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Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Proposed UK policy changes cause 215 solar PV farm prospects to be re-evaluated, says Solarbuzz

May 23, 12:25

The outcome of proposals for 215 ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) farms in the UK, with capacities in excess of 5MW, are now being re-evaluated, according to Solarbuzz. This...

Solar PV module shipments to grow 30% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 21, 14:09

The top 20 module suppliers to the solar PV industry are guiding an increase in annual shipments of more than 30% in 2014, according to Solarbuzz. Leading China module suppliers Trina...

After 5-year absence, Sharp Solar returns as number 1 PV module supplier in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 14:07

Sharp Solar returned to the top of the solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipment rankings during the first quarter of 2014, after a five year absence, according to Solarbuzz.

Over 120 large-scale solar farms approved for construction in UK, says Solarbuzz

May 2, 11:06

The UK is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014, fuelled by the rapid growth in ground-mounted solar PV farms. More than 120 large-scale solar...

Middle East and Africa solar PV demand to grow 50% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Apr 25, 12:34

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% on year in 2014. Between 2014-2018, annual PV demand will nearly triple as the MEA region...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

300 GW of new solar PV to be installed in the next five years, says Solarbuzz

Mar 20, 14:42

The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is set for rapid growth over the next five years, with up to 100GW annual deployment being targeted in 2018, according to Solarbuzz. This end-market...

Solar PV industry to transition to supply-driven market in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Mar 5, 14:21

Over the past three years, solar photovoltaic (PV) installed system prices, module prices, and module production costs have all fallen by more than 50%, while a shakeout of uncompetitive...

Solar farms up to 5MW in size drive 95GW project pipeline in leading PV countries, says Solarbuzz

Feb 20, 14:33

Solar photovoltaic (PV) projects between 250kW and 5MW now account for almost half of the yet-to-be-completed 4,300 commercial and utility projects within the leading PV countries,...

Global demand for polysilicon to surge 25% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Feb 19, 13:42

Demand for polysilicon used in solar and semiconductor applications is expected to rise to 282,000 metric tons in 2014, up 25% on year. According to Solarbuzz, the growth in demand...

New solar PV capital expenditure cycle to start in 2015, says Solarbuzz

Feb 5, 15:53

Capital expenditures for equipment suppliers serving the solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing segment are forecast to enter a new upturn phase beginning in 2015. According to Solarbuzz,...

Record 2013 solar PV installations promotes US to strongest market outside Asia-Pacific, says Solarbuzz

Jan 10, 14:31

New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US reached a record 4.2GW during 2013. Since 2012, the US market has grown 15%, making it the leading solar market outside the Asia-Pacific...

Asia-Pacific region to account for half of global solar PV demand in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Jan 2, 15:49

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in 2014 will be dominated by the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, which will account for approximately 50% of all new solar PV demand during the year. According...

Strong growth forecast for solar PV industry in 2014 with demand reaching 49GW, says Solarbuzz

Dec 31, 15:33

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is poised for explosive growth in 2014, and is set to reach 49GW, up from 36GW in 2013, according to findings from Solarbuzz.

US solar PV pipeline grows to 43GW; enough to power more than 6 million households, says Solarbuzz

Nov 26, 14:07

The pipeline of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects awaiting completion within the US has grown by 7% during the past 12 months, and now exceeds 43GW, which is enough to power more than...

Integrated solar PV polysilicon and wafer suppliers to drive production costs below US$0.20 per watt in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Nov 20, 15:34

Average costs for vertically integrated first-tier makers are now forecast to fall yet another 6% in 2014 to a record low of US$0.20 per watt, according to Solarbuzz. Since 2008,...

Europe solar PV revival to be driven by Germany, UK, Italy, and France, says Solarbuzz

Nov 8, 10:43

The Europe solar photovoltaic (PV) market is poised to recover during the fourth quarter of 2013, after an 18-month downturn that redefined the role of Europe within the global solar...

