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The development of energy storage technologies has lagged other technology development for decades. That is now rapidly changing, with consumers demanding longer life portable electronics, incentives for electric and fuel cell vehicles, and localized energy storage needed for the smart grid - particularly for renewable energy sources.
Reports from IDTechEx Research appraise the market opportunity, giving detailed forecasts and assessment of the technologies, competitive landscape, value chain drivers, barriers, case studies and global trends.

Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries 2020-2030 

By 2030, second-life electric vehicle battery capacity will exceed 275GWh per year, which provides huge opportunities for companies across the automotive and energy storage sectors. In this report, we offer a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the key technologies, players and market opportunities across the second-life battery value chain. Insights from this report will help companies reflect their business models to better seize the value opportunities provided by second-life batteries.
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Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030 

The business of electric vehicles and their batteries is changing rapidly so new analysis is essential. This new facts-based analysis has much more detail 2020-2030 that is available anywhere else.
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Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019-2029 

2018 was a remarkable year for stationary energy storage. Governments and policymakers around the world are beginning to wake up to the value batteries can offer to the grid, both in terms of flexibility and decarbonisation. The new IDTechEx report 'Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019 - 2029' provides details on the more than 6GWh of stationary energy storage deployed in 2018, with forecasts up to 2029 by country and segment.
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Supercapacitors: Applications, Players, Markets 2020-2040 

The supercapacitor market has bottomed out and is now into a sustained period of strong growth. Recent actions of three giant companies not usually associated with supercapacitors illustrate why. Tesla just bought supercapacitor number one Maxwell Technologies. Geely of China has given Maxwell an order for the first widespread use of large supercapacitors in both 48V mild hybrid and full hybrid cars under its Volvo and other brands.
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Energy Storage for Electric Buses and Trucks 2019-2029 

Energy storage in buses and trucks is similar. These storage markets are growing rapidly to over $200 billion in 2029. Urban buses and delivery trucks are well into electrification, pure electric versions with large batteries dominating. Now larger trucks are a focus: the world has ten times as many trucks as buses. 1.5 million school buses will electrify. See detailed forecasts in units, cost, market value and technology roadmaps.
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Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technology, Patents, Forecasts 

This technical report from IDTechEx contains a detailed look into an emerging class of solid electrolytes for Li-ion batteries, which are described and classified into three main categories (polymer, inorganic, composite), as well as several sub-categories (LiPON, sulphides, garnets, gel polymers, etc.). A unique patent analysis carried out on 1300 documents complements the chemical overview with a business perspective over the most promising electrolyte technologies.
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Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2019-2029 

This report begins with the latest trends and drives in flexible, thin-film and printed batteries. IDTechEx started to track technologies, markets and players in this field since 2014 and this report provides detailed technological analysis and gives a 10-year market forecast based on market assessment of areas such as; wearabless, Internet of Things, smart and portable devices, medical/cosmetic, smart packaging, RFID and more.
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Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029 

Fuel cells (FC), particularly those based on hydrogen, have long been heralded as the solution for electric transportation. While batteries have stolen the scene in recent years, IDTechEx has identified a number of applications where FCs can offer a better solution than Li-ion batteries, especially when it comes to range and fast refuelling. We believe this market can potentially boom to reach $200B by 2029.
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Supercapacitor Materials and Technology Roadmap 2019-2039 

Better active electrode materials are matched to improved electrolytes spawning many new supercapacitors and derivatives with cost reduction and virtuosity that will power large future sales from load bearing to textile versions. Now is the time to participate. Learn of opportunities from exohedrals to MXenes. Access latest interviews, presentations, expert viewpoints with forecasts and roadmaps. Assess most promising new organic and inorganic materials and performance potential in different hybrids and symmetrical EDLC with or without strong optimised pseudocapacitance.
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Redox Flow Batteries 2018-2028: 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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Advanced Li-ion & Beyond Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028 

Advanced Li-ion battery technologies are being developed all the time, but only a few make it to the mass production stage. This report analyses all main cathode (LCO, NMC, LFP, NCA) and anode (graphite, LTO, silicon, lithium metal) chemistries and benchmarks their potential against other existing or future battery technologies, such as lithium sulphur, lithium air, supercapacitors, redox flow batteries, sodium ion batteries, and zinc batteries.
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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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48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030 

New research by IDTechEx in its report, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030" reveals that the 48V mild hybrid powertrain is a done deal. Launched in 2016, now a flood of car models with this modification to traditional cars will keep them legal in the face of tightening emissions laws and save fuel. Indeed, it is now clear that they improve comfort, for example by powering active suspension and in some cases improve performance too. Next year the 48V repertoire will be seen from Ferrari to Volkswagen Golf and family cars in China. The Bentley Bentaygo and RAM pickup truck has the option so its universality is well proven even before we see substantial sales in the Daimler bus version. None are electric vehicles because they never drive the wheels electrically but it is now clear that they can be developed into just that. They are 48V mild hybrids heralding another big step forward, the 48V full hybrid.
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Electric Vehicles 2020-2030 

