Solar Panels: Market Research Report

Date: September 22, 2011
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Solar Panels: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Solar Panels in Million Units and US$ Million by the following types: Thin-Film Solar Panel, and Crystalline Solar Panel.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 203 companies including many key and niche players such as BP Solar International, Inc., Bosch Solar Energy AG, Dyesol Ltd., EniPower S.p.A., Evergreen Solar, Inc., E-Ton Solar Tech Co., Ltd., Flisom AG, GE Energy, Global Solar Energy, Inc., Hitachi Metals America, Ltd., Isofotón SA, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., Kyocera Corporation, Matrix Solar Technologies, Inc., Miasolé, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Limited, Motech Industries, Inc., Nanosolar, Inc., Primestar Solar, Q-Cells Se, Sanyo Solar, Sharp Corporation, Signet Solar, Inc., Sunpower Corporation, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
1.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

2.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

The Rise of Renewable Energy Technologies
Venture Capital Investments in Green Energy Continue to Improve

Table 1. Global Green Technologies Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value of Venture Capital Investments by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Statistical Findings

Table 2. World Energy Production (2010 & 2030): Percentage Share Breakdown of Energy Production Mix by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The Solar Industry Raises a Toast Towards a Bright Future
Solar Power: A Part of the Modern Energy Mix Portfolio
Solar Photovoltaics - Packs ‘Power‘ Punch

Table 3. International Targets for Solar Photovoltaics by Select Countries

Major Photovoltaic Power Plants

Table 4. World's Largest Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plants: As of December 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Worldwide Major Photovoltaic Power Plants (Proposed/Under Construction) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Photovoltaic Cells: Vying for Viability
A Turnaround in Fortunes Lurking Just Around the Corner
Solar Cells & Panels: Production Scenario
China Outstrips Japan in Solar Cells Production

Table 6. World PV Cell Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Capacity Expansions: Order of the Day
Market Scenario, Trends & Issues
PV Panels Market Quickly Recovers from Dark Spell in 2009
Outlook

Table 7. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels - Analyzed by Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Historic Review for Solar Panels - Analyzed by Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growth Momentum Shifts Away from Europe: China & US to Lead the Charge
Developing Countries: True Potential Uncovered
Government Participation in Boosting Solar Energy: Critical to Market Fortunes
A Peek into the Government Efforts Worldwide to Promote Solar Energy
World Bank Also Plays Active Role in Solar Energy Sector
Will Subsidies Continue? – A Million Dollar Question
Double Edged Impact of Falling Solar Cell & Module Prices
Retail Industry Provides Lucrative Opportunities for Solar Panels
Growing Energy Needs: A Business Case for Solar Cells & Modules

Table 9. Global Per Capita Electricity Consumption (2010): Breakdown for Select Geographic Region/ Country for the year 2010 (In kwh Per Capita) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Breakdown of Electricity Consumption for Select Geographic Region for the year 2050 (In TWh) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Need to Achieve Grid Parity to Drive Future Growth
Photovoltaic Sector Exploring New Options for Achieving Grid Parity
Residential Photovoltaic Systems to Experience High Growth
Solar Parks-The Growth Driver of PV Panels
Remote Industrial and Habitational Markets: Putting the Solar Industry in Overdrive
Semiconductor Based Solar Cells Ready for Terrestrial Invasion
R&D Efforts Continues Unabated
Focus on PV Technologies
Crystalline Silicon PV Systems: Here to Stay
Non-Si Solar Cells Market Continues to Grow
Thin Film Technology: Gaining Ground
Key Findings

Table 11. Cell and Module Efficiency of Commercial PV Technologies: A Comparison
Table 12. World Solar Cells Production by Type (2008, 2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Crystalline Silicon Cells and Thin Film Solar Cells (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Record Commercial Module Efficiency and Lab Efficiency of Thin-Film Technology by Type

Concentrator PV: The Third Generation Photovoltaics
BIPV: A Promising Technology for Power Generation in Residential or Commercial Buildings