Multicrystalline silicon modules to dominate solar PV industry in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Oct 28, 14:56

The production of multicrystalline-silicon (c-Si) solar photovoltaic (PV) modules is set to dominate PV manufacturing during 2014, with p-type multi c-Si technology accounting for...

Solar PV installations reach record high of 9GW in 3Q13, says Solarbuzz

Oct 4, 12:26

During the third quarter of 2013, end-market demand from the global solar PV industry reached a new record of 9GW. This record demand is up 6% on quarter and almost 20% on year, according...

California sets quarterly record for solar PV in 2Q13 as US adds 976 megawatts, says Solarbuzz

Sep 4, 15:10

The US added 976 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during second-quarter 2013, up 24% on quarter from 788 megawatts in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

Record PV demand from China and Japan marks turning point for solar industry, says Solarbuzz

Aug 21, 21:59

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from China and Japan during the second half of 2013 is forecast to reach 9GW, representing an increase of 100% compared to first-half 2013 and 70% compared...

Leading solar PV suppliers reach record shipment levels in 2Q13, says Solarbuzz

Aug 14, 11:05

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments for the 20 leading PV manufacturers exceeded 5.8 gigawatts (GW) during the second quarter of 2013. This record-high module shipment...

Strong risk to solar PV supply chain at year end if Japan and China project pipelines fail to materialize, says Solarbuzz

Aug 6, 14:36

During the second half of 2013, global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 20GW, up 22% on year. This increase, driven largely by aggressive PV development in China...

US reaches milestone of 10GW solar photovoltaic capacity, says Solarbuzz

Aug 5, 21:27

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US have now broken through the 10GW barrier, following strong market deployment since the start of 2010. During the first half of 2013,...

Solar wafer production forecast to grow 19% in 2013, says Solarbuzz

May 9, 20:38

After falling 15% in 2012, solar wafer production is forecast to grow 19% in 2013, passing 30GW and recovering to 2011 levels, according to Solarbuzz. However, industry utilization...

Top 20 solar module suppliers grab 70% market share in 1Q13, says Solarbuzz

May 3, 11:19

The top 20 solar module suppliers accounted for almost 70% of global solar shipments in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

China solar market to experience demand swings, says Solarbuzz

Apr 9, 11:44

Falling demand in the China market drove global solar demand down to 6.2GW in the first quarter of 2013, said Solarbuzz. The figure represents an on-quarter decrease of 23%. Although...

Solar demand in emerging Asian countries to grow by 28% annually through 2017, says Solarbuzz

Apr 2, 10:40

Solar demand from the emerging Asia Pacific and Central Asia (EAPCA) region is forecast to exceed 3GW by 2017, according to Solarbuzz. Compared to 723MW of solar demand in 2012, this...

Middle East and Africa solar demand to reach 1GW in 2013, says Solarbuzz

Mar 21, 11:27

New solar demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is forecast to reach 1GW in 2013, according to Solarbuzz. This represents an increase of 625% on year from 136MW in 20...

Solar demand in 2012 falls short of 30GW mark, says Solarbuzz

Feb 22, 10:20

Solar demand for 2012 reached just 29.0GW, an increase of only 5% on year compared to 27.7GW in 2011, according to Solarbuzz. This is the first time in a decade that on-year market...

Solar demand in Asia Pacific region to reach 13.5GW in 2013, says NPD Solarbuzz

Feb 18, 10:38

Solar demand from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to grow to 13.5GW in 2013, growing 50% on year, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

UK solar installations hit 2GW mark, says NPD Solarbuzz

Feb 18, 10:35

Cumulative solar demand from the UK has now exceeded 2GW, with demand during 2012 surpassing the record levels seen during 2011, according to NPD Solarbuzz. Stimulated by an attractive...

Tier-one polysilicon producers rationalize supply to solar industry, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 11:12

Polysilicon suppliers to the solar industry have been significantly lowering plant utilization rates during the past six months, with average quarterly utilization rates falling below...

China consumes 33% of global solar panel shipments in 4Q12, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 23, 14:35

The China end-market dominated shipments of solar panels during the final quarter of 2012 with 33% of global end-market demand, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

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