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The U.S. Utility PV Market by the Numbers: GTM Research just launched our U.S. Utility PV Market Tracker, a re...

The U.S. Utility PV Market by the Numbers: GTM Research just launched our U.S. Utility PV Market Tracker, a re...

Given that First Solar and SunPower are the undisputed leaders in the U.S. utility market, it should be no surprise that their category, vertically integrated manufacturers, maintains the largest share on the module supply side. However, there are 334 MW in the pipeline that have already selected Chinese c-Si manufacturers for use in their projects -- and likely a number of other projects that have made the selection but kept it private to date. Among these, the three leading players (Suntech, Trina, and Yingli) are among the few bankable suppliers and maintain the majority of this share. Expect further aggressive market entry and pricing from top- and second-tier Chinese manufacturers in order to get early projects on the ground in the sector. In addition, expect to see second-tier Chinese manufacturers offering project finance in exchange for the usage of their modules i...

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