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Growth of solar and wind industry to increasingly rely on IoT-based technologies and services, says ABI Research

Apr 1, 15:59

According to ABI Research, growth of the solar and wind industry will increasingly rely on adoption of IoT-based technologies and services. ABI Research expects IoT connected wind...

Worldwide natural gas vehicle sales to total 37.2 million from 2014-2024, says Navigant

Apr 1, 10:56

Though natural gas has been used in vehicles since the advent of the internal combustion engine (ICE) in 1860, it wasn't until the 1970s, when oil crises encouraged the development...

Taiwan market: Gogoro to launch Smartscooter in summer 2015

Mar 31, 11:30

Taiwan-based Gogoro has unveiled Smartscooter, an electric scooter developed and produced in house, for launch in the Taiwan market in the summer 2015, according to company CEO Horace...

Gogoro Smartscooter

Smart building technology spending forecast to grow to US$17.4 billion in 2019, says IDC

Mar 30, 16:00

An increasing number of case studies are emerging to demonstrate the business case and benefits associated with developing smart buildings. According to a new IDC Energy Insights...

Global wind power installations increase 42% in 2014, says Navigant

Mar 27, 15:43

Fueled by the policy-driven acceleration of installations in three key countries - China, Germany, and the US - the global wind industry staged a remarkable comeback in 2014. Expansion...

The installed base of prepaid electric meters expected to exceed 85 million by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 25, 15:49

The market for prepaid electric metering is steadily gaining ground, due to the spread of smart metering technology and growing acceptance of the idea of prepaying for services. Paying...

Utility outage management system spending expected to total nearly US$11.8 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 24, 15:01

Historically, outage management systems (OMSs) have been configured to respond to signals that indicate outages, manage restoration, and communicate outage information. However, with...

Sales of electric motorcycles and scooters to reach nearly 6 million a year by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 23, 15:36

As cities become increasingly congested with traffic, many urban dwellers are turning to various forms of electric two-wheeled transport. The market for electric motorcycles and scooters...

Worldwide capacity of distributed energy storage systems to increase nearly 10-fold in next 3 years, says Navigant

Mar 19, 15:53

The focus of rapid innovation and intense competition, the market for distributed energy storage systems (DESSs) has exceeded industry expectations for growth and market volume in...

Nearly 60% of light-duty vehicles purchased in 2025 to feature turbochargers, says Navigant

Mar 18, 16:04

Even as sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles are growing steadily, automakers are busy introducing innovations that help conventional gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles...

Commentary: Why smart thermostats have a limited market in China

Mar 11, 22:11

Smart home applications are one of the major focuses as part of the ever-growing IoT industry in 2015 and there is much discussion over how to control and connect appliances such...

Cylindrical battery demand to see 32% increase in demand during 2015, says firm

Mar 11, 20:49

Cylindrical battery demand will see an on-year increase of 32% from 882 million in 2014 to 1.171 billion units in 2015, according to EnergyTrend.

Worldwide revenues from small and medium wind power systems expected to reach nearly US$2.4 billion by 2023, says firm

Mar 11, 15:05

Fueled by the spread of innovative financing programs centered around the leasing model, growth in the installation of small and medium wind power systems is accelerating. In the...

Vehicle-grid integration service revenues expected to reach nearly US$21 million by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 10, 15:10

Today's plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) represent a significant increase in electricity demand that, if unmanaged, could cause problems with distribution-level transformers and could...

Commercial building automation system revenues expected to total more than US$713 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 6, 14:11

The opportunities presented by analyzing the vast amounts of data that building automation systems (BASs) can collect are accelerating their adoption across the commercial building...

Revenues from energy efficient building products and services expected to total more than US$4.3 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 4, 15:39

Current building stock accounts for a substantial amount of global energy use, putting increased pressure on governments and corporations alike to reduce their carbon footprints and...

Sysgration lands orders for electric bus-use battery modules from CSR

Mar 3, 20:50

Sysgration has obtained orders for battery modules for use in 500 electric buses from China-based maker CSR, with each module priced at CNY750,000 (US$119,590) and shipments to begin...

