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Overview of the Power Transformer Market in the U.S.

Overview of the Power Transformer Market in the U.S.

The main drivers pushing the USA's power transformer market is replacement of the obsolete transmission network. Moreover, under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law announced in 2021, heavy investment has been announced in building a reliable transmission infrastructure...

Australia – A prominent FACTS Market

Australia – A prominent FACTS Market

Since the beginning, Australia has deployed FACTS devices in its power grid across different areas to upgrade, expand and help integrate renewables. Australia has set renewables target of 82% renewables by 2030 which has led an increase in the number of FACTS projects...

Overview of Commercial and Off-Highway Vehicle Segment

Overview of Commercial and Off-Highway Vehicle Segment

The global transportation industry is considered to be one of the biggest contributors of global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, with power generation and transport having accounted for over two thirds of global GHG emissions in 2019. The transportation industry alone...

Charging Infrastructure for Fleet Vehicles

Charging Infrastructure for Fleet Vehicles

• One of the main supporting technologies required to support the wide-scale adoption of electric vehicles is the EV charging infrastructure.• Charging availability is a critical enabling factor for electric fleet deployment, and the strategic roles of various...

Technological Overview of Global HVDC Market Till 2020

Technological Overview of Global HVDC Market Till 2020

• High voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission systems across the globe rely on DC (direct current) for the transmission of bulk power over long distances. • HVDC systems are usually installed in three different configurations; namely: asymmetric monopole,...

Ireland’s Front-of-the-Meter Storage Market

Ireland’s Front-of-the-Meter Storage Market

Ireland is making gradual progress toward the deployment of a grid-scale battery energy storage project. It has over 1 GW projects in development. The stakeholders are working on developing an energy storage-specific policy framework to remove barriers for batteries...

Battery Powered Vessels – Five Year Landscape

Battery Powered Vessels – Five Year Landscape

Vessel Charging is actively gaining popularity as countries are building up on the battery technology that would allow vessels to utilize electrical energy as alternative clean fuel all around the world; to depend on them in a hybrid or unblended manner. All electric...

FACTS Footprint in the South Americas (2017 – 2021)

FACTS Footprint in the South Americas (2017 – 2021)

The major demand of the South American FACTS market comes from Brazil, Argentina, and Chile. Several large-scale transmission infrastructure developments take up the major share of transmission budget in these countries, due to which very little budget is left to be...

Fuel Cell Kingdoms of East Asia

Fuel Cell Kingdoms of East Asia

Battery Electric vehicle technologies are being actively adopted and implemented in many regions throughout the world, as countries are aggressively moving forward in hopes of reaching their climate and carbon-neutrality goals. Amidst constraints posed by the...

Major LCV Competitors in the EMEA Region

Major LCV Competitors in the EMEA Region

In 2021, light commercial vehicles (LCV) remained competitive in the EMEA Region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Stellantis maintained its spot at the top, with a market share of 22%, followed by the Mercedes-Benz Group and Ford Motor Company, with 18% and 17%...

The EU’s Hydrogen Market Landscape

The EU’s Hydrogen Market Landscape

The drive to net-zero is accelerating as we speak, and hydrogen is one alternative fuel that could be used to achieve this momentous goal. Several reasons make hydrogen the perfect candidate to accomplish net-zero. First and foremost, hydrogen is the most abundant and...

Summary of Developments at COP27

Summary of Developments at COP27

The Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Conference officially ended with an historic climate “loss and damage” fund being set up on Sunday, 20 November. Here are key highlights from the conference. The “loss and damage” fund is an official acknowledgement of the fact that poorer...

Transition to SF6 Free HV Equipment Picking Pace

Transition to SF6 Free HV Equipment Picking Pace

• Global warming potential of SF6 is 23,500 times higher than that of CO2 over a span of 100 years and has an atmospheric life of 3,200 years.• It is significant to note that the EU is leading the transition from conventional SF6 based electrical grid equipment to SF6...

Construction Vehicles

Construction Vehicles

With electric vehicles now steadily becoming nomenclature in global attempts towards carbon neutrality, the commercial vehicle sector is accelerating its transition towards electric vehicles. However, there are some concerns when it comes to brining this technology...

Snapshot of the Global MV Switchgear Market

Snapshot of the Global MV Switchgear Market

This infographic provides an overview of the global MV Switchgear market, including the technology preferences i.e., AIS or GIS. Moreover, it will also highlight the regions majorly contributing to the demand for MV Switchgear.[ba_advanced_divider...

Global FACTS Market in Retrospect (2017-2021)

Global FACTS Market in Retrospect (2017-2021)

• FACTS devices tend to have wide range of applications in the grid including voltage stability, renewable integration support and dynamic power compensation (increases active power transmission capacity).• Modern FACTS devices include static var condensers, static...

Expansion in the Indian Electric Bus Market

Expansion in the Indian Electric Bus Market

• India is the world’s second biggest bus market after China, with approximately 90,000-100,000 units sold per annum. However, more than 95% of these units are diesel-powered.• India can have a significant penetration of electric buses to satisfy the demands of...

A Rush for Residential Charging as EVs Go Mainstream

A Rush for Residential Charging as EVs Go Mainstream

Capturing 90% of the Americas market, the U.S. ranks 2nd globally with 300,000 charging points installed in 2021. The government intends to add 500,000 public chargers by 2030, and other public-private partnerships will also result in significant market expansion. In...

The EV Charging Revolution in India

The EV Charging Revolution in India

The unavailability of adequate charging infrastructure had been the key impediment for the accelerated adoption of electric vehicles in India. In this regard, the Ministry of Power issued, "Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles—Guidelines and Standards,"...

HVDC Landscape in APAC

HVDC Landscape in APAC

• The APAC HVDC market is expected to grow with CAGR of 5% from 2022 onwards till 2026. • The APAC HVDC market is dominated by LCC HVDC technology mainly due to high power transmission capability over the long distances and the affordability of the LCC HVDC...

Roundup of the African FACTS Market

Roundup of the African FACTS Market

In recent years, African countries have demonstrated a desire for grid expansion as well as a shift toward renewables, particularly wind and solar, to meet their primary energy needs. To boost the economy of the region, expansion in the mining and steel industries has...