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Solar panels market expected to garner $125.5 billion by 2016


March 4th, 2010

Global Information would like to present a new market research report, "Photovoltaic Solar Panel Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016" by WinterGreen Research, Inc..

The opportunity to harness a long lasting, cheap, powerful energy source is the central driving force behind the solar energy market. In short, solar energy has the potential to create electricity in enormous quantities. Solar power systems are compose of related power electronics, solar modules, and other components. Solar panel applications can be observed in commercial, industrial, and residential settings.

Demand for solar energy relies on the relationship between solar and petroleum prices, with the former holding low prices with the latter at higher prices. Increasing solar energy adoption in the future will depend on a combination of realizing economies of scale in manufacturing and production in addition to rising petroleum prices.

Solar energy is the future energy source because petroleum reserves are facing depletion. At 25-year life spans and approximately 10-year payback periods, Solar panels provide a plentiful and cheap way to harness energy. Although, payback can be achieved can be achieved in as few as 8 months if the solar electricity generated is used to charge an electric vehicle.

The solar panel market reached $19.6 billion in the year 2009; it is projected to reach $125.5 billion by the year 2016. Solar energy technology works and its many benefits have a positive return on investment over its lengthy life span.


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