While Texas is firmly established as the leader in wind power development in the country, the installed capacity for wind power in the US exceeds 35,159 MW and serves almost 10 million average homes in the country.
Fact remains, however, that the United States is still one of the biggest polluters in the world, and its dependence on fossil fuels is acting against the growth of the renewable energy industry in the country as the government tries hard to control its carbon footprint. While the renewable energy industry is growing at a fast pace, it is expected to nevertheless run into challenges as the US government is considering the renewal of some of the incentives and subsidies for renewable energy.
Taiyou Research's SWOT analysis on the US renewable energy industry takes into consideration all these factors and presents a comprehensive Strengths & Weaknesses/Opportunities & Threats profile of the renewable energy industry in the United States.
2. Profile of the US Renewable Industry
2.1 Market Profile
2.2 Why the US Needs Renewables?
2.3 Trends in the Market
2.4 Market Impacts
2.5 Growth Opportunities
2.6 Challenges Facing the Market
2.7 Integrating Renewable Energy in the US
2.8 Competition in the Industry
3. US Renewable Energy Industry – SWOT Analysis
3.1 US Renewable Energy Industry: Strengths
3.2 US Renewable Energy Industry: Weaknesses
3.3 US Renewable Energy Industry: Opportunities
3.4 US Renewable Energy Industry: Threats