Power & Energy Technology

Extensive coverage of the power and energy technology markets, encompassing solar and wind energy, energy storage, smart utilities, and power supplies.


Insights

Analyst Insights View All (213)

Dharmendra Kumar, Josefin Berg | January 16, 2017
The introduction of a comprehensive indirect tax regime under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India is likely to be delayed from April 2017 to the latest September 2017. Such a delay extends the window to install PV systems at lower tax rates, and will impact the quarterly distribution of India PV demand. In 2016, the government of India announced the introduction the GST in order to make India a common marketplace, with uniform taxes. This new tax regime will subsume all other indirect taxes that are currently applicable in India. A side effect of the GST introduction is that the tax exemptions for PV systems will end. As a result, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) estimates that the total cost to install for grid-connected solar PV will increase by 12% to 16%. From 16 September 2017, all existing central and state indirect tax laws will void, as defined by the Indian constitution. This means GST must be implemented before the given date.
Frank Xie, Josefin Berg | January 10, 2017
On 27 December 2016, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published the new feed-in tariffs (FiT) for PV systems to be installed in 2017. The 13% to 19% reduction compared to 2016 tariff rates are in line with the IHS assumptions for the China PV demand forecast published in the PV Demand Market Tracker on 9 December 2016. As anticipated, the reduction of the FiT is accompanied by a grace period for PV systems that were approved before the end of 2016, but not installed. Such projects have until 30 June 2017 to be installed and connected in order to benefit from the 2016 FiT. As developers rush to install projects under the grace period, IHS forecasts that China will add 15 GW of PV installations in the first half of 2017. At the end of 2016, the National Energy Administration (NEA) announced an increase in the quota allocated for the 2016 FiT by 5 GW. This adds on to the 23 GW quota previously allocated (including poverty alleviation projects). Provinces that gain more than 500 MW of additional 2016 quota will not have any quota allocated for 2017.

IHS in the News

Need More Information?

We’ll be glad to help!

Contact Us

Services

Subscription Services

Offers detailed and insightful analysis on the downstream solar market. The wide-ranging research—covering solar system installation, PV market potential, and impactful government policies—is designed to provide the most comprehensive market intelligence into this rapidly developing industry.
Identify and maximize near and long-term opportunities across the industry with unrivaled market research.
Offers the most detailed and accurate view into the established, growth and emerging power supply markets available. It enables customers make important strategic business decisions by helping them understand key market trends, the drivers behind developments in the power supply markets and the impact that current trends could have on future market growth.
Analyze and access near and long-term opportunities in this fast-paced industry with unrivaled market research
Comprises all of IHS offerings on the PV module supply chain in one single subscription package. With detailed and accurate data on the photovoltaics raw material
This service provides the most comprehensive research in the industry on smart utility meters; investigating the most important trends, drivers, and challenges affecting the current and future market for metering solutions.
This Service provides current and credible forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in North America, O&M and EPC coverage, as well as tracking and analyzing project activity and Balance of System suppliers in North America. The research also includes detailed analysis of the supply chain, with coverage including module and inverter data.
This premium intelligence service provides complete upstream and downstream coverage of the solar industry, with ongoing data, analysis and insights throughout the year.
Covering both UPS hardware and its service and support, provides industry-leading detail and comprehensive analysis across a number of key industry segments.
Advance your competitive position by leveraging uniquely comprehensive research on wireless power market dynamics

Reports

Reports View All (86)

  • Victoria Fodale | January 19, 2017
    This is the latest annual study from IHS Markit on the global AC-DC and DC-DC merchant power supply market. The report provides the most detailed and up-to-date assessment of the market, taking into account recent economic factors. It identifies the growth opportunities by product, application, region and country.
    Subscribers Only
  • Thomas Frashier | January 19, 2017
    This report provides an introductory overview of the IoT global market and an analysis of its importance in the utility environment.
    Subscribers Only
  • Marianne Boust, Daniel Johnson | January 06, 2017
    This is the first market research report by on the global market and business case for off-grid solar and energy storage for rural electrification. This report provides the most detailed and up-to-date assessment of the off-grid rural market, regional trends, competitive landscape, supply chain and technology taking into account economic, political and social factors.
    Subscribers Only

Data

Data View All (18)


Presentations

Presentations View All (34)


Press Releases

Press Releases View All (125)


Analysts View All (25)

  • Icon Senior Director, Power & Industrial Technology
    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.
  • Icon Senior Research Manager, Solar and Energy Storage
    Sam Wilkinson is a Senior Research Manager for the Solar and Energy Storage Research group at IHS Markit.

Share facebook Twitter Google Plus Linked In Add This Contact Us