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Solar Supplier

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Understand the solar supply chain by analyzing the solar supplier market, from raw materials to solar module manufacturing.

We Provide

We provide a complete overview of supply and demand for key raw materials, ingots and wafers, as well as cell and module manufacturing. Users can acquire solar supplier intelligence channeled through thematic reports, a steady flow of commentaries, and a bottom-up database of all manufacturing plants and projects globally. Clients can connect with our leading industry experts and go deeper through customized advisory services.

We Deliver

We deliver a complete set of analysis covering the solar energy supply chain, including historical and future investments, contract awards, service purchases, prices and cost formation, supplier information, and project activities.

We Collaborate

We collaborate with suppliers, service providers, developers, and the vast industry network that Rystad Energy has across all energy sectors to provide our users with the most up-to-date data and analysis of the solar supplier market during this period of rapid expansion.


Understand solar demand and supply by analyzing the solar supplier market, from raw materials to solar module manufacturing.

Features included

  • Annual supply and demand of raw materials, polysilicon, ingots, wafers, cells, modules and other equipment, with supply derived from the manufacturing plant level and up
  • Historical and forecasted pricing of raw materials, as well as cost formation of solar modules
  • Global coverage of expenditure, with bottom-up, project-by-project data
  • Historical installation time series of capacity, as well as forecasted solar demand under different energy scenarios
  • Supplier information and market share for all related components and infrastructure

Enables you to

  • Study the solar supplier market, including raw material production capacity per manufacturing plant and region. Learn about key suppliers of each component and their market share on a global, regional and national level
  • Understand price formation and cost drivers for solar modules and solar projects
  • Analyze demand patterns for solar project materials and trade flows, as well as historical contract awards and buyers' relationships
  • Understand global solar energy installation activity in terms of installed capacity, module type, and geography. Identify installation opportunities by looking at annual additions under different energy scenarios, and recognize demand for solar module components and operational services
  • Assess strategy and target specific regions, market segments and solar energy projects
  • Track emissions and carbon capture applications during production in different sectors

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Stay up-to-date on all aspects of the global solar supplier market through our extensive family of detailed reports and our steady flow of value-adding commentaries, along with our vast series of ready-made factsheets.

Features included

  • Solar Supply Chain Report – covering important trends and outlook for the solar energy market
  • Project Factsheets – providing a quick overview of the key characteristics and technical details for solar projects globally, in an easy-to-digest format
  • Commentaries – covering frequent insights into current trends and industry events, with both macro overviews and deep-dives into topics related to the solar energy industry
  • Access to analysts – providing product support and training, in addition to discussions and further insights from Rystad Energy’s global team of experts

Enables you to

  • Get a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the global solar supplier market, powered by Rystad Energy’s proprietary databases
  • Get instant access to key manufacturers’ production overview and expansion plans in an easy-to-digest format
  • Browse through in-depth written analyses from leading industry experts covering current events and the latest trends in the industry.

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Solar Supplier Analytics


  • Our consulting work builds on a strong understanding of current activity and the project pipeline. As technology is developing rapidly and pushing costs lower, we maintain a close relationship with market participants to understand the outlook.
  • Our consultants work closely with the management of many stakeholders across all industry segments, providing support for strategy development, business planning and acquisition screening, among other assignments.