1 INTRODUCTION 10
1.1 COVID-19 HEALTH ASSESSMENT 10
1.2 COVID-19 ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT 12
1.2.1 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY: SCENARIO ASSESSMENT 13

2 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE SMART GRID ECOSYSTEM 16
2.1 VALUE CHAIN OF THE SMART GRID INDUSTRY 16
2.2 IMPACT ON THE VALUE CHAIN 16
2.2.1 GENERATION 16
2.2.2 TRANSMISSION 17
2.2.3 DISTRIBUTION 17
2.2.4 EPC 17
2.2.5 MANUFACTURERS/OEMS 18
2.2.6 SERVICE PROVIDERS 18
2.3 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 18
2.3.1 DRIVERS 18
2.3.1.1 Modernization of aging grid infrastructure 18
2.3.1.2 Improved grid reliability and efficient outage response 19
2.3.2 RESTRAINTS 19
2.3.2.1 High initial cost for the deployment of smart grid
technology solutions 19
2.3.2.2 Lack of standards and interoperability 19

3 CUSTOMER ANALYSIS 21
3.1 SHIFT IN TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION 21
3.1.1 DISRUPTION IN THE INDUSTRY 21
3.1.2 IMPACT IN CUSTOMERS’ OUTPUT & STRATEGIES TO
RESUME/IMPROVE PRODUCTION 21
3.1.3 IMPACT ON SUPPLY CHAIN 22
3.1.4 NEW MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND KEY INITIATIVES TO REDUCE THE IMPACT 22
3.2 SHIFT IN GENERATION 22
3.2.1 DISRUPTION IN THE INDUSTRY 23
3.2.2 IMPACT IN CUSTOMERS’ OUTPUT AND STRATEGIES TO
RESUME/IMPROVE PRODUCTION 23
3.2.3 IMPACT ON SUPPLY CHAIN 23
3.2.4 NEW MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND KEY INITIATIVES TO REDUCE THE IMPACT 24

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4 SHORT-TERM STRATEGIES OF SMART GRID COMPANIES DUE TO
THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK 25
4.1 IMPACT ON SOFTWARE COMPANIES’ PORTFOLIO 25
4.2 IMPACT ON HARDWARE COMPANIES’ PORTFOLIO 26
4.3 IMPACT ON SERVICES COMPANIES’ PORTFOLIO 27
4.4 WINNING STRATEGIES TO GAIN MARKET SHARE 27
4.4.1 SHORT-TERM STRATEGIES 27
4.4.2 MID-TERM STRATEGIES 28
4.4.3 LONG-TERM STRATEGIES 28
4.5 KEY COMPANIES AND THEIR BUSINESS PLANS 28

5 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE SMART GRID MARKET 30
5.1 SMART GRID MARKET, BY SOFTWARE 30
5.1.1 ADVANCED METER INFRASTRUCTURE 31
5.1.2 SMART GRID DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT 31
5.1.3 SMART GRID NETWORK MANAGEMENT 32
5.1.4 GRID ASSET MANAGEMENT 33
5.1.5 SUBSTATION AUTOMATION 34
5.1.6 SMART GRID SECURITY 35
5.1.7 BILLING AND CUSTOMER INFORMATION SYSTEM 35
5.2 SMART GRID MARKET, BY HARDWARE 36
5.2.1 SMART METER 36
5.3 SMART GRID MARKET, BY SERVICE 37
5.3.1 CONSULTING 38
5.3.2 DEPLOYMENT AND INTEGRATION 38
5.3.3 SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE 39

6 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE SMART GRID MARKET, BY REGION 41
6.1 INTRODUCTION 41
6.1.1 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO 41
6.1.2 REALISTIC SCENARIO 42
6.1.3 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO 42
6.2 NORTH AMERICA 43
6.2.1 BY COMPONENT 44
6.2.2 BY COUNTRY 45
6.3 EUROPE 45
6.3.1 BY COMPONENT 47
6.3.2 BY COUNTRY 47
6.4 ASIA PACIFIC 47
6.4.1 BY COMPONENT 49
6.4.2 BY COUNTRY 50
6.5 SOUTH AMERICA 50
6.5.1 BY COMPONENT 51
6.5.2 BY COUNTRY 52
6.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 52
6.6.1 BY COMPONENT 54
6.6.2 BY COUNTRY 54

7 APPENDIX 55
7.1 KNOWLEDGE STORE 55
7.2 AUTHOR DETAILS 57