27 Sep '13, 6pm

Could Renewable Energy Save Utilities Billions?

Could Renewable Energy Save Utilities Billions?

Emerging Solar Markets Set For Rapid Installation Expansion by SI Staff , September 26, 2013 Annual solar installations in emerging countries are expected to increase to 10.9 GW in 2017, expanding at rate of 38% from 2.2 GW in 2012, according to a new report from IHS. In contrast, the overall global market will expand at a rate of only 13% during the same period. The emerging markets will account for 19% of global solar installations in 2017, up from just 7% in 2012. Read More » Solar Firms Invest In PV Production Too Valuable To Outsource by SI Staff , September 24, 2013 Despite the oft-cited similarities between the semiconductor and photovoltaic manufacturing industries, the latter is not likely to adopt the former's fabless business model anytime soon. Research from IHS suggests the drying up of PV solar module oversupply and competition among top-tier companies will k...

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