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Renewable energy will supply at least 5% of power demand for the mining industry by 2022, says firm

Feb 18, 15:36

The mining industry, which uses tremendous amounts of energy each year, is on the verge of changing the way it manages energy. More remote operations, rising energy prices, and the...

Industrial combined heat and power market to reach nearly US$30 billion by 2023, says firm

Feb 10, 14:35

One of the most mature distributed generation segments, the industrial combined heat and power (CHP), or cogeneration, market represents slightly less than 6% of global installed...

Energy harvesting systems will reach nearly US$375 million in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 7, 12:18

Energy harvesting systems, which convert ambient energy to usable electrical energy, offer an attractive alternative to battery power for portable devices. Using a variety of energy...

Fastest growth in wind power will occur in emerging markets, says firm

Feb 6, 16:11

Several factors, including austerity measures implemented in a number of Europe-based economies and boom-and-bust cycles in the US caused by fluctuating policy on production tax credits,...

Energy storage to become a key part of microgrid deployments in the decade ahead, says firm

Feb 5, 14:36

The microgrid market is expected to expand rapidly over the next 10 years, bringing with it increased demand for energy storage associated with these systems. Energy storage systems...

Wah Lee to see strong sales of silicon wafers in 1Q14

Feb 5, 14:22

Semiconductor material distributor Wah Lee Industrial is expected to see its revenues decrease within a range of 5% in the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of silicon...

Total remote microgrid capacity to more than triple by 2020, says firm

Jan 24, 15:07

Remote microgrids target niche markets, such as mines and other commodity extraction facilities not connected to an existing grid, physical islands, rural villages in the developing...

Shipments of communications nodes for commercial building automation systems to surpass US$380 million by 2021, says firm

Jan 21, 14:03

Integrated building management and building automation systems (BASs) rely on networks of sensors, switches, fans, alarms, and other devices, along with powerful software tools, to...

Microgrid market will reach nearly US$20 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Jan 10, 14:34

During the last few years, the pace of microgrid deployment has accelerated rapidly around the world, in a variety of application segments. Now, the industry is moving into the next...

Taiwan to open 4th nuclear power plant in 2105, says MOEA

Jan 8, 14:23

The first generator of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant located in the northeastern coast is expected to come into operation in 2015, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Utility spending on smart grid IT systems to reach nearly US$20 billion by 2022, says firm

Jan 7, 15:30

The expectations for the many smart grid projects that have rolled out over the last few years are high. Yet, without intelligence and systems that know what to do with the data generated,...

Smart glass costs to fall 50% by 2022, says firm

Dec 31, 11:30

Smart glass, which can vary the light transmittance and thermal properties of windows in response to changing conditions, is a premium building product. Prices to the end user are...

Taiwan energy program aims at energy self-sufficiency

Dec 31, 11:09

Taiwan's National Science and Technology Program-Energy (NSTPE) will implement its second phase during 2014-2018 with an annual investment of NT$5 billion (US$167 million) in energy...

NXP Semiconductors to establish JV with Datang Telecom

Dec 3, 16:10

NXP Semiconductors and Datang Telecom Technology have jointly announced the establishment of a joint venture, which the companies claimed is the first true automotive semiconductor...

HVDC electricity transmission technology revenues will total nearly US$57 billion from 2013-2020, says firm

Nov 27, 14:40

Since the advent of the electricity grid, most grids have been built using alternating current (AC) transmission systems. At present, however, driven by growth in electricity demand,...

Building energy management software will nearly triple in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Nov 21, 14:15

Software is transforming the way energy is used and managed in buildings. A combination of factors, including increased knowledge of the building stock within the industry, the higher...

ITRI launches Taiwan 2050 Calculator

Nov 19, 13:54

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on November 18 announced the launch of Taiwan 2050 Calculator, a simulation model to analyze consequences...

Installed capacity of geothermal heat pumps to grow nearly 150% by 2020, says firm

Nov 15, 11:11

Geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems, which harness moderate and constant temperatures just below the Earth's surface, are being deployed in nearly every region of the world and in...

