SOLAR PANELS - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Solar Panels in Million Units and US$ Million by the following types: Thin-Film Solar Panel, and Crystalline Solar Panel. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 203 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BP Solar International, Inc.
Bosch Solar Energy AG
Dyesol Ltd.
EniPower S.p.A.
Evergreen Solar, Inc.
E-Ton Solar Tech Co., Ltd.


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Code: MCP-6554
Price: $4500
Companies: 203
Pages: 761
Date: September 2011
Market Data Tables: 215

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   The Rise of Renewable Energy Technologies.....II-41$100
   Venture Capital Investments in Green Energy Continue to Improve.....II-5
Table 1: Global Green Technologies Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value of Venture Capital Investments by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
1$350
   Key Statistical Findings.....II-6
Table 2: World Energy Production (2010 & 2030): Percentage Share Breakdown of Energy Production Mix by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
The Solar Industry Raises a Toast Towards a Bright Future.....II-6
1$350
   Solar Power: A Part of the Modern Energy Mix Portfolio.....II-71$100
   Solar Photovoltaics - Packs ‘Power‘ Punch.....II-8 1$100
   Table 3: International Targets for Solar Photovoltaics by Select Countries.....II-9
Major Photovoltaic Power Plants.....II-9
Table 4: World's Largest Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plants: As of December 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
1$350
   Table 5: Worldwide Major Photovoltaic Power Plants (Proposed/Under Construction) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
Solar Photovoltaic Cells: Vying for Viability.....II-10
1$350
   A Turnaround in Fortunes Lurking Just Around the Corner.....II-11
Solar Cells & Panels: Production Scenario.....II-11
1$100
   China Outstrips Japan in Solar Cells Production.....II-12
Table 6: World PV Cell Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12
1$350
   Capacity Expansions: Order of the Day.....II-13
Market Scenario, Trends & Issues.....II-13
PV Panels Market Quickly Recovers from Dark Spell in 2009.....II-13
1$100
   Outlook.....II-14 1$100
   Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels - Analyzed by Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15

Table 8: World Historic Review for Solar Panels - Analyzed by Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
1$350
   Growth Momentum Shifts Away from Europe: China & US to Lead the Charge.....II-16
Developing Countries: True Potential Uncovered.....II-16
1$100
   Government Participation in Boosting Solar Energy: Critical to Market
  Fortunes.....II-17
1$100
   A Peek into the Government Efforts Worldwide to Promote Solar Energy.....II-181$100
   World Bank Also Plays Active Role in Solar Energy Sector.....II-19
Will Subsidies Continue? – A Million Dollar Question.....II-19
1$100
   Double Edged Impact of Falling Solar Cell & Module Prices.....II-20
Retail Industry Provides Lucrative Opportunities for Solar Panels.....II-20
1$100
   Growing Energy Needs: A Business Case for Solar Cells & Modules.....II-21 1$100
   Table 9: Global Per Capita Electricity Consumption (2010): Breakdown for Select Geographic Region/ Country for the year 2010 (In kwh Per Capita) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-221$350
   Table 10: Breakdown of Electricity Consumption for Select Geographic Region for the year 2050 (In TWh) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
Need to Achieve Grid Parity to Drive Future Growth.....II-23
Photovoltaic Sector Exploring New Options for Achieving Grid Parity.....II-23
1$350
   Residential Photovoltaic Systems to Experience High Growth.....II-24
Solar Parks-The Growth Driver of PV Panels.....II-24
1$100
   Remote Industrial and Habitational Markets: Putting the Solar Industry in
  Overdrive.....II-25
Semiconductor Based Solar Cells Ready for Terrestrial Invasion.....II-25
R&D Efforts Continues Unabated.....II-25
1$100
   Focus on PV Technologies.....II-26
Crystalline Silicon PV Systems: Here to Stay.....II-26
Non-Si Solar Cells Market Continues to Grow.....II-26
1$100
   Thin Film Technology: Gaining Ground.....II-271$100
   Key Findings.....II-28
Table 11: Cell and Module Efficiency of Commercial PV Technologies: A Comparison.....II-28

Table 12: World Solar Cells Production by Type (2008, 2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Crystalline Silicon Cells and Thin Film Solar Cells (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28
1$350
   Table 13: Record Commercial Module Efficiency and Lab Efficiency of Thin-Film Technology by Type.....II-29
Concentrator PV: The Third Generation Photovoltaics.....II-29
BIPV: A Promising Technology for Power Generation in Residential or Commercial
  Buildings.....II-29
1$350
   Table 14: World's Largest BIPV Power Plants by Location (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30
Prepackaged Systems: Heralding the Plug ‘n’ Play Era.....II-30
1$350
   Competitive Analysis.....II-31
Table 15: Leading Photovoltaic Cells Producers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31

Table 16: Leading PV Module Suppliers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Shipments by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31
Japanese Players to Ramp Up Production to Regain Share.....II-31
1$350
