Solarbuzz: Solar PV production equipment market falls to USD 3.6 billion in 2012

18 Jan. 2013 by

SOLARSERVER - NPD Solarbuzz Inc. (Santa Clara, California, US) has released a new report which finds that solar photovoltaic (PV) production equipment spending fell 72% to USD 3.6 billion in 2012.

NPD Solarbuzz' most recent "PV Equipment Quarterly" covers crystalline silicon technologies from ingot to module as well as thin-film PV. The report found that the leading equipment suppliers in 2012 were GT Advanced Technologies, Meyer Burger, Applied Materials and Apollo Solar.

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