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Smart Grid in Power – Thematic Research

The electricity grid is now getting smarter and transforming how power utilities interact with their customers. Smart grid technology which uses IT and communication modules, including control systems and automation which enable new technologies to function together, provides supports to an electricity grid. The electricity grid can then respond digitally to rapidly changing electricity demand patterns. Central to smart grid system is the capability for various technologies to be deployed in one part of the power system and communicate with elements in various sectors and geographies, and also can be put to use by various stakeholders all throughout the electricity value chain.


This report focuses on smart grid in power.

It identifies leaders and laggards in areas such as Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Distributed Power Generation (DPG)/Microgrid, Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure, Smart Homes and Smart Cities.

It discusses the latest trends and developments in the field of smart grid.

It further gives a brief analysis of the smart grid industry, impact of COVID-19 on smart grid and global investment in electricity networks by equipment type.

Includes major mergers and acquisitions and a timeline highlighting key milestones in the journey of smart grid.

The report also provides an overview of the competitive positions held by power companies in the smart grid theme.

Reasons to Buy

The report provides:

A comprehensive analysis of the present scenario and emerging market trends in the global smart grid industry.

Insights of the leading players in the smart grid theme and where do they fit in the value chain.

Extensive analysis of the smart grid industry, impact of COVID-19 on smart grid, key mergers and acquisitions and significant milestones in the journey of smart grid.

Profiles of major market players within the smart grid industry, which aid in interpreting the competitive outlook of this theme.

Companies Mentioned

Landis+Gyr, ComEd, General Electric Co., Itron, Aclara Technologies LLC, Elster Group (Honeywell), Kamstrup AS, Sensus USA Inc., Siemens AG, Schneider Electric SE, Tesla, Bloom Energy, Toshiba ESS, ABB, Comcast Corp, Eaton Corp., GE Grid Solutions, Honeywell, S&C Electric Co., BP Chargemaster, ChargePoint Inc., EVgo Services LLC, Beam Global, CHAdeMO Association, Hydro-Quebec, Hrvatska Elektroprivreda, Xiamen Kehua Hengsheng Co Ltd, Fastned BV, Pacific Energy Ltd., Grupo Zaragoza, Jamaica Public Service Co Ltd., Southern Power Corp., Open Access Technology International Inc., Ameresco Inc., Echelon Corporation, Iberdrola SA, Endesa SA, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) Pte. Ltd., Adesto Technologies Corp., LG Electronics USA Inc., Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corp Ltd.

Table of Contents

| Contents

Executive summary 3

Players 4

Technology briefing 5

Trends 8

Technology trends 8

Macroeconomic trends 10

Regulatory trends 11

Industry analysis 12

Smart Grid Enhances Grid Flexibility 13

The smart grid toolkit is getting more complicated 16

COVID-19 – Smart and flexible grid promise resilient power at uncertain times 16

Mergers and acquisitions 18

Timeline 21

Value chain 23

Companies 29

Public companies 29

Sector scorecard 37

Power sector scorecard 37

Glossary 39

Further reading 41

| Our thematic research methodology 42

| About GlobalData 44

| Contact Us 45


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