simplified Smart Meter Network Architecture
  • Smart Meter Deployment Plans by EU Member States
  • Smart Meter Form Factors
  • European Commission’s Recommended 10 Minimum Functional Requirements
  • Mesh Network Configuration
  • Star Network
  • A PLC Topology
  • SEP 2.0 Interoperability Model for HANs

List of Tables

  • Electric Meter Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Installed Base by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Installed Base and Penetration Rates by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Installed Base and Penetration Rates by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments, ASPs, and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments as a Percentage of All Electric Meter Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region and NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Basic Smart Meter Unit Shipments, ASPs, and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Basic Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region and NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments, ASPs, and Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Region and NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Unit Shipments by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Installed Base by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Installed Base and Penetration Rate by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments, ASPs, and Revenue by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Basic Smart Meter Unit Shipments and Revenue by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments and Revenue by Country, North America: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Installed Base and Penetration Rate by Utility Type, United States: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by Utility Type, United States: 2013-2023
  • Electric Meter Installed Base by Meter Type, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments as a Percentage of Total Smart Meter Unit Shipments, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology and Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Advanced Smart Meter Unit Shipments by NAN Technology, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Basic and Advanced Smart Meter Revenue and ASPs, World Markets: 2013-2023
  • Smart Meter Mergers and Acquisitions: 2014
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Residential Demand Response http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/residential-demand-response http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/residential-demand-response#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:49:19 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=68599 Smart Utilities
Residential demand response (DR) is a relatively old concept that harkens back to the 1970s, when it was first employed in the United States. At that time, DR was implemented as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

Residential demand response (DR) is a relatively old concept that harkens back to the 1970s, when it was first employed in the United States. At that time, DR was implemented as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to shift their energy use to off-peak times. Utilities have run residential direct load control (DLC) programs as forms of demand management for many years.

Traditional DLC programs paid customers an annual fee for agreeing to have a control device installed on their air conditioners. However, customers had no engagement with the program, and many would override the controls or quit the program if comfort was compromised. With the development of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart, two-way communicating thermostats in the last 10 years, notification, equipment, and customer limitations are being overcome. Utilities can discreetly dispatch customers according to system need and can get real-time feedback on performance and outages. Customers can control their own devices through mobile applications, making them more empowered. Navigant Research forecasts that global residential DR revenue will grow from $332.4 million in 2014 to $2.3 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for residential DR in five major geographic regions. The study provides an analysis of the market drivers and barriers, as well as global players and dynamics, associated with residential DR. Global market forecasts for residential DR sites, capacity, and revenue, broken out by DR program (DLC and dynamic pricing) and region, extend through 2023. The report also examines the main technologies related to residential DR and identifies the strengths and challenges of key industry players.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • What are the market drivers incentivizing residential demand response (DR) to expand in the United States and abroad?
  • What factors may inhibit the expansion of residential DR?
  • What new technologies are enabling residential DR to increase its penetration in the market?
  • Who are the major competitors in the residential DR arena?
  • How fast will residential DR grow in various regions around the world?
Who needs this report?
  • Demand response management system (DRMS) vendors
  • Curtailment service providers
  • Smart thermostat vendors
  • Smart grid analytics and communications vendors
  • Utilities
  • Regional transmission organizations/independent system operators (RTOs/ISOs)
  • Government agencies
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Introduction to Residential Demand Response

