Monday 6 January 2014
Top 10 solar market predictions for 2014 according to IHS
After two years of a punishing downturn, the global solar industry is on the rebound, said Ash Sharma, senior research director for solar at IHS.
Monday 30 September 2013
Emerging solar markets set for rapid installation expansion through 2017, says IMS Research
The next big opportunity for growth in the global solar business lies in small, emerging markets where photovoltaic (PV) installations are forecast to rise at about triple the global...
Friday 27 September 2013
Full-power wind converters not overtaking the market yet, says IMS Research
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...
Thursday 26 September 2013
Fabless fable unlikely to come true for PV market, says IMS Research
After years of oversupply, the supply and demand for solar devices is returning to a state of balance. Because of this, IMS Research is reiterating its forecast that global capital...
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Commercial segment set to lead solar energy storage market by 2017, says IMS Research
Currently the smallest part of the global solar energy storage business, the commercial segment, is projected to expand by a factor of 700 in the coming years and become the largest...
Monday 9 September 2013
Global solar inverter shipments fall in 2Q13, says IMS Research
Worldwide market shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters declined 5% on year in the second quarter - the first such decrease since the third quarter of 2011 - as demand fell...
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Smart electricity meters to reach 100 million milestone in 2014, says IMS Research
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...
Wednesday 14 August 2013
First Solar set to install 1GW worth of PV systems in 2013, says research firm
First Solar is forecast to install 1.1 gigawatts (GW) of solar or photovoltaic (PV) power systems in 2013, more than double the 516 megawatts (MW) in 2012, according to IMS Research,...
Monday 12 August 2013
WLAN and Bluetooth dominate market for wireless-enabled industrial automation equipment, says IMS Research
More than half of all wireless-enabled industrial automation equipment shipped in 2012 used Bluetooth or 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN (WLAN) technology, with the two entrenched standards...
Tuesday 6 August 2013
The long term revolution: Appetite growing for private LTE, but market yet to take off, says IHS
The private Long Term Evolution (LTE) market is expected to show slow growth over the next five years, but longer term the amount of data connections are expected to soar, according...
Friday 2 August 2013
Two and a half gigawatts of residential PV energy storage to be installed by 2017, says IMS Research
The market for residential photovoltaic (PV) energy storage systems is expected to boom in the coming years, with cumulative installations amounting to 2.5 gigawatts by 2017, equivalent...
Friday 2 August 2013
Global solar power inverter market revenue to fall 5% in 2013, says IMS Research
The global market for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters is forecast to decrease by 5% to US$6.7 billion in 2013, according to research firm IMS Research.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
The era of low-cost China solar modules in Europe ends as tariffs drive up pricing, says IMS Research
The European Union's (EU) anti-dumping tariffs are spurring an increase in prices for China-made solar modules, marking the end of a period when available inexpensive photovoltaic...
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Lighting to overtake handsets as largest LED driver IC segment in 2013, says IMS Research
With the efficiency and total lumen output for LEDs on the rise, lighting in 2013 will surpass handsets as the biggest application for LED driver ICs, with revenue rising by more...
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Global solar module pricing stabilizes in 1Q13; some suppliers to return to profitability in 2013, says IMS Research
Marking the end of more than two years of sharp declines, pricing for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules achieved stability in the first quarter of 2013, paving the way for a rise in...
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