Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has released the written transcripts from its September 21st teleconference that presented findings from the firm’s recent report, “Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Opportunities 2010.”
(October 19, 2010 – Marketwire) — Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has released the written transcripts from its September 21st teleconference that presented findings from the firm’s recent report, “Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Opportunities 2010.”
Persons interested in requesting a free copy of the transcript for this and other NanoMarkets events may do so on the firm’s website at http://nanomarkets.net/events.
The firm will release a companion report on Asian BIPV markets in November.
On this call NanoMarkets presented the firm’s latest perspectives on the evolution of BIPV markets and technologies and addressed the following items:
- Overview of NanoMarkets’ forecasts in terms of market size and growth and in terms of type of PV and type of BIPV product;
- Top factors driving the BIPV market forward;
- What are the top technological issues that BIPV needs to address in the near future and will the industry will be successful in doing so;
- What other factors besides $/W will make building owners invest in BIPV;
- How will each of the major types of PV perform in the BIPV market; a-Si, TFPV, OPV, etc.;
- What countries will most quickly adopt BIPV in 2011-12;
- What portion of growth in BIPV would come from retrofit and new construction;
- If the subsidies go away, how BIPV will do in the market;
- How long until residential markets see mass produced building integrated windows or roofing products;
- Who will be the largest manufacturers of those BIPV products.
“Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Opportunities 2010” from NanoMarkets provides an opportunity analysis for BIPV over the next eight years, based on the aesthetic and cost benefits discussed above. The firm also examines how manufacturers in the PV space can leverage these benefits to distinguish themselves in the marketplace. These opportunities are explored in terms of the three major classes of BIPV products that NanoMarkets has identified and defined: rigid BIPV products, semitransparent BIPV products, and flexible BIPV products.
NanoMarkets tracks and analyzes emerging market opportunities in energy and electronics markets created by developments in advanced materials. The firm has published numerous reports related to renewable energy and smart grid topics. Visit www.nanomarkets.net.