The solar industry is now recovering from the ambitious capacity build-out and price crash of 2011-2012, and investment – both strategic and project-based – is making its way back into the industry. Historically, low system prices have enabled a broad demand market for solar, which only continues to grow both in size and influence, globally. However, industry participants benefiting from this growth must also deal with intense competition to improve technology and a dynamic policy landscape.
 
Lux Research helps investors, governments, and stakeholders capitalize on the evolving landscape by helping to:
 
  • Identify profitable, competitive technology improvements along the value chain, from polysilicon to modules and systems
  • Assess a wide array of technology providers along the value chain, from start-ups to large incumbents
  • Understand key transactions and changes in the competitive landscape and their impacts on both the materials and energy industries
  • Translate complex policy drivers into an actionable market strategy
  • Provide data-driven growth opportunities to boost revenues
Access our market trackers for Solar Supply and Forecasted Solar Demand.

Recently Profiled Companies

  • Edisun Microgrids

    Concentrated solar power with thermal energy storage

    Apr 27, 2017

  • EnergySage

    Online marketplace for solar installation

    Apr 27, 2017

  • Dyesol

    Developer of perovskite solar cell modules

    Apr 13, 2017

  • Heliatek

    Vacuum-deposited organic photovoltaic films

    Apr 13, 2017

  • Lumos Solar

    Frameless module building-applied photovoltaic systems and integrated roofing product

    Mar 30, 2017

  • Merlin Solar

    Copper-based cell interconnection grid

    Mar 30, 2017

  • Ciel et Terre

    Producer and developer of modular floating solar mounting systems

    Mar 16, 2017

  • ConnectDER

    Rapid connection solution for distributed solar systems

    Mar 9, 2017

  • Sunflare Solar

    Cell-by-cell CIGS manufacturer for flexible modules

    Mar 2, 2017

  • 1366 Technologies

    Multicrystalline silicon (mc-Si) kerfless wafers through direct solidification of molten silicon

    Mar 2, 2017

  • NexPower

    Manufacturer of amorphous silicon BIPV modules

    Feb 16, 2017

  • Platio

    Solar pavement modules from low-cost recycled plastic

    Feb 16, 2017

Download a sample company profile.

Sample Solar Topics
  • Siemens, FBR, UMG and other polysilicon
  • Photovoltaic production equipment
  • Non-active materials and coatings
  • Standard and kerfless wafering processes
  • Si, CdTe, CIGS, and OPV cell architectures
  • Crystalline silicon and inorganic thin-film modules
  • Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) optics and systems
  • Concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
  • Hybrid/complex solar systems
  • Solar power electronics
  • Racking & mounting equipment, trackers, and other balance of systems technologies
  • Residential rooftop
  • Commercial rooftop & ground-mount
  • Utility ground-mount
  • Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)
  • Off-grid

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