Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Average Price, Regulations and Competitive Analysis to 2015

“Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Average Price, Regulations and Competitive Analysis to 2015” is the latest report from GlobalData that offer comprehensive information on the global turbine rotor blades market and provides forecasts up to 2015. The research gives detailed Global analysis and gives installed capacity split by major manufacturers of Global wind rotor blades market. This research also gives detailed analysis of the markets in key countries namely the US, Germany and Spain. The study provides growth projections up to 2015 for key countries such as the US, Canada, Germany, Spain, China, India, and Denmark. Moreover, the report covers the technology and cost analysis for wind turbine rotor blades. Information on the regulatory framework and key policies governing the industry has also been dealt with in detail. The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData’s Team of industry experts.

Scope

The report details historical and forecast statistics on the global wind turbine rotor blade market from 2001 to 2015.

The report details technology and cost analysis of a wind turbine rotor blade.

The report details about the key manufacturers and their market share in global wind turbine rotor blade market.

The report also covers the major market trends, growth drivers and constraints related to the global wind turbine rotor blade market

The research provides detailed analysis for global, regional and key countries on the basis of annual installation.

It covers detailed analysis of the market scenario, installed capacity, price and revenue forecasts for key countries

It also covers the detailed analysis of incentives declared by key countries’ state as well as federal government to promote the wind turbine rotor blade market

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 7

1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Executive Summary 11

2.1 Global Wind Market – Installations to Maintain Growth Traction 11

2.2 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market – Annual Installations to Reach 55GW by 2015 12

2.3 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market –Global Rotor Blade Market Value to Reach $16bn by 2015 12

2.4 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market – Outsourcing of Rotor Blade Production is increasing 13

3 Global Wind Power Market: 2006-2015 14

3.1 Global Wind Power Market, Overview 14

3.2 Global Wind Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast, 2006-2015 16

3.3 Global Wind Power Market, Generation Historical and Forecast 2006-2015 18

3.4 Global Wind Power Market, Split by Key Countries, 2010 19

4 Global Wind Turbine Market, Technical Analysis 22

4.1 Wind Turbine Technology Overview 22

4.2 Evolution of Wind Turbine Technology 24

4.3 Wind Turbine Technology, Value Chain Analysis 26

4.4 Global Wind Turbine Market, Component Cost Analysis, 2010 28

4.4.1 Cost components 28

4.4.2 Factors affecting the cost 29

4.5 Global Wind Turbine Market, Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast 2006-2015 30

5 Wind Rotor Blade Market – Technological Overview 32

5.1 Aerodynamics of Rotor Blades 32

5.2 Manufacturing Process 33

5.2.1 Prepreg process 33

5.2.2 SPRINT (Seeman’s Composite Resin Infusion Molding Process Technology) Process 34

5.2.3 Hand Layup Process 35

5.2.4 VARTM (Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding) Process 36

5.2.5 SCRIMP (Seeman Composites Resin Infusion Molding Process) Process 37

6 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market : 2006-2015 39

6.1 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market, Overview 39

6.2 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market, Market Drivers 40

6.2.1 Feed in Tariffs (FITs) and Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) – Key Driver of the Wind Blade Installations 40

6.2.2 Local Content Requirement – A Move to Foster Domestic Wind Market Value Chain 40

6.2.3 Financial Incentives – Fostering Rotor Blade Market from Demand Side 42

6.3 Global Rotor Blade Market, Market Trends, 43

6.3.1 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market – Asia Pacific Emerging as Manufacturing Hub 43

6.3.2 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market – Outsourcing Gaining Momentum 43

6.4 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market, Market Constraints 45

