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  1. 17 May 2012  |  Europe  |  Megatrends

    Smart Grids in Europe - Identification of Key Growth Opportunities

    Demand for High Quality Power, and Increasing Focus on Energy Efficiency is Driving the Market

    The past 2-3 years have witnessed an increasing interest in smart grids and smart energy. Smart meters are considered to be the first step towards smart grid implementation. The smart meter rollout in Europe is well underway, boosted by the European Union legislation to achieve 80 percent coverage by 2020. Sweden and Italy had full scale penetratio...

  2. 29 Mar 2012  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    Utility Strategies for Smart Grids in Europe

    European Utilities Gearing up for Major Efficiency Drive through Smart Technology

    The majority of European energy utilities have made considerable amount of progress towards smart grid implementation, especially in the areas of automated meter infrastructure (AMI) and demand side management. Approximately 35 per cent of utilities companies do not know when a return on investment will be achieved from their programs, whereas 29 p...

  3. This issue of Vital Signs, released on March 26, 2012, provides a strategic insight on critical tools and mechanisms that accelerate knowledge discoveries along the translational cancer research continuum. Additionally, a company spotlight is provided for SoloHealth. While self-service healthcare is by no means new, with blood pressure kiosks be...

  4. 17 Nov 2011  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Evaluating the Impact of Smart Grid Implementation on the Connected Home Market


    The need to connect the devices in the home to the smart grid in order to increase control of those devices and improve energy efficiency are driving a merge between home technologies and smart grid deployment. This study evaluates the factors impacting such trend as well the benefits and barriers the industry is facing. An overview of related tech...

  5. 20 Sep 2011  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Integration of Intelligent Buildings with the Smart Grid


    Market pressures to improve energy efficiency are driving a merge between building technologies and information and communication technologies to develop intelligent buildings and smart grids. This study evaluates the factors impacting such trend and the benefits for an integrated network of energy consumers (buildings) with power suppliers (utilit...

  6. Awareness of smart grid technology is low to moderate, yet awareness likely does not stem from electric utility companies. Consistent with the previous years results, nearly 40 percent of residential energy consumers are aware of smart grid technology. However, only very few respondents are aware of any efforts by electric utility companies to int...

  7. 30 Jun 2011  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    European Smart Grid Market: Automation Opportunities

    Demand Response Leading to Energy Efficiency Initiatives

    The key objective of this research service is to provide an analysis of the key trends in the European smart grid market from 2007 to 2017: to identify the opportunities for automation solution providers prevalent through investments in implementing smart grids; to determine the implications of adopting smart grids demand response strategies; to id...

  8. 07 Jan 2011  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Automation Opps in Stimulus Funding: United States Smart Grid Automation Opportunities


    This research covers the implications of smart grid on the manufacturing industry and how demand response is leading to energy efficiency initiatives. While the research will include the competitive dynamics, it will also highlight the influence of smart grid initiatives towards potentially changing the manufacturing operations and the control syst...

  9. 24 Nov 2010  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    Emerging Opportunities in Central and Eastern European Smart Grid Markets


    The CEE smart grid market is relatively small and under-developed compared to Western Europe and North America. However, significant growth opportunities exist. This Market Insight looks at the outlook for the market and the initial indicators of growth and projects achieved so far.

  10. 26 Mar 2010  |  North America  |  Customer Research

    U.S. Smart Grid Market -- A Customer Perspective on Demand Response


    To increase the utilization of the current electrical distribution grid, utilities are promoting demand response programs that offer customers financial incentive to shift some demand to off-peak times. This would increase the amount of electricity that the existing grid can carry and reduce the need to expand the grid. The financial incentive co...