Solar Energy Equipment

Solar Energy 2017

Solar Energy Equipment 2017 - Global Markets, Technologies & Competition: 2017-2040 Analysis, Forecasts & Opportunities

New coverage includes global solar energy equipment market demand by type and region, competitive environment, equipment markets breakdown, and forecasts. Energy use and demand are forecasted to 2040.

This report presents a detailed overview of the global market for solar energy equipment markets by type, total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, regions, and analysis of competitive environment.

Published: January 2017. Over 200 pages. Over 150 tables and charts.

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Scope of Coverage

Scope of Coverage

Introduction

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology and Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Solar Energy Types Covered

  • Photovoltaics (PV)
    • First Generation
    • Second Generation
    • Third Generation

Solar Equipment Markets Covered

  • Semiconductors
    • Polysilicon
  • Glass
    • Flat
  • Anti-Reflective Coating
    • Silicon Dioxide
    • Titanium Dioxide
    • Indium-tin Dioxide
    • Other
  • Balance of Systems
    • Inverters/Converters
    • Batteries
    • Charge Controllers
    • Mounting Systems
    • Tracking Systems
    • Other

Geographic Coverage

  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Middle East

End-User Markets

  • Residential
  • Non-Residential
  • Utility

Time Frame

  • 2016 Base Year
  • 2017 Estimated
  • Forecasts 2017-2040

Section One: Technology Overview

Section One: Technology Overview

Process of Energy Generation for PV Technology

Types of PV Technology/Products and Equipment/Advanced Material Used

  • Panel
    • Semiconductors (N-type, P-type): Polysilicon
      • Single crystalline silicon
      • Multi crystalline silicon
      • Amorphous silicon
      • Copper indium diselenide (CIS)
      • Cadmium telluride (CdTe)
      • Thin-film silicon
      • Gallium arsenide (GaAs)
    • Wafers and Ingots
    • Modules
      • Crystalline
        • Single crystalline silicon
        • Multi crystalline silicon
      • Thin-Film
        • Amorphous silicon
        • Copper indium diselenide (CIS)
        • Cadmium telluride (CdTe)
        • Thin-film silicon
        • Gallium arsenide (GaAs)
      • Concentrating PV (High, Low)
    • Glass
      • Flat
    • Anti-reflective coating
      • Titanium dioxide
      • Indium tin dioxide
      • Silicon Nitride
      • Silica
      • Solgel
      • Zirconium oxide
      • Silicon dioxide
  • Balance of Systems H3
    • Structural
      • Mounting
        • Ground
        • Rooftop
      • Tracking
        • Dual Axis
        • Single Axis
      • Other
    • Electrical
      • Inverter
        • String
        • Central
        • Micro
      • Batteries
      • Other

Three Generations of Solar Cells (Applications)

  • First Generation: Single Junction Silicon Cells
    • Single Crystal Silicon
    • Multi-Crystal Silicon
  • Second Generation: Thin Film Cells
    • Cadmium Telluride
    • CIGS
    • Amorphous Silicon
  • Third Generation: Multi-Junction Cells
    • Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
    • OPV
    • Quantum Dots
    • Hot-Carrier
    • Intermediate Band-Gap
    • Collodial QD
    • Infrared

Comparison of Types

  • Technology
  • Efficiency (Commercial/Laboratory)
  • Cost (PPW)
  • Most Used/Produced

Transmission and Distribution

  • Off grid vs. grid-tied PV's

Technology Advancements/Research and Development

Section Two: Market Overview

Section Two: Market Overview

Executive Summary

  • Trends by Product Type
  • Trends by Region
  • Trends by Technology
  • Future Outlook: 2015-2025

Comparison of Type of Alternative Energy

  • Bn USD
  • Quadrillion BTU

Global Demand of Energy (All Types)

PV Demand by Region

  • Europe
  • Americas
  • MEA
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • ROW

Global Demand of PV Energy by Year

Major Producers of PV Technology (Cumulative Installed)

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • USA
  • China
  • France
  • Australia
  • UK
  • India
  • ROW

Major Producers of PV Technology (Added (2015) Installed)

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • USA
  • China
  • France
  • Australia
  • UK
  • India
  • ROW

