Shipment Quantity Survey Report

Shipment Quantity Survey Report

This report shows the shipment quantity of ECHONET Lite compliant products including smart meters from FY2013 to FY2021.

The cumulative number of ECHONET Lite devices excluding smart meters shipped from FY2013 to FY2021 reached 51.07 million units. On the other hand, the cumulative number of installed smart meters by FY2020 and planned smart meters to be installed in FY2021 reached 75.24 million units.
Therefore, the total number of ECHONET Lite compliant products by FY2021 reached 126.3 million units.

Figure 1: Cumulative number of shipped or scheduled ECHONET Lite compliant devices


Figure 2: Shipment status of ECHONET Lite devices

Note1: The number of smart meters is referred the data written in “Progress of full liberalization of electricity and gas retailing” (Aug. 27, 2021, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy)
Note2: In the report of the number of units shipped from FY2018 to FY2020 so far, there was an omission which the actual number of units shipped of smart meters had not been changed from the number of units planned to be installed in the previous year, we corrected them.


Table-1 Shipments by year and model of ECHONET Lite devices
(From FY2013 to FY2021)

●Full device means Full ECHONET Lite device which solely has the communication interface defined by ECHONET Lite standard.
●Ready device means ECHONET Lite ready device which becomes ECHONET Lite compliant device by connecting the ECHONET Lite middleware adapter (communication interfaces).
●AIF device is included in Full devices.


List of ECHONET Lite compliant sales devices of member companies
(as of April, 2022, in Japanese)

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