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The rise of the energy cloud signals a fundamental shift in the power segment, says Navigant

Apr 17, 12:36

Moving from a centralized hub-and-spoke grid architecture based on large centralized generation assets toward an increasingly decentralized electrical grid that makes extensive use of distributed energy resources (DERs), the power segment is undergoing sweeping changes. These changes can be summarized...

Smart grid protective relay revenues expected to reach US$9.7 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 16, 15:12

The use of digital protective relay technologies is changing and advancing the management and control of power grids. The capabilities of advanced protective relays (ADVPRs) have evolved, enabling advanced sub-second monitoring, data collection, communications, and other capabilities. According to...

Smart grid protective relay revenues expected to reach US$9.7 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 14, 15:53

The use of digital protective relay technologies is changing and advancing the management and control of power grids. The capabilities of ADVPRs have evolved, enabling advanced sub-second monitoring, data collection, communications, and other capabilities. According to a new report from Navigant Research,...

China needs CNY1.58 trillion in funding for PV, wind power installations from 2014-2017, says Ernst & Young

Apr 14, 11:59

The target installation capacity for PV rooftop systems and power-generating stations and that for wind power-generating turbines set by the China government for 2017 will entail financing of CNY1.58 trillion (US$255 billion) over 2014-2017, according to accounting service provider Ernst & Young...

Building commissioning services expected to reach nearly US$6.6 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 10, 14:33

A valuable tool to ensure operational and energy efficiency, building optimization and commissioning services originated in the US and UK in the 1960s and 1970s, as a quality assurance measure for new buildings. In recent years commissioning has experienced rapid growth through the spread of green...

Community resilience microgrids expected to reach US$1.4 billion a year by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 8, 22:08

While virtually all microgrids share the goal of improving grid resilience, systems specifically designed to promote grid resilience within communities are backed by specific government programs that provide funding and regulatory support. This support is a major factor in promoting the spread of community...

Revenues from energy storage technologies expected to exceed US$21 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 7, 15:40

The supporting technologies associated with energy storage systems include power conversion (primarily focused on inverters), system-level software and controls, and systems integration services. Forming a critical component of the energy storage value chain, these technologies face intensive scrutiny,...

Advanced distribution management systems expected to exceed US$3.3 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says firm

Apr 2, 13:55

Offering the potential to unify utility distribution IT systems into a single, more efficiently managed platform, advanced distribution management systems (ADMSs) have emerged over the past few years as a major smart grid technology innovation. As such, the market for ADMSs has expanded rapidly, fueled...

Growth of solar and wind industry to increasingly rely on IoT-based technologies and services, says ABI Research

Apr 1, 15:59

According to ABI Research, growth of the solar and wind industry will increasingly rely on adoption of IoT-based technologies and services. ABI Research expects IoT connected wind and solar installations to grow at a CAGR of 21% between 2014-2020 with the total number of connections growing from the...

Worldwide natural gas vehicle sales to total 37.2 million from 2014-2024, says Navigant

Apr 1, 10:56

Though natural gas has been used in vehicles since the advent of the internal combustion engine (ICE) in 1860, it wasn't until the 1970s, when oil crises encouraged the development of alternatives to help conserve liquid oil fuel, that today's natural gas vehicles (NGVs) began to emerge. Driven by...

Taiwan market: Gogoro to launch Smartscooter in summer 2015

Mar 31, 11:30

Taiwan-based Gogoro has unveiled Smartscooter, an electric scooter developed and produced in house, for launch in the Taiwan market in the summer 2015, according to company CEO Horace Luke.

Gogoro Smartscooter

Smart building technology spending forecast to grow to US$17.4 billion in 2019, says IDC

Mar 30, 16:00

An increasing number of case studies are emerging to demonstrate the business case and benefits associated with developing smart buildings. According to a new IDC Energy Insights report, leading organizations around the world are encouraged to evaluate their current smart building status and to implement...

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...

The installed base of prepaid electric meters expected to exceed 85 million by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 25, 15:49

The market for prepaid electric metering is steadily gaining ground, due to the spread of smart metering technology and growing acceptance of the idea of prepaying for services. Paying in advance for electricity not only helps utilities improve their cash flow and reduce their delinquent payments,...

Utility outage management system spending expected to total nearly US$11.8 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 24, 15:01

Historically, outage management systems (OMSs) have been configured to respond to signals that indicate outages, manage restoration, and communicate outage information. However, with much larger amounts of data available from modern smart grid technologies, today's OMSs are becoming more complex and...

Sales of electric motorcycles and scooters to reach nearly 6 million a year by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 23, 15:36

As cities become increasingly congested with traffic, many urban dwellers are turning to various forms of electric two-wheeled transport. The market for electric motorcycles and scooters is expected to achieve stable and continuous growth during the coming years, as several large manufacturers enter...

