Market for Solar PV Inverters in the US (Table of Contents)

Market for Solar PV Inverters in the US


October 1, 2012
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1. Executive Summary
2. What is a Solar PV Inverter?
2.1 Overview
2.2 Types of Solar Inverters
2.3 Applications of Solar PV Inverters
2.4 Advantages of Solar PV Inverters
2.5 Technique of Maximum Power Point Tracking
2.6 Solar Micro-Inverters
2.7 Solar Grid Tied Inverters
2.8 Failure of Solar Inverters
3. Introduction to the Global Market for Solar PV Inverters
3.1 Industry Definition
3.2 Overview: Global Solar PV Power Industry
3.3 Overview: Global Solar PV Inverter Industry
3.4 Cost Components of PV Systems
3.5 Impact of the Global Economic Recession
3.6 Global Production of PV Inverters
3.7 Industry Revenues
3.8 Region-wise Revenues
4. Solar PV Inverter Market in the US
4.1 Solar Photovoltaics Market in Canada
4.2 Industry Revenues
4.3 Average Cost of PV Inverters
4.4 Grid-tied PV Inverter Market Revenues
4.5 Industry Segmentation
5. Regulatory Framework
5.1 National Level Policies
5.1.1 Interconnection Standards
5.1.2 Net Metering Laws
5.1.3 Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
5.1.4 Long Term Extension of Energy Investment Tax Credits (ITC)
5.1.5 Solar America Initiative (SAI)
5.2 Regulatory Framework in California
5.2.1 California, Go Solar Campaign
5.2.2 CPUC California Solar Initiative (CSI)
5.2.3 CEC New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP)
5.2.4 POU Component of Senate Bill
5.2.5 Other Incentives
5.2.6 IID Energy – PV Solutions Rebate Program
5.2.7 Roseville Electric – PV Buy-down Program
5.2.8 Property Tax Exclusion for Solar Energy Systems
5.2.9 Government Subsidies
5.2.10 Direct Consumer Rebates
5.2.11 Tax Rebates
5.2.12 Cost of Going Solar Post Rebates/Credits
5.3 Regulatory Framework in Colorado
5.3.1 Solar Construction Permitting Standards
5.3.2 Solar Electric Rebate Program
5.3.3 Orphan Solar
5.3.4 Boulder – Solar Access Ordinance
5.3.5 Black Hills Energy – On-Site Solar PV Rebate Program
5.3.6 Xcel Energy – Solar Rewards Program
5.3.7 Boulder – Solar Sales and Use Tax Rebate
5.3.8 Boulder – Climate Smart Solar Grant Program
5.3.9 CORE – Solar Pioneer Rebate Program
5.4 Regulatory Framework in Iowa
5.4.1 Solar Energy Equipment Exemption
5.4.2 Property Tax Exemption for Solar Systems
5.4.3 Solar Access Easements
5.5 Regulatory Framework in Minnesota
5.5.1 Solar Equipment Certification
5.5.2 Solar Easements
5.5.3 Solar-Electric (PV) Rebate Program
5.5.4 Solar Energy Legacy Grants for Local Governments
5.5.5 Solar System Property Tax Exemption
5.5.6 Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption
5.6 Regulatory Framework in Nevada
5.6.1 Nevada Solar Access Law
5.6.2 Solar Contractor Licensing
5.6.3 Portfolio Energy Credits (PECs)
5.6.4 Renewable Generations Rebate Program – Solar PV
5.7 Regulatory Framework in New Jersey
5.7.1 Special Provisions for Solar in the RPS
5.7.2 New Jersey Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) Program
5.7.3 Renewable Energy Incentive Program (REIP), Upfront Incentive for Solar Systems
5.7.4 Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption
5.7.5 Solar Easements
5.7.6 Solar Access Law
5.8 Regulatory Framework in New York
5.8.1 Solar Easements
5.8.2 NYSERDA – PV Incentive Program
5.8.3 Solar Sales Tax Exemption
5.8.4 Solar Tax Credit
5.8.5 New York City – Property Tax Abatement for PV Equipment Expenditure
5.9 Regulatory Framework in Oregon
5.9.1 Solar Access Laws
5.9.2 Solar Energy Systems on Public Buildings
5.9.3 BEF– Solar 4R Schools
5.9.4 Energy Trust – Solar Electric Buy-Down Program
5.10 Regulatory Framework in Texas
5.10.1 Solar Energy Device Franchise Tax Deduction
5.10.2 Solar Energy Business Franchise Tax Exemption
5.11 Regulatory Framework in Washington
5.11.1 Solar Easements
5.11.2 Tax Abatement for Solar Manufacturers
5.11.3 Bonneville Environmental Foundation's (BEF) Solar 4R Schools Program
6. Major Domestic Manufacturers
7. Analysis of Major Industry Players
7.1 Fronius International GmbH
7.1.1 Company Overview
7.1.2 Business Segments
7.1.3 Market Presence
7.1.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.2 KACO New Energy, GmbH
7.2.1 Company Overview
7.2.2 Business Segments
7.2.3 Market Presence
7.2.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.3 Power-One, Inc.
