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Wind Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Market Share, Regulations and Company Profiles

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GlobalData

Published Date : Aug 2011

Category :

Wind Power

No. of Pages : 150 Pages


\"Wind Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Market Share, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the wind power market. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2020. The report analyzes the power market outlook in country (includes thermal conventional, hydro and renewables) and provides forecasts up to 2020. The research details renewable power market outlook in the US (includes wind, biopower and solar PV) and provides forecasts up to 2020. The report highlights installed capacity and power generation trends from 2001 to 2020 in the US wind power market. The research also showcases top active and upcoming plants in the country. A detailed coverage on renewable energy policy framework governing the market along with policies specific to wind power development in the US are provided in the report. The research analyzes investment trends in the wind power market in the US and some of the major deals pertaining to the market are dealt in detail. The report also provides elaborate company profiles of some of the major market participants. The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.

Scope

The scope of the report includes 
  • Brief introduction and overview on global carbon emissions and global energy consumption.
  • Historical data provided from 2001 to 2010 and forecasts until 2020.
  • Overview on the overall renewable power market in the world, highlighting the fuel types wind, solar PV, solar thermal, biogas and biomass.
  • Detailed overview on the global wind power market with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020.
  • Power market scenario in the US with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020, highlighting fuel types such as thermal conventional, hydro and renewables.
  • Renewable power market scenario in the US with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020, highlighting fuel types such as wind, biomass and solar PV.
  • The US wind power installed capacity and generation trends to 2020
  • Major active and upcoming plants in the country.
  • Deal volume and value analysis of The US wind power market. Deals analyzed on the basis of M&A, Partnership, Asset Financing, Debt Offering, Equity Offering and PE/VC.
  • Elaborate profiling of some of the major market participants.
Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to 
  • Identify key growth and investment opportunities in The US wind power market. 
  • Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the markets growth potential by developing strategies based on the latest operational and regulatory events.
  • Understand and respond to your competitors business structure, strategy and prospects.
  • Do deals with an understanding of the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
Table of Content

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Executive Summary 10
2.1 Global Energy Demand Rejuvenates after a Slight Dip in 2009 10
2.2 Global Power Market Increasing Focus on Clean Technologies 10
2.3 Global Renewable Market - Government Support to Foster the Sector Growth 10
2.4 Global Wind Market Growth Momentum to Accelerate 10
2.5 The US Renewable Power Market Wind Power Market Major Driver 11
2.6 US Wind Power Market Installed Capacity to Continue Growth Momentum 11

3 Introduction 12
3.1 Carbon Emissions, Global, 2001-2010 12
3.2 Energy Consumption, Global, 2001-2030 14
3.3 Report Guidance 16

4 Renewable Power Market, Global, 2001-2020 17
4.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Overview 17
4.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 17
4.3 Renewable Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 21
4.4 Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2010 23

5 Wind Power Market, Global, 2001-2020 25
5.1 Wind Power Market, Global, Overview 25
5.2 Wind Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 26
5.3 Wind Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 28
6 Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 30
6.1 Power Market, The US, Overview 30
6.2 Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity By Fuel Type, MW, 2001-2020 30
6.3 Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001-2020 32

7 Renewable Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 35
7.1 Renewable Power Market, The US, Overview 35
7.2 Renewable Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 35
7.3 Renewable Power Market, The US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 37
7.4 Renewable Power Market (Excluding Hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2010 39

8 Wind Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 41
8.1 Wind Power Market, The US, Overview 41
8.2 Wind Power Market, The US, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 41
8.3 Wind Power Market, The US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 44
8.4 Wind Power Market, The US, Major Active Wind Farms, 2010 46
8.5 Wind Power Market, The US, Major Upcoming Wind Farms 47
8.6 Wind Power Market, The US, Market Share of Turbine Manufacturers, (%), 2010 48

9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The US 50
9.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The US, Federal Incentives 50
9.1.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Federal Incentives 50
9.1.2 Production Tax Credits (PTC) and Investment Tax Credits (ITC) 53
9.1.3 The US Treasury Grants 56
9.1.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Federal Incentives 61

