NPD Solarbuzz: Regional Solar PV Conferences to Highlight Future Market Trends and Opportunities

Conferences in Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and San Jose will provide new research, insight, and long-term forecasts for the solar photovoltaic industry.

Santa Clara, Calif. (June 25, 2013)—NPD Solarbuzz today announced the company's schedule of regional photovoltaic (PV) conferences in Korea, China, Taiwan, and the US. The four conferences will focus on the most pressing issues affecting companies seeking to participate in, influence, and benefit from the global solar PV industry.

"We have organized our regional events so that companies operating in the PV industry can understand exactly what issues will drive future market growth and the challenges these issues will present," explained Finlay Colville, Vice President at NPD Solarbuzz. "Our global PV analyst team will unveil the latest NPD Solarbuzz research, complemented by industry-leading experts in each region who will provide their own forecasts and offer additional market insights."

Conference attendees will gain a clear understanding of key end-market demand drivers, industry supply and capacity levels, emerging market opportunities, cost and pricing, new PV technologies, and the effects of trade wars on the global PV landscape.

The NPD Solarbuzz Regional PV Conferences are taking place in Asia and North America this summer:

*Korea PV Conference—Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 8 am to 5 pm at the COEX Conference Room in Seoul, South Korea

*China PV Conference—Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19, 2013 from 8:05 am to 5:15 pm at the Renaissance Yangtze Hotel in Shanghai, China

*Taiwan PV Conference—Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Taipei International Conference Center in Taipei, Taiwan

*North America PV Conference—Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 8 am to 5 pm at the San Jose Hilton in San Jose California

For more information about conferences and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Laura Castellano at 1.408.418.1904 or

Visit to find the latest agendas and discounted pricing for NPD Solarbuzz conferences. For more information about Solarbuzz, contact us at one of our seven global locations, email us at, or call Charles Camaroto at 1.516.625.2452.

About NPD Solarbuzz
NPD Solarbuzz, part of The NPD Group, offers North America PV Markets Quarterly, Marketbuzz, Solarbuzz Quarterly, and other upstream and downstream photovoltaic (PV) market quarterly reports, providing the solar energy and PV industries with global historical and forecast data for the PV supply chain. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @Solarbuzz.

About The NPD Group, Inc.
The NPD Group provides global information and advisory services to drive better business decisions. By combining unique data assets with unmatched industry expertise, we help our clients track their markets, understand consumers, and drive profitable growth. Sectors covered include automotive, beauty, consumer electronics, entertainment, fashion, food/foodservice, home, luxury, mobile, office supplies, sports, technology, toys, and video games. For more information, visit and Follow us on Twitter: @npdtech and @npdgroup.

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