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Smart Grid Industry Market Guide

  • Published: June 2012
  • 343 Pages
  • Red Mountain Insights LLC

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This comprehensive report discusses smart grid technologies and investments, and analyzes the impact the smart grid will have on the power industry. It examines the technologies needed for smart grid development, and profiles 68 smart grid technology providers.

The smart grid market has experienced tremendous growth in the last few years and is expected to continue its expansion reaching around $57 billion by 2016.

Without substantial investment over the next decades in new generation, transmission, and distribution facilities, service quality will degrade and costs will go up.

This report:

- Outlines 52 smart grid demonstration projects, including 32 DOE smart grid and storage projects

- Profiles 54 utilities deploying the smart grid

- Profiles industry organizations involved in smart grid development.

The vision of the smart grid is to break down barriers between transmission and distribution, communications, and back office systems to create a fully integrated network that provides diagnosis and resolution of problems and enables real time information exchange between the utility and customers.

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Electric Power System Today
Generation
Transmission
Distribution
Factors Impacting US Electric System
Public Policy Drivers
Market Drivers
Technology Drivers

What is the Smart Grid
Who is Developing the Smart Grid?
Technologies Involved in the Smart Grid and What They Offer
Distributed Resources
Power Grid Management
Customer Power Management
Importance of Wireless Technology to the Smart Grid
Smart Grid and Personal Information
Privacy Issues with the Smart Grid
Latest Developments

Benefits of a Smart Grid
Accelerated Adoption of New Technologies
Smart Energy Sector Job Creation
Reduced Power Infrastructure Costs
Fewer Blackouts and Power Disturbances
Improved Energy Efficiency
Reduced Use of Polluting Plants
Clean Power Market
Large‐Scale Renewables Integration
Distributed Generation Integration
Reduced Costs for Digital‐Quality Power
Microgrids
Reduced Line Losses
Combined Heat and Power

Smart Grid Components
Electricity Generation
Electricity Distribution
Electricity Transmission
Advanced Metering Infrastructure
What is Advanced Metering?
Need for Advanced Metering
Why are Utilities Considering It?
Alternatives to AMI
Advantages of Advanced Metering
Technology Options for AMI
Emerging Technologies
Plug‐in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Utilities and the Smart Grid
Overview
Requirement for a Smart Grid Facilitator
Benefit of the Smart Grid to Utilities
Optimizing Asset Utilization and Efficient Operation
Increased Reliability
Improving the Power Quality
Reducing Outages
Reducing Vulnerability to Disasters
Improving Safety
Better Economics
Creation of a New Market
Environmentally Friendly
Lower Electrical Losses
How Utilities Can Help the Smart Grid
Dynamic Pricing
Providing Incentives to Utilities
Net Metering

Smart Grid and the Environment
Smart Grid and Plug‐In Electric Vehicles
Allowing for Carbon Savings
Smart Grid and Wind Power
Smart Grid and Solar Power
Energy Storage and Smart Grid

Smart Grid Investment Potential

Developing a Smart Energy State
Smart Grid Deployment Barriers
Policy and regulation
Business case
Technology maturity and delivery risk
Lack of awareness
Access to affordable capital
Skills and knowledge
Cyber Security and data privacy
Regulatory and Policies
Providing Financial Incentives
Energy Profits and Energy Throughput
Deploying Performance‐Based Ratemaking
Improving Grid Efficiencies with Incentives
Applying Least Cost Planning to Power Delivery
Recovery Act Funding
Smart Grid Facilitation Act of 2007

Training a Smart Grid Workforce
DOE Smart Grid Training Awards
Smart Grid Energy Training Coalition

Utilities Deploying the Smart Grid
American Electric Power
Arizona Public Service
Austin Energy
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative
Bonneville Power Administration
Burbank Water and Power
CPS Energy
CenterPoint Energy
Commonwealth Edison
Dominion
Duke Energy
EPB
EnergyUnited
Exelon Corporation
Fayetteville Public Works Commission
Florida Power & Light
Guam Power Authority
Hawaiian Electric Company
Italian Authority for Electricity and Gas
Jersey Central Power & Light
Lafayette Consolidated Government
Lakeland Electric
Long Island Power Authority
Louisville Gas & Electric Company
Lower Colorado River Transmission Services
Marblehead Municipal Light Department
Modesto Irrigation District
NV Energy
Nebraska Public Power District
Northeast Utilities
Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Oncor Electric Delivery
Pacific Gas & Electric
Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Pepco Holdings Inc
Portland General Electric
Powder River Energy Corporation
Progress Energy
Public Service Electric and Gas Company
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Salt River Project
San Diego Gas & Electric
Seminole Electric
Silicon Valley Power
Sioux Valley Southwestern Electric Cooperative
Southern California Edison
Southern Company
Talquin Electric Cooperative
Tennessee Valley Authority
Texas‐New Mexico Power
Westar Energy
Western Electricity Coordinating Council
Xcel Energy

