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Chris Atkins | April 20, 2015
ConEdison Development has announced it has entered an agreement to procure a 2MW/8MWh Li-ion energy storage system from General Electric (GE). This marks the first Li-Ion project GE has undertaken since it adjusted strategy to work with technologies other than the sodium nickel chloride Durathon batteries that it manufactures.
Josefin Berg | April 17, 2015
On 16 April 2015, South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE) announced the winners of Round 4 of the Renewable Energy IPP Programme (REIPPP). A total of 415 MWac were awarded to solar PV projects out of 1.1 GW of overall capacity. The DoE also announced plans for an extraordinary bid window for 1.8 GW of renewable power generation capacity in June 2015, in addition to Round 5, which is scheduled for 2016. Additionally, the DoE announced the ambition to arrange future procurement rounds for in total 6.3 GW of renewable power generation capacity.

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  • David Green | March 25, 2015
    The first quarter of 2015 has been one of big news and development for the wireless power industry. Firstly, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will ship from April 2015, with built-in Qi- and PMA- standard tightly coupled inductive charging. Secondly, the Apple Watch will ship with built-in proprietary tightly
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  • Jonathon Eykyn | March 20, 2015
    This is the tenth annual study on the world market for external power adapters and chargers, which includes detailed analysis of over thirty different application sectors for power adapters and covers both OEM and aftermarket products
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  • Lauren Cook | March 20, 2015
    The latest edition of Marketbuzz is your single-source reference across the entire value chain: from polysilicon manufacturing to policy development. It is the most comprehensive guide available for the global solar industry.
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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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  • 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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  • 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.
  • 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.