Table 14. World's Largest BIPV Power Plants by Location (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Prepackaged Systems: Heralding the Plug ‘n’ Play Era
Competitive Analysis

Table 15. Leading Photovoltaic Cells Producers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. Leading PV Module Suppliers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Shipments by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Japanese Players to Ramp Up Production to Regain Share

Table 17. Japanese Leading Solar Cell Producers Ranked by Planned Capacity (In MW): 2010-2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Major Photovoltaic Power Plants

Table 18. Major Photovoltaic Power Plants in the World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.THE ECONOMICS OF SOLAR ENERGY: A FEASIBILITY STUDY

Solar Competitiveness
Prices of Solar Panels Drop Significantly
Rising Ecological Economy Spurs Solar Market
Increasing Pollution Levels: Ringing Alarm Bells

4.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Photovoltaic Systems: An Introduction
Working of a Solar Cell
Advantages
Disadvantages
Cost
Characterization of Solar Cells in Terms of PCE and QE
Prevalent Solar Cell Technologies
Components and Accessories of a PV (Photovoltaic) System
Solar Panels
Storage Devices
Batteries
Power Conditioning Equipment
Inverters
Auxiliary Power Systems
Solar Thermal Generating Systems
Collector Systems
Amonix Inc’s PV Concentration System
Solar Hot Water Heating Equipment
Active Systems
Space Heating
Solar Powered Lasers
Classification of Solar Cells
Crystalline Solar Cells
Single Crystalline Silicon Cells
Poly Crystalline Silicon Cells
Thin Film Solar Cells
Advantages of Thin Film Solar Cells
A Technical View of Different Thin Film Technologies
Copper Indium Diselinide (CIS)-based Solar Cells
CuInSe2-based Solar Cells
a-SiH-based Solar Cells
CdTe-based Solar Cells
Comparison between Thin-Film and Crystalline Solar Panels
Categories of Solar Panels
Low Voltage/Low Power Panels
Small Panels
Large Panels
Solar Cell Technologies
First Generation
Second Generation
Third Generation
Comparison of Different Generations of PV Technologies
Raw Materials and Production Process
Semiconductor Materials Used
Aluminum: The Best Back Plane Material
Solar Cell Production Process
Solar Power Applications
Space
Building Integrated PV (BIPV):
Corrosion Protection:
Electric Fences:
Remote Lighting Systems:
Telecommunications:
Solar Water Pumping:
Photovoltaic Electricity:
Rural Electrification:
Portable Light:
Water Treatment Systems:
Hot Water:
Emergency Medicines Storage:
Aeration Systems:
PV System Types
Off-Grid Systems
Off-Grid Domestic Systems
Off-Grid Non-Domestic Systems
Grid Connected Systems
Grid-Connected Distributed Systems
Grid-Connected Centralized Systems

