NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
BIPV and BAPV: Market Drivers and Challenges, Technology Issues, Competitive Landscape, and Global Market Forecasts
The building industry in the United States and in many other parts of the world has faced severe challenges, with continued low housing starts and new builds for some time. At the same time, the global solar industry has been subjected to severe reductions in financial subsidies in key markets that, until recently, were the savior of the industry. The emergent building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and building applied photovoltaics (BAPV) market, which straddles the two industries, offers a new way to develop revenue streams for both parties. Though it has drawn scant attention, until recently, from the solar industry's major players, BIPV is set to become one of the fastest-growing segments in the sector, with up to 4.6 GW of installations forecast through 2017.
Reductions in feed-in tariffs and other support schemes for solar energy have caused massive upheaval throughout the world. Despite the sharp reduction of financial incentives and the ongoing economic troubles in the Eurozone, however, Western Europe remains the largest market for BIPV products. Other notable new markets for BIPV that are likely to emerge through 2017 include Eastern Europe (Lithuania, Serbia, Slovenia, Poland, and Ukraine), Asia Pacific (especially Australia, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand), Latin America (Brazil and Chile), and South Africa. While the solar industry has faced numerous challenges in the United States, the U.S. government is paying greater attention to BIPV, as shown by the Department of Energy's approval of an additional $145 million in funding for the SunShot Initiative – and specifically BIPV development programs – in September 2011.
This Pike Research report examines the expanding global markets for BIPV and BAPV including a comprehensive analysis of demand drivers and economics, technology issues, and key industry players. The report includes detailed profiles of 53 companies in the sector as well as a detailed review of current government policies and financial incentives. Forecasts for worldwide BIPV/BAPV capacity by world region and by technology, along with forecasts of wholesale market revenues, are provided through 2017.
Key Questions Addressed:
-What is the market for BIPV and BAPV in terms of overall market growth and end market applications?
-Which technological advances will help drive BIPV/BAPV to a significant share of the overall solar market?
-How will the reductions in FITs and other government support mechanisms affect the emerging BIPV market?
-Who are the current key players and technologies in the BIPV/BAPV market and which emerging technologies and companies will likely win market share?
-What are the characteristics of the BIPV/BAPV market in various world regions?
-How large will the BIPV/BAPV market be through 2017 in terms of capacity and revenues?
Who needs this report?
-BIPV/BAPV technology suppliers
-Building materials, electrical components, and other balance of system materials vendors
-Installers, roofers, and building construction companies
-Commercial property owners
-Architects and architectural designers
Table of Contents
1. Executive Summary
1.1 Building Integrated Photovoltaics Overview
2. Market Issues2.1 Market Overview2.2 Market Segments2.3 Current Market Activities (2011-2012)2.3.1 Roof Applications22.214.171.124 Solar Panels126.96.36.199 Tiles188.8.131.52 Shingles2.3.2 Wall Applications184.108.40.206 Façades220.127.116.11 Cladding18.104.22.168 Curtain Walls2.3.3 Window Applications22.214.171.124 Atrium and Skylights126.96.36.199 Shading Structures188.8.131.52 Windows2.4 Building Types and Activities2.4.1 Commercial2.4.2 Residential2.4.3 Energy Programs2.4.4 Zero Energy Homes Feed into BIPV184.108.40.206 North America220.127.116.11 Europe18.104.22.168 Asia Pacific
3. BIPV Markets and Incentives by Region
3.2 North America
3.2.2 United States
22.214.171.124 New Jersey
126.96.36.199 Other States
3.3.6 United Kingdom
3.3.7 The Netherlands
3.3.9 Other European Markets
3.4 Asia Pacific
3.4.5 South Korea
3.5 Middle East and Africa
4. Technology Issues4.1 Advances in Materials4.1.1 First Generation4.1.2 Second Generation4.1.3 Third Generation4.2 Trends by PV Technology4.2.1 Crystalline Silicon4.2.2 Thin-film PV188.8.131.52 Thin-film Silicon184.108.40.206 CIGS220.127.116.11 DSC and OPV4.3 Performance Developments4.3.1 Amorphous Silicon4.3.2 Cadmium Telluride4.3.3 CIGS4.3.4 Dye-Sensitized Cells4.3.5 Organic Photovoltaics4.3.6 Lifetimes4.3.7 Nano-inverter Technology4.4 Building Codes and Standards4.4.1 Architectural and Building Codes4.4.2 Standards18.104.22.168 Where Does an Integrated Standard Really Belong?22.214.171.124 Underwriters Laboratories and American Society for Testing and Materials126.96.36.199 European Standards4.4.3 Fire Classifications4.4.4 Wind Resistance4.4.5 Wind-driven Rain4.4.6 Roof Water Tightness4.4.7 Roof Warranty4.4.8 Quality Control
5. Key Industry Players
5.2 Solar Panel Suppliers
5.2.1 Conventional c-Si Solar Suppliers
188.8.131.52 Hanwha SolarOne
184.108.40.206 Swiss Solar Systems
5.2.2 Thin-film Solar Suppliers
220.127.116.11 Dyesol Ltd.
18.104.22.168 Energy Conversion Devices
22.214.171.124 General Electric
126.96.36.199 Global Solar Energy
188.8.131.52 SunPower Corp.
5.3 BAPV/BIPV Suppliers
5.3.1 BAPV Suppliers
184.108.40.206 Aishin Seiki Company Ltd.
220.127.116.11 ERG Renew
18.104.22.168 GE Solar
22.214.171.124 Honda Soltec
126.96.36.199 Kyocera Solar
188.8.131.52 Lumeta Inc.
184.108.40.206 PowerFilm, Inc.
220.127.116.11 Sharp Solar
18.104.22.168 Suntech Power Holdings
5.3.2 BIPV Suppliers
22.214.171.124 ERG Renew
126.96.36.199 Glaswerke Arnold GmbH & Co. KG
188.8.131.52 Heliatek GmbH
184.108.40.206 Mage Sunovation GmbH
220.127.116.11 Oxford Photovoltaics
18.104.22.168 Schott Solar
22.214.171.124 Scheuten Solar
126.96.36.199 Solarmer Energy
5.4 Key Building Materials Suppliers
188.8.131.52 Dow Solar Solutions
184.108.40.206 Eagle Roofing
220.127.116.11 Guardian Industries
18.104.22.168 Johns Manville
22.214.171.124 Monier Group
126.96.36.199 PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Systems
188.8.131.52 Pilkington Glass
184.108.40.206 PV Systems
220.127.116.11 Pythagoras Solar
18.104.22.168 Saint-Gobain Solar Systems (Avancis)
22.214.171.124 Sapa Solar
126.96.36.199 Tata Steel (Corus Colors)
188.8.131.52 ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe
184.108.40.206 Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions (Incorporating Arch Aluminum & Glass Co. Inc.)