Wind Power Market, Update 2016 – Global Market Size, Average Price, Turbine Market Share and Key Country Analysis to 2025

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"Wind Power Market, Update 2016 – Global Market Size, Average Price, Turbine Market Share and Key Country Analysis to 2025", the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offers comprehensive information and analysis of the global wind market.

The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global wind market. It provides data covering historic and forecast market size, average capital cost, installed capacity and generation for onshore and offshore wind globally, and in ten key wind power markets – China, India, Brazil, Canada, Turkey, UK, US, South Africa, Germany, and Japan. The report analyzes key market aspects which determine wind sector and provides information on average turbine size, GHG emission reductions, employment opportunities, homes powered, turbine market share, capacity share by capacity range and import – export in wind sector.

The report uses data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalData’s team of industry experts.


The report includes –

– Wind market study at global level and at key country level, covering countries such as China, India, Brazil, Canada, Turkey, UK, US, South Africa, Germany, and Japan

– Historic and forecast data for cumulative and annual installed power capacity and power generation for onshore and offshore wind

– Market size and average capital cost data at country and global level

– Statistics related to average turbine size, GHG emission reductions, employment opportunities, homes powered, turbine import – export

– Turbine market share at country and global level

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Acciona Energia
Alstom SA
China Creative Wind Energy Co.
China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited
Clipper Windpower
CSIC (Chongqing) Haizhuang Windpower Equipment Co.
CSR Zhuzhou Institute Co.
Dongfang Electric Corporation Limited
Enercon GmbH
Envision Energy Limited
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica
GE Power
Guodian United Power Technology Co.
Inox Wind Limited
NEG Micon A/S
Nordex SE
Senvion SE
Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment Co.
Siemens AG
Sinovel Wind Group Co.
Suzlon Energy Limited
Vestas Wind Systems A/S
XEMC Windpower Co.
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co.
Zhejiang Windey Wind Generating Engineering Co.

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 5

1.1 List of Tables 10

1.2 List of Figures 11

2 Introduction 20

2.1 Wind Power, Definition 20

2.2 Wind Power, Technology Overview 20

2.3 Wind Turbine and Components 21

2.4 GlobalData Report Guidance 23

3 Global 24

3.1 Snapshot 24

3.2 Installed Capacity 24

3.2.1 Regional Share 28

3.2.2 Key Country Share 30

3.3 Average Turbine Size 32

3.4 Power Generation 34

3.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 36

3.6 Costs and Market Size 40

3.7 Manufacture and Trade 42

4 China 44

4.1 Snapshot 44

4.2 Installed Capacity 44

4.3 Average Turbine Size 49

4.4 Power Generation 50

4.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 51

4.6 Costs and Market Size 55

4.7 Manufacture and Trade 57

4.8 Grid Curtailment 62

4.9 Inner Mongolia still Leads among Provinces 63

4.10 Contracts by FIEs 64

4.11 Strong Policy Support 65

5 India 66

5.1 Snapshot 66

5.2 Installed Capacity 66

5.3 Average Turbine Size 74

5.4 Power Generation 75

5.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 77

5.6 Costs and Market Size 80

5.7 Manufacture and Trade 82

5.8 Repowering 88

5.9 T&D Issues and Curtailment 89

5.10 Finance and Infrastructure Barriers 90

5.11 Refreshed Government Interest in Promoting Renewable Energy 91

6 Brazil 92

6.1 Snapshot 92

6.2 Installed Capacity 92

6.3 Average Turbine Size 94

6.4 Power Generation 95

6.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 97

6.6 Costs and Market Size 101

6.7 Manufacture and Trade 102

6.8 Auctions 108

6.9 Developer-Friendly Policies Introduced in 2014 111

6.9.1 Resolution Number 462/2014 111

6.9.2 Grid Connection Rules 111

6.9.3 Tax Exemptions for Components 111

7 Canada 112

7.1 Snapshot 112

7.2 Installed Capacity 112

7.3 Average Turbine Size 114

7.4 Power Generation 115

7.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 117

7.6 Costs and Market Size 120

7.7 Manufacture and Trade 121

7.8 Provincial Policy Support 126

7.9 Alberta’s Market and Operational Framework for Wind 127

8 Turkey 130

8.1 Snapshot 130

8.2 Installed Capacity 130

8.3 Average Turbine Size 132

8.4 Power Generation 133

8.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 135

8.6 Costs and Market Size 137

8.7 Manufacture and Trade 138

8.8 Ege and Marmara Remain the Regions with Largest Installed Capacity 144

8.9 Feed-in Tariffs Provide Major Support for Wind Power Capacity Addition 145

8.10 Land Legislation that Supports Wind Power 145

8.11 Bureaucratic Bottlenecks Still an Issue 145

9 UK 147

9.1 Snapshot 147

9.2 Installed Capacity 147

9.3 Average Turbine Size 150

9.4 Power Generation 151

9.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 154

9.6 Costs and Market Size 158

9.7 Manufacture and Trade 160

9.8 Scotland and the Irish Sea Had the Largest Capacity Additions in 2015 166

9.9 FiT for Onshore Wind Farms/Plants 168

9.10 ROC and CfD 169

9.11 Impact of UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union 169

10 US 170

10.1 Snapshot 170

10.2 Installed Capacity 170

10.3 Average Turbine Size 175

10.4 Power Generation 177

10.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 179

10.6 Costs and Market Size 182

10.7 Manufacture and Trade 183

10.8 Clean Power Plan and PTC extension Give a Very Optimistic Outlook 189

11 South Africa 190

11.1 Snapshot 190

11.2 Installed Capacity 190

11.3 Average Turbine Size 192

11.4 Power Generation 193

11.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 195

11.6 Costs and Market Size 197

11.7 Manufacture and Trade 198

11.8 Auctions through the REIPPPP 201

11.9 Development of a Wind Atlas to Make Installations More Efficient 201

12 Germany 203

12.1 Snapshot 203

12.2 Installed Capacity 203

12.3 Average Turbine Size 208

12.4 Power Generation 210

12.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 212

12.6 Costs and Market Size 215

12.7 Manufacture and Trade 217

12.8 North Sea is Home to Majority Offshore Capacity 222

12.9 Reforms to the Existing renewable Energy Act 223

13 Japan 224

13.1 Snapshot 224

13.2 Installed Capacity 224

13.3 Average Turbine Size 228

13.4 Power Generation 229

13.5 Influences on Economy and Environment 232

13.6 Costs and Market Size 234

13.7 Manufacture and Trade 236

13.8 Shizuoka, Kagoshima, and Amaori, are the Prefectures with Largest Cumulative Capacity 241

13.9 Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Energy 242

14 Appendix 244

14.1 Abbreviations 244

14.2 Definitions 246

14.3 Bibliography 246

14.4 Methodology 247

14.5 Disclaimer 248

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