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Situation Overview

GDP Trends

Demand, Supply, and Prices

Oil Indicators

Electricity Prices

Listed Utilities Performance

Renewables

Indicators of Renewable Performances on Financial Markets

Smart Grids, Smart Metering, and Smart Cities

M&As, Agreements, Reorganizations, and Major Business Developments, 1Q16

Latvijas Gaze Splits into Two Firms

Finland's Fortum to Take Control of Polish Utility Duon

EDF Energies Nouvelles Acquires 50% Interest in SITAC

The U.K. Green Investment Bank and Equitix Acquire Ignis Biomass Power Plant

Enel Green Power Acquires Stake in Erdwarme Oberland

Lietuvos Energija Acquires Tuuleenergia Wind Power Plant in Estonia

Renewables Infrastructure Acquires Stake in Solar Power Projects in France

Aquila Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Norway's Largest Wind Park

MEAG Acquires Solar Park from BayWa r.e.

ACWA Power International Acquires Sunrise Solar Energy Power Plant in Jordan

Enertronica Acquires 70% Stake in Sertum Energy in Namibia

Thuga Erneuerbare Energien Acquires Wind Farm in Germany

BayWa Acquires 31 Wind Power Projects in Germany from Juwi

Cerberus European Investments Acquires Wind Farm in Spain from Civis

Africa Finance Acquires Stake in Cabeolica Wind Farm in Cape Verde

Transeastern Power Trust to Acquire a Wind Project in Romania

Eolus Vind to Acquire 50% Interest in Wind Farm from Rabbalshede Kraft

PGNiG Plans to Acquire Coal-Fired Heating and Power Plants in Poland

Capital Stage to Acquire Four Solar Farms in Italy

Engie to Sell 13GW of Power Generation Assets

SSE to Sell Stake in Clyde Wind Farm

RWE Stops $1.4 Billion U.K. Onshore Wind Plans

Centrica to Gradually Exit Wind Power

Vattenfall Ends Dismantling of Offshore Wind Farm

Gamesa Divests 24MW in Poland

Kenyan Wind Power Project Cancelled Due to Land Disputes

ACWA Power Signs PPA with National Electric Power Company

ACWA Power Signs MOU with Silk Road Fund

Fifty-Six Companies Receive Temporary Licenses to Establish Solar and Wind Plants

New Financing Deals, 1Q16

UAE Commits $10 Billion Finance for Renewable Energy Projects

AfDB Approves $138 Million for Ruzizi III Hydropower Project

NIB Finances Biomass Power Plant and Fiber Optic Network in Sweden

EBRD Supports Efficient Electricity Generation in Atyrau, Kazakhstan

New Energy Project Targets Increased Access to Electricity for Liberians

Rwanda Wins $840,000 SEFA Grant for Green Mini-Grids

Boralex Completes Project Financing for St-Patrick Wind Farm in France

Peel Energy Completes Project Financing for Wind Farm Project in Kent

Xaris Energy Finances Walvis Bay Gas-Fired Power Project in Namibia

BaltCap Completes Project Financing for Mali and Tamba Wind Farm in Estonia

Qaiwan Secures $105 Million Loans for 442MW Power Plant

Major Completed Plant and Infrastructure Projects, 1Q16

Ormat Inaugurates Plant 4 in Olkaria III Complex in Kenya

EFT Begins Testing First 300MW Power Plant in Bosnia

E.ON Begins Operations of Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm

ACCIONA Energia Commences Operations of Third Wind Farm in Poland

2GW Solar Power Project Launched in Aswan, Egypt

PowerChina Inaugurates 233MW Solar Power Plant in Algeria

Morocco to Switch on the First Phase of Large Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Tata Power JV Commissions 120MW Hydropower Unit in Zambia

Keppel Hands Over $120.5 Million Waste-to-Energy Plant to Polish Client

Light Up Lagos Initiative Replaces 58-Year-Old Transformer

Major Ongoing Plant and Infrastructure Construction Projects, Pilots, and New Announcements, 1Q16

Northern Powergrid to Upgrade Electricity Infrastructure in South Yorkshire

Linde Wins Major Order from Gazprom to Build Gas Processing Plants

Sumitomo Begins Construction on Tanzania's First Gas-Fired CCPP

TAQA Ready to Break Ground on 140MW Wind Farm in Morocco

CMEC Inks $221 Million Kenyan Wind Farm Project Contract

Nordex Wins New Order for Construction of 35MW Wind Farm in Ireland

Vestas to Provide Eight V126-3.3MW Wind Turbines for Eolus Vind

Vestas Wins Wind Turbines Supply Order from Energix for Kozielice Wind Park

Fosen Vind to Invest $1.2 Billion in Wind Power Complex in Norway

Vestas Receives Order for Wind Turbine from IMPAX in Ireland

MHI Vestas Will Supply Turbines to Norther in Belgium

Gamesa Wins Order from Energiekontor for Wind Turbines in Germany

KenGen Plans to Invest in a Wind Farm in Kenya

GE Renewable Energy to Provide 43 Turbines for Two Wind Projects in France

EnBW Obtains Service Agreement for Iberdrola Offshore Wind Park

RPS to Deliver Ecological Protection for Three Onshore Wind Farms in Scotland

CG Wins Contract from Energinet.Dk to Connect Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea

Prysmian and Siemens to Build 700MW Link Between the Netherlands and Denmark

Siemens Wins $81 Million Wind Turbine Deal for Bosnian Utility

Nexans to Increase Wind Power Potential in Romania

FUTUREN Obtains Permission to Build Wind Farm in France

Thames Water Utilities to Invest in Floating Solar Power Plant in the U.K.

