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Off Grid Zero-emission Electricity 2018-2038: New Markets, New Technology Roadmap

Zero emission minigrids and the like will mainly rely on solar and wind power including many new forms but other technologies are shown to be increasingly relevant. This report reveals how the market is much larger than commonly portrayed, from replacing 800GW of diesel gensets to empowering islands and developing countries and even people cutting loose from national grids and vehicles and ships becoming minigrids.
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This is the energy harvesting overview report with detailed forecasts

Energy Harvesting: Off-Grid Microwatt to Megawatt 2017-2027

At last: the whole picture. "Energy Harvesting: Off-grid Microwatt to Megawatt 2017-2027" embraces making electricity from humans, wind, sun, waves, tide, thermals and other ambient sources where it is needed and with no pollution. It even covers regenerative harvesting as with a propeller going backwards as an aircraft descends and, for land vehicles, regenerative braking of wheels and construction vehicle arms, regenerative suspension, thermoelectrics, turbine in the exhaust and more.
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Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028

Poisonous materials are arriving in many electronic and electrical devices and structures. Mostly, there is no listing of them, assessment of risks, description of alternatives. For the first time this report looks at the toxicity and likely prevalence of the burgeoning number of materials and devices of concern, making recommendations concerning better legal constraints. It reveals many little known alternatives that are safer in manufacture, use, abuse and disposal.
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Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2018-2028: Applications, Markets, Players

Thermoelectric generators are devices which convert temperature differences into electrical energy. The principle phenomenon that underpins thermoelectric energy generation is known as the Seebeck effect: the conversion of a temperature differential into electricity at the junction of two materials.
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Triboelectric Energy Harvesting (TENG) 2018-2028

Invented only a few years ago, triboelectric energy harvesting potentially serves most power levels and formats. Particularly it addresses the trend to smart green materials replacing components-in-a-box. An independent commercialisation roadmap is needed with device, materials opportunities and impediments prioritised. This is it. Exponential growth from making new things possible? If investors and industry get behind triboelectrics, sales including integrated devices could be rapidly passing one billion dollars in ten years.
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Desalination: Off Grid Zero Emission 2018-2028

Sea levels rise: freshwater sources dry up. Time for desalination without global warming or local poisonous gases and off grid meaning more affordable, secure, widely deployed. Off grid zero emission desalination will leap to $35 billion in 2028 including Saudi Arabia gradually spending $500bn on it. This 180 page report full of detailed new infograms analyses such desalination and its future technology roadmap, forecasting a fast growing $35 billion market in 2028. It reveals cost reduction and versatility promised by new zero emission off grid electricity technology and salt removal.
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Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx is first to reveal huge investment potential and market opportunity for Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: they never take on fuel or plug in. They are mobile zero emission microgrids with much in common with static microgrids. Best sectors for adoption of EIEVs are forecasted. Infograms and tables clarify the emerging technologies for the necessary extreme energy harvesting and powertrain efficiency that will make it happen. Players, trials, plans, enablers are analysed from latest global information. Technology and product launch roadmaps are presented.
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Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028

Roads and their surroundings will generate huge amounts of electricity powering automatic de-icing, snow removal, electric vehicle charging, interactive lighting, structural health monitoring and more. The result will be enhanced safety, speed, saving, air and water quality and a $100 billion new business. This report scopes the technologies, players and opportunities, forecasting ten years and road-mapping 20 years ahead.
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Off Grid Electric Vehicle Charging: Zero Emission 2018-2038

Off grid electric vehicle charging stations will be a nearly $7 billion business in 2028 and there will be 100,000 energy independent electric vehicles made that year that are their own charging stations. Then all this zero emission adoption will grow really rapidly. This report covers it all from market drivers to forecasts and technology appraisal and roadmaps.
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Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets 2018-2028

Supercapacitors, also termed as ultracapacitors and EDLC, are an alternative energy storage technology to batteries, capable of delivering short bursts of energy for high-power applications. This report from IDTechEx provides end users with all the tools to navigate the subject and understand both the underlying technology and business opportunities, thanks to IDTechEx's signature 10-year market forecasts.
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Electricity Generation by Urban Infrastructure: Zero Emission 2018-2050

Cities are moving from dirty backup electricity to using expensive rusting insecure national grid only as backup then achieving energy independence using electricity sun, wind, and water. Learn the whole picture to 2050 including 10MW solar car parks and chargers, solar windows and roads, converting road and path movement, airborne wind energy and more all closely appraised, compared, forecasted in lucid new infograms, roadmaps and forecasts by PhD level analysts.
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Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) 2018-2028

Airborne Wind Energy AWE is the use of kites, aerostats and planes to make electricity from the more consistent, stronger winds higher than the largest wind turbine possible on land. This 300 page report compares the 20 leading players and gives investment, positioning, roadmap and analysis globally with interviews, infographics.
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Ten Forecasts on Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is the application of digital technology to fundamentally impact all aspects of our society. As it pertains to an enterprise, digital transformation is the reinvention of a business or organization through the use of digital technology in order to improve the way it performs and serves its clients.
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Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

Li-ion batteries have become quintessential for consumer electronics; within the next five years we will also see them increasingly deployed in electric vehicles. In this report, IDTechEx brings you on a journey around the world's gigafactories and emerging battery materials, with technology comparisons and market forecasts up to 2028. Over 140 Li-ion battery manufacturers are listed and compared, and key insights are collected from the main industry trade shows worldwide.
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Battery Elimination in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028

