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Global Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters Industry

Date : 10/18/2012 @ 5:07AM
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Global Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters Industry

Global Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters in Megawatts. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 242 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Electronica Santerno SpA, Enphase Energy, Inc., Fronius International GmbH, Ingeteam Corporacion, S.A, KACO New Energy GmbH, Phoenixtec Power Co. Ltd., Power-One, Inc., Satcon Technology Corp., Schneider Electric SA, Siemens AG, SMA Solar Technology AG, and Sputnik Engineering International AG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Stand-Alone PV Inverters I-3

Grid-Connected/Grid-Tied PV Inverters I-3

Battery Backup PV Inverters I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Primer II-1

Figure 1: Operating Model of PV Power Generation Industry II-1

Figure 2: Components of PV Systems II-2

Table 1: Worldwide Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Sales (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Industry Segments- PV

Modules, Systems Planning, Engineering & Services, Balance of

System (BOS) Components & Inverters, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Worldwide PV Inverters Market (2012): Cost Breakdown

of PV Inverters by Major Hardware and Processing Segments

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Worldwide PV Inverters Market (2012): Cost Breakdown

of PV Inverter Electronics by Components (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Outlook II-4

Impact of Eurodebt Crisis II-4

Electronics Components Industry Choked by Eurocrisis and

Asian Calamities II-4

Recovery Anticipated in Near Term II-5

Eurocrisis Impels CE Industry Production Towards Central Europe II-5

2. MAJOR GLOBAL TRENDS II-6

Government Commitment for Solar Power Drives PV Inverter Demand II-6

PV Inverter Market Powers On Despite Euro Crisis II-6

Changing Market Dynamics Clips Prices of PV Inverter II-7

'Smart' PV Inverters to Climb II-7

Small 3-Phase String and Megawatt PV Inverters Grab Spotlight II-8

Table 4: Global Grid-Tied PV Inverter Shipments (2011 &

2014^): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes by Product

Segments - String, Standard Central, Multi-String, and

Turn-Key Inverter Systems (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-8

