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Competitive Landscape: Photovoltaic Solar Power Inverters

Published: 29 September 2011

ID: G00217302

Analyst(s): James F. Hines, Alfonso Velosa


The photovoltaic solar energy industry is entering a period of rapid change amid declining government subsidies and intensifying competition. Solar power inverters will be at the center of the major technology shifts.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Market Analysis
    • Unstable Government Incentives Hinder Investment in Solar Energy
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Market Segmentation
    • Smart Panels Are Taking Off
    • Semiconductor Vendors Invest in Technology
    • Market Players
    • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Advanced Energy
    • Enphase Energy
    • Power-One
    • SMA Solar Technology
    • SolarEdge
    • Tigo Energy
  • References and Methodology

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