smart grid infrastructure News

  • India to Invest $44.9bn in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    India's power sector is undergoing rapid transformation as the country faces steep electricity demand growth rates, plans to incorporate large-scale renewable resources, and a government eager to modernize the country. Smart grid infrastructure is seen by stakeholders as fundamental to this transformation, but until recently projects have been slow to materialize. This is now changing and with ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Chemicals and Materials Market in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    This study analyses the European market for materials and chemicals used in three core segments of smart grid infrastructure: materials for smart e-meters; insulation and jacketing materials for HV/EHV/HVDC subsea and underground Cables; and chemicals & materials for Li-ion battery systems for large-scale energy storage. The key drivers and challenges related to each of these segments is ...


  • Research Report - Australia - Smart Infrastructure Market - Smart Grids and M2M

    With a better understanding of the complexity involved in the transformation of the electricity industry the words ‘smart energy’ are becoming more prominent. BuddeComm believes that the term ‘smart grids’ is too narrow and that eventually ‘smart energy’ will become the accepted terminology, especially once the communications developments in national broadband ...


  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • Smart Grids on the Verizon

    The European Union recently announced concern that more than 55% of its energy still comes from outside of its jurisdiction. Therefore new legislations have been passed to force large utilities to promote to their customers a more frugal approach to energy usage, backed by massive investment in the renewable sector. The end goal is to reduce the energy reliance outside the EU.   Owing to ...


    By GDS International

  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smart grid renewables integration

    Smart grid technologies are often portrayed as being vital to the efforts to increase renewable energy production, yet this aspect of the smart grid is the least developed. Massive amounts of new transmission lines will be necessary to access the best large-scale wind and solar resources, however the biggest buzz is about smart grid technologies at the distribution level. These tools include ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Australia and New Zealand to Invest $6.1bn in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    Australia and New Zealand have among the most developed power sectors in the world and are in the process of investing in smart grid infrastructure to further improve utilities' performance. However, the region is not without its challenges as South Australia has been in the headlines recently for power shortages. The Australian state in particular can benefit from smart grid infrastructure ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Changes to Green Energy Index and Smart Grid Infrastructure Index announced

    Clean Edge, Inc. today (Mar 23, 2015) announced the results of the semi-annual evaluation of the NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index (NASDAQ: CELS) and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Impact of the Smart Grid on Connected Homes

    The smart grid promises to interconnect the reviving North American building market, beginning in the commercial building sector as government mandates drive energy efficiency standards. However, this trend is reaching the residential market following the introduction of smart meters and other technologies that provide better communication between the utility and end-user. Despite the onset of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2013

    Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2013: Major Government Policies, Regulations and Incentives is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing the smart grid market in major countries. The report provides in-depth analysis of smart grid policies across major countries in North and South America, namely the US, ...


  • The Impact of the Smart Grid on Connected Homes

    The smart grid promises to interconnect the reviving North American building market, beginning in the commercial building sector as government mandates drive energy efficiency standards.  However, this trend is reaching the residential market following the introduction of smart meters and other technologies that provide better communication between the utility and end-user.  Despite the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Impact of the Smart Grid on the Connected Home

    The connected residential market is a fast evolving segment influenced by a number of emerging industry trends. Recent developments in the implementation of end-to-end smart grid at the utility level, as well as changes witnessed in the area of managed home devices and systems, are expected to further impact the dynamics of this market segment. The connected home suppliers catering to this ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Microcontroller Market to 2015 - Commissioning of Smart Grid Projects to Create Market Opportunities in Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Grid Equi

    “Microcontroller Market to 2015 - Commissioning of Smart Grid Projects to Create Market Opportunities in Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Grid Equipment“ provides key information and analysis on the market opportunities in the global microcontroller (MCU) industry. The report covers the latest information on the revenue and volume of the microcontrollers market. The report ...


  • Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

    New Worldwatch Institute report examines global investments and installation of smart grid technologiesWashington, D.C.—Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment in “smart grid” technologies rose 7 percent in ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Telvent Recognized for Smart Grid Success

    Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it received the Smart Metering Service Provider Award at the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit 2012. The award recognizes Telvent's substantial contributions to utility providers, benefitting both the utilities and their customers. The award also acknowledges Telvent's ...


  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020

    Government support for energy efficiency boosts the market for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), according to a new report titled “Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020”. This new research argues that increasing smart meter deployment and pioneering new technologies will ...


  • Just Publised - Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market : Smart Grid Global Opportunity Analysis

    The technology of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) comprises of various elements such as the smart meter, network infrastructure, Meter Data Management System (MDMS) and support systems such as home energy management software and in-home display units. Advanced metering infrastructure enables consumers to know the energy usage in real-time and allow them to make decisions to use energy ...


  • Smart Grid Solutions Chosen by Consolidated Edison for Groundbreaking Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

    October 31, 2016 -- Smart Grid Solutions has been awarded a contract by Consolidated Edison Company of NY and Orange & Rockland (O&R) Utilities, Inc., both regulated operating companies of Consolidated Edison, to install electric smart meters and gas smart modules. The contract also includes building the supporting communications network for territory-wide coverage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Report: Emerging Markets Smart Grid Outlook

    Northeast Group's Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2017 is the sixth edition of its annual emerging markets smart grid overview. The study looks ahead over the next decade to project where smart grid infrastructure investment will occur in developing countries. To-date, most smart grid investment has been concentrated in developed countries. This mainly includes countries in North ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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