NPD Solarbuzz North America PV Conference to Examine the Latest Industry Dynamics and Market Opportunities

Leading solar conference to examine how recent trade decisions and global trade disputes will affect the global industry over the next five years.

Santa Clara, Calif., July 15, 2014—NPD Solarbuzz today announced that the company's upcoming North America PV Conference will take place at the San Jose Hilton on August 6, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. PDT.

The conference will provide key global insights into recent trade decisions and global trade disputes and examine how they will affect the global industry and create both opportunities and challenges for a variety of players in the North American market.

A series of presentations by NPD Solarbuzz analysts and external guest speakers from 8minutenergy Renewables, Gestamp Solar, Jinko Solar, QBotix, Silevo, and Tigo Energy will explore where the industry is, how it got there, and where it is going in the post-trade-war world. Key conference sessions include the following:

*Resetting United States and Global PV Supply Chains Post-Trade War Reshuffle
*Trade Investigation Impacts on PV Segments, Systems, Scope
*Trade Investigation Impacts Q&A Panel
*Effects of Trade Investigation in the United States – Is the Market Thriving or Dying?
*Downstream Panel Discussion & Q&A

"After recently emerging from a prolonged downturn, the PV industry is again being buffeted by trade-wars and import restrictions on products from China," said Finlay Colville, Vice President at NPD Solarbuzz. "Our global PV analyst team will reveal the latest trends from NPD Solarbuzz research, along with industry-leading experts who will speak about their own forecasts and offer additional North American solar-PV 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 the latest market developments on the North American PV landscape.

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