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Head - Europe, Middle East & Africa, IDC Energy Insights
"Economic downturn in many European countries, more difficult conditions on capital and borrowing markets, and most importantly uncertainty about return on investments are decelerating the smart energy transition. Nevertheless, renewable sources and distributed generation continue to develop, as well as investment in Grids. Flexibility is the New Normal for utilities and smart technologies remain the cornerstone of the transformation across the entire value chain. Utilities will invest in analytics, mobility and cyber security. CIOs will consider alternative sourcing models to enable business agility. Different IT skill sets will be needed. But lack of a clear leadership and governance in the integration OT/IT could undermine innovation."