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North and South America Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 - Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profiles

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GlobalData

Published Date : Feb 2014

Category :

Power

No. of Pages : 222


\"North and South America Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profiles\" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist. The report offers a comprehensive understanding of the solar Photovoltaic (PV) market. The report provides in-depth analysis on the solar PV markets of the North and South America region as a whole and of its key countries: the US, Canada and Brazil. It provides historical data from 2010 and forecast data up to 2030 for installed capacity and power generation. Analysis on end-user segmentation and grid-connection segmentation is provided for the 20122017 period. The report also analyzes the market sizes, average module prices and average installation prices, between 2010 and 2015, as well as the market shares of the major solar module producers in 2012 and 2013.

The report analyzes the competitiveness of solar PV technology in the renewable technology market in terms of levelized cost of energy. Anti-dumping issues and the cost competition of solar PV modules are also discussed. The report provides a risk analysis of solar PV modules and investigates the saturation and sustainability of the solar PV industry in terms of price and installations. It also presents company profiles of the major players in the global solar PV industry.

The data and information contained in the report are sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.

Scope

  • The different types of modules and the differences among these types
  • The historical and forecast capacity, generation, average module price, average installation price and module market size, of North and South America as a whole and of each of its key countries 
  • Segmentation of solar PV installed capacity in terms of end-user and grid-connectivity in the 20122017 period, in North and South America as a whole and in each of its key countries 
  • The market shares of the different types of solar modules, in North and South America as a whole and in each of its key countries, in 2012 and 2013
  • The major producers of solar PV modules, globally and in North and South America, and the production figures of each of these producers 
  • The competitiveness of renewable sources of energy, in terms of levelized cost of energy and cost competitiveness, globally
  • The risk factors of solar PV modules 
  • The saturation levels and sustainability of solar PV technology in the future
  • The major players in the solar PV industry

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 11
1.2 List of Figures 15

2 Introduction 18
2.1 Solar Photovoltaic Technology 18
2.2 Types of Solar Modules 18
2.2.1 Crystalline Silicon Modules 18
2.2.2 Thin-Film Technology 19
2.2.3 New Emerging Solar Photovoltaic Technology 20
2.3 Report Guidance 21

3 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, Global 22
3.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Overview 22
3.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Installed Capacity, 2010-2030 23
3.2.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Share of Major Countries, 2013-2025 25
3.2.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, End-User Segmentation, 2012-2017 27
3.2.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Segmentation by Grid Connection, 2012-2017 28
3.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Power Generation, 2010-2030 30
3.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Global, Average Installation Price, 2010-2015 32
3.5 Solar Photovoltaic Module Market, Global, Module Price, 2010-2015 34
3.6 Solar Photovoltaic Module Market, Global, Module Market Size, 2010-2015 36
3.7 Solar Photovoltaic Module Market, Global, Production Share of Major Module Manufacturers, 2012 and 2013 37
3.8 Solar Photovoltaic Module Market, Upcoming Technologies 42
3.8.1 Rise of Hybrid Offerings in Solar Industry 42
3.8.2 Hybrid Benefits - Reliability and Efficiency at Least Cost 43
3.8.3 Concentrated Photovoltaic Technology - A Strong Competitor of Solar Photovoltaic 43
3.8.4 Energy Storage Systems 47

4 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, North and South America 51
4.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Overview 51
4.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Installed Capacity, 2010-2030 51
4.2.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Share of Major Countries, 2013-2025 53
4.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, End-User Market Segmentation, 2012-2017 55
4.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Segmentation by Grid Connection, 2012-2017 56
4.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Power Generation, 2010-2030 58
4.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Module Price, 2010-2015 60
4.7 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Average Installation Price, 2010-2015 62
4.8 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Module Market Size, 2010-2015 64
4.9 Solar Photovoltaic Market, North and South America, Regulations and Policies Impacting the Market, 2013 65

5 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, US, 2010-2030 68
5.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Overview 68
5.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Installed Capacity, 2010-2030 69
5.2.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Share of Major States, 2013-2025 70
5.2.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, California, 2010-2030 72
5.2.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, Texas, 2010-2030 77
5.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, End-User Market Segmentation, 2012-2017 82
5.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Segmentation by Grid Connection, 2012-2017 83
5.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Power Generation, 2010-2030 85
5.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Module Price, 2010-2015 87
5.7 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Average Installation Price, 2010-2015 89
5.8 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Module Market Size, 2009-2015 90
5.9 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Production Share of Major Module Manufacturers, 2013 91
5.10 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 94
5.10.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Federal Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 94
5.10.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, California, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 97
5.10.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Colorado, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 102
5.10.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Iowa, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 103
5.10.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Minnesota, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 105
5.10.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Nevada, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 107
5.10.7 Solar Photovoltaic Market, New Jersey, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 108
5.10.8 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Oregon, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 114
5.10.9 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Texas, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 120
5.10.10 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Washington, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 122

