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Solar Panel Cleaning Market size to exceed $1bn by 2026

  • Published Date: April 13, 2020

Solar Panel Cleaning Market size is expected to surpass USD 1 billion by 2026, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights Inc.

Solar panel cleaning industry share is anticipated to increase on account of rising deployment of PV modules followed by improving power efficiency cycle. In addition, shifting consumer preferences toward clean energy coupled with mandatory regulatory norms for promoting successful adoption of eco-friendly technologies will propel the industry outlook. For instance, Sunbrush mobil GmbH launched a new X500 brush in May 2019 to clean solar modules and allowing the brush pressure to be adjusted automatically ensuring consistency in cleaning performance. Furthermore, ongoing technological advancements toward solar cleaning systems will positively stimulate the service demand.

Increasing deployment of utility aided solar farms across the developing nations will foster the product demand

Growing adoption of renewables power generating technologies along with continuously declining prices of associated equipment will boost the demand for solar panel cleaning systems. Rapid technological upgradation in conjunction with ongoing government aids in the form of credits and tax rebates will augment the industry landscape. Increasing deployment of utility-aided solar farms coupled with growing energy demand across nations experiencing a lack of sustainable electric infrastructure will boost the demand for industrial & utility segment of the solar panel cleaning market.

Browse key industry insights spread across 388 pages with 654 market data tables & 29 figures & charts from the report, “Solar Panel Cleaning Market Analysis By Technology (Wet Cleaning {Semi-Automated, Automated, Water Brushes}, Dry Cleaning {Electrostatic, Automated Robotic,}), By Process (Semi-Automated, Automated, Water Brushes, Electrostatic, Automated Robotic), By Mode of Operation (Manual, Autonomous), By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial & Utility, Others) Industry Analysis Report, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026” in detail along with the table of contents:

Rapid deployment of advanced technologies as well as increasing R&D investments will further boost the business scenario

Automated solar panel cleaning market is set to grow on account of increasing number of PV installations in desert areas coupled with the focus on strategies to mitigate performance losses. For instance, Blade Ranger developed waterless and fully autonomous “Pleco” robot in July 2019, featuring four-hour battery life and ability to clean around 1,080 square meters on a single charge. Moreover, ongoing research & development investments towards the solar cleaning technologies as well as growing focus toward efficient solar generation techniques will positively sway the industry dynamics.

Europe will witness an upsurge on account of growing investments toward large-scale solar projects will stimulate the market trend

Europe solar panel cleaning market is set to grow pertaining to stringent environmental norms coupled with introduction of large-scale solar projects across the nations. For instance, EU holds one fifth share of the global installed capacity comprising of about 5.5 % of its electricity demand. In addition, surging demand for coal replacement with sustainable sources along with effective energy optimization policies will further lay a competitive business scenario. Growing regulatory measures to reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable development aligned with burgeoning investments toward clean energy will positively stimulate the industry scenario. However, the outbreak of COVID 2019 virus across the region will reduce the service operation for a short period of time.

High reliability and feasibility of autonomous cleaning systems across industrial and utility sector will fuel the industry landscape

Autonomous solar panel cleaning will witness significant momentum on account of providing high-level safety during cleaning operations along with easy working principle involved. High voltage systems, drone systems and self-cleaning methods are some major features that will propel the process demand. Ability to operate with minimal staff and lower maintenance cost as well as high reliability and feasibility across large solar farms will fuel the positive service demand.

Key participants in the solar panel cleaning market includes Saint Gobain, Solar Service Professional, Miraikikai, Ecoppia, Pacific Panel Cleaners, Premier Solar Cleaning, Sharp, Clean Solar Solutions, Solar Cleaning Machinery, Indisolar Products and Solbright amongst others.

Authors: Ankit Gupta, Riya Gupta