1.2  DR Market Drivers and Barriers

1.3  Technology Evolution in the DR Market

1.4  DR Market Size and Forecast

2. Market Issues  

2.1  Definition of Demand Response

2.1.1   Navigant Research’s Definition

2.2  Residential DR Market Drivers

2.2.1   Coal and Nuclear Plant Retirements

2.2.2   Grid Resiliency

2.2.3   Grid Modernization

2.2.4   Ancillary Services and Renewable Energy Integration

2.2.5   Dynamic Pricing

   2.2.5.1  SMUD

   2.2.5.2  BGE

   2.2.5.3  Oklahoma Gas and Electric

   2.2.5.4  Ontario, Canada

   2.2.5.5  Philadelphia Electric Company TOU Pilot Program

2.2.6   Behavioral DR

2.2.7   EVs

2.2.8   Transactive Energy and Connected Appliances

2.3  DR Market Barriers

2.3.1   Broad Market Trends

2.3.2   Winter DR

2.3.3   Solar PV Penetration

3. Global DR Market Players and Dynamics  

3.1  Introduction

3.2  North America

3.2.1   The FERC

   3.2.1.1  DR-Related FERC Orders

3.2.2   U.S. EPA

3.2.3   PJM Interconnection

   3.2.3.1  Capacity Market

   3.2.3.2  Ancillary Services Markets

   3.2.3.3  Utility Programs

3.2.4   California

3.2.5   Massachusetts

3.2.6   New York

   3.2.6.1  New York Public Service Commission

   3.2.6.2  Con Edison

3.2.7   Texas

   3.2.7.1  ERCOT DR and Dynamic Pricing Survey

   3.2.7.2  Other DR Players in Texas

3.2.8   PUCs

3.2.9   Ontario, Canada

3.3  Europe

3.3.1   Regulatory Barriers

3.3.2   Climate Change Concerns

   3.3.2.1  Intermittent Renewables

   3.3.2.2  Capacity Markets

3.3.3   European Players

   3.3.3.1  European Commission

   3.3.3.2  Smart Energy Demand Coalition

3.3.4   France

3.3.5   Germany

3.3.6   Italy

3.3.7   United Kingdom

3.4  Asia Pacific

3.4.1   Australia and New Zealand

   3.4.1.1  Ergon Energy

3.4.2   Japan

3.4.3   South Korea

4. Technology Issues

4.1  Introduction

4.2  AMI versus Broadband

4.3  OpenADR

4.3.1   OpenADR 2.0

4.4  Thermostats

4.4.1   BYOT

4.5  Window AC Units

4.6  Grid-Interactive Electric Water Heating

4.7  Demand Response Management Systems

5. Key Industry Players  

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Full-Service Residential DR Vendors

5.2.1   Established Residential DR Vendors

   5.2.1.1  Comverge

   5.2.1.2  Honeywell International

   5.2.1.3  Schneider Electric

   5.2.1.4  Siemens

5.2.2   Up-and-Coming Residential DR Players

   5.2.2.1  EcoFactor

   5.2.2.2  Energate

   5.2.2.3  EnergyHub

   5.2.2.4  Landis+Gyr

   5.2.2.5  Nest Labs

   5.2.2.6  Opower

   5.2.2.7  Silver Spring Networks

5.3  DRMS Providers

5.3.1   Leading DRMS Providers

   5.3.1.1  ABB (Ventyx)

   5.3.1.2  Alstom

   5.3.1.3  AutoGrid

5.3.2   Other DRMS Providers

   5.3.2.1  GE Energy

   5.3.2.2  Lockheed Martin

   5.3.2.3  Open Access Technology International, Inc.

5.4  Other Industry Participants

6. Market Forecasts 

6.1  Forecast Introduction

6.2  Forecast Assumptions

6.2.1   A Note on Report Scope and Market Sizing

6.3  Global Residential DR Sites

6.4  Global Residential DR Capacity

6.5  Global Residential DR Revenue

6.5.1   DR Product and Services Spending

6.6  Conclusions and Recommendations

7. Company Directory
8. Acronym and Abbreviation List
9. Table of Contents
10. Table of Charts and Figures
11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Share of Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014
  • Share of Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2023
  • CAGR of Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Risk/Reward Profile of Dynamic Pricing Options
  • Stages of Adoption of Transactive Operations for Industry
  • OpenADR Client/Server Model
  • OpenADR Members by Country

List of Tables

  • Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential DLC DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Residential Dynamic Pricing DR Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Share of Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014 and 2023
  • Year-to Year Growth of Residential DR Sites, World Markets: 2015-2023
  • CAGR of Residential DR Sites by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Year-to-Year Growth of Residential DR Revenue, World Markets: 2015-2023
  • U.S. Utilities Offering DR Programs Outside of RTO/ISO Markets
  • Comverge SWOT Analysis
  • Honeywell SWOT Analysis
  • Schneider Electric SWOT Analysis
  • Siemens SWOT Analysis
  • ABB SWOT Analysis
  • Alstom SWOT Analysis
  • AutoGrid SWOT Analysis
  • Other Industry Participants
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Smart Grid Technologies http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-grid-technologies http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/smart-grid-technologies#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:48:04 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=68431 Smart Utilities
The market for smart grid technologies is evolving rapidly as the need for a more responsive, automated power grid rises worldwide. The fundamental technology for injecting intelligence into the grid has been in existence for years – more than a decade in some cases. However, the past 18 to 24 months have seen accelerating technological [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

The market for smart grid technologies is evolving rapidly as the need for a more responsive, automated power grid rises worldwide. The fundamental technology for injecting intelligence into the grid has been in existence for years – more than a decade in some cases. However, the past 18 to 24 months have seen accelerating technological advancements and shifting priorities among utility industry stakeholders.

