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The PV Market Alliance foresees a rather stable global PV market in 2017 and 2018 in the 75-80 GW range

PRESS RELEASE The PV Market Alliance (PVMA) foresees a rather stable global PV market in 2017 and 2018 in the 75-80 GW range. Munich/Beijing/Brussels/Madrid/Tokyo 30 May 2017 – The PV Market Alliance announces the incoming release of its third annual Global PV Market Report. After having properly foreseen the 2015…

PV Market Alliance announces the 2016 PV market at 75 GW and a stable market in 2017

PRESS RELEASE The PV Market Alliance (PVMA) estimates global photovoltaic (PV) installations at 75 GW in 2016 and possibly a stable market in 2017. After 50 GW of PV installations in 2015, the global PV market reached 75 GW in 2016, a 50% YoY growth, with now a total capacity…

Top 50 Global PV Plants

Find on the infographic displayed here below a world map with the locations of the 50 biggest active solar PV plants as of end 2016. To navigate the map: – Zoom in or out by scrolling – Click and hold to move the map – Leave the pointer on the…

The state of the PV industry – Complex times ahead: Here we go again…

By Gaëtan Masson, Director @ Becquerel Institute The word “reasonable” never really applied to the PV sector and 2016 is not going to change this state of facts. The 10 years of market and industry development have been marked by a series of market booms and failures, companies growing faster…

How realistic is 0.0299 USD/kWh ?

Jokes are expected on April 1st, not one month later: the announcement from DEWA, the Dubai Energy Authority, that a bid at 0.0299 USD/kWh was received looks so weird that it might be considered as a pure joke. Or a provocation. Recent tenders showed extremely low bids without financial incentives,…

The PV Market Alliance forecasts a growing global PV market

Brussels, 15th June 2016:  The PV Market Alliance releases today its second annual Global PV Market Report. According to the PV Market Alliance (PVMA), global PV markets should grow by approx. 20% during the next two years, reaching at least 60 GW in 2016 and more than 70 GW in…

Short review of 2015 forecasts

The PV Market Alliance (PVMA) estimates photovoltaic installations of at least 51 GW in 2015, perfectly in line with its last year report forecast, and short of most too optimistic expectations. After 40 GW of PV installations in 2014, a confirmation of PVMA last January early estimate, 2015 experienced a…

Growing global PV market close to 50 GW

The PV Market Alliance uncovers today the first release of its annual PV Global Market Report. According to the PV Market Alliance, global PV markets will grow this year close to 50 GW, fuelled, as in 2014, mainly by growth in China, Japan, the USA and some emerging countries. European…

PV Market Data Updates

The PV Market Alliance estimates photovoltaic installations of 40 to 42 GW in 2014 after final numbers for 2013 were revised down to 37 GW. After 37 GW of PV installations in 2013 (below the 40 GW figure announced earlier due to lower final Chinese figures), 2014 experienced a moderate…