; Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market 2034

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market Size, Share, and Analysis, By Software (Analytics, Management & Control, Virtual Power Plant), By Application (Solar PV, Energy Storage, Wind, Charging Station and Others), By End User (Residential, Commercial, Industrial & Utilities) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest of the World) And Regional Forecast 2024-2034

Published on: Jul-2024
Report Code: FG EP 02063
No. of Pages: 170-350
Report Format: PDF

Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) Market is anticipated to exhibit a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18% during the forecast span from 2024 to 2034. In 2023, the market size was assessed at USD 541 million and is projected to reach USD 3354.9 million by the completion of 2034.

Product Overview

Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) is an advanced software platform which is specifically designed in order to effectively manage and utilize various different energy resources within a power system. These resources consist of solar panels, battery storage, wind turbines, electric vehicles and other different energy assets. DERMS uses advanced control algorithms, real-time monitoring and communication technologies in order to keep in coordination with operation of different resources, making sure of reliable supply while increasing energy efficiency. DERMS have played an important role in modernizing the grids by enabling more seamless integration of renewable sources and improving gird resilience. By actively managing distributed energy resources, DERMS helps in utilizing balanced supply and demand, reduce any form of peak loads and improve overall ability of system. 

Market Highlights

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 18% during the forecast period, 2024-2034

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market is expected to reach USD 3354.9 million, growing at a CAGR of 18% during the forecast period due to the increasing integration of renewable sources and advancements in smart grid technology, while improved grid stability and desire for enhanced energy independence has propelled proper market growth. As the active use of solar, wind and other renewable energies expands, utilities must integrate these variable power sources into grid while maintaining better stability and efficiency. DERMS offers better solution by improving the monitoring, control, and optimization of distributed energy resources. Furthermore, the trend to decentralized energy generation and the increased emphasis on decreasing carbon emissions are pushing up demand for DERMS.

Source: Fatpos Global

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market Segmentation

Virtual Power Plant Software is expected to take leading position due to its consolidation ability

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market, based on Software is segmented into Analytics, Management & Control and Virtual Power Plant. Virtual Power Plant has been standing out as an emerging factor in the markets, due to being known for aggregating small, dispersed DERs, such as rooftop solar panels, into a unified, impactful energy source, improving market entry and grid stability. This scalable and flexible nature makes the grid future proof against the surge of renewable energy integration. In terms of economic benefits, VPPs are actively known for better and strategic energy management, with directly helping towards boosting revenue and reducing any forms of consumers costs. Their rising prevalence has been actively supported by various government incentives that help in promoting the integration of renewable and demand response programs, alongside different technological advancements, which makes it efficient and cost-effective.

Industries and Utilities segment has grown to be the dominant segment in the market

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market is classified based on End Users into Residential, Commercial, Industrial & Utilities. The dominance of Industrial & Utilities segment has been significant due to varying reasons. First being industrial settings manage a diverse set of Distributed Energy Resources which includes different solar panels, wind turbines, battery storage and others. The main focus on cost optimization and energy efficient makes DERMS essential and more valuable for Distributed Energy Resource operation. Strict and regulatory measures in industrial settings makes it compulsory for the use of DERMS in order to ensure better compliance with the help of seamless DER integration.  This requirement arises from the need to adhere to environmental and operational regulations, highlighting the importance of DERMS in ensuring effective, compliant, and sustainable energy management in these industries.

Market Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Government Initiatives Promoting Renewable Energy Integration Has Enhanced the Overall Market Growth and Development

Several government initiatives promoting better renewable energy integration and microgrid development have had a direct and multifaceted impact on the market. Initially, by providing incentives for the adoption of distributed energy sources such as solar and wind power, demand for DERMS solutions to effectively manage the increasing complexities of distributed energy systems has been stimulated. Support for microgrid development has amplified this overall demand, as DERMS have become indispensable for optimizing energy generation, storage, and consumption within various microgrid environments. Additionally, as the use of variable renewable energy sources increases, DERMS play an important role in addressing grid integration challenges, ensuring better stability, and promoting smooth integration with the main grid.

Rising Focus on Energy Security and Resilience has been Positive for the Growth of Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems

Rising focus on energy security and resilience among governments and utilities has surged the demand for Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS). DERMS contribute to improved grid reliability by optimizing operation of distributed energy resources and minimizing disruptions to main grid during any form of outages. Microgrids integrated with DERMS offer better and localized energy security by providing backup power during any form of emergencies, providing safety to important infrastructure and communities. DERMS has played an important role in improving the power quality by effectively managing fluctuations in energy generation from renewable sources, thus ensuring consistent and reliable electricity supply for consumers.

