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 in second-tier countries, such as Brazil, Turkey, France, and Canada also helped sustain a strong foundation for the...
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 as thermostats, refrigerators and washing machines. In western nations where homes are built around centralized air and...
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), according to the company.
Global wind turbine manufacturing capacity surpassing demand, says Navigant
Dec 15, 15:17
During the past two years, more flexible sourcing strategies across the wind power supply chain have resulted in cost reductions, enabling greater geographic market access while reducing risk and ensuring profitability for wind turbine vendors and their partners in the component value chain. Overcapacity,...
IBM, Cisco leading in smart city technology developments, says Navigant
Nov 21, 13:56
Estimated to be worth more than US$27 billion annually by 2023, the smart city technology market is expected to be led by IBM and Cisco in terms of strategy and execution. The concept of the smart city covers a wide range of communities and governance models ranging from megacity regions to small towns,...
East Africa aspires to become a new world-class energy player, says IHS
Nov 7, 16:04
East Africa is undergoing a major transformation to become a new world-class player on the energy market. By 2025, east Africa is expected to experience an incremental production growth of nearly one million barrels per day (b/d), led by Mozambique and Tanzania, according to IHS.
Taiwan market: BenQ Esco tapping energy-saving solution market
Nov 3, 11:21
BenQ Esco, an energy-saving solution provider belonging to the BenQ-AUO Group, has provided energy-saving services for Burger King in Taipei and is attempting to land contracts from retail chains, 5-star hotels, department stores, hospitals and energy-consuming electronics factories, according to the...
Global smart water meter market to eclipse US$1 billion in 5 years, says IHS
Oct 21, 15:55
As the fastest-growing segment of the global water meter industry, the worldwide market for two-way smart meters is set to surpass the US$1 billion mark for the first time in 2019, with managed services, analytics and smart water network adoption all combining to accelerate growth, according to a new...