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Taiwan market: Delta Electronics-developed EV charging solutions adopted at Taipei 101

Apr 21, 12:18

Pan German Motors, a Taiwan sales agent for Germany-based automaker BMW, has installed a 50KW DC quick EV (electric vehicle) charger and five compact AC EV charging units, both developed by power supply maker provider Delta Electronics, at a parking garage in Taipei 101, according to Delta.

EV charging infrastructure at Taipei 101

Taiwan market: 29% of compact fluorescent bulbs fail to pass official testing

Apr 5, 16:06

The Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) under the Executive Yuan has sampled 410 compact fluorescent bulbs from retail stores for testing of service life by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection, and results show that 120 bulbs or about 29% failed to pass the testing, according to CPC.

Gogoro to provide 800 more e-scooters for rental in Germany, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 15, 14:02

Electric scooter (e-scooter) vendor Gogoro will provide 800 additional Gogoro Plus e-scooters for rental operated by Germany-based partner Coup in Berlin, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN).

Taiwan PV power generation growing fast, says MOEA

Mar 10, 16:04

Among all types of renewable energy in Taiwan, PV power generation, in particular, is growing fast, with generated electricity increasing from 173 million kWh in 2012 to 1.132 billion kWh in 2016 at a CAGR of 59.94%, which was much higher than that of 1.34% for total power output, according to the...

Digitimes Research: Japan aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving in 2030

Mar 1, 13:47

Japan-based automobile makers have been developing self-diving cars and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving models in 2030, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Global electric vehicle market heating up

Feb 20, 15:23

Mainly because Tesla has successfully boosted battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and several countries have adopted policies in favor of BEVs, global competition is increasingly intense, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, SoftBank step into power supply

Feb 18, 10:49

Following the liberalization of Japan's low-voltage electricity market beginning April 1, 2016, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank, the three largest Japan-based mobile telecom carriers, have become retailers of electricity for households and small businesses in a bid to promote sales of value-added services...

DONG Energy, Macquarie Capital to acquire stakes in Formosa I

Stockwatch - Jan 26, 15:47

Denmark-based DONG Energy AVS and Australia-based Macquarie Capital will acquire a 35% stake and a 50% stake respectively, in Formosa I, an offshore wind power generation project currently wholly owned by Taiwan-based resin maker Swancor Industrial, according to Swancor Holding, the parent company...

Digitimes Research: SAE TIR J2954 paves way for commercializing PHEV/EV wireless power transfer

Jan 12, 11:28

US-based SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International on May 31, 2016 published SAE TIR (technical information report) J2954 document, a milestone to commercialize wireless power charging of PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) and EVs.

Taiwan to end nuclear power generation by 2025

Jan 12, 11:08

Taiwan's legislature has amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalizing the local electricity market.

Taiwan market: PGM adopts EV power chargers

Jan 11, 15:03

Pan German Motors (PGM), the Taiwan sales agent for BMW, has adopted AC wall-mounted EV (electric vehicle) power chargers developed by power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics, and will install 40 of the power chargers in 20 public parking garages in Taipei City...

China to lower terrestrial wind power feed-in tariffs for 2018

Dec 28, 15:40

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced a reduction in feed-in tariffs for terrestrial wind power generation by 5.00-14.89%, with the new rates to come into effect on January 1, 2018.

Taiwan market: WeMo launches e-scooter rentals

Oct 7, 14:38

Rental electric scooter (e-scooter) operator WeMo has started trials in Taipei City through cooperation with the city government, according to the company.

Taiwan sets 2017 renewable energy feed-in tariff rates

Oct 5, 14:50

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has set feed-in tariff rates for generation of renewable energy, with PV power from NT$4.4098/kWh (US$0.1404) to NT$6.1033/kWh, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Taiwan government aims to install 3 million low-voltage smart power meters in 2024

Sep 23, 10:56

The Taiwan government, in line with energy saving and reduction in carbon emission policies, aims to install 200,000 low-voltage (110V) smart power meters in 2017, one million units in 2020 and three million units in 2024, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

China lacks funds to subsidize renewable energy

Sep 20, 11:19

The China government is short of the funds required to subsidize generation of renewable energy, mainly PV and wind power, with the gap reaching a cumulative amount of CNY55 billion (US$8.27 billion) at the end of June 2016 and is estimated to increase to CNY60 billion by the end of the year, China-based...

MOEA sets tentative 2017 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Aug 31, 14:50

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy to be generated in 2017, with the rates for PV power generation downward adjusted by 6.65-7.10% from 2016 levels.

Google to use renewable energy in Taiwan datacenter

Aug 26, 11:59

Google will use renewable energy to power a datacenter in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, central Taiwan, the company's global energy policy and strategy director Marsden Hanna said a forum in Taipei recently.

Taiwan aims to install 3 million smart electricity meters by 2024

Aug 17, 20:21

The Taiwan government, in order to ease tight supply of power during peak hours and lower peak power consumption, will promote smart electricity meters and has set a target of installing three million meters by 2024, according to government sources.