Transmission system upgrades are driven by the need to interconnect offshore or remote wind and solar farms, as well as ongoing electrification across Asia Pacific and developing regions. Falling costs for devices and communications networking, combined with the increasing emphasis on reliability and energy efficiency, will lead to robust growth in the substation and distribution automation (SA and DA) markets. Meanwhile, government mandates, especially in Europe, will drive strong smart meter penetration gains over the next decade. At the same time, utilities are facing more competition than ever and squeezed margins. These issues, along with the proliferation of smart devices in the grid, will drive impressive growth in demand for more powerful utility IT solutions and analytics. Navigant Research forecasts that global smart grid technology revenue will grow from $44.1 billion in 2014 to $70.2 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for smart grid technologies, with a focus on transmission upgrades, SA, DA, information and operations technology (IT/OT) software and services, and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). The study provides a detailed analysis of the market drivers, challenges, and trends, as well as regional and country factors, for each smart grid technology segment. Global market forecasts for revenue, broken out by technology, application, component, and region, extend through 2023. The report also provides profiles of key grid infrastructure vendors and includes information on 150-plus other types of companies, major global utilities, and smart grid-related industry associations.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • Which smart grid technology segments are the largest and how quickly are they expected to grow?
  • What are the key market drivers and challenges for each smart grid technology segment?
  • What are the most important new trends affecting the pace of investment in smart grid technologies?
  • What regional factors are affecting the pace of investment in smart grid technology?
  • Who are the key vendors in each category of smart grid technology?
Who needs this report?
  • Smart grid infrastructure vendors
  • Communications networking vendors
  • Cyber security vendors
  • Grid sensor vendors
  • Utilities
  • Regulators and policymakers
  • Government agencies
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Overview

