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US Solar Market Insight

US Solar Market Insight is now available

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US Solar Market Insight® is a quarterly publication of Wood Mackenzie and the SEIA®. Each quarter, we collect granular data on the US solar market from nearly 200 utilities, state agencies, installers, and manufacturers. This data provides the backbone of this US Solar Market Insight® report, in which we identify and analyze trends in US solar demand, manufacturing and pricing by state and market segment over the next five to ten years. All forecasts are from Wood Mackenzie, Limited; SEIA does not predict future pricing, bid terms, costs, deployment or supply. The report includes all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Detailed data and forecasts are included with the full version of the report for our subscription clients.

Read our executive summary or purchase the latest report now.

The US Solar Market Insight™ Reports are offered in two different versions — the Full Report and the Executive Summary. 

Executive Summary

Executive Summary

Each quarter's free Executive Summary provides an overview of the current state of the PV market in the US.


Executive Summaries feature the following level of analysis and detail:

  • National aggregate capacity additions
  • National weighted average installed price
  • National aggregate number of installations


To download the free executive summary, please complete the form at the top of the page.

Full report

Full report

The quarterly Full Reports are comprehensive, timely perspectives on the PV sector. These versions are over 50 pages in length and include detailed, written insights from our analysts as well as state-level breakdowns of installations, costs, manufacturing and demand projections. The full reports feature the following:

  • Installations by market segment for all 50 US states plus Washington, D.C.
  • Installed cost by market segment
  • Demand projections for the next 5 to 10 years by market segment and state
  • Strategic market analysis for selected states each quarter
  • Component supply and pricing across the value chain


The Full Report is available for purchase individually or as part of an annual subscription. Please note that the full data file is only included with an annual subscription. Already a WoodMac subscriber? Log in to access the report on our customer portal.


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The US Solar Market Insight™ is also available as a part of Wood Mackenzie’s US Utility Solar and US Distributed Solar Services. In addition to this report, the services include access to our analysts, analysis of the competitive landscape, and additional market data and insights.