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PV Module Materials Report - 2014

September 05, 2014  | Subscribers Only

Karl Melkonyan Karl Melkonyan Senior Analyst, Solar Demand
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The PV Module Materials Report delivers to readers an in-depth look into the competitive landscape of the leading module manufacturing materials, and cost trending through 2018. The report is the latest offering in IHS Solar’ upstream analysis of the solar industry. It investigates current and pioneering developments in glass, backsheet, frames, junction boxes, and other components such as ribbons, encapsulants, pastes.

This report leverages IHS’ industry leading solar research to produce a detailed analysis and full explanations of drivers and barriers affecting the materials consumed in PV module manufacturing. With this unparalleled research and analysis added to the existing IHS portfolio of PV manufacturing coverage, readers can now obtain a complete and comprehensive insight into the entire gamut of the supply and demand-sides of PV manufacturing at their discretion, ensuring quintessential data to yield knowledgeable business decisions.

The PV Module Materials Report identifies major suppliers world-wide, dominating regions, evaluates the competitiveness of different technologies and delivers detailed forecasts for the five-year period. By leveraging IHS’ industry leading research, the report provides full explanation of drivers and barriers affecting by each material and technology, as well as detailed pricing scenarios.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope and definitions
  • Introduction to PV
  • Supply and analysis
    • •Solar glass
    • •Frame
    • •Junction box
    • •Encapsulant
    • •Backsheet 

Karl Melkonyan

Senior Analyst, Solar Demand

Karl Melkonyan specializes in market research and analysis for power & energy. His responsibilities include primary and secondary research of photovoltaic markets and solar companies...

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