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Solar Panel Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028

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  • 139 Pages
  • September 2023
  • Region: Global
  • IMARC Group
  • ID: 5642258
The global solar panel market size reached 217.3 GW in 2022. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach 632.9 GW by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 19.7% during 2023-2028.

A solar panel, also known as a PV panel, is a collection of solar (or photovoltaic) cells that employ natural sunlight to generate electricity. It is made of several solar cells, manufactured using silicon, boron, and phosphorus, which are arranged in a grid-like pattern on the surface. The utilization of solar panels has increased across the globe as they do not lead to any form of pollution and their installation helps in combating the harmful emissions of greenhouse gases. Also, innovations in quantum physics and nanotechnology are projected to increase their effectiveness potentially.

Solar panels provide clean as well as renewable energy and assist in reducing the amount of electricity produced from fossil fuels. Owing to this, governments in various emerging regions are providing tax relaxations and conducting several awareness campaigns to encourage their installation. For instance, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) of the Government of India is promoting the installation of solar PV systems in the country under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission. Apart from this, ultrathin solar panels have been developed which are lighter and more flexible than the glass-based variants. They are superior to conventional solar panels in terms of efficiency and cost-effectiveness. They can also be integrated into almost any surface, which will further boost their applicability across various sectors.

Key Market Segmentation:

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global solar panel market report, along with forecasts at the global and regional level from 2023-2028. The report has categorized the market based on type and end use.

Breakup by Type:

  • Crystal Silicon
  • Monocrystalline Silicon
  • Polycrystalline Silicon
  • Thin Film
  • Others
On the basis of the type, crystal silicon solar panels currently represent the most popular type as they have laboratory energy conversion efficiencies of over 25% for monocrystalline cells and over 20% for polycrystalline cells.

Breakup by End Use:

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Industrial
Amongst these, the commercial sector represents the largest end-use segment, accounting for the majority of the global market share.

Regional Insights:

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America
On the geographical front, Asia Pacific enjoys a leading position in the market on account of the utilization of solar panels to increase reliability and aid in alleviating chronic power shortages across the region.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the market has been analyzed in the report, along with the detailed profiles of the major manufacturers in the market. Some of the leading players are:
  • Jinko Solar
  • Trina Solar
  • Canadian Solar
  • JA Solar
  • Hanwha Q-CELLS
  • GCL-SI
  • LONGi Solar
  • Risen Energy
  • Shunfeng
  • Yingli Green

Key Questions Answered in This Report

1. What was the size of the global solar panel market in 2022?
2. What is the expected growth rate of the global solar panel market during 2023-2028?
3. What are the key factors driving the global solar panel market?
4. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global solar panel market?
5. What is the breakup of the global solar panel market based on the type?
6. What is the breakup of the global solar panel market based on the end use?
7. What are the key regions in the global solar panel market?
8. Who are the key players/companies in the global solar panel market?

Table of Contents

1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Solar Panel Industry
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.2.1 Volume Trends
5.2.2 Value Trends
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Price Trends
5.5 Market Breakup by Type
5.6 Market Breakup by Region
5.7 Market Breakup by End Use
5.8 Market Forecast
5.9 SWOT Analysis
5.9.1 Strengths
5.9.2 Weaknesses
5.9.3 Opportunities
5.9.4 Threats
5.10 Value Chain Analysis
5.11 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.11.1 Overview
5.11.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.11.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.11.4 Degree of Competition
5.11.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.11.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.12 Key Success Factors and Risk Factors for Solar Panel Manufacturers
6 Market Breakup by Type
6.1 Crystal Silicon
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Monocrystalline Silicon
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Polycrystalline Silicon
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
6.4 Thin Film
6.4.1 Market Trends
6.4.2 Market Forecast
6.5 Others
6.5.1 Market Trends
6.5.2 Market Forecast
7 Performance of Key Regions
7.1 Asia Pacific
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 North America
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Europe
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
7.4 Latin America
7.4.1 Market Trends
7.4.2 Market Forecast
7.5 Middle East and Africa
7.5.1 Market Trends
7.5.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by End Use
8.1 Commercial
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Residential
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Industrial
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 Market Structure
9.2 Capacities of Key Players
10 Solar Panel Manufacturing Process
10.1 Product Overview
10.2 Detailed Process Flow
10.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
10.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
11 Project Details, Requirements and Costs Involved
11.1 Land Requirements and Expenditures
11.2 Construction Requirements and Expenditures
11.3 Plant Machinery
11.4 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
11.5 Packaging Requirements and Expenditures
11.6 Transportation Requirements and Expenditures
11.7 Utility Requirements and Expenditures
11.8 Manpower Requirements and Expenditures
11.9 Other Capital Investments
12 Loans and Financial Assistance
13 Project Economics
13.1 Capital Cost of the Project
13.2 Techno-Economic Parameters
13.3 Product Pricing and Margins Across Various Levels of the Supply Chain
13.4 Taxation and Depreciation
13.5 Income Projections
13.6 Expenditure Projections
13.7 Financial Analysis
13.8 Profit Analysis
14 Key Player Profiles
14.1 Jinko Solar
14.2 Trina Solar
14.3 Canadian Solar
14.4 JA Solar
14.5 Hanwha Q-CELLS
14.6 GCL-SI
14.7 LONGi Solar
14.8 Risen Energy
14.9 Shunfeng
14.10 Yingli Green

Companies Mentioned

  • Jinko Solar
  • Trina Solar
  • Canadian Solar
  • JA Solar
  • Hanwha Q-CELLS
  • GCL-SI
  • LONGi Solar
  • Risen Energy
  • Shunfeng
  • Yingli Green



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