Solar PV Report

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Solar PV Report

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This new solar market research report and industry analysis provides an overview to the global solar market. It outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the solar industry and provides key data. It looks at the key components and statistics for future growth and development and provides solar forecasts.

 

 

 

Contents

 

1. Executive Summary 11

The Solar PV Market .11

Overview 11

Market leaders .13

Silicon producers 14

Solar PV technology 15

End-use of solar PV 15

Japan .16

USA 17

Europe 17

Rest of the World 18

 

2. Development of Solar Photovoltaics 20

Solar photovoltaics .20

Solar cell development 21

Conditions of use of solar PV cells 22

Solar insolation 22

Cold weather .23

Cloud conditions .23

Isolated generation 23

PV and the environment 24

 

3. Applications of Solar PV Technology 25

Simple PV systems 25

BIPV - Buildings as energy systems and collectors of solar energy .25

PV with battery storage 26

Balance of system: storage .26

PV with generators .27

PV connected to utilities 27

Utility-scale power .27

Hybrid power systems 28

Desalination 28

Distributed generation .29

 

4. PV Project costs 31

 

5. PV Industry Value Chain .34

Feedstock .34

Polysilicon 34

Thin Film Photovoltaic (TFPV) technology .35

Ingot and wafer production 35

Solar cell and modules .35

Balance of system (BOS) 36

Inverters 37

Vertically integrated companies 37

 

6. Photovoltaic Feedstock - Silicon 38

Background .38

Silicon Recycling .39

Companies involved in recycling 42

Recycling future development 44

Cost pressure on feedstock process 46

Silicon prices 46

Electronic grade silicon producers 49

Dedicated photovoltaic grade silicon production 50

 

7. Thin Film Photovoltaics (TFPV) 53

Alternative thin film materials 55

Thin film producers .56

Company overview 62

 

8. Concentrating Photovoltaics (CPV) 66

 

9. Annual sales and installed solar PV generating capacity 73

Investment 76

Country Analysis 81

Germany 82

Japan .84

United States .86

China 100

India .104

Austria .106

France .108

Italy 110

Spain 113

Netherlands .117

Australia .118

Canada 120

Mexico 122

South Korea .123

Czech Republic 125

Belgium 126

Bulgaria .127

Greece 128

UK .128

World solar PV installed generating capacity 130

 

10. Global installed solar PV capacity projection to 2014 .134

 

11. Production of solar PV cells 136

Production capacity MW 136

 

12. Manufacturers of solar PV 141

Overview .141

Solar photovoltaic manufacturers 142

 

13. National Solar Industries and Company Profiles 145

Japan 146

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .146

Manufacture of solar cells and modules 147

Housing construction companies 156

United States of America 156

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .156

Production of photovoltaic cells and modules 159

USA cell and module companies 159

Germany .166

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .166

German producers of solar cells and modules 167

Spain 172

Overview 172

Production of silicon 172

Spanish producers of solar cells and modules 172

France .173

French producers of solar cells and modules .173

Italy 175

Italian producers of solar cells and modules 175

Denmark .175

Overview 175

Belgium 176

Overview 176

Netherlands 176

Overview 176

Norway 177

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .177

Austria .178

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .178

Sweden 180

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .180

Portugal 181

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .181

Switzerland 181

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .181

United Kingdom .182

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .182

Producers of cells and modules .182

Israel .183

Producers of cells and modules .183

China 183

Overview 184

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .184

Ingot and wafer producers .188

Producers of solar cells and modules .189

Taiwan .195

Producers of solar cells and modules .195

India 198

Producers of solar cells and modules .198

Australia 199

Production of silicon feedstock, ingots and wafers for solar cells .199

Producers of solar cells and modules .199

Canada 200

Producers of solar cells and modules .200

Korea 202

Producers of solar cells and modules .203

Poland .205

Saudi Arabia .205

 

14. National targets and incentives for renewable energy 206

Renewable energy targets 206

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) 206

Advanced Renewable Tariffs (ARTs) 207

Tender over an amount of energy (kWh) or a certain capacity (kW) 207

Tradable green certificates 207

Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) 207

Mixed systems 208

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) and RPS .208

Calculation of renewable energy shares 208

Comparison of feed-in tariffs and RPS .226

EU and feed-in tariffs .226

US and RPS 227

The feed-in tariff in Europe 227

The evolution of RPS Policy in the United States 228

Europe – the EU Renewable Energy Directive .231

Investor confidence, price, and policy cost 231

Effectiveness 231

Innovation and technology diversity .232

Ownership structure 232

Conclusion .233

Feed-in tariffs in the United States .233

 

