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Solar Panel Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Solar Panel Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33441c | Aug 2016

Solar eclipse: Flood of low-cost imports underpins sharp decline in industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Solar Panel Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Solar Panel Manufacturing industry experienced significant volatility over the past five years. Generous government tax credits for energy efficiency initially stimulated downstream demand from consumers, businesses, manufacturers and solar power producers, while government assistance helped industry operators expand production capacity. However, in the five years to 2021, intensifying international competition and waning demand will affect revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The spread of business locations is estimated using data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on the origin of US manufactured solar panels. As with many manufacturing industries, distribution tends to follow population distribution and proximity to key downstream markets. For example, companies that are heavily invested in export markets tend to set up shop near shipping hubs.

The West region is estimated to contain the most manufacturing facilities, with 33.2% of all establishments located in this region, with 22.4% of all establishments in California. This region benefits from its large population, which allows manufacturers to have access to skilled employees... purchase to read more


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What is the Solar Panel Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture solar panels and solar cells and supply these products to solar panel installers and downstream residential, commercial and utility customers. This industry does not include solar cells or solar panels manufactured abroad by US companies.

Industry Products
Silicon modules and cellsThin-film modules and cellsOther modules and cells
Industry Activities
Manufacture solar panelsManufacture solar cells

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