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Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

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Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

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Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

 

Summary

GlobalData's latest research "Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020" provides in-depth analysis of smart grid-related developments in Europe. The report covers various aspects of smart grids and related technologies, as well as providing details of market sizing, outlook and competitive landscape analysis. At the outset, the report discusses the investment scenario for smart grids and the related technologies in Europe, taking into consideration the nations actively involved in rolling out smart grid technologies. The report then goes into further detail on the European markets for smart meters, demand response, electric vehicles, distributed generation and energy storage. The report proceeds to explain the smart grid industry's dynamics in Europe, identifying the key market drivers, standards, policies and technology trends, as well as the key development trends in the European Union (EU) and non-EU nations enabling smart grid development in Europe. The report also provides an outlook on the emergence of smart cities, a super smart grid, microgrids and various other technologies in Europe.

 

Scope

- Detailed analysis of the European markets for smart meters, electric vehicles (EVs), demand response (DR), distributed generation and energy storage technologies.

- Details of the annualized installed base of smart meters until 2020.

- Details of the annualized market revenues from Smart meters until 2020.

- Details of the annualized installed base of electric vehicles for the period 2011-2020.

- Details of the annualized market revenues for electric vehicles for the period 2011-2020.

- Details of the annualized capacity under management of demand response for the period 2011-2020.

- Details of the annualized market revenues for demand response for the period 2011-2020.

- Analysis of key industry metrics, such as growth drivers and restraints.

- Competitive scenario analysis of key smart grid technologies, with profiles of companies such as Siemens AG, Landis+Gyr AG, Nissan, Mitsubishi, EnerNoc, Itron, Oracle, Cable & Wireless and ABB Ltd.

- Details of the regulatory framework of policies and standards governing the market.

 

Reasons to buy

- Identify the high-growth markets in the European smart grid arena.

- Facilitate strategic decision making in smart grid sectors.

- Decide upon market penetration and expansion plans in smart grid-related markets.

- Identify and capitalize on key industry trends.

- Do deals with a strong understanding of historic investment scenarios.

- Gain competitive knowledge of the European smart grid industry.

- Chalk out action plans for smart grid rollouts.

 

Keywords

smart grid, competitive landscape, advanced metering infrastructure, electric vehicle, electric vehicle infrastructure, charging stations, gas insulated substations, network communication, wireless communication, powerline communication, high voltage direct current, software application, cyber security, network monitoring and control, synchrophasor, remote terminal units

 

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 4

1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Introduction 6

2.1 European Electricity Grid - An Overview 6

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 7

3 Investment Scenario Analysis of European Smart Grid and its Enabling Technologies 8

3.1 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Government Funding Scenario, 2011 8

3.1.1 Smart Grids ERA-Net (2008-2012) 8

3.1.2 Seventh Framework Program (FP7) 8

3.1.3 Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Program (CIP) (2007-2013) 8

3.1.4 European Investment Bank (EIB) 8

3.1.5 European Energy Program for Recovery (EEPR) 9

3.1.6 Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E) 9

3.1.7 NER 300 9

3.1.8 Government funding in the UK 9

3.1.9 Government Funding in Germany 10

3.1.10 Government Funding in France 10

3.2 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Major Financial Deals, 2011 11

3.3 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Comparison Between Public Sector Funding and Private Sector Funding, 2011 14

