Market Research Report
Direct Current Distribution Networks: Grid-Tied and Remote Power Applications, Leading Vendors, Global Capacity, and Revenue Forecasts
|Direct Current Distribution Networks: Grid-Tied and Remote Power Applications, Leading Vendors, Global Capacity, and Revenue Forecasts|
Published: December 17, 2021
Guidehouse Insights (formerly Navigant Research)
Content info: 57 Pages; 47 Tables, Charts & Figures
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks is not a single cohesive market. Rather, it encompasses several disparate opportunities that revolve around different market assumptions, dynamics, and drivers. The core challenge facing DC distribution networks lies with the need for standards and open grid architectures.
The loads served by alternating current (AC) power grids are often DC due to the proliferation of plug loads, computers, mobile devices, and LED lighting. Given the enormous political and policy support for DC power sources such as solar PV and batteries, making such a shift would be logical if the world's infrastructure were starting over from scratch. In reality, that is not the case, hence the conundrum that the world faces.
This ‘Guidehouse Insights report’ looks at the following DC market segments: remote cell towers, energy access systems, commercial and residential buildings, data centers, military applications, and EV fast charging microgrids. The report also includes market sizing of overall DC fast charging loads, the largest market opportunity in the medium voltage distribution level range, which is driving wider acceptance of DC distribution and technologies. The report also takes a broad view of DC technologies, including high voltage DC transmission and low voltage Power over Ethernet (PoE). The report also reviews market traction according to voltage level spending on a comparative basis.