Home energy management revenues expected to total more than US$22 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 3, 14:24

Shortly after Google purchased Nest Labs in January 2014, home energy management (HEM) stakeholders began reporting increased market activity, as the acquisition signaled to vendors,...

Longer blades and new materials are affecting the global wind turbine manufacturing industry, says Navigant

Mar 2, 15:29

As the wind turbine manufacturing industry has evolved and matured, blades have become a strong area of strategic product innovation and sourcing shifts. Turbine makers are making...

Nearly 700MW of energy storage capacity has been announced in from 3Q14-1Q15, says Navigant

Feb 26, 14:03

2014 was a major year for the global energy storage industry, with some of the largest single contracts in history awarded to leading storage companies. Driven primarily by regulatory...

Revenues from electric vehicle charging services expected to reach US$2.9 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 25, 14:55

The market for plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging equipment (also known as electric vehicle supply equipment, or EVSE) is expanding, while experiencing predictable growing pains...

Revenues from building energy management systems expected to reach nearly US$10.8 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Feb 24, 15:51

Several market trends, including growing corporate awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) and rising demand for data-driven decision support tools, are accelerating the adoption...

Smart city technology market expected to be worth more than US$27.5 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 13, 14:58

The smart city concept is a framing device for many of society's most important conversations about globalization, technology, and the environment, which is driving investment across...

Commercial combined heat and power system installations expected to total nearly 43,000 from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Feb 12, 16:08

The market for commercial combined heat and power (CHP) systems has achieved limited penetration into global building infrastructure, but growth is accelerating. Two primary motivations...

Worldwide revenues from utility distribution microgrids expected to exceed US$3 billion by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 11, 14:10

Major power outages caused by extreme weather, along with the spread of distributed, renewable energy resources, have set the stage for regulatory reforms that are likely to enable...

Revenues from materials for advanced batteries expected to total more than US$132 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 6, 14:52

Since 1991, when the first mass-produced lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries emerged, the market for advanced batteries and shipments of materials used to manufacture them has steadily...

Taiwan market: CityPower offers rental e-Bike, e-Motorbike services

Feb 3, 11:06

CityPower Taiwan has set up rental electric bicycles (e-Bike) and electric motorcycles (e-Motorbike) services with support of about 30 battery exchange stations in New Taipei City,...

A battery exchange station set up by CityPower Taiwan

Smart grid communications and networking hardware to reach US$3.2 billion by 2020, says Navigant

Feb 2, 15:28

As grid operators deploy smart grid technology to create a greener, more efficient, and more reliable power system, communications networks are expanding rapidly and in new ways....

Sales of electric trucks and buses expected to reach nearly 160,000 annually by 2023, says firm

Jan 30, 16:12

All-electric powered commercial vehicles has always been a challenge, because of the sheer size of the battery packs required to store and deliver enough energy to drive heavy vehicles...

Revenues from distributed energy storage systems expected to exceed US$16.5 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 14, 23:05

One of the fastest-growing markets for energy storage globally, distributed energy storage is the focus of rapid innovation and intense competition. In particular, residential and...

Revenues from grid-scale energy storage expected to total more than US$68 billion from 2014-2024

Jan 8, 07:48

As distributed, renewable power generation resources multiply and grid operators seek ways to balance loads across the system using an increasingly diverse range of assets, the demand...

Global small, medium wind power installations to reach 3.2GW from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Jan 6, 14:41

The market for modern small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) has existed for 30 years, though growth has been tied to state and federal incentives in the UK, Italy, and the US. The...

Investment in microgrid enabling technologies expected to exceed US$155 billion through 2023, says Navigant

Dec 30, 22:27

Offering the ability to isolate from the wider electricity grid during power outages, as well as a high capacity to integrate renewable, distributed energy resources, microgrids have...

PSI to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Dec 23, 11:03

Phoenix Silicon International (PSI) will start trading on the Emerging Stock Board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 23, with a planned listing price of $55 (US$1.74),...

India green IT and sustainability spending to reach US$34 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 18, 14:06

India's spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will reach US$34 billion in 2014, a 14.1% increase from US$29.2 billion that was spent in 2013, according to Gartner.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 31.

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