1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
1.3.2 REGIONAL SCOPE 16
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.5 CURRENCY 17
1.6 LIMITATIONS 17
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 18

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 19
2.1 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 20
2.1.1 IDEAL DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS 20
2.1.1.1 Assumptions 20
2.1.2 SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS 21
2.1.2.1 Calculation 21
2.1.3 FORECAST 22
2.2 SOME OF THE INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 22

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 23

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 28
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 28
4.2 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION 29
4.3 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY COMPONENT 29
4.4 NORTH AMERICAN METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET,
BY UTILITY TYPE & COUNTRY 30
4.5 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY END-USER 30
4.6 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY UTILITY TYPE 31
4.7 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY APPLICATION 31

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 32
5.1 INTRODUCTION 32
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 32
5.2.1 DRIVERS 33
5.2.1.1 Government policies and legislative mandates for smart metering infrastructure in the US and EU 33
5.2.1.2 Need for grid reliability and outage management 34
5.2.1.3 Need for accurate energy bill generation 34
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 35
5.2.2.1 Cybersecurity and vulnerability 35
5.2.2.2 Lack of standards and interoperability 35
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 35
5.2.3.1 Commitment to smart city programs by major economies 35
5.2.3.2 New business opportunities 36
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 36
5.2.4.1 Improper installation of smart meters 36
5.2.4.2 Delayed realization of ROI 36

6 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, BY COMPONENT 38
6.1 INTRODUCTION 39
6.2 SOFTWARE 40
6.2.1 INCREASING NUMBER OF NEW APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING LEGISLATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE SOFTWARE SEGMENT 40
6.3 HARDWARE 41
6.3.1 EMERGENCE IN SMART METERING ACROSS THE GLOBE IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE HARDWARE SEGMENT 41

7 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, BY UTILITY TYPE 42
7.1 INTRODUCTION 43
7.2 ELECTRICITY 44
7.2.1 REMOTE ACCESS TO SECURE DATA AND POWER QUALITY DATA MANAGEMENT ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE ELECTRICITY METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET 44
7.3 GAS 45
7.3.1 IMPROVING GAS GRID NETWORKS AND IMPROVING BILLING ACCURACY ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE GAS METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET 45
7.4 WATER 46
7.4.1 MINIMIZING WATER LOSS AND IMPROVING WATER SUPPLY ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE WATER METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET 46

8 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY END-USER 47
8.1 INTRODUCTION 48
8.2 RESIDENTIAL 49
8.2.1 INCREASING IMPLEMENTATION OF SMART METERS AND INCREASING DEMAND FOR MODERNIZATION OF METERING INFRASTRUCTURE ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR 49
8.3 COMMERCIAL 50
8.3.1 GROWING COMMERCIAL TRADE HUBS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE COMMERCIAL SECTOR 50
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8.4 INDUSTRIAL 51
8.4.1 GROWING MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, AND DATA CENTER ESTABLISHMENTS ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR 51

9 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY APPLICATION 52
9.1 INTRODUCTION 53
9.2 SMART GRID 54
9.2.1 AGING GRID INFRASTRUCTURE AND SMART METER MANDATES ARE DRIVING THE SMART GRID SEGMENT 54
9.3 MICROGRID 55
9.3.1 ELECTRIFICATION OF REMOTE AREAS AND INCREASING RENEWABLE ENERGY INSTALLATIONS ARE DRIVING THE MICROGRID SEGMENT 55
9.4 ENERGY STORAGE 56
9.4.1 NEED TO REDUCE ENERGY COSTS AND GROWING ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES ARE DRIVING THE ENERGY STORAGE SEGMENT 56
9.5 EV CHARGING 56
9.5.1 GROWING ELECTRIC VEHICLE ADOPTION AND NEED FOR MANAGING GRID INTEGRITY ARE DRIVING THE EV CHARGING SEGMENT 56
9.6 OTHERS 57
9.6.1 RISING DEMAND FOR GAS AND WATER AND THE NEED TO BE COMPETITIVE ARE DRIVING THE OTHERS SEGMENT 57

