Jan 2019 - Market Perspective - Doc # EMEA43344919
Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: October–December 2018
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the utilities industry in 4Q18, 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; ICT ecosystem major acquisitions and agreements; major ICT 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 Gaia Gallotti, research manager, IDC Energy Insights.