3.3.1 Public Sector Funding 14

3.3.2 Private Sector Funding 14

4 Analysis of European Market for Smart Grids and Enabling Technologies 16

4.1 Demand Response Market, Europe, 2011-2020 16

4.1.1 Demand Response Market, Europe, Capacity Under Management, (MW), 2011-2020 17

4.1.2 Demand Response Market, Europe, Revenue, ($m), 2011-2020 17

4.2 Smart Meter Market, Europe, 2011-2020 19

4.2.1 Smart Meter Market, the UK, 2011-2020 19

4.2.2 Smart Meter Market, France, 2011-2020 23

4.3 Smart Meter Market, Spain, 2011-2020 24

4.3.1 Smart Meter Market, Spain, Annual Volume, 2011-2020 24

4.3.2 Smart Meter Market, Spain, Annual Revenue, ($m), 2011-2020 26

4.3.3 Smart Meter Market, Spain, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 27

4.4 Electric Vehicles Market, Europe, 2011-2020 28

4.4.1 Electric Vehicles Market, the UK, 2011-2020 29

4.4.2 Electric Vehicles Market, Germany, 2011-2020 33

4.4.3 Electric Vehicles Market, France, 2011-2020 37

4.4.4 Electric Vehicles Market, Ireland, 2011-2020 41

4.5 Distributed Generation Market, Europe, 2011-2020 45

4.6 Energy Storage Market, Europe, 2011-2020 47

4.6.1 Pumped Hydro Storage (PHS) 48

4.6.2 Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) 48

4.6.3 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 48

4.6.4 Flywheels 48

4.6.5 Supercapacitors 48

4.6.6 Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) 49

4.6.7 Conventional and Advanced Batteries 49

5 Analysis of European Smart Grid Industry 50

5.1 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Present Scenario, 2011 50

5.2 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Research and Development Trends, 2011 51

5.2.1 Smart Grid Development Trends in the European Union and Non-European Union Nations 52

5.3 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Key Market Drivers, 2011 54

5.3.1 Growth in Renewable Energy Generation 54

5.3.2 Interlinking of regional grids 57

5.3.3 Rising Demand for Electricity 59

5.3.4 Reduction of Green House Gases (GHG) 61

5.4 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Key Market Barriers 62

5.4.1 Lack of Consumer Confidence in Smart Grid System 62

5.4.2 Cyber Security Concern 62

5.5 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Transmission Technology Trends and Roadmap in Europe, 2011 63

5.5.1 High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 63

5.5.2 Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems (FACTS) 64

5.5.3 High Temperature Conductors (HTC) 64

5.5.4 High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) 64

5.5.5 Long Term Evolution (LTE) 64

5.5.6 Automated Meter Reading (AMR) and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) 65

5.5.7 Synchrophasors 65

5.5.8 Electric Vehicles 65

5.6 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Virtual Power Plants, 2011 66

6 Standards and Policies for a Smart Grid in Europe 68

6.1.1 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Key Standards, 2011 68

6.1.2 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Key Plans and Policies, 2011 69

7 Outlook for a Smart Grid in Europe 71

7.1 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Emergence of Smart Cities 71

7.1.2 Outlook 73

7.2 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Growth of Software Applications and Smart Grid Managed Services for Power Utilities 75

7.2.1 Growth of Software systems for Power Utilities 75

7.2.2 Growth of smart grid managed services for power utilities 75

7.3 Impact of Networked Communication in Power Distribution 76

7.4 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Construction of Super Smart Grids 77

7.5 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Microgrid 79

7.5.1 Microgrid in Europe, current scenario 79

7.5.2 Outlook 80

7.6 Smart Grid Market, Europe, Cloud Computing as Enabler of Smart Grid 80

8 European Smart Grid Market- Competitive Landscape 82

8.1 Key Vendors by Leading Technologies 82

8.1.1 Electric Vehicles 82

8.1.2 Smart Meters 83

8.1.3 Demand Response 83

8.1.4 Transmission and Distribution 84

8.1.5 Information Technology (IT) 84

8.1.6 Telecommunications 85

9 Appendix 86

9.1 Market Definition 86

9.2 Abbreviations 87

9.3 Methodology 90

9.3.1 Coverage 90

9.3.2 Secondary Research 90

9.3.3 Primary Research 90

9.3.4 Modeling and Forecasting 91

9.4 Contact Us 91

9.5 Disclaimer 91

 

List of Tables

Table 1: Electricity Grid, Europe, Electricity Grid Drivers Towards 2020 6

Table 2: Smart Grid Market, Europe, Number of Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011 11

Table 3: Smart Grid Market, Europe, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011 13

Table 4: Smart Grid Market, Europe, Venture Capital Financing, 2011 14

Table 5: Demand Response Market, Europe, Ranking of Key Countries in Demand Response Market, 2011 16

Table 6: Demand Response Market, Europe, Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 18

