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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 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.

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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Solar Farm Developers industry is highly capital intensive. Industry operators must purchase construction tools, machines and various supporting software. These include automated construction equipment and robotic tools. On the other hand, industry operators also require skilled construction workers and engineers to design and construct solar farms. This results in high average wages. Nonetheless, overall capital intensity is high. In 2013, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry firms spend $0.93 on capital investments. Over the past five years, capital intensity has increased due to technological developments in construction methods... 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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