Smart Grid Market Outlook: Market And Technological Trends, Competitive Analysis And Major Deals And Investments

GlobalData has released its latest research – “Smart Grid Market Outlook: Market and Technological Trends, Competitive Analysis, Major Deals and Investments”. The research provides a detailed account of the developments in global smart grid markets in 2009 and their implication for the market in 2010. The report covers developments related to various aspects of the smart grid and its related technologies, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), demand response and grid communications, among others. The report provides trend analysis and the outlook on smart grid markets, investments, revenues and the competitive landscape. The report explains global smart grid industry dynamics, identifies the key global market in 2009 and the probable market scenario in 2010. The report assesses the new product launch trends in the global smart grid market by segmenting it into key technologies such as AMI, distribution management and grid information technology (IT). It elaborates on the investment trends in global smart grid technologies, covering key financing activities such as mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital among others. A section of the report is dedicated to an analysis of the competitive scenario among global vendors of smart grid technologies.

Scope

The study covers major developments during the year 2009 and provides outlook for 2010

The research covers global smart grid markets in key geographies such as the US (United States), Canada, the European Union, Australia, New Zealand, China and South Korea among others.

The market segments covered in this research includes smart power grid technologies such as demand response, advanced metering infrastructure, substation automation, distribution management and grid communication among others.

The report analyzes the Investment flow, New Products launch, revenue of Nasdaq-listed United States power utilities and revenue of vendors in global smart grid industry for the year 2009.

The report provides a competitive trend analysis of the top ten global smart grid vendors along with their brief profiles. The vendors profiled include Comverge, Inc., General Electric Company, Silver Spring Networks, Inc., Siemens AG, Echelon Corporation, Itron, Inc., GridPoint, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., eMeter Corporation, IBM Corporation. The research also elaborates the outlook for competitive scenario in 2010 for global smart grid industry.

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Table of Contents

1 Table of contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 3

1.2 List of Figures 3

2 Introduction 4

2.1 Smart Grid 4

3 Smart Grid Trend Overview 5

3.1 Smart Grid Trends in 2009 5

4 Smart Grid Global Market Trends 6

4.1 2009 Global Smart Grid Market Trends 6

4.1.1 Country with High Contribution to Present Global Smart Grid Business and High Market Growth Potential 6

4.1.2 Countries That Make a Small Contribution to the Present Global Smart Grid Business but Have High Market Growth Potential 7

4.1.3 Countries That Make a Small Contribution to the Present Global Smart Grid Business and Have Low Market Growth Potential 8

4.2 2010 Outlook for Global Smart Grid Markets 8

5 New Products Trends in Smart Grid 9

5.1 2009 Trends in New Products in Smart Grid 9

5.2 2010 Outlook for New Products in Smart Grid 10

6 Financing and Investment Trends in Smart Grids 11

6.1 2009 Mergers, Acquisitions and Partnership Trends in the Smart Grid Market 11

6.1.1 Analysis of Key Partnerships in Global Smart Grid Industry in 2009 11

6.1.2 Analysis of Key Acquisitions in the Global Smart Grid Industry in 2009 12

6.2 2009 Fund Raising Trends in Smart Grid 12

6.3 2009 Government Funding Trends in the Smart Grid Market 13

6.4 2010 Outlook for Financing and Investment Trends in Smart Grids 14

7 Revenue Trends in Smart Grid 16

7.1 The US Smart Grid Power Utility Revenue Trends in 2009 16

7.2 The Global Smart Grid Company Revenue Trends in 2009 20

8 Competitive Scenario Analysis in Smart Grid 22

8.1 2009 Competition Trends Among the Top 10 Active Players 22

8.2 Smart Grid Competitive Scenario Outlook for 2010 24

8.3 2009 Key Smart Grid Players Profiles 25

8.3.1 Comverge Inc. 25

8.3.2 General Electric Company 26

8.3.3 Silver Spring Networks 27

8.3.4 Siemens AG 28

8.3.5 Echelon Corporation 29

8.3.6 Itron Inc. 30

8.3.7 GridPoint Inc. 32

8.3.8 Cisco Systems Inc. 33

8.3.9 eMeter Corporation 34

8.3.10 International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation 36

9 Key Support Data 39

10 Appendix 41

10.1 Market Definitions 41

10.2 Abbreviations 41

10.3 About Power eTrack 42

10.4 GlobalData’s Methodology 43

10.4.1 Coverage 43

10.4.2 Secondary Research 44

10.4.3 Primary Research 44

10.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 44

10.5 Contact Us 45

10.6 Disclaimer 45

List of Tables

Table 1: Global Smart Grid Activity Tally by Month, 2009 5

Table 2: Global Launch of New Smart Grid Products and Services by Technology (%), 2009 9

Table 3: Global Smart Grid Product Launch by Geography, 2009 10

Table 4: Global Top Companies To Secure Financing In Smart Grid, 2009 12

Table 5: Global List of Top Venture Capital Firms of 2009 (in Alphabetical Order) 13

Table 6: Funding by Government Agencies in Europe (Million €), 2009 14

Table 7: Global Venture Capital Investments in Smart Grid, Early 2010 15

Table 8: Comparison of Quarterly Revenue Figures of Beacon Corporation ($m), 2008 and 2009 16

Table 9: Comparison of First Quarter (Q1) Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 17

Table 10: Comparison of Second Quarter (Q2) Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 18

Table 11: Comparison of Third Quarter Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 19

Table 12: Comparison of Quarterly Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2009 20

Table 13: Quarterly Change in Revenue of Global Smart Grid Companies (%), 2008 and 2009 21

Table 14: Global Top 10 Smart Grid Companies by the Number of Activities, 2009 22

Table 15: Comverge Inc., Major Products and Services 26

Table 16: General Electric Company, Major Products and Services, 2010 27

Table 17: Silver Spring Networks, Major Products and Services, 2010 28

Table 18: Siemens AG, Major Products and Services 29

Table 19: Echelon Corporation, Major Products and Services, 2010 30

Table 20: Itron Inc., Major Products and Services, 2010 31

Table 21: GridPoint, Inc., Major Products and Services, 2010 32

Table 22: Cisco Systems, Inc., Major Products and Services, 2010 33

Table 23: eMeter Corporation, Major Products and Services, 2010 36

Table 24: IBM Corporation, Major Products and Services, 2010 38

Table 25: Global List of Companies to Launch New Smart Grid Products, 2009 39

Table 26: Abbreviations, 2010 41

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Smart Grid Activity Tally by Month, 2009 5

Figure 2: Global Major Smart Grid Markets Status by Country, 2009 6

Figure 3: Outlook for Global Major Smart Grid Markets by Country, 2010 8

Figure 4: Global Launch of New Smart Grid Products and Services by Technology (%), 2009 9

Figure 5: Global Smart Grid Product Launch by Geography (%), 2009 10

Figure 6: Comparison of Quarterly Revenue Figures of Beacon Corporation ($m), 2008 and 2009 16

Figure 7: Comparison of First Quarter (Q1) Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 17

Figure 8: Comparison of Second Quarter (Q2) Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 18

Figure 9: Comparison of Third Quarter (Q3) Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2008 and 2009 19

Figure 10: Comparison of Quarterly Revenues of Nasdaq-Listed Smart Grid Deploying Power Utilities in the US (Bn $), 2009 20

Figure 11: Quarterly Change in Revenue of Global Smart Grid Companies (%), 2008 and 2009 21

Figure 12: GlobalData’s Methodology, 2010 43

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