Market Archive

11 Mar 2015

Solar PV Modules Market In Asia-Pacific To Be Worth $38 Billion By 2020

The impending solar power boom in Asia is providing tremendous benefits to the manufacturers of solar photovoltaic modules, pushing their revenues to new highs. A recent report by ApacMarket, a market research firm covering the Asia-Pacific market, states
10 Mar 2015

SunEdison Acquires Solar Grid Storage — Enters Energy Storage Market

SunEdison recently announced its acquisition of Solar Grid Storage — a startup deploying combined energy storage and solar PV systems — for an undisclosed amount. It is a little kept secret that with rooftop installations taking off, energy storage is going
1 Mar 2015

Lightsource Putting £125 Million Into UK Rooftop Solar Market For 2015

Lightsource — arguably the top solar energy company in the UK — just announced that it will be investing more than £125 million (~$ 193 million) into the UK rooftop solar market in 2015. This investment is
26 Feb 2015

EDF Energies enters Brazilian wind market with purchase of Sowitec assets

EDF Energies Nouvelles has entered the Brazilian market with a new subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in an 800MW pipeline of wind projects from Sowitec. CTBR – News
24 Feb 2015

India’s Home Solar Power Systems Market Estimated At $250 Million In 2018

The impending solar power revolution in India would not be limited to large-scale projects but would also include off-grid solutions like community-level power plants and solar lanterns. The household solar power systems market is expected to increase
23 Feb 2015

Sungevity Leads Way Into North Carolina Residential Solar Market

Editor’s Note: As the Solar Love repost below notes, North Carolina is not the friendliest state in the Union to those who want to install solar panels on their roofs. As such, it has kept out all of
7 Feb 2015

Climate Bonds Initiative Gets First Partner Focused On Distributed Market In US, Dividend Solar

Editor’s Note (Zachary Shahan): One of my favorite new(ish) solar companies is Dividend Solar. While so many segments of the solar market are a bit overcrowded, Dividend Solar forging paths into good, under-represented areas of the market.
19 Jan 2015

What Do The Proposed Amendments To The Electricity Act Mean For India’s Solar Market?

By Akhilesh Magal, Head Advisor – Solar Energy for the Gujarat Energy and Research Management Institute India’s solar market has largely been driven by grid-connected utility scale projects that are supported through government supported ‘Feed-in-Tariffs’ (FIT). Projects outside government
1 Jan 2015

Can’t find your market research data? This startup can help

That Diet Coke in your hand didn’t invent itself. It’s the result of years of focus groups, surveys and data crunching—more commonly known as market research. Companies that produce consumer packaged… Gigaom Search
1 Jan 2015

Electric Cars on the Market in the US & Europe

I can’t believe it’s already 2015! I spent several hours in the past few days updating our pages on the electric cars that are on the market or coming to the market in 2015. I don’t have