   Table 17: Japanese Leading Solar Cell Producers Ranked by Planned Capacity (In MW): 2010-2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-321$350
   Major Photovoltaic Power Plants.....II-33
Table 18: Major Photovoltaic Power Plants in the World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-33
1$350
   Solar Competitiveness.....II-34
Prices of Solar Panels Drop Significantly.....II-34
1$100
   Rising Ecological Economy Spurs Solar Market.....II-35
Increasing Pollution Levels: Ringing Alarm Bells.....II-35
1$100
   Photovoltaic Systems: An Introduction.....II-36
Working of a Solar Cell.....II-36
1$100
   Advantages.....II-37
Disadvantages.....II-37
Cost.....II-37
1$100
   Characterization of Solar Cells in Terms of PCE and QE.....II-38
Prevalent Solar Cell Technologies.....II-38
1$100
   Components and Accessories of a PV (Photovoltaic) System.....II-39
Solar Panels.....II-39
1$100
   Storage Devices.....II-40
Batteries.....II-40
Power Conditioning Equipment.....II-40
Inverters.....II-40
Auxiliary Power Systems.....II-40
Solar Thermal Generating Systems.....II-40
Collector Systems.....II-40
1$100
   Amonix Inc’s PV Concentration System.....II-41
Solar Hot Water Heating Equipment.....II-41
Active Systems.....II-41
Space Heating.....II-41
Solar Powered Lasers.....II-41
1$100
   Classification of Solar Cells.....II-42
Crystalline Solar Cells.....II-42
Single Crystalline Silicon Cells.....II-42
Poly Crystalline Silicon Cells.....II-42
1$100
   Thin Film Solar Cells.....II-43
Advantages of Thin Film Solar Cells.....II-43
1$100
   A Technical View of Different Thin Film Technologies.....II-44
Copper Indium Diselinide (CIS)-based Solar Cells.....II-44
CuInSe2-based Solar Cells.....II-44
a-SiH-based Solar Cells.....II-44
CdTe-based Solar Cells.....II-44
Comparison between Thin-Film and Crystalline Solar Panels.....II-44
1$100
   Categories of Solar Panels.....II-45
Low Voltage/Low Power Panels.....II-45
Small Panels.....II-45
Large Panels.....II-45
Solar Cell Technologies.....II-45
1$100
   First Generation.....II-46
Second Generation.....II-46
Third Generation.....II-46
Comparison of Different Generations of PV Technologies.....II-46
Raw Materials and Production Process.....II-46
Semiconductor Materials Used.....II-46
1$100
   Aluminum: The Best Back Plane Material.....II-47
Solar Cell Production Process.....II-47
1$100
   Solar Power Applications.....II-48
Space.....II-48
Building Integrated PV (BIPV):.....II-48
Corrosion Protection:.....II-48
Electric Fences:.....II-48
1$100
   Remote Lighting Systems:.....II-49
Telecommunications:.....II-49
Solar Water Pumping:.....II-49
Photovoltaic Electricity:.....II-49
1$100
   Rural Electrification:.....II-50
Portable Light:.....II-50
Water Treatment Systems:.....II-50
Hot Water:.....II-50
Emergency Medicines Storage:.....II-50
1$100
   Aeration Systems:.....II-51
PV System Types.....II-51
Off-Grid Systems.....II-51
Off-Grid Domestic Systems.....II-51
Off-Grid Non-Domestic Systems.....II-51
Grid Connected Systems.....II-51
Grid-Connected Distributed Systems.....II-51
Grid-Connected Centralized Systems.....II-51
1$100
   SANYO Introduces New HIT Power Solar Modules.....II-52
Rautaruukki Oyj Develops Fully-Integrated Solar Panel Facade.....II-52
Honeywell Introduces Honeywell Solarc RPV.....II-52
1$100
   Q-Cells Launches Q-Smart Thin Film Modules.....II-53
Motech Industries Launches IM54 Multi-Crystalline Module.....II-53
SolarWorld Introduces Sunmodule™ Plus Polycrystalline Solar Panels.....II-53
1$100
   Renesas Electronics Launches Small Circuit Board for Solar Panels.....II-54
DuPont and Fujipream Introduces Thinnest c-Si Photovoltaic Module.....II-54
STMicroelectronics Launches SPV1001.....II-54
1$100
   Evergreen Solar Launches ES-A String Ribbon Solar Panel Series.....II-55
SoloPower Introduces SFX1-i Photovoltaic Module.....II-55
OPEL Solar Introduces Mk-IX HCPV Solar Panel.....II-55
1$100
   Global Solar Energy Launches PowerFLEX BIPV Module.....II-56
Kaneka Introduces Soltilex PV Module.....II-56
Honeywell International Expands PowerShield Backing Systems' Line.....II-56
1$100
   National Semiconductor Launches SM3320 SolarMagic Smart Panel Chipset.....II-57
Solutia Unveils Saflex® PS41 PVB Encapsulant.....II-57
Evergreen Solar to Rollout ES-D and ES-E Series Solar Panels.....II-57
1$100
   Greendix Rollout Unique Shaped Crystalline Silicon Solar Panels.....II-58
National Semiconductor and Green Energy Solar Develops SolarMagic Smart Panels.....II-58
Evergreen Solar Unveils ES-A Series Solar Panels.....II-58
1$100
   SunPower Introduces E19 Series Solar Panels.....II-59
Solarmer Energy Develops Decorative Photovoltaic Glass Panels.....II-59
Aide Solar Energy Technology Launches New Poly- Crystalline Black Frame Solar
  Panels.....II-59
Global Solar Energy Launches PowerFlex BIPV Range of Stick-On Solar Modules.....II-59
1$100
   JA Solar Holdings Launches SECIUM Line of Superior Solar Cells.....II-60
Bosch Solar Energy Launches Bosch Solar Cell M 3BB.....II-60
Bosch Solar Energy Introduces Innovative Installation System for Solar Modules.....II-60
CNPV Solar Power Introduces Premium PV Modules Series.....II-60
1$100
   Victron Energy Unveils BlueSolar Panels.....II-61
Canadian Solar Launches Roof-Mounting NewEdge Solar Panels.....II-61
Motech Industries Launches Two Poly-Crystalline Modules.....II-61
1$100
   Owens Corning Launches Solar Panel Array.....II-62
Konarka Technologies Launches Konarka Power Plastic 20 Series.....II-62
