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Global Solar Power Capacity to Reach 980 Gigawatts by 2020

A new report released yesterday by the Solar Energy Industries Association(SEIA) predicts that, by2020, global solar capacity could reach 980 gigawatts. One gigawatt (GW) is enough to power roughly 200,000 American homes. The report was released in Cancun, Mexico, where United Nationsleaders are meeting throughout early December in order to decide whether or not to extend […] Read more


GET to receive GT Solar milestone system to reach 1GW capacity $SOLR

Solar wafer company Green Energy Technology announced that it will reach milestone capacity 1GW with milestone system from GT SolarInternational Inc. (SOLR) the 2000th crystalline ingot growth furnace. “GET and GT Solar have developed a trusted partnership over many years,”said Hurlon Lin, president of GET. “GET respects intellectual properties and contracts with partners therefore have […] Read more


PV Market To Reach Nearly 17 GW This Year

The global PV market is forecast to exceed 16 GW in 2010, according to recently released projections from IMS Research. Demand for PV systems is predicted to more than double in 2010, withthe top five markets accounting for more than 13 GW, although slowergrowth is predicted in 2011. IMS Research says the release of its […] Read more


IMS Research Predicts Global PV Market to Reach Almost 17 GW in 2010

The global PV market is forecast to exceed 16 GW in 2010 according to recently released projections from IMS Research. Demand for PV systems is predicted to more than double in 2010, with the top five markets accounting for more than 13 GW, although much slower growth is predicted in 2011 according to the market […] Read more


Inverter Shipments Reach Record Numbers

Solar inverter shipments reached 4.9 GW in the second quarter of 2010 (Q2 2010), growing by 284%, according to IMS Research’s recently released report on the global inverter market. More than half of these shipments were forinstallations in Germany, which grew by 388% in Q2, driving totalshipments up to more than 8 GW for the […] Read more


BIPV Market to Reach $8.2 Billion by 2015

NanoMarkets predicts that the global BIPV market will reach $8.2 billion in revenues by 2015 driven by the cost advantage that BIPV can provide versus conventional PV solutions. Furthermore, BIPVprovides both the improved aesthetics and necessary energy efficiencythat will allow property developers and owners to better compete instagnating real estate markets. The report titled, “BuildingIntegrated […] Read more


Global PV Market to Reach 14.6 GW in 2010 Forecasts IMS Research

14.6 GW of new PV capacity willbe added worldwide in 2010 according to latest forecasts from IMSResearch. This 95% increase in installations will be driven by a numberof countries, most notably Germany. According to IMSResearch, the global PV market will almost double in 2010 toreach a massive 14.6 GW, nearly three times size of the […] Read more


Utility-Scale Energy Storage to Reach Nearly 150 GW by 2015

More than 128,000 megawatts of energy storage are currently attached tothe power grid worldwide, and more will be needed if renewable energysources are to be integrated into the modern electrical grid, accordingto ABI Research. Renewable energy sources typically areintermittent by their very nature; solar power facilities don’t generate electricity at night, and wind farms can’t […] Read more


Korea PV Market Expected To Reach 200MW by 2012

Displaybank, a global authority in market research and consulting forthe solar and display industries, announced that Korea PV installmentis expected to reach 200MW by 2012. According to thepresentation material for "2009 Korea Green Energy Show PV Conference"that Kenny Kim, Executive Vice President, Displaybank (Solar &Energy division) on October 15, recently announced by Korea’s Ministryof Knowledge […] Read more


Worldwide PV Market – 2013

Reportlinker.com announced that a new market research report is available in its catalog — the Worldwide Photovoltaic Market – 2013. In 2008, the global PV market reached 5.6GW and the cumulative PV power installed totaled almost 15GW compared to 9GW in 2007. Spainrepresented almost half of the new installations in 2008 with about2.5GW of new […] Read more