Smart Meters are devices for accurately monitoring gas and electricity meter usage that can send usage information via radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF) which helps the utility company to effectively manage the energy usage. Smart meters offer a host of benefits such as reduction of meter reading cost, removing inefficiencies in billing, preventing disconnection and re-connection costs to corporations and consumers.
Favorable government policies along with fiscal incentives is a key factor driving the smart meters market. Furthermore, large scale deployment of smart grid and the utility companies focusing on enhancing distribution efficiency are other factors boosting the market growth. High installation cost of smart meters borne by end-users is a factor hampering the growth of the smart meters. Various grid operators trying to effectively managing the demand for power offer ample growth opportunities for the smart meters to grow. Creating awareness among consumers along with bringing interoperability is a key market challenge that needs to overcome by key market players to gain a stronghold in the market. Furthermore, improper installation of smart meters is a major market challenge.
The report segments the world smart meters market on the basis of types, end-users and regions. On the basis of types, the market is segmented into smart electric meters, smart water meters and smart gas meters. Each of these segments is discussed on the basis of region also. On the basis of types, the market is segmented into industrial & commercial smart meters market and residential smart meters market and each of these segments is discussed on the basis of region as well. On the basis of geography, the market is segmented into Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (ROW).
The market is poised to grow at a significant rate in the North America driven by the huge market demand in the U.S. The country is focusing on upgrading and replacing outdated infrastructure, enabling grid reliability, and installing smarter power networks. The factors responsible for the market demand in North America is conducive government initiatives, consisting of proper allocation of funds and making smart meters mandatory in many states such as Texas and California.
Key market players extensively profiled in the report include Elster Group, Itron Inc., Landis+Gyr, Schneider Electric SA, Siemens AG, Badger Meter , ICSA India Limited, Circuator SA , EDMI, Holley Metering Limited , Neptune Technology Group Inc., Sensus, and Honeywell International Inc.,
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