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Roz Euan-Smith | August 19, 2015
- According to a recently published IHS report (Smart Home Energy Management Devices Report – 2015) analyzing the market for demand-response enabled smart home energy management devices, in-home displays and smart thermostats will lead the way in terms of installed base numbers but will generate less revenue than smart appliances – a combined US$57 million compared to nearly US$3 billion – due to government and utility company subsidies.
David Green | August 03, 2015
At the end of July, Qualcomm announced they had become the first company to offer a wireless power solution that could charge devices with metal exteriors. The Qualcomm WiPower solution is compliant with the Alliance For Wireless Power (A4WP) “Rezence” standard – a loosely coupled, magnetic resonant technology. Meanwhile, strong rumours have emerged as to the designs of the new Google Nexus Android smart phones expected to be launched in late 2015. ..

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  • Jacob Pereira | August 31, 2015
    The 2015 edition of the smart electricity meters report consists of more than 100 unique data tables, along with an accompanying slide deck explaining the definitions, major drivers, and assumptions, that make up the electricity meter market.
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  • Sam Wilkinson | August 07, 2015
    IHS has produced a second edition of its highly acclaimed ‘The Future of Grid-Connected Energy Storage’ market report. The report contains detailed analysis of the market potential for the deployment of grid-connected energy storage; as well as the functions, drivers, technologies and suppliers that will shape the market’s growth.
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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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  • 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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