Wind Power Generation

  • ID: 1283544
  • September 2015
  • Region: United States
  • 10 Pages
  • First Research
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Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry operate power generation facilities that use turbines to convert wind into electricity. Major companies include US-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Invenergy, and NextEra Energy, as well as EDP Renováveis and IBERDROLA (both based in Spain), EDF Renewable Energy (France), and EON Climate & Renewables (Germany).

The value of the world's wind energy market is about $95 billion, according to Navigant Research. Global wind turbine capacity totals about 370 gigawatts (GW). Major sources of new wind farm development include China, Germany, the US, Brazil, India, and Canada, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. Emerging markets, primarily in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, represent new development opportunities for global wind power generators.

The US wind power generation industry includes about 400 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) that operate varying numbers of wind turbine farms and have combined annual revenue of about $5 billion.


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Industry Overview
Quarterly Industry Update
Business Challenges
Business Trends
Industry Opportunities
Call Preparation Questions
Financial Information
Industry Forecast
Web Links and Acronyms

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