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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 | Sep 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Wind Turbine Manufacturing 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
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-4.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
25,291
Businesses
18
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 fell during the five years to 2014, due to uncertainties regarding the extension of the PTC. However, downstream operators raced to start projects before the PTC expired in 2013, and strong demand is forecast to carry over to 2014. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to further decline, as a result of continued uncertainty regarding the PTC extension. As demand falls, industry operators are anticipated to consolidate manufacturing operations and shift to providing maintenance and support services. Additionally, operators are expected to rely more heavily on international markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Wind Turbine Manufacturing industry has a high level of concentration, with business being dominated by a small number of major operators. IBISWorld estimates that the four largest operators account for over 70.0% of industry revenue. The industry concentration reflects the high level of capital and specialized knowledge required to participate in the industry. General Electric is the largest operator, comprising 39.1% of industry revenue alone. This trend is set to continue because of the difficulties that smaller operators face to enter the industry. There are number of smaller firms that participate in the manufacturing of individual components used to create a wind turbine, but very few that produce fully functioning turbines... 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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