Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market (By Technology: Crystalline silicone, Thin film, Others; By Application: Rooftop, Glass, Facades, Walls, Others; By end-user: Industrial, Commercial, Residential) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022-2030


The global building integrated photovoltaics market size was estimated at USD 19.7 billion in 2021 and it is expected to expand around USD 132.6 billion by 2030, expanding at a CAGR of 23.6% during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Size 2022 To 2030

Key Takeaways:

  • The Europe region was accounted 39.9% revenue share in 2021.
  • North America is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.6% from 2022 to 2030.
  • The crystalline silicon segment has accounted 71% of the revenue share in 2021 and it is reach at a CAGR of 20.7% from 2022 to 2030.
  • The roof segment has held 44.8% of the total revenue share in 2021.
  • The glass segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.6% from 2022 to 2030.
  • The commercial segment has captured 54.2% of the total revenue share in 2021.
  • The residential segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.9% from 2022 to 2030.

The building integrated photovoltaics are used as substitutes for the certain conventional building materials. They could be used in the roof, the skylights and the facades. Building integrated photovoltaics are incorporated in construction and they are also known as solar panels.

The manufacturing activities of the building integrated photovoltaics market had been affected significantly due to the lockdown. A large number of PV modules are manufactured in China and the production and supply chain had taken a significant hit during the pandemic. Disruptions in transporting of goods and delay in supply chains had drastically affected the manufacturing capacity of China. The recovery of the market has commenced since the year 2021.

Growth Factors

The reason for a rise in demand for the building integrated photovoltaic is an increase in the integration of solar energy solutions in various commercial buildings. They provide architectural optimization and conservation of energy. In order to comply with government regulations and for sustainable development the demands are high for solar power generation. The depleting of non-renewable power sources are also leading to an increase in demand for PVs. Various construction and building sectors are focusing on clean energy, as there's a rise in demand for zero-emission buildings. The awareness about the ecological benefits of IPV have also resulted in the demand for the same. It helps in reducing carbon footprints as it is a clean source of energy. Constant technological advancements and increased wireless connectivity have increased the use of automated IPV components which helped in the growth of the market of Building Integrated Photovoltaics market.

Scope of the Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2022 USD 24.35 Billion
Market Size by 2030 USD 132.6 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 23.6%
Largest Market Europe
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific 
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Technology, Application, End-User, and Geography
Companies Mentioned Solar day, Changzhou Almaden Co limited, Merck KGaA, Onyx Solar Group, LLC, AGC Inc., Ankara Solar AS, Ertex Solar Technik GmbH, Nano PV Solar Inc., Hanergy Holding Group limited, Hermans Techniglaz


Segments Insight

Technology Insights

The technology segment of building integrated photovoltaics market uses either crystalline silicon or the thin film technology. Crystalline silicon technology has superior resistance to extreme weather conditions and it has a high strength, owing to these attributes the global market is expected to see a growth in this segment.

Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Share, By Technology, 2021 (%)

The declining prices of crystalline silicon will also result in the growth of the market. The thin film modules are used for the Windows. These thin films are manufactured with flexible materials which are lightweight, strong and durable. Crystalline silicon technology is expected to drive the market during the forecast period, and it has dominated the market till 2021 having a share of about 71%.

Application Insights

The building integrated photovoltaics market has applications in glass and roofs. In the residential sectors of US, Germany, France and the UK, there shall be an increased demand for roof installations. The use of building integrated photovoltaics in the roof provides a larger panel installation area. Till the year 2021 the roof application segment had a larger revenue compared to the glass segment. The demand for the off-grid PV systems shall increase during the forecast period as there is a growing deployment of energy storage systems.

The aesthetic appeal of the glass segment is expected to help in the growth of the market during the forecast. The ease of installation provided with the integration of photovoltaic energy systems in glass, the market is expected to grow. The construction of solar integrated curved glass buildings has increased as these buildings can receive higher concentration of solar rays which can help in meeting larger demands of growing urbanization.

End-User Insights

The building integrated photovoltaics market serves residential areas, industrial areas and commercial spaces.

The commercial segment has had the largest revenue share in the previous years. In order to build a green infrastructure that has zero emissions, the commercial segment is expected to grow. Building integrated photovoltaics Provide an enhanced aesthetic appeal to the commercial buildings. And it also helps in saving the cost of the consumption of electricity thereby increasing the demand in the commercial segment. There's a growing demand for off-grid solar photovoltaic panels in the residential segment due to a rise in the availability of energy storage systems, the residential segment is estimated to have significant growth during the forecast. The rooftop building integrated photovoltaic system. Is expected to have a good demand in the residential segment.

Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Share, By End User, 2021 (%)

The industrial segment is also expected to show considerable growth during the forecast period. An increased number of utility scale projects in various countries helps in giving a boost to the industry segment growth. These countries are focusing on reducing their dependence on conventional power generation sources and substituting that with renewable sources. These initiatives taken by various governments across the globe are helping in the growth of the market.

Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Share, By Region, 2021 (%)

Regions Revenue Share in 2021 (%)
North America 21%
Asia Pacific 29.1%
Europe 39.9%
Latin America 5.2%
MEA 4.8%


Regional Insights

The European Commission's supportive directives which provide financial incentives and subsidies for the Photovoltaic integration have led to an increase in the growth of the European market. UK, Italy, France and Spain are also contributing to the regional growth. There has been a lucrative growth in European market due to the increased installation of solar panels. With US and Canada being the major players, the North American market also occupies a significant position due to favorable regulations from the government. 

Key Market Developments

  • Meyer burger which is a Swiss PV modules manufacturer has bought the rights to expand its business portfolio in the business integrated photovoltaic systems in October 2021. The company is aiming to provide in-roof solar systems.
  • TS Solar GmbH, which is a German company, claimed in June 2019 that its cadmium tellurium thin film PV modules have achieved the efficiency of the crystalline modules.
  • Midsummer, which is a building integrated photovoltaics manufacturer. Installed its first integrated solar cell roof in June 2019 in Sweden.
  • Tesla Inc. received certification from ICC evaluation service for its solar roof system, which is composed of electrically active BIPV and non BIPV roof tiles.

Segments Covered in the Report

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By Technology

  • Crystalline silicone
  • Thin film
  • Others

By Application

  • Rooftop
  • Glass
  • Facades
  • Walls
  • Others

By End-User

  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Residential

By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of building integrated photovoltaics market?
The global building integrated photovoltaics market size was accounted at USD 19.7 billion in 2021 and it is expected to reach around USD 132.6 billion by 2030.
What will be the CAGR of global building integrated photovoltaics market?
The global building integrated photovoltaics market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 23.6% from 2022 to 2030.
Who are the prominent players operating in the building integrated photovoltaics market?
The major players operating in the building integrated photovoltaics market are Solar day, Changzhou Almaden Co limited, Merck KGaA, Onyx Solar Group, LLC, AGC Inc., Ankara Solar AS, Ertex Solar Technik GmbH, Nano PV Solar Inc., Hanergy Holding Group limited, Hermans Techniglaz
Which are the driving factors of the building integrated photovoltaics market?
Increase in the integration of solar energy solutions in various commercial buildings, increase in demand for PVs, rising the demand for zero emission buildings and increased the use of the automated IPV components these are driving the growth of the building integrated photovoltaics market.
Which region will lead the global building integrated photovoltaics market?
Europe region will lead the global building integrated photovoltaics market during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
  • Report Code:2289
  • Category:Energy and Power
  • No. of Pages:150+
  • Format:PDF/PPT/Excel
  • Published:October 2022

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