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Exawatt and ANZAPLAN, the leading provider of analytical services for mineral and metal projects, have combined expertise in our report: The global market for high-purity quartz

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The report includes:

  • Characterisation of the HPQ market and the various grades of HPQ material
  • HPQ demand forecasts to 2030
  • HPQ application sectors and current trends (including solar PV crucibles, semiconductor crucibles, quartz glassware, optical fibre, lighting and optics)
  • Overview of HPQ producers and supply since 2017

PV market update report

This report builds upon Exawatt’s long-established research in the solar PV and semiconductor sectors, and on ANZAPLAN’s knowledge of providing analytical and engineering services for industrial and specialty mineral and metal projects worldwide. Together, through the report, we provide valuable insight into a historically under-reported sector for a range of customers including junior miners, mining companies involved in HPQ project development, financial investors, machinery manufacturers, and companies interested in expanding their portfolios.

Meet the solar PV team


Alex Barrows

Head of PV

Alex Barrows

Alex heads up Exawatt’s solar PV research, with a particular focus on forecasting the efficiency and cost evolution of solar technologies in order to understand when and how new technologies will influence the PV market. He obtained his PhD in the physics of perovskite-based solar cells from the University of Sheffield.

Molly Morgan

Senior Research Analyst (PV)

Molly Morgan

Molly supports the PV team by tracking and forecasting evolutions in solar module efficiency and architecture, as well as providing analysis of capacity, production, and financial data for solar PV manufacturers. She has an undergraduate degree in Physics and a postgraduate degree in Solar Cell Technology, both from the University of Sheffield.

“Exawatt’s PV module manufacturing intelligence is second to none. A fundamental understanding of PV module technologies and manufacturing processes lies at the heart of what Exawatt does. Leveraging this fundamental understanding is what sets Exawatt apart and drives their unique insights.”

Jim Sorensen,
Director of Product Management, Array Technologies

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