SunPower Launches SunPower 315 Solar Panel.....II-62
SANYO Launches HIT Power® N Series Solar Panels.....II-62
1$100
   Sharp Introduces Solar Power Generation System.....II-63
Akeena Launches Andalay Solar Panels.....II-63
Belden Rolls Out UL-Type PV Solar Cables.....II-63
1$100
   LG Launches LG GD510.....II-64
Evergreen Solar Unveils New Solar Panels of ES-C Series.....II-64
Mitsubishi Electric Rolls Out New PV Modules.....II-64
1$100
   LG Electronics Launches Environment Friendly Mobiles.....II-65
Samsung Introduces New Eco-Friendly Phone.....II-65
1$100
   Los Angeles Metro Launches a Renewable and Energy Efficient Power Project at Transit
  Facility.....II-66
HORIBA STEC to Launch Residual Gas Analyzer.....II-66
1$100
   UW-Rock County Launches Solar Panels.....II-67
Nanosolar Launches Nanosolar Utility Panel™.....II-67
Capacitec Launches Series of Parallelism Sensor Systems and Non-Contact Capacitive
  Gap.....II-67
1$100
   Marsh and Munich Re to Unveil Insurance Tool.....II-68
Solaren to Introduce Solar Panels.....II-68
Morristown Launches Solar Panels.....II-68
Sanyo Launches HIT Double Solar Panel.....II-68
Morgan Solar Launches Sun Simba HCPV System.....II-68
1$100
   Day4 Energy Launches Solar Panel Technology.....II-69
Nissan Introduces Nuvu.....II-69
LINAK Launches Series of Actuator Systems.....II-69
Xantrex Launches Xantrex Gateway.....II-69
1$100
   OCS Energy Launches SolarWash™.....II-70
Solyndra Launches Solar Photovoltaic System.....II-70
SolarFrameWorks Launches PowerBoost.....II-70
1$100
   Concordia Homes Launches Solar-Powered Residence in Nevada.....II-711$100
   Real Goods Solar and Earth Friendly Energy Group Holdings Enter into Merger
  Agreement.....II-72
KDC Solar Inks Agreement with SPI and LDK Solar.....II-72
Solarhybrid Enters into Strategic Partnership with Suntech Power Holdings.....II-72
Solar Topps and Schott Solar Sign Supply Agreement.....II-72
1$100
   Flextronics to Produce Solar Panels for SunEdison.....II-73
SunBorne Energy Technologies and Suntech Power Holdings Sign Contract for Solar
  Projects in India.....II-73
SunPower Enters into Supply Agreement with Toshiba for Solar Panels.....II-73
Noble Solar Industries and Four Rivers BioEnergy Sign MoU.....II-73
1$100
   CEIAB Approves Just-Roof™ BIPV System from Suntech Power Holdings.....II-74
Stion Inks Incentive Agreement with State of Mississippi.....II-74
Sempra Generation Selects Suntech Power Holdings and Zachry Holdings.....II-74
1$100
   Phoenix Solar and Solarta Enters into Contract.....II-75
General Electric to Set Up Photovoltaic Panel Factory.....II-75
Schott Solar to Expand Wafer Capacity.....II-75
1$100
   Intel Signs Manufacturing Consulting Agreement with MiaSolé.....II-76
Kyocera Obtains Solar Module Supply Contract.....II-76
Kyocera to Expand Production capacity.....II-76
JA Solar Enters into Partnership with Jabil Circuit.....II-76
1$100
   JA Solar Holdings Enters into Joint Venture with MEMC Electronic Materials.....II-77
Gehrlicher Solar and GE Commence Construction of Solar Power Plant.....II-77
Bosch Solar Energy Establishes Solar Park.....II-77
Bosch Solar Energy Broadens Photovoltaic Production.....II-77
Yingli Green Energy Signs Supply Agreements with Huanghe Hydropower.....II-77
1$100
   Yingli Green Energy Collaborates with Super Tool and YHS.....II-78
Yingli Americas Signs Supply Agreement with Borrego Solar.....II-78
Siemens Energy Inks Framework Agreement with Suntech Power.....II-78
Munich Re Enters into Agreement with SunPower for New Solar Power System.....II-78
1$100
   Rancho California Water District Enters into Agreement with SunPower.....II-79
Deutsche Bank Collaborates with SANYO Electric.....II-79
Q-Cells Deploys Solar Modules at Largest Solar Power Plant.....II-79
Q-Cells Collaborates with Fraunhofer CSP for Opening New Module Technology
  Centre.....II-79
1$100
   Nanosolar Inks Long Term Supply Agreements.....II-80
Q-Cells Issues Q-Cells YIELD SECURITY Seal of Quality for Next Generation Solar
  Products.....II-80
1$100
   Yingli Group Commences Construction of a PV Industry Base in Tianjin.....II-81
Kromet International Enters into an Agreement with Sharp Electronics.....II-81
Sunvalley Solar Inks Supply Agreement with TianWei Solar Films.....II-81
TBEA Xinjiang New Energy Enters into an Agreement with Xi'an High-Tech Industries
  Development Zone.....II-81
1$100
   First Solar Acquires RayTracker.....II-82
Parity Solar Gets MCS Accreditation for Thin Film PV Modules.....II-82
Bosch Solar Energy’s Solar Modules Receive MCS Certification.....II-82
Motech Modules Accredited with Newer Approvals.....II-82
1$100
   Suntech's Just-Roof Attains CEIAB Approval.....II-83
Q-Cells Acquires VDE certificate.....II-83
Total Announces Plans to Construct New Solar Panel Plant in France.....II-83
JinkoSolar Enters into Agreement with Leading PV Company.....II-83
1$100
   Solarmag Acquires Rivma Invest.....II-84
Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroeletronics Enters into Joint Venture.....II-84
Grape Solar Enters into Partnership with President Solar.....II-84
SunPower Enters into Partnership with Flextronics.....II-84
1$100
   Solar Semiconductor Enters into Strategic Partnership with Sonepar.....II-85
Wild Brush Energy inks LOI with Auxin Solar.....II-85
Suntech Power Holdings Enters into Agreement with Solar Plant.....II-85
China Solar Power Inks Investment Agreement with Suzhou Industrial Park.....II-85
Suntech to Establish Manufacturing Plant in Arizona.....II-85
1$100
