Smart Grid

Smart Grid - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Sep 18, 2015, 707 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP6331

Smart Grid: Transmission Modernization, AMI and Distribution Automation

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Grid in US$ Million by the following Segments: Transmission Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operations Software, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 266 companies including many key and niche players such as -

ABB Ltd.
Accenture plc
Aclara Technologies LLC
Advanced Control Systems, Inc.
Alcatel-Lucent

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Smart Grid: Enabling a Cleaner and Smarter Future of Energy
       Delivery                                                         II-1
       Smart Grid Landscape: List of Components & Systems for Power
        T&D Infrastructure, Communication Network, and Computing
         Platform                                                       II-1
        Table 1: Global Smart Grid Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) by
        Application (2013-2020): Percentage Share Breakdown of Capex
        for AMI/Smart Meters, Communications Infrastructure,
        Distribution Automation, Information Technology Systems,
        Substation Automation, and Others (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-2
       Smart Grid Facts in a Nutshell                                   II-2
       Important Smart Grid Trends Summarized                           II-4
      Superior Attributes of Smart Grid over Traditional Grid Lead
       to Widespread Adoption                                           II-5
       Key Factors Driving Transition towards a Smarter Grid            II-6
       Benefits Offered by Smart Grid to Various Stakeholders           II-7
        List of Benefits Offered by Smart Grid to Residential and
         Small Commercial Consumers; Commercial and Large Industrial
          Consumers; and Utilities                                      II-7
       Environment Benefits                                             II-7
       Economic and Employment Benefits                                 II-9
       Consumer Benefits                                                II-10
      Market Fortunes Intrinsically Tied to the Electric Power
       Transmission and Distribution Industry Dynamics                  II-11
       Table 2: Estimated Global Power Generation Infrastructure
       Requirement (in US$ Billion) for China, India, Latin America,
       and North America over the Period 2010-2030 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-13
      Global Market Outlook                                             II-14

  2. COMPETITION                                                        II-16
      Participants across the Value Chain Bet Big on Smart Grid
       Technologies                                                     II-16
       Table 3: Leading Smart Grid Companies with the Largest Number
       of Patents (2015): Company Name, Number of Patents Owned, and
       Brief Company Description                                        II-17
      Smart Grid Vendor Landscape Varies Across Geographic Markets      II-18
      Advanced Metering Infrastructure: A Highly Consolidated Market    II-18
       Landis+Gyr, GE & Itron Dominate the Smart Electricity Meters
        Market                                                          II-19
        Table 4: Leading Smart Electricity Meter Companies Worldwide
        (2014): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Elster, GE,
        Itron, Landis+Gyr, Sensus, and Others (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-19

        Table 5: Leading Meter Data Management (MDM) Companies
        Worldwide (2014E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for
        Itron MDM, Landis+Gyr, Oracle, Siemens, and Others (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-19
        Global Footprint of Select Leading Smart Meters Vendors: A
         Snapshot of Manufacturing Facilities Worldwide                 II-20
       Tight-fisted Product Pricing: A Major Concern for
        Multinational AMI Vendors                                       II-20
       AMI Analytics Market: New Revenue Source for Software Vendors    II-20
       Leading Vendors Sense Brewing Competition from Asian
        Manufacturers                                                   II-21
      Competition Intensifies in the Power Line Communications (PLC)
       Market                                                           II-22
      Smart Grid Cyber Security Market: Highly Fragmented               II-22
      Leading Market Participants Establish Individual Smart Grid
       Research Laboratories                                            II-22
      Specialized University-Based Laboratories Facilitate Research
       in Advanced Smart Grid Systems                                   II-23
      Leading Companies Provide Education on Smart Grid Technologies
       to Increase Awareness Quotient                                   II-24
      Market Leaders in Smart Grid Technologies: Snapshot Profiles &
       Areas of Expertize                                               II-25
       ABB                                                              II-25
       Tendril                                                          II-25
       Schneider Electric                                               II-25
       Siemens                                                          II-26
       General Electric (GE)                                            II-26
       Itron                                                            II-26
       Silver Springs Networks                                          II-27
       Nexgrid                                                          II-27
       BPL Global Ltd.                                                  II-27
       GridPoint, Inc.                                                  II-28

