29 Jan '14, 4pm

IHS pegs South Africa as top emerging #solar market

South Africa’s target of building 8.4 GW of solar photovoltaic capacity by 2030, combined with the success of its large-scale tendering process in attracting investment to fulfill that goal, positions the country as the most attractive emerging PV market globally, according to analysis by IHS Technology. South Africa scored 66 out of 100 in the IHS Emerging PV Markets Attractiveness Index for the fourth quarter of 2013, 17 points ahead of the second-most attractive market, Thailand. The index ranks the attractiveness of PV markets in emerging countries to investors, developers and manufacturers in macroeconomic climate, potential market size, project profitability and pipeline maturity. Among the top five countries in the index, South Africa ranked highest in potential market size, project profitability and pipeline maturity. "South Africa has consolidated its position as ...

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