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Wind Turbine Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Wind Turbine Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33361b | Apr 2015

Dead calm: the slowdown in government assistance will weaken demand for new wind turbines

IBISWorld’s Wind Turbine Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 10-15
11.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
23,724
Businesses
23
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established incentives for renewable energy development and state governments also implemented favorable clean-energy policies, industry revenue has been volatile, due to uncertainties regarding the extension of the PTC. In the five years to 2020, the industry is expected to decline, as a result of continued uncertainty regarding the PTC extension... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Wind Turbine Manufacturing industry requires a large amount of capital in the form of plant and equipment. The assembly process involves repetitive actions that can be automated to increase production speed and cost efficiency, but workers are needed to fine tune and perform quality control throughout the assembly line. In 2015, for every dollar spent on wages, industry firms are expected to spend $0.30 on capital investments. Although production line workers command modest wages, the industry is also dependent on a large number of highly skilled machinists, engineers and production managers. Over the past five years, capital intensity has declined, because industry operators scaled down investments due to volatile demand and the uncertain regulatory landscape... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wind Turbine Manufacturing Industry?

The Wind Turbine Manufacturing industry manufactures wind turbine blades, towers, generators and related parts. Industry operators also provide maintenance and support services for installed wind turbines.

Industry Products
Rated capacity 2.41-3.0 MWRated capacity 2.0-2.40 MWRated capacity 1.7-1.99 MWRated capacity 1.0-1.6 MWRated capacity 0.1-1.0 MWRated capacity less than 100 KW
 
Industry Activities
Manufacture wind turbine nacellesManufacture wind turbine bladesManufacture wind turbine towersWind turbine repair and maintenanceManufacture wind turbine components


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