   Sanyo to Provide HIT Solar Panels to PV Power Plant.....II-86
Sharp Electronics Collaborates with SkyPower and SunEdison.....II-86
Suntech Power Holdings to Collaborate with Bangchak Petroleum.....II-86
Horizon Power Selects SunPower for the Installation of Solar Tracking Systems.....II-86
1$100
   Suntech Power Holdings Inks Agreement with Azure Power.....II-87
Miasole Partners with Prologis.....II-87
Phoenix Solar Signs Framework Agreement with MiaSole.....II-87
1$100
   NWT Selects Evergreen Solar for Solar Panels.....II-88
Tigo Energy to Collaborate with Suntech.....II-88
Dyesol and CSIRO to Collaborate for Developing High Performance DSC Technology.....II-88
1$100
   Bosch Solar Energy Installs Onsite Solar Panels in US.....II-89
Dyesol Inks Letter of Intent with Umicore to Form Alliance for Dye Solar Cell
  Market.....II-89
Bosch Solar Energy Collaborates with Johanna Solar Technology.....II-89
Dyesol Collaborates with Pilkington North America to Form DyeTec Solar.....II-89
1$100
   Dyesol Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore Aerospace Manufacturing
  Pte.....II-90
JA Solar Holdings and Innovalight Ink Strategic Agreements.....II-90
1$100
   JA Solar Holdings to Take Over Shanghai Jinglong Solar Technology.....II-91
JA Solar Holdings Enters into Partnership with ECN.....II-91
Kyocera to Provide Solar Modules for Solar Farm Project in Thailand.....II-91
Kinney Construction Services Installs KYOCERA Solar's KD210 Multi-Crystalline Solar
  Panels.....II-91
1$100
   KYOCERA to Commence Manufacturing at New Facility.....II-92
KYOCERA Begins Solar Module Manufacturing in California.....II-92
Beck Energy Collaborates with Nanosolar for First Solar Power Plant.....II-92
Q-Cells Collaborates with Innotech Solar.....II-92
SANYO Electric to Increase HIT® Solar Cell Modules Production Capacity of Shiga and
  Nishikinohama Factories.....II-92
1$100
   Sharp to Increase Solar Cell Module Production Capacity of UK Manufacturing
  Unit.....II-93
Sharp Enters into Agreement with NED for Thai Solar Power Plants Establishment.....II-93
Sharp Commences Operations at GREEN FRONT SAKAI Plant.....II-93
Sharp, ST Microelectronics and EGP enters into a joint venture agreement.....II-93
1$100
   Suntech Power Holdings to Take Over Wafer Manufacturing Facility in China.....II-94
University of New South Wales Collaborates with Suntech Power Holdings and Silex Solar
  for Solar Cells Research.....II-94
1$100
   Energy Conversion Devices and Solar Integrated Technologies Merge.....II-95
China Gengsheng Minerals Commences Trial Production of Abrasives Product.....II-95
Centron Solar to Establish Sales Hub.....II-95
Panasonic to Acquire Controlling Interest in Sanyo Electric.....II-95
Angolan bank BPA to Buy Qimonda Solar Plant.....II-95
First Solar Takes Over Optisolar’s PV Projects.....II-95
1$100
   Sunrise Consulting Group to Establish New Subsidiary.....II-96
Clairvoyant Energy and Xtreme Power Enter into Agreement.....II-96
Silex Systems Purchases Sydney Olympic Park Plant.....II-96
Sunfilm and Sontor Merge.....II-96
NRG Solar Purchases First Solar’s Solar Generation Plant.....II-96
1$100
   Shenzhen Xinhonglian Solar Energy Inks MoU with Bakhu Holdings.....II-97
Robert Bosch Acquires Stake in Aleo.....II-97
Mac1 Industries Inks Agreement with IAGreen.....II-97
First Solar Acquires Solar Projects Pipeline from OptiSolar.....II-97
1$100
   China Winsaint Solar Inks Agreement with Blackhawk.....II-98
Suntech Power to Establish Facility in Arizona.....II-98
Siemens to Acquire Solel Solar.....II-98
AU Optronics to Acquire Controlling Stake in M. Setek.....II-98
China Solar Power Purchases ThinSilicon.....II-98
Petra Solar and BP Solar to Extend Collaboration.....II-98
1$100
   BP Solar and Jabil Circuit Ink Agreement for Manufacturing Solar Modules.....II-99
Dyesol Sets Up Dyesol Japan.....II-99
Timo Technology and Dyesol Make Additional Investment in Dyesol-Timo.....II-99
Merck and Dyesol Ink Agreement.....II-99
1$100
   Dyesol Joins Project on Development of Dye Solar Cells.....II-100
Jiawei Solarchina and Evergreen Solar Commences Construction of New Manufacturing
  Plants.....II-100
Evergreen Solar Inks Agreements with Hubei Science & Technology Investment and Jiawei
  Solarchina.....II-100
1$100
   Evergreen Solar Establishes New Headquarters.....II-101
Evergreen Solar and RMT Ink Agreement.....II-101
SunPower and SunRay Establish Power Plant.....II-101
1$100
   SunPower and FPL Group Ink Supply Agreement.....II-102
Nanosolar Completes Development of Panel Factory in Germany and Begins Serial
  Production at San Jose Plant.....II-102
SunPower Signs Agreement with Xcel Energy to Develop Solar PV Power Generating
  Plant.....II-102
Mulk Holding to Establish Solar Panel Facility in Sharjah.....II-102
1$100
   NH Hoteles Inks Agreement with Isofotón.....II-103
BP Solar and RGE Energy Enter into Partnership.....II-103
Veeco Instruments Purchases Mill Lane Engineering.....II-103
1$100
   Xtreme Energetics and HP Ink Agreement.....II-104
Intel to Establish New Company.....II-104
Probe Manufacturing Inks Letter of Intent to Acquire Solar Masters.....II-104
Solar Thin Films Purchases Stake in Weihai BlueStar Photovoltaic.....II-104
Solutia Sets up Saflex® Photovoltaic Business.....II-104
1$100
   Borevind Purchases Stake in Gallivare PhotoVoltaic.....II-105
Dyesol Establishes New Production Plants.....II-105
Permasteelisa and ERG Renew Collaborate with Dyesol Italia for Developing DSC
  Panels.....II-105
