IHS To Acquire Rival NPD Solarbuzz

In what qualifies as probably the most “inside baseball” story I’ve ever covered for CleanTechnica in all my years, market research firm IHS has struck a deal to acquire rival NPD Solarbuzz. IHS put out a press release on Tuesday last week announcing the acquisition of two NPD groups — DisplaySearch … [continued]

UK Hits 2 GW Of New Solar Deployment In 2014

In an exclusive article posted on Solar Power Portal, NPD Solarbuzz Vice President Finlay Colville reported the company’s latest figures, showing that the UK has now reached 2 GW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions during 2014. “The mid-year lull is now officially over,” writes Colville. “Lorries and crates … [continued]

Solar PV Technology Roadmap Shows Healthy Industry

“The solar photovoltaic industry will continue to offer strong growth potential for a wide range of PV manufacturing technologies,” said NPD Solarbuzz vice president, Finlay Colville, on the launch of their latest PV Technology Roadmap report, which shows thin-film, premium crystalline silicon (c-Si), and the more traditional standard silicon-based each able … [continued]