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    Solar Panel Cleaning Market Growth Analysis | 2023-2028

    Solar Panel Cleaning Market Growth Analysis | 2023-2028
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    Solar Panel Cleaning Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Growth Analysis- 2023-2028 See more...

    Market Insights

    The solar panel cleaning market was estimated at USD 736.32 million in 2022 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 10.03% during 2023-2028 to reach USD 1320.95 million in 2028.


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    What is solar panel cleaning?

    Solar panel cleaning is the process of removing accumulated dust, bird droppings, etc. from the solar panel surface. It is used to optimize the sunlight and power conversion capability of the solar panel.

    Solar Panel Cleaning Market Highlights

    Market Size in 2022

    USD 736.32 million

    Market Size in 2028

    USD 1320.95 million

    Market Growth (2023-2028)

    10.03% CAGR

    Base Year of Study


    Trend Period


    Forecast Period


    Market Dynamics

    The major factors driving the growth of the solar panel cleaning market are-

    • Increasing solar PV installation.
    • Decreasing unit cost due to economies of scale.

    Moreover, rising focus on solar panel efficiency optimization, stringent environmental norms, and favorable incentive & subsidies on solar PV manufacturing and deployment to drive the solar panel cleaning market.


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    Segment Analysis

    By Technology Type

    Based on the technology type, the market is segmented as wet cleaning and dry cleaning. Wet cleaning accounted for the largest share of the market and is expected to remain dominant during the forecast period owing to its higher efficiency, easy accessibility, and lower cost. On the other hand, growing customer inclination towards eco-friendly cleaning technologies to remove accumulated particles without affecting the modules will drive the dry-cleaning technology.

    By Application Type

    Based on the application type, the solar panel cleaning market is segmented as residential, commercial, and industrial & utility. The commercial segment is expected to remain the fastest-growing application in the market. Rapid commercialization especially in emerging economies and increasing deployment of renewable energy in the commercial sector to drive the market.

    Regional Insights

    In terms of regions, Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the largest market during the forecast period, with the increasing installation of solar energy systems. Countries such as China, India, and South-East Asian countries are expected to witness maximum installations with an increasing focus on renewable energy generation. Rising investment from government and private institutions on new installation, technological innovation, and efficiency improvement to propel the region’s market during the forecast period.


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    Market Segmentation

    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision-making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    The solar panel cleaning market is segmented into the following categories.

    By Technology Type

    • Wet Cleaning
    • Dry Cleaning

    By Process Type

    • Semi-Automated
    • Automated
    • Water Brushes
    • Electrostatic
    • Automated Robotic

    By Mode of Operation Type

    • Manual
    • Autonomous

    By Application Type

    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Industrial & Utility

    By Region

    • North America (Country Analysis: the USA, Canada, and Mexico) 
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Russia, Spain, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: Latin America, the Middle East, and Others)


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    Key Players

    Some of the major solar panel cleaning manufacturers are-

    • Boson Robotics Ltd.
    • Ecoppia
    • Karcher
    • Kashgar Solbright Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd.
    • NOMADD
    • Premier Solar Cleaning, LLC
    • Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning
    • Serbot AG
    • Sharp Corporation
    • SunBrush mobil GmbH
    • Others

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
    • Market Trend and forecast analysis
    • Market segment trend and forecast
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
    • Emerging trends
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
    • Key success factors

    Report Features

    Market Segmentation


    Regions Covered


    Countries/Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles


    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools.

    More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data.

    We conducted more than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and with industry experts to obtain both the qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to 3 players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to 3 players)

    Market Segmentation

    • Current market segmentation of any one of the process types by application type.  

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

    Custom Research: Stratview Research offers custom research services across sectors. In case of any custom research requirement related to market assessment, competitive benchmarking, sourcing and procurement, target screening, and others, please send your inquiry to sales@stratviewresearch.com.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Solar panel cleaning is the process of removing accumulated dust, bird droppings, etc. from the solar panel surface. It is used to optimize the sunlight and power conversion capability of the solar panel.

    The solar panel cleaning market was estimated at USD 736.32 million in 2022.

    The solar panel cleaning market is likely to reach USD 1320.95 million in 2028.

    The solar panel cleaning market is expected to witness an impressive growth of 10.03% CAGR in the foreseeable future.

    Boson Robotics Ltd., Ecoppia, Karcher, Kashgar Solbright Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd., NOMADD, Premier Solar Cleaning, LLC, Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning, Serbot AG, Sharp Corporation, SunBrush mobil GmbH, and Others are among the key players in the market.

    Asia-Pacific is expected to remain the largest market during the next five years.

    Wet cleaning is expected to remain the dominant technology type in the market in the coming years.