10 METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION 59
10.1 INTRODUCTION 60
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 62
10.2.1 US 66
10.2.1.1 Need for accurate measurement of electricity consumption and economic asset management are driving the market for meter data management system 66
10.2.2 CANADA 67
10.2.2.1 Increasing demand for electricity and growing smart grid initiatives are expected to drive the market 67
10.2.3 MEXICO 68
10.2.3.1 Massive smart meters rollout plan is expected to drive the meter data management system market 68
10.3 ASIA PACIFIC 69
10.3.1 CHINA 71
10.3.1.1 Increasing need for integrating renewable energy generation is driving the market 71
10.3.2 INDIA 72
10.3.2.1 Smart city initiatives and integration of renewable power generation are expected to drive the market 72
10.3.3 JAPAN 73
10.3.3.1 Expansion of smart meter installations and need for real-time transmission are driving the market 73
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10.3.4 AUSTRALIA 74
10.3.4.1 Rising energy prices and energy efficiency measures are driving the market 74
10.3.5 SOUTH KOREA 75
10.3.5.1 Rising smart meter implementation and need for curbing carbon emissions are driving the market 75
10.3.6 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 76
10.3.6.1 Rising smart meter investment and rollout are driving the market 76
10.4 EUROPE 77
10.4.1 UK 81
10.4.1.1 Need to manage energy consumption and dual utility smart meter rollout plans are driving the market 81
10.4.2 POLAND 82
10.4.2.1 Equal access to metering data and liberalization of the electric market are driving the market 82
10.4.3 FRANCE 83
10.4.3.1 Need to supply efficient power and mandatory rollout of smart meters are driving the market 83
10.4.4 SPAIN 84
10.4.4.1 Need for low energy costs and increasing smart meter installations are driving the market 84
10.4.5 ITALY 85
10.4.5.1 Need for real-time information and second wave rollout of smart meters are driving the market 85
10.4.6 REST OF EUROPE 86
10.4.6.1 New smart meter installations and need for better smart grid infrastructure are driving the market 86
10.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 87
10.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 90
10.5.1.1 Rising energy prices and need for consumption information are driving the market 90
10.5.2 UAE 91
10.5.2.1 Growing energy consumption and Smart Dubai initiatives are driving the market 91
10.5.3 SOUTH AFRICA 92
10.5.3.1 Need to contain utility debt and growing smart meter infrastructure drives the market 92
10.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 92
10.5.4.1 Mandatory installation of smart meters and accuracy of billing drive the market 92
10.6 SOUTH AMERICA 93
10.6.1 BRAZIL 96
10.6.1.1 Need for reducing energy consumption and distribution generation is driving the market 96
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10.6.2 ARGENTINA 97
10.6.2.1 Regulatory changes and expansion of transmission & distribution sector are driving the market 97
10.6.3 COLOMBIA 97
10.6.3.1 Rollout targets for smart meter installation and need for energy efficiency are driving the market 97
10.6.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 98
10.6.4.1 Regulations and smart meter development are driving the market 98
11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 100
11.1 OVERVIEW 100
11.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 102
11.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 102
11.3.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 103
11.3.2 CONTRACTS & AGREEMENTS 103
11.3.3 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 104
11.4 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 105
11.4.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 105
11.4.2 INNOVATORS 105
11.4.3 DYNAMIC 105
11.4.4 EMERGING 105
12 COMPANY PROFILE 107
12.1 COMPANY BENCHMARKING 107
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View)*
12.2 HONEYWELL 108
12.3 EATON 111
12.4 ABB 113
12.5 SIEMENS 115
12.6 SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC 118
12.7 ITRON 120
12.8 LANDIS+GYR 123
12.9 KAMSTRUP 126
12.10 DIEHL 127
12.11 ALCARA 129
12.12 SENSUS (XYLEM) 130
12.13 POWEL 131
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
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13 APPENDIX 132
13.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 132
13.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 133
13.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS? SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 136
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 138
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 138
13.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 139