BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for Internet of Things (IoT) analytics solutions for utilities, key market conditions, challenges faced by stakeholders, technology issues, and regional adoption trends, providing global market forecasts, segmented by region, spending segment, and application, through 2028.

The utilities industry is attempting to leverage a plethora of generating assets, transmission and distribution system equipment, and smart meters connected to the grid, creating large amounts of data. However, the IoT has invaded their space. Legacy IoT analytics solutions, software tools, and control systems used to analyze data and keep electricity flowing are becoming outdated with the emergence of cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI). Click to tweet: A new @NavigantRSRCH report shows global revenue from the IoT and analytics for utilities market is expected to grow to more than $5.1 billion in 2028.

“Many of the tools are outdated, sit in silos, and were never designed for the complexities of today’s smart grid,” says Neil Strother, principal research analyst with Navigant Research. “More advanced utility IoT analytics solutions have entered the market and can be applied to legacy systems and new data flows using edge computing, cloud computing, machine learning, and AI to unlock valuable insights and drive operational efficiencies.”

According to the report, utilities should embrace IoT analytics solutions even though the solutions have yet to fully mature, as they can help cut costs while demand is flat or declining. With IoT technologies, disparate systems can also operate on the internet and integrate data for enhanced business value. In addition, advanced analytics are needed as more distributed energy resources, like solar PV, come online and create two-way energy flows on a grid that was not designed that way.

This Navigant Research report, , provides answers for utility operators and managers looking to adopt IoT analytics solutions. The study includes a discussion of key market conditions, challenges faced by stakeholders, technology issues, and regional adoption trends. Global market forecasts, segmented by region, spending segment, and application, extend through 2028. The report also provides pointed recommendations and steps stakeholders should take to harness the data from connected grid assets to drive valuable insights and outcomes.

About Navigant Research

Navigant Research, the dedicated research arm of Navigant, provides market research and benchmarking services for rapidly changing and often highly regulated industries. In the energy sector, Navigant Research focuses on in-depth analysis and reporting about global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of the Energy Technologies, Utility Transformations, Transportation Efficiencies, and Buildings Innovations sectors. Additional information about Navigant Research can be found at www.navigantresearch.com.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

* The information contained in this press release concerning the report, IoT and Analytics for Utilities Market Overview , is a summary and reflects Navigant Research’s current expectations based on market data and trend analysis. Market predictions and expectations are inherently uncertain and actual results may differ materially from those contained in this press release or the report. Please refer to the full report for a complete understanding of the assumptions underlying the report’s conclusions and the methodologies used to create the report. Neither Navigant Research nor Navigant undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY ALTERNATIVE ENERGY UTILITIES OTHER ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE INTERNET NETWORKS SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS

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