Silicon Solar Cell and Module Roadmap

July 7, 2015 | State of the Market Report

PERC and PERL cell architectures have become significantly more common among tier-one x-Si solar players in the past two years; meanwhile, companies like First Solar and SolarCity are investing in n-type, bifacial cell technologies to target distributed generation markets. In this report, we will lay out the possibilities for continued cell evolution as manufacturers continue to increase investments in R&D, with a focus on higher efficiencies and lower production costs to drive the next wave of solar deployment.

Coverage Areas

  • Distributed Generation
  • Next Generation Power
  • Owning the Energy Transition

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Outlook
  • Endnotes


Kevin See, Ph.D.

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