The global market for thin-film batteries is expected to reach $90 million in 2010. This market will increase to $600 million by 2015. The range for the average annual growth rate (AAGR) is expected to be 37.9% to 67.8% for the six major regions surveyed for the period 2010 to 2015.
The coming decade will see the rapid emergence of low-cost, intelligent, wireless switches and wireless sensors and their widespread deployment throughout our environment. The report reviews the various energy harvesting technologies currently available or under development.
The market data contained in this report quantify opportunities for ultracapacitors. In addition to product types, this report also covers the many issues concerning the merits and future prospects of the ultracapacitor business, including corporate strategies, information technologies, and the means for providing these highly advanced product and service offerings.
Over the past few years, fuel cells have demonstrated increased reliability and lower costs thanks to the incorporation of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials are also increasingly used in the production, purification and storage of hydrogen for use with fuel cells.