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grids1.jpgElectricity is one the most fundamental sources for the modern world. Its availability is assured through an extensive and complex transmission and distribution grid infrastructure system. Grid equipment and systems need to ensure minimal risk for a power outage, regulatory reprimand, and utmost customer satisfaction across residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Frost & Sullivan’s Grids Program Area offers valuable market insight on an industry undergoing tremendous changes and issues around power load management, electrification, distributed generation, T&D network efficiency, revenue assurance and aging infrastructure.  Our research offers thought leadership on the following topics:

  • Utility 2.0 infrastructure: load power management, demand response, AMI, microgrids and power distribution equipment
  • Distribution and substation automation
  • Advanced Transmission Technologies
  • Renewable Integration
  • Key equipment markets such as transformers, switchgear, cables and poles

Meet the Team

farah_saeed.jpgFarah Saeed

Principal Consultant

malavika_tohani.jpgMalavika Tohani

Research Director

avanthika_satheesh.jpgAvanthika Satheesh

Industry Analyst

supreeth_rao.jpgSupreeth Rao

Industry Analyst

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Team Leader


Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Grids research and consulting includes work in the following dynamic areas:

Efficiency and Resilience

Efficiency-and-Resilience.pngPower grids are key areas of concern for national security and from natural disasters, with cybersecurity critical to national security.

Decentralized Power

Decentralized-Power.pngMoving from a sole central power system to one that incorporates distributed power sources and energy storage technologies.

Competitive Upheavals

Competitive-Upheavals.pngThe competitive landscape will evolve through market consolidation of existing players and new entrants from telecom space expand their services into on-site power, smart homes, smart grid data and related markets.

New Business Models

Changing-Business-Models.pngMicrogrids, virtual power plants, and new market entrants will change the traditional utility-focused business models.

IoT & Big Data Analytics

IoT-&-Cloud-Solutions.pngLeveraging IoT data from users and buildings, cities, new and different power sources will be necessary for utilities and the grid to balance an increasingly complex energy landscape.

Energy Efficiency

Energy-Efficiency.pngGrid technologies need to be increasingly efficient in order to keep up with growing power demand and minimizing CapEx.

Grid technologies need to be increasingly efficient in order to keep up with growing power demand and minimizing CapEx.  At the same time, power grids are key areas of concern for national security and from natural disasters, meaning utilities and nations need to spend to improve grid resilience, investing in both physical and cybersecurity.

Frost & Sullivan’s Grid program area looks at transmission and distribution technologies and services, smart grids, microgrids, virtual power plants, and the increasing importance of communication and the grid.

Technology Innovations in the Global Wind Energy Market, 2030

Wind energy is one of the fastest-growing energy sources in the world and is poised to play a key role in mitigating global climate change and future energy provision. Of the renewable energy technologies, wind energy ranks second only to hydroelectric power in terms of installed capacity, globally.…

Asia-Pacific Energy and Environment Industry Outlook, 2019

The main objectives of this study are to provide an inclusive perspective of the energy and environment value chain, to understand the competition, and to analyze future business models. Growth opportunities are also discussed.In 2019, oil and gas (O&G) capital expenditure (CAPEX) in exploration…

Asia-Pacific Switchgear Market, Forecast to 2025

The APAC switchgear market will continue to grow at a steady CAGR of 2.9% from 2018 to 2025. The growth is attributed to the increasing power demand and grid connectivity across APAC. Moreover, the market will also be driven by retrofit of ageing equipment, especially for MV and HV switchgears.…

Global Trends in Electricity Distribution Network Intelligence, 2019

The 2020s will see last-mile electricity infrastructure undergo some much-needed advancement,which will enhance the overall electricity system. It will become a smarter and a more responsive system, one in which a car could power a home or batteries could power an entire football stadium on match…

Commercial Battery Energy Storage Market in Key Markets, Forecast to 2025

The commercial battery storage market is expected to show enormous growth, rising from $160.4 million in 2017 to $1.6 billion by 2025. Behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems at commercial sites offer attractive benefits such as peak demand charge reduction, back up, peak shaving and using…

North American High-Voltage Circuit Breaker Market, Forecast to 2024

The North American high-voltage circuit breaker market has been analyzed on the basis of the voltage classes: 72.5kV, 115kV, 123kV, 145kV, 170kV, 245kV, 352kV, 550kV, and 800kV. The report is segmented based into the sub-transmission (72.5kV) and transmission (greater than 72.5kV) segments. Based on…

Global Nuclear Power Market, Forecast to 2030

Nuclear power will continue to play an important role in the energy mix, despite the rise of renewable energy. By 2030, it will continue to account for 7% of the global electricity generated, and in 15 20 countries, it will be a primary source of electricity. The fastest growth is expected in Asia,…

grids3.jpgWe 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.

Preparation of the workshop includes:

  • 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

Post-workshop activities include:

  • Compile findings and next steps from workshop
  • Recommend action steps/follow-on work

Additional services: Provide implementation, integration, and marketing solutions to support strategic outcomes of the project.

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