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Focus Points•   Insights on Growth in ICT in Smart Energy in 2012•   Market Highlights for 2012•   Top 10 Predictions for ...
Insights on Growth in ICT in Smart Energy in 2012Insights on Demand                                               Insights...
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Top 10 Predictions for ICT in Smart Energy in 2013         Technology adoption: Vendor’s push for IP networks to begin to ...
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  1. 1. ICT in Energy/Utilities Predictions for 2013 Yiru Zhong, Analyst ICT in Energy/Utilities 5 February 2013© 2013 Frost & Sullivan. All rights reserved. This document contains highly confidential information and is the sole property ofFrost & Sullivan. No part of it may be circulated, quoted, copied or otherwise reproduced without the written approval of Frost & Sullivan.
  2. 2. Today’s Presenter Yiru Zhong, Analyst Frost & Sullivan Yiru Zhong (@YiruAtWork) is an analyst with Frost & Sullivan’s Information & Communications Technologies Practice where she focuses on communications infrastructure and services. In recent years, her research interests are in the evolution of IT and communications around #SmartCommunities, #M2M, #IoT and #SmartEnergy discussions. 2
  3. 3. Focus Points• Insights on Growth in ICT in Smart Energy in 2012• Market Highlights for 2012• Top 10 Predictions for ICT in Smart Energy in 2013 3
  4. 4. Insights on Growth in ICT in Smart Energy in 2012Insights on Demand Insights on Supply Legislation remains the Easy wins so far but ICT in 1 strongest driver for smart Smart 1 vertical strategy grid investments Energy continues to evolve Project wins through core Capex funding is and will 2 2 expertise and refresh of remain a challenge old projects A changing A “show me first” market that Significant portfolio 3 mentality among offers ICT 3 development to align with customers potential changing future demands depending on a A visionary few lead the vendor’s Strong vendor push on 4 way in ICT intensity in ambitions and 4 innovative business smart grid projects value models but limited uptake proposition in Customers’ mindshare of Significant progress on Smart Energy 5 IT or telecoms companies 5 cross industry is a mix bag partnerships 4
  5. 5. Market Highlights for 2012 Key Market Highlights • Legislative framework: • Smart metering (un)certainty • Renewable Energy Sources (RES) integration & investment incentives • Lagged tariffing progress • Technology adoption: • Push for new communications networks • Mobility addition • Standardisation progress to be desired • Vendor dynamics • True industry convergence in Smart energy • Customer requirements: • Show me first mentality prevails • Lacking a holistic view of ICT • ICT spending in 2012 • A recovery in ICT spending in 2012 after 2011’s dip • 2011 – 2016 CAGR 5.6% 5
  6. 6. Top 10 Predictions for ICT in Smart Energy in 2013 Technology adoption: Vendor’s push for IP networks to begin to bear fruit 1 especially among Generation companies and Distribution System Operators. Business models: ICT will step up positioning for cloud computing as a way to 2 overcome financial funding challenges True Convergence: More “verticalised” ICT companies enter the market and 3 greater partnership alliances to materialise 4 Customer Mindshare: Still up for grabs. Positive for Best of Breed brands. Customer Preference: Increased demand for discussions around data/privacy, 5 secure and resilient communications, and interconnected energy assets Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis 6
  7. 7. Top 10 Predictions for ICT in Smart Energy in 2013 Grid data analytics: Thought leadership is needed to guide energy companies in 6 utilising intelligence from a smart grid Customer Insights: Presence of niche data analytics companies in this space. 7 User visualisation and social media impacts are definitive advantages Smart Energy Participants’ Market Entry: Examples of new forms of energy 8 retailers will become a new customer target for ICT in Smart Energy Leveraging Smart Cities Momentum: 2013 is the year of applications; for EVs, 9 public transport policies, smart homes/buildings, and mobility 10 ICT in Smart Energy Market Forecast: 2011 – 2016 CAGR 5.6% Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis 7
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  11. 11. For Additional Information Yiru Zhong Joanna Lewandowska Analyst Corporate Communications ICT ICT +44 207 915 7822 +48 22 390 41 46 yiru.zhong@frost.com joanna.lewandowska@frost.com Adrian Drozd Cyril Cromier Research Director Vice President, Sales ICT ICT +44 1865 398 699 +33 1 4281 2244 adrian.drozd@frost.com cyril.cromier@Frost.com 11

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