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Global Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) Systems Industry

May 22, 2014

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Global Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) Systems Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) Systems in US$ Thousand.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018.

The report profiles 19 companies including many key and niche players such as ABB, Inc., American Superconductor Corporation, ASG Superconductors SpA, Columbus Superconductors SpA, Babcock Noell GmbH, Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies, Fujikura Europe Ltd., GE Corporation, General Cable Superconductors Ltd., Luvata U.K. Ltd., Nexans SA, Southwire Company, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., SuperPower, Inc., and SuNam Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Why Energy Storage? II-1
Growing Need for Green Energy Storage Devices II-2
SMES: A Promising Energy Storage Technology II-3
How Significant is SMES for Power Utilities? II-4
Effect of Energy Storage System Integration in Power Grid at
Different Levels II-5
R&D Efforts Focused on Addressing Cost Issues & Storage
Capacity in SMES Systems II-5
Development of Superconducting Materials: Essential for
Market’s Progress II-6
Focus on Sustainable Power Sourcing Enhances Significance of
Energy Storage II-7
Table 1: Targets for Electricity Production from Renewable
Energy Sources in Select Countries II-8

Table 2: % of Renewable Sources in Electricity Production for
Select Countries II-9
Why Energy Storage Can Be a Game Changer for Renewable Energy? II-10
Focus on Energy Efficiency to Drive Prospects for Energy Storage II-10
Rising Renewable Energy Consumption to Drive Energy Storage
Market II-11
Table 3: World Installed Base of Wind Energy (in MW) by
Geographic Region (2012 & 2017P) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-12
Assessing the Significance of Storage Technologies in
Distributed Generation II-12
The Business Case for Installing Energy Storage Systems in DERs II-13
Microgrids – Driving Energy Storage in the Future II-14
Rapid Charging & Discharging and Minimizing Energy Losses:
Major Advantages II-15
Growing Need to Develop SMES Systems with Larger Power Storage
Capacities II-15
High Cost: A Major Obstacle to Adoption in Large-Scale
Applications II-15
Challenges Faced in Deployment of SMES Systems II-16
New Projects & Government Mandates to Stimulate Energy Storage
Market II-16
Incentives & Standards: Key to Promoting Energy Storage
Technologies II-17
Competitive Landscape II-17

2. ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS – AN OVERVIEW II-18
Power Grid: From Generation to Distribution II-18
World Electricity Generation & Demand: A Review II-18
Table 4: Worldwide Net Electricity Generation (2010 & 2040):
Breakdown by Fuel Source (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 5: Top Electricity Consumers Worldwide – Ranked by
Electricity Consumed in Billion kWh (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 6: Leading Power Consuming Countries Worldwide (2013):
Ranked by Per Capita Electricity Consumption in ’000 kWh
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Introduction to Grid Energy Storage II-21
Types of Energy Storage Systems II-22
A Comparative Review of Energy Storage Devices II-23
Characteristics of Energy Storage Technologies II-24
Applications of Various Energy Storage Technologies II-24
Super Capacitor Energy Storage (SCES) II-25
Compressed Air Energy Storage System (CAES) II-26
Flywheel Energy Storage System (FESS) II-26
Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Systems (PHESS) II-26
Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) II-27
Major Functions of Energy Storage Technologies II-27
The Current State of Energy Storage II-28

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-29
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) System: An
Introduction II-29
Components of SMES System II-29
Block Diagram of SMES System II-30
Representation of a Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage
(SMES) System II-30
Superconducting Coil II-30
High-Temperature Vs Low-Temperature Superconductors II-31
Why HTSC System Costs More? II-31
Cryogenic Refrigerator II-32
Power Conversion System II-32
Control System II-32
Performance Capabilities of SMES II-33
Solenoid Vs Toroid II-33
A Glance at Major Applications of SMES Systems II-33
Power System Applications of SMES Technology II-34
Cost Components of SMES System II-35
Advantages of SMES Vs Other Systems for Energy Storage II-36
System Stability II-36
Power Quality II-37
Load leveling II-37
Drawbacks of SMES II-37
Economic Viability of SMES Systems II-38
Current Efforts in SMES Space II-38
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s ARPA-E Program II-38
Use of SMES Technology in Defense & Space Applications II-38

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-39
Bruker Launches Ascend(TM) Aeon 600 MHz and Ascend(TM) Aeon 700 MHz
Superconducting Magnet Systems II-39
Furukawa Electric Takes Over SuperPower from Philips Group II-39
Chubu Electric Power to Develop SMES System II-39
Fujikura Introduces New Yttrium-based Superconducting Magnet II-40
GE to Introduce Wind Turbine Generator for Large-Scale Wind
Applications II-40
Sumitomo Electric Industries Unveils New Superconducting
Magnet System II-40
Zenergy Selects Sumitomo Electric’s Superconducting Wire II-41
ABB Develops SMES System Prototype II-41
IEE CAS Selects American Superconductor Wires for Baiyin
Electrical Substation II-41
Korea Electric Power Corporation Partners with LS Cable &
System and AMSC II-42
Brookhaven National Laboratory to Develop SMES System II-42

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-43
ABB, Inc. (US) II-43
American Superconductor Corporation (US) II-43
ASG Superconductors SpA (Italy) II-44
Columbus Superconductors SpA (Italy) II-44
Babcock Noell GmbH (Germany) II-45
Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies (US) II-45
Fujikura Europe Ltd. (UK) II-45
GE Corporation (US) II-46
General Cable Superconductors Ltd. (New Zealand) II-46
Luvata U.K. Ltd (UK) II-47
Nexans SA (France) II-47
Southwire Company (US) II-48
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd (Japan) II-48
SuperPower, Inc. (US) II-49
SuNam Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-49

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-50
Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems by Geographic
Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Superconducting
Magnetic Energy Storage Systems by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2009, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-51


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Power Grid Battles Challenges III-1
Limitations of Power Grid Necessitate Use of Energy Storage
Devices III-2
Legislations Encourage Energy Storage Market III-2
US States Establish Energy Storage Mandates III-3
Rising Investments in Energy Storage Solutions III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Key Players III-6
B.Market Analytics III-9
Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

2. CANADA III-10
Market Analysis III-10
Table 10: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

3. JAPAN III-11
A.Market Analysis III-11
Outlook III-11
Superconductivity Market in Japan III-11
Strategic Corporate Developments III-11
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd – A Key Player III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 11: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

4. EUROPE III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Outlook III-14
Energy Storage in the EU III-14
Energy Associations Draw Up Roadmap for Developing Energy
Storage Technologies III-14
Strategic Corporate Development III-15
Key Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 12: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems by
Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 13: European 10-Year Perspective for Superconducting
Magnetic Energy Storage Systems by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany,
Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2013 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Outlook III-21
Asia: Active Proponent of Energy Storage Technologies III-21
Table 14: Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems Market in Asia
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Country -
China, South Korea, India, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
Growth Drivers of Energy Storage Technologies in Asia III-22
China: Government Support Driving Growth in the Field of
Superconductivity III-23
South Korea III-24
Korea Looks to Renewables to Meet Rising Power Demands III-24
Government Promotes Energy Storage Technologies III-24
Strategic Corporate Developments III-25
Key Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 15: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

6. REST OF WORLD III-28
Market Analysis III-28
Table 16: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 19 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 21)
The United States (7)
Japan (5)
Europe (6)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Italy (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)



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