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Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market to reach USD 94.14 billion by the end of 2030.

Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Size study & Forecast, by Type (Monocrystalline, Polycrystalline) by Application (Mono Solar Cell, Multi Solar Cell, BIPV, Others), by Manufacturing Process (Czochralski, Float Zone, Bridgman), by Wafer Size (125mm x 125mm, 156mm x 156mm, 210mm x 210mm, Others) by End-User (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Utilities) and Regional Analysis, 2023-2030

Product Code: EESC-22236045
Publish Date: 30-10-2023
Page: 200

Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market is valued approximately USD 33.22 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 13.1% over the forecast period 2023-2030. A solar ingot wafer, also known as a photovoltaic (PV) wafer, is a key component used in the manufacturing of solar cells and solar panels. It is a thin, flat piece of crystalline silicon material that serves as the substrate for the construction of solar cells. A solar ingot wafer is a key component in the production of solar cells and photovoltaic modules. It is a thin, disc-shaped slice of silicon that serves as the building block for solar cells. The Solar Ingot Wafer market is expanding because of factors such as rising demand for clean energy worldwide, rising installation of solar panels across the world.

Global energy demand is growing worldwide owing to increasing population and economic growth. As per IEA, global electricity demand reached 24,700 TWh in 2021, a 6% year-on-year increase, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) Renewable 2021 Market Report, it is anticipated that renewables would contribute nearly 95% of the growth in global power capacity by 2026, with solar PV accounting for more than half of capacity. Furthermore, according to International Energy Agency, Power generation from solar PV increased by a record 270 TWh in 2022, up by 26% on 2021. Solar PV accounted for 4.5% of total global electricity generation, thus rising demand and adoption of clean energy is driving the market growth. In addition, Rise in Focus on developing kerfless wafers and government incentives and policies is creating new opportunities to the market growth. However, the high cost of solar ingot wafer and complex manufacturing process stifles market growth throughout the forecast period of 2023-2030.

The key regions considered for the Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market study includes Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America dominated the market in 2022 owing to factors such as such is increasing investment and acceptance of renewable energy sources for the generation of power in the area, as well as rising government support for solar renewable energy projects. Asia Pacific is anticipated to have considerable growth over the course of the forecast period due to factors like expanding residential and industrial sectors, growing demand for green energy sources, regional expansion of major players, and active participation of nonprofit and governmental organizations in the market.

Major market player included in this report are:
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd
CETC Solar Energy Holdings Co., Ltd.
DCH Group
Sumco Corporation
Siltronic AG
JA SOLAR Technology Co., Ltd
LDK Solar Technology Co., Ltd

Recent Developments in the Market:
Ø In December 2022, Adani Solar released the nation’s first sizable monocrystalline silicon ingot. The monocrystalline ingots will boost indigenization by increasing the efficiency of silicon-based PV modules from 21% to 24%. Although early manufacturing has already begun, the company intends to boost its ingot and wafer capacity by 2 GW by the end of 2023.
Ø In December 2022, CubicPV announced the building of 10-GW wafer facility, which it claims would be the biggest of its kind in the United States. According to CubicPV, the design is in progress, and a construction manager is on board. A firm representative declined to provide the team members’ names or the price.

Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Report Scope:
ü Historical Data – 2020 – 2021
ü Base Year for Estimation – 2022
ü Forecast period – 2023-2030
ü Report Coverage – Revenue forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth factors, and Trends
ü Segments Covered – Type, Application, Manufacturing Process, Wafer Size, End-User, Region
ü Regional Scope – North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa
ü Customization Scope – Free report customization (equivalent up to 8 analyst’s working hours) with purchase. Addition or alteration to country, regional & segment scope*

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within countries involved in the study.

The report also caters detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, it also incorporates potential opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:

By Type:

By Application:
Mono Solar Cell
Multi Solar Cell

By Manufacturing Process:
Float Zone
By Wafer Size:
125mm x 125mm
156mm x 156mm
210mm x 210mm
By End-user:
By Region:

North America


Asia Pacific
South Korea

Latin America

Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Snapshot
1.2. Global & Segmental Market Estimates & Forecasts, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.1. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Region, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.2. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Type, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.3. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Application, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Manufacturing Process, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.5. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Wafer Size, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.6. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by End-User, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.3. Key Trends
1.4. Estimation Methodology
1.5. Research Assumption
Chapter 2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Definition and Scope
2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Market Definition & Scope
2.2.1. Industry Evolution
2.2.2. Scope of the Study
2.3. Years Considered for the Study
2.4. Currency Conversion Rates
Chapter 3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Dynamics
3.1. Solar Ingot Wafer Market Impact Analysis (2020-2030)
3.1.1. Market Drivers Rising demand for clean energy worldwide Rising installation of solar panels across the world.
3.1.2. Market Challenges High Cost of Solar Ingot Wafer Complexity in manufacturing process
3.1.3. Market Opportunities Rise in Focus on developing kerfless wafers Government incentives and policies for renewable energy projects
Chapter 4. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Industry Analysis
4.1. Porter’s 5 Force Model
4.1.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.1.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.1.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.1.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.1.5. Competitive Rivalry
4.2. Porter’s 5 Force Impact Analysis
4.3. PEST Analysis
4.3.1. Political
4.3.2. Economical
4.3.3. Social
4.3.4. Technological
4.3.5. Environmental
4.3.6. Legal
4.4. Top investment opportunity
4.5. Top winning strategies
4.6. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.7. Disruptive Trends
4.8. Industry Expert Perspective
4.9. Analyst Recommendation & Conclusion
Chapter 5. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Type
5.1. Market Snapshot
5.2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market by Type, Performance – Potential Analysis
5.3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Estimates & Forecasts by Type 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
5.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Sub Segment Analysis
5.4.1. Monocrystalline
5.4.2. Polycrystalline
Chapter 6. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Application
6.1. Market Snapshot
6.2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market by Application, Performance – Potential Analysis
6.3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Estimates & Forecasts by Application 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
6.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Sub Segment Analysis
6.4.1. Mono Solar Cell
6.4.2. Multi Solar Cell
6.4.3. BIPV
6.4.4. Others
Chapter 7. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Manufacturing Process
7.1. Market Snapshot
7.2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market by Manufacturing Process, Performance – Potential Analysis
7.3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Estimates & Forecasts by Manufacturing Process 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
7.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Sub Segment Analysis
7.4.1. Czochralski
7.4.2. Float Zone
7.4.3. Bridgman
Chapter 8. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by Wafer Size
8.1. Market Snapshot
8.2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market by Wafer Size, Performance – Potential Analysis
8.3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Estimates & Forecasts by Wafer Size 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
8.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Sub Segment Analysis
8.4.1. 125mm x 125mm
8.4.2. 156mm x 156mm
8.4.3. 210mm x 210mm
8.4.4. Others
Chapter 9. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, by End-User
9.1. Market Snapshot
9.2. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market by End-User, Performance – Potential Analysis
9.3. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market Estimates & Forecasts by End-User 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
9.4. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Sub Segment Analysis
9.4.1. Residential
9.4.2. Commercial
9.4.3. Industrial
9.4.4. Utilities
Chapter 10. Global Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Regional Analysis
10.1. Top Leading Countries
10.2. Top Emerging Countries
10.3. Solar Ingot Wafer Market, Regional Market Snapshot
10.4. North America Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.4.1. U.S. Solar Ingot Wafer Market Type breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Application breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Manufacturing Process breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Wafer Size breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 End-User breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030
10.4.2. Canada Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5. Europe Solar Ingot Wafer Market Snapshot
10.5.1. U.K. Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5.2. Germany Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5.3. France Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5.4. Spain Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5.5. Italy Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.5.6. Rest of Europe Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6. Asia-Pacific Solar Ingot Wafer Market Snapshot
10.6.1. China Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6.2. India Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6.3. Japan Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6.4. Australia Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6.5. South Korea Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.6.6. Rest of Asia Pacific Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.7. Latin America Solar Ingot Wafer Market Snapshot
10.7.1. Brazil Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.7.2. Mexico Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.8. Middle East & Africa Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.8.1. Saudi Arabia Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.8.2. South Africa Solar Ingot Wafer Market
10.8.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa Solar Ingot Wafer Market

Chapter 11. Competitive Intelligence
11.1. Key Company SWOT Analysis
11.1.1. Company 1
11.1.2. Company 2
11.1.3. Company 3
11.2. Top Market Strategies
11.3. Company Profiles
11.3.1. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd Key Information Overview Financial (Subject to Data Availability) Product Summary Recent Developments
11.3.2. CETC Solar Energy Holdings Co., Ltd.
11.3.3. DCH Group
11.3.4. KONKA SOLAR Cell Co., Ltd
11.3.5. Sumco Corporation
11.3.6. Siltronic AG
11.3.7. GlobalWafers
11.3.8. JA SOLAR Technology Co., Ltd
11.3.9. Okmetic
11.3.10. LDK Solar Technology Co., Ltd
Chapter 12. Research Process
12.1. Research Process
12.1.1. Data Mining
12.1.2. Analysis
12.1.3. Market Estimation
12.1.4. Validation
12.1.5. Publishing
12.2. Research Attributes
12.3. Research Assumption

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