  3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS                                    II-29
      Spiraling Energy Consumption & Inefficient Grid
       Infrastructure: A Strong Growth Driver                           II-29
       Key Electricity Trends in a Nutshell                             II-30
        Table 6: Projected Global Demand for Primary Energy (Mtoe)
        and Electricity (MWh): 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030 & 2035
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-30
        Table 7: World Electric Power Generation (in Billion KWh):
         2004 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-30
        Table 8: Investments in New Power Plants by Geographic
        Region (2012): Percentage Breakdown for Coal, Natural Gas,
        Oil, Nuclear Power, and Renewable Energy (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-31
      Robust Demand for Smart Grid Components from Electric
       Utilities Worldwide Underpins Market Growth                      II-31
       Smart Grid Components/Technologies: Details of Technology (
        along with Implementation Area), Software and Systems
         Requirement, and Hardware Requirement                          II-33
       Self-Healing Grid Enables Efficient Detection and Isolation
        of Electrical Malfunctions                                      II-34
       Distribution Automation: Essential for Maximizing Smart Grid
        Benefits                                                        II-35
      Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector: The
       Back Bone of Smart Grid                                          II-37
       Network Operations Software: For Intelligent Execution of
        Tasks across the Smart Grid Network                             II-37
       Smart Grid as a Service (SGaaS): The Next Big Thing in Smart
        Grid Technologies                                               II-37
      Power Line Communications (PLC) Provides a Vital Link between
       Electric Meters and the Utility Command Center                   II-38
      Smart Grid Sensors Enable Efficient Monitoring and Demand-Side
       Management of Smart Grid Resources                               II-38
       North America Leads Global Smart Grid Sensors Market Growth      II-39
      Smart Microgrids Offers Huge Untapped Growth Potential            II-39
      Surging Demand for Smart Meters Worldwide Benefit Market
       Expansion                                                        II-40
       Table 9: Global Smart Electricity Meters Market by Geographic
       Region (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for
       Asia, EMEA, Latin America, and North America (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-41

       Table 10: Global Electricity Meters Market by Type (2013,
       2015E & 2017P): Demand (in Million Units) for Two-way Smart
       Meters, One-way Smart Meters, and Non-Smart Meters (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-42

       Table 11: Smart Electricity Meters Penetration for Select
       Region/Country (2014): Penetration Rate (as a Percentage of
       Total Households) for China, EU, and the US (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-42
       Residential Sector Dominates Smart Electricity Meters
        Deployments                                                     II-42
        Table 12: Global Smart Electricity Meters Market by
        Application Sector (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of
        Unit Deployments for Commercial, Industrial and Residential
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-43
      Rising Prominence of Internet of Things (IoT) Bodes Well for
       Market Penetration                                               II-43
      Upcoming Smart Cities to Fuel Large-Scale Adoption of Smart
       Grid Technologies                                                II-44
      Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI): Fastest Growing Smart
       Grid Technology                                                  II-45
       AMI Forms the Integral Link in Outage Management Systems and
        Service Restoration                                             II-46
      Transition to Renewable Energy Promotes Demand for Energy
       Efficient Grid Infrastructure                                    II-47
       Table 13: Global CO2 Emissions by Fuel Type (2013):
       Percentage Breakdown of Volume Emissions for Coal & Peat,
       Oil, Natural Gas, and Others (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-47

       Table 14: Global CO2 Emissions by Geographic Region/Country
       (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Emissions for OECD,
       China, Asia (excludes China), Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia,
       Middle East, Non-OECD Americas, Africa, and Others (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-48

       Table 15: Global Electricity Generation Capacity by Source
       (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Renewable Sources
       (Hydro, Wind, Bio-Power, and Solar PV) and Non-Renewable
       Sources (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-49
       Renewable Energy Integration: The Innovative Application of
        Smart Grid in Enabling Energy Security                          II-50
       Smart Grid for Seamless Integration of Renewable Power Sources   II-51
        Marine                                                          II-51
        Wind                                                            II-52
        Solar                                                           II-52
      Increasing Demand for Electric Vehicles Boosts Grid
       Integration of Renewable Energy                                  II-52
       Smart Grids for Efficiently Powering Electric Vehicles           II-53
        Table 16: Global Electric Vehicles Market by Product Type
        (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for BPEVs/EREVs
        and HEVs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   II-54
       PLC: The Preferred Communication Technology for Integration
        of Electric Vehicles with the Smart Grid                        II-54
      Revival of Nuclear Power Programs Spells New Opportunities for
       the Market                                                       II-55
      Energy Storage Technologies Enable Efficient Utility Level
       Renewables Integration                                           II-56
       Various Energy Storage Technologies: Key Advantages &
        Disadvantages                                                   II-58
        Table 17: World Operational Energy Storage (in GW) by
        Technology: 2010, 2012, & 2014E (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-59
       Surge in Energy Storage Projects: An Important Opportunity
        Indicator                                                       II-59
        Table 18: Number of Energy Storage Projects by Country: 2014
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-60
      Smart Grid: The Preferred Solution to Counter Disruption from
       Distributed Power Generation                                     II-60
      Regional Partnerships Offer Lucrative Opportunities for
       Technology Transfers, Augurs Well for the Market                 II-61
       China and the US Focus on Furthering Technical Cooperation       II-61
      Smart Grid Cyber Security: Need of the Hour for an Attack
       Resilient Smart Grid                                             II-62
       Key Objectives of Cyber Security in Smart Grids                  II-62
       Brief Review of Smart Grid Cyber Security Technologies           II-63
        Multifactor Authentication                                      II-63
        Control Network Isolation                                       II-63
        Application White-Listing                                       II-63
        Data Encryption                                                 II-64
        Security Event Logging/Correlation                              II-64
       Lack of Standards: A Key Cause of Concern                        II-64
      Emerging Markets: Focal Point for Smart Grid Implementations/
       Deployments                                                      II-65
       Asia-Pacific Dominates Smart Grid Deployments Worldwide          II-65
        Despite Operational Issues, Government Mandates Drives Smart
         Grid Deployments in China                                      II-66
      In Addition to Implementations, Developing Countries Dominate
       Smart Grid Investments Too                                       II-66
       China Outpace the United States in Smart Grid Investments        II-67
        Table 19: Global Smart Grid Investments by Country (2014):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments for China, US, and
        Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-67
       India Emerges as a Strong Player in Smart Grid Investments       II-68
      Addressing Standardization, Regulations & Interoperability
       Issues: Essential for Long Term Success of the Smart Grid        II-68
       Interoperability Ensure Functioning in a Multi-Operator and
        Multi-Vendor Environment                                        II-69
        National Institute of Standards and Technology                  II-70
        ETSI, CEN and CENELEC                                           II-70
        International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)                 II-70
      Favorable Demographic & Urbanization Trends Strengthen Market
       Prospects                                                        II-71
       Table 20: Global Population Estimates/Projections: 2000,
       2010, 2020, 2030, 2040 & 2050 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-71

