2016 marks an inflection point in the energy industry. After a decade of growth in solar, the expanding use of energy data and the entrance of grid-tied storage are setting the scene for a radically different decade to come.
Source: GTM Research
Source: Bloomberg New Energy FinanceRead more
Source: GTM Research, SEIA
Energy Management System for Commercial and Residential Markets Marks Shift in the Solar Industry Landscape PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2008) - Enphase Energy, Inc. today announced the general availability of the Enphase Energy Micro-inverter System. The heart of the system, the Enphase Micro-inverter, utilizes advanced technologies to maximize energy harvest and increase reliability of solar systems. In addition, the Enphase Micro-inverter turns each solar module into a "smart" module by connecting it to the Internet, thereby providing unprecedented visibility and analysis of solar system ...Read more
How are things going to find each other once they are all connected? A lot of companies are discussing such questions these days, with some of them banding together in an effort that will exploit technology from Qualcomm.
CPUC passes controversial mandate for 1.3 gigawatts of batteries, grid storage by 2020
by Jeff St. John, Greentech Media
Total Electricity Consumption
PETALUMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) and Ingersoll-Rand Nexia Intelligence LLC, are working together to evolve smart home energy monitoring offered by Nexia™ Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand and leader in home intelligence and automation. These collaborative efforts are aimed at integrating the performance data from rooftop solar photovoltaic systems using Enphase® Microinverters and making it accessible via the Nexia Home ...
"How much does solar cost today? In about 30 countries, it's already cheaper than grid electricity."
- Fast Company
By Conor Ryan, PV-Tech
Source: GTM ResearchRead more
Total Size: Smart Meters (Million Meters)
Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Source: Navigant Analysis
Regular incandescent: 60W
The following figure shows the market size of lithium-based batteries for the 2008-2013 period and the expected market size for the 2014-2020 forecast period.
Source: Taiyou Research
Source: GTM Research/ESA U.S. Energy Storage MonitorRead more