NEW REPORT: HOW WILL SMART GRID TRANSFORMER TECHNOLOGIES STABILIZE AN AGING U.S. ELECTRIC GRID?
GTM Research forecasts the annual market for transformer monitoring hardware in the U.S. to grow drastically from $113 million in 2012 to more than $755 million in 2020. Utilities across the U.S. are beginning to turn to transformer technologies to improve distribution reliability and efficiency as well as customer service and operating costs. In addition, more intelligent transformers will play a key role in enabling other smart grid applications such as power quality monitoring, closed-loop volt/VAR control, improved outage detection, and theft reduction.
At nearly 150 pages, this report analyzes both the technology and competitive landscape of transformer markets in the U.S. This definitive report offers technology-specific analysis to 2020 for: Transformer monitors and sensors, Dissolved-gas analysis (DGA) monitors, Bushing and Partial Discharge Systems, Power and distribution transformer software, Secondary transformer software solutions, and Geospatial analytics software solutions.
The report also contains deep vendor analysis, comparison and rankings at the individual product level for many of the components listed above for power, distribution and secondary transformers.
Companies analyzed in the report include: ABB • Alstom Grid • Ambient • BPL Global • Cooper Power Systems • Doble Engineering • Dynamic Ratings • Echelon• Elster • General Electric • GRIDiant • GridSense • Grid20/20 • Infosys • LumaSense • Morgan Schaffer • Qualitrol • S&C Electric • Schneider Electric • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories • Siemens • Space-Time Insight • Ventyx
Ben is a Smart Grid Analyst at GTM Research specializing in DA and Transformer technologies as well as Renewables Integration. He previously worked as a research analyst for Knwldg Houston, where his research focused on AMI deployment and smart grid regulatory policy. He has authored multiple studies on the smart grid market, concentrating on policy, technology innovation, the market’s competitive landscape and project economics.
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