       Table 21: Global Population (in Million) by Country: 2007,
       2010 & 2013E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-72

       Table 22: Total Population Worldwide by Urban and Rural
       Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-73

       Table 23: Estimated Percentage of Urbanization in World,
       China and India for the Years 2011 and 2018 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-74

  4. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS & ADVANCEMENTS: SPEARHEADING GROWTH         II-75
      Battery-Free Tollgrade MV Power Sensor                            II-75
      GPS-Enabled VirtuGrid Technology                                  II-76
      Digital Substations                                               II-76
      Innovative, High-Efficiency Energy Storage System from Alevo      II-77
      Nanotechnology: The Future of Energy Storage?                     II-77
      Underground Smart Substation System                               II-78
      Distributed Intelligence in Substation Automation Systems         II-78
      Modular Substation Automation Systems                             II-78
      Integrated Substation Automation Systems                          II-79
      Digital Process Bus                                               II-79
      Super-Conducting Coils for Managing Fault Currents in Smart Grids II-80

  5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-81
      Smart Grids: A Prelude                                            II-81
      Key Features of Smart Grid Technology                             II-82
      Origin and Development of Smart Grid                              II-82
      Managing Electricity Supply through Smart Grid                    II-83
      Measures to Improve Smart Grids                                   II-83
      Smart Grid Components                                             II-84
       Intelligent appliances                                           II-84
       Smart power meters                                               II-84
       Smart substations                                                II-84
       Smart distribution                                               II-84
       Smart generation                                                 II-84
      Smart Grid Technologies                                           II-85
       Integrated communications                                        II-85
       Sensing and measurement technologies                             II-85
       Advanced Components                                              II-85
       Advanced control methods                                         II-85
       Improved interfaces and decision support                         II-85
      Primary Capabilities of Smart Grids                               II-85
       Demand Response                                                  II-86
       Asset Optimization                                               II-86
       Distributed Generation                                           II-86
       Identification and Mitigation of Faults                          II-86
       Support to Electric Vehicles                                     II-87
      Benefits Derived from Smart Grids                                 II-87
       Delivery of Quality Power                                        II-87
       Optimizes Asset Utilization                                      II-87
       Accommodates Multiple Resources                                  II-87
       Facilitates Active Participation of End-Users                    II-88
       Exhibits Self-Healing Capability                                 II-88
       Resilience to Attacks or Disasters                               II-88
       Creates New Markets                                              II-88
      Challenges Associated with Smart Grids                            II-88
       Financial Resources                                              II-88
       Data Privacy and Security Concerns                               II-89
       Real-Time Pricing                                                II-89
       Regulations and Policies                                         II-89
       Requirement of Compatible Equipment                              II-89
      Systems and Technologies for Smart Grid at Various Levels         II-90
       At Customer Level                                                II-90
       At Distribution Level                                            II-90
       At Transmission Level                                            II-90

  6. SMART GRID SOLUTION LAUNCHES                                       II-91
      Sensus Introduces Sensus Stratus(tm) Residential Meter            II-91
      XetaWave and S&C Launch SpeedNet™ SDR Software Defined Radios     II-91
      Landis+Gyr Launches S610 Line Sensor                              II-91
      Tollgrade Launches LightHouse® Medium Voltage (MV) Power Sensor   II-91
      Trilliant Launches SEAL                                           II-91
      Trilliant Launches SecureMesh™ Communications Platform for
       Utilities                                                        II-91
      Sensus Launches iConA Electric Meter                              II-92
      S&C Launches New Storage Management System and Underground
       Distribution Switchgear                                          II-92
      S&C Launches Self-Healing Grid Solutions                          II-92
      Itron Launches Itron Total                                        II-92
      ABB and RWE Introduce Line Voltage Regulator                      II-92
      Borg Astra Launches Borg Astra Plys Home Series                   II-92
      Ambient Launches AmbientNMS, a Cloud Based Smart Grid
       Management System for Communications Network                     II-92
      Clevest Introduces Smart Grid Visualization Software Solution     II-93
      BPL Global Introduces Grid Management Pilot Package               II-93
      Sentec and Accent Launch ASMgrid2-AnyMeter Platform               II-93
      ABB launches Emax 2 a First-of-its-Kind Low Voltage Breaker
       for Smart Grid Communications                                    II-93
      Applied Communications Introduces SecureSmart Managed Security
       Service                                                          II-93

