Tracker installations picked up significantly in India in 2017 due to decline in tracker prices and improved commercial viability. Output gains for single axis trackers have been observed at around 11-13% and 14-16% in northern and southern India respectively.
Figure: Tracker based solar installations in India, MWDC
In the face of falling module prices, tracker companies are undertaking various innovations to improve efficiency and reduce cost of manufacturing. Demand pick up is dependent on improvements in design, adoption of bifacial modules and a more sophisticated time-of-the-day pricing system for power.
For details on major markets in India and the world, leading suppliers, cost and performance gains and market outlook, please refer to the full report.