U.K. Firm to Construct $2.5 Million Solar Project in Kenya

BXC Company Ghana to Invest in Solar Power Plant in Central Ghana

Emerging Power Uganda to Invest in Solar Power Plant in Uganda

Access Uganda Solar to Build Power Plant in Uganda

Phoenix Solar and Asunim to Build Photovoltaic Power Plants in Turkey

METKA EGN Signs Seven Contracts for Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants

Saxlund Wins Order from Babcock & Wilcox for Biomass Handling System in the U.K.

Solar 21 Renewable Energy to Invest in Biomass Power Plant in England

GE to Build Biomass-Fired Power Plant in Belgium

Israel's First Bio-Waste Power Plant to Be Built

B&W V?lund Receives Contract for U.K. Waste-to-Energy Power Plant

Aker Solutions Starts Pioneering CO2 Capture Project in Norway

ZPC and Intratrek Sign Construction Deal for Hydropower Project in Zimbabwe

Kenya Signs $408 Million Loan with Japan for 140MW Geothermal Plant

Turkish Company to Invest in Peat Power Plant in Rwanda

Slovakia Signs MOU with Theta Energy to Invest in Power Plant

Nuclear: New Developments, 1Q16

Investment in South Ukraine Nuclear Plant Approved

EDF to Extend the Life of Four U.K. Nuclear Power Stations

France Acquires Stake in Hinkley Point C Nuclear Project

European Commission Gives the Green Light for French-Chinese Nuclear Project in the U.K.

Smart Grid, Smart Meter, and Energy-Efficiency Initiatives (Including Smart Cities), 1Q16

SSE Installs 150,000th Smart Meter in the U.K.

SMS Secures Five U.K. Smart Metering Deals

Spark Energy Prepares for First Smart Meter Rollout

Elster and Enexis Expand Dutch Smart Metering Contract

Enexis Picks Sagemcom as Supplier of LTE Smart Meters

Iskraemeco Supplies SEC with 55,000 Smart Meters

EKDC in Nigeria Commences Rollout of Prepaid Meters

Cyan Secures Second Contract with Micromodje

ECG Teams up with Local Telco on Smart Meter Rollout in Ghana

WAVIOT Completes Russian Smart Water AMI Project

Itron Addresses East Jerusalem Water Shortage Concerns

Kamstrup to Provide Smart Meters to Iran

German Utility NEW Netz Uses Trilliant Module for Smart Grid Pilot

Itron to Achieve G3-PLC Certification for Linky Smart Meters in France

Norwegian Utilities Buy New Software to Centralize Meter Data Management

Troms Kraft Nett Boosts Meter Data Management

E.ON's Digimondo Helps Cities Capitalize on IoT in Germany

UAE's DEWA and RWE Sign MOU on Smart Energy

Yingli Green Energy Partners with Iberdrola for New Smart Solar Product

Electric Ireland and Accenture Announce Smarter Living Collaboration

O2 and AT&T Partner on Home Energy Management Platform

LG Set to Launch New Smart Home Appliances Hub

O2 to Deploy Netcracker Billing Solution

Major eMobility Agreements, 1Q16

The U.K. Offers $10.8 Million for Greener Cars

BMW and Viessmann Partner on Smart Energy Storage Solutions

RWE and Uniper Sign MOU to Expand Charge Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

ICT Ecosystem Major Acquisitions and Agreements, 1Q16

Capgemini Acquires oinio

Atos, Engineering, Orange, and Telefonica Create FIWARE Foundation for IoT

LogNet Billing Opens a New Innovation Center in Prague

ICT Contract Wins, 1Q16

Vodafone Wins $113 Million Contract with ScottishPower Energy Networks

Goteborg Energi Signs Outsourcing Agreement with Tieto

RWE Deploys Cloud-Based SaaS Platform at Czech Branch

Loiste Group Signs up for Enoro's Utilytics

Vaasan Sahko Signs up for Enoro's Utilytics

Places for People Energy Selects Junifer Utilities CIS

ICT Product Announcements, 1Q16

Siemens Adds Big Data to Smart Grid Application

C3 IoT Releases Platform for Internet of Things

Siemens and IBM Team up for Next Generation of Cloud-Based Building Energy Management Solutions

Israeli Telecom Company Unveils Utility Cybersecurity Solution

Junifer Systems Launches Real-Time Access for Customers Switching

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