Evergreen Solar Commences Expansion of Manufacturing Facility.....II-105
1$100
   GE Energy Enters into Partnership with GAF Material Corporation.....II-106
GE Energy Acquires Additional Interest in PrimeStar Solar.....II-106
Mitsubishi to Expand Production Capacity.....II-106
1$100
   Suntech and Akeena Solar Sign License Agreement.....II-1071$100
   BP Solar International, Inc. (US).....II-108
Bosch Solar Energy AG (Germany).....II-108
Dyesol Ltd. (Australia).....II-108
1$100
   EniPower S.p.A. (Italy).....II-109
Evergreen Solar, Inc. (US).....II-109
E-Ton Solar Tech Co., Ltd. (Taiwan).....II-109
Flisom AG (Switzerland).....II-109
GE Energy (US).....II-109
1$100
   Global Solar Energy, Inc. (US).....II-110
Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. (US).....II-110
Isofotón SA (Spain).....II-110
1$100
   JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (China).....II-111
Kyocera Corporation (Japan).....II-111
Matrix Solar Technologies, Inc. (US).....II-111
1$100
   Miasolé (US).....II-112
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan).....II-112
Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Limited (India).....II-112
Motech Industries, Inc. (Taiwan).....II-112
1$100
   Nanosolar, Inc. (US).....II-113
Primestar Solar (US).....II-113
Q-Cells Se (Germany).....II-113
Sanyo Solar (Japan).....II-113
Sharp Corporation (Japan).....II-113
1$100
   Signet Solar, Inc. (US).....II-114
Sunpower Corporation (US).....II-114
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (China).....II-114
1$100
   Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd. (China).....II-1151$100
   Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1161$350
   Table 20: World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1171$350
   Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1181$350
   Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1191$350
   Table 23: World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1201$350
   Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1211$350
   Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Product Type -Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1221$350
   Table 26: World Historic Review for Solar Panels by Product Type Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel Independently Analyzed by Annual Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1231$350
   Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Product Type- Percentage Breakdown of Installations for Thin-Film Solar Panel and Crystalline Solar Panel for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1241$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-125
Solar Energy Sector – A US Perspective.....II-125
Robust Outlook for Solar PV Installations.....II-125
1$100
   Table 28: US PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of PV Installed Capacity by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-126
California Leads Solar PV Installations in the US.....II-126
1$350
   Table 29: PV Installations in the US (2010): Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Capacity by State (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-127
Solar Panels Market - Current Scenario.....II-127
1$350
   Key Statistical Findings.....II-128
Table 30: US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Segment - Cells & Modules (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-128

Table 31: US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Domestic Shipments by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-128

Table 32: US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Domestic Shipments by Consumer Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-128
1$350
   Competitive Landscape.....II-129
Table 33: US Solar Cells Market (2010): Market Share Breakdown of Cell Production by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-129
Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cell Revs up the Engine of Growth.....II-129
1$350
   Table 34: US Solar Cells & Modules Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-130

Table 35: US Cells and Modules Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Crystalline Silicon, Thin-Film Silicon, and Concentrator Silicon Cells and Modules Shipments by Market Segment - Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Electric Power, and Transportation (% based on kWp shipped) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-130
1$350
   Market Trends/Issues.....II-131
Price Declines to Promote New Installations.....II-131
Factors Responsible for Falling Solar Module Prices.....II-131
Grid Expansion: A Costly Affair.....II-131
1$100
   Home Solar Panel Installations Increase.....II-132
Increasing Production Capacity: Positive Signs.....II-132
Utility Companies: Playing a Major Role.....II-132
Government Initiatives.....II-132
1$100
   Promoting PV in the US: A Look at Various Government Programs.....II-1331$100
   The Future of PV.....II-134
The Blueprint.....II-134
DOE: The Fund Provider for PV Research.....II-134
Product Launches.....II-134
10$375
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-14411$425
   Select US Players.....II-1553$175
   B. Market Analytics.....II-158
Table 36: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-158
1$350
   Table 37: US Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1591$350
   Table 38: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1601$350
