iSuppli’s Photovoltaics market research offers a rich package of services designed to tackle the business of PV, addressing questions on market size, growth potential, pricing, market share, competitive dynamics, and impacts. Our quarterly Trackers focus on the markets for raw material (polysilicon, solar wafers), PV cells/modules, and PV system demand or installations—delivering independent analysis and informed forecasts with updated market data captured by company/country to build a total market picture. Our monthly PV Perspectives features one or two current topics plus several event-driven subjects on their meaning and implications for industry/investment players alike. And the Excel-based PV Manufacturing and Capital Spending Tool, published 10 times a year, provides up-to-date info on company expansion plans, the impacts on spending for various manufacturing equipment types, and measures for production capacity. Other PV topics: solar research, solar technology, solar power trends, photovoltaic solar panels, energy management trends.
Products: Polysilicon; solar wafers; crystalline cells; crystalline modules; thin film modules.
Forecasts: 5-year annual; actual to latest quarter.
Measures: System installation; price (spot, contract, ASP); revenue; production capacity; shipment; inventory; ROI and payback time; regulatory environments.
Regions/Markets: Worldwide; major PV and high-growth countries; production site (city, country); company headquarters location.
Technologies: Siemens Process; Fluidized Bed Reactor Process (FBR): Upgraded Metallurgical Process; Monocrystalline wafers; Multicrystalline wafers; Crystalline cells; Crystalline modules; Thin Film modules (CdTe, aSi/μSi, CIS/CIGS/DSSC, other).