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Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Size - By Material (N Material, P Material), By Technology (Monocrystalline, Polycrystalline), By Product (BSF, PERC/PERL/PERT/TOPCON, HJT, IBC & MWT), Country Outlook & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Size

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market was valued USD 954.7 million in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 2% from 2024 to 2032. These are photovoltaic devices that convert sunlight into electricity using silicon crystals, typically single-crystal or multi-crystalline silicon ingots, known for their structured arrangement of silicon atoms. Renowned for their unparalleled efficiency and durability, they stand as the cornerstone of the solar panel industry, driving forward the transition to clean, sustainable energy sources.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market

Stringent environmental regulations and ambitious renewable energy targets set by European Union directives will foster significant investments in solar energy projects which will augment the industry growth. Declining costs of technology coupled with favorable government incentives and subsidies will make the technology more accessible and attractive to consumers and businesses. Moreover, growing awareness of climate change and the pressing need to transition to clean energy sources will support governments, utilities, and consumers across Europe to embrace solar solutions, which will enhance the industry outlook.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Trends

Significant surge in demand driven by ambitious renewable energy targets set by governments across the region, aiming for carbon neutrality will augment the market statistics. Technological innovations are enhancing cell efficiency and reducing manufacturing costs, making solar energy more competitive thereby creating business prospects. Ongoing integration of solar power with emerging technologies including energy storage and smart grids will unlock new opportunities for grid stability and energy management, which will positively influence the product penetration.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Analysis

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Size, By Material, 2022-2032 (USD Million)

Based on material, the P material is anticipated to reach more than USD 700 million by 2032. Advancements in P-type silicon technology, particularly in dopant materials and cell architectures are driving efficiency improvements and cost reductions, making them more competitive in the market. Rising shift towards higher efficiency solar cells will favor the adoption of these materials, offering better conversion efficiency compared to N-type materials. Furthermore, growing demand for high-performance solar panels, especially across rooftop and utility-scale installations will boost the uptake of these materials leading to better growth trajectory.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Share, By Product, 2023

Based on product, the BC & MWT segment is set to grow at a CAGR of over 4% through 2032 due to their extraordinary performance and efficiency attributes. IBC technology, characterized by its rear-side contact design, minimizes shading losses and enhances sunlight absorption, thereby achieving higher conversion efficiency and facilitating greater penetration of the technology in the solar industry. Additionally, MWT technology improves cell conductivity by integrating metal conductors within the cell structure, thereby reducing resistive losses and enhancing overall efficiency. These advancements support to achieve sustainability targets and bolster industry growth.
 

Germany Crystalline Solar Cells Market Size, 2022-2032 (USD Million)

Germany crystalline solar cells market is projected to surpass USD 400 million by 2032. Strong commitment to renewable energy targets along with ambitious sustainability targets, including the Energiewende initiative will propel substantial investments in solar energy infrastructure, thereby stimulating the business landscape. Favorable government policies and incentives, including feed-in tariffs and net metering schemes, will encourage widespread adoption of the technology amongst residential, commercial, and industrial consumers. In addition, technological advancements in solar cell manufacturing processes coupled with research and development initiatives will foster innovation and efficiency improvements, thereby driving the business outlook.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Share

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Company Market Share

Eminent market players are focusing on expanding their production capacity and optimizing their manufacturing processes to meet increasing demand and improve cost efficiency. New players prioritize innovation and technology development to enhance cell efficiency and product performance. Moreover, sustainability and environmental responsibility initiatives are becoming increasingly important strategies, with companies emphasizing the use of renewable energy in their operations and promoting eco-friendly manufacturing practices to attract environmentally conscious consumers.
 

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Companies

Key players operating in the Europe crystalline solar cells industry are:

  • Canadian Solar
  • DuPont
  • Havells
  • Jinko Solar
  • JA Solar
  • Motech Industries, Inc.
  • Meyer Burger
  • REC Solar Holdings AS
  • Silfab Solar Inc.
  • SunPower Corporation
  • Singulus Technologies
  • Trina Solar Limited
  • United Renewable Energy, LLC
  • Vikram Solar Limited
  • Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.
     

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Industry News

  • In August 2023, HoloSolis SAS aims to set up a production line for solar cells and modules, emphasizing the development and optimization of production processes for crystalline solar cells in its R&D laboratory. Located near the Sarreguemines district, the factory is scheduled to begin production in 2025. Upon reaching full capacity, it aims to achieve an annual production capacity of five GW of solar cells and modules.
     
  • In June 2023, Enel Green Power subsidiary, 3Sun based in Italy, has unveiled new monofacial photovoltaic modules with n-type heterojunction G12 solar cells. These modules, which belong to the M40 series are meant for rooftop installations, have an efficiency of up to 25%, power ratings from 440 W to 480 W.
     

This Europe crystalline solar cells market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume and revenue in “MW & USD Million” from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Material

  • N Material
  • P Material

Market, By Technology

  • Monocrystalline
  • Polycrystalline

Market, By Product

  • BSF
  • PERC/PERL/PERT/TOPCON
  • HJT
  • IBC & MWT
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Netherlands

 

Authors: Ankit Gupta, Pooja Shukla

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

European market for crystalline solar cells was reached USD 954.7 million in 2023 and is set to expand at 2% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by the stringent environmental regulations and ambitious renewable energy targets set by EU directives fostering significant investments in solar energy projects in the region.

Europe crystalline solar cells market from the IBC & MWT segment is poised to record over 4% CAGR between 2024 and 2032, due to their extraordinary performance and efficiency attributes.

Germany crystalline solar cells market is projected to generate more than USD 400 million by 2032, attributed to the strong commitment to renewable energy targets along with ambitious sustainability targets, including the Energiewende initiatives.

Key crystalline solar cell firms in Europe include Canadian Solar, DuPont, Havells, Jinko Solar, JA Solar, Motech Industries, Inc., Meyer Burger, REC Solar Holdings AS, Silfab Solar Inc., SunPower Corporation, Singulus Technologies, Trina Solar Limited, United Renewable Energy, LLC, Vikram Solar Limited, and Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.

Europe Crystalline Solar Cells Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 350
  • Countries covered: 4
  • Pages: 200
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