Groundbreaking Market Research Study Unveils Future of Advanced Metering Infrastructure

New market research conducted by ARC Advisory Group unveils critical insights into the future of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). This comprehensive research explores diverse areas of the AMI marketplace, including interoperability, the financial stability of suppliers, environmental impacts, grid hardening, future-proofing strategies, and more. Adoption of smart meters is on the rise globally as utilities seek to improve their energy management capabilities and increase the accuracy of their billing.

"Interoperability greatly simplifies ease-of-use for all users. The interoperability of AMI software and hardware also futureproofs the infrastructure over its effective life. For full interoperability, it is important for users to confirm that all seven layers of the OSI interoperability stack are supported. The future of advanced metering infrastructure is here. Our research provides valuable insights for suppliers, utilities, and stakeholders to make informed decisions and prepare for what is ahead," according to Jim Frazer, Vice President of Infrastructure and Cities and key author of ARC's Advanced Metering Infrastructure Market Research.

Advanced Metering Infrastructure Market Trends

In addition to providing detailed competitive market share data, the report also addresses key market trends as follows:

  • Emergence of distributed energy resources 
  • Growing demand for data analytics 
  • Growing focus on cybersecurity
  • Increasing adoption of smart meters
  • Increasing demand for customer engagement tools 
  • Increasing use of cloud-based platforms
  • Rising focus on grid modernization

Leading Suppliers to the Advanced Metering Infrastructure Market Identified

In addition to providing specific market data and industry trends, this ARC market research also identifies and positions the leading suppliers to this market and provides and summarizes their relevant offerings. An alphabetical list of key suppliers covered in this analysis includes: Aclara, Elster, Itron, Landis & Gyr, Sensus.

About the Advanced Metering Infrastructure Research

Advanced Metering Infrastructure Market TrendsThe Advanced Metering Infrastructure research explores the current and future market performance and related technology and business trends and identifies leading technology suppliers. This new research is based on ARC’s industry-leading market research database, extensive primary and secondary research, and proprietary economic modelling techniques. The research includes competitive analysis, plus five-year market forecasts. The segmentation includes Revenue Category, Sales Channel, World Region, Service Revenues by Type, Application, Hardware Revenues by Type, Software Revenues by Deployment, Utility Service, Connectivity Type, Communication Technology, Data Collection Type, Data Analytics by Type.

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