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Will energy storage follow in the steps of the booming solar market in China?May 07, 2017Key takeaways from recent energy storage conferences in China Over the last two weeks, IHS Markit Technology analysts attended three shows including SNEC in Shanghai, China International Energy Storage Conference in Suzhou, and Global Energy Storage Conference in Shenzhen. All three shows attracted large audiences although conferences took place simultaneously – testament to the growth of the Chinese storage industry. Both new entrants and existing players expressed interests in battery technologies, business models, and market drivers.Subscribers Only
A Year of Turbulence for the Solar IndustryConsolidation, trade wars and price drops rule in the second halfOctober 22, 2012The first half of 2012 was tumultuous for the photovoltaic (PV) industry. The overall economic downturn continued to impact prices across the silicon supply chain—extending from polysilicon to solar modules...
Photovoltaic Market Continued Hot Growth Streak in 2011 with 40 Percent ExpansionGermany and Italy tussle for top spot; US, China and France are in Top 5 among regions with most new installationsFebruary 06, 2012The photovoltaic (PV) market enjoyed another year of sunny growth as solar installations climbed 40 percent in 2011, although dark clouds loom on the horizon over the industry’s reduced prospects this year...