07. April 2015 · Comments Off on IDC: Smart Building Spending to Grow to $17.4 Billion · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

An increasing number of case studies are emerging to demonstrate the business case and benefits associated with developing smart buildings. According to a new IDC Energy Insights report, leading organizations around the world are encouraged to evaluate their current smart building status and to implement short to medium term plans to capture those benefits. In fact, the new report, Business Strategy: Global Smart Building Technology Spending 2015–2019 Forecast (Doc #EI254932), forecasts smart building technology spending to grow from $6.3 billion in 2014 to $17.4 billion in 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.6%. The most aggressive adoption will be in Asia/Pacific, North America, and Western Europe.

via IDC: Smart Building Spending to Grow to $17.4 Billion – M2M Magazine.

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.

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02. September 2013 · Comments Off on The next big smart grid markets · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart grid activity has so far been focused primarily in North America, Western Europe and East Asia. These markets represent more than 95% of the current installed base of smart meters. But many countries in the rest of the world are positioning themselves to quickly catch up. The 35 countries in this study have all begun to explore smart grid deployments and in many cases have advanced regulatory frameworks and extensive pilot projects in place.

via Smart Grid: The next big smart grid markets.

02. October 2012 · Comments Off on Nine Out of Ten European Meters Will be Smart by 2020 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

A number of smart meter deployments are expected to transform the continental Europe electric industry as well as driving technological innovation. According to Pike Research more than 237 million smart meters will be deployed in Europe by 2020 after which nearly 90 percent of the power meters in Western Europe will be smart.

Research director Eric Woods says deployment of smart meters across Europe “will be steady over the next 10 years, with the most intensive activity between 2015 and 2019.

via Nine Out of Ten European Meters Will be Smart by 2020.