Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market
Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial and Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018
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Necessity of Electricity in Industrial and Household Spaces to Boost Electricity Meters Market
Electricity meters are appliances used in households and industrial spaces to calculate and control power consumption. These instruments have developed from legacy electromechanical systems to solid state meters that offers two-way communication capacities together with precise measurement of energy demand and its reporting. Growing popularity of these devices are likely to add to the growth of the global electricity meters market in the near future.
Different measures to facilitate smart meter implementations in the next few years are being pursued by governments and other legislative bodies. This is partly due to the massive number of advantages that smart electricity meters bring. These increased initiatives are likely to work in favor of the global electricity meters market in the years to come. Electricity meters also allow meter reading from remote places, pre - payment opportunities, and fraud prevention. It also offers accurate calculation of energy usage, by implementing and storing daily use time at regular intervals. While it is possible to manipulate smart electricity meters, it involves changing storage logs, which is a time-consuming and complex operation. The benefits of these meters are expected to foster development of the global electricity meters market in the near future.
Favorable Government Measures and Need to Reduce Peak Demand to Foster Growth
Smart energy metering systems are capable of reducing the peak demand for electricity. It can also enable end-users to accurately control and decrease energy consumption. Energy suppliers utilize these devices by aligning the benefits of reaction time reduction to overcome hardware failures and power outages. It also helps them to provide improved customer service due to remote reading comforts. Since renewable energy production changes with time, low energy production eventually results in unstable productivity of energy. However, by monitoring the energy usage of different electronic devices, the use of a metering device attempts to compensate for this deficit, as it is able to manage intermittent supplies. The installation of these devices, which is set to perform a crucial role in the development of the industry, is backed by many smart meter rollout schemes in various regions. It is facilitated in the form of favorable government measures in countries like the U.S. and U.K. These factors are likely to foster growth of the global electricity meters market in the near future.
- North America
- EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World (RoW)