Research analyst blogs
The simple answer is yes. Certainly enough modules and inverters were sold, and if installations really did hit 7.5 GW in Germany then this would undoubtedly mean that at least 26 GW was installed...
Although the UK saw record demand for PV modules up until the December 12th Feed-in tariff cut, on average December saw module prices in the UK decline in response to the heavy cuts that took place,...
IMS looks back on their initial projections for machinery projections in 2011 and projections going forward in 2012.
ZigBee Alliance has started work on an open standard called ZigBee Light Link, which is designed for LED lighting control. Several other companies, however, are also looking to create their own...
The DC motor market are becoming a major competitor because of their overall functionality, which was shown by reaching an estimated record high of $360.6 million in 2011.
A number of issues ranging from businesses going bankrupt to economic instability and concerns have slowed down the market after a rapid rise from 2007 to the first half of 2011.
BP Solar announced that it will end its activities in the PV market today, citing it being “Difficult to sustain long-term returns for the company."
Factory automation insiders believe, in spite of recent economic troubles in Europe, that the FA industry will remain strong, though perhaps growth may be reduced.
Ethernet is on the rise and is growing faster than Fieldbus, but overall Fieldbus usage is still greater than Ethernet.
Global revenues for the industrial hydraulics market are expected to exceed $10 billion by 2013, which is a growth of 30% from 2010's revenues.
TV middleware players are taking the direct lead in W3C technology instead of creating a governing body, which is ideal for a world that needs the Internet.
IMS Research forecasts coriolis flowmeters to overtake differential pressure (DP) flowmeters as the largest flowmeter market in 2014, having replaced magnetic flowmeters as the second largest market...
The sentiment among suppliers is that 2012 will be a strong year because of advance orders and strong overall sales in 2011.
Dramatically rising prices of magnets from China are going to start cutting into the consumer's wallet by the start of 2012.
Recovery in the machine tool and robotics sectors suggest a slow, but steady growth for the precision gearing industry, though it will not exceed 2008 levels until 2013.