Ash Sharma

Ash Sharma

Ash Sharma is the Senior Research Director for the IHS PV Research Group overseeing the entire group’s activities in this field and leading a team of analysts based in the UK, US and China. Ash has been involved in research for more than 10 years and joined IHS in 2004, being an active commentator on the industry since then. He was responsible for establishing IHS PV Research Group in early 2006 and growing the team to 15 people currently. Whilst his initial expertise in PV was founded in the inverter market, by publishing the industry's first and leading intelligence report on this industry, he leads the group's efforts in researching every part of the PV supply chain. Ash is now a well-known speaker and industry expert within the PV field.

Aside from covering all aspects of the PV supply chain, Ash has also been responsible for leading the IHS Power & Energy Research Group which covers almost every segment of the power electronics industry, including power generation, power conversion, control and management. Ash has in the past been heavily involved in the power supply and power semiconductor areas, having authored several syndicated research reports and is a well-known figure within the power electronics sector, regularly publishing articles and editorials.

Ash has been involved in the research industry for more than 10 years; prior to joining IHS, Ash was employed by a London-based research firm, where he spent several years researching state-of-the-art electronics equipment, with clients including many of world's largest multi-national electronics suppliers.

Ash holds an honours degree in physics from the University of Leicester. He is based in the company’s headquarters in Wellingborough.


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Proposed cut to China's FiT to reignite short-term demand for PV

The Chinese Government is expected to approve changes to its national solar feed-in tariff (FiT) which have the potential to dramatically reshape the near-term outlook for the market. Given the significance of China to both global and supply demand, the final outcome of this policy will have significant impacts on the entire industry.

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Power & Energy Technology
Key Takeaways from Solar Power International 2016 – Global module oversupply, US developers delay projects, 1500 V and string inverters gain momentum.

IHS Markit Technology analysts attended Solar Power International in Las Vegas last week. The increase in the number of exhibitors and attendance at the show was a reflection of the fact that the United States offers perhaps the best business opportunities to international and domestic solar companies. With the long-term outlook for the US industry buoyed by the extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), a wide array of international suppliers were present at the show aiming to capitalize on this opportunity.

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Power & Energy Technology
Downstream PV Analyst Conference Call - Q3 2016

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Power & Energy Technology
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