Every quarter, GTM Research’s solar analysts compile the most important data and findings from the past three months. The most important charts from the Q4 2014 Solar Executive Briefing covering pricing, installations, financing, policy and business models follow.
The new China solar tariff decision may drive panel prices below 65 cents per watt this year.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Commerce filed its preliminary review of the import tariffs on Chinese cells into the U.S. The review called for tariffs on Chinese cells to be reduced, and assuming the final decision doesn’t stray too far from the review, GTM Research expects U.S. module prices to fall to 64 cents per watt this year.