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Energy capacity of advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage applications will grow 71% per year through 2023, says Navigant

Jun 6, 14:10

Traditionally, the electricity grid has functioned mostly without any stored resources. Today, however, the rapid expansion of distributed, renewable energy resources is increasing...

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

Fault location, isolation, and service restoration hardware for electricity grids will reach US$5.4 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

May 29, 15:56

The massive destruction of electric infrastructure from storms, such as Tropical Cyclone Sandy in 2012 and the Alabama tornado outbreaks of April 2011, has triggered customer-driven...

Utility spending on smart grid as a service will total US$57.6 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

May 27, 14:59

For the power sector to realize the full benefits of the smart grid revolution, advanced networking and communications technology must span the entire power grid. For many smaller...

Microgrids in Asia Pacific to reach nearly US$5.8 billion in annual market value by 2023, says Navigant

May 26, 12:35

Several of the most heavily populated countries in the Asia Pacific region, including China, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia, are experiencing unprecedented rates of rural electrification...

Energy storage systems for microgrids to reach nearly US$4.2 billion in market value by 2024, says Navigant Research

May 23, 12:21

Delivering services both to microgrids and, in the case of grid-tied systems, to the centralized grid, energy storage is becoming an essential enabling technology for all types of...

Industrial combined heat and power capacity will grow 30% per year through 2023, says Navigant Research

May 22, 13:58

Enabling facilities to achieve efficiencies of up to 85% while simultaneously generating electricity and heat, combined heat and power (CHP) is a proven strategy for reducing total...

Annual wind power capacity installations in key emerging markets will double by 2023, says firm

May 21, 12:22

While growth rates in wind power markets in the developed world have plateaued or, in some cases, fallen, developing economies are expected to see robust growth in the coming years...

Global market for AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies rises 2.4% in 2013, says IHS

May 14, 15:17

The global market for AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies rose 2.4% in 2013, but much of the growth was limited to specific markets, leading to some substantial shifts in the rankings...

Taiwan generates 213,400GWh of power in 2013, says Taipower

May 7, 15:43

A total 213,400GWh of electricity was generated in Taiwan in 2013, according to state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).

Indoor air quality technologies will reach nearly US$5.6 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Apr 30, 16:09

Employing an array of technologies to create more effective ventilation than conventional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring...

Taiwan halts nuclear power plant project

Apr 29, 11:59

The Taiwan government, bowing to anti-nuclear pressure from the general public, has decided to immediately suspend construction on the country's nearly completed fourth nuclear power...

Flexible AC transmission systems to surpass US$5 billion in annual revenues worldwide by 2022, says firm

Apr 24, 15:35

The majority of electricity transmission systems in service today are high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) systems that rely on many of the same technologies that existed at their...

China market: Tesla plans to deploy PV-based power charging network

Apr 23, 15:14

US-based electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors plans to set up a network of PV-based power charging stations in China, news.cnyes.com cited company CEO Elon Musk as indicati...

Networking equipment for commercial building automation systems to reach US$34.7 billion by 2021, says Navigant

Apr 18, 16:24

Offering automated, granular, real-time control of every major system within commercial buildings, networked building controls can provide building owners and operators with significant...

Sony and Hydro-Quebec announce joint venture to develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids

Apr 16, 15:43

Sony and Hydro-Quebec have announced that they have agreed to establish a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids. Sony and Hydro-Quebec...

Annual microgrid capacity installations to increase nearly 5-fold by 2020, says firm

Apr 14, 14:37

Fueled by the growth of distributed generation and the desire from consumers and businesses to move toward greater independence in their use of electricity, the microgrid concept...

Remote microgrids continue to be the most numerous category of microgrid projects, says firm

Apr 10, 14:27

Although most microgrids are technically retrofit projects, microgrids have begun to move into the mainstream. Around the world, new vendors continue to enter this space with new...

Smart city communication networks market will surpass US$3.5 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Apr 9, 15:29

Smart cities are, by definition, connected cities. Most of the innovations in energy, transportation, and the efficient delivery of public services associated with smart cities rely...

