Wind Power in the US: Market Research Report

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Wind Power Market Research Report | NAICS 22111d | Sep 2014

High winds: A strengthening US economy and growing demand for electricity will benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s Wind Power market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wind Power industry generates revenue from owning and operating wind farms and selling the produced energy to downstream customers. Over the past five years, favorable government assistance has made this energy source cost competitive with other electricity-generation sources, lifting wind power's share of the total electricity generated in the United States. However, the federal production tax credit (PTC) expired on December 31, 2013, and no new tax incentive has been established, which will likely constrain industry growth by increasing wind farm construction costs. In the five years to 2019, stronger economic activity and a focus on energy independence and reducing greenhouse gas emissions will contribute to growth in wind power production... purchase to read more

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The Wind Power industry has a medium level of concentration. The four largest industry participants hold a combined market share of just over 40.0%. This level of concentration reflects the industry's rapid growth and rising consolidation. Market share concentration has increased over the past five years as industry players expanded their footprints by constructing wind farms at accelerating rates, taking advantage of tax breaks and looking to meet state demands for alternative energy. Concentration should continue to rise over the next five years, as government incentives continue to be favorable for the industry. Operators will look to boost revenue by acquiring additional assets and building new wind farms to meet increasing demand... 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
Generating wind power

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