Cover Image
Annual Information Service

Entire Utility Transformations Program - Research Service (Internet of Things, Connected Grid, Digital Grid, Dynamic Grid, Demand-Side Management, Digital Utility Strategies, DER Strategies, Utility Customer Solutions)

Published by Navigant Research Product code 302341
Published annual subscription Content info
Price
Not Available
Back to Top
Entire Utility Transformations Program - Research Service (Internet of Things, Connected Grid, Digital Grid, Dynamic Grid, Demand-Side Management, Digital Utility Strategies, DER Strategies, Utility Customer Solutions)
Published: annual subscription Content info:

This publication has been discontinued on October 16, 2018.

Description

Navigant Research's Utility Transformations research program covers emerging technologies and business models that are shaping the next generation of the electrical grid. Research focus includes examination of utility technology issues within different operational domains including transmission, distribution, metering, and consumer energy management. The analysis also provides profiles of utility smart grid innovations, regulatory trends, and market issues such as scalability, security, and quantification of the opportunity for smart grid technologies across different sectors and world regions.

INTERNET OF THINGS

The Internet of Things Research Service focuses on the transformative market forces and critical technologies shaping the future of connected energy. Research and analysis covers Internet of Things applications for utilities, energy consumers, distributed energy resources, and smart cities. The service explores changing business models affecting stakeholders, including energy suppliers, customers, vendors, regulators, and investors. Research reports include a comprehensive strategic analysis of the market landscape, key drivers and barriers, as well as detailed market forecasts, segmented by technologies, world regions, and application areas.

Topics Covered:

  • Internet of Things and Distributed Energy Resources
  • Internet of Things and Buildings
  • Internet of Things for Residential Customers
  • Internet of Things Security Issues
  • Internet of Things in Transportation and Smart Cities
  • Internet of Things and Robotics
  • Commercial and Industrial Internet of Things
  • Emerging Internet of Things Business Models

Service Components:

  • More than 6 Internet of Things research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Internet of Things research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Internet of Things topics
  • Input into prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Managing IoT Cybersecurity Threats
  • 1Q18 - Navigant Research Leaderboard: IoT for Lighting
  • 1Q18 - Smart Appliances and IoT
  • 1Q18 - IoT for Home Healthcare
  • 2Q18 - IoT and Analytics for Utilities Market Overview
  • 2Q18 - Residential IoT Market Overview
  • 3Q18 - IoT for Small and Medium Buildings
  • 3Q18 - Low Power Networks for IoT
  • 3Q18 - Navigant Research Leaderboard: Residential IoT
  • 4Q18 - IoT and Manufacturing
  • 4Q18 - Navigant Research Leaderboard: IoT Platform Vendors

CONNECTED GRID

The Connected Grid Research Service focuses on connectivity solutions for established utility applications such as substation and distribution automation and smart metering, as well as for cutting-edge applications enabled by emerging networking technologies. The service features research and analysis on connectivity solutions for smart city applications, connected electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, connected distributed energy resources (DER), and other emerging energy applications, along with in-depth coverage of fiber, cellular, 5G, LTE, and more. Research reports include a comprehensive strategic analysis of the market and technology landscapes, vendor profiles, and detailed market forecasts, segmented by region, application, and technology.

Topics Covered:

  • Low Power Wide Area Technologies
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Field Area Networks
  • Fixed/Wireless Networks
  • Public/Private Networks
  • Communications Security
  • Broadband/Narrowband Networks
  • Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum

Service Components:

  • More than 6 Connected Grid research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Connected Grid research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Connected Grid topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Communications Technologies for DER Integration
  • 1Q18 - Smart City Communications Networks
  • 1Q18 - From Smart Grid to Neural Grid
  • 1Q18 - Private Wireless Networks for Utility Applications
  • 2Q18 - Global AMI Tracker 2Q18
  • 2Q18 - Private Fiber for Utility Networking
  • 2Q18 - Navigant Research Leaderboard: Private Fiber for Utility Networking
  • 3Q18 - Low Power Networks for IoT
  • 3Q18 - Market Data: Networking and Communications for Smart Grid
  • 4Q18 - Global AMI Tracker 4Q18
  • 4Q18 - Low Power Wide Area Networking for Water and Gas Utilities

