Solar Canopy Carport Market

Solar Canopy Carport Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Analysis, By Type (Single Column Cantilever Styles, Two Column Styles, and Louvered Styles), By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Others), and Regional Insights and Forecast to 2032

Energy & Power | February 2024 | Report ID: EMR00552 | Pages: 301

global solar canopy carport market size was USD 425.17 million in 2023 and to reach USD 752.10 million in 2032, exhibiting at a CAGR of 6.54% during the forecast period.


The market for solar canopy carports is expanding quickly as a creative way to use solar energy while giving cars cover. These constructions combine the generation of renewable energy with useful use by integrating solar panels inside carports. By harnessing sunlight to produce electricity, solar canopy carports, which are made to maximize space use in parking lots, support sustainable energy practices. This market responds to the growing demand for environmentally friendly energy sources and is in line with the worldwide trend of clean and renewable technologies being used in infrastructure and transportation.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

425.17 Mn

Projected Market Value (2032)

752.10 Mn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2024 - 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Type, By Application, & Region

Segments Covered

By Type, By Application, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Delivered as an attached PDF and Excel through email, according to the purchase option.


Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Dynamics

Government subsidies, an increasing focus on renewable energy, and increased environmental consciousness are driving forces behind the solar canopy carport market dynamics. Demand is fueled by a greater understanding of sustainability and the necessity of effective land use. The industry is growing because of government regulations that support sustainable energy solutions and the incorporation of solar technology into urban infrastructure. Further factors supporting market expansion include improvements in solar technology, falling solar panel prices, and the possibility of energy cost savings. The global shift towards better energy choices is in line with the solar canopy carport market, which is experiencing steady momentum as businesses and consumers emphasize eco-friendly activities.


Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Drivers

  • Environmental Sustainability

Environmental sustainability is an important force behind the transition to eco-friendly practices in many businesses. Businesses and consumers are prioritizing solutions that reduce ecological effect as a result of increased awareness of climate change and environmental degradation. In order to lower carbon footprints and promote a greener, more sustainable future, this drive encourages the development of sustainable technology, such as solar canopy carports. As a catalyst, environmental sustainability synchronizes economic activity with long-term ecological well-being, encouraging a worldwide dedication to socially and ecologically responsible behaviors.

  • Supportive Government Incentives and Policies

Encouraging regulations and incentives from the government are crucial in encouraging industry to move toward sustainable solutions. Encouraging legislation and financial incentives in the solar canopy carport industry drive people and businesses to participate in renewable energy infrastructure. Recognizing the value of renewable energy, governments all over the world provide tax breaks, grants, and other incentives to encourage the installation of solar canopy carports. By lowering financial barriers, encouraging the use of renewable energy, and aiding in a wider shift in the energy industry toward sustainable practices, this driver propels market expansion.



  • Dependency on Sunlight

One significant limitation of solar canopy carports is their reliance on sunlight, since solar energy production is contingent upon continuous sunlight. Unfavorable weather, darkness, or short days might result in lower energy output, which affects dependability. This restriction can discourage prospective investors looking for a reliable and continuous power source. The solution to this limitation is the development of energy storage technologies that reduce sporadic output and provide a consistent energy supply, making solar canopy carports more attractive and useful in a variety of climates.

  • Space Constraints

One significant barrier to the widespread use of solar canopy carports is space limitations. It can be difficult to find appropriate locations for these buildings in crowded urban areas or places with limited space. There may be a conflict between the limited amount of land and the requirement for large parking lots to house the solar panels. Innovative designs and flexible solutions that maximize area use are needed to overcome this limitation, increasing the viability of solar canopy carports in a wider range of situations and easing their integration into urban landscapes.



  • Rising Demand for Electric Vehicles (EVs)

The market for solar canopy carports is poised for growth due to the increasing demand for electric vehicles, or EVs. By using renewable energy to power the charging infrastructure, these buildings can be cleverly integrated as EV charging stations. The demand for convenient and sustainable charging options rises as the EV market grows. In response to this need, solar canopy carports provide a multifunctional solution that boosts the EV ecosystem and advances clean energy projects, therefore leveraging the convergence of renewable energy and electric vehicle trends.

  • Integration with Smart Grids

The potential is to improve energy distribution and management by merging solar canopy carports with smart networks. These buildings can be linked to intelligent grid systems so that generated energy is effectively distributed, stored, and directed according to demand. This integration enhances grid stability and resilience while also optimizing energy use. Solar canopy carports with smart grid compatibility are positioned as essential elements in the changing energy environment, fostering potential for cutting-edge energy solutions and bolstering the overall sustainability of the electrical infrastructure.


