Solar Panel Manufacturing and Installation
SIC 3674 & 1731 | NAICS 334413 & 238210
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Greentech Media, Inc.
Online news source features news and information for the clean energy market with a focus on solar power, with news channels including "Solar Panel & Energy Manufacturer News", "Solar PV Modules & Panel Manufacturing News", "Residential Solar Panels & Rooftop Energy News", and "Solar Panel Financing & Project Venture Capital News". Selected articles and updates can be viewed free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
WTWH Media LLC
Solar Power World
Bimonthly trade publication provides news and information for installers, developers, and contractors, with special features including the annual "Top 500 Contractors" issue (July) which ranks contractors by total kilowatts installed and includes information on markets served (e.g., residential, commercial, utility) and services provided (e.g., EPC, developer, contractor, subcontractor, manufacturer installer).
Allied Market Research
Research reports available from this organization include:
Photovoltaic (PV) Panels
Photovoltaic (PV) Installations
Research resources available from this organization include:
PV Module Supply Chain Service
U.S. Downstream Distributed Solar Service
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing
https://www.bizminer.com Search for "334413"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Solar Panel Manufacturing / Installation
(see links for individual reports)
Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for companies that manufacture panels, modules, and cells and install roof- and ground-mounted photovoltaic system components (e.g., panels, inverters, mounting, cabling, storage batteries, and other accessories) for use in residential and commercial applications.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Manufacturing / Installation
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, engineering technician, production operator, project manager, and system installer, with employers for which salary or hourly wage rate data is provided including Sunpower Corporation, SMA America, SunRun, and SolarCity Corporation.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Careers in Solar Power / Photovoltaic (PV) Installers
https://www.bls.gov/career-guide / wage-survey
Career guide provides an overview of the industry and descriptions of various occupations employed in the manufacture and installation of photovoltaic panels and other related equipment, and the wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel involved in assembling, installing, and/or maintaining photovoltaic panels on roofs or other structures.
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