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Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures

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Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures

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Dynamic VVC Equipment and Solutions: ADMS VVC Applications, Communications, VVC Analytics, VVC Devices, IVVC, CVR, Power Electronics, Grid Edge VVC Control, and Smart Inverters

Today's utility is challenged to modernize its grid to survive the present while being old-fashioned enough to ensure high quality and reliability in power delivery. In a smart distribution utility, energy is carefully managed to support smooth operation of critical infrastructure while facilitating a clean, economic, and safe environment in which to live, work, and play. Grid modernization is arguably the single most important focus for any utility as aging and congestion lead to power quality issues and more frequent outages.

Advanced, controllable dynamic Volt/VAR control architecture (DVCA) technologies and various Volt/VAR devices and control solutions can serve as oil in the machinery. They can keep transformers, generators, transmission lines, and distribution systems from overheating, reducing the risk of being retired or upgraded before the end of their intended lifespan. In areas with growing penetration of distributed energy resources (DER), Volt/VAR control (VVC) is emerging as an ancillary service to be provided by microgrids, power factor correction (PFC) systems, distributed PV, and electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Navigant Research forecasts that global annual DVCA revenue will grow from $734.1 million in 2014 to $2.9 billion in 2023.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for DVCA solutions and components, with a focus on communications, VVC devices, distribution management system (DMS) VVC applications, and VVC analytics. The study provides an analysis of the market issues, including trends, drivers, and benefits, related to DVCA solutions. Global market forecasts for revenue, segmented by region, solution type, and component segment, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies, as well as the competitive landscape, associated with DVCA systems and solutions for the medium-voltage and low-voltage distribution grid.

Key Questions Addressed:

What are the components of dynamic Volt/VAR control architecture (DVCA) solutions?
What factors and drivers will contribute to market growth for DVCA components?
How do DVCA control objectives differ by region?
What are the primary benefits of DVCA technologies?
How are DVCA solutions evolving to support the modernized grid?
Which power system vendors and power companies are active in the emerging DVCA arena?

Who needs this report?

Power system vendors
Power companies
System component manufacturers
Utilities
Government agencies and regulators
Investor community
1. Executive Summary
1.1 Modernize to Survive the Present
1.2 Market Trends and Forecast
2. Market Issues
2.1 Future Grid Specifications
2.2 DVCA Integrates Systems to Solve Complex Problems
2.2.1 North American versus Other Regional Grid Design Models
2.3 Detailed Market Drivers
2.3.1 Rightsizing the Grid
2.3.2 Strengthening the Grid for Meaningful Integration of DG
2.3.3 Load Growth
2.4 DVCA Benefits
2.4.1 Capacity Reductions through VAR Management
2.4.2 Fuel Cost Reductions through VAR Improvement
2.5 Regional Experiences with DVCA
2.5.1 North America
2.5.1.1 Lessons from U.S. DOE-Backed Volt/VAR Projects
2.5.1.2 Case Study: Duke Energy Ohio
2.5.1.3 Target High-Value Feeders
2.5.2 Europe
3. Technology Issues
3.1 DVCA Components Overview
3.2 DVCAs
3.2.1 Next-Generation Big Data Analytics
3.2.2 Cloud Computing
3.2.3 Pervasive Wireless Sensors and Monitoring
3.2.4 Digital and Solid-State Replacement Technologies
3.2.5 Standardized Communication Technologies and Protocols
3.3 Key Existing Technologies
3.3.1 Distribution SCADA
3.3.2 FAN Communications
3.4 Management of Voltage in MV and LV Substations
3.4.1 Substation Voltage Regulation
3.5 Major DVCA Solutions
3.5.1 VAR Control
3.5.2 VVC
3.5.3 IVVC
3.5.4 DVO
3.5.5 CVR
3.5.6 GVVC
3.5.7 DVVC
3.6 DVCA Roadmap
4. Key Industry Players
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Power System Vendors
4.2.1 ABB
4.2.2 Alstom Group
4.2.3 Beckwith Electric
4.2.4 Cooper Power Systems (Eaton Corporation)
4.2.5 Dominion Voltage, Inc.
4.2.6 Efacec Advanced Control Systems
4.2.7 GE Digital Energy
4.2.8 GRIDiant
4.2.9 Gridco Systems
4.2.10 IUS Technologies
4.2.11 S&C Electric Company
4.2.12 Schneider Electric
4.2.13 Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
4.2.14 Siemens
4.2.15 Utilidata
4.2.16 Silver Spring Networks
4.2.17 Varentec
4.3 Power Companies
4.3.1 AEP
4.3.2 Dominion Virginia Power
4.3.3 Duke Energy/Progress Energy
4.3.4 Exelon/PECO
4.3.5 Portland General Electric
4.3.6 Southern California Edison
4.3.7 Tennessee Valley Authority
5. Market Forecasts
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Forecast Methodology
5.3 Global Revenue Forecast
5.4 Revenue Forecast by Component Segment
5.4.1 North America
5.4.2 Europe
5.4.3 Asia Pacific
5.4.4 Rest of World
5.5 Conclusions and Recommendations
6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

Cumulative DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, North America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, North America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Western Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Western Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
Simplified European and North American Distribution Network Architectures
CVR Benefit Compression
Distribution Grid Schematic Featuring Grid Edge Control
Utility Systems Communication Architecture in the Big Data Analytics Era
Illustration of a Typical SCADA Architecture
Example LTC
Example Pole-Mounted Capacitor Banks and Controller Packages
Example of DVO Technologies in a Pole-Mount Application
Illustration of CVR Configuration

List of Tables

Cumulative DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures
DVCA Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, North America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Western Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Latin America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Solution Type, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, North America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Western Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Eastern Europe: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Asia Pacific: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Latin America: 2014-2023
DVCA Revenue by Component Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2014-2023

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