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Apr 30, 2019, 12:01 ET Street lighting to lead smart cities market with $50.4bn investment by 2028

Smart street lighting continues to solidify its position as the foundational layer for broader smart city projects. These projects are now not only...


Mar 28, 2019, 15:11 ET EV Charging Points To Grow From 3 Million To 53.9 Million In 2028

Electric vehicles (EVs) continue to post record sales across the world, with the trend set to continue. A critical enabler of this growth will be...


Jun 25, 2018, 05:57 ET Global Revenue from Smart Metering-as-a-Service $1.03 Billion by 2027

The smart metering industry is evolving to more of a subscription-based business model, a trend seen in many other industries. This has significant...


Nov 14, 2017, 04:47 ET Hyped smart cities market finally arrives with $64bn streetlight opportunity

In the past few years, smart streetlights have progressed from a nascent market to established early deployments of smart city infrastructure. Cities ...


Jul 13, 2017, 14:52 ET US water utilities to invest $8.3 billion in smart water infrastructure by 2027

Municipal water infrastructure in the United States is aging and in need of significant modernization. Many water utilities have little data on their ...


Jun 13, 2017, 17:04 ET Study: Western Europe to invest $133.7 billion in smart grid infrastructure by 2027

Western Europe is now in the process of massive power grid modernization investments to underpin its position as one of the global leaders in...


May 08, 2017, 14:54 ET $96 Billion Is Lost Every Year To Electricity Theft

Electricity theft and other so-called "non-technical losses" total a staggering $96 billion per year globally. This problem is crippling utilities...


Feb 28, 2017, 16:41 ET India to invest $44.9bn in smart grid infrastructure

India's power sector is undergoing rapid transformation as the country faces steep electricity demand growth rates, plans to incorporate large-scale...


Oct 25, 2016, 05:07 ET Next wave of IoT investment to occur in $69.5bn streetlight market

The first wave of Internet of Things (IoT) investment has already occurred in the utility sector with smart grid deployments. The next wave will take ...


Sep 28, 2016, 03:07 ET New Regulations Propel German Smart Grid Market into Growth Phase

Germany is the largest market in Europe but has lagged behind its neighbors in deploying smart grid infrastructure in its power sector. This is now...


Aug 30, 2016, 02:34 ET Global Electricity Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure Investment to Reach $351bn Per Year by 2026

Over the next decade, electric utilities will invest $3.2 trillion globally in new and replacement transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure....


Jun 30, 2016, 12:04 ET Electricity to be next major prepaid market after mobile phones and cards

Prepaid products and services have been a growth industry over the past two decades. The two largest segments, prepaid mobile phones and prepaid...


May 31, 2016, 03:42 ET South Asian countries of Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal to invest $8.1bn in smart grid infrastructure to modernize power sectors

South Asian countries' power sectors are struggling due to increasing pressure from rising electricity demand, failure to collect revenue and poor...


May 23, 2016, 02:22 ET Global Water Metering Market Growing to $7.5 Billion Per Year by 2026

Water infrastructure across the world is in need of major upgrades to improve its efficiency. Globally, nearly one-third of water delivered by...


Apr 26, 2016, 03:06 ET Nordic countries lead in regulations to encourage power grid modernization

European countries – led by Nordic countries and also Italy and the Netherlands – are at the top of a new index ranking regulatory frameworks that...


Oct 20, 2015, 05:47 ET Global Smart Water Infrastructure Market $35.9 Billion Over Next Decade

Water scarcity challenges are becoming more acute across the globe. Countries are struggling to ensure a secure supply of water and in many cases...


Jun 24, 2015, 01:05 ET Electric Vehicle Tariffs From Utilities Gaining Traction In US

The electric vehicle (EV) market in the United States is growing rapidly. The market is now approaching a tipping point where EVs are becoming...


May 27, 2015, 05:17 ET 500 Vendors Vying for $380 Billion Power Sector "Internet of Things" Market

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a much-hyped market promising a number of futuristic applications. The reality is that the first mass deployment of...


Apr 28, 2015, 05:17 ET Cities To Invest $64 Billion In LED And "Smart" Streetlights By 2025

There are currently more than 2,000 LED and smart streetlight projects globally. With these infrastructure projects, cities and municipalities across ...


Mar 31, 2015, 03:49 ET Global Water Metering Market $6.6 Billion Per Year By 2025

Water is an increasingly scarce resource that must be delivered efficiently by utilities to end-use customers. Aging water infrastructure across the...


Jan 20, 2015, 05:17 ET India To Spend $21.6 Billion On Smart Grid Infrastructure By 2025

India is looking to smart grid infrastructure to help tackle an out-of-control electricity theft problem and improve reliability. Theft costs the...


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 meters...


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 and the ...


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 strong drivers...