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Wind Power in the US: Market Research Report

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Wind Power Market Research Report | NAICS 22111d | Dec 2013

High winds: Increasing government assistance and demand for electricity will benefit the industry

The Wind Power market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 08-13
16.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
2,818
Businesses
90
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for wind power generation will take off in the next five years, supported by favorable state-level assistance and lower prices. Investment into wind power generation will soar as the focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions continues. Over the next five years, stronger economic activity and a focus on energy independence and reducing greenhouse gas emissions will contribute to strong ongoing growth in wind power production... purchase to read more

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Wind power generation is a capital-intensive process, and the efficiency with which capital is employed has a major influence on the cost of the project. In 2013, operators in the Wind Power industry are expected to spend $8.05 on capital investors for every $1.00 spent on wages. The industry requires minimal labor input following the installation of the wind turbine, and turbines have a long economic life. The most significant cost for industry operators is depreciation as the capital required to generate energy is substantial. While the capital involved in producing wind power requires little operational labor, following installation, maintenance is the only important remaining labor cost.

This ratio will remain relatively constant... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wind Power Industry?

Companies in this industry operate wind farms, which consist of wind-operated turbines that are used to generate electricity.

Industry Products
Utility scale generationDistributed generation
 
Industry Activities
Wind power generation


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