  7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-94
      Trilliant Partners with Innovari                                  II-94
      Trilliant Partners with AutoGrid                                  II-94
      Comverge Extends Partnership with Entergy Arkansas                II-94
      Silver Spring Chosen for Smart Grid Project in Mexico             II-94
      Sensus and NRTC Extend Partnership                                II-94
      Sensus Sets Up Meter Manufacturing Plant in Fujian, China         II-94
      Landis+Gyr and DONG Energy Collaborate                            II-95
      Landis+Gyr to Supply Smart Metering Solution to Netz
       Burgenland Strom                                                 II-95
      Landis+Gyr Obtains Four Dutch Contracts for Smart Meters          II-95
      Itron Expands Smart Grid Contract with Salzburg AG                II-95
      GE Helps CEPM to Modernize Electrical Grid of Punta Cana          II-95
      Tata Power Delhi and Honeywell Deploy Smart Grid Project in India II-95
      Enoro Partners with Capgemini to Offer Smart Grid Services in
       Austria                                                          II-95
      OMNETRIC Group Obtains DOE Funds for Grid Innovation              II-96
      ABB to Implement Smart Grid Project in Rural Sweden               II-96
      Silver Spring Networks to Take Over Detectent Inc.                II-96
      GE and AT&T Join Hands for Smart Energy Solution Innovations      II-96
      IXYS Acquires RadioPulse                                          II-96
      Accenture to Acquire Structure to Boost Grid and Smart Grid
       Analytics Service                                                II-96
      Schneider Electric Launches Smart Grid Project in UK              II-96
      Industrial Internet Consortium Launches Testbed for Smart Grid
       Applications                                                     II-97
      FPL Launches Technology Center for Smart Grid                     II-97
      Intergraph Collaborates with ETAP for Developing Smart Grid
       Management Solutions                                             II-97
      Dominion and Lockheed Martin Collaborate for a GPS-Enabled
       Smart Grid Technology                                            II-97
      Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid and The Microgrid
       Alliance Join Forces                                             II-97
      PowerStream Collaborates with Energate                            II-97
      Silver Spring Enters into Agreement with Smarter Grid Solutions   II-97
      Schneider Electric Consolidates Smart Grid Partnership with ERDF  II-98
      S&C Establishes Manufacturing Plant in São José dos Pinhais       II-98
      Landis+Gyr Inks Cooperation Agreement with EnBW                   II-98
      Landis+Gyr and Westar Energy Collaborate                          II-98
      Itron Selected by ERDF for Linky Smart Grid Program               II-98
      Melco to Deploy Itron’s Smart Grid Software                       II-98
      GE Chooses Smart Grid Communications Platform of Trilliant        II-98
      GE Smart Meters Obtain UL Voluntary Safety Certification          II-99
      ABB Bags Contract from DEWA for Substation that Integrates
       Solar Power                                                      II-99
      EarthSpark Launches EKo Pwòp micro-grid In South of Haiti         II-99
      Landis+Gyr and Westar Energy to Partner for Smart Grid
       Infrastructure and Services                                      II-99
      Schneider and ERDF Collaborate to Develop Smart Grid Solutions    II-99
      IREQ and Alstom Grid Sign Agreement to Commercialize MiCOM P848   II-99
      SunPower Invests in Tendril                                       II-99
      S&T AG to Acquire Echelon Corporation                             II-99
      Landis+Gyr to Take Over PowerSense                                II-100
      Google to Acquire Nest                                            II-100
      Causam Energy Takes Power Analytics                               II-100
      Siemens and Accenture Form OMNETRIC Group, a JV                   II-100
      CG to Export Indian-made Smart Grid Devices to West Asian
       Countries                                                        II-100
      CG Establishes Plant in Bangalore, India for Smart Grid
       Manufacturing                                                    II-100
      L&T Technology and Proximetry Enter into Partnership              II-100
      IPKeys and Candi Controls Enter into a Partnership                II-101
      KEPCO and PowerStream Sign MoU to Collaborate in Advancing
       into Micro Grid Market                                           II-101
      Light Partners with Landis+Gyr in Brazil                          II-101
      Ericsson Takes Over Ambient                                       II-101
      GridSense and Cyan Join Hands for Offer Smart Grid Solutions
       in India                                                         II-101
      ISGF and OpenADR in India Enter into a Public Private Partnership II-101
      CSG Inks Smart Grid Collaboration Agreement with OSIsoft          II-101
      GE Inks Deal with ComED for Modernizing Chicago Grid              II-102
      BPL and CSE Collaborate Over Next Gen Demand Management Systems   II-102
      ENEL Partners with Hera                                           II-102
      Schneider Electric Offers to Purchase Invensys                    II-102
      ESCO Acquires Metrum Technologies                                 II-102
      Toshiba Takes Over Consert, a Smart Grid Start Up Company         II-102
      Silicon Labs to Take Over Energy Micro                            II-102
      ENEL, ICT Europe and AEC Join Hands for Development of Smart
       Grid in Saudi Arabia                                             II-103
      Battelle Extends Contract for Distributing Gridqunat Software     II-103
      Accenture and Siemens Partner for Smart Grid Data Management,
       forms Omnetric Group as JV                                       II-103