1.2  Emerging Market Trends and Obstacles

1.3  Market Forecast

1.4  Additional Reading

2. Market Issues

2.1  The State of the Smart Grid Industry

2.2  Smart Grid Technology: Segments Defined and Market Drivers and Challenges

2.2.1   Transmission Upgrades

2.2.1.1  Transmission Upgrade Market Drivers

2.2.1.1.1.   Network Reliability

2.2.1.1.2.   Grid Efficiency

2.2.1.1.3.   Grid Capacity

2.2.1.1.4.   Generation Plant Retirements

2.2.1.1.5.   Aging Infrastructure

2.2.1.1.6.   Integration of Large-Scale Renewables

2.2.1.1.7.   Move from Centralized to Distributed Grid Management Technologies

2.2.1.2  Transmission Upgrade Market Challenges

2.2.1.2.1.   Capital Requirements

2.2.1.2.2.   Land Use and Eminent Domain

2.2.1.2.3.   Regulatory Environment

2.2.2   Substation Automation

2.2.2.1  SA Market Drivers

2.2.2.1.1.   Improved Outage Management and Recovery

2.2.2.1.2.   Improved System Operations

2.2.2.1.3.   Improved Equipment Health Monitoring

2.2.2.2  SA and Distribution Automation Market Challenges

2.2.2.2.1.   Regulatory Challenges

2.2.2.2.2.   Cost and Value

2.2.2.2.3.   Information Management

2.2.2.2.4.   Communications

2.2.2.2.5.   Standards Adoption

2.2.3   DA

2.2.3.1  DA Market Drivers

2.2.3.1.1.   Improved MV/LV Network Reliability

2.2.3.1.2.   Reduced Penalties for Poor Reliability Indices

2.2.3.1.3.   Operations Optimization

2.2.3.1.4.   Equipment Condition Management

2.2.3.1.5.   Dynamic Management of DG

2.2.3.1.6.   Avoided or Deferred Capital Expenditures

2.2.3.1.7.   Direct Operations and Maintenance Reductions

2.2.3.1.8.   Technical O&M Reductions (Energy and Fuel Cost Savings)

2.2.4   IT/OT Software and Services

2.2.4.1  Utility IT Software and Services Market Drivers

2.2.4.1.1.   Customer Engagement

2.2.4.1.2.   Operating Efficiency

2.2.4.1.3.   Predictive Capabilities

2.2.4.2  Utility IT Software and Services Market Challenges

2.2.4.2.1.   IT/OT Convergence

2.2.4.2.2.   Interoperability and Integration

2.2.4.2.3.   Data Quality: Validation, Estimation andEditing

2.2.4.2.4.   Aging IT Infrastructure

2.2.4.2.5.   Financial Pressures and Rate Case  Support

2.2.5   Advanced Metering Infrastructure

2.2.5.1  Advanced Metering Infrastructure Market Drivers

2.2.5.1.1.   Reduced Meter Reading Labor Costs

2.2.5.1.2.   Increased Meter Reading Frequency andAccuracy

2.2.5.1.3.   Remote Connect-Disconnect and LoadLimiting

2.2.5.1.4.   Outage Management – Detection andRestoration

2.2.5.1.5.   Power Quality Monitoring and Preventive System Repairs/Maintenance

2.2.5.1.6.   Revenue Protection and Theft Prevention

2.2.5.1.7.   Load Research and Analysis

2.2.5.1.8.   Energy Use Reduction

2.2.5.1.9.   DR and Peak Shifting

2.2.5.1.10.  Net Metering and Local Generation

2.2.5.1.11.  Support for EVs

2.2.5.2  AMI Market Challenges

2.2.5.2.1.   Standards and Interoperability

2.2.5.2.2.   Technical Obsolescence

2.2.5.2.3.   Security

2.2.5.2.4.   Consumer Pushback

2.2.6   Smart Grid Networking and Communications

2.3  Emerging Trends and Strategic Observations

2.3.1   Distributed Intelligence

2.3.2   Breaking Down Silos and IT/OT Convergence

2.3.3   Digitization and Ruggedization

2.3.4   DG Integration and Energy Storage

2.3.5   Utility Deregulation and Consolidation

2.3.6   Mobility

2.3.7   Visualization

2.3.8   Cloud Computing

2.3.9   Predictive Analytics

2.3.10  Physical and Cyber Security

2.3.11  Training Tools

3. Regional Issues

3.1  Regional Smart Grid Developments and RegulatoryDrivers

3.1.1   North America

3.1.1.1   Regulatory Environment

3.1.1.2   Transmission Upgrades

3.1.1.3   SA and DA

3.1.1.4   IT Solutions

3.1.1.5   AMI

3.1.2   Europe

3.1.2.1   Regulatory Environment

3.1.2.2   Transmission Upgrades

3.1.2.3   SA and DA

3.1.2.4   IT Solutions

3.1.2.5   AMI

3.1.3   Asia Pacific

3.1.3.1   Transmission Upgrades

3.1.3.1.1.   Transmission Upgrades in China

3.1.3.1.2.   Transmission Upgrades in India

3.1.3.2   SA and DA

3.1.3.3   IT Solutions

3.1.3.4   AMI

3.1.4   Latin America

3.1.4.1   Transmission Upgrades

3.1.4.2   SA and DA

3.1.4.3   IT Solutions

3.1.4.4   AMI

3.1.5   Middle East & Africa

4. Technology Issues

4.1  Overview

4.2  Transmission Upgrade Technologies

4.2.1   HVDC Technologies

4.2.2   HVAC Technologies

4.2.3   Submarine Cable Technologies

4.2.4   FACTS Technologies

4.2.5   Transmission Line Monitoring

4.3  SA

4.3.1   SCADA

4.3.2   Protective Relay Technology

4.3.3   Switchgear – Circuit Breakers and Fuses

4.3.4   Transformers

4.3.5   Relay Technology

4.4  DA

4.5  IT/OT Software and Services

4.5.1   MDM

4.5.2   Billing and CIS Solution

4.5.3   GIS

4.5.4   SCADA

4.5.5   EMS

4.5.6   DMS

4.5.7   OMS

4.5.8   AMS

4.5.9   MWMS

4.5.10  DRMS

4.5.11  DERMS

4.5.12  Data Analytics

4.6  AMI Technology

4.7  Networking Communications

5. Key Industry Players

5.1  Key Grid Infrastructure Vendors

5.1.1   ABB

5.1.2   Alcatel-Lucent

5.1.3   Alstom Grid

5.1.4   American Superconductor

5.1.5   Daiichi Electronics

5.1.6   Eaton

5.1.7   Ericsson

5.1.8   Fujitsu

5.1.9   G&W Electric

5.1.10  GE Digital Energy

5.1.11  NOJA Power

5.1.12  Ormazabal (Velatia)

5.1.13  Osaki Electric

5.1.14  S&C Electric

5.1.15  Schneider Electric

5.1.16  Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

5.1.17  Shenzhen Clou Electronics

5.1.18  Siemens Energy

5.1.19  Toshiba

5.1.20  Yokogawa Electric

5.2  AMI Vendors

5.3  Networking Communications and Software Systems Providers

5.4  AMCM Device and Solutions Providers

5.5  IT Solutions and Service Providers

5.6  Systems Integrators

5.7  Cyber Security Vendors

5.8  Industry Associations

5.9  Utilities

5.9.1   North America

5.9.2   Europe

5.9.3   Asia Pacific

6. Market Forecasts

6.1  Overview

6.2  Forecasting Methodology

6.3  Smart Grid Technology Revenue Forecasts by Application

6.4  Smart Grid Technology Revenue Forecasts by Region

6.4.1   North America

