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Smart Cities Internet of Things Use Case Analysis: Smart Electricity Metering Solutions in China

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Smart Cities Internet of Things Use Case Analysis: Smart Electricity Metering Solutions in China
Published: January 16, 2019 Content info: 10 Pages

This Market Perspective explores the development drivers, benefits, and challenges of smart electricity metering solutions in China and cites some promotion and regulation policies. Smart grid and smart electricity metering systems keep evolving with technology development, regulatory environment changes, and power demand growth. Technical suppliers need to develop tailored solutions addressing utility companies' key concerns in technology and management, optimize the solutions according to regulatory policy requirements, and adopt new technology to enhance the interaction between users and utility companies. "As the massive deployment of smart electricity metering solutions in China is almost complete, most investments are turning to systems upgrades," says Richard Lu, research manager of internet of things, IDC China. "To accelerate project implementation, technology suppliers need to partner with the systems vendors of utility companies and focus on emerging technologies and security solutions," he adds.

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Product Code: CHE44585218

Executive Snapshot

New Market Developments and Dynamics

  • Definitions
    • Electricity Meter
    • Smart Electricity Meter
    • Smart Electricity Metering Solution
  • Background and Drivers
    • Working Plan of Saving Energy and Reducing Emission for the 13th Five-Year Plan
    • Draft of Cybersecurity Classified Protection Regulation
    • Guidance Suggestions on Enhancing Electricity Industry Cybersecurity Work
    • Guidance Suggestions on Promoting Internet and Smart Energy Development
    • Electricity Distribution Grid Upgrade Action Plan (2015-2020)
    • Strategic Emerging Industry Development Planning of the 13th Five-Year Plan
  • Ecosystem Players
    • Meter Vendor
    • Security Chip Vendor
    • Meter Certification Body
    • Metering System Vendor
    • Provincial Utility
  • Benefits of Smart Metering Solutions
    • Utilities
      • Revenue Protection
      • Faster Metering Process
      • Billing Accuracy Increase
      • Bill Payment User Experience Improvement
      • Accurate Line Loss Monitoring
      • Asset Predictive Maintenance
      • Precise Power Supply Planning
      • Data Asset Accumulation
      • Cooperate Social Responsibilities
    • User
      • Shorter Fault Recover Time
      • More Convenient Bill Payment
      • Complete Power Consumption Data
      • Lower Electricity Expenditure
    • Government
      • More Precise Economic Data
      • Data Support for National Big Data Strategy
      • Better Regulation on Prohibited Industries
      • Reduced Carbon Emission

Advice for the Technology Supplier

  • Focus on Emerging Technologies and Security Solutions
    • 5G and AI
    • Data Desensitization
  • Partnership with Utility Companies' System Vendors
    • Advantages of Utility Companies' System Vendors
    • Advantages of Technology Suppliers
    • Develop Solutions for Specific Use Cases

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