The smart gas market report includes smart meters, solutions, and services deployed across the traditional gas distribution system to minimize the revenue losses incurred through leakage and wastage. It also aims at increasing efficiency, integration & forecasting, control & maintenance, distribution, planning, and mitigation. It represents the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure and technology solutions into gas utilities to provide real-time information, thereby minimizing the delay in decisions and enhancing the data privacy and security.
The vendor DIVE provides information about the major players that offer smart gas products and outlines the findings and analysis on how well each market vendor performs within predefined DIVE criteria. The vendor evaluations are based on two broad categories — product offering and business strategy. Each category carries various criteria based on which the vendors will be evaluated. The evaluation criteria considered under product offering includes the breadth of offering, features/functionalities, delivery (on the basis of industries that the vendors cater to, deployment models, and subscriptions), and support (on the basis of pre and post-sale support services). The evaluation criteria considered under business strategy include reach (on the basis of geographic presence), channel (on the basis of channel partners that the vendors cater to), viability, roadmap, and inorganic growth (on the basis of partnerships, collaborations, and acquisitions).
Schneider Electric, General Electric, IBM Corporation, Oracle Corporation, ABB Group, CGI Group, Cap Gemini, Sensus, and Itron lead in the smart gas market and are recognized as Visionary Leaders. They have a strong portfolio of solutions, services, and devices offering smart gas. These vendors have been marking their presence in the smart gas market by offering highly customized and easily deployable solutions for the residential and commercial clients, coupled with their robust business strategy to achieve constant growth in the smart gas market.
Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, KROHNE are recognized as dynamic companies in the smart gas market. They have an innovative portfolio of solutions and services and also have an extensive network of channel partners and resellers to increase the deployment of their solutions across a multitude of vertical markets. Over the years, the dynamic vendors have been consistently generating positive revenue growth in the smart gas market, and their market position is boosted by the organic and inorganic ventures, undertaken by them over the period.
Aclara Technologies LLC, Elster Group SE, Landis+Gyr, Emerson Electric and Verizon Communications, Inc. are recognized as innovators in the smart gas market. They have innovative portfolio of smart gas solutions and a robust potential to build strong business strategies for their business growth to be at par with the Vanguards. These vendors have been consistently offering its customers smart gas solutions portfolio to fulfill their demands. Innovators have been forefront in deploying their solutions.
Silver Spring Networks, Inc., Badger Meter, Inc., EDMI Limited, Moxa, Inc., Apator Group, Master Meter Inc., Delta Gas Mobin Group, Quadlogic Meters Canada Inc., and Chongqing Shancheng Gas Equipment Co., Ltd. are recognized as the emerging players in the smart gas market. The majority of the emerging vendors have been undertaking multiple acquisitions and boosting their sales capabilities across various regions to offer their integrated solutions, devices, and services to a wide range of clients.