Solar Market Tracker - North America

September 18, 2017  | Subscribers Only

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The Solar Market Tracker - North America provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in the United States and Canada at a country and state/province level. The tracker is updated at least quarterly to provide the most up-to-date projections for each market based on the latest policy changes and market developments.

In each tracker we present historical installations and five year forecasts by system and installation type for 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States and key provinces in Canada. A rolling 8-quarter forecast/historical is also provided.

A report summarizing key PV market changes is also provided each quarter, presenting a market overview for key regions and states with details of forecast assumptions and market drivers.

The tracker also includes the following information and data:

  • PV system pricing by system type
  • PV attractiveness by system type for each state market
  • Component prices and supplier market shares for PV modules and inverters in North America

Suniva’s trade case could reduce demand for utility-scale PV in the United States by over 50% from 2018 to 2021
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Fundamentals for long-term growth in the US market remain strong, but Suniva’s trade case generates significant uncertainty
June 19, 2017
After a record breaking year, the US market is set to decline in 2017 before resuming growth
April 17, 2017
In the midst of sharp political change, US PV market on track to shatter installation record
December 20, 2016
United States to install over 14 GW in 2016, despite shifting more demand into 2017
September 09, 2016
PV capacity in the United States to surpass 100 GW in 2020
June 17, 2016
Demand for utility-scale PV to push the United States market to new heights in 2016
April 13, 2016

Camron Barati

Analyst, North America Solar

Camron Barati is a Research Analyst in the IHS Technology solar team.

Maria Chea

Analyst, Solar

Maria J. Chea is a Research Analyst in the IHS Markit Technology solar team.

Josefin Berg

Senior Analyst, Solar Demand

Josefin Berg is a senior analyst for the IHS solar research group, where she performs market analysis of trends and strategies in the downstream part of the PV market.

Cormac Gilligan

Research Manager, Solar Supply Chain

Cormac Gilligan is a Research Manager in the IHS Markit Power Technology group.

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