EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: October-December 2019

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: October-December 2019

This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the utilities industry in 4Q19, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major traditional infrastructure projects; major renewables infrastructure projects; water developments; nuclear developments; smart metering, smart grid, and energy-efficiency initiatives; major emobility activities; IT ecosystem major acquisitions and agreements; major IT and OT contract wins; and product announcements."Utilities are undergoing profound changes, including the decarbonization of the sector. Smart grid and smart metering initiatives are scaling up. Some companies are also becoming more active in non-commodity businesses," said Jean-François Segalotto, associate research director, Europe, IDC Energy Insights.

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Executive Snapshot
New Market Developments and Dynamics
Situation Overview
Business Environment, 4Q19
Demand and Prices
Oil Prices
Electricity Prices
Clean Energy and Sustainability
Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets
Listed Utilities Performance
New Market Developments and Dynamics
M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 4Q19
Vattenfall, Nivos Energia Oy Launch New Partnership in Finland
$660 Million OVO Acquisition of SSE Energy Given Green Light
ENGIE Signs Cooperation Deal to Participate in "HyGreen Provence" Project
Octopus Energy Acquires $112 Million Worth of Wind Farm Projects
New Financing Deals, 4Q19
World Bank, French Capital Partner on Global Sustainable Cities
Nigeria to Expand Transmission, Distribution Networks with a $3 Billion Loan
U.S. DoE Dedicates $128 Million to Solar Innovation Funding
European Investment Bank Approves $7.7 Billion in New Funding
EU, African Bank Sign $120 Million Climate Action Facility
EBRD Backs Green Bond to Boost Greece's Renewables
AfDB, Japan to Promote Sustainability Bond Markets in Africa
New $250 Million ADB Loan to Accelerate Energy Efficiency in India
ADB, WEF to Support ASEAN Hub for Sustainable Development Investment Partnership
ADB Finances Vietnam's First Large-Scale Floating Solar Plant
Cubico Investments' 600MW Renewable Portfolio Goes Live in Mexico
Major Traditional Infrastructure Projects, 4Q19
Siemens Signs Contract for Industrial Power Plant in Tatarstan
Ansaldo to Build Combined-Cycle Plant
Major Renewables Infrastructure Projects, 4Q19
GE Scores Big Asian Wind Order to Date
Shell Buys Floating Wind Developer EOLFI
Enel Green Power Building 280MW of Wind Energy in South Africa
Egypt's Largest Wind Energy Farm is Operational
Enel Kick-Starts Development of $450 Million U.S. Wind Facility
Pakistan Government Approves 11 Wind Projects
Ørsted, Covestro Sign Offshore Wind PPA
Novasec Raises $90 Million for one of Spain's Largest Onshore Wind Farms
ENGIE Expands Renewables Portfolio in France and Italy
ENGIE Breaks Ground on its Largest Solar Project
EnBW Gets Green Light from Board for Germany's Largest Solar Park
EDF Commissions Solar Project in Egypt
Floating Solar Farm in the Netherlands Switched On
Total Touts the Development of the Largest Solar Park in Japan
Vattenfall to Build Its First Floating Solar Farm in the Netherlands
Ameresco Wins Hamilton Contract Under SMART Program
ACWA Power Signs PPA for the 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant in Egypt
ACWA Power Wins in the First Round of Ethiopia's Solar Program
IKEA Investing $2.8 Billion in Renewable Energy Infrastructure
Nuclear: New Developments, 4Q19
Bulgaria Extends Nuclear Fuel Supply Contract with Russia
ITER Awards $200 Million Tokamak Nuclear Fusion Contract
Russia's Floating Nuclear Power Plant Begins Generating Electricity
Water: New Developments, 4Q19
Hawaii to Utilize Water Heaters as Part of VPP
American Water Receives DoE Award for Energy Management Program
Wipro Implements SAP S/4HANA for Sydney Water
American Water to Sell its New York Business
Truckee Meadows to Deploy 110,000 Automated Water Meters
Tennessee Utility Selects Itron for a Water Modernization Project
Smart Meter and Smart Grid Initiatives, 4Q19
Landis+Gyr Enhances the Performance of Meter Data Management System
GRDF Reaches 4 Million Smart Meter Milestone with Oracle
Itron Selected to Deploy Advanced Metering in Benin
Italian Multi-Utility Leads Innovation in the Smart Gas Sector
Rocky Mountain Power Selects Itron for Grid Modernization
Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Sustainability Projects (Including Smart Cities), 4Q19
Denmark, California Sign Energy-Efficiency Cooperation Agreement
India Installed 1 Million Smart Streetlights
Southeast Asia Welcomes First Zero-Emissions Building
Vattenfall Selects Eliq for Unique Customer Engagement Trial in District Heating
Washington Utility Awards a $10 Million Contract for Consumer Efficiency
EDF Signs a First for the Global Tourism Industry Sustainability Deal
Bleutech Park Properties to Develop $7.5 Billion Technology-Driven Project in Las Vegas
ABB Launches a New Digital Energy-App Store, Machine Learning Technology
Enel, Amazon Launch New Smart Home Solution
Major eMobility Agreements, 4Q19
ABB Wins Contract for Automated Vehicle Charging in Singapore
ABB Technology in 40 Fast-Charging Stations Across Sweden for Vattenfall
ABB Unveils End-to-End eMobility Solutions at eMove360°
ABB Expands Footprint in the Chinese eMobility Market
Porsche Japan, ABB Showcase Future for Japanese eMobility
Hyundai, Enel X Integrate Solutions for EV Customers
$2 Billion Initiative Unveils its First Platform for Home EV Charging
Germany Offers $1.1 Billion Climate, eMobility Funding to India
Škoda Auto, Chakratec Collaborate for Kinetic Charging
Volvo Trucks Launches Sales of Electric Trucks for Urban Transport
Volvo Group, Autotech Ventures to Invest More in eMobility Start-Ups
Japanese Utility Selects Driivz to Enable the Transition to eMobility
Geo Partners with Wallbox to Integrate Electric Vehicle Smart Charging with Whole Home Energy Management
IT Ecosystem Major Acquisitions and Agreements, 4Q19
Ferranti Signs Partnership with Utilia in the Italian Energy Market
Exelon Unveils $20 Million 2c2i Energy Start-Up Initiative
Accenture Selected by TenneT to Integrate Business Processes on SAP S/4HANA Platform
Eliq, Bristol Energy to Test Energy Advisor AI in the U.K. Government's Home Trial
Cognizant to Acquire Contino, a Premier Enterprise DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy
DXC Technology Acquires Virtual Clarity to Accelerate IT Modernization for Large-Scale Enterprise Clients
IT and OT Contract Wins, 4Q19
Vattenfall, Microsoft Pilot World's First Hourly Matching of Renewable Energy
Israeli State-Owned Utility Partners to Deliver Cyber Protection for Utilities
IT Product Announcements, 4Q19
SAP, Accenture Co-Develop New Cloud-Based Solution to Help Utilities Companies Supercharge Business Processes and Customer Experiences
Zigbee PRO Offers Low-Power Wireless Mesh Networking
ENGIE Unveils PortfolioRE to Accelerate Clean Energy Adoption
ENGIE Partnership Unveils AI-Powered Solution
E.ON Puts Customer in Control of Energy Data with Blockchain Prototype
Geo Launches Game-Changing, Energy-Aware Combined Smart Solution for Better Control of Energy Usage and Heating
Baltimore Gas & Electric, Oracle Reshape Peak Pricing Programs
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