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Power & Energy Technology

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


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Mike Longson , Julian Jansen | August 15, 2019
Key policy announcements in July: United Kingdom regulator, Ofgem, is aiming to change generation licensing to eradicate the double-charging of storage assets. This will be achieved by the addition of a formal definition of energy storage to the regulatory framework and requiring information from the provider or operator of energy storage systems. New York utilities, Consolidated Edison (ConEd) and subsidiary Orange and Rockland (O&R) has issued a joint Request for Proposals (RFP) to procure 310 MW of energy storage. The utilities will be splitting the capacity 300 MW to ConEd and the remaining 10 MW to O&R. As part of the RFP the contracted systems must be installed and operational by the end of 2022.
Susanne Cumberland, David Green | July 23, 2019
The electricity meter market continues the journey towards advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), with 109 million communicating meters shipping globally in 2018.

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Capitalize on solar market shifts with relevant, reliable market research. This service features quarterly updated forecasts on the installation outlook for each market by system segment for the next five years and eight quarters. It includes trackers that identify the largest developers by region and provide data on +60,000 PV projects installed and under development.
Maximize near- and long-term opportunities in the growing energy storage market. This service delivers ongoing rigorous primary research on the development and evolution of the energy storage market, including all key segments, including small and large-scale renewable integration, grid support and behind-the-meter storage.
Providing a detailed and accurate view across all key areas of the growing market for energy storage in North America. Regularly updated, detailed forecasts for the industry are accompanied by reports, databases and insights to help provide additional detail on key topics and market segments.
Identify key industry segments and suppliers in global power supply markets. This services delivers an annual report and continuous insights on UPS hardware, service and support, including five-year annual forecasts.
Access essential information on the market for traditional inverters, microinverters and power optimizers. This service features market trackers and reports that detail supplier market share, shipments, revenues, pricing, policies and demand for over 20 countries, enabling comprehensive visibility into the global PV inverter market.
Identify near- and long-term opportunities across the PV module supply chain. This service features four core market trackers that provide comprehensive analysis of supply and demand for polysilicon, wafers, cells and modules, along with data on PV installations, suppliers, and manufacturing/equipment spending.
Maximize opportunities in global markets for smart electric, heat, water and gas meters. This service provides critical baseline and forecast market data for each vertical in the smart utility space: electricity, heat, water, and gas.
Gain a competitive edge with trusted intelligence on the full North American solar PV supply chain. This service features two proprietary market trackers – one that details the market by system and installation type, and another that captures all downstream solar projects and the companies involved with them.
Unlock business opportunities in the global PV market with end-to-end supply chain intelligence. This service provides forecasting and tracking of PV installations, PV inverters and the PV module supply chain, as well as detailed data on leading PV suppliers, system integrators (EPCs)/operations and maintenance providers (O&M) and solar projects worldwide.
Gain a competitive edge in the world’s competitive UPS hardware and service markets. This service offers comprehensive tracking of the UPS hardware and service markets. Factors, including geography, power rating, vertical market, sales channel and service type, help clients better understand the competitive landscape and identify growth opportunities. Topical analysis on developing trends and technologies affords answers to both common and unique questions.

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  • Pressure grows on battery industry to ensure safety and sustainable industry growth.
    Julian Jansen, Youmin Rong, Ph.D., Sam Wilkinson | August 15, 2019
    Pressure grows on battery industry to ensure safety and sustainable industry growth. Following a number of incidents involving battery fires in electric vehicles, stationary energy storage and portable electronic devices, safety concerns continue to mount around the widespread use of Li-ion batteries
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  • Josefin Berg, Susanne von Aichberger, Maria Chea | August 14, 2019
    Each PV Country Profile provides in-depth analysis on the latest PV market development in each country, including incentives, tenders and other drivers or barriers. The study reviews the competitive landscape as a complement to the PV Projects Pipeline Tracker and the Solar Deal Tracker.
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  • Jessica Jin, Holly Hu | July 29, 2019
    The PV Market Trend Survey - China is produced monthly and relies upon real shipment and installation data collected from suppliers and installers in the world’s largest PV market, in order to provide customers with a regularly updated and accurate check on its short- and medium-term development.
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  • Susanne von Aichberger, Josefin Berg | August 06, 2019
    IHS Markit’s revamped PV Installations Tracker (previously PV Demand Market Tracker) provides forecasts and analysis for installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity in more than 30 countries.
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  • Susanne von Aichberger, Josefin Berg | August 06, 2019
    IHS Markit’s revamped PV Installations Tracker – Premium (previously PV Demand Market Tracker) provides forecasts and analysis for installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity in more than 70 countries.
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  • Edurne Zoco, PhD, Karl Melkonyan | August 05, 2019
    This bi-annual report tracks production, capacity and equipment spending of photovoltaic (PV) wafer, cell and modules, supply chain tool demand, technology roadmap adoption rates and more. The PV Manufacturing and Equipment Spending Tracker will also provide quarterly data on market shares for cell types and production tools.
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  • Trends to watch in 2019
    Sam Wilkinson, Jessica Jin, Edurne Zoco, PhD, Cormac Gilligan, Youmin Rong, Ph.D. | June 12, 2019
    IHS Markit Energy Technology analysts hosted a briefing and workshop with a group of clients at SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai on June 5th 2019. Four different presentations were given highlighting key trends for PV, energy storage and batteries.
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  • A global perspective on how energy storage markets are developing in emerging economies
    Julian Jansen | April 26, 2019
    Senior Analyst Julian Jansen presented at the ESNA Webinar on emerging energy storage markets in April, 2019. This presentation provided a summary of the IHS Markit global outlook for energy storage. It further evaluated opportunities and challenges in emerging markets.
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  • CIREC Week April 2019
    Maria Chea | April 12, 2019
    Presented at CIREC Week on April 4, 2018, this presentation provides a high-level overview of the outlook for utility-scale solar in Latin America for the 2019 - 2023 period, with a focus on the Chilean PV market.
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  • Icon Associate Director, Solar & Energy Storage
    Sam Wilkinson is a Associate Director for the Solar and Energy Storage Research group at IHS Markit.

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