NanoMarkets, a Virginia-based
analyst firm, today announced a new upcoming report that will address the market
potential for sensors in emerging Smart Grid. The report, Sensors for the Smart
Grid: Market Opportunities 2009-2016, Nano-149, is the next in a series from
NanoMarkets on Smart Grids. For additional details about the report please visit
An excerpt from the report has been posted on the firm's website.
NanoMarkets has recently issued an analysis of battery and ultra-capacitors
for Smart Grids and will also be releasing reports on the impact of government
policy on Smart Grid markets, materials for Smart Grids and customer premise
devices used in Smart Grids.
About the Report:
Much of the literature on Smart Grid makes the point that the Smart Grid will
use lots of "advanced sensors." Sensors are intrinsic to advanced
metering applications, for example. As a result NanoMarkets believes that the
emerging Smart Grid will create important new markets for sensors over the coming
decade. Giant firms such as AT&T are already creating units to tap into
this opportunity and this report identifies where all the new business revenues
in Smart Grid sensors will be coming from. It will be essential reading for
product managers, marketers and business development executives at sensor firms,
networking companies, advanced materials and software companies and all businesses
involved with the emerging smart grid.
The report identifies and quantifies all sensor-related opportunities related
to the Smart Grid. This includes not only energy monitoring and load balancing
sensors. Security monitoring and equipment inspection are also part of the story.
In addition, coverage of the energy monitoring aspect of the market includes
conventional electrical sources as well as sensors for load balancing for alternative
energy. We also examine the markets for Smart Grid-related sensors and sensor
systems that are used both by power companies and in buildings including specialist
sensors that are being developed for grid applications, such as those that are
capable of rapid analysis of anomalies in electricity quality over very large
As with all NanoMarkets reports, this report contains a granular eight-year
forecast and it also includes an assessment of the strategies of the leading
players in this space as well the activities of the major standards organizations
and their role in creating a smart sensor friendly grid ecosystem. The report
also discusses the differences in the Smart Grid sensor market among the major
industrialized countries of the world.