Major PV Companies 2015 Revenue/Marketshare

  • Trina Solar
  • Canadian Solar
  • Yingli Solar
  • Hanwha SolarOne
  • Jinko Solar
  • JA Solar
  • ReneSola
  • First Solar
  • Sunpower
  • Kyocera
  • Sharp
  • Solarworld
  • SMA
  • Other

PV Market by Application (Installed Capacity)

  • First Generation
  • Second Generation
  • Third Generation

Global Consumption of PV Energy by End-User

  • Residential
  • Non-residential
  • Utility

Total PV Equipment Market

  • Semiconductor
  • Glass
  • ARC
  • Inverters
  • Batteries
  • Mounting Equipment
  • Tracking Equipment
  • Other

Factors Affecting the Demand for PV Energy

Future Outlook for PV Energy

  • Demand Trends
  • Technological Advancement/R&D
    • Materials
    • Energy Generation
    • Transmission & Distribution
  • Social/Political Factors

Section Three: Modules/Semiconductors (Polysilicon)/Wafers

Section Three: Modules/Semiconductors (Polysilicon)/Wafers

Polysilicon Demand by Region (Tons, Bn USD)

  • Europe
  • Americas
  • MEA
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • ROW

Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • USA
  • China
  • France
  • Australia
  • UK
  • India
  • ROW

Polysilicon Market by End-User

  • Solar/PV Industry
  • Semiconductor Industry

Polysilicon Historical Pricing

  • 2010-2015

Polysilicon Historical Pricing

  • 2010-2015

Demand of Polysilicon by Module Type

  • Single crystal
  • Multi crystal

Polysilicon Companies Production Capacity and Market Share

  • GCL-Poly
  • Wacker Polysilicon
  • Hemlock Semiconductor Corp
  • OCI
  • REC Silicon
  • SunEdison Inc
  • Tokuyama
  • M.Seteck Co
  • TBEA Silicon
  • Daqo New Energy
  • Other

Semiconductor Manufacturers

  • TSMC
  • Globalfoundries
  • UMC
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SMIC
  • Powerchip Technologies
  • TowerJazz
  • Vanguard International
  • Hoahong Grace Semiconductor
  • Other

Semiconductor Vendors

  • Intel
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SK Hynix
  • Qualcomm
  • Micron
  • TI
  • Toshiba
  • Broadcom
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Infineon
  • Other

Wafer Pricing

  • 2015-2020

Wafer Capacity by Module Type

  • Monocrystalline
  • Multicrystalline

Wafer Manufacturers Capacity/Production

Future Outlook

Section Four: Anti-Reflective Coating/Glass

Section Four: Anti-Reflective Coating/Glass

Global Demand of Flat Glass by Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Other

Flat Glass Market by End-User

  • Automotive
  • Furniture/Internal
  • Building windows
  • Solar
  • Other

Glass Market by PV Generation

  • First
  • Second

Glass Sales and Market Share

  • Asahi
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Guardian
  • PPG
  • NSG
  • Other

Global Demand for Anti Reflective Coating

  • USA
  • Asia Pacific
  • EU
  • ROW

ARC Demand by End-User

  • Automotive
  • Solar
  • Eyewear
  • Electronics
  • Other

ARC Market by Generation

  • First
  • Second

ARC Sales and Market Share

  • PPG
  • Rodenstock Gmbh
  • Honeywell
  • DSM
  • Guardian
  • Pilkington
  • ACG
  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • Essilor
  • Hoya Corp
  • Other

Glass/ARC Future Outlook

Section Five: Balance of Systems (BoS)

Section Five: Balance of Systems

Balance of Systems Markets by Product

  • Electrical
  • Structural
  • Monitoring/Testing
  • Other

Electrical Market by Product

  • Inverters
  • Batteries
  • Other

Inverter By Type

  • String
  • Central
  • Micro

Batteries by Type

  • Lead Acid
  • Lead Carbon
  • Lithium Ion
  • Other

Structural Market by Product

  • Mounting Systems
  • Trackers

Mounting Systems by Type

  • Ground
  • Rooftop

Tracking Systems by Type

  • Dual Axis
  • Single Axis

BoS Market by End-User

  • Residential
  • Non-Residential
  • Utility

Global Demand of BoS by Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Middle East

