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September 27, 2016
On September 21, 2016 UK-based investor Camborne Capital announced that its subsidiary Camborne Energy Storage had received the first Tesla Powerpacks to a site in Somerset, England. The 500 kWh batteries will be paired to a 500 kW ground-mount solar PV farm and will initially provide frequency regulation via National Grid’s existing firm frequency response (FFR) service.
Josefin Berg | September 27, 2016
As of 2 September 2016, the Republic of Ireland’s pipeline of PV projects amounted to 3.5 GW, in anticipation of a new incentive scheme to be published in the coming months. The most active developers have come over from the United Kingdom in the search for new opportunities, as PV opportunities dwindle in the United Kingdom after incentive cuts. The top five developers - Elgin Energy, Highfield Solar, Solas Eireann Renewables, Lightsource-RE, and Amarenco Solar - all have connections to the United Kingdom. Combined they hold 50% of the total current PV pipeline. The big questions are whether Ireland’s policy scheme will offer an attractive enough market, at what volume, and in which time frame.

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  • Mid-Year Update
    David Green, Vicky Yussuff | September 30, 2016
    Wireless power receiver shipments will top 200 million for the first time in 2016, but uncertainty remains over the long-term future of the market. Whilst flagship devices such as the Samsung Galaxy range continue to sell well, the lack of wireless charging on the latest Apple iPhone and the continued wait for the first resonant solutions are slowing down adoption of wireless power overall.
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  • Sam Wilkinson | September 29, 2016
    The IHS PV Inverter Supplier Scorecard addresses the market need for vendor evaluation based on objective data and metrics. The IHS methodology produces scores that tell a nuanced story of the vendor landscape, conveying each player’s strengths and challenges.
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  • Isabella Ni | September 27, 2016
    The growth of the energy storage market offers suppliers of inverters a huge growth opportunity, across a wide range of applications and regions. Many existing providers of solar inverters and industrial power electronics have moved to take a leading position in this growth market.
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  • Camron Barati | September 09, 2016
    The Solar Market Tracker- North America provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in the United States and Canada at a country level and at a US state level. ...
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  • Susanne von Aichberger | September 06, 2016
    The IHS PV Demand Market Tracker provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in almost 50 countries. The tracker is updated at least quarterly to provide the most up-to-date projections for each market...
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  • Jessica Jin, Edurne Zoco, Karl Melkonyan, Holly Hu | September 01, 2016
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  • Energy Storage Market Outlook and New Business Models
    Marianne Boust | September 21, 2016
    This presentation explores current energy storage market trends globally as well as highlighting some emerging business models enabled by energy storage breakthrough. It also presents IHS Markit's recent review on the outlook for energy storage installations in key regions of the world between 2016 and 2020. The presentation was delivered by Marianne Boust.
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  • Sam Wilkinson | September 19, 2016
    The photovoltaic (PV) market has experienced incredible growth in recent years and solar is now making a meaningful contribution to power generation in many countries. Large-scale solar systems are becoming increasingly common. By 2020, nearly 300 gigawatt (GW) of utility-scale PV systems will have been built around the world, up from less than 5 GW at the end of 2010.
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  • Three trends in the global PV Inverter market that are impacting the United States in 2016
    Camron Barati, Cormac Gilligan | August 09, 2016
    This presentation summarises the most important trends in the global PV inverter market that will impact the USA in 2016. The presentation was delivered by Cormac Gilligan at Intersolar and ees North America in San Francisco on 12th July 2016
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  • 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. 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 Senior Research Manager, Solar & Energy Storage
    Sam Wilkinson is a senior research manager for the solar and energy storage research group at IHS Technology.

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