6 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, Canada, 2010-2030 126
6.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Overview 126
6.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Installed Capacity, 2010-2030 127
6.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, End-User Market Segmentation, 2012-2017 128
6.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Segmentation by Grid Connection, 2012-2017 130
6.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Power Generation, 2010-2030 132
6.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Module Price, 2010-2020 134
6.7 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Average Installation Price, 2010-2015 136
6.8 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Module Market Size, 2010-2015 137
6.9 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Regulations and Policies Impacting the Market, 2013 139
6.9.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Canada, Federal Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 139
6.9.2 ecoENERGY Retrofit 140
6.9.3 Tax Credit 140
6.9.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, British Columbia, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 140
6.9.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Nova Scotia, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 140
6.9.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Ontario, Regulations Impacting the Market, 2013 142

7 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, Brazil, 2010-2030 146
7.1 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Overview 146
7.2 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Installed Capacity, 2010-2030 146
7.3 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, End-User Market Segmentation, 2012-2017 149
7.4 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Segmentation by Grid Connection, 2012-2017 150
7.5 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Power Generation, 2010-2030 152
7.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Module Price, 2010-2015 155
7.7 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Average Installation Price, 2010-2015 156
7.8 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Module Market Size, 2010-2015 158
7.9 Solar Photovoltaic Market, Brazil, Regulations and Policies Impacting the Market, 2013 159
7.9.1 Renewable Energy Auctions 159

8 Competitiveness of Solar Photovoltaic against Other Power Sources 161
8.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, LCOE Comparison of Power-Generating Sources, 2013 161
8.2 Solar Photovoltaic vs. Emerging Fuel Sources 163
8.2.1 Shale Gas in the US 163
8.2.2 Shale Gas in China 166
8.3 Global Solar PV Market and Effect of Oil Price 167
8.4 Nuclear Zero and Possible Solar Growth 168
8.4.1 US Market 169
8.4.2 France, No Nuclear Zero 170
8.4.3 Germany 170
8.4.4 Government Subsidies 173
8.5 Cost Competition, C-Si Panel Dumping 174
8.6 Solar Photovoltaic Market, US, Dumping and Anti-dumping 176
8.7 Europe, Dumping and Anti-dumping 178
8.8 Other Countries, Dumping and Anti-dumping 180

9 Solar Photovoltaic - Risk Analysis 181
9.1 Solar Photovoltaic Module Performance - 20-Year Warranty 181
9.2 Solar Photovoltaic Module Performance Directly Impacts Project Cash Flow 181
9.3 Key Players Offering Limited Warranties to Create Demand and Gain Creditability 181
9.4 Thin-Film has a Higher Performance Risk 182
9.5 Solar PV Module Performance has a Historically Proven Record 182
9.6 Established Players and Developed Markets have Lower Performance Risk 183
9.7 Fine Print is Important Even if the Product is under Warranty 183

10 Solar Photovoltaic Market Saturation 184
10.1 Saturation for Solar Sub-technology 184
10.1.1 Solar Module Price Saturation 184
10.1.2 Solar Module Efficiency Saturation 186
10.1.3 Solar Module Efficiency-to-Price Ratio 186
10.2 Saturation in Key Solar PV Market 187
10.2.1 Europe 187
10.2.2 North and South America 188
10.2.3 Asia-Pacific 188
10.2.4 Middle East and Africa 188
10.3 Is the Photovoltaic Market Sustainable? 190
10.3.1 Commercial and Eco-sustainability of Solar Photovoltaic Market 190

11 Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook, Company Profiles 192
11.1 Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, Company Review 192
11.1.1 Company Overview 192
11.1.2 Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, Solar Business 192
11.1.3 Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, Business Strategy 194
11.2 Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited 195
11.2.1 Company Overview 195
11.2.2 Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Business Description 195
11.2.3 Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited - Corporate Strategy 197
11.3 Solar Frontier KK, Company Profile 198
11.3.1 Company Overview 198
11.3.2 Solar Frontier KK, Business Description 198
11.3.3 Solar Frontier KK, Corporate Strategy 200
11.4 TSMC Solar Ltd, Company Review 200
11.4.1 Company Overview 200
11.4.2 TSMC Solar Ltd, Corporate Strategy 201
11.5 Hanwha Q Cells GmbH, Company Review 201
11.5.1 Company Overview 201
11.5.2 Hanwha Q Cells GmbH, Solar Business 201
11.5.3 Hanwha Q Cells GmbH, Business Strategy 203
11.6 Avancis GmbH & Co. KG, Company Profile 203
11.6.1 Company Overview 203
11.6.2 Avancis GmbH & Co. KG, Solar Business 204
11.6.3 Avancis GmbH & Co. KG, Business Strategy 205
11.7 Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Company Review 206
11.7.1 Company Overview 206
11.7.2 Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Solar Business 206
11.7.3 Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Business Strategy 207
11.8 First Solar Inc., Company Review 207
11.8.1 Company Overview 207
11.8.2 First Solar Inc., Solar Business 208
11.8.3 First Solar Inc., Business Strategy 210
11.9 Sharp Corporation, Company Review 212
11.9.1 Company Overview 212
11.9.2 Sharp Corporation - Solar Business 212
11.9.3 Sharp Corporation, Business Strategy 213

12 Appendix 214
12.1 Abbreviations 214
12.2 Bibliography 216
12.3 Market Definitions 219
12.4 Methodology 219
12.4.1 Coverage 219
12.4.2 Secondary Research 220
12.4.3 Primary Research 220
12.4.4 Assumptions 221
12.5 Disclaimer 221

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