  8. PLAYERS IN THE SMART GRID ECOSYSTEM                                II-104
      ABB Ltd (Switzerland)                                             II-104
      Accenture plc (Ireland)                                           II-105
      Aclara Technologies LLC (US)                                      II-105
      Advanced Control Systems, Inc. (US)                               II-105
      Alcatel-Lucent (France)                                           II-106
      Alstom S.A (France)                                               II-106
      Ambient Corporation (US)                                          II-107
      Amplex (Denmark)                                                  II-107
      Ariane Controls, Inc. (Canada)                                    II-107
      Autogrid (US)                                                     II-108
      Black & Veatch Corporation (US)                                   II-108
      BPL Global, Ltd. (US)                                             II-108
      Broadcom Corp. (US)                                               II-109
      BuildingIQ, Inc. (US)                                             II-109
      China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG) (China)                 II-109
      Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)                                          II-110
      Comverge, Inc. (US)                                               II-110
      Current Tech LLC (US)                                             II-111
      Cyan Holdings plc (UK)                                            II-111
      Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (US)                                  II-111
      Datamatic, Inc. (US)                                              II-112
      Diehl Metering GmbH (Germany)                                     II-112
      Digi International Inc. (USA)                                     II-112
      Eaton Corporation PLC (Ireland)                                   II-113
      Cooper Power Systems, LLC (US)                                    II-113
      EcoFactor (US)                                                    II-114
      Elster Group GmbH (Germany)                                       II-114
      ENBALA Power Networks (Canada)                                    II-114
      Enel (Italy)                                                      II-114
      Energate, Inc. (Canada)                                           II-115
      Energy Exemplar LLC (Australia)                                   II-115
      EnerNex Corporation (US)                                          II-115
      EnerNOC, Inc. (US)                                                II-116
      Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)                                   II-116
      GE Energy Management (US)                                         II-116
      Green Charge Networks (US)                                        II-117
      Grid Net, Inc. (US)                                               II-117
      Grid One Solutions, Inc. (US)                                     II-117
      Gridco Systems (US)                                               II-117
      GridPoint, Inc. (US)                                              II-118
      Guyana Power & Light Incorporated (Guyana) (Rest of Latin
       America)                                                         II-118
      Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US)                    II-118
      Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)                                              II-119
      Holley Metering Limited (China)                                   II-119
      Honeywell International Inc. (US)                                 II-120
      IBM Corporation (US)                                              II-120
      Infosys Limited (India)                                           II-121
      Innovari, Inc. (US)                                               II-121
      Integral Analytics, Inc. (US)                                     II-121
      IOActive, Inc. (USA)                                              II-121
      Iskraemeco (UK) Ltd.                                              II-122
      Iskraemeco d.d. (Slovenia)                                        II-122
      Itron, Inc. (US)                                                  II-122
      Kamstrup (Denmark)                                                II-123
      Larsen & Toubro Limited (India)                                   II-123
      LG Electronics (South Korea)                                      II-123
      LINYANG Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)                             II-124
      Lockheed Martin Corporation (US)                                  II-124
      Marvell Technology Group Ltd (Bermuda)                            II-125
      Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (US)                              II-125
      Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)                           II-126
      Mueller Systems, LLC (US)                                         II-126
      NeoSilica (India)                                                 II-126
      Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES) (US)                  II-126
      Nexgrid, LLC. (USA)                                               II-127
      Nortex Technologies Ltd (Israel)                                  II-127
      On-Ramp Wireless, Inc. (US)                                       II-127
      Opower (US)                                                       II-128
      Oracle Corporation (US)                                           II-128
      OSIsoft, LLC (US)                                                 II-128
      Panasonic Corporation (Japan)                                     II-129
      Powel AS (Norway)                                                 II-129
      Power Plus Communications AG (Germany)                            II-129
      Powerit Solutions (US)                                            II-129
      Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. (US)                                       II-130
      S&C Electric Company (US)                                         II-130
      S&T Group (Austria)                                               II-131
      Schneider Electric SE (France)                                    II-131
      Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (US)                    II-131
      Semitech Semiconductor Pte Ltd. (Australia)                       II-132
      Sensus (US)                                                       II-132
      Siemens AG (Germany)                                              II-132
      Silicon Laboratories, Inc. (US)                                   II-133
      Silver Spring Networks (US)                                       II-133
      STMicroelectronics N.V (Switzerland)                              II-133
      Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan)                        II-134
      Symantec Corporation (US)                                         II-134
      Tantalus Systems Inc. (Canada)                                    II-135
      Tendril Networks Inc. (US)                                        II-135
      Texas Instruments Inc. (US)                                       II-135
      Tollgrade Communications, Inc. (US)                               II-136
      Toshiba Corporation (Japan)                                       II-136
      Landis+Gyr (US)                                                   II-137
      Trilliant Holdings, Inc. (US)                                     II-137
      Wasion Group Limited (China)                                      II-138
      Yitran Communications Ltd. (Israel)                               II-138

