28 May '13, 6pm

New research predicts the solar PV market to grow to $155 billion in 2018!

New research predicts the solar PV market to grow to $155 billion in 2018!

A new research report from Lux Research predicts that the solar photovoltaic market is expected to grow to a $155 billion industry by 2018, “as market forces engineer a turnaround to a healthy 10.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).” This report produced a scenario that is most likely, in which the market will grow at a modest rate to 35 GW this year before increasing in growth to reach 61.7 GW by 2018. Record low prices pushed gross margins to near zero or below, but they’ve made solar installations competitive in more markets,” said Ed Cahill, Lux Research Associate and the lead author of the report titled, “Market Size Update 2013: Return to Equilibrium .” In an efforts to determine the viability and competitiveness of solar in each market, the research done by Lux Research was based on a detailed levelised cost of energy (LOCE) analysis in 156 separate locations, acc...

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