Solar Media Market Research

Providing critical, authoritative and accessible solar market intelligence through real-time analysis and industry leading events

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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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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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Merchant risk in energy storage project financing makes compelling case for traditional players

Merchant risk in energy storage project financing makes compelling case for traditional players

At first glance, renewable power generation has created, in the eyes of traditional industries, an investment nirvana. By understanding how these better-capitalised companies view renewables’ merchant risk, we can identify where future energy storage projects should seek finance partners, says Charles Less, a partner at Apricum - The Cleantech Advisory.
Capacity expansions: Two tales at two different scales

Capacity expansions: Two tales at two different scales

Following on from our recent piece on what is driving the largest ever wave of manufacturing capacity expansion announcements in the PV industry, a few real-world examples may shine further light on this topic.
Embracing a ‘DIY ethos’: A look at Wales’s first solar PV Co-op Egni

Embracing a ‘DIY ethos’: A look at Wales’s first solar PV Co-op Egni

Solar Power Portal caught up with Egni Co-op's Rosie Gillam to discuss the benefits and challenges of co-ops, and the power of a 'DIY ethos'.