BYD loses CNY1.79 billion deal for electric buses

Jul 15, 14:19

China-based own-brand electric vehicle maker BYD in early July won an open-bid for the procurement of 2,919 electric buses from Shenzhen Western Bus, an operator of public transportation services in Shenzhen City, southern China, at a total price of CNY1.79 billion (US$271 million), but the buyer has...

Kaolinite can absorb carbon dioxide, says NCKU

May 27, 16:24

Kaolinite, the main material of porcelain clay, has been found to be able to absorb carbon dioxide and thus can be developed as an absorbent to help reduce carbon emissions, according to the Department of Earth Sciences at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU).

Sensus pushing into smart grid market in Taiwan

May 12, 14:42

US-based smart grid solution provider Sensus is optimistic about smart grid development in Taiwan and has contacted several system integrators such as Tatung and Chung Hsin Electric & Machinery for cooperation.

LeTV unveils LeSEE electric vehicle

Apr 21, 14:47

China-based LeTV has hosted a new product launch conference, showcasing its latest smartphones and LCD TVs. At the show, LeTV also showcased its LeSEE electric vehicle for the first time.

China market: Tesla to add 10 self-operated retail stores in 2016

Apr 15, 14:59

US-based electric vehicle vendor Tesla will open a self-operated retail store in Beijing City on April 19, its fifth in the city and 17th in the China market. The company is planning to add 10 stores in the market in 2016, according to Tesla China's sales director Wang Hao.

Delta Electronics embraces green energy industrial policies, says founder

Mar 2, 14:07

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics' operational transformation coincides with green energy-based industrial development policies proposed by Taiwan's president-elect Tsai Ing-wen, according to company founder Bruce Cheng.

Global revenues from advanced batteries for utility-scale storage expected to reach US$3.6 billion by 2025, says Navigant

Jan 29, 11:48

Improvements in advanced battery energy storage technologies, developing regional regulatory and market drivers, and emerging new business models are poised to make utility-scale energy storage a growing and viable part of the electricity grid in coming years. During the next decade, growth in advanced...

The market for advanced sensors in intelligent buildings expected to exceed US$1 billion in 2016, says Navigant

Jan 28, 15:18

By providing data that can improve building performance, advanced sensors play a critical role in transforming regular facilities into intelligent buildings. These devices, which are growing in popularity, can strengthen the operations of specific building systems, such as lighting and heating, ventilating,...

The global market for smart street solutions expected to reach US$5.3 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 27, 14:06

Technology is changing the way city streets are used, experienced, and managed, transforming them from points of physical connection to networked landscapes that enable a range of service innovations. According to a new report from Navigant Research, the global market for smart street solutions will...

US companies take up 58% of the patent share on smart home energy management, says MIC

Jan 20, 14:46

In recent years, energy conservation has risen up the global agenda, putting HEM (Home Energy Management) front and center in smart home energy technologies. Major countries have taken measures to build infrastructure and introduce related regulations. US companies, in particular, have been more active...

Smart city projects have increased nearly 40% since 3Q13, says Navigant

Jan 20, 14:03

As the benefits of smart cities become clearer, the number of projects and partnerships supporting the cause is rapidly increasing. In the last few years, city leaders, central government ministries, and technology and service suppliers have announced a range of new smart city initiatives, incentives,...

Teco to ship wind turbines to Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 11:37

Teco Electric & Machinery will begin shipping 25 wind turbines each with power-generating capacity of 2MW to Vietnam in second-quarter 2016, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN).

Global building stock expected to increase to 171.6 billion square meters by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 15, 12:29

Commercial, residential, and industrial buildings account for 47% of global greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half of the world's energy consumption. The global building stock, which is expected to experience moderate growth during the next decade, represents a significant area for energy efficiency...

Bring your own thermostat demand response programs represent a target market of US$1.4 billion, says Navigant

Jan 14, 15:46

Since 2012, utilities across the United States have been piloting bring your own thermostat (BYOT) demand response (DR) programs, supplementing legacy direct install strategies that use pre-selected one-way thermostat models. These pilot programs allow customers to purchase devices from vendors of...

Worldwide smart home device shipments to nearly double in 2016, says ABI Research

Jan 14, 15:16

The raft of smart home devices displayed at CES 2016 highlights the growth and potential of the smart home market. Over the next 12 months, smart home device sales will nearly double on year, as the groundwork and service offerings developed over the past few years provide solid impetus for wider adoption...

Annual sales of natural gas vehicles expected to reach nearly 4 million by 2025, says Navigant

Jan 8, 11:05

The natural gas vehicle (NGV) market is taking off in some regions, although growth has been slower than previously projected. While drops in oil prices and gains in battery cost reduction and capacity are hindering some of the advantages of NGVs, the market is still expected to experience growth....

