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PV Tech Research

The PV Tech Research portfolio covers our market-leading activities across all aspects of solar PV manufacturing and technology, from polysilicon production, through ingots, wafers, cells and modules. The research findings and analysis feeds also into our upstream-specific series of conferences, featuring the CTOs and heads-of-R&D from the leading PV manufacturers and suppliers in the industry today.

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Solar & Storage Research

Solar and Storage research covers downstream solar in specific end-markets and the emerging energy storage sector. It draws on expertise from the Solar Media Market Research team and the editorial content produced for Solar Power Portal, Energy Storage News and other in-house events and publications.

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PV ModuleTech Conference

Understand fully the technical and logistical supply chains that determine the production and performance of solar modules, including all related factors impacting quality, reliability & bankability.

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PV CellTech Conference

Returning for a 4th year, this must-attend conference will discuss the hottest topics in cell processing and the most innovative approaches to increasing efficiency whilst driving down cost.

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Leveraging years of existing in-house data and knowledge, built up through Solar Media’s digital and print publishing and events divisions

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Solar PV capex trending at US$9 billion annually as new GW fabs in China slash investments required

Solar PV capex trending at US$9 billion annually as new GW fabs in China slash investments required

Capital expenditure (capex) for c-Si manufacturing (covering ingot/wafer and cell/module stages) is forecast at approx. US$9 billion in 2019, consistent with levels seen during 2017 and 2018.
Local authorities, climate emergencies and the burgeoning role for solar car ports

Local authorities, climate emergencies and the burgeoning role for solar car ports

Solar Power Portal’s resident local authority expert Stephen Cirell investigates the role solar car ports can play in helping councils and local authorities tackle climate emergencies, helped by tumbling install costs.
PV CellTech 2020 to debate new thin-film PV investment cycle prospects

PV CellTech 2020 to debate new thin-film PV investment cycle prospects

The forthcoming PV CellTech 2020 event in Penang, Malaysia on 10-11 March 2020 is to feature a special session topic on thin-film solar PV, and review the prospects of this technology being the subject of another round of global investments.