  9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-139
      Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Smart Grid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-139

      Table 25: World 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and
      Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-140
      Global Smart Grid Market Analytics by Segment                     II-141
      Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Transmission Modernization by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin
      America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-141

      Table 27: World 8-Year Perspective for Transmission
      Modernization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
      Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
      East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 &
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-142

      Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Distribution Automation by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin
      America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-143

      Table 29: World 8-Year Perspective for Distribution Automation
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa
      and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-144

      Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Networks Operations Software by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and
      Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-145

      Table 31: World 8-Year Perspective for Networks Operations
      Software by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
      Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
      East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 &
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-146

      Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) by Geographic Region -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa
      and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-147

      Table 33: World 8-Year Perspective for Advanced Metering
      Infrastructure (AMI) by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets
      for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-148

      Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Other Segments by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
      US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-149

      Table 35: World 8-Year Perspective for Other Segments by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and
      Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-150


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-1
        Smart Grid Evolution in the United States                       III-1
        Noteworthy Trends & Drivers                                     III-2
         Smart Grid Market in the US to Maintain Growth Momentum        III-2
         Increasing Venture Capital Funding for Smart Grid in the US    III-2
         Smart Grid Deployments Advances in Several Areas               III-3
         Government Initiatives Driving Implementation of Smart Grid
          Technologies                                                  III-4
         Spending on Smart Grids by Rural Utilities Increasing
          Significantly in the US                                       III-5
          USDA Increases Commitment to Rural Electrification and
           Smart Grids                                                  III-6
         The US Smart Grid Industry Eyeing the World                    III-6
         Smart Grid Sensors to Replace Conventional FCIs in North
          America                                                       III-7
          North America Smart Grid Sensor Market Raises Entry
           Barriers for New Comers                                      III-7
         US Government Unveils QER Report Aimed at Advancing
          Electrical Grid                                               III-8
         Efforts of Local Governments to Meet Future Generation Needs   III-8
         Vital Role of Communities in Smart Grid Developments           III-10
          Utilization of Smart Grid Technologies by Members of a
           Community                                                    III-11
         Smart Grid Technologies: Educating People is the Primary Need  III-11
         An Insight into the US Market for Advanced Metering
          Infrastructure                                                III-12
        Key Statistical Data                                            III-12
         Smart Electricity Meters Penetration in the US (2013):
          Various States Categorized on the Basis of Percentage of
           Total Electricity Meters                                     III-12
         Table 36: Leading Smart Electricity Meter Companies in the
         US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for GE Digital
         Energy, Itron, Sensus and Others (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-13
        Product Launches                                                III-13
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-15
        Select Key Players                                              III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-40
        Table 37: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission Modernization,
        Distribution Automation, Networks Operation Software, AMI
        and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-40

        Table 38: US 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by Segment -
        Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-41

  2. CANADA                                                             III-42
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-42
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-42
        Factors Driving Transition to Smart Grid                        III-42
        Overview of Smart Grid Installation Initiatives in Canada       III-43
        Smart Grid Emerging as Key Sector for International
         Collaboration, Trade & Export                                  III-44
        Product Launch                                                  III-44
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-44
        Select Key Players                                              III-44
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-46
        Table 39: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission Modernization,
        Distribution Automation, Networks Operation Software, AMI
        and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-46

        Table 40: Canadian 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-47

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-48
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-48
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-48
        The Need for Smart Grids in Japan                               III-48
        Japan Pursues the Strategic Energy Plan                         III-48
         Major Initiatives in the Recent Past                           III-49
         Renewable Energy Integration into the Grid Continues to be
          a Major Problem                                               III-50
         Japan Gears Up for Extensive Installation of Smart Meters      III-50
         Role of Major Players in Japanese Smart Grid Industry          III-50
         Establishment of Smart Grid Sector as Major Export Industry    III-51
         Smart Communities to Fuel Growth                               III-51
         Future Outlook                                                 III-52
        Power Generation Source Mix in Japan: An Opportunity Indicator  III-52
         Table 41: Japanese Power Generation Capacity by Energy
         Source (2010 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Power
         Generation Capacity from Gas, Renewable Energy, Coal, Oil,
         Hydro, and Nuclear Sources (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-52
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-53
        Select Key Players                                              III-53
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-56
        Table 42: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission Modernization,
        Distribution Automation, Networks Operation Software, AMI
        and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-56

