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The Global Microgrids (MGs) and Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) Market

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The Global Microgrids (MGs) and Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) Market
Published: March 19, 2015 Content info: 76 Pages
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Challenges and Promises in Decentralizing the Grid and Morphing Business Models

An MG is an energy system consisting of a group of interconnected loads, distributed energy resources, consumers, and optional storage that acts as a single controllable entity with respect to the grid. A VPP is a virtual network that is dependent on software systems to connect remotely and automate dispatch of power generation. The fine line that differentiates MGs and VPPs is discussed in this deliverable, with a detailed analysis from a utility standpoint. Also discussed are the opportunities, threats, value chain analysis, hot geographic regions, and the network of market participants.

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Product Code: 9AAE-00-07-00-00

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Executive Summary (continued)
  • 3. CEO's Perspective

MG Overview

  • 1. MG Overview
  • 2. Snapshot of an MG
  • 3. Importance of MGs
  • 4. Types of MGs and Market Segments
  • 5. The Defining Elements of an MG
  • 6. MG Applications
  • 7. Key Considerations for MG Development

VPP Overview

  • 1. Definition of a Virtual Power Plant
  • 2. Conceptualizing a VPP
  • 3. Types of VPP
  • 4. Types of VPP (continued)

MG and VPP Correlation

  • 1. Difference Between MGs and VPPs
  • 2. Smart MG Management
  • 3. Combination of Concepts-Smart Grids, MGs, and VPP

MGs and VPPs in Utilities-Opportunities vs. Threats

  • 1. VPPs and MGs-Impact on Centralised Utilities
  • 2. VPPs and MGs-Impact on Centralised Utilities (continued)
  • 3. Can Utilities Support MGs and VPPs?
  • 4. Can Utilities Support MGs and VPPs? (continued)

Key Stakeholders

  • 1. MG Value Chain and Key Participants
  • 2. VPP Value Chain
  • 3. Key Company Profiles
  • 4. Key Company Profiles (continued)
  • 5. Key Company Profiles (continued)
  • 6. Key Company Profiles (continued)
  • 7. Competitive Environment

Regional Trends

  • 1. VPP and MG Hot Spots
  • 2. VPP and MG Hot Spots-Europe
  • 3. VPP and MG Hot Spots-Europe (continued)
  • 4. VPP and MG Hot Spots-Europe (continued)
  • 5. VPP and MG Hot Spots-North America
  • 6. VPP and MG Hot Spots-North America (continued)
  • 7. VPP and MG Hot Spots-Japan and Rest of APAC
  • 8. VPP and MG Hot Spots-Japan and Rest of APAC (continued)
  • 9. VPP and MG Hot Spots-India
  • 10. VPP and MG Hot Spots-China

MG Business Models

  • 1. MG Business Models
  • 2. MG Business Models Explained

VPP Business Models

  • 1. VPP Business Models Based on Ownership
  • 2. VPP Business Models Based on Ownership (continued)
  • 3. VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment
  • 4. VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)
  • 5. VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)
  • 6. VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)
  • 7. VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)
  • 8. Function of VPP for Key Stakeholders

Future of MGs and VPPs

  • 1. Future Trends
  • 2. Future Trends (continued)
  • 3. Future Trends (continued)
  • 4. Future Trends (continued)
  • 5. Future Trends (continued)

Conclusion

  • 1. Conclusions
  • 2. Legal Disclaimer

The Frost & Sullivan Story

  • 1. The Frost & Sullivan Story
  • 2. Value Proposition-Future of Your Company & Career
  • 3. Global Perspective
  • 4. Industry Convergence
  • 5. 360° Research Perspective
  • 6. Implementation Excellence
  • 7. Our Blue Ocean Strategy
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