Power Supplies and UPS Vendors Latch onto PV Inverter Success II-9

Manufacturers Stressed to Lower PV Inverter Prices II-9

Warranties and Service Segment to Outpace Hardware Market II-9

Affinity for Power Optimizers and Microinverters Grows II-10

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-11

Photovoltaic Inverters II-11

Stand-Alone PV Inverters II-11

Grid-Tie PV Inverters II-11

Battery Backup PV Inverters II-11

Microinverters II-11

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-12

SolarBridge Technologies Partners with Solartec Energia Renovable II-12

Sungrow Secures A-Grade from Photon for SG15KTL PV Inverter II-12

REgeneration Finance Selects Inverters from Advanced Energy II-12

Ingeteam Provides Ingecon Sun 500HE TL Inverters II-13

Power-One Installs AURORA® Solar Power Inverters II-13

SMA Solar Technology Acquires dtw II-13

Sungrow Collaborates with CGNPC for Tin Iron Mountain Project II-13

Sungrow Power Supply Signs Agreement with Guodian Longyuan

Electrical II-14

Siemens Energy Secures PV Plants Contract from Viridis Energia II-14

SunPower Collaborates with SolarBridge Technologies for AC

Solar Panels II-14

SolarBridge Technologies Receives US$2.3 Million Grant from DOE II-14

Eaton Phoenixtec to Manufacture UPS Systems II-15

Motech's PV Inverter Shipments to Increase II-15

Maui Solar Selects Commercial Inverter Range of Advanced Energy II-15

Power-One Commences Shipments of Inverter Products II-15

Power-One Secures CSA-UL1741 Approval for AURORA® II-16

Satcon Technology Secures Contract for Tauberlandpark Solar PV

Project II-16

AEG Power to Launch First Manufacturing Unit II-16

SolarEdge Unveils New Production Line for US Market II-16

ABB Establishes New String PV Inverter Production Line II-17

Siemens' Burlington Plant Commences Production of SINVERT PV

Inverters II-17

Zachry Industrial Selects Advanced Energy's Solaron® Inverters

and SafeGuard® II-17

SolarEdge Technologies Expands Collaboration with Flextronics II-18

Direct Grid to Integrate Echelon's Energy Control Networking

into Microinverters II-18

Solectria Renewables to Execute DOE's Smart-Grid PV Inverters

Program II-18

SMA Solar Technology Establishes Subsidiary in India II-19

Su-Kam Signs Agreement for Distribution with Toshiba

Mitsubishi Electric II-19

AEG Power Solutions to Set Up Key Solar Projects in India II-20

Sunvalley Solar and Ken Vong Farms Ink Contract II-20

SMA Technology Commissions Solar Inverter Center II-20

Siemens Industry Refurbishes Manufacturing Plant in West Chicago II-20

Skytron Energy Receives Equipment Contract for 45MW PV Plant II-21

Siemens Industry Inks Contract with Interconnect Solar

Development II-21

KACO New Energy Partners with Sanmina-SCI for US Manufacturing

Services II-21

KACO New Energy Establishes Solar Inverter Production Plant II-22

Satcon Equinox Prism Platform Obtains Efficiency Certification II-22

Solar Cells Hellas Selects Satcon Technology for Inverter

Solutions II-22

Delta Energy Systems Acquires SOLON Inverters II-23

Advanced Energy Acquires PV Powered II-23

Advanced Energy to Expand Operations II-23

Recurrent Energy Selects Advanced Energy Solaron® PV Inverters II-24

KACO New Energy to Establish Solar Inverter Facilities in

North America II-24

OZZ Solar Chooses Satcon Technology to Supply Solar Inverters II-24

GCL Solar Selects Satcon Technology to Supply Solar Inverters II-24

Siemens Energy Bags PV Plant Construction Contract from D.P.E.S. II-25

Siemens Energy Receives Contract from Ital Green Energy II-25

Celestica Signs Manufacturing Agreement with SolarBridge

Technologies II-25

Sungrow Secures Supply Contract from Third Design Institution II-25

Power-One Establishes Power-One Phoenix Facility II-26

Satcon Enters into Strategic Manufacturing Alliance with GCL

Solar II-26

Sustainable Energy to Supply SUNERGY Inverters to 244 Ontario

Mico-FIT Projects II-26

Advanced Energy Establishes First Grid Connection in Europe II-27

Sustainable Energy and Bosch Solar Energy Enters into a

Partnership Deal II-27

Mitsubishi Electric Installs 191kW PV System at Nabeya-ueno

Waterworks II-27

Satcon Chosen by SCE for Solar Photovoltaic Program II-28

Satcon to Deliver 18MW PowerGate Plus Inverters to OZZ Solar II-28

Satcon to Supply PowerGate Plus Solar PV Inverters to ENERGY 21 II-28

Advanced Energy's Solaron PV Inverters Selected by Recurrent

Energy II-29

Sunvalley Solar Signs a Distribution Partnership Deal with CED

