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Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2018

Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2018

Summary

Smart grids use computer-based remote control and automation technology to collect and manage electricity-usage data. Some use two-way communication technology and communication processes to increase system efficiency, facilitate fast data transfer, and improve energy management.

A key benefit of adopting smart grids is the ability to reduce power consumption at the consumer end during peak hours. Smart grids allow grid energy storage for distributed generation load-balancing and enable distributed generation sources, such as photovoltaic (PV) arrays, wind turbines, micro hydro, and combined heat and power generators, to connect to the grid. They also eliminate or contain grid failures and improve energy efficiency by modifying consumer behavior through in-home displays (IHDs) and variable electricity rates, saving companies and consumers’ money, as well as reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

A number of governments are increasingly viewing smart grid technology as a strategic infrastructural investment that will enable their long-term economic prosperity and help them to achieve their carbon emission reduction targets. The EU introduced a strategic energy technology plan in 2006 for the development of a smart electricity system over the next 30 years. The European Technology Platform organization consists of industry representatives, transmission and distribution (T&D) system operators, research bodies, and regulators. If the EU is to meet its 2020 targets, which are increasing energy efficiency by 20%, increasing its share of renewable energy by 20% and reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20%, it must modernize and liberalize its aging electricity grid, create economies of scale for renewable energy, and promote consumer efficiencies. In 2016, the European Commission proposed a 2030 energy strategy focusing on achieving the energy efficiency target of 30%, a 40% cut in GHG emissions compared to 1990 levels, at least a 27% share of renewable energy consumption, and at least 27% energy savings.

Smart grids are also being deployed in North America, Eastern Europe, and Asia-Pacific. South America and Africa are slowly starting to open their markets to smart grid technology, although the policies and regulations need to be developed in these regions.

The major smart grid technologies are smart meters, substation automation technology, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications, high voltage direct current (HVDC) lines, super-HVDC lines, microgrids, in-home energy monitoring appliances, and other IT-related Energy Management Systems (EMSs). This report covers the smart grid-related policies of the major countries in the power market.

The factors which will drive the smart grid market are -

  • Climate change agreement
  • Use of renewable energy sources (renewable energy sources)
  • Adoption of electric vehicles (EVs)
  • Energy efficiency methods
The report Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2018, provides comprehensive coverage of key smart grid initiatives and policies in some of the major countries including the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, Australia, China, India, South Korea, Singapore, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.Advanced metering Infrastructure (AMI), Microgrid, Smart cities, Net metering, Time of use (TOU) pricing, Communication protocol for smart grid, Important agencies dealing with smart grid, Electric vehicles (EV) and Energy management systems (EMS)are among the other topics covered in the report.

Scope

The report provides comprehensive coverage of key smart grid initiatives and policies in some of the major countries including the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, Australia, China, India, South Korea, Singapore, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. Topics covered in the handbook include -
  • Advanced metering Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Microgrid
  • Smart cities
  • Net metering
  • Time of use (TOU) pricing
  • Communication protocol for smart grid
  • Important agencies dealing with smart grid
  • Electric vehicles (EV)
  • Energy management systems (EMS)
Reasons to buy

The report will allow you to -
  • Develop business strategies using specific insights into policy decisions
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting the smart grid markets
  • Compare the level of support provided to different smart grid technologies in different countries
  • Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights into future opportunities and critical success factors in the smart grid market.


