Global solar PV inverter shipments declined for the first time since 2011 because of falling demand in Europe, but optimism remains high for a rebound because of high demand in the Americas and Asia.
MM500 Auto Ranging Multimeter today is designed to verify or troubleshoot electrical circuits safely and reliably
European system seeing wider adoption in U.S. markets
Modernization may be an alternative to the common repair vs. replace choices
Yingli shipped 1,450 MW worth of solar modules in the first half of 2013, which is up 7% from the same period in 2012 as the company remains the driving force in the PV module business.
The external power adapter and charger market is expected to rise 19% by 2014 because of growth in the smartphone, video game, and tablet markets.
IMS Research reports that more than 100 billion Gallium Nitride light-emitting diodes will ship in 2013 and revenue is expected to pass the $10 billion mark.
IHS reports that the solar industry will rise by 30% to $3 billion in 2014 because of increased sales in emerging economies in South America, Africa, and the Middle East.
IHS reports that the residential PV market is expected to reach 2.5 GW of storage by 2017 because of reduced costs and tariffs, particularly in Europe.
IHS reports that global gross margins for PV modules rose 1% in the first quarter of 2013 and is expected to reach 6% by the end of the year.