6.4.1 Grid Infrastructure Issues 45

6.4.2 Supply chain bottlenecks are expected to hamper the growth of wind power industry 45

6.5 Global Rotor Blade Market, Emerging Trends 46

6.5.1 Offshore Wind – Opportunity for Large Rotor Blade Producers 46

6.5.2 Employment Opportunity: 46

6.6 Global Rotor Blade Market, Emerging Technological Trends 47

6.6.1 LIDAR technology – A Move to Improve Energy Yield of Turbine 47

6.6.2 Mechanization of Rotor Blade Manufacturing 47

6.7 Global Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 48

6.8 Global Rotor Blade Market, Average Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 50

6.9 Global Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 51

6.10 Global Rotor Blade Market, Share of Rotor Blade Manufacturers, 2010 53

6.11 Global Rotor Blade Market, Competitive Landscape, Key Facts, Major Rotor Blade Manufacturers 54

7 North America Wind Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 56

7.1 North America Wind Turbine Market, Overview 56

7.2 The US Wind Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 58

7.2.1 The US Wind Rotor Blade Market, Overview 58

7.2.2 The US Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 59

7.2.3 The US Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 61

7.2.4 The US Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 63

7.2.5 The US Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 65

7.2.6 The US Renewable Energy Regulatory Framework, Overview 65

7.2.7 Federal Financial Incentives 65

7.2.8 Corporate Depreciation 66

7.2.9 Corporate Tax Credits 66

7.2.10 Federal Loan Programs 67

7.2.11 Production Incentives – Renewable Energy Production Incentives (REPI) 69

7.2.12 Industry Recruitment/Support – Qualifying Advanced Energy Manufacturing ITC 69

7.2.13 Federal Grant Program 69

7.2.14 State incentive programs 71

7.2.15 The US Renewable Energy, Regulatory Framework, New Government Policies 74

7.3 Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 76

7.3.1 Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Overview 76

7.3.2 Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 77

7.3.3 Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 80

7.3.4 Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 82

7.3.5 Canada Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 83

7.3.6 Canada, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 83

7.3.7 Canada Renewable Energy, Federal Initiatives 83

7.3.8 Canada, Renewable Energy Regulatory Framework, Provincial Initiatives 87

7.3.9 Canada, Wind Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 91

7.3.10 Canada, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives, State Policies 92

9.1.1 Proposed Policy Initiatives 96

11.1.1 Canada, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives, British Columbia (BC) 98

12.1.2 Nova Scotia, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 102

13.1.2 Canada, Ontario, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 107

14.1.2 Incentives for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) Solar Water Heating Systems 113

14.1.3 Ontario, Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 113

14.1.4 On Shore and Off Shore Wind: Feed –In Tariff 113

14.1.5 Canada, Quebec, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 118

14.1.6 Wind Farm Construction on Private Land 120

15 Europe Wind Rotor Blade Market : 2006-2015 122

15.1 Europe Wind Turbine Market, Overview 122

15.2 Europe Wind Turbine Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 122

15.3 Germany Wind Rotor Blade Market, Overview 124

15.4 Germany Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 125

15.4.1 Germany Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 127

15.4.2 Germany Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 129

15.4.3 Germany Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 130

15.4.4 Germany Renewable Energy Regulatory Framework, Overview 130

15.4.5 Electricity Feed-in Law (EFL) 131

15.4.6 Renewable Energy Law (REL), 2000 131

15.4.7 Building Code 132

15.4.8 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), 2004 132

15.4.9 ERP-Environment and Energy Saving Programme 133

15.5 German Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 133

15.5.1 German Wind Power Regulatory Framework, Overview 133

15.5.2 Re-powering Policy 134

15.5.3 Support for Offshore Development 135

15.6 Spain Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 136

15.6.1 Spain Wind Rotor Blade Market, Overview 136

15.6.2 Spain Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 137

15.6.3 Spain Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 139

15.6.4 Spain Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 140

15.6.5 Spain Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 142

15.6.6 Renewable Energy Plan for 2005-10 (PER) 143

15.7 Spain Wind Energy Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 146

15.7.1 Overview 146

15.7.2 Mandatory Local Content 146

15.7.3 Research and Development Support 146

15.7.4 Feed-in Tariff Policy 146

15.8 Denmark Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 147

15.8.1 Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Overview 147

15.8.2 Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 147

15.8.3 Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Prices, $/kW, 2006-2015 149