   Table 39: US Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1611$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-162
Solar Energy to Grow in Canada.....II-162
Table 40: Canadian PV Market (2010): Breakdown of Annual PV Power Installed (in MW) by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-162
End Use Market.....II-162
1$350
   Equipment Market.....II-163
PV Technology: The Prospects.....II-163
The Barriers.....II-163
Government Initiatives Over the Years.....II-163
1$100
   Product Launches.....II-164
Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-164
2$125
   B. Market Analytics.....II-166
Table 41: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-166
1$350
   Table 42: Canadian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1671$350
   Table 43: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1681$350
   Table 44: Canadian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1691$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-170
Outlook.....II-170
Solar Panel Market to Witness Rise in Installations.....II-170
1$100
   Demystifying Japan’s Success in Solar Energy.....II-1711$100
   PV Production Scenario.....II-172
Solar Cell Makers Make Strategic Moves to Regain Market Share.....II-172
Solar Companies Increasing Production.....II-172
Table 45: Japanese Leading Solar Cells Producers (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Q-Cells, Sharp Electronics, Suntech Power and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-172
1$350
   Solar Projects.....II-173
Sunshine Projects: Making the Sun Shine in Japan.....II-173
GENESIS Project: World Wide Web of PV Power Generating Systems.....II-173
1$100
   The NEDO Contribution.....II-174
NEDO’s Select R & D Projects.....II-174
Innovative PV Developments.....II-174
1$100
   Development of Advanced PV Modules.....II-175
Super High-Efficiency Compound Solar Cells.....II-175
The METI Strategy.....II-175
Table 46: National Budget for PV Power Generation by METI (2009): Breakdown of Budget by Allocation Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-175
1$350
   Market Trends/Issues.....II-176
Grid Connected PV: Increasing Market Share.....II-176
Table 47: Japanese Solar PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Power by Installation Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-176
Bridging the Gap Between Conventional and PV Power Tariffs.....II-176
1$350
   Equipment Costs: The Core Issue.....II-177
Product Launches.....II-177
2$125
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-1793$175
   Select Japanese Players.....II-1821$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-183
Table 48: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-183
1$350
   Table 49: Japanese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1841$350
   Table 50: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1851$350
   Table 51: Japanese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1861$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-187
Solar Panels Market – Current & Future Analysis.....II-187
A Snapshot of the European Energy Mix.....II-187
Table 52: European New Nominal Installed Capacity by Energy Source (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nominal Installed Capacity for Wind Power, Gas-Fired Power Stations, Photovoltaics, Oil, Coal-Fired Power Stations, Hydro, Biomass, CSP, and Nuclear Power (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-187
The PV Market Overview.....II-187
1$350
   Status of PV Tariffs and Related Subsidies in Select EU Countries.....II-1882$125
   Factors Driving Growth.....II-190
Germany Emerges as the European Leader.....II-190
1$100
   Challenging Future Ahead for European Solar Panel Market.....II-191
Product Launches.....II-191
2$125
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-1931$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-194
Table 53: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-194
1$350
   Table 54: European Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1951$350
   Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1961$350
   Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1971$350
   Table 57: European Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008.....II-1981$350
   Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1991$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-200
Outlook.....II-200
Solar Usage in France.....II-200
Table 59: French Solar PV Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Installed PV Power by Installation Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-200
Governmental Support and Funding.....II-200
1$350
   A Glance at the French Solar Photovoltaic Power Market.....II-2011$100
   Product Launches.....II-202
Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-202
1$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-203
Table 60: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-203
1$350
   Table 61: French Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2041$350
   Table 62: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2051$350
   Table 63: French Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2061$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-207
The German Solar Energy Market: A Review.....II-207
1$100
   Table 64: German Renewable Energy Electricity Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Electricity Generated by Energy Source - Wind, Hydro, Biogas, Bio energy Solid, Photovoltaics, Bio energy Liquid and Geothermal (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-208
