Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015

“Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015” is the latest policy report from GlobalData. It provides in-depth analysis of smart grid technology policies across major countries in the world: the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the EU, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. Major topics include Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), microgrid, smart cities, net metering, Time of Use (ToU) pricing, communication protocol, Electric Vehicles (EV), and Energy Management Systems.

Scope

The report provides comprehensive coverage of key smart grid initiatives and policies for the following countries and regions: the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the EU, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. It covers the following major topics:

AMI

Microgrid

Smart cities

Net metering

ToU pricing

Communication protocol

Important smart grid agencies

EV

EMS

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to:

Develop business strategies using specific insights into policy decisions

Identify opportunities to exploit the smart grid market, as well as the challenges involved

Compare the level of support for smart grid technologies by country

Increase future revenue and profitability using insights into future opportunities and critical success factors in the smart grid market

Table of Contents

1Table of Contents3

1.1List of Tables7

2Introduction8

2.1GlobalData Report Guidance9

3Smart Grid Framework10

3.1Smart Grid Technology10

3.1.1Submeters10

3.1.2Advanced Metering Infrastructure10

3.1.3Microgrid11

3.1.4Smart Applications11

3.1.5Energy Management System12

3.1.6Electric Vehicle12

3.1.7High Voltage Direct Current13

3.2Smart Grid Benefits13

3.3Smart Grid International Association17

3.4Smart Grid Standards19

3.4.1International Electromechanical Commission Standards19

3.4.2IEEE Standards21

3.4.3Open Smart Grid Protocol22

4North America, Major Smart Grids Policies and Incentives23

4.1US23

4.1.1Overview23

4.1.2Federal, Major Policies and Incentives26

4.1.3California, Major Policies and Incentives29

4.1.4Connecticut, Major Policies and Incentives34

4.1.5Colorado38

4.1.6Pennsylvania39

4.1.7Massachusetts41

4.2Canada44

4.2.1Overview44

4.2.2Major Policies and Incentives46

4.3Mexico55

4.3.1Overview55

4.3.2Major Policies and Incentives55

5South America, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives61

5.1Brazil61

5.1.1Overview61

5.1.2Major Policies and Incentives64

6Europe, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives68

6.1EU68

6.1.1Overview68

6.1.2Major Policies and Incentives70

6.2UK74

6.2.1Overview74

6.2.2Major Policies and Incentives75

6.3Germany82

6.3.1Overview82

6.3.2Major Policies and Incentives83

6.4France87

6.4.1Overview87

6.4.2Major Policies and Incentives89

6.5Spain92

6.5.1Overview92

6.5.2Major Policies and Incentives94

7Asia-Pacific, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives98

7.1Japan98

7.1.1Overview98

7.1.2Major Policies and Incentives100

7.2Australia104

7.2.1Overview104

7.2.2Major Policies and Incentives105

7.3China111

7.3.1Overview111

7.3.2Major Policies and Incentives113

7.4India118

7.4.1Overview118

7.4.2Major Policies and Incentives123

7.5South Korea130

7.5.1Overview130

7.5.2Major Policies and Incentives132

7.6Singapore137

7.6.1Overview137

7.6.2Major Policies and Incentives139

8Middle East and Africa, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives146

8.1South Africa146

8.1.1Overview146

8.1.2Major Policies and Incentives148

8.2Saudi Arabia151

8.2.1Overview151

8.2.2Major Policies and Incentives153

9Appendix156

9.1Definitions156

9.1.1Smart Meters156

9.1.2Demand Response156

9.1.3Electric Vehicle156

9.1.4High Voltage Direct Current156

9.1.5Distributed Energy Generation Systems156

9.1.6Microgrid156

9.1.7Smart Cities157

9.1.8Wide Area Monitoring Systems157

9.1.9Clean Energy Storage Systems157

9.2Abbreviations158

9.3Bibliography163

9.4Coverage172

9.5Methodology173

9.6Secondary Research173

9.7Disclaimer174

List of Tables

Table 1: Smart Grid Standards, IEC standards, 201420

Table 2: Smart Grid Standards, IEEE Standards, 201421

Table 3: Smart Grid Policy, US, Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, as of January 31, 201528

Table 4: Smart Grid Policy, US, Smart Grid Investment Grant Program, Total Investments ($bn), as of December 31, 201429

Table 5: Smart Grid Policy, California, Self-generation Incentive Program, 201431

Table 6: Massachusetts, Net Metering Class Definition, 201442

Table 7: Ontario, Feed-in Tariff, 201452

Table 8: Smart Grid Policy, France, Tax Bonus for Low Emission Vehicles, 201591

Table 9: France, Smart Grid Poly, Penalty Scale for Emission, 201592

Table 10: India Smart Grid Forum, Work Group Functions, 2012121

Table 11: Smart Grid Roadmap for India, 2013125

Table 12: Singapore, Policy, Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme, 2015142

Table 13: Singapore, Smart Grid Policy, Classification of Demand Response Load Facilities, 2013145

Table 14: Power Market, Saudi Arabia, Planned Interconnection Projects, 2015–2019153

Table 15: Saudi Arabia, Smart Grid Policy, Saudi Smart City List, 2014155

Table 16: Abbreviations158

List of Figures

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