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Smart Grid Landscape in North America - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Jul 2012

Category :

Power

No. of Pages : 76 Pages


GlobalData's latest research Smart Grid Landscape in North America Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020 provides in-depth analysis of smart grid-related developments in North American region. The North America smart grid market is mainly lead by the US and Canada. The two countries have well developed plans and policies to guide the smart grid technology implementation in North America. A number of funding programs have been introduced by the governments of the US and Canada to support smart grid development in the region. The objectives to modernize the conventional power grid and reduce green house gas emissions are driving the growth of smart grid market in North America. The report covers various aspects of the smart grid and related technologies such as market sizing, outlook and competitive landscape analysis. At the very outset, the report discusses the investment scenario for smart grid and the related technologies in North America, taking into consideration the roll out of smart grid technologies undertaken by the US and Canada. The report elaborates on the North America market for smart meters, Demand Response, Battery Electric Vehicles, energy storage and distributed energy generation. The report then provides an analysis of smart grid industry in North America with details on industry progress, key drivers, challenges, standards, policies and research and development trend. The report proceeds to explain the outlook on microgrid, cloud computing, emergence of smart cities and various other technologies in North America.

Scope

  • Detailed analysis of North America markets for smart meters, Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), Demand Response (DR), Distributed Generation and Energy Storage technologies.
  • Annualized Installed Base of smart meters and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) for the period 2011-2020
  • Annualized Market Revenues for smart meters and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) for the period 2011-2020
  • Key industry metrics such as growth drivers and restraints. 
  • Competitive Scenario Analysis for key smart grid technologies with profiles of companies such as Itron Inc, Landis+Gyr AG, Elster Group S.E, Nissan Motor Co Ltd, Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, General Motors, ABB Ltd., Siemens AG, Cisco Systems, Inc., Oracle Corporation, EnerNOC, Inc. and Comverge, Inc.
  • Regulatory Framework Policies and Standards governing the market

Reasons to buy

  • Identify the high-growth markets in the North America smart grid industry
  • Facilitate strategic decision making in smart grid sectors 
  • Decide upon market penetration and expansion plans in smart grid related markets 
  • Identify and capitalize on key industry trends 
  • Do deals with strong understanding of historic investment scenario 
  • Gain Competitive Intelligence on the North America smart grid Industry 
  • Chalk out action plan for smart grid roll out

Keywords

smart grid, smart meters, battery electric vehicle, demand response, energy storage, distributed energy storage, network communication, powerline communication, wireless communication, high voltage direct current, software systems, outsourced services, sensing and measurement technologies, synchrophasors, phasor measurement unit, remote terminal unit, intelligent electronic device, microgrids, virtual power plants, cloud computing, smart cities, distribution automation, competitive landscape
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 4
1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Introduction 6
2.1 North American Electricity Grid - An Overview 6
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 8

3 Investment Scenario Analysis of North American Smart Grids and their Enabling Technologies 9
3.1 Smart Grid Market, the US, Government Funding Scenario, 2011 9
3.1.1 Analysis of American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) for Smart Grids 9
3.1.2 Smart Grid Market, Canada, Government Funding Scenario, 2011 14
3.2 Smart Grid Market, North America, Private Investment Trends, 2011 17
3.2.1 Mergers and Acquisition Activities by Private Players Aimed at Expanding their Market 17
3.2.2 Venture Capital and Equity Offering a Key Financing Activity for Startups in the Smart Grid Market 19
3.2.3 Increase in Debt Offering Activities in North American Smart Grid Market 19
3.2.4 Increased Interest for Partnership Activities in North American Smart Grid Market 20

