Global PV Tracker Market Shares and Shipment Trends 2016

by Scott Moskowitz

Update: For the latest PV Tracker data and analysis, see our report The Global PV Tracker Landscape 2017.

The PV tracker market has become less concentrated, with the top four vendors accounting for only 64% of global shipments in 2016, compared to 74% in 2015. Indian and Chinese vendors climbed the charts in 2016 as trackers have become more popular in those countries, and the market continues to globalize.

2016 Global PV Tracker Market Shares by Shipments (MWdc)

NextTracker and Array Technologies Lead in Market Share

This subscriber-only brief includes the official 2016 global PV market tracker shares from The Global PV Tracker Landscape 2017 report. Shares are determined by trackers shipped in MWdc as defined by the DC capacity of the plant. Shipments are determined by the date in which product is delivered to the project site, title/risk is transferred and revenue is recognized by the vendor.

Full tracker vendor analysis, pricing and market forecasts will be available in May with The Global PV Tracker Landscape 2017 report. This pre-release section is only available to solar research subscribers. To learn more, please contact

Scott Moskowitz Senior Analyst, Solar

Scott Moskowitz is a Senior Analyst at GTM Research in the Solar PV Systems and Technologies practice, where his research focuses on PV system design, inverters, balance-of-system components and global downstream markets. In addition to tracking the global landscape of PV projects and balance-of-systems vendors, Scott was the Assistant Editor of PV News, the solar industry’s longest-running market research periodical. Before joining GTM Research, Scott was active with Engineers Without Borders, where he co-led a water and sanitation implementation project in the Peruvian Amazon. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and mathematics from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of California, Davis, where his work focused on energy efficiency, life cycle analysis and environmental law.

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