northeast group, llc

about us

smart infrastructure market intelligence...

northeast group, llc is a research and consulting firm based in Washington, DC with expertise in the smart infrastructure and smart grid sectors. We analyze and forecast how smart infrastructure will be deployed at utilities and in smart cities. This is sometimes referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. We publish market research studies, datasets and offer custom research services.

Some of our clients include:

For more information on some of our market research and consulting engagements see the research and consulting sections of this website. Our research products are focused on smart infrastructure and smart grid opportunities in emerging market countries and various thematic research topics. Consulting and custom research has completed a number of engagements with utilities, vendors and other clients.

 

company news

October 24, 2014 - AFK Insider quotes Northeast Group - "Emerging opportunities from fixing Africa's power infrastructure"

July 27, 2014 - Christian Science Monitor quotes Northeast Group - "Gas price equivalent for electricity? 75 cents."

May 12, 2014 - Metering.com quotes Northeast Group - "Electricity meters: African market to grow 234pc by 2024"

October 16, 2013 - Financial Times' XportReporter quotes Northeast Group - "China's nascent smart water industry presents opportunities for a slew of foreign companies"

September 19, 2013 - Forbes quotes Northeast Group - "With Annual Losses Estimated At $14 Billion, It's Time To Get Smarter About Water"

September 16, 2013 - Bloomberg quotes Northeast Group - "Smart-Water Tech May Save Countries $12.3 Billion: Study"

July 23, 2013 - Forbes quotes Northeast Group - "Will Ernest Moniz's eGallon Catch On?"

July 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times quotes Northeast Group - "Charging Electric Cars At Home: Utility Discounts Compared"

March 14, 2013 - Mexico Smart Grid Conference - Northeast Group spoke about smart grid regulatory frameworks in emerging markets at the recent conference in Mexico City.

September 11, 2012 - Bloomberg Businessweek article quotes Northeast Group - "Anti-Theft Plan Boosts Eletropaulo Revenue as Rates Fall"

March 8, 2012 - Bloomberg Businessweek article quotes Northeast Group - "Smart Meters Help Brazil Zap Electricity Theft"

 

client testimonials

"Northeast Group's Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2014 study provided Kamstrup with a detailed view of 45 countries not covered by other research providers. Not only was it very high quality but it provided an in-depth analysis where others have provided only a high level view. The study really helped us a lot."

- Bo Jakobsen, Business Development Manager, Kamstrup

"Northeast Group's Middle East & North Africa Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2012-2022) study was a very valuable resource for us. We learned a lot from the analysis and recommend that anyone who is interested in the MENA smart grid market should purchase it."

- Saifi Ismail, Business Development Director, Netcomm Wireless

"United States Smart Infrastructure: LED and Smart Street Lighting was a very good report that Bridgelux found extremely useful for our market research purposes. The analysis and graphical depictions of this analysis were particularly insightful for us."

- Manager, Corporate Strategy & Development, Bridgelux

"Northeast Group's Brazil Smart Grid report provided a very comprehensive but also focused, relevant, and timely analysis of Brazil's emerging smart grid industry. It helped us to quickly size the market, identify the key players, and understand the challenges and opportunities that exist."

- Director Business Management - Brazil, Jabil Inc.

"The research methodology and analysis provided by Northeast Group in the South America Smart Grid Market Forecast report gave us valuable insights into a rapidly developing region...Northeast Group produces quite useful reports, which are based on primary research incorporated with business acumen and industry knowledge."

- Bobbi Harris, Senior Manager - Strategic Marketing, Sensus

 

latest research

December 2014 - Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2015

A study covering 50 emerging market countries with the most potential for smart grid investment over the period 2014-2024 (217 pages + dataset + PowerPoint). These 50 countries currently lose $58.7bn per year due to electricity theft and will cumulatively invest $168bn in smart grid infrastructure over the next decade to reduce these "non-technical losses."

Regional forecasts include smart metering (AMI), distribution automation, wide area measurement, home energy management and IT. For the table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

November 2014 - Global Electricity Metering Market Dataset

An excel dataset of the electricity metering market for 125 individual countries comprising more than 98% of the global market (48,000 data points + PowerPoint executive summary).

Dataset includes detailed split by segment and forecasts to 2024. Legacy residential metering, AMI (2-way communicating meters), AMR (1-way communicating) and commercial and industrial segments are covered. Both annual demand and installed base figures are provided.

For a brochure with further information, please click here.

 

October 2014 - Southeast Asia Smart Grid: Market Forecast

A regional study of the Southeast Asia smart grid market over the period 2014-2024 (179 pages + dataset + PowerPoint).

