U.S. PV System Pricing H1 2018: Forecasts and Breakdowns
Prices fell across all market segments in H1 2018, even with the implementation of module and steel tariffs, with single-axis tracking systems seeing the greatest drop. Customer-acquisition costs have risen for residential PV systems, with six states still seeing averages above $3.25/Wdc. Section 201 tariffs on imported crystalline silicon cells and modules were approved by the Trump administration in February 2018, which will have a significant impact on module pricing, but one not as dramatic as many feared.
Historical and Forecasted U.S. PV System Pricing by Market Segment, 2007-2023E ($/Wdc)
This report includes forecasts and breakdowns of U.S. system pricing for residential, commercial and utility-scale systems. It also provides system pricing by state, and discusses how installers and EPCs are planning to deal with the new, potential module tariff structure.