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TECH SUPPLIER May 2019 - Market Perspective - Doc # EUR143673719

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January–March 2019

By: Gaia GallottiAssociate Research Director, Europe, Luiza SemernyaResearch Analyst, IDC Energy Insights, EMEA

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Utilities Industry Quarterly Update, January–March 2019

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Situation Overview

Business Environment, 1Q19

Figure: Worldwide Real GDP Growth by Region, 2019

Figure: Personal/Private Consumption for Select Geographies, 2Q18-1Q19

Demand and Prices

Oil Prices

Figure: Brent Oil Price and West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Price Trends 12-Month Hindsight, April 2018–March 2019

Electricity Prices

Figure: Electricity Prices in Major European Power Exchanges

Figure: U.S. Average Residential Electricity Prices, April 2018-March 2019


Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets

Figure: NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Total Return, April 2018–March 2019

Listed Utilities Performance

Figure: Dow Jones Indexes, April 2018–March 2019

M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 1Q19

First Utility Rebranded to Shell Energy, Offers 100% Renewable Energy

EC Approves RWE's Acquisition of E.ON and Innogy Renewables Assets

Enel Subsidiary Buys Kansas Renewables Company

Eurus Energy Invests $10 Million in Winlab, Miombo Hewani Wind Farm

Ireland's ESB and Coillte Mull 1GW Renewables Development JV

Statkraft Signs 3,000GWh Renewables PPA to Power Industry in Iberia

New Financing Deals, 1Q19

EPA Accelerates Investments in America's Water Infrastructure

Sberbank Finances Enel Russia's 201MW Wind Farm in Murmansk

Indian Bank Approves $83.1 Million for Solar PV Plants in Congo

Abu Dhabi Launches $81 Million R&D Initiative

Rwanda Acquires $131 Million to Advance Water Projects

World Bank, Pakistan Ink $100 Million Solar Deal

EBRD Arranges $52 Million Loan to Replace Coal-Fired Plant in Bosnia

AfDB Approves $25 Million for Renewable Energy Projects across Sub-Saharan Africa

InfraCo Africa Commits $2.2 Million for Two Solar Projects in Kenya

EAIF Approves $27 Million Loan for Kikagati Hydropower Plant in Uganda

Saudi's Wealth Fund Signs Renewables Agreement with China

India Plans Over $12 Billion in Power Plant, EV Incentives to Cut Pollution

Enel Enhances European Operations with $1.1 Billion Green Bond

Major Traditional Infrastructure Projects, 1Q19

Russia to Launch Two New Power Stations in Crimea

Russia Launches Plant to Reduce Kaliningrad's Reliance on EU Grid

Vietnam Set to Build Four Gas-Fired Plants

Major Renewables Infrastructure Projects, 1Q19

Naturgy to Build 306MW of Wind Farms in Spain

Shell Teams Up with Eneco to Build Two Dutch Wind Farms

Voltalia Starts Construction of Transmission Line in Brazil

Massachusetts Selects Partner for SMART Solar Projects Development

Kazakhstan Launches Largest Solar Plant in Central Asia

Shell Plans 120MW Solar Farm

NSW Greens Launch $1.25 Billion Solar Plan

Thailand to Build Large Solar Farms

Nuclear: New Developments, 1Q19

Rosatom Supplies Four Nuclear Reactors for CNNC Projects

U.S., India Reaffirm Plan to Build Six Nuclear Power Plants

Spain Plans to Close All Nuclear Plants By 2035

Water: New Developments, 1Q19

American Water, Camden Expand Partnership

Ohio City Enhances Utility Operations with Smart Grid for Water Solution

City of Columbia Adopts Cloud Solution for Smart Water Services

French Utility to Digitize 70% of Water Meters

Millington Partners with FATHOM for Smart Grid for Water in 15-Year Partnership

Philadelphia Selects Sensus for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade

City of Waco Partners with WaterSmart Software for Smart Metering

New York Launches New Water Efficiency Project

Saudi Energy Developer Inks Deals to Advance Power Generation

Smart Meter and Smart Grid Initiatives, 1Q19

TEPCO Reaches 20 Million Smart Meter Milestone

Utility Expands AMI Portfolio with 500,000 More Units

Oregon Utility Moves to $117 Million Smart Meter System

Con Edison Deploys Battery-Powered Natural Gas Detectors on Itron's Network

RGE, Itron Expand Work in Brazil

LP&L Chooses Itron to Deploy Smart Electricity Meters and Management Software in Texas

Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Sustainability Projects (Including Smart Cities), 1Q19

Tampa Electric Company Signs with Itron for Smart Street Lighting Solution

ComEd, Itron Collaborate for Modernization of Smart Cities in Illinois

Madrid Kickstarts $19 Million Building Efficiency Project

Thüga SmartService Rolls out Smart City Wireless Networks

Major eMobility Agreements, 1Q19

E.ON Invests in Finnish Platform Provider for eMobility

BP Invests in Chinese EV Charging Platform

Singapore Unveils 30-Minutes-Full EV Charging Points

ICT Ecosystem Major Acquisitions and Agreements, 1Q19

Vattenfall Acquires Dutch Energy Software Services Company Senfal

Accenture Forms Alliance and Invests in P97 Networks

Greenbird Joins Forces with Venios to Accelerate Grid Modelling and Visualization

Qlik Acquires CrunchBot, Crunch Data to Augment Conversational Analytics Capabilities

Cisco to Acquire Singularity Networks

DXC Technology Acquires EG A/S Service Business to Extend its Position

ABB, Dassault Systèmes Enter Global Software Partnership for Digital Industries

AWS Supports Cloud Growth in Norway

Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

ICT Contract Wins, 1Q19

Equinor Signs with Capgemini to Help Optimize Its Operations

Centrica Expands Smart Home Energy Management Offerings

Mölndal Energi Selects Eliq to Enhance Customer Engagement

Bixia Selects Partner to Enhance Customer Engagement

Product Announcements, 1Q19

Mitsubishi Electric Develops Visualization Technology for Use in Domestic Power Consumption Management

Itron Launches Outage Analysis Service Offering

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