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Isabella Ni | July 30, 2015
On July 28, 2015, China's National Energy Administration (NEA) released its solar data for the first half of the year. At the end of June 2015, China had added 35.78 GW of solar capacity to the grid. Distributed PV capacity reached 5.71 GW cumulatively, while utility-scale projects reached 30.07 GW.
Susanne von Aichberger, Josefin Berg, Ash Sharma | July 24, 2015
On Wednesday 22 July 2015, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) launched consultations on planned restrictions of subsidies under the Renewable Obligations (RO) scheme for PV projects of up to 5 MW and on changes to the FiT scheme. The consultation will end on 2 September 2015.

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  • Jonathon Eykyn | July 30, 2015
    After a few turbulent years, growth soared in 2014 with the market for AC-DC and DC-DC merchant power supplies growing by 5 percent. Overall market revenues are projected to increase by more than $4 billion, from 2014 to 2019; however, the industry is still in the middle of a period of change, as new opportunities develop quickly, while established markets stagnate or decline.
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  • David Green | July 30, 2015
    Wireless charging is already making strong gains in the consumer electronics space, with 160 million receivers expected to ship during 2015. However, the reach of this new technology is also being felt in the automotive industry, where many vehicle manufacturers are starting to introduce solutions – either to charge the smart phone inside the cabin, or to wirelessly recharge electric vehicles.
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  • Vicky Yussuff | June 25, 2015
    This is the second edition of the IHS study based on a survey of consumers on the subject of wireless charging. This report is supported by extensive knowledge and projections from the annual IHS analysis of the supplier side of the wireless power market.
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  • Sam Wilkinson, Ash Sharma, Frank Xie, Cormac Gilligan | July 06, 2015
    The PV Inverter Market Tracker – Premium includes a minimum of three forecast updates per year and a major annual update each June. On occasion, the premium report will also include unscheduled...
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  • Lauren Cook | July 01, 2015
    The Solar Deal Tracker –UK offers comprehensive database coverage of downstream project activity in key end-markets in the UK. This frequently updated database provides detailed information for both completed and planned projects. Clients can monitor projects by installer, project developer, market segment, city, installation type, and other important criteria—in a simple online dashboard format. The completion status of all pipeline projects are tracked across various stages, from pre-planning to application approval, to projects currently being installed. This allows projects currently at ‘shovel-ready’ status to be monitored in real time.
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  • Fizza Arshad | June 26, 2015
    The Smart Utilities Infrastructure team attended the AWWA ACE 2015 conference where vendors focused their products on conservation in light of the new California legislation. Our team gathered a lot of great insights as to what vendors are thinking and how the mandate is being perceived by vendors and water utilities alike.
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  • Michael Markides | March 12, 2015
    This brief covers the Water Utility management Conference. This is the first time for IHS to attend the Water Utility Management Conference, which was held in February of this year in Austin, Texas. The conference attendance was about 750 people, with over half being water utility managers from across
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  • Michael Markides | February 20, 2015
    This is a conference brief covering the 2015 Distributech show held in February in San Diego. The Smart Utility team highlights the show and provides updates on key smart utility markets.
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  • Icon Senior Research Director, Power & Energy
    Ash Sharma is the Senior Research Director for the IHS PV Research Group overseeing the entire group’s activities in this field and leading a team of analysts based in the UK, US and China. Ash has been involved in research for more than 10 years and joined IHS in 2004, being an active commentator on the industry since then.
  • Icon Associate Director, Solar Supply Chain and Energy Storage
    Sam Wilkinson is a manager for the power & energy group at IHS, leading its research on the PV inverter, BOS and energy storage markets. Sam has also been responsible for researching the PV module and polysilicon supply chain, working closely with leading global suppliers to develop detailed analysis on these markets.

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