1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Executive Summary
2.1 Commitments Made at COP21 to Enhance Smart grid Outlook
2.2 Net Metering to be Key Phenomenon in Most Major Countries
2.3 EU Mandates Driving Smart Grid Investment in Europe
2.4 China is the largest smart grid market
2.5 Smart Grid Standards Development
3 Introduction
3.1 Smart Grid Market, Overview
3.2 GlobalData Report Guidance
4 Smart Grid Framework
4.1 Smart Grid Technology
4.2 Smart Grid Benefits
4.3 Smart Grid International Association
4.4 Smart Grid Standards
5 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, US
5.1 Overview
5.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
5.3 Major Policies and Incentives, Federal
5.4 Major Policies and Incentives, California
5.5 Major Policies and Incentives, Connecticut
5.6 Major Policies and Incentives, Colorado
5.7 Major Policies and Incentives, Pennsylvania
5.8 Major Policies and Incentives, Massachusetts
6 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Canada
6.1 Overview
6.2 Major Institutes involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
6.3 Federal Funding Initiatives
6.4 Canadian Smart Grid Standards Roadmap
6.5 Smart Metering Standardization
6.6 Smart Meter Deployment Project
6.7 Net Metering
6.8 Energy Efficiency
6.9 Energy Innovation Program
6.10 Major Policies and Incentives, Ontario
6.11 Major Policies and Incentives, British Columbia
6.12 Major Policies and Incentives, Quebec
7 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Mexico
7.1 Overview
7.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
7.3 Net Metering
7.4 Smart Meters
7.5 Smart Grid Policy Development
7.6 Smart Grid Regulatory Roadmap
7.7 Smart City
7.8 Renewable Energy Outlook - Vision for 2030 on the Use of Renewable Energies in Mexico
7.9 Grid Interconnection Contract for Renewable Energy
7.10 Energy Sector Program 2013-2018
7.11 National Electric System Development Program (PRODESEN) Program
7.12 Electric Vehicle Power Feeders Tax Incentive
7.13 Wheeling Service Agreement for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources
8 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Brazil
8.1 Overview
8.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
8.3 Advanced Metering Infrastructure
8.4 Time-of-Use Pricing
8.5 Energy Efficiency
8.6 Net Metering
8.7 Powerline Communication Regulation
8.8 IT Law Tax Incentives
8.9 Government Fund for Grid Modernization
8.10 Electric Vehicles
8.11 Inovar Auto Program
8.12 Inova Energia Program
9 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, China
9.1 Overview
9.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
9.3 13th Five-Year Plan 2016-2021
9.4 Electric Vehicle
9.5 EV Charging Station
9.6 Smart Meter Installation
9.7 Smart Grid
9.8 Smart Grid Technology Standards
9.9 Microgrid
9.10 Tax Exemption for Clean Energy Projects
9.11 High- and New-Tech Enterprises Program
9.12 Global Ultra-High Voltage (UHV) Grid
9.13 Clean Energy Technology and Innovation Roadmap: New Action Plan (2016-2030)
9.14 China Smart Grid Substation Operations and Communication Project
10 Smart Grid Policy and Incentives, Japan
10.1 Overview
10.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
10.3 Plan for Global Warming Countermeasures
10.4 Microgrid
10.5 National Resilience Program
10.6 Japan Smart Cities
10.7 Demand Response
10.8 Taxes and Incentives for Renewable Energy
10.9 Smart Meters
10.10 Electric Vehicles
11 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Australia
11.1 Overview
11.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
11.3 Smart Meters
11.4 Data Security and Privacy
11.5 Smart Grid City Grant
11.6 Smart Cities and Suburbs Program
11.7 Electric Vehicles
11.8 National Broadband Network
11.9 Solar Cities
11.10 Time-of-Use
11.11 Hybrid Energy Services
11.12 Energy Storage Funding Initiative
11.13 ACT’s NextGen storage program
11.14 Intelligent Storage for Australia’s Grid
11.15 Net Metering/FiT for Solar Bonus Scheme
12 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, South Korea
12.1 Overview
12.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
12.3 Major Policies and Incentives
13 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Singapore
13.1 Overview
13.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
13.3 Major Policies and Incentives
14 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, India
14.1 Overview
14.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
14.3 R-APDRP
14.4 Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
14.5 Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyothi Yojana
14.6 Smart Grid Vision for India
14.7 Smart Grid Roadmap
14.8 Electric Mobility
14.9 Microgrids and Minigrids
14.10 Reduction in Power Cuts
14.11 Demand Response Programs
14.12 Smart Meters
14.13 SCADA/DMS Program
14.14 Condition Monitoring and Energy Auditing and Accounting in Real Time
14.15 Smart Distribution Control
14.16 National Power MIS Centre
14.17 Improvement in Power Quality
14.18 Energy Efficiency Program
14.19 Smart City Project
14.20 Solar Net Metering Policy
14.21 Odisha Smart Grid Project
14.22 Smart Village Nanogrid at Chhotkei, Angul, Odisha
15 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, South Africa
15.1 Overview
15.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
15.3 Eskom Initiative
15.4 Strategic Energy Planning 2015-2020
15.5 EV Infrastructure
15.6 Smart Meters
15.7 Microgrid
15.8 Net Metering
15.9 City of Johannesburg Vision
16 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Saudi Arabia
16.1 Overview
16.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
16.3 Planned Domestic Interconnection Projects
16.4 EV Infrastructure
16.5 Smart Meters
16.6 AMI Infrastructure Standardization
