Perspective: EMEA Smart Energy Quarterly Update: April–June 2015

Perspective: EMEA Smart Energy Quarterly Update: April–June 2015

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, as well as ICT product announcements in the EMEA utilities industry in 2Q15 related to:

  • Renewable and distributed energy sources
  • Smart grids
  • Smart metering
  • eMobility
  • Smart cities
Please Note: Extended description available upon request.

In This Perspective
Situation Overview
Renewable Energy Market Trends and Incentives
Indicators of Renewable Performance on Financial Markets
Smart Grids and Smart Metering
Renewable and Distributed Energy Sources Update, 2Q15
GDF Suez Becomes "ENGIE"
Gasunie Separates Businesses into National, Regional Grids
Enel, Terna Sign MOU on Power Transmission Projects
Vattenfall to Acquire Maltesholm Wind Power Project in Sweden
Blue Sphere Acquires Four Biogas Facilities in Italy
Arise Acquires 33MW Swedish Wind Scheme from E.ON Wind
Infinis Acquires 18.5MW Wind Project in England
Akuo Energy Secures $100 Million in Funding for Turkish Wind Plan
AfDB Grants $70.5 Million for Tanzania Energy Sector Reform
AfDB Supports Indigenous Power Investors in Africa
Amman Municipality to Turn Waste into Energy with EBRD Loan
Enel Green Power Gets Loan to Help Build Wind Farms in South Africa
RWE Inaugurates Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm
Azerbaijan Commissions New Wind Turbine
Canadian Solar Adds Four Solar PV Plants to the U.K.'s Grid
Hanwha Q CELLS Puts Two Solar Power Plants into Operation in the U.K.
Alpiq Begins Operation of 1.2MW PV System in Kestenholz, Switzerland
Finland Commissions Energy Storage System for RE Integration
Siemens Signs Electricity Agreement with Egypt
PG&E, Gaz-System to Develop a Power-to-Gas Conversion Plant
Norway, U.K. to Construct Long Subsea Electricity Cable
Alstom Wins Service Extension Contract for U.K. Offshore Wind Facility
E.ON to Build Rampion Offshore Wind Farm
ScottishPower Renewables Receives Approval for Glen App Wind Farm
MHI Vestas Awarded Offshore Order in the U.K.
Vestas Receives 83MW Order from Wind Field for Korytnica North Project
Vestas Seizes 82.5MW Deal in Turkey
Vestas Obtains 53MW Order in Finland
Vestas Secures 33MW Order in Austria
Gamesa Signs Contract for Construction of Gulf of El Zayt Wind Farm
Nordex Receives Order for Wind Turbines in South Africa
Mainstream Renewable Power Wins Wind Energy Project in South Africa
Enel Begins Construction of Nojoli Wind Farm in South Africa
Building Energy to Develop Renewable Energy Projects in South Africa
ET Solar to Build a 50MWp Solar Power Plant in Israel
JinkoSolar to Supply 50MW of Solar Panels to Turkey
Access Power to develop 65MW PV Project in Egypt
SunEdison Secures Contract for Five Solar Projects in South Africa
Alstom to Refurbish the Riga Hydropower Plant
Voith to Overhaul Three Hydropower Plants in Italy
Liberia Hydropower Plant to Power Gold Mine
DNC Energy to Build Biomass Plant in Ukraine
ABB to Provide Electrical Systems for Two Waste-to-Energy Facilities
SEaB Energy's Waste-to-Energy Technology to be Piloted in Canary Wharf
Smart Grids Update, 2Q15
Four Polish DSOs Choose Landis+Gyr for Smart Grid Technology
Linea Distribuzione Selects Itron to Modernize Natural Gas Distribution System
U.S. Funding Improvements to Turkey's Electrical Transmission Infrastructure
Salzburg Selects Itron Solution for Grid Communication
EDP Chooses CG for InovGrid Project
Tesla Introduces Stationary Battery Powerwall
Cofely Services, Sigfox Leverage the IoT to Drive Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Endesa Deploys Drones to Check Its Power Lines in Spain
Smart Metering Update, 2Q15
Kamstrup to Supply Smart Meters to Norwegian Consortium
Kamstrup Wins Smart Meter Tender in Northern Cyprus
Hafslund Nett Awards Smart Meter Contract to Eltel
Skagerak Nett Chooses Eltel for Smart Metering in Norway
Skagerak Nett Chooses Ericsson for Smart Metering Solution
Polish Consortium Selects S&T for Smart Meter Supplies
Johannesburg Trials Load-Limiting Smart Meters to Offset Blackouts
Tshwane Municipality Cancels 900,000 Smart Meter Rollout
Cyan, El Sewedy Electrometer Deal with a West African Utility
Itron Deploys Water Meters in Jordan
Iberdrola Selects Schneider Electric to Manage Smart Meters in Spain
eMobility Update, 2Q15
Vattenfall to Test Wireless Charging of Electric Cars
The City of Pilsen Launches Two Electric Buses
Smart Cities Update, 2Q15
Silver Spring Networks Selected for Smart City Deployment in Paris
Spain's Pozuelo Municipality Recognized for Smart City Project
Ovo Energy Launches Full-Service Prepaid Energy Platform
U.K. Swell Project to Trial New Home Energy Management System
GreenPeak Launches New Smart Home Sensor
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