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Global Solar Power Report RE 2017

Global Solar Power Report RE 2017

BMI View: The United States will drive global solar power capacity growth over the coming decade, withrobust capacity growth in China and India cementing Asia Pacific's position as the biggest solar regionalmarket globally over the coming decade. The impact of intensifying competition in the solar market onequipment manufacturers and project developers, as well as the increasing importance of distributed solarcapacity, are key themes we highlight in this edition of the Global Solar Power Report.

In this bi-annual Global Solar Power Report, which is the newest addition to BMI's Renewables service, weaggregate our forecast for the global solar power sector and take a top-down perspective in order to identifyglobal trends, opportunities and risks. Our global solar power forecasts are a bottom-up aggregate of the 117markets we cover, making up more than 99% of the global market.

The report is divided into five different areas, which we outline below, together with a number of our views:

Global Solar Forecast: We forecast total global installed solar capacity to increase by almost 96%between 2016 and 2026 - from 338.4GW to 662.3GW - of which the United States will make up almost29% of total additions. China and India will be the second and third largest markets, with 22% and 16%of total additions respectively. As such, Asia-Pacific will drive global solar capacity growth with anannual average growth rate of 12.5% between 2017 and 2026.


Executive Summary
Global Power & Renewables Forecasts
BMI Industry View
Global Industry Forecast
Global - Global Solar Power Forecasts: US To Drive Global Capacity Growth
Table: Headline Solar Power Forecast
Investment Hotspots
Global - Solar Investment Hotspots: Americas To The Fore
Table: Substantial Cost Reductions In UAE's Solar Tenders
Technology Trends
UAE - Government Push To Ensure Smart Uptake Of Distributed Solar
Peru - Renewables Opportunities To Be Limited To Off-Grid Solar
China - Large-Scale Floating Solar To Gain Traction
Project Analysis
Global - Solar Project Round-Up
Table: Top 10 Solar Projects Globally By Capacity
Table: India Renewables: State Of Play
Competitive Landscape
Table: China Dominating Solar Module Manufacturer Top Five
Appendix
Table: Global Solar Power Capacity Forecast
Table: Global Solar Power Capacity Forecast
Table: Global Solar Generation Forecasts
Table: Global Solar Generation Forecasts

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