1. 20 Mar 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Rise of the Prosumer

    Investments in Distributed Renewable Generation will Power a Prosumer-driven Energy Model

    Prosumers (customers who both produce and consume energy) are on the rise globally, as investment in renewables and distributed generation technologies increase. Enabled by smart energy management solutions, smart grids, energy storage solutions, and supportive legislation, the next 5 years will see strong growth in related markets, as well as disr...

  2. 19 Mar 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    The Global Microgrids (MGs) and Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) Market

    Challenges and Promises in Decentralizing the Grid and Morphing Business Models

    An MG is an energy system consisting of a group of interconnected loads, distributed energy resources, consumers, and optional storage that acts as a single controllable entity with respect to the grid. A VPP is a virtual network that is dependent on software systems to connect remotely and automate dispatch of power generation. The fine line that ...

  3. 11 Mar 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Nuclear Energy Outlook

    China is the Key Driver of the Nuclear Market; However, South Asia and the Middle East Hold Significant Potential

    The nuclear industry has weathered the fallout of the Fukushima accident, with Japan expected to re-start reactors in 2015. Other countries will continue to pursue their investment plans. High capital costs, lingering safety concerns, and the trend toward de-centralized energy have limited nuclear power's potential in Europe and North America. Chin...

  4. 27 Jan 2015  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Trends in the North American Modular UPS Market

    Modular UPSs Become More Attractive Due to Lower Upfront Investments

    This is a quick update to the North American modular UPS research outlining hot areas for growth. Cost competitiveness, lower total cost of ownership, and increasing awareness are some of the factors that drive the North American UPS market. The compound annual growth rate (20132019) is expected to be 5.1%. The market is set to see the highest upt...

  5. 23 Dec 2014  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Analysis of the Australian Surge Protection Devices Market

    Information Technology and Clean Energy Sector Development Drives Demand

    This research service examines the surge protection devices (SPD) market in Australia. The market is driven by investments of end-user verticals including utilities, mining, commercial and residential buildings, and data centres. The market is expected to show moderate growth during the forecast period of 2015 to 2021reduced capital expenditure in...

  6. 25 Nov 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Opportunities for On-board Charging and Battery Maintenance for Motive Applications

    Marine, Recreation Vehicles, and Electric Vehicles Offer High Growth Potential

    On-board charging is an efficient, hassle-free charging method for motive applications. Demand and growth potential are largely from marine vehicles, recreational vehicles, golf carts, and forklifts. Adoption is high in the United States and Europe, and gaining momentum in China, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. This research service discusses th...

  7. 13 Nov 2014  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Exciting Regional Opportunities and Challenges in the DC Power Systems Market

    A Snapshot of Trends in Africa and Latin America

    The DC power systems market is witnessing growth in Africa and Latin America. This insight discusses markets trends in these two regions. Additionally, the insight offers top-level market data for 2014. It also identifies market share trends at the global level for 2014.

  8. 07 Nov 2014  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Investment Opportunities in the Marginal Oil & Gas Fields in Southeast Asia

    High Crude Oil Prices and Better Project Financing Schemes likely to Drive Investments in Marginal Fields in Southeast Asia

    In this study the investment opportunities are provided on a country level. In each country chapter, total size of the oil and gas market, potential for marginal oil and gas fields, and incentives provided by the government for marginal fields are analyzed. In the production and drilling solutions chapters, different technologies and their advantag...

  9. 04 Nov 2014  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Dynamics of the North American Power Rental Equipment Market

    Understanding the Needs of the Customer Propels Industry Growth

    North America is a large consumer for the power rental equipment market. Growing energy demand, increased awareness among end users, and the need for constant power ensure consistent growth in the industry. This market insight covers the current state and future potential of the power rental equipment market in the United States and Canada. Additio...

  10. 26 Sep 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Distributed Energy StorageMarket Opportunities

    Community Energy Storage and Microgrids Becoming Game Changers for Countries Keen on Promoting DES

    Distributed Energy storage (DES) is inevitable in an era of increasing energy demand. The flexibility of smaller energy storage at multiple locations makes it economically and technically viable, attracting many industrial, commercial, and residential units. Community energy storage (CES) and microgrids are the most widely installed type of DES bec...