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GTM: Future of smart homes tied to voice automation devices, grid response

GTM: Future of smart homes tied to voice automation devices, grid response

June 19, 2018 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

Smart thermostats, connected lighting and electric water heaters offer customers greater awareness and control of their energy consumption. These devices are part of a broader landscape of home energy management technologies. By 2023, 28 percent of U.S. households will deploy smart thermostats; 36 percent will have at least one voiceRead More

Solar was more than half of all U.S. electricity capacity added in Q1 — here’s how it happened

Solar was more than half of all U.S. electricity capacity added in Q1 — here’s how it happened

June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am 0 comments

Showing resiliency in spite of the new tariffs on imported modules, the U.S. solar market added 2.5 gigawatts of solar PV in the first quarter of the year, representing annual growth of 13 percent (and a 37% quarter-over-quarter decrease), according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from GTMRead More

GTM: Global solar installations to top 100 GW in 2018 for first time

GTM: Global solar installations to top 100 GW in 2018 for first time

April 16, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

The global solar PV market will add over 100 gigawatts of capacity for the first time in 2018. According to the latest Global Solar Demand Monitor from GTM Research, installations will reach 104 gigawatts this year, representing 6 percent annual growth. GTM Research analysts anticipate that annual installations will easilyRead More

FIGURE: U.S. PV Installation Forecast, 2010-2023E. Source: GTM Research / SEIA U.S. Solar Market Insight Report

10 solar stats to know from the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2017

March 15, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2017 Year-in-Review from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) dropped today. Here are the 10 numbers to know. 10.6 GW That’s the new PV capacity in 2017, led by strong growth in the corporate and community solar segments. This is theRead More

Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

February 23, 2018 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Solar trackers continue to take more market share in large-scale PV design, and the #TrumpTariffs may even encourage more tracker deployment, in order for more conservative investors who traditionally installed fixed-tilt under pre-tariff pricing look to boost long-term project value. Even before accounting for that possibility, according to new dataRead More

Post-solar tariff roundup: Installation forecasts, SunPower delays, WTO challenge

Post-solar tariff roundup: Installation forecasts, SunPower delays, WTO challenge

February 1, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Tariffs are being placed on solar modules and cells, per orders of Donald Trump, and will be effective Feb. 7, 2018. Here are all of the details on how these will go into effect. What follows is an updated forecast for U.S. solar installations during that tariff period and additionalRead More

Source: GTM Research U.S. Downstream Solar Service.

Solar installation five-year forecast reduced 11 percent due to Trump tariff decision

January 23, 2018 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

According to new analysis by GTM Research, the tariffs on imported solar cells and modules set forth by the Trump administration will result in an 11 percent decrease in U.S. solar PV installations over the next five years. This represents a reduction of 7.6 GW of installed solar PV capacity between 2018Read More

Here’s why residential solar is down more than expected in Q3 2017

Here’s why residential solar is down more than expected in Q3 2017

December 14, 2017 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Despite more than half of U.S states now being at grid parity — meaning the levelized cost of energy is below electricity bill savings in year 1 of system life — the U.S. residential segment posted its lowest solar installation total since the first quarter of 2015, according to theRead More

7 solar install stats to know from third quarter 2017 report from GTM Research, SEIA

7 solar install stats to know from third quarter 2017 report from GTM Research, SEIA

December 14, 2017 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

In their latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said prices rose due to a tight global supply of modules and uncertainty around the Section 201 trade case now being weighed at the White House. What effect did this have on installationsRead More

GTM: Sunrun tops SolarCity as lease sales leader, and more residential solar sales stats

GTM: Sunrun tops SolarCity as lease sales leader, and more residential solar sales stats

November 20, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

2017 isn’t quite the banner year for solar that 2016 was. Aside from the trade case drama, it has also been a tumultuous year for the big names in the residential solar space. Three of the largest installers, including NRG Home Solar, Sungevity and Direct Energy Solar, have gone bankruptRead More