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Solar Farm Developers in the US: Market Research Report

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Solar Farm Developers Market Research Report | Technology | Renewable Energy | Jan 2013

Sunny days: As tax credits remain in effect, demand for solar farms will continue to rise

IBISWorld’s Solar Farm Developers 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
First Solar First Solar market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 08-13
91.8%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
8,465
Businesses
76
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for construction of utility-scale solar power projects has skyrocketed thanks in large part to substantial government assistance. In addition to heavy demand catapulting revenue upward, falling capital costs have expanded the industry's profit margins. However, the industry is expected to contract over the next five years as tax credits expire and demand for solar power generation diminishes, leading to falling revenue.... purchase to read more

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The Solar Farm Developers industry has high barriers to entry, mostly due to high capital costs associated with power plant construction. Prospective firms must purchase construction equipment and generation components to enter this industry. Additionally, new entrants must have technical expertise in solar power generation technology. These factors contribute to high start-up costs, making it difficult to enter this industry. Over the past five years, the recession and slow recovery made it difficult to obtain financing. Consequently, barriers to entry have increased.

Industry firms must also abide by government construction and energy regulations. New entrants need to obtain licenses from the Bureau of Land Management to construct solar farms on public land... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Solar Farm Developers Industry?

This industry installs or constructs solar power grid systems known as solar farms. The work performed within the industry may include new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation and repairs.

Industry Products
Crystalline silicon solar power plantsThin-film solar power plantsCSP trough power plantsCSP tower power plants
 
Industry Activities
Crystalline silicon solar power plant constructionThin-film solar power plant constructionCSP power plant construction


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