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Smart Grid Networking and Communications Technologies Spending is Expected to Total Nearly $30 Billion over the Next 10 Years

November 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Maintenance

BOULDER, Colo.—A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for smart grid networking and communications technology, including global market forecasts for shipments, average selling prices, and revenue through 2023. “Whereas the focus…

Smart Cities are Driving Change Across the Energy Sector, According to Navigant Research

October 17, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy, Smart Cities

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2014 — A new white paper from Navigant Research examines the critical issues facing cities and utilities as they develop energy…

Worldwide Shipments of Smart Meters Are Expected to Peak at 116 Million Units Annually in 2023

September 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

In North America, after 5 years of numerous U.S. smart meter deployments backed by federal stimulus money, the frenzy of new smart meter deployments is…

Transportation Forecast: Global Fuel Consumption

July 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Reducing the transportation sector’s dependence on oil has long been a policy goal of governments globally. The sector’s overwhelming dependence on the resource results in major costs that affect energy security, environmental security, and economic stability…

Smart Cities Report Details Projects and Vision

July 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

City leaders all over the world have embraced the smart city concept with enthusiasm. They are heralding innovative projects and laying out a vision for how cities can use technology to meet sustainability goals, boost local economies, and improve services.…

Smart Street Lighting

June 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Falling prices for light-emitting diode (LED) street lights have spurred a global transition from older lamp technologies to the newer, more efficient, and more controllable lamp technology. Prices for LED street lighting have come down to the point where…

Smart Street Lighting for Smart Cities

Many cities have begun replacing their high-pressure sodium street lights with LEDs.  While the motivation for these replacements typically focuses on cost and energy savings from improved efficiency and longer lamp lifetimes, a growing number of cities are…

Remote Sensing Will Play an Increasingly Important Role in the Wind Power Market

August 25, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid.…

Smart Grid Industrial Control Systems Continue to Face Funding Challenges

April 4, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

Discussions of security for smart grid industrial control systems (ICS) among utilities, vendors, systems integrators, and public regulators have become more common in recent years, and utilities as a group appear to be better informed of cyber risks to their…