Global Smart Grids Industry

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Global Smart Grids industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Grids in US$ Million by the following Technology types: Sensors & Devices, IT Related, Integrated Communications, and Smart Meters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 58 companies including many key and niche players such as ABB Limited, AREVA T&D, BPL Global, Ltd., Duke Energy Corporation, EnerNOC, Inc., General Electric Company, GORLITZ AG, GridPoint, Inc., Landis+Gyr AG, Itron, Inc., Siemens AG, SmartSynch, Inc., SP AusNet, Trilliant Networks, Inc., and Xcel Energy, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

SMART GRIDS MCP-6331

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Prelude II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Analysis by Region II-1

Analysis by Technology II-1

Smart Grid - A Substitute to Renewable Energy II-1

Deployment of Smart Electricity Meters to Grow II-2

Table 1: Global Smart Meter Market (2008-2015): Shipments in

Million Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Global Nanotechnology Electric Smart Grid Market to Touch $2

.6 Million II-2

Supercapacitor and Battery Market for Smart Grids to Grow II-3

State Level Initiatives in the Smart Grids Gamut II-3

Australia II-3

Canada II-3

China II-3

European Union II-3

South Korea II-3

The US II-4

2. MARKET TRENDS II-5

Smart Grids to Extend Opportunities in Various Verticals II-5

Smart Grids Poised for Growth II-5

Smart Meters Offer Opportunities for Telecos II-5

Smart Electric Meters Assisting Small Firms II-5

Solar and Wind Electricity - Changing the Paradigm of

Electricity Transmission II-5

3. COMPETITION II-6

Electric Meters - Competitive Scenario II-6

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Electric Meters Market

(2008): Percentage Breakdown Value Sales for Landis+Gyr,

Itron, Holly Meter, Jiangsu Linyang, Ningbo Sanxing Group,

Wasion, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-7

Smart Grid: Definition II-7

Smart Grid: Overview II-7

Smart Grid Categories II-7

Municipal Grid II-7

Home Grid II-7

Scope and Scale of Smart Grid II-8

Goals of Smart Grid II-8

Smart Grid and Electric Grid II-8

Types of Networks II-9

Transmission Networks II-9

Local Networks II-9

Limitations with Electricity Networks II-9

Systems and Technologies for Smart Grid at Various Levels II-10

At Customer Level II-10

At Distribution Level II-10

At Transmission Level II-10

Features of Smart Grids II-10

Demand Response Support II-11

Load Adjustment II-11

Decentralized Power Generation II-11

Greater Load Resilience II-11

Price Signaling II-12

Smart Grid Technology II-12

Integrated Communications II-12

Sensing and Measurement II-12

Phasor Measurement Units II-12

Smart Meters II-13

Primary Barriers to Smart Meter Rollout II-13

Advantages of Smart Meters II-13

To Consumers II-13

To Environment and Society II-14

To Suppliers and Network Companies II-14

Advanced Components II-14

Advanced Control II-14

Improved Interfaces and Decision Support II-14

Smart Grid Functions II-14

Resistance to Attack II-15

Self-Healing Element II-15

High-Quality Power II-15

Consumer Participation II-15

Enabling Electricity Market Growth II-15

Accommodation of Generation Options II-16

Asset Optimization II-16

Modernization of Grids II-16

Factors Supporting the Modernization of Power Grids II-17

Managing Electricity Supply Through Smart Grid II-17

Measures to Improve Smart Grids II-18

Standards, Specifications, and Groups II-18

Obstacles in Smart Grid Usage II-19

Origin and Development of Smart Grid II-19

5. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS /LAUNCHES II-20

Yello Strom and Cisco Unveils Smart Grid Pilot II-20

Oracle Utilities Launches Smart Grid Software II-20

Whirlpool to Launch Smart Grid Compatible Devices by 2015 II-20

Power Integrations Unveils Reference Designs and Micro Site II-21

Freescale Introduces Enhanced Metering Reference Design II-21

Sentec Introduces Smart Water Meters II-21

Taoglas Introduces New FXP "Freedom Series" Smart Meter Antennas II-22

LiveData Launches Smart Grid Manager II-23

Itron and Ambient Develop Ambient EDC II-23

Siemens Introduces Smart Metering Service II-23

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-24

Sensus Purchases Telemetric II-24

Trilliant Takes Over SkyPilot II-24

Casino Management of America Purchases Crosslands Utility

Services II-24

Cisco and IBM to Collaborate for Smart Grid Projects II-25

Fortum and ABB to Build Smart Grid II-25

Six Companies Join DRSG II-25

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative Inks Deal With

Clevest Solutions II-25

