PV Equipment Quarterly

Solarbuzz was acquired by IHS in 2014. The combined data and analysis from Solarbuzz and IHS has now been integrated into enhanced product offerings. The most up-to-date description of this product is available on the IHS Technology website.

A guide to solar cell manufacturing and equipment trends

The solar capital equipment spending market has now grown into a sizable industry, and provides significant revenue opportunities for tool suppliers. With a variety of technologies utilized and diverse supply chains, understanding tool opportunities and trends has become increasingly challenging.

The Solarbuzz PV Equipment Quarterly report delivers unparalleled views into solar production, capacity and equipment spending. The quarterly expert analysis and detailed database covers technology trends and equipment spending, supply chain tool demand, technology roadmap adoption rates and more. This report even provides quarterly resolution on market shares for cell types and production tools.

  • Make short-term and long-term product planning decisions
  • Assess historical SAM and determine market share
  • Understand which production methods and technologies are gaining traction
  • Plan competitive strategy

Data Covered

  • Data and analysis on over 300 midstream PV cell and thin-film panel manufacturers and 420 midstream PV fabs
  • Capacity and production data on 1000+ capacity expansion phases
  • Historical and forecast production and utilization from 2005 – 2014
  • Technology trends, equipment spending and supply-chain demand
  • Current quarter analysis of production methods and tool supply
  • Process tool equipment spending and addressable market data for equipment suppliers

Key Questions Answered

  • Which solar technologies will emerge in this growing industry?
  • What geographic regions will become hubs for future solar manufacturing?
  • What emerging trends will impact the industry over the next quarter?
  • What production methods are gaining traction within the marketplace?
  • How are key competitors moving forward with capacity and production plants?

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