Segment Overview

  • By Type

Based on type, the global solar canopy carport market is divided into single-column cantilever styles, two-column styles, and louvered styles. The single-column cantilever styles category dominates the market with the largest revenue share in 2023. With only one support column, single-column cantilever designs enable the solar canopy to stretch horizontally without the need for further vertical supports. Compared to single-column designs, two-column styles use two support columns, providing more stability and structural support. Louvered canopy types come with movable slats or panels that let you regulate how much light and shade comes through the canopy.

  • By Application

Based on the application, the global solar canopy carport market is categorized into residential, commercial, industrial, and others. The industrial category leads the global solar canopy carport market with the largest revenue share in 2023. Large parking lots are covered by solar canopy carports, which help meet the facility's energy requirements while providing employees with shaded parking spots. Industrial facilities and manufacturing plants frequently use these carports. Solar canopy carports provide covered parking for patrons and staff while incorporating renewable energy solutions into the operations of commercial venues, such as shopping centers, office buildings, and retail stores.  Installing solar canopy carports in driveways or parking lots of homes serves the dual purposes of shading automobiles and producing clean energy for home consumption.


Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Overview by Region

The global solar canopy carport market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. North America emerged as the leading region, capturing the largest market share in 2023. Widespread acceptance has been fueled by strong government backing, incentives, and an increasing focus on environmental sustainability for renewable energy projects. The region's leadership is a result of its well-established infrastructure and the rising need for sustainable energy solutions in the business and residential sectors. Furthermore, North America's leadership in this industry is further cemented by the development of technology, a high awareness of climate change, and the incorporation of solar canopy carports into urban planning, all of which demonstrate a dedication to green energy practices.

Throughout the forecast period, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to post a significant CAGR. Numerous factors, such as the speed at which urbanization is occurring, the rise in energy demand, and the number of government efforts supporting renewable energy, are all blamed for this prediction. The region's countries are prioritizing sustainable development, which is driving up the usage of solar canopy carports. Furthermore, Asia-Pacific is positioned as a major growth hub by growing environmental consciousness and solar technological breakthroughs.



Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Competitive Landscape

In the global solar canopy carport market, a few major players exert significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These leading companies remain committed to continuous research and development endeavors and actively engage in strategic growth initiatives, including product development, launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position, expand their customer base, and capture a substantial share of the market.

Some of the prominent players in the global solar canopy carport market include,

  • JinkoSolar
  • SunPower
  • Distributed Solar Development
  • Trina Solar
  • Steag
  • RBI Solar
  • Ameresco
  • Schletter
  • FlexiSolar
  • Inovateus Solar, and various others.


Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Recent Developments

  • In September 2023, Design of solar carports for projects facing east and west. There are three variations of the solar carport solution available from UK roofing experts SIG Building Solutions. The largest structure is made to provide the most power possible for double-row parking layouts facing east and west.
  • In May 2023, the 2.14-MW solar canopy carport portfolio for the Barnegat Township School District in New Jersey was finished, according to a statement by Greenskies Clean Focus.
  • In September 2022, TGS, a global provider of energy data and intelligence, revealed the completion of its historic solar energy parking canopy at its Houston operational headquarters, one of the largest commercial solar installations in Houston to date. Furthermore, TGS disclosed that it has acquired Prediktor, an asset and data management system built for the future.


Scope of the Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Report

Solar Canopy Carport Market Report Segmentation



By Type

  • Single Column Cantilever Styles
  • Two Column Styles
  • Louvered Styles

By Application

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Solar Canopy Carport Market Size and Forecast: To identify and estimate the market size for the global solar canopy carport market segmented by type, by application, region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of solar canopy carport between 2019 and 2032.
  • Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global solar canopy carport market
  • Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of solar canopy carport among consumers
  • Impact of COVID-19: To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global solar canopy carport market affected by the pandemic
  • Company Profiling:  To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.


Intended Audience

  • Investors and Financial Institutions
  • Government Agencies and Policymakers
  • Solar Technology Providers
  • Construction and Infrastructure Companies
  • Automotive Industry

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Data Collection

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Primary Research

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Secondary Research

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In the bottom-up approach, we arrived at the country market size by identifying the revenues and market shares of the key market players. The country market sizes then were added up to arrive at regional market size of the decorated apparel, which eventually added up to arrive at global market size.

This is one of the most reliable methods as the information is directly obtained from the key players in the market and is based on the primary interviews from the key opinion leaders associated with the firms considered in the research. Furthermore, the data obtained from the company sources and the primary respondents was validated through secondary sources including government publications and Bloomberg.

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Frequently Asked Questions

On the basis of Geography, the solar canopy carport market is classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the world.
According to solar canopy carport market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.54% over the coming years.
Asia-Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2024 - 2032.
North America held the largest share in 2023.
The major players operating in the global solar canopy carport market include JinkoSolar, SunPower, Distributed Solar Development, Trina Solar, Steag, RBI Solar, Ameresco, Schletter, FlexiSolar, Inovateus Solar, and various others.

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