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Report: Commercial segment set to lead #solar energy storage market by 2017

Report: Commercial segment set to lead #solar energy storage market by 2017

Currently the smallest part of the global solar energy storage business, the commercial sector is projected to expand by a factor of 700 in the coming years and become the largest market segment in 2017, says a report by IHS . Global installations of photovoltaic storage systems for commercial use are set to rise to 2.3 GW in 2017, up from 3.2 MW in 2012, the report says. This will increase the commercial segment’s share of PV installations to 40% in 2017, up from 5% in 2012. "Just last year, commercial was the smallest market for PV storage systems - far behind the residential and utility-scale segments," says Abigail Ward, PV analyst at IHS. "However, facing rising energy prices and the growing need for backup power supplies, commercial enterprises are turning to PV storage solutions that work in concert with their solar-power systems. This will allow commercial to surge...

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