Reports

US$ 3.4 trillion of Solar PV Investment by 2040 according to BNEF’s long-term forecast

This year’s edition of BNEF’s long-term forecast sees $11.4 trillion investment in global power generation capacity over 25 years, with electric vehicles boosting electricity demand by 8% in 2040. Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades […]

Real kick-off of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program; Moving to solar+storage solutions on the off-grid market – interview with Daniel Zywietz, Enerwhere

Daniel Zywietz, Vice Chairman of CECB and Founder and CEO of Enerwhere gives a comprehensive update on the current status of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program and his company expansion on the local rooftop market. Enerwhere is known from providing off-grid Solar Hybrid Systems which include diesel generators, and we were curious when the company will […]

JinkoSolar busy in the MENA region – Nabil Moubayed, Sales Manager, Middle East

SolarPV.TV has recently attended a great event in Dubai: “Solar Shams Program: Selecting the right component materials for solar panels in demanding climates” organised by MESIA with the support of JinkoSolar & DuPont. During the event, we had an opportunity to speak to Nabil Moubayed, Sales Manager, Middle East, JinkoSolar about the company’s achievements in the […]

Realizing a dream of Wang Chuanfu in Brazil – BYD’s Marketing & Gov Affairs Director, Adalberto Felico Maluf Filho

In SolarPV.TV Exclusive Interview from Intersolar South America 2016 held in Sao Paolo, Brazil, we speak to Adalberto Felicio Maluf Filho, BYD’s Marketing & Governmental Affairs Director in the country. Adalberto helps in realizing a dream of Wang Chuanfu, Founder of BYD in Brazil and supports the development of new factories for solar pannels, EV […]

SolarPV.TV Snapshot: SolarPower Summit 2017 by SolarPower Europe

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, presents a short snapshot from this exciting two-day conference focusing on global solar market forecasts, policies and technology trends. The conference, held at Thon Hotel EU in Brussels, brought together over 300 leading policymakers, key industry stakeholders and analysts. During the Summit […]

GTM Research: By 2020, the global solar PV inverter market will value more than $7.1 billion – shipments to reach 90GW

BOSTON, Mass.  (June 16, 2016) –   According to GTM Research’s latest report, The Global PV Inverter and MLPE Landscape 2016, global shipments of solar PV inverters will reach 90 gigawatts (AC) by 2020. This represents an average annual growth rate of 11 percent between 2016 and 2020. Of the 59.7 gigawatts shipped in 2015, […]

IHS Technology: Single-Axis Tracker Market in North America Doubled in 2015 – Reaching $1.2 Billion

According to IHS Technology, the North American single-axis solar tracker market increased by over 100 percent, year over year, to reach USD 1.2 billion in 2015; the market is forecast to grow 20 percent to USD 1.4 billion in 2016. Bottom Line The North American single-axis tracker market increased by over 100 percent, year over year, to reach $1.2 […]

Solar in LATAM: Exploring huge multi-gigawatt potential for solar business in Brazil – Rodrigo Lopes Sauaia, CEO at ABSOLAR, Associação Brasileira de Energia Solar Fotovoltaica

During Intersolar South America 2016 in Sao Paolo, Brazil we had an exclusive opportunity to speak to Rodrigo Lopes Sauaia about the huge multi-gigawatt potential for solar business in the country. Rodrigo is Co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) at the Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (ABSOLAR – Associação Brasileira de Energia Solar Fotovoltaica), the […]

Key to success on the emerging solar markets – Alexis Issaharoff, Advisor to Royal Family of Malaysia, CEO at Antah Renewables

During Intersolar Europe 2016 we spoke to Alexis Issaharoff, Advisor to Royal Family of Malaysia, CEO at Antah Renewables, one of the most active networkers at Solar Business Club. Alexis Issaharoff together with His Royal Highness Tunku Naquiyuddin He has been working in renewable energy for the last 10 years as VP for the Nasdaq […]

IHS: North American PV tracker market increased by 135%, reaching 5.5 GW last year

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 16, 2016) – The photovoltaic (PV) tracker market in North America increased by 135 percent year over year to reach 5.5 gigawatt (GW) shipments in 2015. Raising its market share by 22 percentage points over 2014, NEXTracker moved ahead of Array Technologies, becoming the leading supplier of PV trackers last year. Despite […]

Led by China, the United States and Japan, Global Solar Installations to reach 66.7 GW, reports Mercom Capital Group

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, forecasts global solar installations to reach 66.7 GW with China, the United States, Japan and India to make up the top four solar markets this year. Click here to get the full report: http://bit.ly/MercomSolarApr2016Form “Solar installations are forecasted to grow year-over-year globally despite recent […]

IHS: Solar Industry Set for New Overcapacity and Shake-Out Cycle, As Outlook for the Second Half of 2016 Deteriorates

Solar PV installations in China in the third quarter of 2016 will fall by 80 percent, triggering a sharp global slowdown in global demand and an oversupply, particularly solar modules. IHS latest analysis shows nearly 13 gigawatts (GW) installed in China in the first six months of this year. The rush in installations in the […]

Solar in Indonesia – New Regulation Rekindles Indonesia’s 5GW Solar Power Potential

Indonesia’s new solar photovoltaic (“PV”) regulation introduces a first-come, first-served (“FCFS”) process for allocating capacity quotas to verified solar developers and investors (“SDIs”). At least 5000 MW of solar capacity will be allocated at feed-in tariffs (“FiTs”) determined by ESDM. FiTs for the first tranche of 250 MWp range from US$ 0.145 per kWh (DKI […]

Intersolar EU 2015: CSUN & Third Step 250 MW MOU, Shoals & LTI ReEnergy aim multi-gigawatts partnership; 100 GW connected by Multi-Contact

Intersolar Europe 2015 was extremely busy even though the European solar PV market seems to be slowing down.  Today, in our special issue of Weekly News devoted to Intersolar Europe we bring you an update on the european solar market as well as some of the solar industry news.  We speak to:  Sonia Benard, VP Europe […]

Solar in China: NEA officially releases China’s 13th Five-Year-Plan for solar development, confirms 110 GW target

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) officially released the 13th Five-Year-Plan (2016–2020) for solar development on December 16th, 2016, Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory Co. Ltd. (AECEA) reports. The “plan” includes the 110 GW solar target, split into 105 GW of solar PV and 5 GW of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) which was officially known since later October, and re-confirms […]

SMA Retains Top Ranking in Global PV Inverter Market, but Competitors Are Gaining, IHS Says

SMA retained its position as the world’s largest photovoltaic (PV) inverter supplier in 2015, maintaining the company’s 14 percent share of global PV inverter revenue it held in 2014. SMA had previously dominated the global PV inverter market, but the company has been challenged to maintain its market position following the decline of the European […]

SolarCity and NRDC Paper: Rooftop Solar Generation Provides Net Benefit to All Nevada Utility Customers

Rooftop solar generation provides 1.6 cents of benefit per kilowatt-hour of energy generated, producing $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utility customers, according to a study released today by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). If environmental and health externalities are included, the benefits of rooftop solar increase to 3.4 cents per […]

TOP PV Module Supplier Scorecard 2016: Trina Solar, SunPower, First Solar, Hanwha Q-cells and Jinko Solar

In a new scorecard reviewing the solar photovoltaic (PV) module sector, Trina Solar, SunPower, First Solar, Hanwha Q-cells and Jinko Solar were all identified as this year’s industry leaders. Each of these companies garnered above average scores for both market presence and market momentum, according to the ranking from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a global business […]