Gartner Research

Market Insight: Electric Utility Industry Primer, 2014

Published: 21 March 2014

ID: G00260740

Analyst(s): Kenneth Brant


Electric utilities are in the midst of a business and technology transformation, yet must continue to contend with a dynamic set of regulations and an industry structure that slows the scope and pace of change.

Table Of Contents


  • The Situation Analysis
    • The Market
    • The Business Situation
    • Top Business Priorities
    • Key Technology Priorities
    • Key Technology Trends in Electric Utilities Related to Gartner Research Themes
    • Key Inhibitors to IT Investment
  • Targeting the Market
    • Electric Utility Solution Map
    • Key Influencers in Electric Utilities
  • The Competitive Landscape
    • Competition in IT Services Markets
    • Competition in Software Markets

Background and Context

  • Segmentation Map

The Impact


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