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Unitd States Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2017-2027)

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Unitd States Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2017-2027)
Published: October 31, 2017 Content info: 73 Pages plus Dataset

The United States has one of the most mature smart grid infrastructure markets in the world. Still, as of January 2017, only half of the US residential meter market is equipped with two-way communicating advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), leaving ample room for further growth. Beyond AMI, distribution automation (DA) presents the largest market opportunity in the US over the next decade.

The US experienced a jump in smart grid infrastructure investment at the start of the current decade. As part of the federal government's broader economic stimulus efforts after the financial crisis, the Smart Grid Investment Grant program (SGIG) led to nearly $8 billion in smart grid build out from 2010 to 2015, over half of which was directed to AMI deployments. Several US states have also begun issuing requests for smart grid investment plans from investor-owned utilities (IOUs). With each state determining its own regulations, there is a wide variance of smart grid deployment progress across the country. Several of the country's largest IOUs have completed full AMI deployments, including Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric, Florida Power & Light, Oncor, and Georgia Power. Other utilities and other market segments have significant room for further growth.

US-based vendors have a strong foothold in their home market. These include leading US-based metering and communications vendors such as Aclara (which acquired GE's metering assets and Tollgrade's grid assets), Cisco, Honeywell (through acquired German metering vendor Elster), Itron, Sensus, Silver Spring Networks, Trilliant and others. Other US vendors such as Eaton, GE, Oracle, S&C and SEL dominate other smart grid market segments. The leading smart grid vendors from abroad have also staked a claim in the US market, including Swiss-based Landis+Gyr as well as grid vendors ABB, Schneider and Siemens, among others.

Key questions answered in this study:

  • How large will the US smart grid market be over the next decade?
  • Which utilities present the largest remaining opportunities in the US market?
  • Where will the next major smart meter rollouts occur?
  • How will the convergence of DA and AMI communications impact the smart grid market?
  • What is the market share of US-based and international vendors in the US market?
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • i. Executive summary

1. US smart grid background

  • 1.1. Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG)
  • 1.2. Distribution automation market <>2. Market forecast

3. Top remaining AMI opportunities

  • 3.1. PSEG
  • 3.2. Dominion Power
  • 3.3. Niagara Mohawk
  • 3.4. Duke Energy Florida
  • 3.5. LADWP
  • 3.6. Xcel Energy (MN)
  • 3.7. Eversource (CT)
  • 3.8. Ameren (MO)
  • 3.9. Eversource (MA)
  • 3.10. Puget Sound Energy <>4. Awarded deployments

5. Vendor activity

  • 5.1. US-based vendors
  • 5.2. International vendors

6. Appendix

  • 6.1. List of companies
  • 7.2. List of acronyms and abbreviations

List of Figures and Tables

  • US smart grid: key takeaways
  • Total US residential meters
  • Near-term AMI deployments (awarded and planned)
  • Upcoming US AMI deployments
  • Planned AMI rollouts
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #1-30
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #1-30
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #31-60
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #31-60
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #61-90
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #61-90
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #91-120
  • Top US utilities (by residential meters) #91-120
  • Largest US municipal utilities
  • Largest US co-op utilities
  • Current AMI market share (meter hardware)
  • Current DA-AMI communications market share
  • Figure 1.1: US residential meters (end of 2016)
  • Figure 1.2: US residential meters by year
  • Figure 1.3: AMI % penetration by state
  • Figure 1.4: SGIG investment 2008-2015
  • Figure 1.5: Overall annual US smart grid investment
  • Figure 1.6: SGIG program DA investment and deployment
  • Table 1.1: SGIG transmission projects
  • Figure 1.7: SGIG program customer service investment and deployment
  • Figure 1.8: DA-AMI convergence
  • Figure 1.9: DA/AMI communications network
  • Table 1.2: DA market acquisitions
  • Figure 2.1: AMI penetration rate
  • Figure 2.2: Annual AMI deployments by utility type
  • Figure 2.3: Smart grid market forecast by segment in US (cumulative)
  • Table 2.1: US smart grid forecast data
  • Figure 2.4: AMI market forecast by segment in US (cumulative)
  • Table 2.2: US AMI forecast data
  • Figure 3.1: Top 10 remaining US AMI opportunities
  • Figure 3.2: Top 10 remaining US AMI opportunities
  • Table 3.1: Top 10 remaining US AMI opportunities
  • Table 3.2: PSEG key stats
  • Table 3.3: Dominion key stats
  • Table 3.4: Niagara Mohawk key stats
  • Table 3.5: Duke Energy Florida key stats
  • Table 3.6: LADWP key stats
  • Table 3.7: Xcel (MN) key stats
  • Table 3.8: Eversource (CT) key stats
  • Table 3.9: Ameren Missouri key stats
  • Table 3.10: Eversource (MA) key stats
  • Table 3.11: PSE key stats
  • Table 4.1: Major planned/awarded deployments
  • Table 5.1: US-based vendors
  • Table 5.2: International vendors
  • Figure 5.1: Current AMI market share (meter hardware)
  • Figure 5.2: Market share of recent AMI awards (meter hardware)
  • Figure 5.3: Current DA market share
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