Solar Panel Market Soars in 2009.....II-208
High Subsidies: The Major Stimulants.....II-208
1$350
   Trends/Issues.....II-209
German Solar Panel Industry Challenged by Several Factors.....II-209
PV Tariffs to Reach Conventional Tariffs.....II-209
Companies Increasing Production, Seeking Newer Materials.....II-209
1$100
   Technological Development.....II-210
Product Launches.....II-210
1$100
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-2115$225
   B. Market Analytics.....II-216
Table 65: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-216
1$350
   Table 66: German Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2171$350
   Table 67: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2181$350
   Table 68: German Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2191$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-220
Solar Panel Market in Italy on Rise.....II-220
Table 69: PV Power in Italy by Application (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed, Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-220
Competitive Scenario.....II-220
1$350
   Research Programs.....II-221
Technological Development.....II-221
Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-221
2$125
   B. Market Analytics.....II-223
Table 70: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-223
1$350
   Table 71: Italian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2241$350
   Table 72: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2251$350
   Table 73: Italian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2261$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-227
Current & Future Analysis.....II-227
Overview.....II-227
Table 74: PV Power in the United Kingdom by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic and Grid-Connected Distributed Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-227
Government Initiatives.....II-227
1$350
   PV Programs.....II-228
National Program for Photovoltaics.....II-228
DTI Sustainable Energy R&D Program.....II-228
1$100
   Renewables Obligation.....II-229
Northern Ireland PV Market.....II-229
Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-229
2$125
   B. Market Analytics.....II-231
Table 75: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-231
1$350
   Table 76: UK Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2321$350
   Table 77: UK Recent Past, Current and Future for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2331$350
   Table 78: UK Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2341$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-235
Outlook.....II-235
Overview of Spanish Solar PV Industry.....II-235
1$100
   Table 79: PV Power in Spain by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid and Grid-Connected Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-236
Solar Panel Market Witnesses Wattage Oversupply.....II-236
Developments in the Field of Solar Energy.....II-236
Issues Before the Industry.....II-236
1$350
   The Technology Scenario.....II-237
PV Programs.....II-237
PV Installations in Spain.....II-237
The Tudela Project.....II-237
Isofotón SA - A Key Player.....II-237
1$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-238
Table 80: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-238
1$350
   Table 81: Spanish Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2391$350
   Table 82: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2401$350
   Table 83: Spanish Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2411$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-242
Review of Select Regional Markets.....II-242
Austria.....II-242
Table 84: Newly Installed PV Power in Austria by Application - Standalone, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized in 2010 (In kW).....II-242
Poland.....II-242
1$350
   Russia.....II-243
Product Launches.....II-243
1$100
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-2442$125
   Select Player.....II-246
B. Market Analytics.....II-246
Table 85: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-246
1$350
   Table 86: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2471$350
   Table 87: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2481$350
   Table 88: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2491$350
   A. Market Analytics.....II-250
Overview.....II-250
Taiwan and China Gain Visibility on the Global Landscape.....II-250
2$125
   B. Market Analytics.....II-252
Table 89: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-252
1$350
   Table 90: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2531$350
   Table 91: Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2541$350
   Table 92: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2551$350
   Table 93: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2561$350
   Table 94: Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Solar Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Installations for Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2571$350
   A. Market Analytics.....II-258
Outlook.....II-258
PV Market – An Overview.....II-258
Table 95: PV Power in Australia by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-258
Support for Solar Energy.....II-258
1$350
   Competitive Scenario.....II-259
Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-259
2$125
   Dyesol Ltd. – A Key Player In Australia.....II-2611$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-262
