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Smart Grid and Smart Phones Putting Energy Management in the Hands of Consumers and Enterprise

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:  

Smart Grid and Smart Phones Putting Energy Management in the Hands of Consumers and Enterprise
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As Smart Grid applications are deployed we will see decrease in the energy needs with 12% by 2030. However, this is not enough as there is a need for increased power supply. The primary reasons to increase worldwide energy efficiency can be grouped into four main factors:
• Worldwide energy consumption is growing due to population growth and increased energy use per capita in both developed and developing countries
• Fossil fuel resources are finite, and the cost to extract and utilize these resources in an environmentally-benign manner is becoming increasingly expensive
• A dependence on non-domestic energy supplies compromises national security for many nations
• There is an increasing perception that the environment is suffering as a result of resource extraction, conversion, and utilization
This report focuses on smartgrid issues, the need for more efficient management systems, greater capacity and the role of smartphone based applications in supporting both supply-side and demand-side issues.

Target Audience

-Electric utilities
-Smartgrid vendors
-Mobile and wireless network operators
-Energy and wireless infrastructure providers

Table of Contents

1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4
2.0 INTRODUCTION 6
2.1 WHAT IS A SMART GRID? 11
2.2 SMART GRID MANAGEMENT 14
2.2.1 DEMAND SIDE MANAGEMENT 19
2.2.2 THE ROLE OF THE ENTERPRISE AND CONSUMER CUSTOMER 20
2.2.3 THE END USER ROLE 23
2.3 SUPPLY SIDE MANAGEMENT 26
2.3.1 THE ROLE OF THE UTILITY 27
2.3.2 THE ROLE OF THE SMART GRID VENDORS 27
2.3.3 HOME AREA NETWORKS 28
2.3.4 TELECOMS SUPPORT FOR THE HAN 29
2.3.5 FIELD AREA NETWORKS (FAN) 30
2.3.6 SUBSTATION AREA NETWORKS (SAN) 31
2.3.7 WIDE AREA NETWORKS (WAN) 31
2.3.8 LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (LAN) 31
3.0 CONSUMER SMART GRID MANAGEMENT 32
3.1 SMARTPHONES AND SMART GRID 34
3.1.1 SMART GRID MOBILE APPLICATION OR WEB-BASED APPLICATIONS 36
3.1.2 PLATFORM SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENT 37
1.1.1 SYMBIAN 37
1.1.2 WINDOWS MOBILE, WINDOWS PHONE 7 38
1.1.3 BLACKBERRY OS 38
1.1.4 IPHONE OSX 38
1.1.5 LINUX 39
1.1.6 PALM OS 39
1.1.7 DANGER HIPTOP, SIDEKICK 40
1.1.8 ANDROID 40
3.1.3 PORTABLE APP DEVELOPMENT 40
1.1.9 J2ME PLATFORM 40
3.1.4 WEB BASED APPS 41
1.1.10 WAP/WML/XML 42
1.1.11 HTML 42
3.2 CONSUMER MANAGEMENT OF HOME HEATING/COOLING 43
3.2.1 APPLICATIONS FOR MANAGING TEMPERATURE, TIMING AND COSTS 44
3.3 MANAGING INPUTS FOR ELECTRICITY (COAL, NATURAL GAS, WIND, SOLAR) 44
3.4 CONSUMER MANAGEMENT OF LIGHTING AND SECURITY 45
3.4.1 CASE STUDY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE CONSUMER WITH MOBILE SMART GRID APPLICATION 45
3.5 SMARTPHONE AND PV SOLAR 47
3.5.1 APPLICATIONS FOR MANAGING PV SYSTEM PERFORMANCE 47
3.6 ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EV) AND RANGE ANXIETY 47
3.6.1 SMARTPHONE APPLICATIONS TO DETERMINE EV FUELING LOCATIONS 50
3.7 THE ROLE OF SMART GRID APPLICATIONS IN FIXING ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEMS PROBLEMS 51
3.8 QUALITY OF SERVICE IN SMART GRID NETWORKS 54
4.0 SMART GRID APPLICATIONS REVENUE 2012-2016 57
4.1 IBM 58
4.2 ELSTER 59
4.3 SENSUS 60
4.4 GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE) 61
4.5 ABB 62
4.6 GOOGLE SMART GRID 62
4.7 CISCO 63
4.8 TELECOMS AND SMART GRID 64

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1 Electricity Demands to 2030 8
Figure 2 Electricity demands by Region 11
Figure 3 Saving of the Smart Grid Application in $ 18
Figure 4 Field Area Network (FAN) 25
Figure 5 Powerline carriers 33
Figure 6 VirtuWatt Application 35
Figure 7 Symbian developtment 37
Figure 8 Platforms comparison 41
Figure 9 Browser Constraints by Platform 43
Figure 10 HV charging in the Home Area Networks (HAN) 47
Figure 11 Hybrid Electric Vehicles Anatomy 49

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