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Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015

Published: Mar 2015 | No Of Pages: 175 | Published By: GlobalData

Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015

Summary

“Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015” is the latest policy report from GlobalData. It provides in-depth analysis of smart grid technology policies across major countries in the world: the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the EU, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. Major topics include Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), microgrid, smart cities, net metering, Time of Use (ToU) pricing, communication protocol, Electric Vehicles (EV), and Energy Management Systems.

Scope

The report provides comprehensive coverage of key smart grid initiatives and policies for the following countries and regions: the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the EU, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. It covers the following major topics -
- AMI
- Microgrid
- Smart cities
- Net metering
- ToU pricing
- Communication protocol
- Important smart grid agencies
- EV
- EMS

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to -
- Develop business strategies using specific insights into policy decisions
- Identify opportunities to exploit the smart grid market, as well as the challenges involved
- Compare the level of support for smart grid technologies by country
- Increase future revenue and profitability using insights into future opportunities and critical success factors in the smart grid market

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 3
1.1 List of Tables 7
2 Introduction 8
2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 9
3 Smart Grid Framework 10
3.1 Smart Grid Technology 10
3.1.1 Submeters 10
3.1.2 Advanced Metering Infrastructure 10
3.1.3 Microgrid 11
3.1.4 Smart Applications 11
3.1.5 Energy Management System 12
3.1.6 Electric Vehicle 12
3.1.7 High Voltage Direct Current 13
3.2 Smart Grid Benefits 13
3.3 Smart Grid International Association 17
3.4 Smart Grid Standards 19
3.4.1 International Electromechanical Commission Standards 19
3.4.2 IEEE Standards 21
3.4.3 Open Smart Grid Protocol 22
4 North America, Major Smart Grids Policies and Incentives 23
4.1 US 23
4.1.1 Overview 23
4.1.2 Federal, Major Policies and Incentives 26
4.1.3 California, Major Policies and Incentives 29
4.1.4 Connecticut, Major Policies and Incentives 34
4.1.5 Colorado 38
4.1.6 Pennsylvania 39
4.1.7 Massachusetts 41
4.2 Canada 44
4.2.1 Overview 44
4.2.2 Major Policies and Incentives 46
4.3 Mexico 55
4.3.1 Overview 55
4.3.2 Major Policies and Incentives 56
5 South America, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives 61
5.1 Brazil 61
5.1.1 Overview 61
5.1.2 Major Policies and Incentives 64
6 Europe, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives 68
6.1 EU 68
6.1.1 Overview 68
6.1.2 Major Policies and Incentives 70
6.2 UK 74
6.2.1 Overview 74
6.2.2 Major Policies and Incentives 75
6.3 Germany 82
6.3.1 Overview 82
6.3.2 Major Policies and Incentives 83
6.4 France 87
6.4.1 Overview 87
6.4.2 Major Policies and Incentives 89
6.5 Spain 92
6.5.1 Overview 92
6.5.2 Major Policies and Incentives 94
7 Asia-Pacific, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives 98
7.1 Japan 98
7.1.1 Overview 98
7.1.2 Major Policies and Incentives 100
7.2 Australia 104
7.2.1 Overview 104
7.2.2 Major Policies and Incentives 105
7.3 China 111
7.3.1 Overview 111
7.3.2 Major Policies and Incentives 113
7.4 India 118
7.4.1 Overview 118
7.4.2 Major Policies and Incentives 123
7.5 South Korea 130
7.5.1 Overview 130
7.5.2 Major Policies and Incentives 132
7.6 Singapore 137
7.6.1 Overview 137
7.6.2 Major Policies and Incentives 139
8 Middle East and Africa, Major Smart Grid Policies and Incentives 146
8.1 South Africa 146
8.1.1 Overview 146
8.1.2 Major Policies and Incentives 148
8.2 Saudi Arabia 151
8.2.1 Overview 151
8.2.2 Major Policies and Incentives 153
9 Appendix 156
9.1 Definitions 156
9.1.1 Smart Meters 156
9.1.2 Demand Response 156
9.1.3 Electric Vehicle 156
9.1.4 High Voltage Direct Current 156
9.1.5 Distributed Energy Generation Systems 156
9.1.6 Microgrid 156
9.1.7 Smart Cities 157
9.1.8 Wide Area Monitoring Systems 157
9.1.9 Clean Energy Storage Systems 157
9.2 Abbreviations 158
9.3 Bibliography 163
9.4 Coverage 172
9.5 Methodology 173
9.6 Secondary Research 173
9.7 Disclaimer 174

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Smart Grid Standards, IEC standards, 2014 20
Table 2: Smart Grid Standards, IEEE Standards, 2014 21
Table 3: Smart Grid Policy, US, Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, as of January 31, 2015 28
Table 4: Smart Grid Policy, US, Smart Grid Investment Grant Program, Total Investments ($bn), as of December 31, 2014 29
Table 5: Smart Grid Policy, California, Self-generation Incentive Program, 2014 31
Table 6: Massachusetts, Net Metering Class Definition, 2014 42
Table 7: Ontario, Feed-in Tariff, 2014 52
Table 8: Smart Grid Policy, France, Tax Bonus for Low Emission Vehicles, 2015 91
Table 9: France, Smart Grid Poly, Penalty Scale for Emission, 2015 92
Table 10: India Smart Grid Forum, Work Group Functions, 2012 121
Table 11: Smart Grid Roadmap for India, 2013 125
Table 12: Singapore, Policy, Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme, 2015 142
Table 13: Singapore, Smart Grid Policy, Classification of Demand Response Load Facilities, 2013 145
Table 14: Power Market, Saudi Arabia, Planned Interconnection Projects, 2015–2019 153
Table 15: Saudi Arabia, Smart Grid Policy, Saudi Smart City List, 2014 155
Table 16: Abbreviations 158

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