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Global Solar Micro Inverters Market to Witness 15.3% CAGR During 2016 – 2026

March 2017

According to a new market research report “Global Solar Micro Inverters Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2026 - Industry Insights by System Type (Stand-Alone, Integrated) by End-Use (Residential, Commercial and Utilities)” published by P&S Market Research, the global solar micro inverters market is projected to reach $1,968.7 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 15.3% during 2016 - 2026.

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Global solar micro inverters market worth $431.6 million in 2015

As per the research, the global solar micro inverters market is likely to grow from $431.6 million in 2015 to $2.0 billion by 2026. With the drop in micro inverter prices and rising awareness towards the benefits of MLPE technology, the solar micro inverters market is gaining traction across various end-users. Additionally, the demand for solar micro inverters is expected to spike further on account of reduction in cost of micro-inverters in the Asia-Pacific region. Moreover, factors such as rising preference for integrated PV modules or AC modules and support from the U.S. National Electric Code (NEC) to increase the usage of micro inverter technology worldwide is expected to drive the market during the forecast period.


Insights on market segments

As per the findings of research, the residential sector has been the largest consumer of solar micro inverters globally. As a part of system type, stand-alone segment has been the largest revenue generator for the market.

North America stand as the largest solar micro inverters market

Geographically, North America has been the largest market for solar micro inverters, where the U.S. has been the largest contributor to the regional market. Japan is the major market in the Asia-Pacific region, whereas in Europe, Germany generates highest revenue. GCC is the largest market in Middle East and Africa, while Chile emanates the highest demand in South America.

Growing awareness towards the use of renewable energy sources bolsters market growth

The factors driving the growth of the market include growing awareness towards the use of renewable energy sources across the world have led to the large-scale adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. The penetration of micro inverters in the global market is expected to increase during the forecast period on account of their optimal performance, comparatively more power output in comparison to conventional systems and continuous R&D efforts taken up by manufacturers in refining the micro inverter technology. The key trend observed in the market is the growing focus towards integrated module systems, also known as AC modules. The higher initial costs associated with the installation and replacement of micro inverters is expected to be a major challenge for the solar micro inverters manufacturers on a global front.

The rising affordability of energy storage devices creates ample opportunities for the market. Analysts observed that the rising affordability of energy storage devices for solar power systems is expected to benefit the vendors of micro inverters to a significant level during the forecast period. The increasing regulatory framework pertaining to the safety of solar systems such as National Electric Code (NEC) has significantly changed the perception of consumers about micro inverters across the globe.

Top three players account for major market share

The research states that the global solar micro inverters market is dominated by major players along with the presence of small scale manufacturers. Some of the key players in the global market include Enphase Energy Inc., SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., ABB Ltd, SMA Solar Technology AG, SunPower Corporation, Altenergy Power System Inc., Darfon Electronics Corp., Northern Electric & Power Co. Ltd, Sparq Systems, Inc. and Chilicon Power, LLC.

Product launches and strategic partnerships have been the major recent developments in the solar micro inverters market. Enphase Energy, Inc. and APsystems were some of the major players to announce partnerships in this market thereby broadening their market presence in the solar micro inverters market.

GLOBAL SOLAR MICRO INVERTERS MARKET SEGMENTATION
By System Type

  • Stand-Alone
  • Integrated

By End Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Utilities

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa
  • South America
    • Chile
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America