Worldwide capacity of distributed energy storage systems to increase nearly 10-fold in next 3 years, says Navigant

Mar 19, 15:53

The focus of rapid innovation and intense competition, the market for distributed energy storage systems (DESSs) has exceeded industry expectations for growth and market volume in recent years. Responding to this demand, grid operators, utilities, and governments are encouraging storage installations...

Nearly 60% of light-duty vehicles purchased in 2025 to feature turbochargers, says Navigant

Mar 18, 16:04

Even as sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles are growing steadily, automakers are busy introducing innovations that help conventional gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles be more fuel-efficient. Lighter, more aerodynamically efficient bodies combined with powertrain efficiency upgrades provide...

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...

Cylindrical battery demand to see 32% increase in demand during 2015, says firm

Mar 11, 20:49

Cylindrical battery demand will see an on-year increase of 32% from 882 million in 2014 to 1.171 billion units in 2015, according to EnergyTrend.

Worldwide revenues from small and medium wind power systems expected to reach nearly US$2.4 billion by 2023, says firm

Mar 11, 15:05

Fueled by the spread of innovative financing programs centered around the leasing model, growth in the installation of small and medium wind power systems is accelerating. In the long term, however, the overall outlook for the small and medium wind market in each country will be determined by whether...

Vehicle-grid integration service revenues expected to reach nearly US$21 million by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 10, 15:10

Today's plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) represent a significant increase in electricity demand that, if unmanaged, could cause problems with distribution-level transformers and could drastically increase demand during peak hours when PEV owners return from work and plug in their vehicles. At the same...

Commercial building automation system revenues expected to total more than US$713 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 6, 14:11

The opportunities presented by analyzing the vast amounts of data that building automation systems (BASs) can collect are accelerating their adoption across the commercial building sector. In particular, the integration of smartphones into many interactions between humans and the world around them...

Revenues from energy efficient building products and services expected to total more than US$4.3 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 4, 15:39

Current building stock accounts for a substantial amount of global energy use, putting increased pressure on governments and corporations alike to reduce their carbon footprints and energy-related spending. As a result, energy efficiency has become a broad-based strategy to solve both of these challenges...

Sysgration lands orders for electric bus-use battery modules from CSR

Mar 3, 20:50

Sysgration has obtained orders for battery modules for use in 500 electric buses from China-based maker CSR, with each module priced at CNY750,000 (US$119,590) and shipments to begin in June 2015, according to the company.

Home energy management revenues expected to total more than US$22 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 3, 14:24

Shortly after Google purchased Nest Labs in January 2014, home energy management (HEM) stakeholders began reporting increased market activity, as the acquisition signaled to vendors, utilities, service providers, and retailers that the value in home energy management and automation was finally gaining...

Longer blades and new materials are affecting the global wind turbine manufacturing industry, says Navigant

Mar 2, 15:29

As the wind turbine manufacturing industry has evolved and matured, blades have become a strong area of strategic product innovation and sourcing shifts. Turbine makers are making major capital-intensive investment changes in how blades are designed, what materials are used, the manufacturing processes...

Nearly 700MW of energy storage capacity has been announced in from 3Q14-1Q15, says Navigant

Feb 26, 14:03

2014 was a major year for the global energy storage industry, with some of the largest single contracts in history awarded to leading storage companies. Driven primarily by regulatory mandates in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the industry took significant steps forward. According to Navigant Research,...

Revenues from electric vehicle charging services expected to reach US$2.9 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 25, 14:55

The market for plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging equipment (also known as electric vehicle supply equipment, or EVSE) is expanding, while experiencing predictable growing pains. With the number of PEVs in use projected to reach 12 million globally by 2023, the market for EV charging services...

Revenues from building energy management systems expected to reach nearly US$10.8 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Feb 24, 15:51

Several market trends, including growing corporate awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) and rising demand for data-driven decision support tools, are accelerating the adoption of BEMSs. As the cost of monitoring and control technology falls, BEMSs are becoming more cost-effective options for a...

Smart city technology market expected to be worth more than US$27.5 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 13, 14:58

The smart city concept is a framing device for many of society's most important conversations about globalization, technology, and the environment, which is driving investment across a range of city services and infrastructure. As the supplier ecosystem for smart cities continues to expand, established...

Commercial combined heat and power system installations expected to total nearly 43,000 from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Feb 12, 16:08

The market for commercial combined heat and power (CHP) systems has achieved limited penetration into global building infrastructure, but growth is accelerating. Two primary motivations are driving the increased adoption of CHP today: the potential to conserve energy and to guarantee power supply to...

