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PV Module Materials Report - 2019

Part II - PV Module Glass and Aluminum Frames

March 07, 2019  | Subscribers Only

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This report provides a detailed analysis of the market and technologies for PV module materials (Part II – Solar Glass and Aluminum Frames). It identifies the main regional markets, describes the competitive landscape, and provides a detailed price analysis.

It forecasts demand by technology and region from 2017 to 2022. Using the industry-leading research from IHS Markit, the report provides a full explanation of drivers and barriers to growth in the market for PV module materials.

This report informs users on the size and growth of PV solar glass and aluminum frames and how costs will change. The accompanying Excel file is a database of historical and forecast data.

The primary aim in writing this report is to provide to suppliers of PV materials that are interested in the world market with detailed information about its present status and predicted future development. The report will also be of interest to a wide range of other companies such as component suppliers, utility providers, banks, consultants, and investors.

This detailed market study is based on actual primary data collected from suppliers. To a large extent, the scope of this report has been defined by the main suppliers to the market.

IHS Markit uses an on-going cycle of feedback to expand and refine its market studies based on industry consultation. IHS Markit has a team of over 20 analysts that focus purely on the PV market. It currently produces detailed and frequent research on every part of the supply chain from polysilicon to system integrators.


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...

Edurne Zoco, PhD

Research Director, Solar & Energy Storage

Edurne Zoco is Research Director of IHS Markit’s Energy Technology research team, leading the group’s research activities cross the solar, energy storage and smart utilities sectors.

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