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Monitor pricing and take advantage of new technologies
The global solar market is no longer in its infancy, but continues to evolve at unprecedented scale. Sustained R&D investments, new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, cutting edge installation and lifetime O&M capabilities are enabling lower costs throughout the entire value chain.
Our PV Technology Systems & Operations Service will help you stay ahead of trends in system pricing, design and plant management, allowing you to plan for future growth and gain a competitive advantage.
Features at a glance
Our PV Technology Systems & Operations Service provides you with access to research reports, data tools, analysts and conference passes that will help you to make strategic business decisions.
The service includes:
Topical Market Reports & Insights: We provide customers with in-depth and timely reports spanning the upstream solar PV market including emerging technologies, O&M and asset management, components and hardware, and system pricing.
PV System Pricing Report: Our PV System Pricing Report is updated twice a year and provides historical and forecasted 5-year system cost breakdowns for residential rooftop, commercial rooftop, ground mount fixed-tilt and ground mount tracking PV systems in the U.S. and by region. Breakdowns include details on major PV hardware components and soft costs.
PV Inverter Report: The Global PV Inverter and Module-level Power Electronics Landscape report is published twice a year and contains the latest market shares and segmented 5-year forecasts for product shipments and pricing on a global and major country market level.
PV Technology Snapshot: The PV Technology Snapshot is a quarterly report series that highlights new or pre-commercialized technologies, asses their potential in the market, breaks down the vendor landscape and provides a view of the future of the technology. Example topics include solar module washing robots, drones, floating PV and building-integrated PV.
Global solar PV operations and maintenance (O&M) economics market report 2021
This report provides a detailed breakdown of underlying economic drivers impacting solar PV O&M costs globally. Included in the report are key service contract pricing trends and service provider economics, as well as expected lifetime average costs on a project size basis for all regions. The accompanying data sheet (linked below) provides detailed O&M average lifetime costs on 16 leading solar markets by project sizes. The forecast data includes breakdown by value chain and by year for eight different project sizes across the residential, C&I and utility-scale segments.
This report contains:
Global solar PV O&M economics market report 2021_v2_PR.pdf
Global solar PV operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider dynamics 2023
Wood Mackenzie's Global solar PV O&M service provider dynamics report provides an updated annual ranking of key global solar O&M vendors across regions. The report covers a total of 12 targeted countries in Europe, Middle East & Africa, Americas (broken down into Latin America and North America), and Asia-Pacific excluding China. Additionally, there are three separate rankings for the US market, where commercial, industrial and utility-scale segments are analysed separately. This year, Brazil has been included in the report for the first time. A total of 129 O&M vendors are listed in this publication, indicating their total volume (MWdc) under management and their rank regionally and globally for EOY 2022.
This report contains:
Global solar PV O&M service provider dynamics 2023_PR.pdf
Global solar PV O&M service provider dynamics 2023_Data.xlsx
Solar PV operations & maintenance (O&M) technology outlook 2023
Wood Mackenzie's solar PV operations & maintenance (O&M) technology outlook provides insight into the latest technology trends used in the PV O&M industry. The report provides a detailed breakdown of the key technology classes being used for each part of the O&M value chain. Areas of interest include digital technology, advanced analytics and automation. The emerging technologies covered in this report focus on module washing, vegetation management and inspection activities besides asset management.