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.
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"
"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
April 2014 - US Utility Customer Engagement Benchmark: Social Media & Mobile Apps
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)
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.
December 2013 - Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2014
December 2013 - Global Electricity Metering Market Dataset
November 2013 - Mexico Smart Grid: Market Forecast (2013-2023)
A study covering the $46.5bn smart water market across 72 emerging market countries over the period 2013-2023 (160 pages + dataset).
Volume III of the annually published benchmark of the electric vehicle (EV) tariffs and rates launched by utilities in the United States (40 pages).
– South America Smart Grid: Market Forecast
April 2013 – CEE Smart Grid: Market Forecast
An analysis of more than 400 smart grid vendors across 35 emerging market countries. Focus of study is on emerging market-based vendors but large international vendors are also covered in detail (109 pages).
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 – SE Asia Smart Grid: Market Forecast
A regional study of the smart grid market across Southeast Asian countries with AMI forecasts for the period 2012-2022 (110 pages).
September 2012 – Brazil Smart Grid: Market Forecast
June 2012 – MENA Smart Grid: Market Forecast
A regional study of the smart grid market across the Middle East & North Africa with AMI forecasts for the period 2012-2022 (119 pages).
For more information on any of these reports, please visit the
research section of this website.