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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

IBISWorld’s Wind 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 08-13
16.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Wind Power industry produces a single product, electricity, from a single energy source, wind. Industry companies build out wind farms with varying electric capacities depending on the size of the land available and the strength of wind flows in the area.

Utility scale wind

Utility scale wind, estimated to account for 69.7% of industry revenue, is defined as wind farms that have greater than one megawatt (MW) of energy capacity. One MW of energy equates to enough power to provide electricity to 200 US households Large independent power producers and utility companies typically build these wind farms, and they require significant investment to undertake. Companies involved in this service generally do not have distribution operations... 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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