16.7 Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference
16.8 Saudi Smart City
17 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, France
17.1 Overview
17.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
17.3 Smart Meter
17.4 TOU Pricing
17.5 Electricity Meter Specification
17.6 Tax Bonus for Emission
17.7 Smart Grid InterFlex Project
17.8 Recent Pilot Projects in France
17.9 Electric Vehicles
18 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Spain
18.1 Overview
18.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
18.3 Smart Meters
18.4 Smart Cities
18.5 Projects developed by EDP
18.6 InovGrid Project
18.7 UPGRID Project
18.8 SINAPSE
18.9 Electric Vehicle
19 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, Germany
19.1 Overview
19.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
19.3 The Electricity Market Act
19.4 Energy Efficiency Policy
19.5 Grid Expansion Acceleration Act (NABEG)
19.6 Federal Requirement Plan Act
19.7 Electric Vehicles
19.8 Smart Meter
19.9 Digitization of the Energy Transition
19.10 Information Communication Technology based Energy Systems: e-Energy
19.11 ICT for Electric Mobility II Program
19.12 Roadmap for Implementation of Smart Grids in Germany 2012-2022
19.13 Energy Storage Funding Initiative
20 Smart Grid Policies and Incentives, UK
20.1 Overview
20.2 Major Institutes Involved in Advancing Smart Grid Initiatives
20.3 Energy Efficiency Action Plan
20.4 Green Investment Bank
20.5 Smart Meters
20.6 Electric Vehicle
20.7 Carbon Price Floor
20.8 Smart Cities
20.9 Smart Grid Pilot Projects
20.10 Distributed Generation
21 Appendix
21.1 Definitions
21.2 Abbreviations
21.3 Bibliography
21.4 Methodology
21.5 Coverage
21.6 Contact Us
21.7 Disclaimer
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Smart Grid Policy, Smart Grid Standards, IEC Standards
Table 2: Smart Grid Policy, Smart Grid Standards, IEEE Standards, 2016
Table 3: Smart Grid Policy, US ENERGISE Projects, 2017
Table 4: Smart Grid Policy, US Federal Investment Grant Projects ($m)
Table 5: Smart Grid Policy, US Demonstration Projects
Table 6: Smart Grid Policy, US, Federal Tax Credit ($) for Selected EVs and PHEVs, 2017
Table 7: Smart Grid Policy, US, Plug-in EV Sales, 2016-2017
Table 8: Smart Grid Policy, California, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate Programs ($), 2016
Table 9: Smart Grid Policy, Connecticut, Rebate Amounts, 2017
Table 10: Smart Grid Policy, Colorado, Electric Vehicle Tax Credit ($), 2017-2021
Table 11: Smart Grid Policy, Ontario, TOU Prices ($), May 2017 to October 2017
Table 12: Smart Grid Policy, British Columbia, Electric Vehicle Point of Sale Incentive ($) 2017
Table 13: Smart Grid Policy, British Columbia, SCRAP- IT Electric Vehicle Incentives($), 2017
Table 14: Smart Grid Policy, British Columbia, Maximum Initial per Vehicle Incentive Amount ($), CEV Program 2017
Table 15: Smart Grid Policy, Quebec, Number of Electric Vehicle and Charging Station Incentives Granted,2017
Table 16: Smart Grid Policy, Quebec, Electric Vehicle and Charging Station Incentives ($m),2017
Table 17: Smart Grid Policy, Brazil, Inovar-Auto Labeling Requirements
Table 18: Smart Grid Policy, Brazil, Inovar-Auto Labeling Requirements
Table 19: Smart Grid Policy, China, SGCC, Smart Grid Plan (2009-2020)
Table 20: Smart Grid Policy, Major Energy Policies Considered for Development of Microgrids in China
Table 21: Smart Grid Policy, Japan, Charging Stations and Subsidy Rates
Table 22: Smart Grid Market Update, Australia, Overview of Federal, State, and Territory Government Policy for EVs
Table 23: Smart Grid Policy, South Korea, First Green Growth Five-Year Plan
Table 24: Smart Grid Policy, South Korea, Second Green Growth Five-Year Plan
Table 25: Smart Grid Policy, South Korea, Smart Grid Roadmap for Five Domains
Table 26: Smart Grid Policy, Singapore, Policy, Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme, 2015-2017
Table 27: Smart Grid Policy, Singapore, Classification of Demand Response Load Facilities, 2013
Table 28: Smart Grid Policy, India, NSGM Activities and Estimated Cost (INR), 12th Year Plan 2014-2017
Table 29: Smart Grid Policy, India, Smart Grid Pilot Projects, 2017
Table 30: Smart Grid Policy, India, ISGF Working Group
Table 31: Smart Grid Policy, India, DDUGY Targets for 2017-2018
Table 32: Smart Grid Policy, India, Smart Grid Roadmap, 2013-2027
Table 33: Smart Grid Policy, India, Smart City Program Critical Pillars, 2017
Table 34: Smart Grid Policy, Saudi Arabia, Planned Interconnection Projects, 2015-2019
Table 35: Smart Grid Policy, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Smart City List, 2014
Table 36: Smart Grid Policy, France, Tax Bonus for Low Emission Vehicles ($), 2017
Table 37: Smart Grid Policy, France, Penalty Scale for Emission, 2016
Table 38: Smart Grid Policy, France, Smart Grid Projects by Enedis, 2017
Table 39: Smart Grid Policy, Germany, Smart Meter Roll-Out Period, 2017-2033
Table 40: Smart Grid Policy, Germany, Smart Meter Roll-Out Period and Price Caps, 2017-2032
Table 41: Abbreviations
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Smart Grid Policy, China, Electric Vehicles Sold, 2011-2016
Figure 2: Smart Grid Policy, US AMIs Installed (million), 2011-2016
Figure 3: Smart Grid Policy, US, Electric Vehicles Sold, 2012-2017*
Figure 4: Smart Grid Policy, US, Electric Vehicles Sold by State, 2016*
Figure 5: Smart Grid Policy, US Net Metering Customers (million), 2010-2016
Figure 6: Smart Grid Policy, Brazil, Electric Vehicles Sold, 2011-2016
Figure 7: Smart Grid Policy, China, Electric Vehicles Sold, 2011-2016
Figure 8: Smart Grid Policy, UK, Number of Plug-In Electric Vehicle Registrations, 2012-2016

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