Worldwide revenues from utility distribution microgrids expected to exceed US$3 billion by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 11, 14:10

Major power outages caused by extreme weather, along with the spread of distributed, renewable energy resources, have set the stage for regulatory reforms that are likely to enable both customer-owned microgrids and utility distribution microgrids (UDMs) to expand strongly in the next decade. According...

Revenues from materials for advanced batteries expected to total more than US$132 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 6, 14:52

Since 1991, when the first mass-produced lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries emerged, the market for advanced batteries and shipments of materials used to manufacture them has steadily increased. Today, with growing demand for batteries in stationary, portable, and transportation applications, a variety...

Taiwan market: CityPower offers rental e-Bike, e-Motorbike services

Feb 3, 11:06

CityPower Taiwan has set up rental electric bicycles (e-Bike) and electric motorcycles (e-Motorbike) services with support of about 30 battery exchange stations in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan.

A battery exchange station set up by CityPower Taiwan

Smart grid communications and networking hardware to reach US$3.2 billion by 2020, says Navigant

Feb 2, 15:28

As grid operators deploy smart grid technology to create a greener, more efficient, and more reliable power system, communications networks are expanding rapidly and in new ways. With demand increasing, the market for smart grid networking and communications technology is being driven by a growing...

Sales of electric trucks and buses expected to reach nearly 160,000 annually by 2023, says firm

Jan 30, 16:12

All-electric powered commercial vehicles has always been a challenge, because of the sheer size of the battery packs required to store and deliver enough energy to drive heavy vehicles over practical distances. As battery technology improves, however, electric hybrid vehicles are now gaining traction...

Revenues from distributed energy storage systems expected to exceed US$16.5 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 14, 23:05

One of the fastest-growing markets for energy storage globally, distributed energy storage is the focus of rapid innovation and intense competition. In particular, residential and commercial energy storage has far exceeded industry expectations for growth and market volume in 2014, and is poised for...

Revenues from grid-scale energy storage expected to total more than US$68 billion from 2014-2024

Jan 8, 07:48

As distributed, renewable power generation resources multiply and grid operators seek ways to balance loads across the system using an increasingly diverse range of assets, the demand for grid-scale energy storage is rising. The grid-scale energy storage market has developed in a disjointed fashion...

Global small, medium wind power installations to reach 3.2GW from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Jan 6, 14:41

The market for modern small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) has existed for 30 years, though growth has been tied to state and federal incentives in the UK, Italy, and the US. The segment has recently matured, with growing numbers of manufacturers located around the world and expanding dealer networks,...

Investment in microgrid enabling technologies expected to exceed US$155 billion through 2023, says Navigant

Dec 30, 22:27

Offering the ability to isolate from the wider electricity grid during power outages, as well as a high capacity to integrate renewable, distributed energy resources, microgrids have become a growing phenomenon in the global energy segment in the last few years. Demand for the technologies that underlie...

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.

India green IT and sustainability spending to reach US$34 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 18, 14:06

India's spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will reach US$34 billion in 2014, a 14.1% increase from US$29.2 billion that was spent in 2013, according to Gartner.

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,...

Revenues from smart meters expected to reach US$6.6 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Nov 27, 15:44

With deployments in North America slowing, the smart electric meter market has shifted emphasis to projects in Europe and Asia Pacific. Business activity is increasing in western Europe, where projects in Spain, France, and the UK will account for some 93 million new meters by the end of 2020, and...

Residential demand response revenues expected to reach US$2.3 billion annually by 2023, says firm

Nov 25, 15:35

The development of smart grid technology – particularly advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart, two-way communicating thermostats – is enabling utilities in many countries to offer residential demand response programs. These systems allow utilities to discreetly dispatch customers...

Revenues from energy efficient buildings in Europe expected to reach US$109 billion annually by 2023, says firm

Nov 24, 14:56

Stringent regulations that apply across the European Union (EU) have contributed to the development of a growing market for energy efficient buildings in Europe. At the same time, mandatory changes to country-level building codes are increasing the performance requirements that apply to new construction...

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,...

Revenues from smart grid technologies to reach US$70.2 billion by 2023, says Navigant

Nov 18, 15:56

The past two years have seen accelerating technological advancements and shifting priorities among utility industry stakeholders. The benefits of smart grid technology are becoming increasingly quantifiable, not only in terms of improved grid reliability, but also in economic benefits. According to...

Revenues from high voltage transmission systems expected to reach US$31 billion by 2023, says Navigant

Nov 14, 11:08

Driven by rapid economic growth and electrification in China, India, and parts of the Middle East and Africa, the high-voltage transmission system (HVTS) market is expanding globally. At the same time, the HVTS vendor landscape is changing as focus shifts to rebuilding and extending transmission infrastructure...

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