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08 Jul 2014  |  Global
Power Utilities Move from Cost- to Value-based Procurement to Gain Supply Chain Efficiencies
This research service focuses on the evolving material and services procurement practices of major power generation utilities globally. It provides an in-depth analysis on the evolving procurement practices in power utilities and discusses common challenges. Based on the on-going transformations in procurement practices, this research offers a glim...
18 Aug 2014  |  Africa
A Promising Economic Outlook is Set to Fuel Projects in Nigeria and Kenya
Sub-Saharan Africa offers many opportunities for the large-scale power rental market (greater than 1 MW). Power infrastructure in the region is ageing, but is also largely underdeveloped due to decades of underinvestment. This is reflected in a low electrification rate, which is only around 31.8% for the entire region. Research was carried out by l...
21 Aug 2014  |  Africa
The First Step Towards the End of Eskom's Monopoly
Opening up the power generation sector to independent power producers is imperative as Eskom has shown some of its limits, such as severe funding shortfall, an extremely tight power system, and new-build projects being continuously delayed while power demand shoots. The dominant position of Eskom in power generation, transmission, and distribution ...
04 Sep 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Evolving Landscape of Power Generation and Supply Management will Encourage Deployment of ESS at Grid Level
This study covers the factors that will drive the adoption of ESS at grid level in countries such as Australia, China, India, Japan, and South Korea. The study also comments on the present and upcoming storage technologies that will be commercially viable for energy storage at grid and power utilities level. The study evaluates different applicatio...
04 Sep 2014  |  North America
The Need for Cost-effective Solutions Creates Opportunities for a Competitive Business Model
North America is a large consumer of oil and gas. Historically, the United States heavily depended on foreign oil. The landscape is gradually changing, however, providing the United States more self-sufficiency via its vast available resources in coal-bed methane and shale gas formations. This market insight covers the current state and potential o...
11 Sep 2014  |  North America
Economic Efficiency and US Quest for Energy Independence Propels Growth
The North American region is a large consumer for the rental oil and gas industry. Technological advances, local energy policies, and environmental regulations ensure consistent growth in the oil and gas industry. This market insight covers the current state and future potential of the upstream, midstream, and downstream North American equipment r...
19 Sep 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Improvement in Performance and Economics of Energy Provide Growth Opportunities
The energy management services (EMS) market is in a growth phase in Australia and New Zealand. The deregulation in the energy industry has resulted in the prices of energy being dependent on demand and supply forces. EMS plays a major role as end users seek to stabilize energy costs in their organization. The level of awareness contributes to its c...
04 May 2015  |  Asia Pacific
The Need for Commercialization and Business Scalability to Shape the Industry Structure
Wireless charging manufacturers are expected to reach economies of scale to offer the technology at a competitive price by 2016 or 2017. The perceived value also may improve with time. The smartphone market is the earliest adopter of wireless power charging technology, and is the largest revenue contributor to the global market. Other potential ap...
13 Nov 2014  |  North America
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.
18 Sep 2015  |  North America
The Share of Renewables in the Primary Energy Mix Thrives Despite Setbacks
There are several factors affecting the global energy transformation, such as elevated price levels, government policies, technological advances, and concerns about the environmental and financial cost of increasing oil use. This market insight evaluates the changing dynamics in the energy business models. Further, it discusses key market dynamics,...