10 Wind Power Market, The US, Deals Market Trends 62
10.1 Wind Power Market, The US, Deal Volume versus Deal Value Analysis, 2006-2010 62
10.2 Wind Power Market, The US, Major Deals, 2010 64
10.2.1 FirstEnergy To Merge With Allegheny Energy 64
10.2.2 WePOWER To Merge With Cleanfield Alternative Energy 66
10.2.3 Exelon Generation To Acquire John Deere Renewables 67
10.2.4 Southwest Windpower Acquires Deerpath Energy 68
10.2.5 Atlantic Power To Acquire 27% Interest In Idaho Wind Partners 1 69
10.2.6 Growth Technologies Acquires BulovaTech Labs From Bulova Technologies 70
10.2.7 BCO Hydrocarbon Acquires Sauer Energy 71
10.2.8 American Wind Capital Company To Acquire Wind Farm Capital 72
10.2.9 WindPower Innovations Acquires Energetic Drives & XH Industries 73
10.2.10 Matric And R2J Technologies Acquire MLS Electrosystem 74

11 Company Snapshot GE Energy 75
11.1 Company Overview 75
11.2 Business Description 75
11.2.1 Business Overview 75
11.3 Major Products and Services 77
11.4 SWOT Analysis 79
11.4.1 Overview 79
11.4.2 GE Energy Strengths 80
11.4.3 GE Energy Weaknesses 82
11.4.4 GE Energy Opportunities 82
11.4.5 GE Energy Threats 85
11.5 Locations And Subsidiaries 86
11.5.1 Head Office 86
11.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 87

12 Company Snapshot Siemens AG 89
12.1 Company Overview 89
12.2 Business Description 89
12.2.1 Business Overview 89
12.2.2 Energy 90
12.2.3 Equity Investments 93
12.2.4 Healthcare 93
12.2.5 Industry 94
12.2.6 Siemens Financial Services (SFS) 97
12.2.7 Siemens IT Solutions and Services 97
12.3 Major Products and Services 98
12.4 SWOT Analysis 104
12.4.1 Overview 104
12.4.2 Siemens AG Strengths 105
12.4.3 Siemens AG Weaknesses 106
12.4.4 Siemens AG Opportunities 107
12.4.5 Siemens AG Threats 109
12.5 Locations And Subsidiaries 111
12.5.1 Head Office 111
12.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 111

13 Company Snapshot - Vestas Wind System A/S 116
13.1 Company Overview 116
13.2 Business Description 116
13.2.1 Business Overview 116
13.3 Major Products and Services 117
13.4 SWOT Analysis 118
13.4.1 Overview 118
13.4.2 Vestas Wind Systems A/S Strengths 118
13.4.3 Vestas Win System A/S Weaknesses 120
13.4.4 Vestas Wind Systems A/S Opportunities 120
13.4.5 Vestas Wind Systems A/S Threats 122
13.5 Locations And Subsidiaries 124
13.5.1 Head Office 124
13.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 124

14 Company Snapshot Nordex SE 128
14.1 Company Overview 128
14.2 Business Description 128
14.3 Nordex SE - SWOT Analysis 131
14.3.1 Overview 131
14.3.2 Nordex SE - Strengths 131
14.3.3 Nordex SE - Weaknesses 132
14.3.4 Nordex SE - Opportunities 133
14.3.5 Nordex SE - Threats 135
14.4 Locations And Subsidiaries 136
14.4.1 Head Office 136
14.4.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 136

15 Company Snapshot - Acciona Energia, S.A. 138
15.1 Company Overview 138
15.2 Business Description 138
15.3 Major Products and Services 140
15.4 SWOT Analysis 141
15.4.1 Overview 141
15.4.2 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Strengths 141
15.4.3 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Weaknesses 143
15.4.4 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Opportunities 143
15.4.5 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Threats 145
15.5 Locations and Subsidiaries 147
15.5.1 Head Office 147
15.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 147