6.4.2   Europe

6.4.3   Asia Pacific

6.4.4   Latin America

6.4.5   Middle East & Africa

6.5  Conclusions and Recommendations

6.5.1   Recommendations for Vendors

7. Company Directory
8. Acronym and Abbreviation List
9. Table of Contents
10. Table of Charts and Figures
11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-202
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-202
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • 2050 Goals for Renewable Generation, European Union: 2010-2050
  • Examples of Distribution Feeder Devices

List of Tables

  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Region, World Markets: 2014-202
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, North America: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, Europe: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Application, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Application, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative Smart Grid Technology Revenue by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Smart Grid Technology Year-on-Year Revenue Change by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Transmission Upgrade Revenue by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Substation Automation Revenue by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Distribution Automation Revenue by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, North America: 2014-2023
  • IT/OT Software and Services Revenue by Application, Europe: 2014-2023
  • AMI Revenue by Component, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Main Smart Grid IT Applications
  • Relative Comparison of Leading Smart Grid Communications Technologies
  • AMI Vendors, World Markets
  • Networking Communications and Software Systems Vendors, World Markets
  • AMCM Device and Solutions Providers, World Markets
  • IT Solutions and Services Providers, World Markets
  • Systems Integrators, World Markets
  • Cyber Security Vendors, World Markets
  • Industry Associations, World Markets
  • Electric Utilities, North America
  • Electric Utilities, Europe
  • Electric Utilities, Asia Pacific
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High-Voltage Transmission Systems http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/high-voltage-transmission-systems http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/high-voltage-transmission-systems#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:37:08 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=68323 Smart Utilities
The high-voltage transmission system (HVTS) market is expanding globally. Growth across Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa mimics the initial wave of electrification and transmission system growth seen during the 20th century in North America and Europe. Today, the mega-growth and electrification in China, India, and parts of the Middle East and [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

The high-voltage transmission system (HVTS) market is expanding globally. Growth across Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa mimics the initial wave of electrification and transmission system growth seen during the 20th century in North America and Europe. Today, the mega-growth and electrification in China, India, and parts of the Middle East and Africa are similar to the rapid growth of major cities and industrial expansion in the early 1900s that drove the development of HVTSs in North America and Europe.

The HVTS vendor landscape is changing as focus shifts to rebuilding and extending the HVTS to utility-scale wind and solar in remote regions and deploying geographically expansive HVTS infrastructure across regions like China, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. These efforts will create significant markets over the next decade. Meanwhile, industrial giants like Mitsubishi, Toshiba, Hyundai, Samsung, LSI, and Nexans and hundreds of smaller companies that were until recently on the fringes of the industry are joining the fight for sales in growing regional markets. Navigant Research forecasts that global annual HVTS revenue will grow from $20.8 billion in 2014 to $31.0 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global HVTS market, with a focus on seven technologies: high voltage direct current (HVDC), high-voltage alternating current (HVAC), submarine cables, flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS), transmission line monitoring, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and substation automation and monitoring. The study provides an analysis of the market issues, including drivers and challenges, as well as regional trends and opportunities, related to HVTS solutions. Global market forecasts for revenue, segmented by technology and region, extend through 2023. The report also provides technical descriptions of the primary technologies that represent the main components of the HVTS grid and profiles the key industry players.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • Which technologies represent the primary components of the high-voltage transmission system (HVTS) grid?
  • How do these technologies contribute to the HVTS being a next-generation smarter grid?
  • What factors affect the implementation of the different HVTS technologies?
  • How do the market trends and opportunities related to HVTS solutions vary by region?
  • What are the primary drivers for the growth of HVTS installations and revenue?
  • How is the HVTS vendor landscape changing?
Who needs this report?
  • High-voltage transmission system (HVTS) suppliers
  • Cable and cable equipment manufacturers
  • Transmission system operators (TSOs), regional transmission organizations (RTOs), and independent system operators (ISOs)
  • Utilities
  • Government agencies and regulators
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Market Overview

