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Wind Power Generation Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Wind Power Generation

Overview: the U.S. Wind Power Generation Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Wind Power Generation: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Wind Power Generation industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Electricity - Generation

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Wind Power Generation company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Wind Power Generation industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Wind Power Generation measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 11%
Engineers 8%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16%
Information and Record Clerks 5%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 29%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 21%
Line Installers and Repairers 15%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 14%
Production Occupations 15%
Plant and System Operators 12%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers 11%
Power Plant Operators 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wind Power Generation Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Principle Power patents Floating Wind Turbine Platform Structure With Optimized Transfer Of Wave And Wind Loads - 12/22/2016
  • Principle Power trademarks "WINDFLOAT" - Generation of electrical power - 12/16/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Principle Power9

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Relief for smaller wind power projects as feed-in tariffs to stay - Tariffs fell further to INR 2.43 a unit in December 2017 for the auction of a 500 MW wind power generation project in Gujarat. Girishkumar Kadam, Sector Head and Vice-President, ICRA Ratings, had said that “The viability of such tariffs remains a ... (01/12/2018)
    • Nexans : Nexans Acquires BE CableCon In Strategic Move Into Wind Turbine Cable-Kitting Business - In addition to wind turbines, we will now be able to develop new growth opportunities ... is employing close to 26,000 people and generating sales in 2016 of 5.8 billion euros. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. (01/11/2018)
    • Viewpoint: Competitive electricity markets have transformed New England’s power grid - Investment in new power plants by private companies since 1997 has reached nearly $14 billion, resulting in 14,000 megawatts of new power generation ... The region now has 25 onshore wind farms with more than 1,200 megawatts of production capacity ... (01/10/2018)
    • BRIEF-Beijing Enterprises Clean Energy Group's Unit Buys Stake In Beijing Enterprises Wind Power Generation Co - * UNIT BUYS 12.5 PERCENT STAKE IN BEIJING ENTERPRISES WIND POWER GENERATION CO FROM GRAND VICTORY (HONG KONG) * UNIT BUYS 7.5 PERCENT STAKE IN BEIJING ENTERPRISES WIND POWER GENERATION CO FROM SUPER BRIGHT (HONG KONG) Source text for Eikon: Further company ... (01/10/2018)
    • Invenergy Fully Funds 202.5-MW Nebraska Wind Farm - ... Wind project is Invenergy’s fourth wind power generation project in the state. Santander has played an important role in financing for each of these projects.” Siemens and Gamesa signed binding agreements to merge their wind power businesses. (01/09/2018)
    • EUROPE POWER-German spot power price soars as wind generation falls - PARIS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for day-ahead delivery diverged on Tuesday as forecasts for a sharp fall in wind power generation lifted the German contract, while increased nuclear power supply and lower consumption weighed in ... (01/09/2018)
    • Wind farm project promises jobs, economic boost to Panhandle communities and the state - the wind farm and generation tie-line will deliver high-quality, low-cost wind energy that will save PSO customers more than $2 billion over the 25-year life of the wind farm, compared to projected market costs for procuring power over the same period. (01/09/2018)
    • Global Wind Power Generation Systems Industry Report Analysis with Market Share by Types, Applications and by Regions - (EMAILWIRE.COM, January 08, 2018 ) Global Wind Power Generation Systems Market report is replete with detailed analysis from a thorough research, especially on questions that border on market size, development environment, futuristic developments ... (01/08/2018)
    • FERC: 116 GW of Solar and Wind Generation Additions by 2020 - FERC’s update, which includes data through the end of last November, indicates that the combined utility-scale solar and wind power capacity would essentially double. Current available installed generating capacity is 86.76 GW for wind and 28.76 GW for ... (01/05/2018)
    • The Dutch plan to build the world's biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island - Though the cost of offshore wind power is often higher than onshore (without subsidies ... That's more than four times the nation’s current annual generation capacity. (01/03/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $989,061 on Wind Power Generation. It has awarded 29 contracts to 8 companies, with an average value of $123,633 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Power generation, wind electric, Electric power generation, wind, etc.

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