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Sam Wilkinson | February 25, 2015
Alevo Group, a Swiss manufacturer of grid-scale energy storage systems, announced on 17th February 2015 that it has signed a joint operational agreement with Customized Energy Solutions (CES) to provide 200MW of frequency regulation services to the wholesale energy market in the United States, using its MW-scale Grid-Bank battery product. Alevo claims that this represents the largest ever energy storage deployment in the United States of America.
Sam Wilkinson | February 25, 2015
In its Q4 2014 earnings call, US electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, restated its intentions to release an energy storage product for the residential and commercial markets in the United States in 2015.

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Reports View All (37)

  • Cormac Gilligan | February 20, 2015
    IHS carried out the research for the second edition of its report on PV balance of system (BoS) equipment over a period of six months. This report provides market sizes, forecast and supplier market shares for the global balance of system equipment market, highlighting the opportunities and challenges...
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  • Jonathon Eykyn | December 19, 2014
    This report provides the most detailed assessment of the world market for digital power for both power supplies and power ICs. It highlights the key opportunities in the market, providing clarity to manufacturers and allowing them to make sound decisions. This is the second edition of the annual...
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  • Vicky Yussuff | December 19, 2014
    The primary aim of this report is to look at current and future opportunities for wireless charging in the wearable electronics market, whilst analyzing potential barriers to adoption. The report covers the key applications in the wearable electronics market and asses developments over the past 12-18...
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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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  • Jacob Pereira | January 19, 2015
    This is a review from the IHS analyst team that attended the European Utility Week in Amsterdam in November 2014. The brief reviews the show in general, and then offers analyst perspective on smart utilities, the smart home, and regulatory changes affecting the electric utility industry in Europe.
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  • Michael Markides | June 30, 2014
    This market brief provides a general review of the June American Water Works Association (AWWA) ACE show. Conference highlights are first reviewed, from suppliers introducing new products to analysis on key trends in the market for various technologies critical to water utilities...
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  • Icon Senior 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.
  • Icon Associate Director, Solar Supply Chain
    Stefan de Haan is an associate director for the power & energy group at IHS, leading its research on the polysilicon, wafer, cell, and module markets. He is a founding member of the solar market research group and has built up the IHS Solar Photovoltaics Industry Market Tracker.