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Global Wind Energy Markets – Key Trends and Challenges Product Image

Global Wind Energy Markets – Key Trends and Challenges

  • ID: 614464
  • July 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 55 Pages
  • Global Markets Direct

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Enercon GmbH
  • GE Energy
  • Siemens AG
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • MORE

Summary

Global Wind Energy Markets - Key Trends and Challenges report provides an overview of the global wind industry. Sub-chapters in the report detail historical and current statistics relating to the installed capacities, market structure and regulatory policies that govern the industry. It also provides information relating to the important technological, market, and research and development (R&D) trends on a global basis. The report also analyzes the key countries and market players for each of the sub-sectors in the global wind market.

Scope

- The report provides a detailed analysis of the wind industry.
- Key drivers and challenges for wind technology.
- Key technological and Research & Development trends.
- Operations and strategies of key wind market players.
- Market overview of the key geographies.
- The policies and regulatory framework for each of the key regions.

Reasons to buy

- Gain the most up to date and in-depth information on the global wind market.
- Analyze the wind market on a global scale.
- Identify the key growth technologies and opportunities within the wind industry.
- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and current data.

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Enercon GmbH
  • GE Energy
  • Siemens AG
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • MORE

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1 2
1.1 List of Figures 5
2 Introduction 6
2.1 What is This Report About? 6
2.2 How to Use This Report? 6
2.3 Market Definition 6
3 Executive Summary 7
3.1 Overview 7
3.2 Wind 8
4 Global Wind Energy Markets 10
4.1 Global Wind Market 10
4.2 Global Wind Industry, Market Size and Growth 10
4.3 Regional Market Development 11
5 Key Drivers 15
5.1 Environmental and Climate Change Concerns 15
5.2 Increasing Need for Secure Supply of Power 16
5.3 Improving Economics 17
5.4 Improvement in Technology 17
5.5 Market Development 18
6 Key Restraints 19
6.1 Supply Chain Difficulties 19
6.2 Need for Substantial Grid Infrastructure Investments 19
6.3 Lack of Efficient and Effective System Operation 20
6.4 Removal of Market Distortions such as Reduction in Subsidies to Conventional Energy Sources 20
6.5 Need for Continuous Research and Development Efforts 21
6.6 Price and Availability of Raw Materials 21
7 Technology Analysis 22
7.1 Offshore Wind 22
7.2 Onshore Wind 23
8 Cost Analysis 24
9 Key R&D trends 25
10 Regional Market Trends 27
10.1 Europe 27
10.2 North America 28
10.3 Asia-Pacific 30
10.4 South and Central America 31
10.5 Africa and Middle East 32
11 Analysis of Key Countries 33
11.1 Germany 33
11.2 Spain 38
11.3 The US 40
12 Analysis of Key Players in the Market 45
12.1 Vestas Wind Systems A/S 45
12.2 GE Energy 48
12.3 Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica, S.A. 49
12.4 Enercon GmbH 51
12.5 Siemens AG 51
13 Appendix 53
13.1 Methodology 53
13.2 Contact Us 55
13.3 About us55
13.4 Disclaimer 55

1.1 List of Figures

Figure 1: Global, Worldwide Cumulative Wind Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2000-07 10
Figure 2: Global, Worldwide Total Wind Installed Capacity by Regions, %, 2007 11
Figure 3: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Installed Capacity, 2006-07 12
Figure 4: Global, Total Additional Wind Installed Capacity by Region, %, 2007 13
Figure 5: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Additional Installed Capacity, 2006-07 14
Figure 6: Global, World CO2 Emissions, Million Metric Tons 15
Figure 7: Global, World Projected Energy Demand, Mtoe 16
Figure 8: Europe, Top 27 Countries, Cumulative Total Wind Installed Capacity, %, 2007 28
Figure 9: US, State Wise Cumulative Total Wind Installed Capacity, %, 2007 29
Figure 10: China, Cumulative & Annual Wind Installed Capacity and Cumulative % Growth Rates, MW, 2000-07 31
Figure 11: Germany, Growth in Number of Turbines and Installed Capacities, 2002-06 34
Figure 12: Germany, Top Companies Market Share based on Installed Capacity, %, 2007 35
Figure 13: US, Cumulative Wind Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-07 41
Figure 14: US, Top Wind Turbine Manufacturers, Installed Capacity (MW) and Number of Turbines, 2007 42
Figure 15: US, Annual New Wind Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-07 43
Figure 16: Vestas, No. of Turbines and their Aggregate Capacity Spilt by Product Category, 2007 46
Figure 17: Vestas, No. of Turbines and their Aggregate Capacity Spilt by Geography, 2007 47
Figure 18: Our Methodology53

Vestas Wind Systems A/S
GE Energy
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica, S.A.
Enercon GmbH
Siemens AG

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