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...
Smart thermostat shipments to reach nearly 20 million by 2023, says Navigant
Oct 3, 12:01
First introduced in the late 2000s, smart thermostat technology has only recently gained real traction among customers. During the last year, the market for communicating and smart thermostats has expanded rapidly, with new offerings from several high-profile providers. According to a new report from...
Power supply market to grow US$3.5 billion in 4 years, says IHS
Jul 10, 16:08
The global market outlook for AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies is set for healthy expansion starting in 2014 until at least 2018, with revenues during the four years projected to grow by US$3.5 billion, according to IHS. Market revenues will expand to US$25.1 billion in 2018, up from US$21.6 billion...
Shipments of advanced battery cells reach 6.7 billion in 2013, says Navigant
Jul 4, 12:21
The advanced battery industry saw continued growth in 2013, as demand for batteries as an alternative means to power vehicles, grid management equipment, and devices increased in multiple industries around the world. According to Navigant Research, shipments of advanced battery cells reached 6.7 billion...
Beijing to promote use of electric vehicles, says report
Jul 1, 15:00
The Municipal Government of Beijing city, has announced a four-year plan to promote use of electric vehicles, aiming at 170,000 electric cars in use and establishment of 10,000 power-charging stations around the city in 2017, according to China-based tech.qq.com.
Annual worldwide nanogrid capacity will increase 60% by 2023, says Navigant
Jun 27, 15:38
Nanogrids, which are even smaller versions of microgrids, can serve as modular building blocks for energy applications that range from emergency power for commercial buildings to the provision of basic electricity services for people living in extreme poverty. North America is the leading region for...
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 a wide variety of IT products and solutions, from the latest mobile devices and computer peripherals, to the newest...
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 plant on the northeastern coast and let its fate be determined by a national referendum.