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Dec 09, 2014, 06:21 ET

World Loses $89.3 Billion to Electricity Theft Annually, $58.7 Billion in Emerging Markets

Electricity theft is a widespread problem across the world, especially in many emerging market countries. Currently, the top 50 emerging market...

Nov 10, 2014, 03:07 ET

Global Electricity Metering Market $26.8 Billion Per Year By 2024

 The 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. Higher value smart...

Oct 14, 2014, 06:17 ET

Southeast Asian Countries To Invest $13.6bn In Smart Grid Infrastructure

 Southeast Asian countries will invest $13.6bn in smart grid infrastructure between 2014 and 2024. This investment will include smart metering...

Sep 08, 2014, 05:11 ET

Eurasian countries will invest $18.3bn over next decade to modernize their electric grids with new 'smart' infrastructure

 Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization – or 'smart grid' - over the next decade. The region has...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:09 ET

Electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure annual investment to reach $198bn by 2024

Over the next decade, the world will need to invest between $140.2bn to $170.5bn per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D)...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:23 ET

Benchmark reveals 25 electric utilities across 14 states offering electric vehicle rates and tariffs to boost customer engagement

Electric vehicle (EV) sales have roughly doubled every year for the past three years in the United States. Electric utilities are beginning to do...

Jun 24, 2014, 06:07 ET

Middle East countries to spend $9.8bn over next decade to modernize electric grids, incorporate $27.9bn of solar generation

Middle East and North African (MENA) countries will spend billions of dollars over the next decade to modernize their electric grids and add solar...

May 07, 2014, 05:47 ET

Africa Electricity Metering Market Value To Grow 234% Over Next Decade, To Reach $9.9bn By 2024

 Sub-Saharan Africa's electricity metering market will see the fastest growth of any region in the world over the next decade. The total market...

Apr 07, 2014, 05:01 ET

Benchmark Reveals Top 50 US Utilities Leveraging Social Media and Mobile Apps To Improve Smart Grid Benefits

Electric utilities in the US are expanding their use of social media and mobile applications to improve smart grid benefits and better engage with...

Feb 18, 2014, 05:07 ET

Smart streetlights critical layer of 'Internet of Things,' will save cities $11.3bn per year by 2025

 Across the globe, LED and smart streetlights are helping to establish smart cities and represent a critical layer of the emerging 'Internet of...

Dec 03, 2013, 05:07 ET

Emerging Markets' $274.9bn Smart Grid Investment To Reduce $47bn Annual Electricity Theft, Improve Reliability And Incorporate Renewables

 Smart grid infrastructure investment by 45 emerging market countries – including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa –...

Nov 05, 2013, 05:17 ET

Mexico Smart Grid Market To Grow From $205m to $2.1bn Per Year

 Mexico is currently debating a series of far-reaching energy sector reforms that have the potential to shake up the country's monolithic...

Sep 16, 2013, 04:57 ET

Smart water infrastructure could save emerging market countries $12.3 billion annually

Water scarcity is a growing problem across the globe, compounded by climate change and population growth. All signs indicate that this scarcity...

Jul 08, 2013, 13:02 ET

Electric vehicle tariffs on average 34% cheaper than eGallon

 There are currently more than 100,000 plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) on the roads in the United States. A key factor in EVs' rising...

Jun 10, 2013, 04:57 ET

South America Smart Grid Market: $49.8bn by 2023

 Two-thirds of electricity generation in South America comes from renewable hydropower, giving it one of the cleanest power sectors in the...

Apr 09, 2013, 04:57 ET

Central & Eastern Europe Smart Metering Market To Reach $10.3 billion by 2023

Several Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) countries represent compelling opportunities for smart grid investments but are often overshadowed by...

Feb 19, 2013, 05:07 ET

More than 400 smart grid vendors vying for $66bn emerging markets opportunity

Across 35 emerging market countries, there are more than 400 vendors vying for the more than $66 billion smart grid market opportunity by 2023....

Dec 10, 2012, 05:07 ET

Emerging markets to more than double smart meter growth in 2013, $56bn market by 2022

The number of smart meter deployments across 35 emerging market countries in 2013 will be more than double the number of deployments in 2012,...

Oct 29, 2012, 05:07 ET

New Survey: 95% of US Cities Satisfied with LED Streetlights and Saving Nearly 60% in Costs

Among cities and municipalities in the United States that have implemented Light-Emitting Diode (LED) streetlight projects, 95% were satisfied with...

Sep 24, 2012, 05:07 ET

Southeast Asia Smart Metering Market To Reach $6.9 billion by 2022

 The smart metering market in Southeast Asia will reach $6.9 billion by 2022, according to a new study released today by Northeast Group, LLC....