The Global Microgrids (MGs) and Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) Market

The Global Microgrids (MGs) and Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) Market

Challenges and Promises in Decentralizing the Grid and Morphing Business Models

RELEASE DATE
19-Mar-2015
REGION
Global
Research Code: 9AAE-00-07-00-00
SKU: EG00043-GL-MR_00538

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Description

An MG is an energy system consisting of a group of interconnected loads, distributed energy resources, consumers, and optional storage that acts as a single controllable entity with respect to the grid. A VPP is a virtual network that is dependent on software systems to connect remotely and automate dispatch of power generation. The fine line that differentiates MGs and VPPs is discussed in this deliverable, with a detailed analysis from a utility standpoint. Also discussed are the opportunities, threats, value chain analysis, hot geographic regions, and the network of market participants.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Executive Summary (continued)

CEO’s Perspective

MG Overview

Snapshot of an MG

Importance of MGs

Types of MGs and Market Segments

The Defining Elements of an MG

MG Applications

Key Considerations for MG Development

Definition of a Virtual Power Plant

Conceptualizing a VPP

Types of VPP

Types of VPP (continued)

Difference Between MGs and VPPs

Smart MG Management

Combination of Concepts—Smart Grids, MGs, and VPP

VPPs and MGs—Impact on Centralised Utilities

VPPs and MGs—Impact on Centralised Utilities (continued)

Can Utilities Support MGs and VPPs?

Can Utilities Support MGs and VPPs? (continued)

MG Value Chain and Key Participants

VPP Value Chain

Key Company Profiles

Key Company Profiles (continued)

Key Company Profiles (continued)

Key Company Profiles (continued)

Competitive Environment

VPP and MG Hot Spots

VPP and MG Hot Spots—Europe

VPP and MG Hot Spots—Europe (continued)

VPP and MG Hot Spots—Europe (continued)

VPP and MG Hot Spots—North America

VPP and MG Hot Spots—North America (continued)

VPP and MG Hot Spots—Japan and Rest of APAC

VPP and MG Hot Spots—Japan and Rest of APAC (continued)

VPP and MG Hot Spots—India

VPP and MG Hot Spots—China

MG Business Models

MG Business Models Explained

VPP Business Models Based on Ownership

VPP Business Models Based on Ownership (continued)

VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment

VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)

VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)

VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)

VPP Business Models Based on Market Segment (continued)

Function of VPP for Key Stakeholders

Future Trends

Future Trends (continued)

Future Trends (continued)

Future Trends (continued)

Future Trends (continued)

Conclusions

Legal Disclaimer

The Frost & Sullivan Story

Value Proposition—Future of Your Company & Career

Global Perspective

Industry Convergence

360º Research Perspective

Implementation Excellence

Our Blue Ocean Strategy

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An MG is an energy system consisting of a group of interconnected loads, distributed energy resources, consumers, and optional storage that acts as a single controllable entity with respect to the grid. A VPP is a virtual network that is dependent on software systems to connect remotely and automate dispatch of power generation. The fine line that differentiates MGs and VPPs is discussed in this deliverable, with a detailed analysis from a utility standpoint. Also discussed are the opportunities, threats, value chain analysis, hot geographic regions, and the network of market participants.
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Author Neha Vikash
Industries Energy
WIP Number 9AAE-00-07-00-00
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