5.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

SANYO Introduces New HIT Power Solar Modules
Rautaruukki Oyj Develops Fully-Integrated Solar Panel Facade
Honeywell Introduces Honeywell Solarc RPV
Q-Cells Launches Q-Smart Thin Film Modules
Motech Industries Launches IM54 Multi-Crystalline Module
SolarWorld Introduces Sunmodule™ Plus Polycrystalline Solar Panels
Renesas Electronics Launches Small Circuit Board for Solar Panels
DuPont and Fujipream Introduces Thinnest c-Si Photovoltaic Module
STMicroelectronics Launches SPV1001
Evergreen Solar Launches ES-A String Ribbon Solar Panel Series
SoloPower Introduces SFX1-i Photovoltaic Module
OPEL Solar Introduces Mk-IX HCPV Solar Panel
Global Solar Energy Launches PowerFLEX BIPV Module
Kaneka Introduces Soltilex PV Module
Honeywell International Expands PowerShield Backing Systems' Line
National Semiconductor Launches SM3320 SolarMagic Smart Panel Chipset
Solutia Unveils Saflex® PS41 PVB Encapsulant
Evergreen Solar to Rollout ES-D and ES-E Series Solar Panels
Greendix Rollout Unique Shaped Crystalline Silicon Solar Panels
National Semiconductor and Green Energy Solar Develops SolarMagic Smart Panels
Evergreen Solar Unveils ES-A Series Solar Panels
SunPower Introduces E19 Series Solar Panels
Solarmer Energy Develops Decorative Photovoltaic Glass Panels
Aide Solar Energy Technology Launches New Poly- Crystalline Black Frame Solar Panels
Global Solar Energy Launches PowerFlex BIPV Range of Stick-On Solar Modules
JA Solar Holdings Launches SECIUM Line of Superior Solar Cells
Bosch Solar Energy Launches Bosch Solar Cell M 3BB
Bosch Solar Energy Introduces Innovative Installation System for Solar Modules
CNPV Solar Power Introduces Premium PV Modules Series
Victron Energy Unveils BlueSolar Panels
Canadian Solar Launches Roof-Mounting NewEdge Solar Panels
Owens Corning Launches Solar Panel Array
Konarka Technologies Launches Konarka Power Plastic 20 Series
SunPower Launches SunPower 315 Solar Panel
SANYO Launches HIT Power® N Series Solar Panels
Sharp Introduces Solar Power Generation System
Akeena Launches Andalay Solar Panels
Belden Rolls Out UL-Type PV Solar Cables
LG Launches LG GD510
Evergreen Solar Unveils New Solar Panels of ES-C Series
Mitsubishi Electric Rolls Out New PV Modules
LG Electronics Launches Environment Friendly Mobiles
Samsung Introduces New Eco-Friendly Phone
Los Angeles Metro Launches a Renewable and Energy Efficient Power Project at Transit Facility
HORIBA STEC to Launch Residual Gas Analyzer
UW-Rock County Launches Solar Panels
Nanosolar Launches Nanosolar Utility Panel™
Capacitec Launches Series of Parallelism Sensor Systems and Non-Contact Capacitive Gap
Marsh and Munich Re to Unveil Insurance Tool
Solaren to Introduce Solar Panels
Morristown Launches Solar Panels
Sanyo Launches HIT Double Solar Panel
Morgan Solar Launches Sun Simba HCPV System
Day4 Energy Launches Solar Panel Technology
Nissan Introduces Nuvu
LINAK Launches Series of Actuator Systems
Xantrex Launches Xantrex Gateway
OCS Energy Launches SolarWash™
Solyndra Launches Solar Photovoltaic System
SolarFrameWorks Launches PowerBoost
Concordia Homes Launches Solar-Powered Residence in Nevada