Only these new IDTechEx forecasts cover 100 EV categories - $2.6 trillion. Many new land, water and airborne types/ technologies. Detailed roadmaps to 2050. Street-legal solar cars 2020, over 10M 48V mild hybrid cars yearly with engine-off electric modes, robot shuttles, trackless trams, EV trains, construction-agriculture-mining EVs including 140M robot weeders yearly, new principles of electric flight. Detailed forecasts 2020-2030, dates of price parity and hybrid elimination.
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Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2019-2029 

This report offers a detailed analysis of the technological and commercial progress as well prospects of graphene, carbon nanotubes and non-graphene 2D materials. This grouping of material technologies makes sense because graphene and CNTs, despite their morphological differences, have much in common; whilst non-graphene 2D materials promise to offer complementary properties.
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Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2019-2029 

As the business of electric vehicles for construction, mining and agriculture exploits commonalities, it will grow more than six-fold in the next decade, setting EV records for unit price and volume and good margins. Understand the innovators, technology and market roadmaps and detailed forecasts.
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Electric and Hybrid Boats and Ships 2019-2029 

Whilst diesel and gasoline-powered vessels currently dominate maritime transportation, the market for electric and hybrid vessels is growing rapidly. The industry is facing an inflection point as vessel owners and operators are driven by a plethora of restrictions surrounding emissions of NOx, SOx and greenhouse gases.
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Fluoropolymers for Emerging Electronics and Electrics 2019-2039 

Fluoropolymer market growth becomes powered by newly optimised electrical and electronic uniques such as triboelectricity, artificial muscle, ion exchange. Here comes electricity generation from floors, architectural textiles, sails. New formulations serve many functions in one device such as sensing, actuation, signalling. We prioritise what is arriving for morphing aircraft, next generation batteries, fuel cells, ocean wave power and more. Billion dollar businesses, premium pricing and huge benefits to society await.
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Multifunctional Composites 2019-2029: Technology, Players, Market Forecasts 

The key next iteration for fiber reinforced polymer composites is the concept of multifunctionality. This is the idea of making a structural part carry out additional role(s) beyond their current primary mechanical task. The market for smart composites is forecast to exceed 5 ktpa by 2029. This includes: enhanced electrical & thermal conductivity, embedded sensors & actuators, energy storage & harvesting, data transmission, self-healing, and adaptive response (morphing) mechanisms.
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Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029 

A solid plastic flexible phone. A road that makes solar electricity and de-ices itself. You already adjust the window darkness in a 787 plane by touching it. This is all structural electronics, the term embracing electrics and optics too. It makes new things possible such as solar drones aloft for years and it is creating a huge smart materials business and new products. Only this report covers it all.
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Electric Two-wheelers 2019-2029 

Petrol motorcycles have largely stagnated in the US and Europe since the financial crisis, while sales volume in India nearly topped 20 million last year, up 15 percent. With most motorcycles below 150cc in India and south-east Asia, the potential for electric two-wheelers huge. Against the backdrop of tightening regulations, government subsidies and fresh targets for 2030, we predict the electric two-wheeler market will grow to $41 billion by 2029.
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Energy Harvesting Microwatt to Megawatt 2019-2029 

Only this report interprets it all. Understand new and future technologies, players, formats. Which research and applications are dead ended? What vibrant new markets leverage flexible, structural, other new forms? Grasp why triboelectrics will prosper, how "massless energy" reduces the weight of a wearable. In the last few months, we had first big orders for solar roads, wave power, diesel genset replacement: see reasons, forecasts, many gaps in harvesting market.
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Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans 2018-2028 

The goods delivery industry is rapidly growing thanks to globalisation and e-commerce. What this implies is a net increase of emissions from diesel engines. In this report by IDTechEx, we analyse how the industry is slowly converting its powertrains of choice from fossil fuels to electricity, whether it is stored in a battery or in a hydrogen tank. The outcome will be higher market penetration rates than for electric cars.
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Wave, Tidal and Hydro Power 1W-10MW 2018-2038 

Forget problems of barrages and dams for water power, making electricity from water movement without dams or barrages is powering to a $66 billion market in 2038. Attention has swung to the huge opportunities for open water power created by many technological breakthroughs. Wave power companies successfully sell up to 10MW systems, their focussed marketing creating huge pipelines of potential orders. Tidal power developers have demonstrated large amounts of grid power and some now target the needs for affordable, redeployable systems that will create many billion dollar businesses.
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Electric Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles in Mining 2018-2028 

This report provides an analysis of key market players, equipment models and technology preferences of electric vehicles in mining, examining leading battery, motor and charger manufacturers. Evaluating questions such as which Li ion battery chemistries and manufacturers will dominate the industrial vehicles market? With which charging solutions? Will fast charging or slow charging prevail and to what power rating 50kW, 150kW, 300kW? The report also provides scope on trends in types of industrial vehicle motors (ASM, PSM, SRM) and case studies on the operational and duty cycle performance of electric mining equipment.
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Non-Toxic Materials for Electronics/ Electrics: Large Emerging Markets 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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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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Self-Powering Smart Cities 2018-2028 

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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Distributed Generation: Minigrid Microgrid Zero Emission 2018-2038 

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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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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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 300+ 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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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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