Biomass Power in the US: Market Research Report

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Biomass Power Market Research Report | Technology | Renewable Energy | Oct 2014

Steady burn: government incentives for green energy will keep the industry growing

IBISWorld’s Biomass Power market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Biomass Power industry has grown at a healthy rate in the five years to 2014. The industry's expansion has been propelled in part by several federal renewable energy tax credits that encouraged the use of biomass power. In the coming years, the continued economic recovery will spur growth in manufacturing and industrial production sectors, increasing the level of electricity consumption and translating to higher demand for biomass power.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Biomass Power industry has a low level of market share concentration. IBISWorld estimates that the top four operators in the industry account for less than 20.0% of total industry revenue. The lack of concentration is partly because such few facilities are capable of truly substantial electrical output. For example, the largest biomass power facility came online in July 2012 and has a capacity of less than 150 megawatts. In addition, many firms produce biomass power because of the relative ease to the necessary fuel and equipment, but it often sells so cheap that few companies invest heavily into biomass. During the next five years, the level of concentration in the industry will likely remain relatively stable... purchase to read more


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What is the Biomass Power Industry?

Enterprises in this industry operate electricity-generating facilities using biomass (e.g. agricultural byproducts, landfill gas and biogenic municipal waste). Establishments primarily engaged in operating trash disposal incinerators that also generate electricity are classified in the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry (IBISWorld 56221).

Industry Products
Direct-fired productionCofiring productionGasification production
Industry Activities
Generating biomass-fueled powerGenerating power from wood and wood waste powered facilities Generating power from liquid biofuel powered facilitiesGenerating power from waste powered facilities

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