Echelon and ELO Sistemas Electronics Form Strategic Alliance II-26

Electrovaya and Nippon Kouatsu Ink MoU II-26

Cogo Group Signs Purchase Agreement with Mega Smart Group II-26

Black & Veatch and Lockheed Martin Form Partnership II-26

GridPoint Partners with Coulomb Technologies to Unveil Smart

-Charging Stations II-27

Solis Energy Joins with Troposphere Solution Partner Network II-27

AT&T and Cooper Power Systems Enter into an Agreement II-27

Analog Devices Purchase Technology from Domosys II-27

GridPoint Purchases Lixar's Energy Business II-28

Elster Group Purchases EnergyICT II-28

Silver Spring Networks Acquires Greenbox Technology II-28

Atheros Communications Signs Agreement to Purchase Intellon II-29

Siemens IT Solutions and Services Purchases Interest in Energy4U II-29

PowerSecure International Bags Order for Smart Grids II-29

Ambient Partners with Itron II-30

Ambient and Duke Energy Extend Contract II-30

GE Energy Enters Into Agreement for Smart-Grid Technologies II-30

Augusta Systems Collaborates with Elster for Smart-Grid

Management II-30

CalAmp Partners with Elster for WiMAX Routers II-31

Tata Elxsi Partners with Full Spectrum II-31

Echelon Inks Agreement with Duke Energy to Offer NES II-31

Landis+Gyr and Cisco to Collaborate for Smart-Grid Enhancements II-32

Toshiba to Collaborate with TEPC and TEC II-32

Skyworks to Partner Energy Providers for Smart-Meters II-32

Duke Energy Inks Deal with Cisco Systems II-33

The ZigBee® Alliance Signs Accord with European Smart

Metering Industry Group II-33

EnergyAustralia Enters into a Partnership with the University

of Newcastle II-33

Opus Energy Enters into Collaboration with Stark II-34

ERDF Chooses Steria for Implementation of Innovative Smart

Meters II-34

Silver Spring Networks Enters into Partnership with PRI II-34

Comision Federal de Electricidad Offers Supply Contract to

Grupo IUSA II-35

Landis+Gyr Enters into Contract with Five Finnish Utilities II-35

Varitron Technologies Renews Alliance with Trilliant II-35

System One Enters into Alliance with Utility Partners II-35

Itron and Agrees to Upgrade Electric and Gas Meters for San

Diego Gas & Electric II-36

Easton and Echelon Collaborate to Provide Enhanced Smart Grid II-36

EnergyICT Partners with ASPIDER to Provide Smart Metering

Solutions II-36

ZigBee Alliance, and Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition

Enter into Membership Agreement II-37

GE Invests in Tendril for Energy Management Startup II-37

American Electric Power Chooses Silver Spring Networks for

Smart Grid Solutions II-37

American Electric Power Ohio to Buy GE Smart Meters II-37

Qwest Communications International and CURRENT Group to

Integrate DSL in Smart Grids II-38

PECO Plans to Install Advanced Smart Grid II-38

Denton Municipal Electric Starts Smart Grid Implementation II-38

ECI Telecom Adds Fiber Based IP Networking Solution for Smart

Grid II-39

UCX Group Acquires Datex Queensland II-39

SmartSynch Takes Over Applied Mesh Technologies II-39

Barrie Hydro Distribution Merges with PowerStream II-40

GridPoint Takes Over V2Green II-40

GE Energy Takes Over Kelman II-40

Fort Mill's Synergetic Design and Utility Consultants Merge II-40

Elster Purchases PowerOneData II-41

BPL Global Takes Over Plan B Solutions II-41

BPL Global Takes Over Serveron II-41

BPL Global Signs Agreement to Purchase Connected Energy II-42

Eka Systems Enters into Partnership with Energomera II-42

Itron Collaborates with Tantalus Systems for Establishing AMI

Network Solution II-42

Oxford University Spins Off Intelligent Sustainable Energy II-43

Landis+Gyr Bags Supply Contract from Idaho Power Company II-43

Elster Wins Supply Contract from Black Hills Energy II-43

IBM Inks Service Contract with Consumers Energy II-44

Capgemini Extends Contract with Hydro One Networks II-44

Xcel Energy Enters into Collaboration with SmartSynch II-44

Grid Net Collaborates with Intel and GE Energy II-45

IBM Inks Deal with American Electric Power and Consumer Energy II-45

Pulaski Electric System Chooses Tantalus Utility Network for

Smart Grid Program II-45

EPB Awards Contract to Alcatel-Lucent II-45

Xcel Energy Chooses GridPoint SmartGrid Platform II-46

BPL Global Enters into Partnership with BPLC Latin America II-46

ERDF Unveils Transformation Program II-46

GE Energy Acquires Mapframe II-46

BPL Global and BPL Africa Enter into Partnership II-47

ACS Enters into Partnership with ESRI II-47

Enersource Hydro to Install Smarts Meters II-47

Demand Response and Advanced Metering Coalition Adds New

Member Companies II-48

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-49

ABB Limited (Switzerland) II-49

AREVA T&D (France) II-49

BPL Global, Ltd. (US) II-49

Duke Energy Corporation (US) II-49

EnerNOC, Inc. (US) II-50