GreenTech II-29

EasyPower Selects Satcon for Solar PV Inverters II-29

Obsidian Selects PowerVault Medium Voltage Inverter Platform

of PV Powered II-30

SMA Solar Technology Acquires Module Inverter Technology II-30

Mitsubishi Electric to Introduce Photovoltaic Inverters in

North America II-31

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS II-32

Satcon Technology Unveils Equinox LCTM Inverters II-32

Power-One to Unveil New Micro Inverters II-32

Satcon Rolls Out Equinox 625 kW Inverter II-32

SolarBridge Technologies Launches PantheonTM II-33

Advanced Energy Industries to Introduce Solaron® 500E HE Inverter II-33

Power-One Launches AURORA ULTRA-1400 Central Inverter II-33

Power-One Rolls Out AURORA MICRO-0.3 Inverter and OPTI-0.3

Power Optimizer II-33

Power-One Introduces Redesigned Version of AURORA UNO-2.0

Inverter II-34

Power-One Launches AURORA TRIO 20.0-TL and 27.6-TL Inverters II-34

Advanced Energy Unveils PV Powered HE String Inverters II-34

SolarBridge Technologies Introduces Microinverters II-35

Power-One Rolls Out Solar PV Inverters II-35

AEG Power Solutions Unveils PV.500 Solar Inverter in the US II-35

Sustainable Energy Launches PARALEX 5000C60 and 5000A60 II-36

Sustainable Energy Unveils 240 Volt Inverter II-36

SolarBridge Introduces AC Module System for Microinverter II-36

Eltek Valere Launches Theia HE-t Series Inverter II-37

Enfinity Unveils 7 Electricity Inverters and 3 BIPV Systems II-37

Enecsys Launches a New 480W Microinverter II-38

Power-One to Unveil New Products of the AURORA® Range II-38

KACO New Energy Launches New Solar PV Inverters in the XP Series II-38

Power-One Unveils a DC/DC Power Optimizer and a 300W

Microinverter II-39

Motech Unveils PVMate 15E~20E II-39

AROS Unveils SIRIO 10000P II-40

AE Unveils Stainless Steel PV Inverters II-40

Enecsys Unveils SMI-D480W-60 II-41

Delta Launches Central Inverter SOLIVIA CL 200 for Large-Scale

PV Plants II-41

Motech Launches Wew PV Inverter II-41

KACO New Energy Unveils blueplanet XP10U-H410kW Inverter II-42

AETI Introduces New Models in ISIS 1000 Line II-42

KACO Launches New Powador Central Inverters II-42

Satcon Introduces Equinox™ Power Converter II-42

SMA Solar Technology Launches Sunny Boy 3000HF II-43

Power-One Introduces Dedicated Central Inverter II-43

KACO to Unveil New Three Phase Inverter Models II-43

Mitsubishi Electric Develops High Output PV Inverter Technology II-44

Carlo Gavazzi Introduces Single and Three-Phase PV Inverters II-44

Enecsys Introduces PV Micro-Inverter for North America and Europe II-44

Satcon Technology Introduces Satcon Equinox II-45

Sputnik Launches Series of Central Solar Powered Inverter Series II-45

SMA Introduces New HE Inverters II-46

Power-One Introduces PVI-250 and PVI-300 Inverters II-46

PV Powered Unveils New Solar PV Inverters II-46

Advanced Energy and PV Powered Jointly Launch PV Inverters II-47

Enecsys Releases Solar PV Micro-Inverters in North America and

Europe II-47

Fronius Launches CL PV Central Inverter II-48

Advanced Energy® Launches Solaron® 250 II-48

ABB to Launch Solar Inverter PVS800 II-48

Siemens Launches Sinvert PVS35OT UL II-48

Xantrex Introduces Xantrex GT500E and Xantrex GT250E II-49

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-50

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (USA) II-50

Electronica Santerno SpA (Italy) II-50

Enphase Energy, Inc. (USA) II-50

Fronius International GmbH (Austria) II-51

Ingeteam Corporacion, S.A (Spain) II-51

KACO New Energy GmbH (Germany) II-51

Phoenixtec Power Co. Ltd (Taiwan) II-51

Power-One, Inc. (USA) II-52

Satcon Technology Corp. (USA) II-52

Schneider Electric SA (France) II-52

Siemens AG (Germany) II-53

SMA Solar Technology AG (Germany) II-53

Sputnik Engineering International AG (Switzerland) II-53

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-54

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PV

Inverters by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Shipment Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 6: World Historic Review for PV Inverters by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in

Megawatts for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for PV Inverters-

Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Capacities by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin

America and Rest of World for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

