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Identify the technologies, strategies and vendors that are helping to drive the solar industry's most cost-competitive and reliable power.

Understand supply chain dynamics 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 Supply Chain & Technology Service will help you understand the end-to-end value chain from polysilicon to modules to plant management, allowing you to plan for future growth and gain a competitive advantage.

Features at a glance

Our PV Supply Chain & Technologies 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 clients with in-depth and timely reports spanning the upstream solar PV market including supply and demand balance, emerging technologies, components and hardware and system pricing.
  • Monthly PV Supply Chain Pulse: Every month we compile and provide data on PV supply-demand balance, component pricing, technology advancements and more. Each quarter, our analysts highlight important trends in the upstream PV through our tracking and publication of facility-level data.
  • 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.
  • Conference Passes: Network with energy executives at our flagship Solar Summit. Our research subscriptions come with passes to Media events.
  • 40+

    reports and datasets delivered annually

  • 500

    PV manufacturing facilities tracked

  • 12

    monthly updates to the module supply chain dataset

  • Unlimited

    access to our solar analysts

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