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About the Solar Market Insight Report


U.S. Solar Market Insight® is a quarterly publication of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)® and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Each quarter, we collect granular data on the U.S. solar market from nearly 200 installers, manufacturers, utilities, and state agencies. This data provides the backbone of the report, in which we identify and analyze trends in U.S. solar demand, manufacturing, and pricing by state and market segment. We also use this analysis to look forward and forecast demand over the next five years. As the U.S. solar market continues to grow, Solar Market Insight provides an invaluable decision making tool for installers, suppliers, investors, policymakers and advocates alike. 

Click here for an overview of what the Solar Market Insight Report contains

The Source for Solar Data by Over 200 Media Outlets

The U.S. Solar Market Insight Report is a regularly cited source each quarter by over 200 top national media, regional news outlets, solar trade press, bloggers and U.S. government agencies, including ABC News, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, Politico, The Washington Post, and the New York Times.

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For questions about the U.S. Solar Market Insight and our other research and analysis efforts, contact SEIA's Research Department.

Purchasing the full Report

The Executive Summary, which is free, provides a general breakdown of the current state of the photovoltaic and concentrated solar power markets in the United States. The Full Report is a comprehensive perspective on all solar market sectors and is available to purchase.

FULL REPORT: $5,500 for SEIA Members, $7,500 for non-members 
  • National aggregate capacity additions
  • National aggregate number of installations
  • National weighted average installed price
  • National aggregate manufacturing production
  • Installations by market segment for all 50 states plus D.C.
  • Modeled installed cost by market segment
  • State-by-state strategic market analysis 
  • Component supply and pricing across the value chain
  • 5-10 year demand projections by market segment & state

About Wood Mackenzie

Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, formerly GTM Research provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, data services, advisory services and strategic consulting. Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables is made up of the solar, grid edge, and energy storage analysts from GTM Research, the wind team from MAKE, and the global power team from Wood Mackenzie.