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Utilities Asset Operations Quarterly Update: January-March 2019

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Utilities Asset Operations Quarterly Update: January-March 2019
Published: May 8, 2019 Content info: 18 Pages

This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of utilities' asset operations in 1Q19, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financial deals, major traditional infrastructure projects; major renewables infrastructure projects; water new developments; nuclear new developments; smart meter and smart grid initiatives; and emobility developments, ICT contract wins, and product announcements."The utility industry has been severely disrupted. While developed countries focus on decarbonizing the sector, developing countries are tasked with building as much new capacity as possible to feed their growing energy demand, which includes traditional generation and renewable generation. Many countries are also facing water crises, forcing them to invest in water assets, either new or refurbished," said Gaia Gallotti, associate research director, IDC Energy Insights in Europe.

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Product Code: US44329719

Executive Snapshot

New Market Developments and Dynamics

  • Situation Overview
    • Business Environment, 1Q19
    • Prices
      • Oil Prices
    • Renewables
      • Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets
      • Listed Utilities Performance
  • M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 1Q19
    • 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 and Miombo Hewani Wind Farm
    • Ireland's ESB, Coillte Mull 1GW Renewables Development Joint Venture
    • 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 $83.11 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 $27 Million Approved 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 2 New Power Stations in Crimea
    • Russia Launches Plant to Reduce Kaliningrad's Reliance on EU Grid
    • Vietnam 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 Large Solar Plant in Central Asia
    • Shell Plans 120MW Solar Farm
    • NSW Greens Launches $1.25 Billion Solar Plan
    • Thailand to Build Large Solar Farms
  • Nuclear: New Developments, 1Q19
    • Rosatom Supplies Four Nuclear Reactors for CNNC'S Projects in China
    • 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 Contracts with Fathom for the 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, Management Software in Texas
    • Tampa Electric Company Signs with Itron for Smart Street Lighting Solution
    • ComEd, Itron Collaborate for the Modernization of Smart Cities in Illinois
    • Madrid Kick-Starts $19 Million Building Efficiency Project
    • Thuga SmartService Rolls out Smart City Wireless Networks
  • Major eMobility Agreements, 1Q19
    • E.ON Invests in Finnish Platform Provider for eMobility
    • BP Invests in Chinese Electric Vehicle Charging Platform
    • Singapore Unveils 30 Minutes Full EV Charging Points
  • ICT Contract Wins, 1Q19
    • Equinor Signs with Capgemini to Help Optimize Its Operations
  • Product Announcements, 1Q19
    • Itron Launches Outage Analysis Service Offering

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