US PV Inverter Industry - A Snapshot III-1

Table 8: US PV Inverter Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Revenues by Players- Foreign and Domestic (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Table 9: US PV Inverter Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Revenues of Domestic Players by End-use Segments -

Residential, Commercial and Utility (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-2

Strategic Corporate Developments III-2

Product Introductions III-9

Key Players III-19

B.Market Analytics III-21

Table 10: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 11: The US Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-22

2. JAPAN III-23

A.Market Analysis III-23

Outlook III-23

Major Trend III-23

Tsunami Leaves IGBT Output Virtually Untouched III-23

Strategic Corporate Developments III-23

Product Introductions III-25

B.Market Analytics III-26

Table 12: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 13: Japanese Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-27

3. EUROPE III-28

A.Market Analysis III-28

Outlook III-28

Major Trends III-28

European Manufacturers Capitalize on Strong Domestic Demand III-28

Supply Disruptions Rock European PV Inverter Industry III-28

B.Market Analytics III-30

Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for PV Inverters by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 15: European Historic Review for PV Inverters by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 16: European 15-Year Perspective for PV Inverters-

Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Capacities by Geographic

Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest

of Europe for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

3a. FRANCE III-33

A.Market Analysis III-33

Outlook III-33

Key Player III-33

B.Market Analytics III-34

Table 17: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 18: French Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-35

3b. GERMANY III-36

A.Market Analysis III-36

Outlook III-36

Table 19: German Inverter Production (2010 & 2020):

Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by End-use Market

- Domestic and Foreign (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Strategic Corporate Developments III-36

Product Introductions III-38

Key Players III-40

B.Market Analytics III-42

Table 20: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 21: German Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-43

3c. ITALY III-44

A.Market Analysis III-44

Outlook III-44

Strategic Corporate Developments III-44

Product Introductions III-45

Key Player III-45

B.Market Analytics III-46

Table 22: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 23: Italian Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-47

3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-48

A.Market Analysis III-48

Outlook III-48

Product Introductions III-48

B.Market Analytics III-49

Table 24: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 25: The UK Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-50

3e. SPAIN III-51

A.Market Analysis III-51

Outlook III-51

Market Trend III-51

Spanish FIT Rollback Creates Bubble in Europe III-51

Strategic Corporate Development III-51

Key Player III-52

B.Market Analytics III-52

Table 26: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment

Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 27: Spanish Historic Review for PV Inverters Market

Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in Megawatts

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-53

3f. REST OF EUROPE III-54

A.Market Analysis III-54

Outlook III-54

Strategic Corporate Development III-54

Product Introductions III-56

Key Players III-57

B.Market Analytics III-58

Table 28: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with

Shipment Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 29: Rest of European Historic Review for PV Inverters

Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in

Megawatts for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-60

A.Market Analysis III-60

Outlook III-60

Market Trends III-60

Chinese Government Rescues Domestic PV Industry III-60

Chinese Government Support Bolsters PV Inverter Production III-60

Taiwan to Emerge as Major Contract Manufacturing Hub III-60

Strategic Corporate Developments III-61

Product Introductions III-67

Key Players III-67

B.Market Analytics III-68

Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with

Shipment Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for PV Inverters

Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in

Megawatts for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

5. REST OF WORLD III-70

A.Market Analysis III-70

Outlook III-70

Strategic Corporate Developments III-70

Product Introductions III-74

B.Market Analytics III-75

Table 32: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for PV Inverters Market Independently Analyzed with

Shipment Capacities in Megawatts for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 33: Rest of World Historic Review for PV Inverters

Market Independently Analyzed with Shipment Capacities in

Megawatts for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 242 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 252)

The United States (34)

Canada (4)

Japan (7)

Europe (66)

- France (1)

- Germany (23)

- The United Kingdom (1)

- Italy (17)

- Spain (9)

- Rest of Europe (15)

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (138)

Latin America (2)

Africa (1)

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