April 10, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Global demand for fabricated flat glass in solar energy is forecast to grow at a 20% annual rate to $8.5 billion in 2021. The pace of gains will be similar to that of the 2011-2016 period, as solar energy continues to penetrate global markets and the rapidly expanding base of installed solar systems will support replacement sales for rooftop solar panels and related products. These and other trends are presented in Global Flat Glass Market, 13th Edition, a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.
Solar panel production is highly concentrated in a small number of countries, primarily China and other Asia/Pacific countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. As a result, demand growth for fabricated flat glass in this application will be concentrated in the Asia/Pacific region, in spite of the global nature of the expected solar energy boom.
Global demand for flat glass in all markets is forecast to grow 4.0% per year to 11.0 billion square meters in 2021, slowing from the 2011-2016 performance as growth moderates in China. In value terms, demand will rise 4.3% per year to $86 billion. Factors driving demand growth include:
Global Flat Glass Market, 13th Edition (published 3/2018, 345 pages) is available for $6200 from The Freedonia Group. For further details or to arrange an interview with the analyst, please contact Corinne Gangloff by phone 440.684.9600 or email email@example.com.
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