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  • Josefin Berg | April 16, 2015
    On 8 April 2015, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services (Abdul Latif Jameel Energy) announced the acquisition of global PV developer and plant owner Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) from previous owners Denham Capital, Qualitas Venture Capital and the company founders.
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  • Ash Sharma | March 30, 2015
    IHS forecasts that global solar PV installations will grow by 30% in 2015 to reach 57.3 GW. At the same time it has revised its estimates for installations in 2014 to 44.2 GW (previously 45.1 GW).
  • Sam Wilkinson | March 27, 2015
    SunEdison is a leading developer of PV systems, and its pipeline extends across nearly all major PV markets worldwide. It has developed several one-off microgrid projects in the past, but this represents the first major large-scale build out of off-grid systems. As a large proportion of India’s population has extremely restricted access to electricity, solar microgrids (combined with storage) offer an extremely compelling alternative to other options such as diesel generators or extremely costly extensions of grid infrastructure.
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  • Ash Sharma, Lauren Cook | April 10, 2015
    The IHS PV Demand Market Tracker provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in almost 50 countries. The tracker is updated at least quarterly to provide the most up-to-date projections for each market...
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  • Sam Wilkinson, Ash Sharma, Jessica Jin | April 10, 2015
    This tracker focuses on the markets for polysilicon, solar wafers, PV cells and modules, and PV installations. It delivers independent analysis, accurate and fresh market data and informed forecasts.
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  • Josefin Berg, Lauren Cook | March 30, 2015
    This report reveals who the leading PV system integrators (EPC’s) are worldwide, and presents details of their planned PV installation pipeline over the next 2-3 years. It is updated every quarter and includes...
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  • Icon Senior Analyst, Solar Demand and Supply Chain
    As the senior solar research analyst with IHS Solar in China, Frank Xie focuses on areas such as PV inverters, energy storage, system integration and PV demand. He is a well-known PV industry expert and has spoken at many high level events including SNEC, SolarCon, Intersolar China and Renewable Energy India, sharing perspectives about the global PV industry outlook.
  • Icon 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.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Solar Demand
    Wade Shafer is a senior analyst for the IHS solar research group. He focuses his research on the North American downstream PV industry and policy environment.