- Language: English
- 42 Pages
- Published: August 2013
Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market 2012-2016
- Published: August 2013
- Region: Global
- 61 Pages
The analysts forecast the Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics market to grow at a CAGR of 16.58 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of facilities available to store solar energy. The Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics market has also been witnessing increased R&D investment for the Solar industry. However, the seasonal fluctuation of solar power availability could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in North America, Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world; it also covers the Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include First Solar Inc., Sharp Corp., Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd., and United Solar Ovonic LLC.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Centrosolar AG, Dow Solar, Dyesol Ltd., Eagle Roofing Products Florida LLC, Ertex Solar GmbH, Heliatek GmbH, Konarka Technologies Inc., Kyocera Corp., PowerFilm Inc., Pythagoras Solar Ltd., Scheuten Solar Holding B.V., SCHOTT Solar AG, SolarOr Ltd., Solyndra LLC, and Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
- What are key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. Solar Technology
06.1 Solar Panel
06.2 End-user Segmentation of Solar Panels
06.3 Solar Cell Classification
06.4 Solar Cell Feature Comparison
06.5 Solar Cell Industry Segmentation
Solar Cell Industry by Solar Cell Type
Solar Cell Industry by Solar Cell Chemical Composition
06.6 Global Solar Cell Industry Demand and Supply Trend Line 2000–2015
07. Market Landscape
07.1 Market Size and Forecast
08. Segmentation by BIPV Types
08.2 Market Segmentation by BIPV Types
08.3 Five Forces Analysis
09. Geographical Segmentation
10. Vendor Landscape
11. Buying Criteria
12. Market Growth Drivers
13. Drivers and their Impact
14. Market Challenges
15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
16. Market Trends
17. Key Vendor Analysis
17.1 First Solar Inc.
Revenue Segmentation by Business Segments in 2012
Revenue Segmentation by Products in 2012
Revenue Segmentation by Region in 2012
17.2 Sharp Corp.
17.3 Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd.
Revenue Segmentation by Products in 2011
Revenue Segmentation by Region in 2011
17.4 United Solar Ovonic LLC
18. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: BIPV Types
Exhibit 3: Solar Panel Components
Exhibit 4: End-user Segmentation of Solar Panels 2012
Exhibit 5: Major Types of Solar Cells
Exhibit 6: Description of Solar Cell Types
Exhibit 7: Feature Comparison of Various Solar Cells
Exhibit 8: Solar Cell Industry Segmentation by Cell Type 2012
Exhibit 9: Crystalline Solar Cell and Thin Film Solar Cell Types by Chemical Composition
Exhibit 10: Solar Cell Industry by Cell Chemical Composition 2012
Exhibit 11: Global Solar Cell Industry Demand and Supply Trend Line 2000–2015 (percent)
Exhibit 12: Global BIPV Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 13: Advantages of BIPV 2012
Exhibit 14: Types of BIPV
Exhibit 15: Description of Types of BIPV 2012
Exhibit 16: Global BIPV Market Segmentation by Types 2012 (percent)
Exhibit 17: Global BIPV Market Segmentation by Types 2016 (percent)
Exhibit 18: Global BIPV Market Segmentation by Types 2012-2016 (percent)
Exhibit 19: Global BIPV Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 20: Top Five Technological Advancements in the Solar Panels Industry
Exhibit 21: First Solar Inc. Business Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 22: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Business Segments 2012 (percentage)
Exhibit 23: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Products 2012 (percentage)
Exhibit 24: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Region 2012 (percentage)
Exhibit 25: Product Segmentation of Sharp Corp.
Exhibit 26: Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. Revenue Generation by Products 2011 (percentage)
Exhibit 27: Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. Revenue Generation by Region 2011 (percentage)
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “One of the major trends in the Global BIPV market is the huge investments made in R&D for the Solar industry. For instance, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued grants for R&D in the Renewable Energy sector. The National Research Centre in the UK, which deals with solar wafer research, has partnered with European Union-funded R&D programs that are related to solar wafers and PV technology. Some of the international agencies and conferences involved in the research on solar wafers and solar cells include the European Renewable Energy Research Centres Agency, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st century, the International Renewable Energy Storage Conference, the World Renewable Energy Congress/Network, the International Energy Agency, and the International Renewable Energy Agency. This increased R&D in the Solar industry is one of the major trends in the Global BIPV market.”
According to the report, one of the key issues faced by the Solar industry previously was the difficulty in storing the energy generated for later use. As this issue has been rectified to a certain extent, with the introduction of solar PV inverters and other storage technologies, the investment in the Solar industry is increasing. As a result, the increase in the usage of solar power storage technologies will in turn increase the growth of the Global BIPV market in the future.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the seasonal fluctuations in availability of solar power. As solar power generation is directly dependent on sunlight, during off-seasons its availability is reduced due to cloud cover and rain, shortened daytime and snowfall, meaning that buildings using BIPV technology have to find an alternative source for power generation. This will be an additional cost for the consumers, as the BIPV itself is quite expensive. This will in turn adversely affect the growth of the market in the future.
The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Centrosolar AG, Dow Solar, Dyesol Ltd., Eagle Roofing Products Florida LLC, Ertex Solar GmbH, Heliatek GmbH, Konarka Technologies Inc., Kyocera Corp., PowerFilm Inc., Pythagoras Solar Ltd., Scheuten Solar Holding B.V., SCHOTT Solar AG, SolarOr Ltd., Solyndra LLC, and Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
- Ascent Solar Technologies Inc.
- Centrosolar AG
- Dow Solar
- Dyesol Ltd.
- Eagle Roofing Products Florida LLC
- Ertex Solar GmbH
- First Solar Inc.
- Heliatek GmbH
- Konarka Technologies Inc.
- Kyocera Corp.
- PowerFilm Inc.
- Pythagoras Solar Ltd.
- Scheuten Solar Holding B.V.
- SCHOTT Solar AG
- Sharp Corp.
- SolarOr Ltd.
- Solyndra LLC
- Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd.
- United Solar Ovonic LLC.
- Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG.