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This market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the photovoltaic (solar PV) sector of North and South America countries for the period 2016 ÷ 2025...

Update: June, 2017
Format: 1 file(s) (PDF report) in English language
Author: Inea Consulting Ltd.
Pages: 178
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  • This is unique thorough and detailed market report, which offers an incisive and reliable overview of the solar photovoltaic sector of North and South America for the next long term period 2016 ÷ 2025. The number of fully permitted and ready to build projects is promptly increasing. Newly installed PV capacity in this region will exceed 18.6 GW in 2017. Rooftop market segment in many countries is not developed and forecasted to score significant growth in the near future. The report provides a complete picture of the market situation, dynamics, risks, current issues and future prospects. You will find more than 175 pages of valuable information in this unique in-depth analysis of the North and South America countries solar PV market. With comprehensive market data this report brings clear and concise insights, to help investors, manufacturers and service providers in their decision making process. As 2015 and 2016 were challenging years for photovoltaic (solar PV) industry, the time for taking right decisions during 2017 and the next few years is limited. Fast changing market environment, requires relevant and accurate information. For your convenience we offer opportunity for orders with customized report content. Reasons to buy this market report are, but no limited to:

    • Solar resource potential in North and South America
    • Over 50 charts, maps and tables
    • Historical market data provided from 2000 to 2016 and forecasts until 2025
    • Overview of North and South America photovoltaic (solar PV) market development 2000 ÷ 2025 by countries
    • Development scenario of North and South America photovoltaic (solar PV) sector until 2025
    • Prosumer and Net Metering models, incentives and regulatory framework
    • Database with 200+ major active and upcoming photovoltaic (solar PV) plants in North and South America countries
    • Attractiveness indices for photovoltaic (solar PV) investments in North and South America countries
    • SWOT Analysis (detailed in 5 pages)
    • Overview of North and South America legal and regulatory framework for RES generation by countries
    • Project developers, EPC providers and Consultants in North and South America countries
    • Key organizations and stakeholders affecting development of the photovoltaic sector by countries
    • Comprehensive review of smart grid development in North and South America countries
    • Investment potential and opportunities

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  • FOREWORD    8
    1.    METHODOLOGY    10
    1.1.    Methodology    10
    1.2.    Limitations    13
    2.    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY    14
    3.    NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY LANDSCAPE    17
    3.1.    Renewable Energy Support Programs in North and South America    17
    3.2.    Renewable energy mandatory targets for North and South America countries    17
    4.    NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA ENERGY MARKET    19
    4.1.    General electricity market information    19
    5.    WORLD PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    24
    5.1.    PV modules and PV systems costs    24
    5.2.    Market overview    27
    5.3.    Future development trends    33
    6.    EUROPEAN PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    37
    7.    NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA SOLAR RESOURCE POTENTIAL AND MAPPING    46
    8.    NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    48
    8.1.    Market overview    48
    8.2.    Country attractiveness index for photovoltaic energy investments    50
    9.    COUNTRY PROFILES    52
    9.1.    ARGENTINA    52
    9.1.1.    Argentina Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    52
    9.1.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    53
    9.1.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    54
    9.1.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    55
    9.1.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    57
    9.2.    BRAZIL    61
    9.2.1.    Brazil Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    61
    9.2.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    63
    9.2.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    64
    9.2.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    65
    9.2.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    67
    9.3.    CANADA    70
    9.3.1.    Canada Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    70
    9.3.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    72
    9.3.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    73
    9.3.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    74
    9.3.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    77
    9.4.    CHILE    79
    9.4.1.    Chile Investment Climate    79
    9.4.2.    Electricity Market Structure    79
    9.4.3.    Chile Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    83
    9.4.4.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    85
    9.4.5.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    88
    9.4.6.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    92
    9.4.7.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    95
    9.5.    MEXICO    100
    9.5.1.    Mexico Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    100
    9.5.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    100
    9.5.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    101
    9.5.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    102
    9.5.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    103
    9.6.    PERU    106
    9.6.1.    Peru Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    106
    9.6.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    108
    9.6.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    108
    9.6.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    110
    9.6.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    110
    9.7.    USA    113
    9.7.1.    USA Photovoltaic Energy Market Overview    113
    9.7.2.    Renewable Energy Incentives and Generation Capacity Mandatory Target    116
    9.7.3.    Major deals, M&A activity, major planned, development and operating photovoltaic projects    120
    9.7.4.    RES Legal and Regulatory Framework    123
    9.7.5.    Key Stakeholders, Organizations and Institutions    124
    10.    COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SUPPORT SCHEMES IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA. FEED-IN TARIFFS AND GREEN CERTIFICATES    128
    11.    COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MANDATORY CAPACITY GENERATION TARGETS IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA    129
    12.    ELECTRICITY GRID NETWORK IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA    131
    12.1.    Transmission System Operators (TSO’s)    132
    12.2.    Distribution System Operators (DSO’s)    136
    12.3.    Grid connection constraints    137
    13.    SMART GRID DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA    139
    13.1.    Smart Grid and Super Smart Grid Concept    139
    13.2.    Smart grids development in North and South America    141
    13.3.    Smart grids development in North and South America    143
    14.    COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE. PROJECT DEVELOPERS AND INVESTORS IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    147
    15.    EPC AND O&M PROVIDERS, EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS AND CONSULTANTS IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    149
    16.    SWOT ANALYSIS OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    155
    17.    RISKS ABOUT PHOTOVOLTAIC INVESTMENTS IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA    159
    17.1.    Risks Associated with the Photovoltaic Energy Industry in North and South America    159
    17.1.1.    Regulatory Risk    159
    17.1.2.    Competition within the Photovoltaic Energy Industry    159
    17.1.3.    Public Attitudes towards Photovoltaic Energy Projects    160
    17.1.4.    Emerging Market Risk    161
    17.1.5.    Insurance Risk    161
    17.1.6.    Force Majeure Risk    161
    17.2.    Risks Associated with the Investor’s Finance Arrangements    161
    17.2.1.    Asset Sale Risk    161
    17.2.2.    Borrowing Risk    162
    17.2.3.    Foreign Exchange Risk    162
    17.3.    Risks Associated with the Development of Photovoltaic Energy Plants    163
    17.3.1.    Variability in the Source of Photovoltaic Energy    163
    17.3.2.    Development of the Project and Construction Risk    163
    17.3.3.    Capital Cost Risk    163
    17.3.4.    Permits    164
    17.3.5.    Land Options    164
    17.3.6.    Construction    165
    17.3.7.    Dependency on Suppliers    165
    17.3.8.    Technology Risk    165
    17.3.9.    Operation and Maintenance Risk    166
    17.3.10.    Market Price of Electricity    166
    18.    INVESTMENT TRENDS, POTENTIAL AND OPPORTUNITIES IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY MARKET    167
    19.    CONCLUSIONS    169
    20.    LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS    172
    21.    REFERENCES    174
    22.    DISCLAIMER    178
    23.    APPENDIX I. SOLAR RESOURCE MAPS OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA    179

  • MAP 1: The Grid Map of North and South America    20
    MAP 2: Interconnection Grid Map of North and South America    22
    MAP 3: Solar Resource Map of Argentina    53
    MAP 4: Solar Resource Map of Brazil     62
    MAP 5: Solar Resource Map of Canada    71
    MAP 6: Electricity Grid Map of Chile    80
    MAP 7: Solar Resource Map of Chile    84
    MAP 8: Solar Resource Map of Peru    107
    MAP 9: Smart Grid Projects Map in North and South America    146
    Map 10: Solar irradiation and solar electricity potential for optimally inclined photovoltaic modules in North and South America    179
    Map 11: Solar irradiation and solar electricity potential for horizontally mounted photovoltaic modules in North and South America    180


    Chart 1: Contribution of Key Drivers Toward Module Cost Reduction    25
    Chart 2: PV module price trends from 2008 to 2016 (€/Wp)    26
    Chart 3: PV system price evolution (€/Wp) in 2016    27
    Chart 4: Global PV cumulative installed capacity share in 2016 (MW; %)    29
    Chart 5: PV market share outside Europe in 2016 (MW; %)    32
    Chart 6: Global annual PV market forecast 2000 - 2025 (in MW)    35
    Chart 7: Global Rooftop Photovoltaic Development Scenario 2012 - 2025    36
    Chart 8: European PV markets split 2016 (in MW and %)    39
    Chart 9: Top 5 European residential PV markets in 2015 (in %)    40
    Chart 10: Top 5 European commercial PV markets in 2016 (in %)    42
    Chart 11: European annual cumulative photovoltaic market forecast until 2025 (in MW)    45
    Chart 12: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in North and South America in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    49
    Chart 13: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Argentina in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    54
    Chart 14: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Brazil in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    64
    Chart 15: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Canada in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    73
    Chart 16: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Chile in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    91
    Chart 17: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Mexico in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    102
    Chart 18: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in Peru in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    109
    Chart 19: Solar Resource Map of USA    113
    Chart 20: Cumulative developments of photovoltaic power plants in USA in MW from 2000 to 2025, including estimates    121
    Chart 21: Mandatory capacity generation targets for share of renewable energies in North and South America to 2025 (in %)    129
    Chart 22: Smart Grid Model Concept    139
    Chart 23: The SuperSmart Grid Diagram    141
    Chart 24: Budget of smart grids projects in North and South America, 2002 ÷ 2016    144
    Chart 25: Cumulative budget of smart grid projects in North and South America compared to average EU numbers, 2000 ÷ 2015    145

    Table 1: Top 5 countries by newly installed ground mounted PV capacity in MW in 2016    31
    Table 2: Support schemes for RES generation in North and South America    37
    Table 3: Attractiveness index for photovoltaic energy investments in North and South America in 2017    50
    Table 4: Feed-in tariff for photovoltaic energy in Argentina    57
    Table 5: Feed-in tariff for photovoltaic energy in Brazil    67
    Table 6: Feed-in tariff for photovoltaic energy in Canada    76
    Table 7: Planned solar projects in Chile for 2016 - 2025    90
    Table 8: Feed-in tariff for photovoltaic energy in Chile    95
    Table 9: Support schemes in North America and South America, 2017    128