Why did Intelligent Buildings Europe co-locate with European Utility Week?
The smart cities market is estimated to grow from 312 Billion USD in 2015 to 757 Billion USD by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19.4%. This market is segmented into four major focus areas: buildings, transportation, utilities and smart citizen services.
Focusing on the importance of buildings in our everyday life, IBE will facilitate the business and networking opportunity between Utilities, ESCOs, Energy Service Providers, Financiers, Governments, Cities and Municipalities, all with the common goal of meeting climate change and policy commitments by improving energy efficiency. Adding commercial and industrial perspectives from companies aspiring to be green to the mix will provide the perfect ingredients for inspiring discussions.