1. 11 Mar 2024  |  Global

    Carbon Markets: Trends and Growth Opportunities

    Carbon Pricing Operates as an Instrument to Tackle Emissions and Accelerate the Transition to Net Zero

    Carbon markets are trading systems that use greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a commodity, setting a price on them based on the value of the emitted carbon dioxide. Companies can purchase and sell carbon credits or carbon offsets to compensate for their GHG emissions. There are two main types of carbon pricing initiatives, mandatory and voluntary, ...

  2. 24 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Top 10 Growth Opportunities in Grid Modernization and Flexibility

    Decarbonization and Decentralization of Power Generation to Drive Massive Investment in the Electricity Network

    The industry faced significant challenges in 2023, as the ripple effect of supply chain and logistical issues echoed throughout the industry, which struggled to meet the strong demand for transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment. Despite supply chain challenges and economic uncertainty, the pressing need for grid modernization to meet the requ...

  3. 19 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Global Data Center Cooling Growth Opportunities

    Strong Data Center Growth and Industry Sustainability Efforts Will Drive Investment and Innovation in Cooling

    Data center cooling systems are key components of data center architecture, which fulfill critical cooling requirements for electronic equipment. The global growth of the internet and mobile devices has led to the creation of enormous volumes of data that need storage and processing. As a result, the construction of data centers of all sizes has re...

  4. 17 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Top 10 Growth Opportunities in Battery Energy Storage Systems, 2024

    Energy Ecosystem Participants to Benefit from Ultra-fast-growing BESS Market

    The battery energy storage system (BESS) is a super-high growth market. The ongoing clean energy transition driving intermittent wind and solar capacity and the retirement of fossil-fuel-based generation plants requires critical services to balance the electricity system. BESSs have emerged as the most effective solution for this purpose. Estimated...

  5. 16 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Disruptive Technologies Enabling Power-to-X

    Techno-economic analysis of emerging PtX technologies decarbonizing critical hard-to-abate sectors

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that emissions from the energy sector alone reached 37 gigatonnes (Gt) of carbon dioxide (CO2) in 2022, hitting a new milestone. Mitigating greenhouse gases (GHGs) and achieving long-term net-zero energy targets are focal points for several developed and developing countries. However, the defossilizat...

  6. 12 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Emerging Innovations and Future Growth Opportunities in Bifacial Solar Cells

    Maximizes Solar Energy Potential in Low-light Environments

    Solar energy constituted 65% of the total 295 GW installed renewable capacity in 2022. About 70% of the deployed solar panels were monofacial panels that generate electricity from only the top side of the panel. Despite their popularity, these monofacial panels have encountered challenges related to space efficiency, energy yield, and dependence on...

  7. 12 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Flexible Solar Cell Growth Opportunities

    Application Diversity and Potential for Lower Levelized Cost of Energy Fuel Interest

    Net zero goals requires decarbonization in every aspect of human life, and renewable energy production is essential. Flexible solar cells are a compelling proposition because of their wide variety of existing and novel application areas. In contrast to conventional, fixed-format solar panels often crafted from crystalline silicon, flexible solar ce...

  8. 11 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Breakthrough Advancements in Mechanical Energy Storage Technologies

    Advancements in Long-duration Energy Storage Enhance Future Growth Potential for Large-scale Renewable Energy Adoption

    This study analyzes breakthrough advancements in mechanical energy storage (MES) technologies. With the decreasing cost of renewable energy, the contribution of clean energy systems to the global electricity mix has significantly increased, reaching around 30% in 2022. This, in turn, has led to an exponential surge in the demand for energy storage ...

  9. 09 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Recent Innovations Advancing Thin Film Battery Developments

    The Flexibility, Lightness, and Safety of Thin Film Batteries Attract Global Interest

    Electronic devices are an integral part of human life, serving a multitude of functionalities. Many application areas for example, electronic gadgets, health monitoring and medical devices, activity tracking, smart cards, and wearable electronics require lightweight, flexible, and compact energy storage solutions. The focus on miniaturization and c...

  10. 08 Jan 2024  |  Global

    Oil and Gas Industry Innovation Tracker: Automation and Autonomy, 2023

    Dynamic Companies Driving Innovation in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Analytics, Internet of Things, and Digitalization

    Technological and digital trends are transforming the oil and gas industry. Main players commonly choose operational technologies (OTs) to carry out the automation of their oil and gas processes; however, newer technologies, such as AI, IoT, and robotics are starting to gain more relevance in the industry. Oil and gas companies have adopted aut...