Global Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market Forecast up to 2024

  • January, 2019
  • Domain: ICT - Verticals - Power and energy,digital technologies
Pages: 95
Tables: 30
Charts: 57
Regions/Countries: 4 / 0
Companies: 10
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Blockchain supports energy trading across a wide range of commodity markets including crude oil, refined products, natural gas, and electric power. Within each business segment blockchain-powered solution can be deployed that produce, refine, distribute, and retail trade information related to pricing, position management, logistics, and risk reporting. Furthermore, power utilities can optimize the generation, distribution, and consumption of electricity through blockchain technologies. The development of specially designed blockchain solutions for electricity grids and new players such as decentralized producers of renewable energies are regularly generating large amounts of data that energy companies need to address. New users of electricity such as electric vehicles, connected houses, and new communicating equipment’s such as smart meters, sensors, and remote-control devices, are also causing a surge of data that the energy companies will have to capture, and examine in order to make informed decisions. Blockchain technologies offer suitable solutions for power utilities to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and flexibility, and to preserve the balance between consumption and production in a rapidly changing energy landscape.

In addition, there is a lack of industry standards, which is still in the development phase. In the digitally connected world, the blockchain in energy utilities market has reported a significant growth and is presenting ample opportunities for the industry players. The blockchain solutions and services are used by organizations of all sizes (small, medium, and large) across power sector and oil & gas sector.

Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market Analysis

According to Infoholic Research, the global blockchain in energy utilities market is estimated to be $210.4 million in 2018 and is expected to reach $3,460.4 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 59.4% during the forecast period 2018–2024. The distributed energy and peer-to-peer electricity sales are some of the major factors which are expected to drive the market growth in the next 5–6 years. Due to the increasing automation in energy utilities, organizations are making real-time changes to the infrastructure that will help them to convert into blockchain-powered software and reduce TCO. Blockchain-powered solutions also help the energy utilities in improving their overall productivity.

Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market Segmentation Analysis

The study covers and analyzes global blockchain in energy utilities market by components, by services, by applications, by industry verticals, and regions. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenarios, government initiatives, and technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalists in understanding the companies better and make informed decisions. The regions covered includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa. The revenue is generated mainly from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. North America is leading the market followed by Europe with Asia Pacific emerging in blockchain in energy utilities market.

Regions and Vendors Analysis

The report contains an in-depth analysis of the vendor profiles, which includes financial health, business units, key business priorities, SWOT, strategy, and views. The key and prominent vendors covered in the report include SAP SE, IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Infosys Limited, and HCL Technologies Limited among various others. The vendors have been identified based on the portfolio, geographical presence, marketing & distribution channels, revenue generation, and significant investments in R&D.

Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market Benefits

The report encompasses the study of blockchain in energy utilities market by components such as blockchain platform and services; by services such as consulting & advisory services, development & integration services, testing services, and others (support & maintenance); by applications such as grid management, energy trading, payment schemes, supply chain and logistics, and others. The blockchain-based innovation has received a lot of traction in the last three years. Blockchain innovation has a broad scope of use in energy and utilities. For instance, blockchain can assist users with making payment with cryptocurrency, to check exchanges, to close computerized contracts, to execute exchanges, among other applications. The evolution of technologies such as cloud computing, cognitive computing, and machine learning are paving the way for growth of blockchain in energy utilities. Furthermore, the report provides details about the major challenges impacting the market growth.

1     Executive Summary 

1.1        High Dominance and High Growth Markets in Blockchain in Energy Utilities

2     Industry Outlook 

2.1        Industry Snapshot

2.1.1     Industry Trends

3     Market Snapshot

3.1        Total Addressable Market

3.2        Segment Addressable Market

3.2.1     PEST Analysis

3.2.2     Porter’s Five Force Analysis

3.3        Related Markets

4     Market Characteristics

4.1        Market Overview

4.2        Market Development and Technological Impact

4.3        Market Segmentation

4.4        Market Dynamics

4.4.1     Drivers    Peer-to-Peer energy trading    Increasing infrastructure flexibility    Increasing business performance and capacity

4.4.2     Restraints    Complexity in migration to blockchain technologies    Security concerns    Lack of awareness    Managing traditional networks

4.4.3     Opportunities    Growth of cloud computing technology    Software as a core strategy    Development of smart cities    Emerging economies

4.4.4     DRO – Impact Analysis

4.4.5     Key Stakeholders

5     Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market, By Component

5.1        Overview

5.2        Platform

5.3        Services

6     Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market, By Services

6.1        Overview

6.2        Consulting & Advisory Services

6.3        Development & Integration Services

6.4        Testing Services

6.5        Other Services

7     Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market, By Application 

7.1        Overview

7.2        Grid Management

7.3        Energy Trading

7.4        Payment Schemes

7.5        Supply Chain and Logistics

7.6        Other Applications

8     Blockchain in Energy & Utilities Market, By Vertical

8.1        Overview

8.2        Power Sector

8.3        Oil & Gas Sector

9     Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market, By Geography 

9.1        Overview

9.2        North America

9.2.1     DRO for North America

9.3        Europe

9.3.1     DRO for Europe

9.4        Asia Pacific

9.4.1     DRO for Asia Pacific

9.5        LAMEA

9.5.1     DRO for LAMEA

10   Vendor Profiles

10.1     SAP SE

10.1.1  Overview

10.1.2  Business Units

10.1.3  Business Focus

10.1.4  SWOT Analysis

10.1.5  Business Strategies

10.2     IBM Corporation

10.2.1  Overview

10.2.2  Business Units

10.2.3  Geographic Revenue

10.2.4  Business Focus

10.2.5  SWOT Analysis

10.2.6  Business Strategies

10.3     Microsoft

10.3.1  Overview

10.3.2  Business Units

10.3.3  Geographic Revenue

10.3.4  Business Focus

10.3.5  SWOT Analysis

10.3.6  Business Strategies

10.4     Infosys Limited

10.4.1  Overview

10.4.2  Geographic Revenue

10.4.3  Business Focus

10.4.4  SWOT Analysis

10.4.5  Business Strategies

10.5     HCL Technologies Limited

10.5.1  Overview

10.5.2  Business Units

10.5.3  Geographic Revenue

10.5.4  Business Focus

10.5.5  SWOT Analysis

10.5.6  Business Strategies

11   Companies to Watch for

11.1     Power Ledger Pty Ltd

11.1.1  Overview

11.1.2  Market Exposure/Differentiating Factor

11.2     Grid+

11.2.1  Overview

11.2.2  Market Exposure/Differentiating Factor

11.3     LO3 Energy

11.3.1  Overview

11.3.2  Market Exposure/Differentiating Factor

11.4     WePower Network

11.4.1  Overview

11.4.2  Market Exposure/Differentiating Factor

11.5     WePower Network

11.5.1  Overview

11.5.2  Market Exposure/Differentiating Factor

12   Annexure 

12.1     Report Scope

12.2     Research Methodology

12.2.1  Data Collation & In-house Estimation

12.2.2  Market Triangulation

12.2.3  Forecasting

12.3     Study Declarations

12.4     Report Assumptions

12.5      Abbreviations

Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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