The market for communications subscription services and equipment for upstream oil & gas expected to exceed US$1.5 billion in 2016, says Navigant

Jan 7, 21:16

As oil and gas (O&G) prices continue to decline, improved safety and operational efficiencies offered by new and emerging digital oilfield applications could mean the difference between survival and bankruptcy for struggling exploration and production (E&P) firms. Through high bandwidth, low...

Market for indoor environmental and air quality technologies expected to exceed US$7 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 6, 13:45

Healthy and green buildings rely on good indoor environmental and air quality (IEAQ) to maintain the wellness and productivity of their occupants. Related IEAQ technologies can provide the measurement and verification of ventilation and moisture management, indicating whether appropriate conditions...

China aims at installation capacities of 15GWp for PV, 20GWp for wind power in 2016, says NEA

Jan 4, 16:21

The China government, in line with continued efforts to reduce carbon emissions and reliance on coal by developing renewable energy, has set a target installation capacity of 15GWp for PV systems and at least 20GWp for wind power in the country in 2016 , according to National Energy Administration...

Total sales of natural gas vehicles expected to exceed 35 million from 2015-2025, says Navigant

Dec 31, 11:35

Natural gas (NG) is an attractive alternative to diesel for medium and heavy duty vehicles in meeting regulatory standards and an appealing option for reducing operating costs and carbon emissions in many automotive applications. However, NG can only be used where refueling infrastructure is widely...

Global networked lighting controls revenues for commercial buildings expected to total US$38.2 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Dec 30, 13:56

The market for lighting controls has expanded greatly alongside the shift from the dominance of fluorescent lighting to LEDs, both in the variety of systems available and the sheer number of systems installed. To meet this expanding demand for controls, different types of vendors have been drawn to...

Global light duty electric vehicle sales expected to exceed 6 million in 2024, says Navigant

Dec 29, 15:46

The plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) market has become well-established in North America, Europe, and in the developed parts of Asia Pacific, largely due to government support and purchase incentives, automakers are focusing on offerings that will attract a wider range of customers. Meanwhile, companies...

Value of remote power systems expected to total nearly US$200 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Dec 28, 15:03

The market for remote power provision in regions not served by a traditional, centralized electricity grid is increasing, representing a growing opportunity for a variety of market players. Additionally, the synergy of microgrids and nanogrids in an off-grid environment mirrors the dynamics in a grid-tied...

Zero net energy homes in North America expected to reach 27,000 in 2025, says Navigant

Dec 18, 12:04

As residential building codes call for greater energy efficiency, and the use of onsite generation for grid load management becomes more valuable, the market for zero net energy homes (ZNEHs) is emerging. Near- ZNE and ZNE-ready homes are also becoming increasingly accepted as builders make more effort...

Building energy management system revenues expected to reach US$10.8 billion in 2024, says Navigant

Dec 15, 21:30

Buildings are becoming data-rich environments as owners and key decision makers continue to invest in a variety of solutions that embody the technology foundation of the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing. As building energy management systems (BEMSs) gain greater market penetration, building...

Sales of light duty vehicles expected to total more than 2.1 billion from 2015-2035, says Navigant

Dec 11, 11:34

The enormous dependency on crude oil derivatives in the light duty vehicle (LDV) market has pushed governments worldwide to implement policies and programs that encourage the adoption of various fuel efficiency and alternative fuel technologies. Other changes in the market include more varied transportation...

Revenues for meter data management systems and analytics expected to reach US$1.7 billion in 2024, says Navigant

Dec 10, 14:25

The increasing volume of smart electric meter data and new applications that rely on these data, including demand-side management and grid optimization, are driving the need for enhanced meter data management systems (MDMSs) and meter data analytics (MDA). Globally, billions of data points are logged...

Declining global heat measurement market shows signs of recovery, says IHS

Dec 10, 14:16

The heat measurement solution market is expected to improve in 2016 after being in decline during 2014 and 2015. Revenues for the heat measurement market fell to US$920 million in 2014 and continued declining in 2015, but the market will recover in 2016 and return to long-term growth, according to...

Installed distributed energy resources capacity expected to reach 530.7GW in 2024, says Navigant

Dec 9, 14:07

Distributed energy resources (DER) penetration is increasing globally, causing a significant, and sometimes controversial, impact on the power and utilities segment. The rapid expansion is expected to force a major shift away from the centralized, one-way electrical grid, toward the integration of...

Annual fuel cell car and bus sales to exceed 228,000 by 2024, says Navigant

Dec 2, 13:51

Toyota's introduction of the Mirai, its first production-level fuel cell car, has thrust fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) back into the spotlight. While the performance of FCVs makes them ready for commercial launch, the industry is still focused on the two key requirements for larger-scale market introduction:...

Price declines expected to broaden energy storage market, says IHS

Nov 26, 14:42

Commercial energy storage activity is currently consolidated in just a handful of leading regions, but falling system costs will be a major factor enabling broader global market growth. For the first time, South Korea, Japan and the US will each exceed a record 100MW of annual energy storage installations...

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