Energy concerns are a dominant challenge to businesses and governments around the world. Managing existing electricity usage, ensuring power up-time, and planning for growth are all vital when it comes to electricity and resources.
Frost & Sullivan’s Power Generation Program Area looks at conventional and renewable power equipment and services. Our coverage is global, with contributing analysts on all five continents that specialize in the critical aspects of electricity generation, including:
- Fuel Mix
- Power equipment
- Power plant services
- Renewable and alternative power
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Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Power Generation research and consulting includes work in the following dynamic areas:
Increasing power demand combined with insufficient grid reliability drive power at both central and distributed levels, as well as long-term temporary power solutions.
Changing Business Models
Moving from a sole central power system to one that incorporates distributed power sources and energy storage technologies will have power generators rethinking strategies.
Asian companies dominate global energy storage and solar PV markets, and are increasing their play in generator sets and other on-site power solutions.
Fossil Fuels Still Key
While much of Europe and the US move toward more renewable energy, natural gas is a growing fuel source and coal is still king in much of Asia.
IoT & Big Data Analytics
Leveraging IoT data from users and buildings, the grid, cities, and different power sources will be necessary to balance an increasingly complex energy landscape.
Sustainability and Carbon Footprint
Mounting pressure on governments to reduce environmental emissions help grow renewable energy solutions as well as better emission controls for fossil power.
Research and Current Insights
Increasing power demand combined with insufficient grid reliability drive power at both central and distributed levels, as well as long-term temporary power solutions. Renewable energy continues to gain ground at a rapid pace, but fossil fuels still dominate the power landscape across many countries despite mounting environmental pressure.
Frost & Sullivan’s Power Generation program area focuses on power equipment, services, fuel mix, and renewable/alternative energy.
Power Generation Research
A central database where information relating to South Africa's power supply and demand can be analysed does not exist. Every time an investor, an academic, or private or public organisation needs information on this, the research has to start from the beginning. This study considers a set of…
Scope of the reportThe research report includes the following segments:Product scope: Water Supply ChainGeographic scope: South AfricaEnd-user scope: Private and Public Investors in Water Supply ChainOverview of the South African water sector, investment opportunities, trends and challenges in the…
Over the last two years, the type of investment in electricity generated has changed when compared to the investment environment of the last decade. Although big thermal power plants are still being commissioned, the growth rate of renewable investments is significantly higher than that of thermic…
The driving force behind growth in the standby generators market is the increasing energy demand, which brings investments in all industry segments, advancements in technology, and enhances margins. This market insight evaluates current issues along with revenue forecasts and key regional trends…
Growing power supply-demand gap and prolonged delays in completing centralized power plants are found to be some of the key drivers of the power rental market. This research service analyzes the power rental market in Southeast Asia, focusing on current conditions and future market opportunities.…
The global demand for energy is expected to grow exponentially going forward. However, while the demand for renewable energy is expected to increase significantly by 2030, non-renewable energy will have the major share in the global energy mix.
The biomass power market has evolved into a key energy source on the global stage. While decentralised energy is fast gaining attention over centralized power generation, renewable energy will continue to be an attractive source of energy with biomass set to benefit. Energy system flexibility,…
Distribution automation represents an emerging and critical market for utilities globally. The study provides an analysis of the global distribution automation market, which has been divided into two product segments hardware, and software and communication. Revenue forecasts up to 2020 and analyses…
Scope of the reportThe research report includes the following segments:Product scope: Smart Grid MarketGeographic scope: TurkeyEnd-user scope: Smart grid market participants, electricity generation, transmission and distribution companiesDrivers and restraints, investment trends, and future trends…
On 23 June 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, revoking its status as a member state. This landmark referendum, referred to as Brexit, has sent shock waves across Europe and the world causing significant uncertainty within markets, including energy. This market insight…
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The energy and environment industry, once staid and steady, has seen new and rapid changes across the market’s varied and increasingly diverse sectors. Renewable energy has now become a significant portion of the world’s energy production, natural gas has found multiple adherents and controversies with the expansion of the market through fracking, and services to the industry are evolving to leverage the huge influx of information through the Internet of Things and related data analytics solutions. Energy storage will continue to be a growth market while, further in the future, water and waste water are likely to be pivotal concerns and opportunities for both emerging and existing economies.
We work closely with the world’s largest OEMs, utilities, service providers and IT firms to help them find the opportunities in this sea of change. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Key projects have included helping clients expand their businesses into new geographies, with new customer groups and by developing new solutions. We can provide services at any point in the business strategy cycle: from ideation to implementation, data collection to strategy creation, voice of customer insights to marketing services.
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- Voice of Customer and Customer Strategies
Brand and Demand Marketing Outreach and Solutions
- New Product Launch
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- Sourcing and supply chain development and market analysis.
- Supply chain strategy for major utilities, to enable them to better plan budgets and negotiate supplier contracts
- Voice of customer with power plant owners/operators to help an OEM develop new service solutions
Brand and demand suite of services to enable major international conglomerates to target new services to selected verticals
Full analysis of the value chain for fuel cells, generators, steam turbines, gas turbines, wind turbines and solar power to ascertain environmental practices and areas of corporate social responsibility, for a major global standards firm in order to develop a long term global expansion strategy in the energy industry
Go to market strategies for deploying new and innovative solutions in digital oil fields
We specialize in running growth workshops with our clients which help us take a cross functional team of our client, within span of a day from information to implementation.
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- Identify key project stakeholders
- Align on workshop agenda, objectives and activities
- Conduct stakeholder interviews/surveys
The workshop itself includes the following:
- Share relevant research findings and stakeholder interviews
- Hold an ideation and filtration phase to identify the universe of opportunities, then quickly determine those with best fit based on internal and external forces
- Conduct an interactive and thorough rating and ranking process to further identify the top one to three go-to-market solutions
- Prioritize implementation plans and assign owners for next steps
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- Compile findings and next steps from workshop
- Recommend action steps/follow-on work
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