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EMEA Smart Energy Quarterly Update: October–December 2014

EMEA Smart Energy Quarterly Update: October–December 2014

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of major business developments, new financing deals, major projects and pilots, major ICT and operational technology contract wins, and ICT product announcements in the EMEA utilities industry in 4Q14 related to:

  • Renewable and distributed energy sources
  • Smart grids
  • Smart metering
  • eMobility
  • Smart cities


In This Perspective
Situation Overview
Progress Toward the 2014 Deadline for the Completion of the EU Internal Energy Market
Renewable Energy Market Trends and Incentives
Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets
Smart Grids and Smart Metering
Smart City
Renewable and Distributed Energy Sources Update, 4Q14
B&W Consortium to Build Waste-to-Energy Power Plant in Scotland
Lockheed Martin, Concord Blue to Build Waste-to-Power Facility in Germany
Abengoa to Develop Large Biomass Power Plant in Belgium
Enel to Build Geothermal-Biomass Hybrid Renewable Energy Plant in Italy
Hamburger Hungaria Power Selects Metso for Power Plant in Hungary
Chinese CWE to Build Hydroelectric Plant in Ghana
New Construction of Stortemelk Hydro Plant in South Africa
RusHydro Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Siemens
E.ON to Split Its Business to Focus on Renewables
RWE Sells Its Stake in Sicilian Biomass Power Plant in Italy
Vattenfall Divests Thermal Assets in the Netherlands
Trina Solar to Sell PV Power Plant in the U.K.
GDF Suez Energy UK Signs 17-Year PPA with Community Wind Farm
Ormat Technologies Signs 25-Year PPA with Kenyan KPLC
EBRD to Finance Solar Power Plants in Jordan
European Investment Bank Invests in Guinea Hydroelectric Power
AfDB Issues a Risk Guarantee for Kenyan Transmission Project
AfDB Providing Additional Funding to the Moroccan Ouarzazate Solar Project
AfDB Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Swaziland, Africa
IFC to Invest in Wind Power Farm in Kenya
German KFW Funding Nigerian Renewable Sector
Enovos Inaugurates PV Power Plant in Portugal
Kenya Launches Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant in Naivasha
Iberdrola Completes Ngong II Wind Farm in Kenya
South Africa Opens 96MW Solar Plant
Sishen Solar Plant Now Feeding Into South Africa's National Grid
BHEL Commissions Hydro Power Plant in Rwanda
GDF Suez Opens Wind Farm in Morocco
Scotland Approves Four Offshore Wind Farms
Masdar Signs Oman Wind Farm Deal
Gamesa Gets Turbine Order from Vattenfall in Sweden
Gamesa Gets Order from Wind Farm in Sweden
Gamesa Signed a 66MW Contract with Elecnor in Jordan
Nordex Wins Wind Turbine Contract from wpd Europe for 36MW Finnish Project
Nordex Receives Contract to Deliver Turbines for Melfi I Project in Italy
Nordex to Supply Turbines for 45MW Project in Lithuania
Nordex to Supply Turbines for Dilek Res Project in Turkey
GE to Supply Wind Turbines to RP Global in Croatia
GE to Start Building 100MW Wind Farm in Kenya in 2015
Vestas Supplies Turbines for RESKO II Project in Poland
Eiffage Builds Solar Park in Bordeaux, France
Yingli Green Energy to Power Solar Plant in France
OPDE Begins Construction of a New Solar Farm in the U.K.
Ethiopian Electric Power Signs MOU with Green Technology Africa
Trina Solar Supplies Modules to Large-Scale Projects in the U.K.
SunPower Supplying Solar Panels for Four Solar Power Plants
China Investing in Russian Solar Energy Sector
Smart Grids Update, 4Q14
U.S. Approaches Nigeria to Develop a Smart Grid Road Map
Smart Metering Update, 4Q14
Ericsson Supports Elektrilevi in Deploying Smart Meters in Estonia
S&T Wins Smart Metering Order in Poland
Sadales Tīkls Proceeds with Smart Meter Rollout
Kenya Power Starts Smart Meter Pilot for High-End Consumers
Ghana Introduces Prepaid Smart Meters
South Africa Deploys Smart Meters and Lighting to Boost Efficiency
E.ON Selected Enoro's Meter Data Management Solution
Salzburg Signs Smart Metering Contract with Atos in Austria
Dutch Utility NLE's New App for Smart Meter Users
Green Energy Options Wins Opportunity to Innovate with EDF Energy
Landis+Gyr, Powel Joined for Strategic Partnership Agreement
Powel, Kamstrup Expand Partnership
Itron Launched Prepayment Meter Solution
eMobility Update, 4Q14
Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 200,000th Electric Vehicle
CLEVER to Add 100 Fast-Charging Stations to European EV Infrastructure
Wireless Charging Gets a Boost from Qualcomm Investment in Chargemaster
Smart Cities Update, 4Q14
Tauron Dystrybucja Choses OSGP for Smart City Project in Poland
Veolia, IBM partner to Develop Smarter Water Solutions for Cities
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