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The Networked Grid 150: The End-to-End Smart Grid Vendor Ecosystem Report and Rankings

What does 2012 hold for the smart grid market? With global utilities on the precipice of large-scale smart grid technology deployment, vendors are proliferating and evolving to meet the requirements of their utility clients. As a result, utilities are flooded by solutions providers vying for their business and are now approaching a series of strategic crossroads that will set the course of their smart grid roadmaps.

As utilities and vendors alike make a flight toward quality in 2012, GTM Research is publishing the The Networked Grid 150 report, the industry's compendium of leading players, vendor rankings, competitive positioning and market forecasts for each smart grid segment.

Figure: The Networked Grid 150 Vendor Taxonomy: Leading Players by Market Segment

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With this report, GTM Research is examining the ocean of vendors competing today in the smart grid space, with an emphasis on the two largest “first mover” markets of North America and Europe.

The report includes profiles and analysis on the top 150 vendors that are both the market's most influential and most promising based on market presence, integrated strategy, customer portfolio, recent financial developments, and, primarily, their core technology offerings.

Figure: The Networked Grid 150 in Images

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Report Methodology

Vendors included in the report have been selected based on a number of criteria, leading us to believe that they qualify for inclusion in the top 150. Factors include, but are not limited to:

  • The company’s potential for success, judging by how well its current and planned technology offerings are aligned with the trends and needs of the market. 
  • Financial developments such as revenue growth, key acquisitions, and available/recent injections of capital. 
  • Degree of establishment within the smart grid market, in terms of both existing and potential contract portfolio, as well as key partnerships.
  • Activity and presence in the smart grid market and the media. 
  • Developments within the past year have been given specific attention, but earlier developments have also been taken into account, as well.

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Report Author

David Leeds directs the smart grid research practice at GTM.  Mr. Leeds has guest lectured on the subject at MIT, Stanford, and The Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania). He has been quoted as an expert by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post; his perspective pieces have appeared in a variety of publications including BusinessWeek, Power Magazine and Fortune.  He is the author of the groundbreaking report “The Smart Grid in 2010,” which has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

An avid world-traveler, David has come into contact with many of our most pressing environmental and social challenges. His research, focused on the convergence of IT, telecom and energy networks, leads him to believe that a smarter future is possible if we can reinvent our collective relationship with energy. Mr. Leeds completed his degree in international business and finance at Trinity College at Oxford (U.K.) and the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He lives and works in New York City.

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value added elements

  • In-depth profiles of the 'Top 150' smart grid companies by market segment.
  • Analyst notes for each company profiled with strategic insight into company positioning.
  • Rankings: 'Top 10' smart grid companies active in the market.
  • Rankings: 'Top 10' smart grid companies to watch.
  • Cumulative smart grid market forecasts for U.S. and Europe.
  • U.S. market forecasts for Meter Data Management (MDM), Home Area Networks (HAN) and Utility Enterprise Systems.

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