Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
IMS Research’s latest report “The World Market for Microinverters & Power Optimizers – 2012” revealed that shipments of the products grew by more than 180% last year and at the same time revenues surged by 160% to more than $200 million.
Growth in the merchant power supply market was curtailed in the second half of 2011 by continuing economic problems.
Photovoltaic module prices continued their downward trend in July, falling by more than 2% over June’s average prices and 44% down annually, according to IMS Research.
Transition from Classic Bluetooth to Bluetooth Smart in consumer medical devices will be slow, predicts IMS Research.
China’s photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing base saw a major setback in the first and second quarters of 2012.
A soon-to-be published consumer survey from IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc.) has ranked those audio brands most likely to influence consumers’ new car buying habits.
Sales of xTCA boards are forecast to grow from $400 million in 2012, to just under $700 million in 2016.
The global photovoltaic (PV) inverter market is predicted to grow by 23% in 2012 and hit almost 32 GW.
The global power discrete and module market is forecast to grow by $9 billion to reach $26.2 billion in 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research.
Japan is forecast to become the leading market for wireless power technology this year.