American Recovery Act Funding
American Recovery Act Smart Grid Project Applications
American Recovery Act Smart Grid Awards‐Round 1
American Superconductor Corporation
American Superconductor Corporation
City of Fort Collins
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
University of Hawaii at Manoa‐Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
University of NevadaLas Vegas
Zenergy Power Inc
American Recovery Act Smart Grid Awards‐Round 2

Smart Grid Demonstration Projects
2012 Olympic Village
EPRI Smart Grid Project
EPRI Smart Grid Regional Demonstrations
Chinese Smart Grid
Chugach Electric Association
Dubuque Smarter City Initiative
Europe Smart Grid Initiatives
Houston, Texas Smart Meters
Irelands Smart Meter Project
Jemena in Australia
Landis+Gyr
Ontario IESO
Pacific Northwest GridWise Project
The Olympic Peninsula Project
The Grid Friendly Appliance (GFA) Project
Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Project
Test Site Locations and Corresponding Utilities
Technology and Vendor Team Members
Queens, New York
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Smart Grid City, Boulder, Colorado
UW Seattle
West Virginia Smart Grid Implementation Plan
Worcester, MA

Technology Providers and Partnerships

4Home
ABB
AT&T
Aclara
Advanced Control Systems
Advanced Telemetry
AlertMe
Ambient
Arcadian Networks
Arch Rock
Beacon Power
BPL Global
Cimetrics
Cisco Systems
Comverge
Consert
Control4 Corporation
Cooper Power Systems
Coulomb Technologies
Current Cost
Current Group
Dust Networks
Echelon Corporation
Echelon and T‐Mobile USA
EcoLogic Analytics
Eka Systems
Elster Group
Ember Corp
eMeter
EnergyHub
Energate
EnerNOC
Fat Spaniel Technologies
GE Energy
Google
Greenbox Technology
GridAgents
Grid Net
GRIDiant
GridPoint
IBM
Intelagrid
Intellon Corp
Itron
Landis+Gyr
Microsoft
Millennial Net
Onzo
OpenPeak
Oracle
PowerGrid Communications
PowerIt Solutions
REGEN Energy
Sensus
Sentilla
Sequentric
Serveron
Siemens
Silver Spring Network

Technology Providers and Partnerships
4Home
ABB
AT&T
Aclara
Advanced Control Systems
Advanced Telemetry
AlertMe
Ambient
Arcadian Networks
Arch Rock
Beacon Power
BPL Global
Cimetrics
Cisco Systems
Comverge
Consert
Control4 Corporation
Cooper Power Systems
Coulomb Technologies
Current Cost
Current Group
Dust Networks
Echelon Corporation
Echelon and T‐Mobile USA
EcoLogic Analytics
Eka Systems
Elster Group
Ember Corp
eMeter
EnergyHub
Energate
EnerNOC
Fat Spaniel Technologies
GE Energy
Google
Greenbox Technology
GridAgents
Grid Net
GRIDiant
GridPoint
IBM
Intelagrid
Intellon Corp
Itron
Landis+Gyr
Microsoft
Millennial Net
Onzo
OpenPeak
Oracle
PowerGrid Communications
PowerIt Solutions
REGEN Energy
Sensus
Sentilla
Sequentric
Serveron
Siemens
Silver Spring Networks
Site Controls
SmartSynch
Tantalus Systems Corp
Tendril Networks
Trilliant Networks
Tropos Networks
Verdiem
Viridity Energy
VYCON

Industry Acquisitions and Deals
Acquisitions
Comverge
RWE Buy Essent
Sensus Acquires Telemetric
Deals
Project: EOn and Masdar Establish New Climate Change Venture
Echelon and ELO Focus on Latin America
AT&T Working with Silver Spring Networks
Alcatel‐Lucent and Vodafone partner in Germany
Silver Spring working with AEP
Possible Elster IPO?
Itron and Accent
Itron and Arcadian Networks
Aclara working with Firetide to provide new Mesh Radio technology
ZigBee working with DLMS User Association
ESMIG & ZigBee Working Together