The study covers the countries of Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. The region will see $13.6bn in cumulative investment over the next decade.

For a table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

September 2014 - Eurasia Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2014-2024)

A regional study of the Eurasia smart grid market over the period 2014-2024 (138 pages + dataset + PowerPoint).

The study covers the five countries of Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in detail. It also summarizes the opportunity in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. The region will see $18.3bn in cumulative investment over the next decade.

For a table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

August 2014 - Transmission & Distribution Infrastucture Dataset

An excel dataset of the global electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure market covering the period 2014-2024 (34,000 data points + summary PowerPoint presentation).

Annual investment in T&D infrastructure is currently $148bn and will grow over the forecast period. This includes investment in substations, power lines and associated equipment and smart grid infrastructure (distribution automation). This dataset includes 125 countries representing more than 98% of the global market.

For a brochure with further information, please click here.

 

July 2014 - US Utility Electric Vehicle Tariffs (Volume IV)

Volume 4 of the annual benchmark covering the electric vehicle tariffs and rates launched by United States-based utilities (43 pages).

The 2014 benchmark covers 25 electric utilties across 14 states that have EV tariffs. These include 8 of the largest 15 utilities.

For a table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

June 2014 - Middle East & North Africa Smart Grid: Market Forecast

A study of the smart grid market across the Middle East & North Africa region covering the period 2014-2024 (200 pages + dataset).

The study covers Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, Qatar, Jordan, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Bahrain in depth, with further analysis of other countries in the region. Forecasts include AMI, DA, HEM, WAM, IT and solar generation on a country-by-country basis. These cumulatively represent $9.8bn smart grid and $27.9bn solar opportunities over the next decade.

For a table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

May 2014 - Sub-Saharan Africa Electricity Metering: Market Forecast

A regional study of the Sub-Saharan Africa electricity metering market covering the period 2014-2024 (144 pages + dataset).

The study covers 15 individual countries in-depth and includes forecasts for the remaining countries in the region. Electricity metering forecasts cover legacy, prepaid, AMI and C&I metering units and value for each country. There is also detailed information on regulatory environments and vendor activity.

For the table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

April 2014 - US Utility Social Media & Mobile Apps Benchmark

A benchmark of the 50 largest electric utilities in the United States and their use of social media and mobile apps for customer engagement (77 pages).

The benchmark analyzes the effectiveness of utilities' use of social media and mobile apps and ranks the largest 50 across both domains. There is also a detailed look at the vendors active in these areas.

For the table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

February 2014 - Global LED and Smart Street Lighting (2014-2025)

A study covering the global market for LED and smart street lighting over the period 2014-2025 (105 pages + dataset of 125 individual countries).

Currently, there are 281.4m streetlights in the world, growing to 339.9m by 2025. LED and smart street lighting will represent a $72bn market opportunity.

For the table of contents, list of figures and an order form, please click here.

 

November 2013 - Mexico Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2013-2023)

A study of the $12.1bn smart grid market in Mexico over the period 2013-2023 with forecasts for 17 different market segments (105 pages + dataset).

 

September 2013 - Emerging Markets Smart Water Infrastructure

A study covering the $46.5bn smart water market across 72 emerging market countries over the period 2013-2023 (160 pages + dataset).

 

June 2013 – South America Smart Grid: Market Forecast

A regional study of the smart grid market across 10 Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor AnalysisSouth American countries with AMI, DA, HEM, WAM and IT forecasts over the period 2013-2023 (260 pages + dataset).

 

April 2013 – CEE Smart Grid: Market Forecast

A regional study of the smart grid market across Central & Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor AnalysisEastern Europe (CEE) with AMI forecasts for 10 countries over the period 2013-2023 (180 pages).

February 2013 – EM Smart Grid: Vendor Analysis

An analysis of more than 400 smart grid vendors across 35 Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor Analysisemerging market countries. Focus of study is on emerging market-based vendors but large international vendors are also covered in detail (109 pages).

October 2012 – US LED & Smart Street Lighting Study
US Smart Infrastructure

A survey of nearly 100 cities and municipalities in the US on their LED and smart streetlighting projects. Includes a detailed forecast to 2025 for this $4.7bn market (120 pages).

September 2012 – Brazil Smart Grid: Market Forecast

An in-depth country study of the smart grid market in Brazil country snapshots and ami forecastswith forecasts for 14 different segments. Study covers the period 2012-2022 (120 pages).


For more information on any of these reports, please visit the
research section of this website.