4 Analysis of North American Market for Smart Grids and their Enabling Technologies 22
4.1 Smart Meter Market, North America, 2011-2020 22
4.1.1 Smart Meter Market, the US, 2011-2020 22
4.1.2 Smart Meter Market, Canada, 2011-2020 26
4.2 Demand Response Market, North America, 2011-2020 29
4.2.1 Demand Response Market, the US 29
4.2.2 Demand Response Market, Canada 31
4.3 Battery Electric Vehicle Market, North America, 2011-2020 32
4.3.1 Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, 2011-2020 32
4.3.2 Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, 2011-2020 36
4.4 Energy Storage Market, North America, 2011-2020 40
4.4.1 Energy Storage Market, the US 41
4.4.2 Energy Storage Market, Canada 42
4.5 Distributed Energy Generation Market, North America, 2011-2020 43
4.5.1 Distributed Energy Generation Market, the US 43
4.5.2 Distributed Energy Generation Market, Canada 45

5 Analysis of North American Smart Grid Industry 46
5.1 Smart Grid Market, North America, Industry Progress, 2005-2011 46
5.2 Smart Grid Market, North America, Key Market Drivers, 2011 46
5.2.1 Overcome Inefficiencies of Conventional Power Grid 46
5.2.2 Increased Environmental Concerns Leading to Growth in Renewable Energy Generation 47
5.2.3 Large-scale Federal Investments and Policy Initiatives 48
5.2.4 The Need to Attain Energy Independence 48
5.3 Smart Grid Market, North America, Key Market Challenges, 2011 49
5.3.1 Cyber Security Concerns 49
5.3.2 Lack of Consumer Confidence in Smart Grids 49
5.4 Smart Grid Market, North America, Research & Development Trend, 2011 49
5.5 Smart Grid Market, North America, Key Issues 50
5.5.1 Smart Grid Market, North America, Growth of Software Applications and Smart Grid Outsourced Services for Power Utilities 50
5.5.2 Effect of Smart Grid Technologies on Network Communication in Power Distribution 52
5.6 Smart Grid Market, North America, Growth in Deployment of Sensing and Measurement Technologies 53

6 Standards and Policies for Smart Grids in North America 55
6.1 Smart Grid Market, North America, Key Policies, 2011 55
6.2 Smart Grid Market, North America, Key Standards, 2011 57

7 Outlook on Smart Grids in North America 58
7.1 Smart Grid Market, North America, Microgrids 58
7.1.1 Microgrids, North America, Current Scenario 58
7.1.2 Microgrids, North America, Outlook 59
7.2 Smart Grid Market, North America, Cloud Computing as Enabler of Smart Grid 59
7.3 Smart Grid Market, North America, Emergence of Smart Cities 60
7.3.1 Smart City, North America, Current Scenario 60
7.3.2 Smart City, North America, Outlook 61
7.4 Smart Grid Market, North America, Virtual Power Plants 62
7.5 Smart Grid Market, North America, Distribution Automation 63

8 North American Smart Grid Market – Competitive Landscape 66
8.1 Key Vendors by Key Technologies 66
8.1.1 Smart Meters 66
8.1.2 Electric Vehicles 67
8.1.3 Transmission and Distribution 67
8.1.4 Information Technology (IT) 68
8.1.5 Demand Response 69

9 Appendix 70
9.1 Market Definitions 70
9.2 Abbreviations (in alphabetical order) 71
9.3 Sources 73
9.4 Methodology 74
9.4.1 Coverage 75
9.4.2 Secondary Research 75
9.4.3 Primary Research 75
9.4.4 Modeling and Forecasting 75
9.5 Contact Us 76
9.6 Disclaimer 76

