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Home Energy Management Systems: Vendors, Technologies and Opportunities, 2013-2017

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by Kamil Bojanczyk

The current Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) market is valued at $1.5 billion in 2013, and includes utility residential demand response (DR), connected home subscriptions, software services, and associated hardware. While the market is still in its infancy, the top two leading home automation companies combined already have over 2 million customers paying monthly subscription fees of between $20 and $60, demonstrating the HEMS market’s remarkable potential. New companies have entered the arena, hungry for the next set of opportunities revolving around software and bundled service solutions, and the market has shifted in its scope and product offerings.

FIGURE: HEMS Vendor Taxonomy


Source: Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

At over 300 pages, this comprehensive new report covers various HEMS topics including DR, analytics, and the backend systems used by utilities to manage residential loads. In addition to case studies and comprehensive coverage of the technologies, markets and economics of HEMS, the report includes in-depth market forecasting, company rankings and an intensive vendor and utility program analysis of more than 100 major market players and their HEMS offerings.

Companies covered in the report include:

Aclara • ADT • Alarm.com • Alektrona • AlertMe • AT&T • Bright House Networks • C3 Energy (Efficiency 2.0) • Calico Energy Services • Comcast • Comverge • Consert • Corix Utilities • Cox Communications • Digi • EcoFactor Energate • Energy Aware • EnergyHub • General Electric • Greenwave Reality • GridPoint • Hitachi • Honeywell • iControl • Intelen • Invensys Controls • ISA Sensing • Landis+Gyr • LG • Motorola Home • MyEnergy • Nest Labs • Onzo • OPower • People Power • Powerhouse Dynamics • PowerWatch • Rogers Communications • Schneider Electric • Sequentric • Silver Spring Networks • SmartThings • Swisscom & myStrom • Tendril • ThinkEco • Time Warner Cable • Toshiba • Tri Cascade • Verizon • Vivint • Watt Intelligent Solutions • Wattvision