Smart Grid Industry Organizations
Association of Energy Engineers
CABA
Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions
DLMS User Association
Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition
DRBizNet
Dynamic Energy Management Initiative
ESMIG
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Facogaz
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Smart Grid Task Force
Galvin Electricity Initiative
GridApp Consortium
GridWise Alliance
GridWorks
HomeGrid Forum
Integrated MDM Program
Intelligent Utility Network Coalition
IntelliGrid
Modern Grid Initiative
National Energy Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
OpenAMI
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SAP AMI Lighthouse Council
Smart Energy Alliance
Smart Green Grid Initiative
Smart Grid Consortium
Smart Grid Information Clearinghouse
US Department of Energy
Snap Alliance
UtilityAMI
Wavenis OSA

List of Figures and Tables

Figure 1: Electricity and Economic Growth
Figure 2: Forecast of Future Electric Generation
Figure 3: US Transmission Investments
Figure 4: Yearly Cost of Power Outages and Power Quality Disturbances
Figure 5: SCEs Advanced Metering Infrastructure Communications System involves Multiple Communication Paths to Link the Utility to the Meters to its Customers
Figure 1: Complete Utility Perspectives
Figure 6: Smart Grid Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2008‐2015
Figure 7: Electric Generation Fuel Mix
Figure 8: Electric Generation from Renewables
Figure 9: Security of Supply Example with DG
Figure 10: A Simple Distribution Network
Figure 11: NOx Emissions from Distributed‐Generation Technologies (kg/MWh)

Table 1: Comparison between Todays Grid and Smart Grid
Table 2: Companies Participating in IntelliGrid
Table 3: IntelliGrid Project Plan
Table 4: Distributed Resources Benefits
Table 5: Power Grid Management Benefits
Table 6: Customer Power Management Benefits
Table 7: Smart Grid Benefits Merit Additional Legislative Action
Table 8: Cost & Thermal Efficiencies of Distributed Generation Technologies Inclusive of Grid Connection Costs & Without Combined Heat and Power Capability
Table 9: Emission Profiles of Distributed Generation Technologies
Table 10: Distributed Generation Technology Costs Inclusive of CHP Infrastructure

- 4Home
- ABB
- Aclara
- Advanced Control Systems
- Advanced Telemetry
- AlertMe
- Ambient
- Arcadian Networks
- Arch Rock
- Association of Energy Engineers
- AT&T
- Beacon Power
- BPL Global
- CABA
- Cimetrics
- Cisco Systems
- Comverge
- Consert
- Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions
- Control4 Corporation
- Cooper Power Systems
- Coulomb Technologies
- Current Cost
- Current Group
- Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition
- DLMS User Association
- DRBizNet
- Dust Networks
- Dynamic Energy Management Initiative
- Echelon and T‐Mobile USA
- Echelon Corporation
- EcoLogic Analytics
- Eka Systems
- Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
- Elster Group
- Ember Corp
- eMeter
- Energate
- EnergyHub
- EnerNOC
- ESMIG
- Facogaz
- Fat Spaniel Technologies
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Federal Smart Grid Task Force
- Galvin Electricity Initiative
- GE Energy
- Google
- Greenbox Technology
- Grid Net
- GridAgents
- GridApp Consortium
- GRIDiant
- GridPoint
- GridWise Alliance
- GridWorks
- HomeGrid Forum
- IBM
- Integrated MDM Program
- Intelagrid
- Intelligent Utility Network Coalition
- IntelliGrid
- Intellon Corp
- Itron
- Landis+Gyr
- Microsoft
- Millennial Net
- Modern Grid Initiative
- National Energy Technology Laboratory
- National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Onzo
- OpenAMI
- OpenPeak
- Oracle
- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- PowerGrid Communications
- PowerIt Solutions
- REGEN Energy
- SAP AMI Lighthouse Council
- Sensus
- Sentilla
- Sequentric
- Serveron
- Siemens
- Silver Spring Networks
- Site Controls
- Smart Energy Alliance
- Smart Green Grid Initiative
- Smart Grid Consortium
- Smart Grid Information Clearinghouse
- SmartSynch
- Tantalus Systems Corp
- Tendril Networks
- Trilliant Networks
- Tropos Networks
- UA Snap Alliance
- US Department of Energy
- UtilityAMI
- Verdiem
- Viridity Energy
- VYCON
- Wavenis OSA

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