Solar Media Market Research

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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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Why Solar Media Market Research?

Providing the industry with data specific to its needs and much needed access to exclusive market data and forecasted trends.

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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Q&A: Solarcentury on subsidy-free PV, battery storage and necessary policy

Q&A: Solarcentury on subsidy-free PV, battery storage and necessary policy

Solar Power Portal speaks to Solarcentury chief executive Frans van den Heuvel and strategy director David Edwards about subsidy-free solar in the UK, battery storage and what advice it might have for a future government.
PV industry benchmarks for module technology and bankability are driven by JinkoSolar

PV industry benchmarks for module technology and bankability are driven by JinkoSolar

The PV industry roadmap - and related metrics of technology and bankability - are now being driven by leading module supplier, JinkoSolar, with others seeking to replicate Jinko’s product line options, trying to differentiate in markets that are receptive to low-cost alternatives, or focusing only on rooftop markets where volumes are lower and sales/distribution efforts are more intensive.
How the deal came together: Convergent CEO Johannes Ritterhausen

How the deal came together: Convergent CEO Johannes Ritterhausen

Following on from our look at some of the takeovers of promising or already-prolific energy storage companies in the last edition of PV Tech Power, here’s an exclusive interview with Convergent Energy + Power CEO Johannes Ritterhausen.