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CIGS Photovoltaics Markets-2014 and Beyond

NanoMarkets
Published Date » 2014-04-22
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 The industry shakeout in CIGS PV has been brutal.  In 2010 there were more than 25 companies with plans for over 1 GW of capacity, but to date only Solar Frontier has achieved the goal.  As the shakeout continued, there were even questions whether any new capacity would be added beyond the approximately 3 GW that was in place as the CIGS sector faced extreme price pressure from falling silicon based PV. Nonetheless, NanoMarkets believes that while multiple start-ups have either been liquidated or acquired, the remaining few large CIGS players are poised to add significant capacity.  
 
 This report will analyze the opportunities that are emerging for CIGS in this very new phase of the solar industry.  The report takes a detailed look into the technical...
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Executive Summary

E.1 CIGS:  Finally Poised to be a Major Force in PV?
E.2 Opportunities for CIGS Firms: 
E2.1 CIGS in the Conventional Panel Market
E2.2 BIPV Opportunities for CIGS
E2.3 CIGS Opportunities in Portable Electronics
E.3 The Business Case for CIGS in a Technology Agnostic PV Environment
E.4 Will There Ever Be High-Volume Printed CIGS?
E.5 CIGS Supply Structure
E5.1 The Death March for Startups Continues.  Who’s Left?
E5.2 The Transition from Startups to Asian Multinationals
E.6 Summary of Eight-Year Forecasts for CIGS PV
 
Chapter 1:  Introduction
1.1 Background to this Report
1.1.1 Industry Consolidation and Shake Out.  Are we Done Yet?
1.1.2 Enter Fresh Capital.  TSMC and Hanergy
1.1.3 Higher Efficiency and Flexible Modules.  The Path to Market Share for CIGS?
1.1.4 BIPV:  A Match Made for Rooftops?
1.1.5 Reliability and Encapsulation.  CIGS’ Achilles Heel?
1.2 Objectives and Scope of this Report
1.3 Methodology of this Report
1.4 Plan of this Report
 
Chapter Two:  The Supply side of CIGS
2.1 Two Keys to Compete with Crystalline silicon:  Higher Yield and Lower Production Costs
2.2 CIGS Materials:  The Indium issue.  Will There Ever be Price Stability?
2.3 Manufacturing Processes
2.3.1 Conventional Vacuum Deposition
2.3.2 Electrodeposition
2.3.3 Printing.  Will it Always be the “Next Big Thing?”
2.3.4 Roll to Roll:  Is it Really an Advantage?
2.4 Other CIGS Specific Materials
2.4.1 Electrodes:  Changing Materials
2.4.2 The Special Encapsulation Needs for CIGS
2.5 The Changing Capital Landscape for CIGS Development
2.6 Key Points Made in this Chapter
 
Chapter Three:  CIGS Market Opportunities
3.1 How Does CIGS Gain Market Share in a PV Technology Agnostic World Dominated by Silicon?
3.2 Flexible CIGS: A High Growth Market where Crystalline Silicon cannot Compete
3.2.1 Flexible BIPV Opportunities
3.2.2 Other Flexible Application Opportunities
3.2.3 Long Term Reliability of Flexible CIGS
3.3 Current Market and Capital Funding Situation
3.3.1 The Shift from Small Startup Companies to Deep Pocketed Corporations
3.3.2 The Shift to China and Taiwan
3.3.3 Leaders and Strategies
3.4 Key Points Made in this Chapter
 
Chapter Four:  Eight-Year Forecasts for CIGS PV and its Materials
4.1 Forecasting Methodology
4.1.1 Data Sources
4.1.2 Changes from Previous Reports
4.1.3 Scope of Forecast
4.1.4 Alternative Scenarios
4.2 Forecasts of CIGS PV by Product Type
4.2.1 Conventional Panels
4.2.2 BIPV
4.2.3 Other Products
4.3 Forecasts of CIGS PV by Manufacturing Technology
4.3.1 Forecasts by Rigid vs. Flexible Manufacturing
4.3.2 Forecasts by CIGS Deposition Method
4.4 Summary of Forecasts

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