Wah Lee announces decreased sales for October

Nov 11, 14:40

Semiconductor materials distributor Wah Lee Industrial has reported revenues of NT$2.89 billion (US$97.95 million) for October 2013, down 5.5% sequentially but up 9.9% on year. Cumulative...

Annual installations of wind power capacity in Latin America to double by 2022, says firm

Nov 6, 15:09

Although wind plant construction across Latin America is modest compared to more established markets, such as south and east Asia, North America, and Europe, the region's wind power...

Energy storage systems for solar and wind power integration will surpass US$10 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

Oct 21, 15:00

Global markets boasted 51,000MW of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity installed in 2012, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there...

Direct current distribution networks will surpass US$24 billion in annual revenues by 2025, says firm

Oct 18, 15:04

The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks is not a single, cohesive sector. Rather, it consists of several disparate opportunities, including data centers, mobile telecommunications...

Worldwide smart meter shipments surpass 51 million in 1H13, says Navigant Research

Oct 18, 14:53

While the overall smart grid industry has continued to expand over the last 18 months, in North America the first wave of smart meter deployments has crested as government-funded...

Thermal management for LEDs and power electronics grows to US$4.8 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Oct 17, 16:07

Thermal management materials for LEDs and power electronics will be a US$4.8 billion market in 2020, more than doubling from US$1.8 billion in 2013. As manufacturers look for more...

Energy harvesting device sales will reach nearly 19 million units annually by 2020, says research firm

Oct 14, 11:52

Converting ambient energy to usable electrical energy, energy harvesting (EH) systems offer an inexpensive and compact way to power portable electrical devices that, in many cases,...

Market for supercapacitors to grow 128% to US$836 million in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 7, 14:37

The market for supercapacitors will more than double to US$836 million in 2018, up from US$466 million in 2013, according to Lux Research. An emerging energy storage solution that...

Nearly 64,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles have been installed worldwide, says Navigant Research

Oct 2, 14:18

The market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) has expanded in recent years in parallel with the deployment of publicly accessible charging stations, mainly funded by government...

Japan zero nuclear power issue triples PV market demand in 2013, says EnergyTrend

Oct 1, 14:31

Regular inspections have been conducted on the number four reactor at Japan's Oi nuclear power plant. However, delayed inspections has once again led to Japan's "zero nuclear...

Coupled solar and energy storage market to grow to US$2.8 billion in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 1, 14:24

Corporates playing in the solar and energy storage segments have long dreamed of combining the two complementary technologies to differentiate products and defend margins. This symbiotic...

Remote microgrids to surpass US$8.4 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Sep 30, 14:28

Operating in isolation from the wider power grid, remote microgrids are multiplying thanks to a combination of factors that include high costs for existing energy services in many...

Full-power wind converters not overtaking the market yet, says IMS Research

Sep 27, 15:05

The global market for utility-scale onshore wind converters continues to be led by doubly fed (DFIG) converters. DFIG converters are forecast to outpace full-conversion products by...

Tatung aims at 20% revenue proportion for smart energy-saving solutions

Sep 27, 10:45

Taiwan-based electric machinery maker and consumer electronics vendor Tatung has extended operations to energy-saving system integration and aims to increase revenues from smart energy-saving...

Smart grid communications node shipments to surpass 133 million by 2018, says Navigant Research

Sep 25, 11:49

Spending on communications for smart grid deployments is accelerating as utilities demand more robust networks that can be leveraged for a growing range of applications. Vendors and...

Plug-in electric vehicle sales growing fast in N America, says Navigant Research

Sep 11, 14:17

Although sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) to date have not met the expectations of automakers and government officials, the market is expanding rapidly in North America as...

Smart electricity meters to reach 100 million milestone in 2014, says IMS Research

Sep 4, 20:56

Counter to the somber mood that many metering vendors have been displaying in recent years, worldwide shipments of communication-enabled meters will grow to more than 100 million...

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