Solar Farm Developers in the US: Market Research Report

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Solar Farm Developers Market Research Report | Technology | Renewable Energy | Dec 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Solar Farm Developers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
First Solar First Solar market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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. In the next five years, industry revenue growth is expected to slow significantly as a result of a lesser demand for solar power generation on the utility-scale level. Additionally, technological advancements in solar panel construction will lead to a greater supply of low-cost panels, making solar panels more accessible for individual consumers, also lowering demand.... 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. Industry operators also require skilled construction workers and engineers to design and construct solar farms, requiring relatively high average wages. Nonetheless, overall capital intensity remains high, accounting for a significantly larger portion of industry revenue. In 2014, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry firms spend $1.70 on capital investments. Over the past five years, capital intensity has increased significantly due to technological developments in construction methods... purchase to read more


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What is the Solar Farm Developers Industry?

This industry comprises establishments that primarily install and construct solar power grid systems, known as solar farms, on a utility scale. The work performed within the industry may include new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation and repairs. Excluded from this industry are establishments that focus on residential and commercial solar power systems.

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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