23. February 2015 · Comments Off on Large-scale smart grid pilots launching in India · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

With electricity theft costs at well over $16 billion a year, India is looking to smart grid technology for help. A report by Northeast Group, LLC forecasted spending on smart grid infrastructure in the country at $21.6 billion between 2015 and 2025 — on top of the billions that the Indian government has already spent. In November 2014, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced an additional $4 billion in smart metering funding.

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01. January 2015 · Comments Off on Where smart grid investment is headed in 2015 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Northeast Group, LLC has released the findings of its Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2015 report. The annual report’s findings show which markets are most likely to invest in smart grid technology in the coming year.

Since the report’s inception, investments in smart grid technology have been mainly in developed countries, particularly in North America, Western Europe and East Asia. In fact, countries in these three markets make up 88 percent of all installed smart meters.

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24. December 2014 · Comments Off on Where smart grid investment is headed in 2015 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Northeast Group, LLC has released the findings of its Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2015 report. The annual report’s findings show which markets are most likely to invest in smart grid technology in the coming year.

Since the report’s inception, investments in smart grid technology have been mainly in developed countries, particularly in North America, Western Europe and East Asia. In fact, countries in these three markets make up 88 percent of all installed smart meters.

via Where smart grid investment is headed in 2015.

17. September 2014 · Comments Off on Eurasian Countries To Invest $18.3bn Over Next Decade on Electric Grid Smart Infrastructure · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization — or smart grid — over the next decade, according to a new report from Northeast Group, LLC. The region has strong drivers for smart grid investment, a number of experienced vendors and significant funding available from multilateral lending organizations. Near-term growth will be focused in Central Asian countries currently battling high electricity losses, and larger countries such as Russia are expected to develop in the medium term.

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15. August 2014 · Comments Off on New transmission and distribution infrastructure needs $2 trillion by 2024 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Over the next decade, an investment of between $140.2 billion and $170.5 billion per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure will be needed worldwide to keep pace with growth in electricity demand, while an additional $8 billion to $27.3 billion will be invested annually in smart grid infrastructure to improve the efficiency and reliability of T&D grids, according to Northeast Group, LLC.

via New transmission and distribution infrastructure needs $2 trillion by 2024 – FierceSmartGrid.