16 Appendix 148
16.1 Abbreviations 148
16.2 GlobalDatas Methodology 149
16.3 Coverage 149
16.4 Secondary Research 149
16.5 Primary Research 150
16.6 Contact Us 150
16.7 Disclaimer 150

List of Table


Table 1: Carbon Emissions, Global, (Million Metric Tons), 2001-2010 13
Table 2: Energy Consumption, Global, (Mtoe), 2001-2030 15
Table 3: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 21
Table 4: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 23
Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Spilt by Technology, (%), 2010 24
Table 6: Wind Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 27
Table 7: Wind Market, Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001- 2020 29
Table 8: Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, (MW), 2001-2020 32
Table 9: Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, (GWh), 2001-2020 34
Table 10: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 37
Table 11: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 39
Table 12: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, (%), 2010 40
Table 13: Wind Power Market, The US, Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 43
Table 14: Wind Power Market, The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 45
Table 15: Wind Power Market, The US, Major Active Wind Farms, 2010 46
Table 16: Wind Power Market, The US, Major Upcoming Wind Farms 47
Table 17: Wind Power Market, The US, Market Share of Turbine Manufacturers, (%), 2010 49
Table 18: Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, The US, Renewable Energy Incentives 51
Table 19: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The US, Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy Industry, ($m), 2010 52
Table 20: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The US, Key Provisions for Renewable Energy Industry, 2010 53
Table 21: Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2010 54
Table 22: Treasury Grants, The US, Eligibility and Credit Availability, 2010 56
Table 23: Green Power Purchasing Goal, The US, (%), 2007-2013 61
Table 24: Wind Power Market, The US, Deal Value versus Deal Volume Analysis, 2006-2010 63
Table 25: FirstEnergy To Merge With Allegheny Energy 64
Table 26: WePOWER To Merge With Cleanfield Alternative Energy 66
Table 27: Exelon Generation To Acquire John Deere Renewables 67
Table 28: Southwest Windpower Acquires Deerpath Energy 68
Table 29: Atlantic Power To Acquire 27% Interest In Idaho Wind Partners 1 69
Table 30: Growth Technologies Acquires BulovaTech Labs From Bulova Technologies 70
Table 31: BCO Hydrocarbon Acquires Sauer Energy 71
Table 32: American Wind Capital Company To Acquire Wind Farm Capital 72
Table 33: WindPower Innovations Acquires Energetic Drives & XH Industries 73
Table 34: Matric And R2J Technologies Acquire MLS Electrosystem 74
Table 35: Major Products and Services 77
Table 36: SWOT Analysis 80
Table 37: Other Locations 87
Table 38: Major Products and Services 98
Table 39: SWOT Analysis 104
Table 40: Other Locations 111
Table 41: Subsidiaries 111
Table 42: Major Products and Services 117
Table 43: SWOT Analysis 118
Table 44: Other Locations 124
Table 45: Subsidiaries 126
Table 46: Major Products and Services 130
Table 47: Nordex SE, SWOT Analysis 131
Table 48: Other Locations 136
Table 49: Subsidiaries 137
Table 50: Major Products and Services 140
Table 51: SWOT Analysis 141
Table 52: Other Locations 147
Table 53: Abbreviations 148

List of Chart


Figure 1: Wind Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 11
Figure 2: Carbon Emissions, Global, (Million Metric Tons), 2001-2010 13
Figure 3: Energy Consumption, Global, (Mtoe), 2001-2030 14
Figure 4: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 20
Figure 5: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 22
Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Spilt by Technology, %, 2010 24
Figure 7: Wind Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 26
Figure 8: Wind Power Market. Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 28
Figure 9: Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, (MW), 2001-2020 31
Figure 10: Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, (GWh), 2001-2020 33
Figure 11: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 36
Figure 12: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 38
Figure 13: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, (%), 2010 40
Figure 14: Wind Power Market, The US, Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 42
Figure 15: Wind Power Market, The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 44
Figure 16: Wind Power Market, The US, Market Share of Turbine Manufacturers, (%), 2010 48
Figure 17 Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2010 54
Figure 18: Wind Power Market, The US, Deal Value versus Deal Volume Analysis, 2006-2010 62

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