General Electric Company (US) II-50

GORLITZ AG (Germany) II-50

GridPoint, Inc. (US) II-50

Landis+Gyr AG (Switzerland) II-51

Itron, Inc. (US) II-51

Siemens AG (Germany) II-51

SmartSynch, Inc. (US) II-51

SP AusNet (Australia) II-52

Trilliant Networks, Inc. (US) II-52

Xcel Energy, Inc. (US) II-52

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-53

Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Grids by Geographic Region - US and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Smart Grids by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 II-53

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sensors and Devices Technology by Geographic Region - US and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Sensors and Devices

Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Revenues for US and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006,

2009 & 2015 II-54

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for IT

Related Technology by Geographic Region - US and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for IT Related Technology

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 II-55

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Integrated Communications Technology by Geographic Region -US

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Integrated

Communications Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Revenues for US and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 II-56

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Meters Technology by Geographic Region -US and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Smart Meters

Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Revenues for US and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009

& 2015 II-57

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Market Dynamics III-1

Smart Grid Expenditure in North America III-1

Table 13: North American Electric Power Smart Grid Market

(2010): Expenditure in US$ Million by Equipment Type -

Protective Relays (P & C), Feeder/Switch Automation,

Control Center Upgrades, Substation Measurement &

Automation, and Distribution Automation (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Households with Smart Meters to Increase III-2

Table 14: Number of US Households with Smart Meters

(2008-2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

State Initiatives to Propel Smart Grids III-2

Product Launches III-3

Strategic Corporate Developments III-5

Select Players III-21

B.Market Analytics III-23

Table 15: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Grids by Technology - Sensors & Devices, IT Related,

Integrated Communications, and Smart Meters Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 16: US 10-Year Perspective for Smart Grids by

Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Sensors &

Devices, IT Related, Integrated Communications, and Smart

Meters Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

2. REST OF WORLD III-25

A.Market Analysis III-25

Current & Future Analysis III-25

Review of Select Markets III-25

Europe III-25

Smart Meter Market: Overview III-25

UK Smart Grid and Smart Meter Market Overview III-25

Australia III-25

South Korea III-26

Table 17: South Korean Smart Grid Market (2012): Equipment

Value in W100 Million by Type - AMI, HEMS, Electric Power

System, Home Appliance Modems, and Other XEMS (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 18: South Korean Smart Grid Market (2012):

Penetration Rate for AMI and Intelligent Grid III-26

China III-26

China Comes Up with Smart Grid Policy III-26

Brazil III-27

State Level Initiatives in the Smart Grids Gamut III-27

Australia III-27

Canada III-27

China III-27

European Union III-27

South Korea III-28

Product Launches III-28

Strategic Corporate Developments III-30

Select Players III-38

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 19: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart Grids by Technology - Sensors & Devices,

IT Related, Integrated Communications, and Smart Meters

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 20: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Smart Grids

by Technology Types - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for

Sensors & Devices, IT Related, Integrated Communications,

and Smart Meters Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 58 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 62)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 40

Canada 3

Japan 2

Europe 13

France 3

Germany 2

The United Kingdom 3

Rest of Europe 5

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 2

Middle-East 2

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