6.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Real Goods Solar and Earth Friendly Energy Group Holdings Enter into Merger Agreement
KDC Solar Inks Agreement with SPI and LDK Solar
Solarhybrid Enters into Strategic Partnership with Suntech Power Holdings
Solar Topps and Schott Solar Sign Supply Agreement
Flextronics to Produce Solar Panels for SunEdison
SunBorne Energy Technologies and Suntech Power Holdings Sign Contract for Solar Projects in India
SunPower Enters into Supply Agreement with Toshiba for Solar Panels
Noble Solar Industries and Four Rivers BioEnergy Sign MoU
CEIAB Approves Just-Roof™ BIPV System from Suntech Power Holdings
Stion Inks Incentive Agreement with State of Mississippi
Sempra Generation Selects Suntech Power Holdings and Zachry Holdings
Phoenix Solar and Solarta Enters into Contract
General Electric to Set Up Photovoltaic Panel Factory
Schott Solar to Expand Wafer Capacity
Intel Signs Manufacturing Consulting Agreement with MiaSole
Kyocera Obtains Solar Module Supply Contract
Kyocera to Expand Production capacity
JA Solar Enters into Partnership with Jabil Circuit
JA Solar Holdings Enters into Joint Venture with MEMC Electronic Materials
Gehrlicher Solar and GE Commence Construction of Solar Power Plant
Bosch Solar Energy Establishes Solar Park
Bosch Solar Energy Broadens Photovoltaic Production
Yingli Green Energy Signs Supply Agreements with Huanghe Hydropower
Yingli Green Energy Collaborates with Super Tool and YHS
Yingli Americas Signs Supply Agreement with Borrego Solar
Siemens Energy Inks Framework Agreement with Suntech Power
Munich Re Enters into Agreement with SunPower for New Solar Power System
Rancho California Water District Enters into Agreement with SunPower
Deutsche Bank Collaborates with SANYO Electric
Q-Cells Deploys Solar Modules at Largest Solar Power Plant
Q-Cells Collaborates with Fraunhofer CSP for Opening New Module Technology Centre
Nanosolar Inks Long Term Supply Agreements
Q-Cells Issues Q-Cells YIELD SECURITY Seal of Quality for Next Generation Solar Products
Yingli Group Commences Construction of a PV Industry Base in Tianjin
Kromet International Enters into an Agreement with Sharp Electronics
Sunvalley Solar Inks Supply Agreement with TianWei Solar Films
TBEA Xinjiang New Energy Enters into an Agreement with Xi'an High-Tech Industries Development Zone
First Solar Acquires RayTracker
Parity Solar Gets MCS Accreditation for Thin Film PV Modules
Bosch Solar Energy’s Solar Modules Receive MCS Certification
Motech Modules Accredited with Newer Approvals
Suntech's Just-Roof Attains CEIAB Approval
Q-Cells Acquires VDE certificate
Total Announces Plans to Construct New Solar Panel Plant in France
JinkoSolar Enters into Agreement with Leading PV Company
Solarmag Acquires Rivma Invest
Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroeletronics Enters into Joint Venture
Grape Solar Enters into Partnership with President Solar
SunPower Enters into Partnership with Flextronics
Solar Semiconductor Enters into Strategic Partnership with Sonepar
Wild Brush Energy inks LOI with Auxin Solar
Suntech Power Holdings Enters into Agreement with Solar Plant
China Solar Power Inks Investment Agreement with Suzhou Industrial Park
Suntech to Establish Manufacturing Plant in Arizona
Sanyo to Provide HIT Solar Panels to PV Power Plant
Sharp Electronics Collaborates with SkyPower and SunEdison
Suntech Power Holdings to Collaborate with Bangchak Petroleum
Horizon Power Selects SunPower for the Installation of Solar Tracking Systems
Suntech Power Holdings Inks Agreement with Azure Power
Miasole Partners with Prologis
Phoenix Solar Signs Framework Agreement with MiaSole
NWT Selects Evergreen Solar for Solar Panels
Tigo Energy to Collaborate with Suntech
Dyesol and CSIRO to Collaborate for Developing High Performance DSC Technology
Bosch Solar Energy Installs Onsite Solar Panels in US
Dyesol Inks Letter of Intent with Umicore to Form Alliance for Dye Solar Cell Market
Bosch Solar Energy Collaborates with Johanna Solar Technology