Restraints

High Upfront Costs Of Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems Has Negatively Impacted The Overall Development In Market

The high upfront costs of Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) implementation carries a significant barrier to entry for many potential users. DERMS involves complex systems including hardware, software, and communication infrastructure, along with integration costs and limited standardization, leading to uncertainty in return on investment (ROI). This delays adoption, specifically among smaller utilities and end users with limited capital. In order to address certain challenge, the participants in the DERMS market are exploring solutions such as standardization efforts to enhance integrability, subscription-based models to spread costs over time, and government incentives to balance initial implementation costs, thus promoting wider adoption and mitigating the barrier posed by high upfront expenses.

Recent Developments

  • In 2023, Itron introduced enhanced DERMS capabilities within its Grid Edge Optimization suite, which focused on advanced analytics and optimization algorithms to better integrate and manage distributed energy resources.
  • In 2023, Eaton Corporation introduced new DERMS solutions aimed at improving grid reliability and flexibility through enhanced monitoring and control of distributed energy assets, including solar PV systems and energy storage.
  • In 2023, Siemens AG announced a strong partnership with leading providers in order to enhance its offerings in the distributed energy space, focusing on interoperability and seamless integration of DERs into existing grid infrastructure.
  • In 2023, ABB Ltd., introduced a new modular DERMS platform designed to streamline the deployment and management of distributed energy resources, enabling utilities to optimize grid operations and support renewable energy integration.
  • In 2023, Schneider Electric SE, announced a strategic acquisitions and partnerships to strengthen its position in the DERMS market, focusing on advanced analytics and digitalization tools to improve grid management and support renewable energy integration.

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market

Key Players:

  • Itron
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Siemens AG
  • ABB Ltd.
  • General Electric Company
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Enbala Power Networks
  • Engie
  • Enel X
  • Oracle
  • Blue Pillar, Inc.
  • AutoGrid Systems, Inc.
  • Power Analytics Corporation
  • Opus One Solutions
  • Other Prominent Players (Company Overview, Business Strategy, Key Product Offerings, Financial Performance, Key Performance Indicators, Risk Analysis, Recent Development, Regional Presence, SWOT Analysis)

Regional Analysis

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market is segmented based on regional analysis into five major regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. The Asia Pacific region is experiencing a substantial increase in renewable energy adoption, specifically in solar and wind power. This has driven the need for DERMS to manage distributed resources more effectively. The region has also seen better and more rapid population growth with increasing energy needs. Many governments in the Asia region have invested in smart city projects that involve DREs and require DERMS for better and more effective management.

Among other regions, North America has been investing and is expected to be a large market in the coming future, particularly influenced by various factors such as upgrading aging grid infrastructure, increasing adoption of DERs, and an enhanced focus on energy security and resilience. Europe has been a growing market in recent years as the EU and other non-affiliated nations are increasingly focusing on better energy efficiency and resilience. Latin America and the Middle East & Africa, despite slower growth, have shown positive signs of development.  

Source: Fatpos Global

Impact of Covid-19 on Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market

The impact of COVID-19 on the Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) market was moderately negative in the short term. Negative effects such as significant reduction in overall capital investments effected the overall operational and expansion projects, while also shifting the energy demand patterns and directly leading to supply chain disruptions. Conversely, positive impacts in the long term helped the market to recover with an increased focus on flexibility, growth in renewable energy, and significant government support for renewable energy adoption. Despite these temporary setbacks and interruptions, the long-term growth prospects for the DERMS market remained strong due to the continued focus on renewable energy integration and grid modernization, which improved the significant demand for DERMS in the coming future.

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market is further segmented by region into:

  • North America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United States and Canada
  • Latin America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, NORDIC, Russia, Turkey, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – India, China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Australia, and Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – North Africa, Israel, GCC, South Africa, and Rest of MENA

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market Scope and Segments:

ATTRIBUTE

  DETAILS

Study Period

2018-2034

Base Year

2023

Forecast Period

2024-2034

Historical Period

2019-2022

Growth Rate

CAGR of 18% from 2024-2034

Unit

Value (USD Million)

Segmentation

Main Segments List

By Software

  • Analytics
  • Management & Control
  •  Virtual Power Plant

By Application

  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage
  • Wind
  • Charging Station
  • Others

By End User

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial & Utilities

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market size was values at USD 541 million in 2023 and is projected to reach the value of USD 3354.9 million in 2034, exhibiting a CAGR of 18% during the forecast period.

Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) market includes systems that manage and integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) such as solar panels, wind turbines, and energy storage devices. These systems optimize energy flows and maintain grid stability, enabling efficient operation and integration of renewable energy sources into the power grid.

The Virtual Power Plant segment and Industrial & Utilities segment accounted for the largest Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market share.

Key players in the Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market include Itron, Eaton Corporation, Siemens AG, ABB Ltd., General Electric Company, Schneider Electric SE, Honeywell International Inc., Enbala Power Networks, Engie, Enel X, Oracle, Blue Pillar, Inc., AutoGrid Systems, Inc., Power Analytics Corporation, Opus One Solutions and Other Prominent Players.

Increasing adoption of distributed energy resources and growing demand for grid modernization are the key drivers driving the Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market.

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