7.3.1 Company Overview
7.3.2 Business Segments
7.3.3 Market Presence
7.3.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.4 RefuSol GmbH
7.4.1 Company Overview
7.4.2 Business Segments
7.4.3 Market Presence
7.4.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.5 SMA Solar Technology AG
7.5.1 Company Overview
7.5.2 Business Segments
7.5.3 Market Presence
7.5.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.6 Schneider Electric SA
7.6.1 Company Overview
7.6.2 Business Segments
7.6.3 Market Presence
7.6.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.7 Siemens AG
7.7.1 Company Overview
7.7.2 Business Segments
7.7.3 Market Presence
7.7.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.8 Elettronica Santerno
7.8.1 Company Overview
7.8.2 Business Segments
7.8.3 Market Presence
7.8.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.9 Sputnik Engineering AG
7.9.1 Company Overview
7.9.2 Business Segments
7.9.3 Market Presence
7.9.4 PV Inverter Production Statistics
7.10 Ingeteam Energy SA
7.10.1 Company Overview
7.10.2 PV Inverter Production Statistics
8. Glossary
9. Research Methodology
List of Figures
Figure 1: Internal View of a Solar Inverter
Figure 2: Applications of a PV Inverter
Figure 3: Installed Capacity of the Global Solar Photovoltaics Market (MW) 2005-2020
Figure 4: Installed Capacity of Solar PV Worldwide (MW) 2005-2020
Figure 5: Global Production of Solar PV Inverters (MW) 2006-2015
Figure 6: Global PV System Installation Cost (%), 2010
Figure 7: Global PV Inverter Cost Breakup
Figure 8: Green Stimulus in Select Countries (% and USD Billion), 2009
Figure 9: Global Production of Solar PV Inverters (MW) 2006-2015
Figure 10: Global Solar PV Inverter Industry Revenues (USD Million) 2005-2020
Figure 11: Region-wise Revenues for the Global Solar PV Inverter Market (%)
Figure 12: Solar PV Installed Capacity (MW) in the US 2005-2020
Figure 13: Revenues of the US Solar PV Inverter Industry (USD Million) 2005-2020
Figure 14: Average Price (USD per Watt) of Solar PV Inverters in the US, 2005-2020
Figure 15: Revenues for Grid-tied PV Inverter Systems in the US (USD Million) 2005-2010
Figure 16: Major Segments of the US Solar PV Inverter Market (%) 2010
Figure 17: Production of PV Inverters by Fronius International (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 18: Production of PV Inverters by KACO new energy (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 19: Production of PV Inverters by Power-One (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 20: Production of PV Inverters by RefuSol (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 21: Production of PV Inverters by SMA Solar Technology (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 22: Production of PV Inverters by Schneider Electric (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 23: Production of PV Inverters by Siemens AG (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 24: Production of PV Inverters by Elettronica Santerno (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 25: Production of PV Inverters by Sputnik Engineering (MW) (2006-2010)
Figure 26: Production of PV Inverters by Ingeteam Energy (MW) (2006-2010)
List of Tables
Table 1: Installed Capacity of the Global Solar Photovoltaics Market (MW) 2005-2020
Table 2: Global PV System Installation Cost (%), 2010
Table 3: Global PV Inverter Cost Breakup
Table 4: Green Stimulus in Select Countries (% and USD Billion), 2009
Table 5: Global Production of Solar PV Inverters (MW) 2006-2015
Table 6: Global Solar PV Inverter Industry Revenues (USD Million) 2005-2020
Table 7: Region-wise Revenues for the Global Solar PV Inverter Market (%)
Table 8: Solar PV Installed Capacity (MW) in the US 2005-2020
Table 9: Revenues of the US Solar PV Inverter Industry (USD Million) 2005-2020
Table 10: Average Price (USD per Watt) of Solar PV Inverters in the US, 2005-2020
Table 11: Revenues for Grid-tied PV Inverter Systems in the US (USD Million) 2005-2010
Table 12: Major Segments of the US Solar PV Inverter Market (%) 2010
Table 13: Components of the Go Solar California Campaign 2007-2016
Table 14: Budget for the California Solar Initiative, 2007-2016
Table 15: Ten Step Decrease in Payment Level under the California Solar Initiative, 2010
Table 16: Post-Rebates Cost of Installation of Solar System in California in 2010
Table 17: Colorado Core-Solar Pioneer Rebate Program, 2010
Table 18: New Jersey Solar Alternative Compliance in RPS, Payment Amount ($ per MWh), 2010
Table 19: Major Manufacturers in the US Solar PV Inverter Market
Table 20: Production of PV Inverters by Fronius International (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 21: Production of PV Inverters by KACO new energy (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 22: Production of PV Inverters by Power-One (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 23: Production of PV Inverters by RefuSol (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 24: Production of PV Inverters by SMA Solar Technology (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 25: Production of PV Inverters by Schneider Electric (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 26: Production of PV Inverters by Siemens AG (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 27: Production of PV Inverters by Elettronica Santerno (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 28: Production of PV Inverters by Sputnik Engineering (MW) (2006-2010)
Table 29: Production of PV Inverters by Ingeteam Energy (MW) (2006-2010)