Market Reports | Photovoltaics

Photovoltaics

Photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level. Some materials exhibit a property known as the photoelectric effect that causes them to absorb photons of light and release electrons. When these free electrons are captured, an electric current results that can be used as electricity.

Market Reports

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Markets – 2012

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) represents the merging of the building materials and solar panel business, with the "integration" part of the equation implying everything from novel forms of attachment to a building through to full-scale monolithic integration of PV layers into a tile or window.

Flexible Substrates Markets—2011

Samsung’s announcement that it will go into production with flexible OLED displays in 2012 has rekindled an interest in flexible electronics and photovoltaics.

BIPV Glass Markets 2014 and Beyond

NanoMarkets latest report on BIPV glass studies future scenarios for BIPV. It includes a comprehensive eight-year market forecast with breakouts by PV technology and type of building and in both value and volume terms.

Flexible Substrates Markets—2012

Samsung’s announcement that it will go into production with flexible OLED displays in 2012 has rekindled an interest in flexible electronics and photovoltaics.

Dye Sensitized Cell Markets – 2014

The latest announcement of dye sensitized cells or DSCs based on perovskite material offering a 15% efficiency shows that DSCs may hit the PV mainstream. With these new developments in mind, the new report analyzes and forecasts the market for DSCs over the next eight years.