SOURCE: NanoMarkets


October 18, 2010 12:45 ET

NanoMarkets Announces Release of Transcripts From Firm's September Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Teleconference

GLEN ALLEN, VA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2010) -  Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has released the written transcripts from its September 21st teleconference that presented findings from the firm's recent report, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Opportunities 2010." Persons interested in requesting a free copy of the transcript for this and other NanoMarkets events may do so on the firm's website at

The firm will release a companion report on Asian BIPV markets in November.

About the call:

On this call NanoMarkets presented the firm's latest perspectives on the evolution of BIPV markets and technologies and addressed the following items:

Overview of NanoMarkets' forecasts in terms of market size and growth and in terms of type of PV and type of BIPV product

Top factors driving the BIPV market forward

What are the top technological issues that BIPV needs to address in the near future and will the industry will be successful in doing so

What other factors besides $/W will make building owners invest in BIPV

How will each of the major types of PV perform in the BIPV market; a-Si, TFPV, OPV, etc.

What countries will most quickly adopt BIPV in 2011-12

What portion of growth in BIPV would come from retrofit and new construction

If the subsidies go away, how BIPV will do in the market

How long until residential markets see mass produced building integrated windows or roofing products

Who will be the largest manufacturers of those BIPV products

About the report:

"Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Opportunities 2010" from NanoMarkets provides an opportunity analysis for BIPV over the next eight years, based on the aesthetic and cost benefits discussed above. We also examine how manufacturers in the PV space can leverage these benefits to distinguish themselves in the marketplace. These opportunities are explored in terms of the three major classes of BIPV products that NanoMarkets has identified and defined: rigid BIPV products, semitransparent BIPV products, and flexible BIPV products.

About NanoMarkets:

NanoMarkets tracks and analyzes emerging market opportunities in energy and electronics markets created by developments in advanced materials. The firm has published numerous reports related to renewable energy and smart grid topics. Visit for a full listing of NanoMarkets' reports and other services.

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