Dyesol Collaborates with Pilkington North America to Form DyeTec Solar
Dyesol Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore Aerospace Manufacturing Pte
JA Solar Holdings and Innovalight Ink Strategic Agreements
JA Solar Holdings to Take Over Shanghai Jinglong Solar Technology
JA Solar Holdings Enters into Partnership with ECN
Kyocera to Provide Solar Modules for Solar Farm Project in Thailand
Kinney Construction Services Installs KYOCERA Solar's KD210 Multi-Crystalline Solar Panels
KYOCERA to Commence Manufacturing at New Facility
KYOCERA Begins Solar Module Manufacturing in California
Beck Energy Collaborates with Nanosolar for First Solar Power Plant
Q-Cells Collaborates with Innotech Solar
SANYO Electric to Increase HIT® Solar Cell Modules Production Capacity of Shiga and Nishikinohama Factories
Sharp to Increase Solar Cell Module Production Capacity of UK Manufacturing Unit
Sharp Enters into Agreement with NED for Thai Solar Power Plants Establishment
Sharp Commences Operations at GREEN FRONT SAKAI Plant
Sharp, ST Microelectronics and EGP enters into a joint venture agreement
Suntech Power Holdings to Take Over Wafer Manufacturing Facility in China
University of New South Wales Collaborates with Suntech Power Holdings and Silex Solar for Solar Cells Research
Energy Conversion Devices and Solar Integrated Technologies Merge
China Gengsheng Minerals Commences Trial Production of Abrasives Product
Centron Solar to Establish Sales Hub
Panasonic to Acquire Controlling Interest in Sanyo Electric
Angolan bank BPA to Buy Qimonda Solar Plant
First Solar Takes Over Optisolar’s PV Projects
Sunrise Consulting Group to Establish New Subsidiary
Clairvoyant Energy and Xtreme Power Enter into Agreement
Silex Systems Purchases Sydney Olympic Park Plant
Sunfilm and Sontor Merge
NRG Solar Purchases First Solar’s Solar Generation Plant
Shenzhen Xinhonglian Solar Energy Inks MoU with Bakhu Holdings
Robert Bosch Acquires Stake in Aleo
Mac1 Industries Inks Agreement with IAGreen
First Solar Acquires Solar Projects Pipeline from OptiSolar
China Winsaint Solar Inks Agreement with Blackhawk
Suntech Power to Establish Facility in Arizona
Siemens to Acquire Solel Solar
AU Optronics to Acquire Controlling Stake in M. Setek
China Solar Power Purchases ThinSilicon
Petra Solar and BP Solar to Extend Collaboration
BP Solar and Jabil Circuit Ink Agreement for Manufacturing Solar Modules
Dyesol Sets Up Dyesol Japan
Timo Technology and Dyesol Make Additional Investment in Dyesol-Timo
Merck and Dyesol Ink Agreement
Dyesol Joins Project on Development of Dye Solar Cells
Jiawei Solarchina and Evergreen Solar Commences Construction of New Manufacturing Plants
Evergreen Solar Inks Agreements with Hubei Science & Technology Investment and Jiawei Solarchina
Evergreen Solar Establishes New Headquarters
Evergreen Solar and RMT Ink Agreement
SunPower and SunRay Establish Power Plant
SunPower and FPL Group Ink Supply Agreement
Nanosolar Completes Development of Panel Factory in Germany and Begins Serial Production at San Jose Plant
SunPower Signs Agreement with Xcel Energy to Develop Solar PV Power Generating Plant
Mulk Holding to Establish Solar Panel Facility in Sharjah
NH Hoteles Inks Agreement with Isofoton
BP Solar and RGE Energy Enter into Partnership
Veeco Instruments Purchases Mill Lane Engineering
Xtreme Energetics and HP Ink Agreement
Intel to Establish New Company
Probe Manufacturing Inks Letter of Intent to Acquire Solar Masters
Solar Thin Films Purchases Stake in Weihai BlueStar Photovoltaic
Solutia Sets up Saflex® Photovoltaic Business
Borevind Purchases Stake in Gallivare PhotoVoltaic
Dyesol Establishes New Production Plants
Permasteelisa and ERG Renew Collaborate with Dyesol Italia for Developing DSC Panels
Evergreen Solar Commences Expansion of Manufacturing Facility
GE Energy Enters into Partnership with GAF Material Corporation
GE Energy Acquires Additional Interest in PrimeStar Solar
Mitsubishi to Expand Production Capacity
Suntech and Akeena Solar Sign License Agreement