1.2  Vendor Landscape

1.3  HVTS Drivers

1.4  Key HVTS Technologies

1.5  HVTS Market Forecasts

2. Market Issues  

2.1  Introduction

2.2  Market Drivers

2.2.1   Network Reliability

2.2.2   Grid Capacity

2.2.3   Generation Plant Retirements

2.2.4   Aging Infrastructure

2.2.5   Integration of Large-Scale Renewables

2.2.6   Move from Centralized to Distributed Grid Management Technologies

2.3  Market Barriers

2.3.1   Capital Requirements

2.3.2   Land Use and Eminent Domain

2.3.3   Regulatory Environment

2.4  Market Trends and Opportunities by Region

2.4.1   North America

   2.4.1.1  Regulatory Policies in the United States and Canada

   2.4.1.2  Uncertainties in the North American Market

2.4.2   Europe

   2.4.2.1  Regulatory Policies in Europe

   2.4.2.2  Uncertainties in the European Market

2.4.3   Asia Pacific

   2.4.3.1  India

      2.4.3.1.1.  Regulatory Polices in India

   2.4.3.2  China

      2.4.3.2.1.  Regulatory Policies in China

   2.4.3.3  Uncertainties in the Asia Pacific Market

2.4.4   Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa

   2.4.4.1  Brazil

   2.4.4.2  Saudi Arabia

   2.4.4.3  South Africa

3. Technology Issues

3.1  Introduction to HVTSs

3.2  HVDC Technologies

3.2.1   HVDC Technical Description

   3.2.1.1  CSCs

   3.2.1.2  VSCs

3.2.2   HVDC Recent Use Case

3.3  HVAC Technologies

3.3.1   HVAC Technical Description

3.3.2   HVAC Recent Use Case

3.4  Submarine Cable Technologies

3.4.1   Submarine Cable Technical Description

3.4.2   Submarine Cable Recent Use Case

3.5  FACTS Technologies

3.5.1   FACTS Technical Description

3.5.2   FACTS Recent Use Case

3.6  Transmission Line Monitoring Technologies

3.6.1   Transmission Line Monitoring Technical Description

   3.6.1.1  Transmission Substations

   3.6.1.2  Transformers

   3.6.1.3  Bushings

   3.6.1.4  Current Transformers and Voltage Transformers

   3.6.1.5  Relays/Intelligent Electronic Devices

   3.6.1.6  Circuit Breakers

   3.6.1.7  Batteries

   3.6.1.8  Transmission Lines

   3.6.1.9  Phasor Measurement Units/Synchrophasors

3.6.2   Transmission Line Monitoring Recent Use Cases

   3.6.2.1  AEP

   3.6.2.2  Consolidated Edison Company of New York

3.7  SCADA Technologies

3.7.1   SCADA Technical Description

3.7.2   SCADA Recent Use Case

3.8  Substation Automation and Monitoring Technologies

3.8.1   Substation Automation and Monitoring Technical Description

   3.8.1.1  Switchgear, Circuit Breakers, and Fuses

   3.8.1.2  Transformers

   3.8.1.3  Relay Technology

3.8.2   Substation Automation and Monitoring Recent Use Case

4. Key Industry Players    

4.1  Major HVTS Suppliers

4.1.1   ABB

4.1.2   Alstom

4.1.3   AMSC

4.1.4   Doble Engineering

4.1.5   GE Energy

4.1.6   LS Industrial Systems

4.1.7   S&C Electric Company

4.1.8   Siemens

4.2  Major Supporting Providers

4.2.1   Cisco Systems

4.2.2   Esri

4.2.3   LS Cable & System

4.2.4   Nexans

4.2.5   nkt cables

4.2.6   Oracle

4.2.7   OSIsoft

4.2.8   Prysmian

4.2.9   Schneider Electric

4.3  TSOs, RTOs, and ISOs

4.3.1   CAISO

4.3.2   CSG

4.3.3   ERCOT

4.3.4   ENTSO-E

4.3.5   Eskom

4.3.6   ETT

4.3.7   ISO New England

4.3.8   Midcontinent Independent System Operator

4.3.9   Oncor Electric Delivery Company

4.3.10   PJM Interconnection

4.3.11    POWERGRID

4.3.12   Southwest Power Pool

4.3.13   SGCC

4.3.14   Western Electricity Coordinating Council Reliability Coordinator

5. Market Forecasts  

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Forecast Methodology

5.2.1   HVDC

5.2.2   HVAC

5.2.3   Submarine Cable

5.2.4   FACTS

5.2.5   Transmission Line Monitoring

5.2.6   SCADA

5.2.7   Substation Automation and Monitoring

5.3  Global HVTS Market Forecast

5.3.1   North American HVTS Market

5.3.2   European HVTS Market

5.3.3   Asia Pacific HVTS Market

5.3.4   Latin American HVTS Market

5.3.5   Middle Eastern HVTS Market

5.3.6   African HVTS Market

5.4  Conclusions and Recommendations

5.5  HVTS Roadmap

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Middle East: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Africa: 2014-2023
  • Generation Plant Retirements, North America: 2012-2040
  • Electric Reliability Councils in the United States and Canada
