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SAIC, Inc recently procured a prime contract worth $495 million from the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD).
More Than 480 Microgrid Projects Are Proposed, Under Development, or Operating Worldwide, According to Navigant ResearchBusiness Wire 9:15 AM
Many new microgrid projects are still under the radar, and many local projects originate organically, without official designations or titles, making them very hard to track. As a sector, however, microgrids are beginning to move into the mainstream, with a greater focus being placed on viable business models.
Favorable Attitudes Toward Smart Grid and Smart Meter Technology Increased in 2012, According to Navigant Research SurveyBusiness Wire May 20
As rollouts of smart grid systems and smart meters have accelerated in the United States, utilities have struggled to effectively communicate the benefits of these technologies for consumers.
Worldwide Capacity of Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Multiply More than 10-Fold by 2020, Forecasts Navigant ResearchBusiness Wire May 17
Improvements in lithium ion battery technology are helping to accelerate the worldwide market for electric vehicles . In the last few years, automakers have shifted from nickel-metal hydride batteries to Li-ion batteries.
Annual Sales of Electric Motorcycles and Scooters in North America Will Multiply Nearly Ten-Fold by 2018, Forecasts Navigant ResearchBusiness Wire May 16
The vast majority of electric motorcycles and scooters sold worldwide are sold in China. To date, little demand for these vehicles has existed outside Asia Pacific, with the exception of a few Western European countries such as Germany and Spain.
The Last Bargain in the Market
Demand response programs, which aim to achieve stability on the grid by ensuring that demand does not exceed supply of electric power, have been offered to many electric customers in the United States for decades.
According to a recent report by Navigant, annual revenue from microgrids used for military bases is set to aggregate $377.8 million by 2018.
BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- China is in the midst of its latest national development strategy, better known as the 12th Five-Year Guideline, which will continue through 2015. One of the Guideline’s ...
Microgrids for Military Bases to Surpass $377 Million in Annual Market Value by 2018, Forecasts Navigant ResearchBusiness Wire May 10
Microgrids hold strong appeal for the United States Department of Defense . Microgrids can reduce the amount of fossil fuels consumed to create electricity by networking generators as a system, and can help integrate renewable energy resources for military installations.
Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales in Europe Will Reach Nearly 670,000 Units Annually by 2020, Forecasts Navigant ResearchBusiness Wire May 9
The European transportation market is considerably different from that of other world regions. European fuel prices have been significantly higher than in North America for many years, and therefore small, efficient gasoline- and diesel-engine cars have led European sales figures.