        Table 43: Japanese 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-57

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-58
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-58
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-58
        Smart Grid Evolution in Europe                                  III-58
        Smart Grids to Boost Electricity Supply Security in Europe      III-59
        Electric Utilities Move from Conventional Grids to Smart
         Infrastructure                                                 III-60
        Access to Smart Grid Information to Raise Privacy and
         Security Concerns                                              III-61
        Steady Growth of Smart Grid Project Budgets                     III-61
        Smart Grid Investment in Europe: Fast Facts                     III-62
         Targeted Smart Grid Applications                               III-63
          Country-wise Smart Meter Deployments in Europe (2014):
           Project, Target Group, Utility Type, Status, Services
            Offered, and Year of Implementation                         III-63
        Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing PLC for
         Innovative Smart Grid Applications                             III-66
         Accomplished PLC Projects in Europe (2012): Brief
          Description of G1, G3, PRIME, Meter and More, and Echelon
           Projects                                                     III-66
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-67
        Table 44: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Smart Grid by Geographic Region - France, Italy, UK,
        Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-67

        Table 45: European 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        France, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-68

        Table 46: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission Modernization,
        Distribution Automation, Networks Operation Software, AMI
        and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-69

        Table 47: European 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-70

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-71
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-71
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-71
        Select Key Players                                              III-72
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-73
        Table 48: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-73

  4b. ITALY                                                             III-74
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-74
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-74
        Italy Gradually Strengthening Smart Grid Infrastructure         III-74
        The Italian Smart Grid Policy                                   III-74
        Governmental Policies and Initiatives Support Growth            III-75
        Collaborations between the Government and Industry              III-75
        Enel’s Smart MV Networks Program of the Year 2009               III-75
        ENEL’s Focus on EV Technologies                                 III-76
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-76
        Enel - A Leading Italian Player                                 III-76
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-77
        Table 49: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-77

  4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-78
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-78
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-78
        Market Overview                                                 III-78
        The Road Ahead                                                  III-79
        Increased Construction of Thermal Power Plants to Benefit
         the AMI Market                                                 III-79
        Product Launches                                                III-80
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-80
        Select Key Players                                              III-80
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-82
        Table 50: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-82

  4d. SPAIN                                                             III-83
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-83
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-83
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-83
        Table 51: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-83

  4e. RUSSIA                                                            III-84
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-84
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-84
        Market Overview                                                 III-84
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-85
        Table 52: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-85

  4f. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-86
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-86
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-86
        Focus on Select Regional Markets                                III-86
         Central and East European Countries Actively Invest in
          Smart Grid Infrastructure                                     III-86
         Denmark Announces Ambitious Smart Grid Strategy to Optimize
          Energy Network                                                III-86
         Eurasia Set to Witness Strong Investments in Smart Grid        III-87
         German Plant Operators Continue to Struggle amidst Falling
          Power Prices                                                  III-87
         IT Investments in Utility Sector to Offer Impetus to the
          Turkish AMI Market                                            III-87
         Romania Unveils Action Plan for Smart Grid Deployment          III-88
        Product Launches                                                III-88
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-89
        Select Key Players                                              III-91
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-97
        Table 53: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-97

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-98
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-98
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-98
        Liberalization and Privatization in Asian Countries Offer
         Significant Growth Opportunities                               III-98
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-99
        Table 54: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid by Geographic Region - China, South
        Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-99

        Table 55: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for
        Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-100

        Table 56: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-101

        Table 57: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-102

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-103
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-103
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-103
        Power Production in China: A Review                             III-103
        Smart Grid Evolution in China                                   III-104
        Smart Grid Market Attracts Domestic and Foreign Vendors         III-105
        Leading Utility Companies in China Focus on Smart Grid
         Development                                                    III-106
        Domestic and Foreign Companies Devise a Lay Out for
         Nationwide Smart Grid Objective                                III-106
        Investments in Smart Grid Research Surge                        III-107
        Governmental Support for Smart Grid Deployment                  III-107
        Pivotal Role Played by Public Agencies in Smart Grid
         Deployments                                                    III-108
        SGCC’s Ambitious Master Plan for Smart Grid                     III-109
        Notable Developments Involving Domestic and Foreign
         Companies in the Recent Past                                   III-110
        Chinese Market for Advanced Metering Infrastructure: An Insight III-112
         Table 58: Electricity Consumption in China: 2000-2013 (in
         TWh) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      III-113
        Dominance of Coal Power in Power Generation Augurs well for
         the Chinese AMI Sector                                         III-113
         Table 59: China Power Generation Capacity by Fuel Type
         (2010 & 2020F): Breakdown of Capacity in Gigawatts for
         Coal, Hydro, Wind, Nuclear, Gas, Pumped Storage, Solar,
         Biomass, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-114