Table 7: Smart Meter Market, the UK, Annual Deployments, Million Units, 2010-2020 20

Table 8: Smart Meter Market, the UK, Annual Revenues ($m), 2010-2020 21

Table 9: Smart Meter Market, the UK, Average Price ($), 2010-2020 22

Table 10: Smart Meter Market, France, Cumulative Deployment (Million Units), 2010-2018 23

Table 11: Smart Meter Deployment by the Percentage of Total Meters and the Year of Achievement 24

Table 12: Smart Meter Market, Spain, Annual Deployments (Million Units), 2009-2018 25

Table 13: Smart Meter Market, Spain, Annual Revenues ($m), 2009-2018 26

Table 14: Smart Meter Market, Spain, Average Price ($),2009-2018 27

Table 15: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 30

Table 16: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Annual Revenue, ($m), 2011-2020 31

Table 17: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 32

Table 18: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 34

Table 19: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany. Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 35

Table 20: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 36

Table 21: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 38

Table 22: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 39

Table 23: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Average Price, ($), 2011-2020 40

Table 24: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Annual Volume, Units, 2011-2020 42

Table 25: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 43

Table 26: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 44

Table 27: Distributed Generation Market, Europe, Fund Allocated to Strategic Projects of FP5 ($m), 1998-2002 45

Table 28: Distributed Generation Market, Europe, Key Smart Grid-ERA Net Projects 47

Table 29: Renewable Energy Support Policies in Europe, 2011 55

Table 30: Renewable Energy Incentives and Public Financing in European Countries 56

Table 31: Power Market, Europe, Increase in Electricity Generation, TWh, 2005-2011 59

Table 32: Power Market, Europe, Increase in Electricity Consumption, TWh, 2005-2011 60

Table 33: Smart Grid Market, Global, IEC Standards for Smart Grid, 2011 68

Table 34: Smart Cities Market, Sweden, Different phases of smart city project in Stockholm, 2011 72

Table 35: Smart Cities Market, Europe, Indicative Cost For Smart Cities Initiative, 2010-2020 74

Table 36: Microgrid Market, Europe, Microgrid Projects, 2010-2011 79

Table 37: Major Vendors Under Various Categories of Smart Grid, 2011 82

Table 38: List of Abbreviations 87

 

List of Figures

Figure 1: Smart Grid Market, Europe, Number of Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011 11

Figure 2: Demand Response Market, Europe, Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 17

Figure 3: Smart Meter Market, UK, Annual Deployments, Million Units, 2010-2020 19

Figure 4: Smart Meter Market, UK, Annual Revenues ($m), 2010-2020 21

Figure 5: Smart Meter Market, the UK, Average Price ($), 2010-2020 22

Figure 6: Smart Meter Market, France, Cumulative Deployment (Million Units), 2010-2018 23

Figure 7: Smart Meter Market, Spain, Annual Volume (Million Units), 2009-2018 25

Figure 8: Smart Meter Market, Spain Annual Revenues ($m), 2009-2018 26

Figure 9: Smart Meter Market, Spain, Average Price ($), 2009-2018 27

Figure 10: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 30

Figure 11: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Annual Revenue, ($m), 2011-2020 31

Figure 12: Electric Vehicle Market, the UK, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 32

Figure 13: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 33

Figure 14: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 35

Figure 15: Electric Vehicle Market, Germany, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 36

Figure 16: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Annual Volume, (Units), 2011-2020 37

Figure 17: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 39

Figure 18: Electric Vehicle Market, France, Average Price, ($), 2011-2020 40

Figure 19: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Annual Volume, Units, 2011-2020 42

Figure 20: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Annual Revenues ($m), 2011-2020 43

Figure 21: Electric Vehicle Market, Ireland, Average Price ($), 2011-2020 44

Figure 22: Smart Grid Market, Europe, Electricity Grid Initiatives at EU Level, 2004-2018 51

Figure 23: Power Market, Europe, Increase in Electricity Generation, TWh, 2005-2011 59

Figure 24: Power Market, Europe, Increase in Electricity Consumption, TWh, 2005-2011 60

Figure 25: Virtual Power Plant, Schematic Diagram 66

 

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