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EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: October-December 2019

By: Luiza Semernya, Jean-François SegalottoAssociate Research Director, Europe

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Utilities Industry Quarterly Update, October–December 2019

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Situation Overview

Business Environment, 4Q19

Figure: Real GDP Growth Forecast by Region, 2019

Figure: Personal/Private Consumption for Select Geographies, 1Q19-4Q19

Demand and Prices

Oil Prices

Figure: Brent Oil Price and West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Price Trends 12-Month Hindsight, January 2019–December 2019

Electricity Prices

Figure: Electricity Prices in Major European Power Exchanges

Figure: U.S. Average Residential Electricity Prices, January 2019-December 2019

Clean Energy and Sustainability

Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets

Figure: NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Total Return, January 2019–December 2019

Listed Utilities Performance

Figure: Dow Jones Indexes, January 2019-December 2019

New Market Developments and Dynamics

M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 4Q19

Vattenfall, Nivos Energia Oy Launch New Partnership in Finland

$660 Million OVO Acquisition of SSE Energy Given Green Light

ENGIE Signs Cooperation Deal to Participate in "HyGreen Provence" Project

Octopus Energy Acquires $112 Million Worth of Wind Farm Projects

New Financing Deals, 4Q19

World Bank, French Capital Partner on Global Sustainable Cities

Nigeria to Expand Transmission, Distribution Networks with a $3 Billion Loan

U.S. DoE Dedicates $128 Million to Solar Innovation Funding

European Investment Bank Approves $7.7 Billion in New Funding

EU, African Bank Sign $120 Million Climate Action Facility

EBRD Backs Green Bond to Boost Greece's Renewables

AfDB, Japan to Promote Sustainability Bond Markets in Africa

New $250 Million ADB Loan to Accelerate Energy Efficiency in India

ADB, WEF to Support ASEAN Hub for Sustainable Development Investment Partnership

ADB Finances Vietnam's First Large-Scale Floating Solar Plant

Cubico Investments' 600MW Renewable Portfolio Goes Live in Mexico

Major Traditional Infrastructure Projects, 4Q19

Siemens Signs Contract for Industrial Power Plant in Tatarstan

Ansaldo to Build Combined-Cycle Plant

Major Renewables Infrastructure Projects, 4Q19

GE Scores Big Asian Wind Order to Date

Shell Buys Floating Wind Developer EOLFI

Enel Green Power Building 280MW of Wind Energy in South Africa

Egypt's Largest Wind Energy Farm is Operational

Enel Kick-Starts Development of $450 Million U.S. Wind Facility

Pakistan Government Approves 11 Wind Projects

Ørsted, Covestro Sign Offshore Wind PPA

Novasec Raises $90 Million for one of Spain's Largest Onshore Wind Farms

ENGIE Expands Renewables Portfolio in France and Italy

ENGIE Breaks Ground on its Largest Solar Project

EnBW Gets Green Light from Board for Germany's Largest Solar Park

EDF Commissions Solar Project in Egypt

Floating Solar Farm in the Netherlands Switched On

Total Touts the Development of the Largest Solar Park in Japan

Vattenfall to Build Its First Floating Solar Farm in the Netherlands

Ameresco Wins Hamilton Contract Under SMART Program

ACWA Power Signs PPA for the 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant in Egypt

ACWA Power Wins in the First Round of Ethiopia's Solar Program

IKEA Investing $2.8 Billion in Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Nuclear: New Developments, 4Q19

Bulgaria Extends Nuclear Fuel Supply Contract with Russia

ITER Awards $200 Million Tokamak Nuclear Fusion Contract

Russia's Floating Nuclear Power Plant Begins Generating Electricity

Water: New Developments, 4Q19

Hawaii to Utilize Water Heaters as Part of VPP

American Water Receives DoE Award for Energy Management Program

Wipro Implements SAP S/4HANA for Sydney Water

American Water to Sell its New York Business

Truckee Meadows to Deploy 110,000 Automated Water Meters

Tennessee Utility Selects Itron for a Water Modernization Project

Smart Meter and Smart Grid Initiatives, 4Q19

Landis+Gyr Enhances the Performance of Meter Data Management System

GRDF Reaches 4 Million Smart Meter Milestone with Oracle

Itron Selected to Deploy Advanced Metering in Benin

Italian Multi-Utility Leads Innovation in the Smart Gas Sector

Rocky Mountain Power Selects Itron for Grid Modernization

Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Sustainability Projects (Including Smart Cities), 4Q19

Denmark, California Sign Energy-Efficiency Cooperation Agreement

India Installed 1 Million Smart Streetlights

Southeast Asia Welcomes First Zero-Emissions Building

Vattenfall Selects Eliq for Unique Customer Engagement Trial in District Heating

Washington Utility Awards a $10 Million Contract for Consumer Efficiency

EDF Signs a First for the Global Tourism Industry Sustainability Deal

Bleutech Park Properties to Develop $7.5 Billion Technology-Driven Project in Las Vegas

ABB Launches a New Digital Energy-App Store, Machine Learning Technology

Enel, Amazon Launch New Smart Home Solution

Major eMobility Agreements, 4Q19

ABB Wins Contract for Automated Vehicle Charging in Singapore

ABB Technology in 40 Fast-Charging Stations Across Sweden for Vattenfall

ABB Unveils End-to-End eMobility Solutions at eMove360°

ABB Expands Footprint in the Chinese eMobility Market

Porsche Japan, ABB Showcase Future for Japanese eMobility

Hyundai, Enel X Integrate Solutions for EV Customers

$2 Billion Initiative Unveils its First Platform for Home EV Charging

Germany Offers $1.1 Billion Climate, eMobility Funding to India

Škoda Auto, Chakratec Collaborate for Kinetic Charging

Volvo Trucks Launches Sales of Electric Trucks for Urban Transport

Volvo Group, Autotech Ventures to Invest More in eMobility Start-Ups

Japanese Utility Selects Driivz to Enable the Transition to eMobility

Geo Partners with Wallbox to Integrate Electric Vehicle Smart Charging with Whole Home Energy Management

IT Ecosystem Major Acquisitions and Agreements, 4Q19

Ferranti Signs Partnership with Utilia in the Italian Energy Market

Exelon Unveils $20 Million 2c2i Energy Start-Up Initiative

Accenture Selected by TenneT to Integrate Business Processes on SAP S/4HANA Platform

Eliq, Bristol Energy to Test Energy Advisor AI in the U.K. Government's Home Trial

Cognizant to Acquire Contino, a Premier Enterprise DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy

DXC Technology Acquires Virtual Clarity to Accelerate IT Modernization for Large-Scale Enterprise Clients

IT and OT Contract Wins, 4Q19

Vattenfall, Microsoft Pilot World's First Hourly Matching of Renewable Energy

Israeli State-Owned Utility Partners to Deliver Cyber Protection for Utilities

IT Product Announcements, 4Q19

SAP, Accenture Co-Develop New Cloud-Based Solution to Help Utilities Companies Supercharge Business Processes and Customer Experiences

Zigbee PRO Offers Low-Power Wireless Mesh Networking

ENGIE Unveils PortfolioRE to Accelerate Clean Energy Adoption

ENGIE Partnership Unveils AI-Powered Solution

E.ON Puts Customer in Control of Energy Data with Blockchain Prototype

Geo Launches Game-Changing, Energy-Aware Combined Smart Solution for Better Control of Energy Usage and Heating

Baltimore Gas & Electric, Oracle Reshape Peak Pricing Programs

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