24 new smart meter projects identified Q2-2019


Navigant Research’s Global AMI Tracker 2Q19 has identified 24 new smart meter projects globally since its last update in 4Q 2018.

According to the study:

  1. New installations and second-generation upgrades continue in developed markets while developing nations move from nascent stage
  2. The smart meter market is evolving rapidly
  3. For utilities just launching their AMI efforts, newer technologies and purchasing models are of growing interest
  4. North America saw several new smart meter projects being announced by large utilities (Ameren, We Energies) as well as by smaller utilities
  5. Europe, Italy, France, Spain and the UK continue to lead regional activity
  6. Asia Pacific is in transition as China moves to second-generation metering
  7. Japan and Korea continue first-generation deployments, and several other markets (India, Malaysia, Taiwan) offer the promise of growth

Michael Kelly, research analyst with Navigant Research, said:  “In developed markets, new installations and second-generation upgrades continue, with a shift toward advanced capabilities and managed services models.

“Meanwhile, developing markets are advancing beyond the nascent stage, with an uptick in project announcements across Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.”

For more information about the report, visit Global AMI Tracker 2Q19