List of Figures

  • Figure 2.1. Base, intermediate and peak load by time of day
  • Figure 2.2. Cumulative Hours of Operation
  • Figure 2.3. Traditional and future electric grid systems – Traditional grid (left), future grid (right)
  • Figure 2.4. Meters
  • Figure 2.5. Percentage utility operating savings based on real savings at AMI deployments
  • Figure 4.1. Different grid storage options
  • Figure 4.2. Salt structures and existing gas storage site in Europe
  • Figure 5.1. Comparison of different electric power train configurations
  • Figure 5.2. Electric vehicle/ plug-in hybrid electric vehicle roadmap vision for expansion in sales, 2010 – 2050
  • Figure 5.3. Future of the electric car and lithium ion battery markets
  • Figure 6.1. Attack points in the smart grid

List of Tables

  • Table 2.1. Pricing tariffs for the smart grid
  • Table 2.2. Comparison of Today’s Grid and Smart Grid
  • Table 2.3. Network requirements for smart grid applications
  • Table 2.4. Strengths and weaknesses of different WAN technologies
  • Table 2.5. Overview of IEEE standards
  • Table 2.6. Other technologies promoted by the development of the smart grid market
  • Table 4.1. Main energy storage technologies
  • Table 6.1. Methods of manipulation of smart meters
  • Table 6.2. Methods and products used for securing critical enterprise networks