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European Smart Water Meters Market, Forecast to 2026

European Smart Water Meters Market, Forecast to 2026

Water conservation, prevention of leaks, and reduction of non-revenue water (NRW) are the key concerns of water utilities across Europe. The significant rise in smart city investments in Europe has led to the implementation of smart water grid projects with smart water meters as a key component.

Advanced urban water utilities are increasingly adopting digital analytics platforms enabled by smart water meters. The data gathered from smart water meters are used to detect leaks, asses and predict consumption patterns in real time, and optimize water resources. Communication technologies and modules have become the key focus of smart water meters. Cellular/Non-cellular Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies are widely being explored by advanced European utilities for IoT and M2M communication capabilities.

Europe is also a major replacement market with mass rollout projects to replace regular meters with smart water meters, especially in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. Significant investment from private partners in the water sector and favorable policies have helped boost the penetration of smart water meters across Europe. The study on European smart water meters provides a detailed analysis of the market trends, regional hot spots, and unit shipments and revenue trends for the forecast period, 2016–2026.

Research Scope
The study estimates that the European smart water meters market revenue was $412.8 million and the unit shipments of smart water meters was 4.5 million in 2017. It presents a breakdown of the unit shipment and revenue forecasts for the following regions: UK, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Benelux, Alpine, Iberia, Italy and Greece, CEE, and CIS and Russia. The study additionally highlights the regional hot spots, drivers, and restraints and identifies the prominent players shedding light on their market share in each region. Furthermore, the study provides details of upcoming LPWAN technologies and their impact across regions along with new business models aggressively pursued by leading players to increase their prominence in a highly fragmented and price sensitive market.

Key Issues Addressed
What is the current market situation and what is the forecast market growth rate?
What are the factors influencing the growth of the global smart water meters market and to what extent do they have an impact?
What are the factors influencing the growth of the regional smart water meters markets?
Which regions will have high levels of market activity and which are still at the development stage?
At a regional level, which are the countries offering the best growth opportunities?
Which are the key participants in the European markets?


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEOs’ Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Segmentation
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
  • Drivers and Restraints—European Smart Water Meters Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends—European Smart Water Meters Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Europe, 2017
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements by Region, Europe, 2017
    • Forecast Assumption
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Europe, 2015–2026
    • Percent Unit shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Europe, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Europe, 2015–2026
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Region, Europe, 2015–2026
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Smart Water Meters Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Europe, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1—Current Offerings
    • Growth Opportunity 2—Data Analytics Platform
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • LPWAN Technologies
    • LPWAN
    • Cellular IoT-based Smart Water Meter Projects, 2016–2017
    • LPWAN
  • United Kingdom
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, UK, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, UK, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • France
  • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, France, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, France, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Germany
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Germany, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Germany, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Iberia
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Iberia, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Iberia, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Key Countries
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Key Countries, Iberia, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Italy and Greece
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Italy and Greece, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Italy and Greece, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Key Countries
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Key Countries, Italy and Greece, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Scandinavia
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Scandinavia, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Scandinavia, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Country
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Country, Scandinavia, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Benelux
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Benelux, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Benelux, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Country
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Country, Benelux, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Alpine
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Alpine, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Alpine, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Country
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Country, Austria and Switzerland, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • CEE
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, CEE, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, CEE, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Country
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Country, CEE, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • CIS and Russia
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Market Engineering Measurements, CIS and Russia, 2017
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, CIS and Russia, 2015–2026
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Country
      • Table Smart Water Meters Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Country, CIS and Russia, 2015–2026
    • Forecast Discussion
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Learn More—Next Steps

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