  • RTOs and ISOs in North America
  • 2050 Goals for Renewable Generation, European Union: 2010-2050
  • Current ENTSO-E Countries with TSOs in the European Market
  • Planned HVTSs under Implementation, India
  • Profile of China Grid Company Transmission Grid Coverage
  • Map of SADC and Eskom Transmission Service Territory
  • Simplified HVTS Connected to Distribution System
  • Generic Converter Station Layout
  • Evolution of Converter Technology Capacity: 1970-2011
  • Shoreham HVDC Converter Station
  • Tres Amigas Hub
  • SC Implementation for CREZ Transmission Project in Texas by ETT
  • Diagram of HVDC Submarine Cable System
  • Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm and Oil Platform
  • SVC Implementation at an HVAC Transmission Substation in Peru
  • SVC Implementation at SEC’s Quwayyah Substation
  • Sensing and Monitoring in the T&D Grid, North America
  • Transmission Grid and Line Voltage, United States
  • Example of an HV Line Sensor
  • HVTS Map and Location of February 4, 2014 Disturbance, Brazil
  • HVTS Disturbance Monitoring and Post-Event Diagnosis, Brazil

List of Tables

  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • HVTS Revenue Market Share by Region, World Markets: 2014 and 2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, North America: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, Europe: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Middle East: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, Middle East: 2014-2023
  • Annual HVTS Revenue by Technology, Africa: 2014-2023
  • Cumulative HVTS Revenue by Technology, Africa: 2014-2023
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Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/dynamic-voltvar-control-architectures http://www.navigantresearch.com/research/dynamic-voltvar-control-architectures#comments Sat, 28 Jun 2014 03:28:33 +0000 http://www.navigantresearch.com/?p=66662 Smart Utilities
Today’s utility is challenged to modernize its grid to survive the present while being old-fashioned enough to ensure high quality and reliability in power delivery. In a smart distribution utility, energy is carefully managed to support smooth operation of critical infrastructure while facilitating a clean, economic, and safe environment in which to live, work, and [...]]]>
Smart Utilities

Today’s utility is challenged to modernize its grid to survive the present while being old-fashioned enough to ensure high quality and reliability in power delivery. In a smart distribution utility, energy is carefully managed to support smooth operation of critical infrastructure while facilitating a clean, economic, and safe environment in which to live, work, and play. Grid modernization is arguably the single most important focus for any utility as aging and congestion lead to power quality issues and more frequent outages.

Advanced, controllable dynamic Volt/VAR control architecture (DVCA) technologies and various Volt/VAR devices and control solutions can serve as oil in the machinery. They can keep transformers, generators, transmission lines, and distribution systems from overheating, reducing the risk of being retired or upgraded before the end of their intended lifespan. In areas with growing penetration of distributed energy resources (DER), Volt/VAR control (VVC) is emerging as an ancillary service to be provided by microgrids, power factor correction (PFC) systems, distributed PV, and electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Navigant Research forecasts that global annual DVCA revenue will grow from $734.1 million in 2014 to $2.9 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for DVCA solutions and components, with a focus on communications, VVC devices, distribution management system (DMS) VVC applications, and VVC analytics. The study provides an analysis of the market issues, including trends, drivers, and benefits, related to DVCA solutions. Global market forecasts for revenue, segmented by region, solution type, and component segment, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies, as well as the competitive landscape, associated with DVCA systems and solutions for the medium-voltage and low-voltage distribution grid.