List of Table


Table 1: Power Market, North America, Electricity Generation and Consumption Capacity (GWh), 2000-2011 7
Table 2: Smart Grid Market, the US, Number of Smart Grid Federal Funded Projects by Technology, 2009 10
Table 3: Smart Grid Market, the US, Top 10 Federal Funded Projects in Cross-Cutting Systems ($m), 2009 11
Table 4: Smart Grid Market, the US, Top 10 Federal Funded Projects in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), ($m), 2009 12
Table 5: Smart Grid Market, the US, Top 5 Federal Funded Projects in Distribution Systems, ($m), 2009 12
Table 6: Smart Grid Market, the US, Top 10 Federal Funded Projects in Transmission Systems ($m), 2009 13
Table 7: Smart Grid Market, the US, Federal Funded Projects in Customer Systems ($m), 2009 13
Table 8: Smart Grid Market, the US, Top 5 State Awarded ARRA by Project Value ($m), 2009 14
Table 9: Smart Grid Market, Canada, Smart Grid Projects Funded under Clean Energy Fund, 2011 15
Table 10: Smart Grid Market, Canada, Ontarios Smart Grid-Related Objectives Described in the GEA, Canada, 2009 16
Table 11: Smart Grid Market, North America, Annual M&A Activities, 2006-2011 18
Table 12: Smart Grid Market, North America, Top Debt Offerings, 2011 20
Table 13: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Units (Millions), 2009-2020 23
Table 14: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Revenues ($m), 2009-2020 24
Table 15: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Average Price ($), 2011-2020 25
Table 16: AMI Smart Meter Market, Canada, Annual Units (Millions), 2008-2020 26
Table 17: AMI Smart Meter Market, Canada, Annual Revenues ($m), 2008-2020 27
Table 18: AMI Smart Meters Market, Canada, Annual Average Price ($), 2011-2020 28
Table 19: Demand Response Market, Canada, Capacity under Management (MW), 2010-2020 32
Table 20: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Annual Volume, 2011-2020 33
Table 21: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 34
Table 22: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 35
Table 23: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Annual Volume, 2011-2020 37
Table 24: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 38
Table 25: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 39
Table 26: Energy Storage Market, North America, Stages of Maturity by Technology, 2010 40
Table 27: Energy Storage Market, the US, ARRA Funding, 2009 41
Table 28: Energy Storage Market, the US, Estimated Installed Capacity, MW, 2011 41
Table 29: Distributed Generation Market, the US, Renewable Portfolio Standard Target, 2009 43
Table 30: Smart Grid Market, North America, Annual CO2 Emissions (Million Metric Tons), 2005-2010 47
Table 31: Smart Grid Market, North America, Distribution Automation Equipment Installed, 2012*** 63
Table 32: Smart Grid Market, North America, Distribution Automation Equipment and Number of Projects 64
Table 33: North America, Major Player for Key Smart Grid Technologies, 2011 66
Table 34: List of Abbreviations 71

List of Chart


Figure 1: Power Market, North America, Electricity Generation and Consumption Capacity (GWh), 2000-2011 6
Figure 2: Smart Grid Market, the US, Number of Smart Grid Federal Funded Projects by Technology (%), 2009 9
Figure 3: Smart Grid Market, North America, Annual M&A Activities, 2006-2011 18
Figure 4: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Units (Millions), 2009-2020 22
Figure 5: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Revenues ($m), 2009-2020 24
Figure 6: AMI Smart Meters Market, The US, Annual Average Price ($), 2011-2020 25
Figure 7: AMI Smart Meter Market, Canada, Annual Units (Millions), 2008-2020 26
Figure 8: AMI Smart Meter Market, Canada, Annual Revenues ($m), 2008-2020 27
Figure 9: AMI Smart Meters Market, Canada, Annual Average Price ($), 2011-2020 28
Figure 10: Demand Response Market, Potential Peak Load Reduction by Customer Class, %, 2006,2008,2010 30
Figure 11: Demand Response Market, Canada, Capacity under Management (MW), 2010-2020 31
Figure 12: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Annual Volume, 2011-2020 33
Figure 13: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 34
Figure 14: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, the US, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 35
Figure 15: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Annual Volume, 2011-2020 37
Figure 16: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 38
Figure 17: Battery Electric Vehicle Market, Canada, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 39
Figure 18: Smart Grid Market, North America, Annual CO2 Emissions (Million Metric Tons), 2005-2010 47
Figure 19: Smart Grid Market, North America, Distribution Automation Equipment and Number of Projects 64

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