         Table 60: Incremental Additions in Power Generation
         Capacity in China (2013) Capacity Additions in Terawatt
         Hours for Fossil-fuel Power, Hydro Power, Wind Power,
         Nuclear Power, and Solar Power (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-114
        Chinese AMI Market: Highly Fragmented                           III-115
         Table 61: Leading Players in the Chinese Three-Phase Smart
         Meters Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
         Shipments for Jiangsu Linyang Electronics Co., Ningbo
         Sanxing Electric Co., Wasion Group Holdings, and Others
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-115

         Table 62: Leading Players in the Chinese 2S Single-Phase
         Smart Meters Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of
         Value Shipments for Jiangsu Linyang Electronics Co., Ningbo
         Sanxing Electric Co., Wasion Group Holdings, and Others
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-116
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-116
        Select Key Players                                              III-117
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-118
        Table 63: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-118

  5b. SOUTH KOREA                                                       III-119
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-119
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-119
        Technological Advancements Driving Smart Grid Infrastructure
         Development in South Korea                                     III-119
        South Korean Government Launches Smart Grid Pilot in Jeju
         Island                                                         III-120
        Lg Electronics - A Key South Korean Player                      III-120
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-121
        Table 64: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-121

  5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-122
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-122
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-122
        Analysis of Select Regional Markets                             III-122
         Australia                                                      III-122
          Australian Smart Grid Market Overview                         III-122
          Smart Grid Australia - A Non-Profit Organization for
           Modernization of the Grid                                    III-123
          New Zealand and Australia Witness Strong Smart Grid
           Development                                                  III-123
         India                                                          III-124
          India to Invest in Smart Grid Infrastructure to Mitigate
           Losses Caused by Power Thefts                                III-124
          Government Supports Growth through Funding                    III-124
           The Government to Implement Ambitious Plan to Develop
            Smart Grid                                                  III-124
            Blueprint to Improve Distribution                           III-125
            Blueprint to Improve Transmission                           III-126
          Future Outlook of Smart Grid Technology in India              III-126
           Major Companies in the Indian Smart Grid Ecosystem (2015
            ): Company Name & Brief Description                         III-127
         Malaysia                                                       III-128
          Government Gears Up to Tap Smart Grid Technology to
           Address Rising Energy Demand                                 III-128
          Major Efforts by Other Participants                           III-129
         Southeast Asian Countries                                      III-129
          Economic Growth and Rising Demand for Energy Set Perfect
           Stage for Smart Grid Development in Southeast Asia           III-129
        Product Launch                                                  III-131
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-131
        Select Key Players                                              III-132
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-134
        Table 65: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-134

  6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA                                               III-135
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-135
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-135
        Smart Grid Market in MENA to Flourish Despite Various
         Challenges                                                     III-135
         Future Outlook                                                 III-135
        Power Demand in Middle East and Africa Rising Steadily,
         Propelling Growth in the AMI Sector                            III-136
        The Major Targets for Smart Grid Initiatives in South Africa    III-136
        Population Growth and Robust Industrialization Boost Energy
         Consumption in Egypt                                           III-137
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-137
        Select Key Players                                              III-137
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-139
        Table 66: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-139

        Table 67: Middle East & Africa 8-Year Perspective for Smart
        Grid by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        Transmission Modernization, Distribution Automation,
        Networks Operation Software, AMI and Others Markets for
        Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-140

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-141
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-141
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-141
        Brazil to Boost Smart Grid Market in Latin America              III-141
        Concerns Remain to be addressed                                 III-142
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-143
        Table 68: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid by Geographic Region - Brazil and
        Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-143

        Table 69: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid
        by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2013,
        2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                III-144

        Table 70: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Smart Grid by Segment - Transmission
        Modernization, Distribution Automation, Networks Operation
        Software, AMI and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-145

        Table 71: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for Smart Grid
        by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        Transmission Modernization, Distribution Automation,
        Networks Operation Software, AMI and Others Markets for
        Years 2013, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-146

  7a. BRAZIL                                                            III-147
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-147
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-147
         Table 72: Brazilian Electricity Production by Energy Source
         (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Installed Capacity for
         Hydro, Thermal, Renewable Energy, Imports, and Nuclear
         Power (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     III-147
        Brazil Witnessing Strong Development in Smart Grid
         Infrastructure                                                 III-147
        Considerable Investments in Smart Grid Projects in Brazil       III-148
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-149
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-149
        Table 73: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-149

  7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-150
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-150
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-150
        Focus on Select Regional Markets                                III-150
         New Reforms Drive Mexico’s Smart Grid Market                   III-150
          Challenges Confronting the Mexican Smart Grid Industry        III-151
         Smart Grid Market Thrives in Caribbean and Central American
          Markets                                                       III-152
         South American Countries Leveraging Potential of Smart Grids   III-152
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-153
        Select Key Player                                               III-153
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-154
        Table 74: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Smart Grid Market Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-154


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 266 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 280)

     The United States (133)
     Canada (17)
     Japan (7)
     Europe (63)
     - France (9)
     - Germany (10)
     - The United Kingdom (16)
     - Italy (2)
     - Spain (3)
     - Rest of Europe (23)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (52)
     Latin America (3)
     Middle East (5)
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