1 INTRODUCTION 16
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 16
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 16
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 17
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 PACKAGE SIZE 18
1.6 LIMITATIONS 18
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 18

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 19
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 19
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 20
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary source 20
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 21
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 21
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 22
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 22
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 23
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 25
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 32
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET 32
4.2 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 32
4.3 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY REGION 33
4.4 ASIA-PACIFIC SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET 34
4.5 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY TYPE 35

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 36
5.1 INTRODUCTION 37
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 37
5.2.1 DRIVERS 38
5.2.1.1 Supportive policies and initiatives of various governments across the globe for the installation of solar PV plants to ensure renewable energy generation 38
5.2.1.2 Increasing demand for solar systems in residential applications 38
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 39
5.2.2.1 High costs involved in the installation, storage, and purchase of power conversion devices 39
5.2.2.2 Increasing prices of raw materials 39
5.2.2.3 5.6.2.1 Stringent implementation of various regulations for carbon dioxide emissions 40
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 40
5.2.3.1 Decreasing costs of solar systems and energy storage devices 40
5.2.3.2 Increasing prices of fossil fuels 41
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 41
5.2.4.1 Energy efficient manufacturing process for the glass industry 41
5.2.4.2 Less availability of high-quality solar PV glass 42
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 43
5.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 44
5.3.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 44
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 44
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 44
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 45
5.4 MACRO ECONOMIC OVERVIEW AND KEY TRENDS 46
5.5 TRENDS AND FORECASTS OF GDP OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES 46
5.6 TRENDS IN THE SOLAR ENERGY INDUSTRY 48
5.7 INCREASING CONCERNS ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING 49

6 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 50
6.1 INTRODUCTION 51
6.2 RESIDENTIAL 52
6.3 NON-RESIDENTIAL 53
6.4 UTILITY 55

7 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY TYPE 56
7.1 INTRODUCTION 57
7.2 AR COATED SOLAR PV GLASS 58
7.3 TEMPERED SOLAR PV GLASS 59
7.4 TCO COATED SOLAR PV GLASS 59
7.5 OTHER SOLAR PV GLASS TYPES 60

8 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY END USER 61
8.1 INTRODUCTION 61
8.2 CRYSTALLINE SILICON PV MODULES 61
8.3 THIN FILM PV MODULES 61
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9 SOLAR PV GLASS MARKET, BY REGION 62
9.1 INTRODUCTION 63
9.2 ASIA-PACIFIC 64
9.2.1 CHINA 68
9.2.2 JAPAN 69
9.2.3 INDIA 70
9.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 71
9.2.5 THAILAND 72
9.2.6 AUSTRALIA 73
9.2.7 MALAYSIA 74
9.2.8 TAIWAN 75
9.2.9 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 76
9.3 NORTH AMERICA 77
9.3.1 U.S. 79
9.3.2 CANADA 80
9.3.3 MEXICO 81
9.4 EUROPE 83
9.4.1 GERMANY 86
9.4.2 FRANCE 87
9.4.3 U.K. 88
9.4.4 ITALY 89
9.4.5 SPAIN 90
9.4.6 SWITZERLAND 91
9.4.7 SWEDEN 92
9.4.8 NETHERLANDS 93
9.4.9 REST OF EUROPE 94
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 95
9.5.1 TURKEY 98
9.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 99
9.5.3 ISRAEL 100
9.5.4 ALGERIA 101
9.5.5 REST OF MEA 102
9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 103
9.6.1 BRAZIL 106
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 107
9.6.3 CHILE 108
9.6.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 109
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10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 111
10.1 INTRODUCTION 111
10.1.1 VANGUARDS 111
10.1.2 INNOVATOR 111
10.1.3 DYNAMIC 111
10.1.4 EMERGING 111
10.2 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 113
10.2.1 PRODUCT OFFERINGS 113
10.2.2 BUSINESS STRATEGIES 114

11 COMPANY PROFILES 115
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
11.1 AGC SOLAR 115
11.2 NIPPON SHEET GLASS CO. LTD. 118
11.3 TAIWAN GLASS IND. CORP. 121
11.4 FLAT GLASS CO. LTD. 124
11.5 XINYI SOLAR HOLDINGS LTD. 126
11.6 SISECAM FLAT GLASS 128
11.7 SAINT-GOBAIN 131
11.8 GUANGDONG GOLDEN GLASS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 134
11.9 BOROSIL GLASS WORKS LTD. 136
11.10 GUARDIAN GLASS 138
11.11 HENAN HUAMEI CINDA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD 140
11.12 GUANGFENG SOLAR GLASS (HONG KONG) CO., LTD. 142
11.13 HECKER GLASTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG 144
11.14 INTERFLOAT CORPORATION 146
11.15 OTHER COMPANIES 148
11.15.1 DONGGUAN CSG SOLAR GLASS CO., LTD 148
11.15.2 QINGDAO MIGO GLASS CO., LTD. 148
11.15.3 F SOLAR GMBH 148
11.15.4 AVIC SANXIN CO., LTD. 148
11.15.5 THERMOSOL GLASS 148
11.15.6 SUNARC TECHNOLOGY A/S 149
11.15.7 SHENZHEN TOPRAY SOLAR CO., LTD. 149
11.15.8 CHANGZHOU ALMADEN CO., LTD. 149
11.15.9 EUROGLAS 149
11.15.10 EMMVEE TOUGHENED GLASS PRIVATE LIMITED 150
11.15.11 JIN JING (GROUP) CO., LTD. 150
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies
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12 APPENDIX 151
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 151
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 155
12.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 157
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 158
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 158
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 159
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