According to the mainstream media, 2012 was the year of the “cleantech bust.” Beyond the headlines, however, a number of government mandates, business developments, and technological shifts are combining to bring a new level of sophistication to cleantech businesses worldwide. Priorities in the cleantech market are shifting quickly. With the U.S. economy stabilizing, stringent emissions limits looming in the European Union, and nations in Asia Pacific – particularly China – taking a newly aggressive role in clean energy markets, utilities, investors, and end users have shifted their focus away from grandiose projects and bleeding-edge technologies and onto workable technologies that can be funded and brought to market quickly. The coming year will usher in a period of accelerated commercialization and real-world experience.
This webinar examines key emerging cleantech trends to watch in 2013, with a focus on smart energy technologies, the evolution of the utility business model, and applications for clean technologies in large cities. Featuring research directors Kerry-Ann Adamson and Eric Woods, along with senior research analyst Bob Lockhart, this webinar provides key insights on the overall evolution of the cleantech industry as well as a more detailed analysis of the major forces that are driving investment, adoption, and regulatory change.
- Major business model shifts in the cleantech sector in 2013
- Major technological developments in the cleantech sector in 2013
- Trends in smart energy, smart utilities, and smart cities in 2013
- The future of smart meter shipments, post-ARRA funding
- Utility efforts to incorporate data analytics into their business processes
- Regulatory developments to respond to in 2013
- Cleantech investment trends in 2013
What does this webinar answer?
- What are the major trends and developments in cleantech to watch for in 2013?
- How is the cleantech market shifting its areas of focus?
- What are some of the most prominent examples of this shift?
- How will the smart cities movement gain traction in 2013?
- Which companies, vendors, and end users will be especially prominent in 2013?
- Which sectors are likely to see significant growth in 2013?
- Which sectors are likely to see significant contraction in 2013?
- How should investors respond to the turmoil in the clean energy sector?
- How will macroeconomic forces shape the cleantech sector in 2013?
- What will be the major technological developments in smart energy, smart utilities, and smart industry in 2013?
Who needs to attend?
- Utility executives
- Cleantech investors
- Government agencies
- Cleantech entrepreneurs
- Technology companies
- Urban planners