15. Support Programmes for Solar Photovoltaics .234

United States 234

United States - Federal and State incentives 234

Federal tax incentives August 2007 .236

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) 236

Solar America Cities 237

Rural Energy for America Programme Loan Guarantees (REAP) 238

Bills in Congress 238

State Initiatives .239

Renewable Energy Credit schemes .240

Feed-in tariffs .242

SEIA Roadmap .247

Photovoltaics technology plan .247

NREL 248

Japan 248

Subsidies, strategies and future plans 248

Europe .250

Targets and future plans 250

Germany .250

Support, national programme and R&D 250

Austria .254

Belgium 254

Incentives .254

Bulgaria 255

Incentives .255

Czech Republic .255

Incentives .255

Denmark .255

Incentives and R&D 255

Finland .256

Targets and subsidies 256

France .256

Subsidies, funding and R&D 256

Development .257

Greece .258

Italy 259

Subsidies, targets, plans and R&D 259

Luxembourg 260

Netherlands 261

Subsidies, funding, plans and R&D 261

Research and development .262

Norway 262

Support and R&D 262

Portugal 263

incentives, R&D and future plans .263

Research and development .265

Future outlook 265

Spain 265

Support, R&D and future plans 265

Research and development .266

Future outlook 267

Sweden 267

Subsidies, R&D and future plans 267

Switzerland 267

Subsidies, Marketing and R&D 267

Turkey 269

Incentives .269

United Kingdom .269

Incentives, R&D and future plans 269

Australia 271

Government support, programmes and R&D .271

Defunct schemes .272

Bangladesh 275

Government programmes and future plans .275

Canada 275

Government support and R&D 275

China 277

Government programmes and future plans .277

India 280

Government support and programmes and progress 280

Indonesia 283

Government support and future plans .283

Malaysia .285

Government support and R&D 285

Israel .285

Government support and R&D 285

Kenya 286

Progress 286

Korea 287

Government support and programmes, R&D and future plans 287

Argentina 290

Brazil .290

Chile .291

Mexico .291

Government support and programmes, R&D and future plans 291

South Africa 292

Programmes and education .292

Thailand 293

Government support, programmes and R&D .293

 

16. Trans European - North African Grid Networks .295

Overview .295

Mediterranean solar plan 295

Desertec .295

 

17. Energy Storage 298

Mechanical Storage .299

Electrochemical storage 300

Electromagnetic storage 301

Hybrid Systems .301

Developments 302

 

18. Other Materials 303

 

19. Prices 310

Overview .310

 

20. Forecasting a new technology 315

Experience curves and progress ratios (PR) 315

 

21. Advantages and disadvantages 316

Capacity factor .318

 

 

 

Tables

 

Table 5.1 Recycled silicon grades

Table 5.2 Production of electronic polysilicon in 2006 and 2010, metric tons

Table 6.1 Film producers

Table 7.3.1 Proposed pace of renewables use in the USA

Table 7.9.1 Major Solar PV installations in Spain as of end 2008

Table 7.15.1 World Solar PV installed generating capacity, MW, 2000 – 2008

Table 9.1 Solar PV Production campacity 2002 to 2008, MW

Table 11.3.1 Top Ten Cell Producers in Europe, 2007, MW

Table 11.16.1 Polysilicon manufacturing projects in China, September, 2007

Table 11.16.2 Top Ten Cell Producers in China, 2007, MW

Table 12.1 Renewables Targets and support schemes of European Countries

Table 12.2 Non-European countries with renewable energy targets and plans

Table 12.3 State RPS resource tiers

Table 13.1 Summary of key support measures, 2008

Table 14.1 Indicitave module prices (current prices) in national currencies per watt in selected

countries, 1992-2004

Table 14.2 Indicative installed system prices in euro and US$ in selected countries in 2004 $/W

 

 

 

Figures

 

Figure 2.1 How solar works

Figure 2.2 Global insolation levels

Figure 2.3 Remote Energy Capture

Figure 3.1 Deep Cycle Battery Storage

Figure 3.2 Municipal vehicle port with integrated PV roof

Figure 3.4 Wind and Solar PV combined

Figure 3.5 Distribution Network, Conventional

Figure 3.6 Distribution network – With distributed generation

Figure 4.1 Current efficiencies achieved in the laboratory

Figure 5.1 Production of electronic polysilicon annually from 2004 to 2010

Figure 7.1 Annual installations of solar PV cells, MW, 1990-2013

Figure 7.2 Installed global solar PV generating capacity 1998-2008 by region

Figure 7.3 Global investment in renewables (annual), 2004-2008

Figure 7.4 Quarterly global investment in renewables 2008-2030

Figure 7.5 Fiscal stimulus programmes for sustainable energy, 2009-2013

Figure 7.6 Fiscal stimulus programmes sustainable energy support

Figure 7.1.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Germany, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.2.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Japan, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.3.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of The United States, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.4.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of China, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.5.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of India, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.6.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Austria, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.7.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of France, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.8.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Italy, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.9.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Spain, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.10.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Netherlands, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.11.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Australia, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.12.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Canada, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.13.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Mexico, MW, 2000-2013

Figure 7.14.1 Installed solar PV generating capacity of Korea, MW, 2000-2013,

Figure 8.1 Global installed solar PV capacity, MW, 1998-2013

Figure 8.2 Comparison of new installed capacity EPIA moderate scenario, MW, 2008 – 2013

Figure 9.1 Production of solar cells by country, 1990 to 2008, MW

Figure 10.1 Production of solar cells by country, 1990 to 2008, MW

Figure 10.2 Growth of capacity by manufacturers, 2005 to 2008

Figure 11.1 Sanyo Solar Ark

Figure 12.1 Natinoal renewable energy policies in EU countries

Figure 12.2 US States with RPS regulations

Figure 14.1 Price compared with shipments 1975-2006 $/Watt

Figure 15.1 Price experience curve for PV modules

 

 

 

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