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The Grid Edge 100: Deployment and Opportunity at the Grid Edge

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The Grid Edge 100: Deployment and Opportunity at the Grid Edge
Published: February 4, 2016 Content info:

The growth of distributed energy resources and the evolution of energy services and revenue opportunities are driving transformation at the grid edge. In this continuously shifting landscape, reliability, resiliency and power quality remain as critical as ever. With its focus on deployments, this report highlights vendors and utilities involved in innovative projects that are changing the way electricity is generated, delivered and consumed. It describes market opportunities and barriers, categorizes vendors, and provides case studies across 8 grid edge sub-markets.

Grid Edge Case Study Snapshot

                     Source: GTM Research

This slide-based report is the third in the Grid Edge 100 series that examines the trends and companies shaping the transition to a decentralized energy system.

Markets covered include:

  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Communications
  • Demand-Side Management
  • Distribution Automation
  • Energy Storage and Fuel Cells
  • EV Integration
  • Microgrids in North America
  • Network Operations
  • Soft Grid

Author Profile:

Andrew Mulherkar, Analyst, Grid Edge.

Andrew is a Grid Analyst for GTM Research. He joins GTM Research from the online division of Greentech Media, where he marketed research and editorial content. Andrew formerly worked for Climate Corps, a corporate energy efficiency program within the Environmental Defense Fund, and the Green Project at NDN, a think tank and advocacy organization. He graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a B.A. in International Relations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. AMI
  • 3. Communications
  • 4. Demand-Side Management
  • 5. Distribution Automation
  • 6. Energy Storage and Fuel Cells
  • 7. EV Integration
  • 8. Microgrids in North America
  • 9. Network Operations
  • 10. Soft Grid
  • 11. Appendix

List of Figures

1. Introduction

  • Grid Edge Market Definitions
  • Grid Edge Market Taxonomy
  • Global Grid-Edge Market Drivers
  • Global Grid-Edge Market Barriers
  • Grid Edge Case Study Snapshot
  • The Grid Edge 100: Last-Mile Distribution Grid Vendor Taxonomy
  • The Grid Edge 100: Behind-the-Meter Vendor Taxonomy

2. AMI

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • AMI Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: CenterPoint Energy's AMI Deployment

3. Communications

  • Selected Communications Standards
  • Communications Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Duke Energy's Field Interoperability Project

4. Demand-Side Management

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • Demand-Side Management Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Salt River Project's Demand-Side Management Portfolio - Energy Efficiency
  • SRP's Energy-Efficiency Programs - 2015 Results

5. Distribution Automation

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • Distribution Automation Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Florida Power & Light's Distribution Automation Program

6. Energy Storage and Fuel Cells

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • Energy Storage Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Ergon Energy's Networked Energy Storage

7. EV Integration

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • North American EV Integration Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Los Angeles Air Force Base V2G Project

8. Microgrids in North America

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • North American Microgrid Modeling, Control and Optimization Submarket Taxonomy: Grid Edge 100 Vendors and Their Core Competencies
  • Case Study: University of California, San Diego Microgrid

9. Network Operations

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • Network Operations Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: Electric Power Board of Chattanooga's Network Operations Center

10. Soft Grid

  • Market Drivers and Barriers
  • Soft Grid Submarket Taxonomy
  • Case Study: ComEd's Customer Data Analytics

11. Appendix

  • Market Evolution Spectrum
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