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

BP Solar International, Inc. (US)
Bosch Solar Energy AG (Germany)
Dyesol Ltd. (Australia)
EniPower S.p.A. (Italy)
Evergreen Solar, Inc. (US)
E-Ton Solar Tech Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Flisom AG (Switzerland)
GE Energy (US)
Global Solar Energy, Inc. (US)
Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. (US)
Isofoton SA (Spain)
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (China)
Kyocera Corporation (Japan)
Matrix Solar Technologies, Inc. (US)
Miasole (US)
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Limited (India)
Motech Industries, Inc. (Taiwan)
Nanosolar, Inc. (US)
Primestar Solar (US)
Q-Cells Se (Germany)
Sanyo Solar (Japan)
Sharp Corporation (Japan)
Signet Solar, Inc. (US)
Sunpower Corporation (US)
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (China)
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd. (China)

8.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 19. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Product Type -Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Product Type Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Product Type- Percentage Breakdown of Installations for Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Solar Energy Sector – A US Perspective
Robust Outlook for Solar PV Installations

Table 28. US PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of PV Installed Capacity by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

California Leads Solar PV Installations in the US

Table 29. PV Installations in the US (2010): Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Capacity by State (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Panels Market - Current Scenario
Key Statistical Findings

Table 30. US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Segment – Cells & Modules (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Domestic Shipments by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Domestic Shipments by Consumer Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape

Table 33. US Solar Cells Market (2010): Market Share Breakdown of Cell Production by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cell Revs up the Engine of Growth

Table 34. US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. US Cells and Modules Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Crystalline Silicon, Thin-Film Silicon, and Concentrator Silicon Cells and Modules Shipments by Market Segment – Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Electric Power, and Transportation (% based on kWp shipped) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Trends/Issues
Price Declines to Promote New Installations
Factors Responsible for Falling Solar Module Prices
Grid Expansion: A Costly Affair
Home Solar Panel Installations Increase
Increasing Production Capacity: Positive Signs
Utility Companies: Playing a Major Role
Government Initiatives
Promoting PV in the US: A Look at Various Government Programs
The Future of PV
The Blueprint
DOE: The Fund Provider for PV Research
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select US Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 36. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. US Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. US Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

10.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Solar Energy to Grow in Canada

Table 40. Canadian PV Market (2010): Breakdown of Annual PV Power Installed (MW) by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

End Use Market
Equipment Market
PV Technology: The Prospects
The Barriers
Government Initiatives Over the Years
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 41. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. Canadian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Canadian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

11.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Solar Panel Market to Witness Rise in Installations
Demystifying Japan’s Success in Solar Energy
PV Production Scenario
Solar Cell Makers Make Strategic Moves to Regain Market Share
Solar Companies Increasing Production

Table 45. Japanese Leading Solar Cells Producers (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Q-Cells, Sharp Electronics, Suntech Power and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Projects
Sunshine Projects: Making the Sun Shine in Japan
GENESIS Project: World Wide Web of PV Power Generating Systems
The NEDO Contribution
NEDO’s Select R & D Projects
Innovative PV Developments
Development of Advanced PV Modules
Super High-Efficiency Compound Solar Cells
The METI Strategy

Table 46. National Budget for PV Power Generation by METI (2009): Breakdown of Budget by Allocation Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Trends/Issues
Grid Connected PV: Increasing Market Share

Table 47. Japanese Solar PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Power by Installation Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Bridging the Gap Between Conventional and PV Power Tariffs
Equipment Costs: The Core Issue
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Japanese Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 48. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Japanese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Japanese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12.EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Solar Panels Market – Current & Future Analysis
A Snapshot of the European Energy Mix

Table 52. European New Nominal Installed Capacity by Energy Source (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nominal Installed Capacity for Wind Power, Gas-Fired Power Stations, Photovoltaics, Oil, Coal-Fired Power Stations, Hydro, Biomass, CSP, and Nuclear Power (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The PV Market Overview
Status of PV Tariffs and Related Subsidies in Select EU Countries
Factors Driving Growth
Germany Emerges as the European Leader
Challenging Future Ahead for European Solar Panel Market
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 53. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. European Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. European 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. European Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008
Table 58. European 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12A.FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Solar Usage in France

Table 59. French Solar PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Power by Installation Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Governmental Support and Funding
A Glance at the French Solar Photovoltaic Power Market
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 60. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. French Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. French Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12B.GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
The German Solar Energy Market: A Review

Table 64. German Renewable Energy Electricity Production (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Distribution of Renewable Energy Electricity for Wind, Hydro, Biogas, Bio energy Solid, Photovoltaics, Bio energy Liquid and Geothermal (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Panel Market Soars in 2009
High Subsidies: The Major Stimulants
Trends/Issues
German Solar Panel Industry Challenged by Several Factors
PV Tariffs to Reach Conventional Tariffs
Companies Increasing Production, Seeking Newer Materials
Technological Development
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 65. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. German Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. German Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12C.ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Solar Panel Market in Italy on Rise

