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Perspective: EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: April–June 2016

Perspective: EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: April–June 2016

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the second quarter of 2016, covering:M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developmentsNew financing dealsMajor completed plant and infrastructure projectsMajor ongoing plant and infrastructure construction projects, pilots, and new announcements Updates on nuclear developmentsSmart metering, smart grid, and energy-efficiency initiativesMajor emobility activitiesICT ecosystem major acquisitions and agreementsMajor ICT and operational technology contract winsICT product announcementsTo provide a business background, this study analyzes major trends in GDP, commodities pricing, and utilities stock performances. To provide general economic trends on the clean energy sector, this document presents two indexes: the NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Total Return Index (CEXX) and Société Générale's European Renewable Energy Total Return Index (ERIX).

In This Perspective
Situation Overview
GDP Trends
Demand, Supply, and Prices
Oil Indicators
Electricity Prices
Listed Utilities Performance
Solar Energy
Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets
Nuclear Power
Smart Grids and eMobility
M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 2Q16
Turkey's Sabanci to Sell Stake in Enerjisa Businesses
EPH to Acquire Vattenfall's German Coal Assets to Boost Generation Fleet
CTG to Buy German Wind Farm from Blackstone
Enbridge to Acquire 50% Interest in EMF
Wind Works Power Acquires 3MW Wind Project in Germany
Jordan Signs Deal to Connect to GCC Power Grid
Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Iran to Connect Electricity Systems
Japan, Iran Sign MoU to Boost Cooperation on Energy Efficiency
PGNiG Inks $870 Million Gas Supply Deal with Chemical Firm Grupa Azoty
Swissgrid to Create New "Technology" Business Unit
New Financing Deals, 2Q16
European Investment Bank to Provide Funds for New Wind Farm in the U.K.
European Investment Bank Provides $720 Million for Scottish Electricity Grid
EIB Ups Financial Backing for Smart Water Projects
EBRD to Provide $248 Million Loan to Albanian Power Producer KESH
ADFD, IRENA Sign Agreement to Support Renewable Energy Projects
Egypt's EEHC Receives $4 Billion in Financing from International Banks
The U.K.'s Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Secures $1.87 Billion Financing Deal
Major Completed Plant and Infrastructure Projects, 2Q16
New Biomass-Fired CHP Plant Inaugurated in Värtan, Stockholm
Estonia's Nelja Energia Opens $112.8 Million Wind Farm in Lithuania
DEWA Inaugurates 1.5MW Single-Rooftop Array
Iran Inaugurates New Combined-Cycle Power Plant
Rwanda Inaugurates 26MW Plant Using Methane from Lake Kivu
Major Ongoing Plant and Infrastructure Construction Projects, Pilots, and New Announcements, 2Q16
Norway Confirms Approval for E.ON to Construct Onshore Wind Farm
E.ON to Build Another Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea
EDF to Build 100MW Offshore Wind Power
Saudi Arabia's SEC to Build Three Renewable Energy Plants
Turkey's Unit International Signs $4.2 Billion Deal to Build Iran Power Plants
Italy Seals Deal to Build Solar Power Plants in Iran
Iran to Build Wind Farm in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan to Complete Modernization of Hydropower Plant by Late 2017
South Africa's Eskom to Spend $23.5 Billion on New Plants
Siemens Signs Power Plant MoU with UAE
Siemens to Supply Turbines to Arkona Offshore Wind Project in Germany
Wind Works Power Signs Agreement for Weiler III Wind Farm in Germany
Senvion Wins Order for Quixwood Moor Wind Farm Totaling 27MW
Vestas Gets Order for 22 Turbines as Google Ups Renewable Capacity
Terra Sola Outlines Plan for $3.5 Billion Egypt Solar Project
Swedish Utility Selects Veolia for Wastewater-to-Energy Project
SvKGT Chose RWG for Gas Generators Operating in Southern Sweden
German Utility Begins Energy Storage Project with Italian Firm
Fortum Launches Nordic Electricity Storage Pilot Project
Nuclear: New Developments, 2Q16
Egypt Loans $25 Billion from Russia for Nuclear Plant
Smart Grid, Smart Meter, and Energy-Efficiency Initiatives (Including Smart Cities), 2Q16
EDMI to Supply 500,000 Units in Residential Rollout
Enel to Install 110,000 Additional Smart Meters in Romania
Norwegian Eidsiva Energi and NIB Sign Smart Meter Deal
U.K. Property Developer and Energy Assets Partner on AMI Rollout
Smart Meter Projects in Uzbekistan Move Forward
Pakistan Selected MTI Project for Government Electricity Billing
Oman Utility to Deploy AMR Tech for Industrial Consumers
Kenya Power Installs 5,600 Smart Meters
Itron Reaches Smart Gas Metering Milestone in the Netherlands
Belgian Hydroko Selects Kamstrup for Smart Water Metering Deal
Mali Selects Itron to Improve Water Supply
German Gas Company Selects Ciena for Grid Communications
Belgium Consortium Selects Telefónica for Smart Meter Communications
Swissgrid Partners with Nokia on Grid Monitoring
Ghanaian Utility Introduces New Water Billing System
DEWA Signs MoU with SAP on Smart City Technology
Major eMobility Agreements, 2Q16
Tel Aviv to Test Its First Smart Road
BMW South Africa Introduces Solar Carport for EVs
Volkswagen Plans Massive EV Rollout by 2025
Tesla Moves Up EV Production Target to 2018
Tesla Offers $2.8 Billion to Acquire Energy Company SolarCity
ICT Ecosystem Major Acquisitions and Agreements, 2Q16
Oracle Buys Opower
Eltel Acquires U-SERV
NTT DATA to Acquire Dell Services
CSC Mergers with Enterprise Services Segment of HPE
C3 IoT is "All in" with AWS
EY, GE Digital Form Alliance in IIoT
Telefónica Extends IoT Solutions Delivery through Key Alliance with PTC
Enfo, Enoro Join Forces for Nordic Energy Companies' CIS
Microsoft Partners with Luminous
ICT Contract Wins, 2Q16
ENGIE in Deal with Accenture's Fjord to Boost Customer Experience
ENGIE Selects C3 IoT for its Enterprisewide Digital Transformation
Centrica Selects Hortonworks to Power its Data Analytics
Welsh Water Selects Infosys for Industry-First Business Transformation Project
Thames Water Selects Wipro for Billing and Customer Service Transformation
The U.K.'s Good Energy Inks Deal with Gentrack Group
Enoro Splits Eidsiva Energi's Customer Database
ICT Product Announcements, 2Q16
SAP Introduces SAP Asset Intelligence Network, SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service Solution
Atos Unveils New Data Analytics Technology for Utilities
Infosys Launches Mana, a Knowledge-Based AI Platform
TCS Unveils New Solution for Water Utilities
Nokia Works to Develop Targeted IoT-Based Smart City Solutions
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