Wind Power in the US: Market Research Report

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Wind Power Market Research Report | NAICS 22111d | Jul 2015

Against the wind: Expiration of tax incentives will curb industry's rapid recent growth

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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 2020, 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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Wind Power industry has a medium level of concentration. The four largest industry participants hold a combined market share of over 50.0%. 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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