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Global Thin Film Market 2012-2016

Global Thin Film Market 2012-2016

Category : Energy and Power

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TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Thin Film market to grow at a CAGR of 33.80 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing use of solar energy. The Global Thin Film market has also been witnessing various governments increasing investing in the Solar industry. However, the shortage of raw material used for the production of thin films could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 
TechNavio's report, the Global Thin Film Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Thin Film market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include First Solar Inc., Sharp Corp., Trony Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., and United Solar Ovonic LLC.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are Anwell Technologies Ltd., Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Auria Solar Co. Ltd., Avancis GmbH & Co. KG., Best Solar Hi-Tech Co. Ltd., Bosch Solar Energy AG, ENN Solar Energy Co. Ltd., Global Solar Energy Inc., Kaneka Corp., Keneka Solartech Co. Ltd., Masdar PV GmbH, MiaSole Inc., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Moser Baer India Ltd., Nanosolar Inc., NexPower Technology Corp., Q-Cells International GmbH, RITEK Corp., Solar Frontier Kabushiki Kaisha, Solyndra Inc., Sulfurcell Solartechnik GmbH, Suntech Power Holding Co. Ltd., and Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
What are key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Introduction

04. Market Research Methodology

Market Research Process

Research Design

Research Methodology

05. Scope of the Report

Market Overview

Product Offerings

06. Market Landscape

06.1 Solar Panel


06.2 End-user Segmentation of Solar Panels

06.3 Solar Cell Classification

06.4 Solar Cell Feature Comparison

06.5 Solar Cell Industry Segmentation

Solar Cell Industry by Solar Cell Type

Solar Cell Industry by Solar Cell Chemical Composition

06.6 Global Solar Cell Industry Demand and Supply Trend Line 2000–2015

06.7 Thin Film Market Size and Forecast

06.8 Segmentation by Thin Film Technology

06.9 Five Forces Analysis

07. Geographical Segmentation

08. Key Leading Countries




09. Vendor Landscape

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Key Vendor Analysis

16.1 First Solar Inc.

Business Overview

Business Segmentation

Revenue Segmentation by Business Segments in 2012

Revenue Segmentation by Products in 2012

Revenue Segmentation by Region in 2012

Key Information

SWOT Analysis

16.2 Sharp Corp.

Business Overview

Key Information

SWOT Analysis

16.3 Trony Solar Holdings Co. Ltd.

Business Review

Key Information

SWOT Analysis

16.4 United Solar Ovonic LLC

Business Overview

Key Information

SWOT Analysis

17. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology

Exhibit 2: Solar Panel Components

Exhibit 3: End-user Segmentation of Solar Panels 2012

Exhibit 4: Major Types of Solar Cells

Exhibit 5: Description of Solar Cell Types

Exhibit 6: Feature Comparison of Various Solar Cells

Exhibit 7: Solar Cell Industry Segmentation by Cell Type 2012

Exhibit 8: Crystalline Solar Cell and Thin Film Solar Cell Types by Chemical   Composition

Exhibit 9: Solar Cell Industry by Cell Chemical Composition 2012

Exhibit 10: Global Solar Cell Industry Demand and Supply Trend Line 2000–2015   (percent)

Exhibit 11: Global Thin Film Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)

Exhibit 12: Global Thin Film Market by Technology Segmentation 2012 (percent)

Exhibit 13: Global Thin Film Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012

Exhibit 14: Global Thin Film Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012

Exhibit 15: Top Five Technological Advancements in the Solar Panels Industry

Exhibit 16: First Solar Inc. Business Segmentation 2012

Exhibit 17: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Business Segments 2012 (percentage)

Exhibit 18: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Products 2012 (percentage)

Exhibit 19: First Solar Inc. Revenue Generation by Region 2012 (percentage)