28 Mar '13, 2pm

230GW of new #solar PV by 2017, USA, #China, and #Japan will take the baton from #Germany and install 50% of it

230GW of new #solar PV by 2017, USA, #China, and #Japan will take the baton from #Germany and install 50% of it

by Finlay Colville, Vice President, Solarbuzz March 4, 2013 During 2012, the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry was confronted by many conflicting trends that had a profound impact on every company active within the sector. On the positive side, there was no shortage of highlights and achievements recognized by the industry: PV end-market demand during 2012 reached 29 GW, a new annual record level. The PV industry passed 100 GW of cumulative installed PV by the end of 2012. New markets opened up globally as PV became a serious contender for energy supply across large regions of the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. Average selling prices of modules declined well below the $1/W mark and installed system pricing declined so much that grid-parity discussions became a reality (even without government incentive policies). However, these top-line summaries fr...

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