dated 24 april
PV demand in Middle East, Africa to grow by 50% in 2014
Saudi Arabia is set to become a leading PV country in 2016, driving the MEA market to 4.4 GW by 2018.
dated 28 april
UK to become Europe's biggest PV market in 2014
With more than 120 large-scale PV farms approved for construction, the U.K. is fast becoming a hugely attractive market for project developers and component suppliers, says NPD Solarbuzz.
..and CS talks about a reduction of a mere 4% (from their previous forecast) ? what are they talking about?
I would site the release that came out a few days back about upside risks in June related to policy shifts... This is related to perceived policy drivers from U.S. and China, which could change just as quickly as they changed to the downside...
simple, nobody has the "right" cristal ball!
Other sources just say the opposite.
Another example? find article from Mark Osborne - 31 March 2014 (from pv tech org )
IHS raises 2014 PV global demand forecast to 46GW
it's a shame how those get to drive the market with just mere guess