Posts Tagged: Navigant Research

What’s the current state of wireless EV charging?

By Lisa Jerram, principal research analyst overseeing Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies program   Wireless charging is becoming more mainstream among consumer electronics – witness the proliferation of wireless chargers at CES 2018 – but it is not just for smartphones and fitness bands. Automakers are working in earnest to offer wireless charging options for their… Read more »

VGI’s coming of age: Automakers, utilities and charging companies are developing business models for vehicle-grid integration

By Scott Shepard, Senior Research Analyst with Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies program Vehicle-grid integration (VGI) is a topic that tends to be at the fringes of coverage of transportation electrification. Developments in the VGI field are often overshadowed by Tesla Model 3 delivery timelines or by the range specs of the next-generation Nissan LEAF. Regardless,… Read more »

Navigant Research says $80 billion will be spent on global EV infrastructure by 2025

According to a new report from Navigant Research, spending on global EV infrastructure will amount to over $80 billion by the end of 2025, funding the deployment of nearly 230 GW of charging capacity. According to the report, stakeholders with the ability to invest in large-scale deployments – such as governments, utilities, and automakers –… Read more »

Navigant Research analyzes how transition to shared vehicles will effect energy markets

By Scott Shepard, Senior Research Analyst at Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies program Smartphones have really changed the way things get done, and the continuous and sometimes overwhelming revolutions enabled by our hand-held devices are only just beginning. The transformations still to come include the basic process by which people and things are moved. The addition… Read more »

Navigant says $3.8 billion worth of advanced batteries shipped in the first 3 quarters of 2016

A new report from Navigant Research examines the current market for advanced batteries (defined as mass-produced products aimed at the automotive or stationary energy storage sectors). In the first three quarters of 2016, Navigant says, over 323 million individual battery cells were shipped, representing 16.1 GWh of energy capacity and $3.8 billion in sales. The… Read more »

Navigant Research: New report assesses the various types of electric powertrains for buses

Bus systems around the world are electrifying, driven by environmental regulations and cost savings. But decision-makers at transport authorities have several electrification options – hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, fuel cell – each with its own set of benefits and limitations. In a new report, “Medium and Heavy Duty Buses with Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, Battery… Read more »

Utilities coming off the sidelines in the EV market

By Lisa Jerram, Principal Research Analyst, at Navigant Research It’s been a little over five years since the modern EV market was launched in the US, and growth has been steady – EV sales are expected to approach 200,000 in 2016. EV charging, the partner to the EV market, has grown as well. Today, the… Read more »

Navigant Research: $14 billion worth of advanced batteries shipped in 2014

Demand for advanced batteries, which are used not only in electrified vehicles, but also in consumer electronics and grid-management applications, continues to grow at a healthy pace. According to a new report from Navigant Research, the industry shipped 53.3 GWh of batteries in 2014 – that represents more than $14 billion in sales, a 7.1-percent… Read more »

Navigant: Market for EVSE communications tech will grow to $710 million by 2024

It’s increasingly clear that EV charging equipment (like everything else in our lives, it seems) needs to be connected to the mighty Cloud. Connectivity enables not only remote control and monitoring, but also utility-driven demand response capabilities. The growing market for EVSE supports an ecosystem of associated communications equipment and services. A new report from… Read more »