The Smart Electricity Meters are replacing traditional electricity meters. Smart electricity meters facilitate the in line communication of electricity suppliers with consumers electricity meters eliminating the manual intervention in meter readings. Smart Electricity meters provide consumers with an accurate real time data of their energy consumption whilst rendering a greater control over electricity consumption. The smart electricity meters also help the consumer in selecting tariff plans tailored to fit their energy consumption.
The smart meter market is witnessing significant growth with favourable government mandates and fiscal incentives. Also additional benefits such as efficient energy management, controlled energy consumption and greater security against electricity theft will drive the smart meter market. Requirement of smart meters for every household represents the potential of the market. Growth of smart meter market will also drive the market for components and auxiliary equipment. However the higher installation cost and non-acceptance by user may restrain its market growth.
North America, China and Europe are the major hubs for the smart meter market. The key market players include Itron Inc, Landis+Gyr Ltd, GE Energy Company, Elster Group (Germany) and Sensus USA Inc.
This report outlines the current scenario of the smart electricity meter market, with an estimation of expected growth trends and an analysis of all the key factors influencing this market. It also describes the competitive scenario and its intensity in the near future along with a forecast of the global smart electricity meter market. The study also showcases all the segments covering this market on the basis of type of consumer and geography. Key players are profiled with detailed information on their business overview, product portfolio, financials, investments, news and recent developments.
The market is segmented on the basis of End-User and Geography.
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