This study covers the global market for photovoltaic materials, examining trends for growth, pricing, technology, and geographical trends. Furthermore, the market growth for individual market segments were forecasted. In addition, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation including supplier market shares was performed, along with detailed profiles of the key suppliers in the industry. The base year is 2009 with forecasts running through 2016. The study has been segmented into encapsulants, anti-reflection coatings, frontsheets and backsheets. An in-depth analysis of the above mentioned segments has been provided, with focus on topics like market sizing, forecasts, competitive trends, market share and so on.