DIGITAL GRID

The Digital Grid Research Service focuses on utility information technology and services, including major IT systems, big data analytics solutions, cloud-based services, data platforms, and integration services. The service features research and analysis of systems, including meter data management, distribution management, outage management, asset management, mobile workforce management, geographic information, SCADA, energy management, distributed energy resource (DER) management, and the full suite of analytics solutions for utilities. Policy and regulatory drivers, business and financing models, and use cases for various solutions are examined. Research reports include a comprehensive strategic analysis of the market landscape in addition to detailed market forecasts, segmented by technology, world region, and application area.

Topics Covered:

  • Utility IT Systems
  • Data Analytics
  • Systems Integration
  • Cloud-Based Services
  • Data Platforms
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity

Service Components:

  • More than 6 Digital Grid research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Digital Grid research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Digital Grid topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - From Smart Grid to Neural Grid
  • 1Q18 - Market Data: Utility Customer Information Systems and Relationship Management
  • 2Q18 - Utility Mobile Workforce Management Technologies
  • 2Q18 - Global AMI Tracker 2Q18
  • 3Q18 - Utilities and Big Data Management
  • 4Q18 - FutureGrid Southeast Asia
  • 4Q18 - Global AMI Tracker 4Q18

DYNAMIC GRID

The Dynamic Grid Research Service focuses on innovative technologies and business models for electric transmission and distribution systems. The service features research and analysis covering grid automation and control technologies, distributed energy resource (DER) integration, advanced metering infrastructure, and other emerging intelligent grid solutions to manage grid assets and optimize operations. The service also includes in-depth examination of enabling technologies, policy and regulatory factors, and business and financing models. Research reports include a comprehensive strategic analysis of the market landscape and operational requirements in addition to detailed market forecasts, segmented by technology, world region, and application.

Topics Covered:

  • High-Voltage Transmission Systems
  • Grid Automation Innovations
  • Volt/VAR Optimization and Management Solutions
  • Drones and Robotics for Utility Asset Management
  • Self-Healing Grid Technologies
  • Grid Interconnection Issues
  • DER Integration

Service Components:

  • More than 6 Dynamic Grid research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Dynamic Grid research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Dynamic Grid topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - T&D Sensing and Measurement
  • 1Q18 - From Smart Grid to Neural Grid
  • 1Q18 - Augmented and Virtual Reality in Grid Applications
  • 1Q18 - Carbon Nanotubes for Transmission Efficiency
  • 2Q18 - Edge Computing in Utility Applications
  • 3Q18 - Smart Gas Meters
  • 4Q18 - FutureGrid Southeast Asia
  • 4Q18 - Secondary Substation Automation in Europe

DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

The Demand-Side Management Research Service provides an in-depth examination of current demand-side management market dynamics, including demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE), along with analysis of emerging market opportunities, on a global and regional basis. The service includes worldwide forecasts of market size and growth prospects for curtailment services, systems integration and consulting, and outsourcing services for commercial, industrial, and residential markets. Detailed assessments and profiles are also included for major demand-side management technology vendors and service providers.

Topics Covered:

  • Commercial and Industrial Demand Response
  • Residential Demand Response
  • Automated Demand Response Technologies
  • Behavioral and Analytical Demand-Side Management
  • Integrated Demand-Side Management Solutions
  • Curtailment Services
  • Utility Demand-Side Management Strategies

Service Components:

  • Approximately 6 Demand-Side Management research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Demand-Side Management research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Demand-Side Management topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

    Future Reports:

    (Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Market Data: Demand Response for C&I
  • 2Q18 - Utility Customer Engagement Through DSM
  • 2Q18 - HVAC Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings
  • 3Q18 - Energy Management Business Models for Multifamily Housing
  • 3Q18 - Natural Gas Demand Response & Non-Pipe Solutions
  • 4Q18 - Bring Your Own Device DSM Programs for Utilities and Retail Suppliers

DIGITAL UTILITY STRATEGIES

The Digital Utility Strategies Research Service analyzes emerging technologies, business models, and market opportunities that are driving change and growth in the electric utility industry. Coverage includes renewable energy, distributed generation, smart grids and smart meters, energy storage, and the impact of electric vehicles on the utility grid. This Navigant Research service is designed to provide actionable intelligence and market strategy inputs for utility executives and key utility vendors as they plan for the next stage of the industry's evolution.

