Research & Data Subscriptions

Our annual research subscriptions provide strategic insights for our clients on the global smart infrastructure market. They include access to our back catalog of research and data, new content published over the coming 12-month period and analyst hours for questions and custom research requests. This steady stream of intelligence keeps clients abreast of new developments in the sector.

For further information on our subscriptions please contact us.


Access to our global datasets covering a number of smart infrastructure segments 

130+ individual countries covered 

Datasets cover metering, street lighting, EV charging, et. al.


In-depth studies and slide packs providing both country intelligence and thematic coverage

Cover diverse topics across smart cities and/or smart utilities infrastructure


Shorter research notes, typically between 2-10 pages in length covering industry conferences, event-driven news and hot topics across various smart infrastructure segments

Analyst Hours

Access to Northeast Group’s analysts for specific questions on our research and data

Custom research engagements covering market entry strategies, webinars, white papers and other projects

Latest Research

  • May 2024

    EV Charging Infrastructure

    A dataset and accompanying slide pack covering the EV charging infrastructure market, including 10-year forecasts for 70 individual countries.

  • May 2024

    Research Note

    A 4-page research note covering the Smart City Expo conference held in New York City.

  • May 2024

    Research Note

    A 3-page research note covering the Smart Cities Connect conference held in Raleigh, North Carolina.

  • April 2024

    Q1 Smart Street Lighting Project Tracker

    A database of 200+ smart street lighting projects globally totaling more than 22 million streetlights that are ongoing or in the planning stages.

Additional Research

Custom Research

Northeast Group also provides tailored solutions for clients. These range from white papers and webinars to market entry strategies and competitor analyses.

White Papers & Webinars

Northeast Group was commissioned by Signify to develop a white paper on IoT and software platforms and the role they play in smart cities.


In partnership with CityLab, Northeast Group conducted a benchmark of US cities that had deployed LED and smart streetlights to quantify the benefits they had achieved.


The Climate Group held a webinar on the opportunity to improve city investment, including in street lighting. Ben Gardner presented, along with the Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, the Alliance to Save Energy and other experts.

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Case Studies

A European conglomerate retained Northeast Group to advise on its market entry strategy for the United States smart cities market. The analysis completed included quantitative market sizing, competitor analysis, potential acquisition targets, and recommendations on geographies to focus on.

A large US-based infrastructure vendor sought out Northeast Group’s expertise in sizing a number of markets in the EMEA region. The analysis included an overview of opportunities in the electricity, water and gas sectors, quantitative market sizes and competitor analyses.

Northeast Group conducted a number of workshops with different city governments across the US, in partnership with CityLab, for an international conglomerate. The purpose was to assess and benchmark cities’ capacity to leverage data for decision-making and carrying out policy.

In the Central America and Caribbean region, Northeast Group developed feasibility studies for smart street lighting and smart metering projects. The work was completed for a US government agency and resulted in projects that are now in full deployment.

A European conglomerate wanted to benchmark a number of cities across the world to determine how “green” they were. The exercise involved gathering data and benchmarks on items such as building energy efficiency standards, percentage of renewable energy used, sustainable transportation, and other metrics for each city.