Christine Beadle, senior analyst at IHS Markit, analyzes market activity and emerging trends for the downstream US photovoltaic (PV) segment. She leads research efforts for the IHS Markit Solar Deal Trackers, and the Floating PV reports. She also contributes to the comprehensive database resource for PV projects globally. With many years of active participation in the PV industry and in a wide range of market roles, she offers a unique perspective in assessing PV applications, from the project planning stage to final system deployment. She is based in California.