Key Questions Addressed:
  • What are the components of dynamic Volt/VAR control architecture (DVCA) solutions?
  • What factors and drivers will contribute to market growth for DVCA components?
  • How do DVCA control objectives differ by region?
  • What are the primary benefits of DVCA technologies?
  • How are DVCA solutions evolving to support the modernized grid?
  • Which power system vendors and power companies are active in the emerging DVCA arena?
Who needs this report?
  • Power system vendors
  • Power companies
  • System component manufacturers
  • Utilities
  • Government agencies and regulators
  • Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1  Modernize to Survive the Present

1.2  Market Trends and Forecast

2. Market Issues

2.1  Future Grid Specifications

2.2  DVCA Integrates Systems to Solve Complex Problems

2.2.1   North American versus Other Regional Grid Design Models

2.3  Detailed Market Drivers

2.3.1   Rightsizing the Grid

2.3.2   Strengthening the Grid for Meaningful Integration of DG

2.3.3   Load Growth

2.4  DVCA Benefits

2.4.1   Capacity Reductions through VAR Management

2.4.2   Fuel Cost Reductions through VAR Improvement

2.5  Regional Experiences with DVCA

2.5.1   North America

2.5.1.1  Lessons from U.S. DOE-Backed Volt/VAR Projects

2.5.1.2  Case Study: Duke Energy Ohio

2.5.1.3  Target High-Value Feeders

2.5.2   Europe

3. Technology Issues

3.1  DVCA Components Overview

3.2  DVCAs

3.2.1   Next-Generation Big Data Analytics

3.2.2   Cloud Computing

3.2.3   Pervasive Wireless Sensors and Monitoring

3.2.4   Digital and Solid-State Replacement Technologies

3.2.5   Standardized Communication Technologies and Protocols

3.3  Key Existing Technologies

3.3.1   Distribution SCADA

3.3.2   FAN Communications

3.4  Management of Voltage in MV and LV Substations

3.4.1   Substation Voltage Regulation

3.5  Major DVCA Solutions

3.5.1   VAR Control

3.5.2   VVC

3.5.3   IVVC

3.5.4   DVO

3.5.5   CVR

3.5.6   GVVC

3.5.7   DVVC

3.6  DVCA Roadmap

4. Key Industry Players

4.1  Introduction

4.2  Power System Vendors

4.2.1   ABB

4.2.2   Alstom Group

4.2.3   Beckwith Electric

4.2.4   Cooper Power Systems (Eaton Corporation)

4.2.5   Dominion Voltage, Inc.

4.2.6   Advanced Control Systems

4.2.7   GE Digital Energy

4.2.8   GRIDiant

4.2.9   Gridco Systems

4.2.10   IUS Technologies

4.2.11   S&C Electric Company

4.2.12   Schneider Electric

4.2.13   Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

4.2.14   Siemens

4.2.15   Utilidata

4.2.16   Silver Spring Networks

4.2.17   Varentec

4.3  Power Companies

4.3.1   AEP

4.3.2   Dominion Virginia Power

4.3.3   Duke Energy/Progress Energy

4.3.4   Exelon/PECO

4.3.5   Portland General Electric

4.3.6   Southern California Edison

4.3.7   Tennessee Valley Authority

5. Market Forecasts  

5.1  Introduction

5.2  Forecast Methodology

5.3  Global Revenue Forecast

5.4  Revenue Forecast by Component Segment

5.4.1   North America

5.4.2   Europe

5.4.3   Asia Pacific

5.4.4   Rest of World

5.5  Conclusions and Recommendations

6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

  • Cumulative DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, North America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Western Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Western Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • Simplified European and North American Distribution Network Architectures
  • CVR Benefit Compression
  • Distribution Grid Schematic Featuring Grid Edge Control
  • Utility Systems Communication Architecture in the Big Data Analytics Era
  • Illustration of a Typical SCADA Architecture
  • Example LTC
  • Example Pole-Mounted Capacitor Banks and Controller Packages
  • Example of DVO Technologies in a Pole-Mount Application
  • Illustration of CVR Configuration

List of Tables

  • Cumulative DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures
  • DVCA Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, North America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Western Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, North America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Western Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
  • DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
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