Table 69. PV Power in Italy by Application (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non- Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed, Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Scenario
Research Programs
Technological Development
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 70. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Italian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Italian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Overview

Table 74. PV Power in the United Kingdom by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic and Grid-Connected Distributed Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Government Initiatives
PV Programs
National Program for Photovoltaics
DTI Sustainable Energy R&D Program
Renewables Obligation
Northern Ireland PV Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 75. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. UK Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. UK Recent Past, Current and Future for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. UK Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12E.SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview of Spanish Solar PV Industry

Table 79. PV Power in Spain by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid and Grid- Connected Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Panel Market Witnesses Wattage Oversupply
Developments in the Field of Solar Energy
Issues Before the Industry
The Technology Scenario
PV Programs
PV Installations in Spain
The Tudela Project
Isofoton SA - A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 80. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Spanish Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Spanish Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12F.REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Review of Select Regional Markets
Austria

Table 84. Newly Installed PV Power in Austria by Application - Standalone, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized in 2010 (In kW)

Poland
Russia
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 85. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analytics
Overview
Taiwan and China Gain Visibility on the Global Landscape
B. Market Analytics

Table 89. Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93. Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13A.AUSTRALIA

A. Market Analytics
Outlook
PV Market – An Overview

Table 95. PV Power in Australia by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Support for Solar Energy
Competitive Scenario
Strategic Corporate Development
Dyesol Ltd. – A Key Player In Australia
B. Market Analytics

Table 96. Australian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Australian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Australian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99. Australian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13B.CHINA

A. Market Analysis
China Poised to Become Major Solar Energy Consumer
Government Policies for Long Term Growth of PV Industry
China to Lead in Global Solar Panel Consumption
Chinese Solar Industry Outweighs Japan in Solar Production
China to Commence Mass-Production of Thin-film Photovoltaic Cell
Select Chinese Players
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 100. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Chinese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Chinese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13C.SOUTH KOREA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
The Emerging Market

Table 104. PV Power in Korea by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Renewable Energy Market in Korea Expected to Grow in Near Term
The Solar Scenario: Increasing Government Support
Competitive Scenario
B. Market Analytics

Table 105. South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. South Korean Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. South Korean Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13D.REST OF ASIA PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview of Select Regional Markets
Hong Kong
PV Market – An Overview
Government Support
PV Projects
India
Leading the Sun Brigade
Solar PV Industry in India: A Quick Primer
Barriers to PV Industry
Manufacturing Scenario

Table 109. Solar PV Modules Production in India by Technology (2010): Percentage Breakdown for Crystalline silicon (C-Si) and Thin Film or amorphous silicon (a-Si) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Solar Photovoltaic Applications in India: At a Glance
Solar PV Systems Applications in India
Government Initiatives
Competitive Scenario
Solar Power: The Sunny Side of Energy
Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Limited – A key Player in India
Taiwan
Government Incentives in Taiwan: A Quick Review
PV Suppliers Gathering at Science Parks: A Major Trend
Select Players
Thailand
Introduction
Grid Electricity Vs Solar Electricity

Table 110. Grid Vs. Solar Electricity in Thailand: 1990-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Barriers to Solar Energy
Solar Initiatives
Solar Powered Homes
Solar Energy Park
Product Launches
B. Market Analytics

Table 111. Rest of Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112. Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Rest of Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

14.REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Middle East

Table 115. PV Power in Israel by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

UAE

Solar Panel Manufacturers to Witness Growth in UAE
Mexico
Solar Electricity in Mexico
Applications

Table 116. PV Power in Mexico by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, and Grid-Connected Distributed Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
B. Market Analytics

Table 117. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118. Rest of World Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market – Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. Rest of World Historic Review for Solar Panels Market – Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Total Companies Profiled: 203 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 231)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Africa
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