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PV Inverter Market Size - By Product (String, Micro, Central), By Phase (Single Phase, Three Phase), Application (Residential, Commercial & Industrial, Utility), Connectivity, Nominal Output Power, Nominal Output Voltage & Global Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI234
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
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PV Inverter Market Size

PV Inverter Market size was valued at USD 25.5 billion in 2022 and is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2023 and 2032. A photovoltaic inverter, referred to as a solar inverter, is an essential device in a solar energy system. It converts DC (direct current) power generated by solar panels into AC (alternating current) power, which is compatible with standard electrical systems used across homes, businesses, and industries.


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Rising demand for clean and sustainable energy on the account of the growing concerns regarding harmful GHG emissions will positively influence the product adoption. Moreover, the gradual shift from local grids in line with the surging need for large-scale solar power plants will further show the diverse & sustainable growth of solar energy.


COVID– 19 Impact

The worldwide outbreak of coronavirus has had tremendous impact on the economy around the world. The COVID- 19 influenced the supply chain, elevating the prices of components and raw materials. The solar PV industry, on the other hand, experienced a positive impact upon its installation trend for the year 2020 because of helpful government programs including Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) incorporated with accelerating rooftop installations. Additionally, industrialized economies are concentrating on mitigating for the recent effects of COVID- 19 by speeding up the development of their existing solar PV projects.

PV Inverter Market Trends

The global demand for solar energy has been steadily increasing owing to the enhanced efficiency of these systems. Higher efficiency means that more of the captured sunlight is converted into usable electricity, which ultimately leads to better overall system performance and increased energy yields. Furthermore, policymakers' persistent conceptualization of policies and efforts to promote solar PV deployments, in conjunction with favorable customer preferences, will enhance industry dynamics in the coming years.


PV Inverter Market Analysis

PV Inverter Market Size, By Product, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

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String PV inverter market dominated around USD 13.9 billion revenue in 2022. String inverters, which process the DC electricity from multiple solar panels in a string have been competing in the market. It offers advantages in terms of flexibility and shading tolerance, while central inverters may be more cost-effective for larger installations. However, increasing number of industry participants coupled with favorable regulatory interventions will further stimulate the business growth.


The three phase PV inverter market will witness healthy growth till 2032, owing to swift industrial development favored by commercialization throughout the emerging countries along with considerable operational flexibility across various applications. Rising collaborations, partnerships, and investments with focus on solar energy infrastructure development will propel the industry landscape. Moreover, shifting consumer awareness and acceptance for cost reduction and commercial viability will positively influence product deployment.


PV Inverter Market Share, By Connectivity, 2022

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Standalone PV inverter market is anticipated to reach USD 13.7 billion by 2032, on the account of its utilization in remote areas, rural electrification projects, and off-grid applications such as water pumping, telecommunications, and remote cabins. Furthermore, advancements in off-grid technology, including improved energy storage solutions (batteries) and energy management systems along with increasing demand for reliable and clean energy solutions in off-grid locations will contribute to the business growth.


> 110 kW PV inverter market will gain remarkable momentum during the forecast timeline, driven by its capabilities including higher power density, improved efficiency, and enhanced grid compatibility to support large-scale solar projects. Grid support features, such as reactive power control and grid stabilization, are becoming more important as utility-scale solar installations increase. In addition to, favorable incentive programs including net metering and FITs will boost the demand for high output power systems.


>400 - 600 V PV inverter market is set to grow at a CAGR of 12.6% through 2032. Inverters with nominal output voltages in the >400 - 600 V range are often used in medium-scale solar installations, both commercial and utility-scale. Improved efficiency, cost reduction, and integration with advanced monitoring and control systems are some of the features supporting in exhibiting market potentials. Moreover, growing energy consumption across small-scale commercial establishments favored by the increasing solar consumer base will augment the industry outlook.


Residential PV inverter market in the recent years have gained a significant momentum. These inverters are designed for homes and small-scale solar installations. They focus on user-friendliness, aesthetics, and integration with home energy management systems. Owing to its features such as smart home integration, enhanced monitoring, and user-friendly mobile apps has rapidly increased product adoption. Furthermore, significant decline in the installation cost of solar coupled with stringent mandates toward manufacturing & integration of effective inverter technologies will foster the industry trend.


 Asia Pacific PV Inverter Market Size, By Country, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

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The Asia Pacific PV inverter market size held over USD 10.5 billion in 2022. Developing countries and regions with favorable solar conditions have become significant markets for PV inverters and solar installations. Stringent environmental regulations to increase adoption of renewable energy including solar will augment the business scenario.


Many regions have implemented or are considering grid codes and standards that require smart or grid-supportive features in PV inverters. These features include reactive power control, voltage and frequency regulation, and communication capabilities to support grid stability. Therefore, large scale deployment, technological advancement, supportive governmental initiatives, and growing demand for clean energy will significantly nourish the industry outlook.


PV Inverter Market Share

The major companies operating in the PV inverter market includes

  • General Electric
  • SMA Solar Technology AG
  • Sungrow
  • Growatt New Energy
  • Darfon Electronics Corp.
  • Schneider Electric
  • Enphase Energy
  • Siemens
  • Fimer Group
  • Eaton
  • SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Fronius International GmbH
  • Delta Electronics, Inc.
  • Altenergy Power System, Inc.
  • Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Private Limited
  • Sineng Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Tabuchi Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Canadian Solar
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Ginlong Technologies
  • GoodWe


PV Inverter Industry News

  • In July 2023, Enphase Energy announced the delivery of Enphase IQ Microinverters produced in Columbia along with Flex. The company aims to accelerate global clean energy transition with its advanced technology & strategic local manufacturing. This expansion will support the company to become leader in the microinverter industry and further propelling the business growth.
  • In November 2022, Fimer Group supplied nine PVS-100 Inverters to its partners Main Solution and Evolvere to be installed at a project of Vegitalia S.p.A. in Italy. The cost-efficient product is for decentralized PV systems suitable for rooftop and ground mounted applications. Therefore, the company strengthened its micro inverter distribution network and expanded its business in the industry.

This PV inverter market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of “MW & USD Million” from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product

  • String
  • Micro
  • Central

Market, By Phase

  • Single Phase
  • Three Phase

Market, By Connectivity

  • Standalone
  • On Grid

Market, By Nominal Output Power

  • ≤ 0.8 kW
  • 0.8 - 3 kW
  • >3 - 33 kW
  • >33 - 110 kW
  • > 110 kW

Market, By Nominal Output Voltage

  • ≤ 230 V
  • 230 - 400 V
  • >400 - 600 V
  • > 600 V

Market, By Application

  • Residential
  • Commercial & Industrial
  • Utility

The above information has been provided for the following regions and country:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Netherlands
    • Austria
    • UK
    • France
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Australia
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Israel
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Egypt
    • Nigeria
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Mexico


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Vinayak Shukla

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of PV inverter recorded USD 25.5 billion in 2022 and is set to reach USD 78.7 billion by 2032, due to rising demand for clean and sustainable energy sources along with the growing concerns regarding harmful GHG emissions worldwide.

The string product segment was values at USD 13.9 billion in 2022, on account of its flexibility and shading tolerance.

Asia-Pacific market reached USD 10.5 billion in 2022, owing to the stringent environmental regulations in the region.

SMA Solar Technology AG, Sungrow, Growatt New Energy, Darfon Electronics Corp., Schneider Electric, Enphase Energy, Siemens, Fimer Group, Eaton, SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. are some of the major PV inverter companies worldwide.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 24
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