Smart Grid Review - October 2014

Smart Grid Review - October 2014
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A substantial number of smart grid developments took place in September 2014, including product launches, fundraising events and the announcement and completion of contracts and projects.Two major acquisitions took place in September, with IPKeys Technologies, a developer of internet protocol technology and communications systems, acquiring North America Power Partners, a company which provides demand-response resources in the US. Another major acquisition was that of FR Alfajor, an investment company and a subsidiary of First Reserve, completed divestment of its 4.25% stake in Abengoa, a company that offers innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, for a consideration of €162.43m ($213.4m). Between September and October 2014, 20 contracts were completed. Some of the key players that won contracts were ABB, Alstom Grid, Itron, Siemens, L&T Construction, Landis+Gyr, Crompton Greaves, Silver Spring Network, Trilliant and American Superconductor. Six fundraising events took place in September. Aecom Technology, AltaLink, and Toronto Hydro raised funds through private public offerings, and Aquion Energy and TM3 Systems raised funds through venture financing. Other announcements were made regarding appointments, management changes and investment. A total of 17 projects were reported in September.


  • Market prospect for companies providing smart grid systems
  • Key product launch in power grids
  • Major news and deals in smart grid
  • Upcoming smart grid events

Reasons to Buy

  • Identify key growth and investment opportunities in smart grid sector
  • Gain insight on the industry’s growth potential
  • Developing strategies for market penetration
  • Facilitate decision-making based on information on key developments in smart grids

Date Published

October, 2014

Format / Pages

PDF / 12