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Wind Power Market Update 2016

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Wind Power Market Update 2016


This report covers global wind turbine manufacturer ranking, quarterly order intake for wind turbines between Q1 2014 and Q4 2016. It also covers wind turbine installations in major markets such as the US, China, Brazil, India, and Germany during the period 2014-2018. It also covers order backlog, installation outlook for offshore wind, major developments in the offshore wind market in 2015 and 2016, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) performance for major OEMs along with few major O&M contracts, wind power policy updates in 2016, global wind turbine pricing from 2009 to 2016 along with the average price for Vestas and Goldwind wind turbines.


To understand the global wind market performance in 2016 and expected market trends in the near future.

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To understand the global wind market performance in 2016 and expected market trends in the near future.


Table Of Content


1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables2

1.2 List of Figures 2

2 Summary 3

3 Wind Power Market Update 2016 4

3.1 Global wind turbine manufacturer ranking 2016 4

3.1.1 Vestas overtook Xinjiang Goldwind as top wind equipment manufacturer in 2016 4

3.2 Wind Turbine New Order Intake: the US is in the Lead, with India Standing Second 5

3.2.1 Wind Turbine New Order Intake-Q4 2016 Outpaced All Quarters in 2016 5

3.2.2 Increased Order Activity Reduces Backlog 5

3.3 Market Outlook: Wind Annual Capacity Additions Slow Down in 2016 6

3.3.1 Demand Outlook, 2016-2018 6

3.3.2 The US: Witnesses Completion of its First Offshore Wind Power Project 6

3.3.3 China: The National Development and Reform Commission Slashes Wind Energy Benchmark Tariffs in China and its Wind Target decreased from 250 GW to 210 GW for 2020 8

3.3.4 Brazil: The Most Promising Wind Market in the Latin American Region Witnessed No Wind Auction in 2016 10

3.3.5 India: Government's Repowering Policy to Boost Growth of Wind Sector 11

3.3.6 Germany Ranks Second in Offshore Wind Installations in Europe, with UK in the lead, and the 2017 Renewable Energy Sources Act Targets Paradigm Moves and Introduces Next Level of Energy Transition in Germany 12

3.4 Offshore Wind Outlook-European Region Witnesses Rapid Increase in Demand 13

3.4.1 Major Developments in the Offshore Wind Market, 2016 14

3.5 Operations and Maintenance Market: Rising Revenues Signify a Growing Market 15

3.5.1 Operations and Maintenance Performance15

3.5.2 Major Operations and Maintenance Contracts, 2015-2016 16

3.6 Wind Power: Policy Updates in 2016 20

3.7 Wind Turbine Generator Pricing 29

3.7.1 Global Wind Turbine Generator Pricing 29

3.7.2 Wind Turbine Generator Prices Stabilized During 2011-Q4 2016 Period 29

4 Appendix 31

4.1 Abbreviations 31

4.2 Contact Us 31

4.3 Disclaimer 31

List Of Figure

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Global New Order Intake, Publicly Announced (GW), Q1 2014-Q4 2016 5

Figure 2: The US, Annual Installed Capacity, 2014-2018 6

Figure 3: China, Annual Installed Capacity, 2014-2018 8

Figure 4: Brazil, Annual Installed Capacity, 2014-2018 10

Figure 5: India, Annual Installed Capacity, 2014-2018 11

Figure 6: Germany, Annual Installed Capacity, 2014-2018 12

Figure 7: Global Wind Turbines, Average Price Indexed at 2009 (%), 2009-2016 29

Figure 8: Vestas, Average Selling Price (per MW), 2011-Q4 2016 29

Figure 9: Goldwind, China Domestic Average Selling Price (per MW), Jan 2014-Sep 2016 29

List Of Table

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Wind Turbine Manufacturer Ranking 2016 4

Table 2: Order Activity Backlog (MW), 2014-2016 5

Table 3: Wind Installation Outlook (MW), 2016-2018 6

Table 4: Wind Market, China, Wind Power and Network Operation Statistics, 2016 9

Table 5: Offshore Wind Installation Outlook (MW), 2016-2018 13

Table 6: Offshore Wind, Global, Asset Transactions (Announced and Completed), 2016 14

Table 7: Operations and Maintenance Performance, 2012-2016 16

Table 8: Major Operations and Maintenance Contracts, 2015 and 2016 17

Table 9: Policy Updates, Q1 2016 20

Table 10: Policy Updates, Q2 2016 22

Table 11: Policy Updates, Q3 2016 26

Table 12: Policy Updates, Q4 2016 28

Table 13: Abbreviations 31

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Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., GE Power, Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica, S.A., Enercon GmbH, Siemens AG, LM Wind Power, Senvion, Suzlon Energy, Nordex