Table 96: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-262
1$350
   Table 97: Australian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2631$350
   Table 98: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2641$350
   Table 99: Australian Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2651$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-266
China Poised to Become Major Solar Energy Consumer.....II-266
1$100
   Government Policies for Long Term Growth of PV Industry.....II-267
China to Lead in Global Solar Panel Consumption.....II-267
1$100
   Chinese Solar Industry Outweighs Japan in Solar Production.....II-268
China to Commence Mass-Production of Thin-film Photovoltaic Cell.....II-268
1$100
   Product Launches.....II-2691$100
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-2705$275
   Select Chinese Players.....II-2752$125
   B. Market Analytics.....II-277
Table 100: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-277
1$350
   Table 101: Chinese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2781$350
   Table 102: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2791$350
   Table 103: Chinese Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2801$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-281
Outlook.....II-281
The Emerging Market.....II-281
Table 104: PV Power in Korea by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-281
Renewable Energy Market in Korea Expected to Grow in Near Term.....II-281
1$350
   The Solar Scenario: Increasing Government Support.....II-2821$100
   Competitive Scenario.....II-283
B. Market Analytics.....II-283
Table 105: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-283
1$350
   Table 106: South Korean Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2841$350
   Table 107: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2851$350
   Table 108: South Korean Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2861$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-287
Outlook.....II-287
Overview of Select Regional Markets.....II-287
Hong Kong.....II-287
PV Market – An Overview.....II-287
Government Support.....II-287
PV Projects.....II-287
1$100
   India.....II-288
Leading the Sun Brigade.....II-288
Solar PV Industry in India: A Quick Primer.....II-288
1$100
   Barriers to PV Industry.....II-289
Manufacturing Scenario.....II-289
Table 109: Solar PV Modules Production in India by Technology (2010): Percentage Breakdown for Crystalline silicon (C-Si) and Thin Film or amorphous silicon (a-Si) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-289
Solar Photovoltaic Applications in India: At a Glance.....II-289
1$350
   Solar PV Systems Applications in India.....II-290
Government Initiatives.....II-290
1$100
   Competitive Scenario.....II-291
Solar Power: The Sunny Side of Energy.....II-291
Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Limited – A key Player in India.....II-291
Taiwan.....II-291
1$100
   Government Incentives in Taiwan: A Quick Review.....II-292
PV Suppliers Gathering at Science Parks: A Major Trend.....II-292
1$100
   Select Players.....II-293
Thailand.....II-293
Introduction.....II-293
1$100
   Grid Electricity Vs Solar Electricity.....II-294
Table 110: Grid Vs. Solar Electricity in Thailand: 1990-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-294
1$350
   Barriers to Solar Energy.....II-295
Solar Initiatives.....II-295
Solar Powered Homes.....II-295
Solar Energy Park.....II-295
1$100
   Product Launches.....II-2961$100
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....II-2973$175
   B. Market Analytics.....II-300
Table 111: Rest of Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-300
1$350
   Table 112: Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3011$350
   Table 113: Rest of Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3021$350
   Table 114: Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3031$350
   A. Market Analysis.....II-304
Middle East.....II-304
Table 115: PV Power in Israel by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, Grid-Connected Distributed and Grid-Connected Centralized Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-304
UAE.....II-304
Solar Panel Manufacturers to Witness Growth in UAE.....II-304
1$350
   Mexico.....II-305
Solar Electricity in Mexico.....II-305
Applications.....II-305
Table 116: PV Power in Mexico by Application (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Cumulative Installed PV Power by Off-Grid Domestic, Off-Grid Non-Domestic, and Grid-Connected Distributed Installations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-305
Product Launches.....II-305
2$350
   B. Market Analytics.....II-307
Table 117: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-307
1$350
   Table 118: Rest of World Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3081$350
   Table 119: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3091$350
   Table 120: Rest of World Historic Review for Solar Panels Market Analyzed by Installations in Megawatts for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3101$350
  
Total Companies Profiled: 203 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 231)

Region/Country Players

The United States 53 Canada 6 Japan 8 Europe 102 France 6 Germany 39 The United Kingdom 9 Italy 6 Spain 8 Rest of Europe 34 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 61 Africa 1
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