SOURCE: NanoMarkets

January 20, 2010 11:02 ET

NanoMarkets Announces New Website for Emerging Smart Grids Market

GLEN ALLEN, VA--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, today announced the launch of its new website The site will provide articles, white papers, news announcements and details of market analysis reports released by the new group. The mission of Smart Grid Analysis is to provide comprehensive and actionable industry analysis of the emerging Smart Grid market that clients can leverage to meet their business and technology objectives.

For additional details please visit the firm's website at The group has issued reports on energy storage, cables and insulators and sensors and will have additional reports that will analyze the impact of regulatory and government policy on Smart Grids, Transmission and Distribution Equipment Opportunities, microgrids, smart metering and renewable energy integration.

Why Smart Grid Analysis?

As the current generation of power grids approaches the end of their useful life, public and private institutions are calling for the construction of new grids -- a Smart Grid that incorporates new technologies to allow for affordable and efficient power supply and the integration of power generated from renewable energy sources. With this evolution comes new challenges and opportunities in the form of advancements (and obstacles) in technology, new market entrants and competitive pressures, changing regulatory and policy landscapes and market disruption. Smart Grid Analysis is your trusted resource for industry analysis, market forecasting and informed perspectives on how Smart Grids will evolve and how your company can capitalize on its opportunities in the coming decade.

Smart Grid Analysis combines the rich traditions of Communications Industry Researchers, (CIR) with the emerging market acumen of NanoMarkets. CIR's coverage of the communications market affords us a unique perspective on how advanced networks operate, how they are deployed and managed and how they must evolve to meet changing conditions and requirements. We have a long history in regulatory policy as well. NanoMarkets has a well established practice in renewable energy as well as a track record in analyzing advances in materials science that will be so critical to developing the new infrastructure that Smart Grids require. Leveraging the expertise of the two firms enables us to cover the Smart Grid space from a multi-disciplinary approach that provides our clients a unique and well informed perspective.

About NanoMarkets:

NanoMarkets tracks and analyzes emerging market opportunities created by developments in advanced materials. Visit for a full listing of NanoMarkets' reports and other services.

About CIR:

CIR is a highly regarded analyst firm that has covered the evolution of telecom and data communications markets since 1979. CIR has been at the forefront of market analysis into the growth of broadband and optical networking in both local and wide area networking at the systems and components and modules level. Please visit us at for more details.

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