Millions of devices that had batteries are now redesigned to avoid them, unlocking new business. This new 280+ page report reveals latest ways of eliminating batteries to permit mass deployment of IOT, electric vehicles with "perpetual" speed and almost unlimited life and much more. See relevance and technology for applications from sensors to the energy grid and ships.
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Composites 2017-2027: Innovations, Opportunities, Market Forecasts

Composite parts consist of fibres embedded in a matrix to give superior properties in comparison to their individual elements. The industry appears well-established, but beneath the surface, there are significant innovations at every step of the supply chain. This provides both improved and nascent materials and opportunities in both expanding and emerging applications. IDTechEx forecast this market to exceed $9bn by 2027 just for synthetic fibres in composite parts.
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Perovskite Photovoltaics 2018-2028

This report gives a detailed introduction on the status of perovskite solar cells both in the technology perspective and business aspect. Technology benchmarking and market analysis are performed to analyse the potential of perovskite solar cells in a number of applications such as utility, BIPV, smart window, outdoor furniture, etc. By 2028 the market is expected to reach over $500 million.
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Redox Flow Batteries 2017-2027: Markets, Trends, Applications

The redox flow battery (RFB) technology, despite higher upfront costs, has a shorter payback time thanks to a good capacity retention even after many thousands of cycles. RFBs retain most of their initial value thanks to the possibility to recycle their core components. Lithium-ion batteries will suffer a setback from the emergence of utility-grade RFBs, which will ease the pressure on the lithium resources needed for electric mobility applications.
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High Power Energy Harvesting: Off-Grid 10W-1MW 2017-2027

This unique report reflects the new reality that energy harvesting - creation of off-grid electricity where it is needed, using ambient energy - is now widely deployable up to 100kW and beyond. This is resulting in dramatic new capabilities such as the rapidly growing number of land, water and air vehicles that operate entirely on sunshine and electricity becoming affordable and feasible in remote parts of Africa. It will result in the electric vehicle that has longer range than the vehicles it replaces.
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Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2017-2027: Technology, Markets, Forecasts

This report covers the solid-state electrolyte industry with a focus on winning chemistries, manufacturing challenges, and market applications. A full analysis of the eight inorganic solid electrolytes is given, together with a technology and manufacturing readiness analysis for 16 different companies. A study of lithium metal as a strategic resource is also presented.
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Structural Electronics 2017-2027: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts

Structural electronics (SE) is one of the most important technological developments of this century. It forms a key part of the dream, formulated decades ago, of computing disappearing into the fabric of society. It also addresses, in a particularly elegant manner, the dream of Edison in 1880 that electricity should be made where it is needed. SE is often biomimetic - it usefully imitates nature in ways not previously feasible. It is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar business.
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Batteries for Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Utility Applications 2016-2026

This report focuses on battery energy storage applied in residential, commercial & industrial and utility-scale applications. It covers benefits/values provided by battery storage systems, cost analysis, economic evaluation, available and future business models, go-to-market strategies, market status analysis globally, 10 year market forecasts segmented by country and application and key company profiles. The market value for residential, commercial & industrial and utility-scale battery systems will reach $6 billion in 2026.
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Thermal Interface Materials 2016-2026: Status, Opportunities, Market Forecasts

Overheating is the most critical issue in the computer industry. It limits further miniaturisation, power, performance and reliability. Efficient heat removal a crucial issue for progress in information, communication and energy storage technologies. This 206 slide deck covers the ten types of materials available to improve heat removal in eleven key applications with a combined market predicted to rise to $3.5b by 2026.
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Electrically Conductive Adhesives 2016-2026

Electrically Conductive Adhesives (also known as conductive epoxies) are used to form interconnects in a broad range of products and industries. Trends such as increasing numbers of LEDs and sensors, curved and flexible displays in more products, in-mould electronics, and thin film photovoltaics are placing more stringent requirements on ECAs and driving a $3.3 billion market by 2026.
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Quantum Dots 2016-2026: Applications, Markets, Manufacturers

This report gives an assessment of the main applications of colloidal quantum dots in display, lighting, photovoltaic, sensors and life science. With 10 year market forecasts, the report includes a detailed industry analysis of quantum dots in both LCD and QLED displays.
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Functional Materials for Future Electronics: Metals, Inorganic & Organic Compounds, Graphene, CNT

We identify 37 families of new and rapidly-evolving electronic and electric device, spanning nano to very large devices. Most chemical and material companies wish to de-risk their investment by finding common formulations across this new business that has a potential of over $50 billion for them. Indeed, the biggest markets for new and reinvented electrical and electronic devices may get commoditised first or collapse suddenly, leaving the materials suppliers high and dry. Read this report to avoid such a fate.
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Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028: Electronic Shading and Semi-Transparent PV

Smart Glass is electrically active glass mainly for use in automotive, architectural and avionic windows, with demand growing to $1.1 billion in ten years. It is typically for electronic shading in place of physical blinds, or a semi-transparent PV window to generate electricity locally. As the only comprehensive report covering the technologies and markets, it will assist all in the value chain including building and vehicle designers, sellers and users.
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