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Factors Affecting Competition

Future Outlook

Section Six: Global PV Market by Country

Section Six: Global PV Market by Country

  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of EU
  • Japan
  • China
  • Rest of Asia
  • USA
  • ROW

List of Tables

List of Tables:

Section One

  • Table 1.1: Commercial Efficiency of Module by Type (%)
  • Table 1.2: Laboratory Efficiency of Module by Type (%)
  • Table 1.3: Cost of Module by Type (PPW)
  • Table 1.4: Total Technology Cost Breakdown (%)
  • Table 2.1: Comparison of Type of Alternative Energy by Total Equipment Market (Billion USD)

Section Two

  • Table 2.1a: Comparison of Type of Alternative Energy by Total Equipment Market (%)
  • Table 2.1b: Comparison of Type of Alternative Energy by Total Equipment Market (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 2.2 Global Demand of Energy All Types (Quadrillion BTU): 2015-2040
  • Table 2.2a Global Demand of Energy All Types (%): 2015-2040
  • Table 2.2b Global Demand of Energy All Types (Yr-Yr): 2015-2040
  • Table 2.3: Global Demand of Energy by Type (Quadrillion btu): 2010-2040
  • Table 2.3a: Global Demand of Energy by Type (%): 2010-2040
  • Table 2.3b: Global Demand of Energy by Type (Yr-Yr): 2010-2040
  • Table 2.4: PV Demand by Region 2015-2020 (Cumulative GW)
  • Table 2.4a: PV Demand by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 2.4b: PV Demand by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 2.5: Global Demand of PV Energy by Year (GW)
  • Table 2.6: Top Solar Producers (Total GW Installed Capacity (cumulative))
  • Table 2.6a: Top Solar Producers (% (cumulative))
  • Table 2.6b: Top Solar Producers (Yr-Yr (cumulative))
  • Table 2.7: Top Solar Producers 2015 added Capacity (GW Installed Capacity (2015))
  • Table 2.7a: Top Solar Producers 2015 added Capacity (% (2015))
  • Table 2.7b: Top Solar Producers 2015 added Capacity (Yr-Yr (2015))
  • Table 2.8: Major PV Companies 2015 Revenue (Billions USD)
  • Table 2.9: Major PV Companies 2015 Market Share (%)
  • Table 2.10: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by Application (GW)
  • Table 2.10a: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by Application (%)
  • Table 2.10b: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by Application (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 2.11: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by End User (GW)
  • Table 2.11a: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by End User (%)
  • Table 2.11b: PV Installed Capacity (2015) by End User (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 2.12: Total PV Equipment (bn USD)
  • Table 2.12a: Total PV Equipment (%)
  • Table 2.12b: Total PV Equipment (Yr-Yr)

Section Three

  • Table 3.1 Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (tons)
  • Table 3.1a Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 3.1b Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.2 Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 3.2a Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 3.2b Global Demand of Polysilicon by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.3 Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (tons)
  • Table 3.3a Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 3.3b Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.4 Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 3.4a Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 3.4b Global Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.5: Polysilicon Market by End-User (Thousand Metric Tons)
  • Table 3.5a: Polysilicon Market by End-User (%)
  • Table 3:5b: Polysilicon Market by End-User (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.6: Polysilicon Market by End-User (Bn USD)
  • Table 3.6a: Polysilicon Market by End-User (%)
  • Table 3:6b: Polysilicon Market by End-User (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.7: Polysilicon Pricing History (USD/Kg)
  • Table 3.8: First Generation Semiconductor Market by Product (tons)
  • Table 3.8a: First Generation Semiconductor Market by Product (%)
  • Table 3.8b: First Generation Semiconductor Market by Product (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.9: Semiconductor Companies Polysilicon Production Capacity (Thousand Metric Tons)
  • Table 3.9a: Semiconductor Companies Polysilicon Production Capacity (%)
  • Table 3.9b: Semiconductor Companies Polysilicon Production Capacity (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.10: Semiconductor Companies 2015-2020 (% Market Share)
  • Table 3.11: Semiconductor Manufacturers 2013-2015 Revenue (Mn USD)
  • Table 3.11a: Semiconductor Manufacturers 2013-2015 Revenue (%)
  • Table 3.11b: Semiconductor Manufacturers 2013-2015 Revenue (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.12: Semiconductor Vendors 2015 Revenue (Mn USD)
  • Table 3.12a: Semiconductor Vendors 2015 Revenue (%)
  • Table 3.13: Wafer Pricing 2015-2020 (USD/W)
  • Table 3.14: Wafer Capacity by Module Type 2015-2020 (GW)
  • Table 3.14a: Wafer Capacity by Module Type 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 3.14b: Wafer Capacity by Module Type 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 3.15: Wafer Manufacturers Capacity/Production
  • Table 3.16: Wafer Manufacturers