Commercial building energy efficiency retrofits will surpass US$127 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

Apr 8, 14:15

Residential and commercial buildings account for 35-40% of total energy consumption worldwide. Commercial buildings, in particular, consume large amounts of energy related to heating/ventilation/air...

Utility spending on smart grid IT systems will total nearly US$140 billion from 2014-2022, says firm

Apr 2, 14:58

Utilities have long used information technology (IT) solutions in their businesses – for customer billing, outage responses, and protection and control functions. Only recently,...

Philips and ABB announce collaboration to simplify integration of connected lighting systems

Apr 1, 15:43

ABB, a leading power and automation technology provider, and Royal Philips have announced a collaboration to simplify the integration of connected lighting systems and building device...

Global wind power market declines 20% in 2013, says Navigant Research

Mar 31, 14:22

Driven by government incentives and by falling prices of electricity generated by wind turbines, the global wind industry expanded steadily, and dramatically, from 2004-2012. In 2013,...

Nanogrid market to reach nearly US$60 billion in annual vendor revenues by 2023, says Navigant

Mar 25, 15:54

At its essence, a nanogrid is simply a small microgrid, typically serving a single building or a single load. Nanogrids, however, have the ability to fill increasingly important niches...

Smart building technology spending to reach US$21.9 billion in 2017, says IDC

Mar 24, 14:12

Global smart building technology spending is expected to grow from US$7.3 billion in 2014 to US$21.9 billion in 2018, representing a 28.4% CAGR, according to IDC.

Cellular communications nodes for smart grids to surpass US$348 million in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Mar 21, 10:47

Utilities have a number of options for connecting endpoints, or nodes, on the power grid, including power line communications, fiber, or copper leased line networks, as well as wireless...

Advanced sensors for smart buildings will reach nearly US$3.7 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Mar 20, 14:39

Rising energy costs and tightening government regulations are creating an increased focus on using energy efficiency to save both money and energy. Much of that focus centers on commercial...

Installed base of smart water meters will surpass 153 million by 2022, says firm

Mar 19, 13:49

Traditionally a conservative business, the water utility industry is being forced into change by growing demand, aging infrastructure, and tougher environmental targets. Smart water...

Smart city technology investment in Asia Pacific to total US$63 billion from 2014-2023, says firm

Mar 18, 14:42

The list of problems facing contemporary city dwellers and officials in Asia Pacific includes rapid urbanization, stressed city finances, inadequate infrastructure, rising energy...

Energy management for the hospitality industry to reach nearly US$970 million in annual market value by 2020, says firm

Mar 14, 10:28

Although energy management technology has been available for almost 20 years, the hospitality segment has been slow to adopt. That is beginning to change, as hotel operators look...

Utility spending on asset management and grid monitoring technology will reach nearly US$50 billion through 2023, says firm

Mar 10, 15:42

Most utilities today handle asset management with what amounts to a run-to-fail strategy. Despite the growing availability of new solutions, many utilities have not yet incorporated...

Home energy management systems will reach US$2.8 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Mar 7, 12:02

Until 2012, home energy management (HEM) systems, which help residential customers monitor and adjust their energy use, struggled to gain market traction. More recently, however,...

Energy efficient buildings technology and services in Asia Pacific to reach US$92 billion in annual values by 2022, says firm

Mar 6, 15:50

Asia Pacific represents a major portion of global real estate, with about 40% of the world's building stock. While construction rates have slowed since the financial crash of 2008,...

More than 100 new high-voltage direct current electricity transmission lines will be constructed worldwide from 2013-2020, says firm

Mar 5, 14:18

Although alternating current (AC) lines have been the dominant form of electricity transmission for decades, the adoption of high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission is growing...

Microinverters and DC power optimizers to be critical to grid-scale integration, says firm

Feb 27, 13:57

One part power electronics and one part networking and communications technology, microinverters and DC optimizers (commonly referred to as module-level power electronics, or MLPEs)...

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    Maxim Newport smart meter reference design

    The Maxim Newport reference design is a fully running electricity meter. With this reference design Maxim can demonstrate how it can make the core chip, as well as all the chips that...

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