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Solar Photovoltaic Cell/Module Shipments Report

With data for 2014  |  Release Date: July 21, 2016  |  Next Release Date: September 30, 2017  |  full report

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Overview

Fewer companies now report on the EIA-63B survey because of consolidation and changes to strategic planning of companies in the U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) industry. As a result of fewer survey respondents, the data tables in the 2014 report are less detailed than in past reports to protect the confidentiality of the individual company-level data. Data can no longer be published for the specific types of PV cells and modules, or by region.

Table changes:

  • Table 1. Unchanged.
  • Table 2. Unchanged.
  • Table 3. Unchanged.
  • Table 4. Unchanged.
  • Table 5. Manufactured and Purchased from U.S. OEM have been consolidated. Cells assembled into modules and Sales to U.S. OEM for resale have been consolidated. Manufactured Individual data for crystalline silicon, thin film, and concentrator types of modules cannot be published. The total for all types of PV modules is shown.
  • Table 6. U.S. Shipments and Sales to U.S. OEM for resale have been consolidated. Individual data for crystalline silicon, thin film, and concentrator types of modules cannot be published. The total for all types of PV modules is shown.
  • Table 7. Information in the new Table 7 covering imports has been consolidated into seven categories: Canada, China, Germany, Japan, India, South Korea, and All others. Individual data for crystalline silicon, thin film, and concentrator types of modules cannot be published. The total for all types of PV modules is shown.
  • Table 8. Exports have been consolidated to the continent level, rather than country level, except for exports to Canada and Mexico. Individual data for crystalline silicon, thin film, and concentrator types of modules cannot be published. The total for all types of PV modules is shown.
  • Table 9. Individual data for crystalline silicon, thin film, and concentrator types of modules cannot be published. The total for all types of PV modules is shown.


Data Tables

1 U.S. photovoltaic industry status, 2014
2 Value and average value of photovoltaic module shipments, 2014
3 Annual photovoltaic module shipments, 2004-2014 (peak kilowatts)
4 Average value of photovoltaic modules, 2004-2014 (dollars per peak watt)
5 Source and disposition of photovoltaic cell shipments, 2014 (peak kilowatts)
6 Source and disposition of photovoltaic module shipments, 2014 (peak kilowatts)
7 Photovoltaic module import shipments by country, 2014 (peak kilowatts)
8 Destination of photovoltaic module export shipments, 2014 (peak kilowatts)
9 U.S. photovoltaic module shipments by state/territory, 2014 (peak kilowatts)