2Q 2022

Market Data: DER Management Technologies

ADMS, Grid DERMS, Edge DERMS, Virtual Power Plants, Flexibility Platforms, Asset Management and M&C, and DER Analytics: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts

As renewable energy investments continue to expand and grow rapidly across on-grid and off-grid locations, investments in distributed energy resource (DER) management technologies have also gained momentum around the globe. Software vendors are capitalizing on burgeoning opportunities throughout the space with enhanced offerings targeted at electric utilities, aggregators, project developers, and more. This report delineates several categories of DER management technologies to provide a clear picture of the market and vendor landscape for industry stakeholders.

 As nascent technologies, the only consistent definition for DER management technology is a solution that enables a collection of use cases for managing DER. Guidehouse Insights classifies solutions into IT/OT systems, asset management and monitoring & control, and DER analytics.

This Guidehouse Insights report analyzes the market for DER management technologies, including advanced distribution management systems (ADMS), grid- and edge-based distributed energy resource management systems (DERMS), virtual power plants (VPPs), local flexibility market platforms, renewables monitoring & control, and DER analytics. It aims to enable current and prospective electric utilities and service providers to understand the drivers for projected demand and likely investment in DER management solutions and services. The report provides forecasts and analysis for five global regions for 2021 through 2030.

Pages 38
Tables | Charts | Figures 63
  • Which DER management technologies present the largest market potential for vendors?
  • What factors are helping drive the market for DER management technologies?
  • What factors are inhibiting the market for DER management technologies?
  • What are the most important trends in the DER management space?
  • How large will the market for DER management technologies grow and which global regions are growing the fastest?
  • Utilities and grid operators
  • Communications vendors and service providers
  • Smart grid vendors and service providers
  • Non-utility providers
  • Systems integrators
  • Government agencies
  • Research community
  • Investor community

1. Executive Summary

1.1    Introduction

1.2    Report Scope

1.3    Global Forecast

2. Market Issues

2.1    DER Technologies

2.2    DER Management Technologies

2.2.1   IT/OT Systems

2.2.1.1    ADMS

2.2.1.2    Grid DERMS

2.2.1.3   Edge DERMS

2.2.1.4   VPP Management Systems

2.2.1.5   Local Flexibility Market Platforms

2.2.2   Asset Management and M&C

2.2.3   DER Analytics

2.2.3.1    Home Energy Management

2.2.3.2    Building Performance Management

2.2.3.3   DER Monitoring and DR Management

2.2.3.4    EV Planning

2.3    Market Drivers

2.3.1   Proliferation of Data and DER

2.3.2   Favorable Policy and Regulation

2.3.3   Development of Holistic DER Management Platforms

2.3.4   Cloud Computing and SaaS

2.3.5   Evergreen Upgrade Procedures

2.4    Market Barriers

2.4.1   Cost and Complexity

2.4.1.1    DERMS Pricing

2.4.1.2    VPP Pricing

2.4.2   Regulators Trail Industry Megatrends

2.4.3   Poor Data Quality

2.4.4   Existing Data Silos

2.4.5   Communications Requirements

3. Market Forecasts

3.1    Introduction

3.2    Report Scope

3.3    Forecast Methodology

3.4    Market Outlook and Rank

3.5    Market Forecast

3.5.1   North America

3.5.2   Europe

3.5.3   Asia Pacific

3.5.4   Latin America

3.5.5   Middle East & Africa

4. Conclusions & Recommendations

4.1    The Shift from Centralized Generation to DER

4.2    The Future of DERMS

4.3    The Evolution of VPPs

4.4    The Importance of Asset Management and M&C

4.5    The Value of Sophisticated DER Analytics

5. Acronym and Abbreviation List

6. Table of Contents

7. Table of Charts and Figures

8. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

  • DER Management Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  •  DER Management Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, North America: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • VPP Implementation Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Local Flexibility Markets Platform Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Monitoring & Control Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, World Markets: 2021-2030

 

  • DER Management Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, North America: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, North America: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, Europe: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, Europe: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • DER Management Spending by Technology, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, North America: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, Europe: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • ADMS Spending by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, North America: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, Europe: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • Grid DERMS Spending by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, North America: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, Europe: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • Edge DERMS* Spending by Category, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • VPP Capacity, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • VPP Implementation Spending, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • VPP Market Revenue, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Local Flexibility Markets Platform Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Monitoring & Control Spending* by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Solar Monitoring & Control Spending* by Segment, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Storage Monitoring & Control Spending* by Segment, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • Wind Monitoring & Control Spending* by Segment, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Region, World Markets: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, North America: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, Europe: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, Asia Pacific: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, Latin America: 2021-2030
  • DER Analytics Spending by Application, Middle East & Africa: 2021-2030
  • M&C Technology Definitions
  • Building Performance Management Software Definitions
  • AI Applications for Utilities Supporting EVs
  • US Regulatory Market Drivers
  • European Regulatory Market Drivers
  • DER Management Technologies Report Scope
  • Energy IT and OT System Rankings: Cumulative Global Spending and Growth Rate
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