Section Four

  • Table 4.1: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (Million Tons)
  • Table 4.1a: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.1b: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.2: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.2a: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.2b: Demand for Flat Glass by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.3: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (Million Tons)
  • Table 4.3a: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.3b: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.4: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.4a: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.4b: Demand for Flat Glass by End User 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.5: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Million Tons)
  • Table 4.5a: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.5b: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.6: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.6a: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.6b: Solar Glass Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.7: Major Glass Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.7a: Major Glass Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.7b: Major Glass Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.8: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (Kt)
  • Table 4.8a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.8b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.9: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.9a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.9b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.10: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (Kt)
  • Table 4.10a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.10b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.11: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.11a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.11b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by End User 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.12: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Kt)
  • Table 4.12a: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.12b: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.13: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.13a: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.13b: Anti Reflective Coating Market Share by Generation 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 4.14: Major Anti Reflective Coating Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 4.14a: Major Anti Reflective Coating Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 4.14b: Major Anti Reflective Coating Companies Revenue 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)

Section Five

  • Table 5.1: Demand for BOS by Region 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.1a: Demand for BOS by Region 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.1b: Demand for BOS by Region 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.2: Demand for BOS by Type of Product 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.2a: Demand for BOS by Type of Product 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.2b: Demand for BOS by Type of Product 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.3: Demand for BOS Electrical Products 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.3a: Demand for BOS Electrical Products 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.3b: Demand for BOS Electrical Products 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.4: Demand for Inverters by Type 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.4a: Demand for Inverters by Type 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.4b: Demand for Inverters by Type 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.5: Demand for Batteries by Type 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.5a: Demand for Batteries by Type 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.5b: Demand for Batteries by Type 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.6: Demand for BOS Structural Products 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.6a: Demand for BOS Structural Products 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.6b: Demand for BOS Structural Products 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.7: Demand for Mounting Systems by Type 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.7a: Demand for Mounting Systems by Type 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.7b: Demand for Mounting Systems by Type 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.8: Demand for Tracking Systems by Type 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.8a: Demand for Tracking Systems by Type 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.8b: Demand for Tracking Systems by Type 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 5.9: Demand for BOS by End User 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 5.9a: Demand for BOS by End User 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 5.9b: Demand for BOS by End User 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)

Section Six

  • Table 6.1: Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (GW) (Cumulative)
  • Table 6.1a Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (%) (Cumulative)
  • Table 6.1b Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr) (Cumulative)
  • Table 6.2: Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (GW) (Added)
  • Table 6.2a Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (%) (Added)
  • Table 6.2b Installed Capacity for PV Energy by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr) (Added)
  • Table 6.3 Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (tons)
  • Table 6.3a Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.3b Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.4 Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 6.4a Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.4b Demand of Polysilicon by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.5: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (Million Tons)
  • Table 6.5a: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.5b: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.6: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 6.6a: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.6b: Demand for Flat Glass by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.7: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (Kt)
  • Table 6.7a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.7b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.8: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 6.8a: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.8b: Demand for Anti Reflective Coating by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.9: Demand for BOS by Country 2015-2020 (Bn USD)
  • Table 6.9a: Demand for BOS by Country 2015-2020 (%)
  • Table 6.9b: Demand for BOS by Country 2015-2020 (Yr-Yr)
  • Table 6.10: PV Market by Country, Technology 2015 (Bn USD)