The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) remains on a steady, impressive course to build the world’s most advanced smart grid by 2020. With 182 million smart meters, China now has more than twice as many smart meters installed as the total number of U.S. households. These growing statistics signify that SGCC is determined to build and maintain a power grid that helps China become the world’s largest economy.

This report, 2014 State Grid Corporation of China Profile, explores this utility behemoth in greater detail to better understand SGCC’s growth and change in the coming years, including its ambitious smart grid and global acquisition plans.

2014 Estimated Year-end Commitments and Targets

  • $12 billion incremental investment in power grid construction, bringing cumulative total to $66 billion
  • 242 million smart meters will have been installed
  • Addition of 167 charging/swapping stations for a total of 567, and at least 22,500 charging points
  • Seven smart grid comprehensive construction projects put into operation, and 18 other smart grid comprehensive demonstration projects in various stages of implementation

Regions and Countries Considered

  • China

Businesses and Organizations Discussed

  • Smart Grid Corporation of China
  • SP AusNet
  • Singapore Power International
  • SPI Assets Pty Ltd
  • CDP Reti (Italy)
  • Snam (Italy)
  • Terna (Italy)
  • REN (Portugal)
  • Southern Power Grid (China)
  • Goldman Sach

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