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Global and regional PV market activity.

Gain an overview of PV markets around the world. These excerpts from Solarbuzz global and regional industry research provide key facts on market size, growth and capacity.

Global PV Market Overview

Global PV Market Overview

New PV installations soared to 19.3 GW in 2010, up from 7.5 GW a year earlier. Discover where the growth came from, and where it’s headed in the next five years.
Asia Pacific PV Markets

Asia Pacific PV Markets

As European incentives rapidly decline, the solar industry is increasingly looking to new markets across the world, including Asia Pacific. Learn how policy improvements are helping to spark growth in this region.
European PV Markets

European PV Markets

Europe still accounts for over 80% of the world PV market. Cuts in Feed-in tariffs, though, are causing major market adjustments in the region. Improving Investment Rates of Return will cause some country market segments to reach grid parity over the next few years.
United States PV Market

United States PV Market

The United States market is set to become the largest market in the world within the next five years. Aggressive Renewable Portfolio Standards, together with improved economics from recent cuts in solar module prices, make it a top focus for most large solar companies.
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