Articles Tagged with ''solar PV market''

Dec. 20, 2013: US Solar Industry Records Second Largest Quarter Ever

U.S. Has Now Joined Germany, China, and Japan as Worldwide Leaders
December 20, 2013
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) has released U.S. Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarter 2013, which shows that the third quarter of 2013 was the second largest quarter in the history of the U.S. solar market and the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.

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Nov. 28, 2013: Solar PV Installations Worldwide to Double by 2020

Solar PV Costs Have Steadily Declined and Further Cost Reductions Are Being Pursued
November 28, 2013
Despite waning government support, the threat of international trade wars, and high-profile bankruptcies, the solar photovoltaic (PV) market continues to grow, according to a report from Navigant Research.

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June 17, 2013: Solar PV to Become $155 Billion Market by 2018

United States Will Emerge as the World’s Second-Largest Market
June 17, 2013
The solar photovoltaic (PV) market is poised to rise from its 2011 manufacturing crisis to grow to $155 billion in 2018, as market forces engineer a turnaround to a healthy 10.5 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), according to Lux Research.

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May 15, 2013: Distributed Solar Generation Expected to Expand Significantly

May 15, 2013
The global electric power industry is evolving from a model that relies on large centralized power plants owned by utilities to one that is more diverse, in terms of both the sources of generation and ownership of localized generation assets, notes Navigant Research.

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May 1, 2013: First Solar Acquires TetraSun, Gains Advanced Solar Technology

May 1, 2013
First Solar Inc. announced it is acquiring TetraSun, a solar photovoltaic (PV) technology startup which has developed a new cell architecture capable of conversion efficiencies exceeding 21 percent with commercial-scale manufacturing costs comparable to conventional multicrystalline silicon solar cells.

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April 1, 2013: U.S. Solar Market Grows 76 Percent in 2012

April 1, 2013
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) have released their annual report, U.S. Solar Market Insight: Year-in-Review 2012, which indicates that solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States last year grew 76 percent over 2011.

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July 12, 2012: U.S. Solar Installations Surge in First Quarter, but Manufacturing Woes Continue

July 12, 2012
The U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q1 2012 report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) and GTM Research, finds that growth in solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States is sustaining its strong pace from 2011.

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April 30, 2012: Cost Reductions, Residential Financing, New Ownership Models to Drive Growth in Solar

April 30, 2012
As financial incentives are reduced in some major markets, other factors — in particular price reductions, new residential financing mechanisms, and third party ownership models — will become the key drivers for the solar photovoltaic (PV) market, according to a report from Pike Research.

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