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November 17th, 2009

iSuppli Predicts Thin-Film Technology’s Share of Solar Panel Market to Double by 2013

Abstract:
Thin-film film solar cells are rapidly growing in market share, according to research firm iSuppi. iSuppli expects that thin-film will grow to account for 31 percent of the global solar panel market in terms of watts by 2013, up from 14 percent in 2008. In 2010 the average price for thin film solar panel is expected to be $1.40 compared to $2.00 expected for crystalline cells. Thin-film has the drawback of requiring 15 to 40 percent more space in terms of wattage produced, the company indicated.

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