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Client's Challenge

  • Hitachi Energy aims to support its utility customers to prepare for the future de-regulation of the Japanese electricity retail market
  • Hitachi Energy is a global Japanese technology company that needed to learn from the experiences in Europe, as de-regulation was already advanced to the residential customer sector in the EU, and derive implications for Japan

Intergroup Outcome

  • Market intelligence report on retail electricity de-regulation in Europe (including smart meter motivation and implementation in Italy, a brief overview on experiences and cases in Germany, the UK, France and Denmark, the implications and the requirements for integration of wind power)
  • Consolidated customer pitch with all intelligence in a single report that Hitachi can share with their utility customers
  • Caravan visit to companies and experts in Europe

Customer Benefits

  • Provided Hitachi’s customers with guidance and appropriate products and services for the liberalization of the residential electricity market