Smart Energy: Competitive Landscape and Collaborative Business Models
2015 (English)In: 2015 18th International Conference on Intelligence in Next Generation Networks, ICIN 2015, IEEE Communications Society, 2015Conference paper, Presentation (Refereed)
During the recent years several technologies and services based in Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine communications (M2M) have appeared in many different sectors, like healthcare, transport, logistics, media or utilities. When new technologies (like Smart Grid or Smart Energy) appear two types of challenges can be defined: technical and business challenges, therefore innovation has to be applied in both of them. Too often innovation is focus on the technical evolution and underestimated on the business field, however it is a key aspect for new technologies and services to reach commercial success. Traditional business models in the energy sector will suffer big changes in the next years, as the Smart Grid concept is developed.By the advent of new services and applications, horizontal and vertical partnerships with competitors and other actors will take place. In this context collaboration between actors, partnerships and agreements will be of key importance. This paper investigates the different actors involved in a Smart Energy ecosystem, its possible activities and suitable business models for the different Smart Grid building blocks or milestones.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IEEE Communications Society, 2015.
Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-160927DOI: 10.1109/ICIN.2015.7073816ISI: 000380378200018ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84928502166ISBN: 9781479918669OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-160927DiVA: diva2:792655
18th International ICIN Conference. Innovations in Services, Networks and Clouds; Connecting people, things and machines,17 February 2015 - 19 February 2015, Paris, France
QC 201503242015-03-042015-03-042016-08-23Bibliographically approved