Market Trends: Energy Management in the Smart Home

Archived Published: 29 February 2012 ID: G00224946

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The availability of low-cost connected devices and the deployment of smart meters will enable a new set of home energy management products and services.

Table of Contents

  • Trends in the Market
    • Smart Home Systems Encompass Convenience, Security and Energy Management Functions
      • HEM
  • Market: Smart HEM Is an Important Market in the Early Stages of Development
    • Convenience Factors Drive First Phase of Adoption
    • Economic Considerations Drive High-Volume Adoption
      • Economic Benefit to Consumers
      • Economic Benefit to Utilities
  • Contrarian View: Delays in Smart Grid Development or Reductions in Incentives Will Slow Adoption
  • Vendors to Watch
  • Conclusions
  • Recommended Reading
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