Topics Covered:

  • Defining the Digital Utility
  • Strategies for Utility Digitization
  • Transactive Energy
  • Organizational Change
  • Managing Competition
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information and Data Management

Service Components:

  • Approximately 6 Digital Utility Strategies research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Digital Utility Strategies research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Digital Utility Strategies topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Utility Blockchain Applications Market Overview
  • 1Q18 - Transactive Energy
  • 2Q18 - Creating an Energy Cloud Platform in Practice
  • 2Q18 - Utility Innovation Best Practices
  • 3Q18 - Robotic Process Automation in the Utilities Industry
  • 3Q18 - Utilities and Big Data Management
  • 4Q18 - Enterprise Strategy for Analytics
  • 4Q18 - Managing Competition in the Energy Cloud

DER STRATEGIES

The DER Strategies Research Service provides actionable intelligence on integration and business model strategies for distributed energy resources (DER). Subscribers receive specialized reports providing insight around emerging technologies, business models, customer adoption trends, vendor ecosystems, strategic utility partnerships, and business model implications. Topics covered include distributed generation, distributed storage, vehicle-to-grid integration, demand-side management, microgrids, virtual power plants, networking, and distributed analytics. Focused strategy briefs offer strategic guidance for clients to make educated and informed decisions about the evolving DER landscape.

Topics Covered:

  • DER Aggregation Strategies
  • Applications
  • Utility Integration Strategies
  • Vendor Ecosystem
  • Business Models
  • Strategy Case Studies
  • Distributed Generation
  • Energy Storage
  • Demand-Side Management
  • Electric Vehicles
  • DER IT Solutions
  • DER Networking & Communications

Service Components:

  • More than 6 DER Strategies research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published DER Strategies research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on DER Strategies topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Communications Technologies for DER Integration
  • 1Q18 - Transactive Energy
  • 1Q18 - Off-Grid DER
  • 2Q18 - DER Opportunities in China
  • 2Q18 - DER Self-Consumption Enabling Technologies
  • 3Q18 - Australia: Capitalizing on Integrated DER
  • 3Q18 - C&I Integrated DER Global Market Assessment
  • 3Q18 - DER for Smart Cities
  • 3Q18 - Emerging Integrated DER Software Platform Needs
  • 4Q18 - Integrated DER Aggregation Strategies

UTILITY CUSTOMER SOLUTIONS

The Utility Customer Solutions Research Service covers topics related to new customer-focused energy and non-energy solutions. Research coverage includes emerging business models for utilities and technology companies designed to meet new utility customer expectations, and leverage access to enabling technologies and the transition toward DER. The service analyzes revenue implications, solution deployment and partnership models, key customer trends, policy and regulatory factors, innovation financing strategies, and competitive landscapes across industry verticals.

Topics Covered:

  • Energy as a Service
  • Renewable Sourcing Programs
  • Utility Customer of the Future
  • DER Platform Solutions
  • Energy and Non-energy Bundling Strategies

Service Components:

  • More than 6 Utility Customer Solutions research reports published per year
  • Back catalog of all published Utility Customer Solutions research reports
  • Unlimited Analyst Inquiry access for special requests on Utility Customer Solutions topics
  • Input into Navigant Research's prioritization and scheduling of research projects

Future Reports:

(Subject to Change)

  • 1Q18 - Solutions for the Residential Utility Customers of the Future
  • 2Q18 - Corporate Large-Scale Offsite Renewable Energy Procurement Solutions
  • 3Q18 - Emerging Integrated DER Software Platform Needs
  • 3Q18 - Navigant Research Leaderboard: Energy as a Service Solution Providers
  • 3Q18 - Solutions for the C&I Utility Customers of the Future
  • 4Q18 - Network Orchestrator Revenue Models
Back to Top