15.8.4 Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 151

15.8.5 Denmark Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 152

16 Asia Pacific Wind Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 156

16.1 Asia – Pacific Wind Turbine Market, Overview 156

16.2 Asia Pacific Wind Turbine Market, Historical and Forecast Annual Installed Capacity, 2006-2015 157

16.3 China Wind Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 158

16.3.1 China Rotor Blade Market, Overview 158

16.3.2 China Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 160

16.3.3 China Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 162

16.3.4 China Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 164

16.3.5 China Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 165

16.3.6 China Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 165

16.3.7 Renewable Energy Policy, Overview 165

16.3.8 China Wind Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 172

16.3.9 Subsidies 173

16.3.10 Provincial incentives 174

16.4 India Rotor Blade Market: 2006-2015 176

16.4.1 India Rotor Blade Market, Overview 176

16.4.2 India Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 177

16.4.3 India Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 179

16.4.4 India Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 180

16.4.5 India Wind Market, Regulatory Framework, Major Policies 182

16.4.6 Overview 182

16.4.7 Integrated Energy Policy 182

16.4.8 Electricity Act 2003 182

16.4.9 Renewable Portfolio Standards 183

16.4.10 Remote Village Electrification Program 183

16.4.11 Central Financial Assistance (CFA) and Subsidies for Various Renewable Sources 184

16.4.12 Regulation on Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) 187

16.4.13 Generation Based Incentives (GBI) 187

16.4.14 Energy Efficient Solar/ Green Buildings Scheme 188

17 Appendix 190

17.1 Abbreviations 190

17.2 About Alternative Energy eTrack 190

17.3 Methodology 190

17.3.1 Coverage 190

17.3.2 Secondary Research 191

17.3.3 Primary Research 191

17.3.4 Expert Panel Validation 191

17.3.5 Contact Us 192

17.4 Disclaimer 192

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Global Wind Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 17

Table 2: Global Wind Power Market , Generation Historical and Forecast, GWh, 2006-2015 19

Table 3: Global Wind Energy Market, Split-by Countries, % of Share of Global Annual Instillations , 2010 21

Table 4: Global Wind Market, Cost Analysis of Wind Farm, 2010 28

Table 5: Global Wind Market, Turbine Component Cost Break up, 2010 29

Table 6: Global Wind Turbine Market, New Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast, MW, 2006-2015 31

Table 7: Global Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 49

Table 8: Global Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 51

Table 9: Global Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 52

Table 10: Global Rotor Blade Market, Share of Rotor Blade Manufacturers, %, 2010 54

Table 11: Global Rotor Blade Market, Competitive Landscape 55

Table 12: North America Wind Turbine Market, Annual Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast, MW, 2006-2015 58

Table 13: The US Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 60

Table 14: The US Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 62

Table 15: The US Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 64

Table 16: The US, State Renewables Portfolio Standards and Policy Incentives, 2009 73

Table 17: The US, Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy for Leading States 74

Table 18: Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 79

Table 19: Canada Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 81

Table 20: Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 83

Table 21: Canada, ecoENERGY for Aboriginal and Northern Communities Program, Funding Available, 2010 86

Table 22: Canada, Green Power – Provincial Targets and Policies, 2010 88

Table 23: BC, Standing Offer Program, Base Prices By Region, 2010 99

Table 24: Ontario, Feed –In Tariff Program for Wind Energy Projects , 2010 114

Table 25: Ontario, Feed-In Tariffs for Water Power Projects ,2010 115

Table 26: Ontario, Standard Offer Program for Biomass Energy, 2010 116

Table 27: Ontario, Retail Sales Tax Rebate For Vehicles Powered by Alternative Fuels, Limits to the Rebate, 2010 118

Table 28: Europe Wind Turbine Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 123

Table 29: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 126

Table 30: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 128

Table 31: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 130

Table 32: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 138

Table 33: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 140

Table 34: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 141

Table 35: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 149

Table 36: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Prices, $/kw, 2006-2015 150

Table 37: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 152

Table 38: Asia Pacific Wind Turbine Market, Historical and Forecast Annual Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 158

Table 39: China Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 161

Table 40: China Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 163

Table 41: China Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 165

Table 42: China Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Acts 166

Table 43: China Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Acts (Cont.) 167

Table 44: China Renewable Energy Law, Five Major Regulations 170

Table 45: China Wind Energy, Central Policies 172

Table 46: China Wind Energy, Province Specific Incentive Schemes 175

Table 47: India Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 178

Table 48: India Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 180

Table 49: India Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 181

Table 50: India Renewable Energy Market, Grid Interactive Renewable Energy Programs 186

Table 51: India, GRIHA, Registration-cum-Rating Fee, 2010 188

Table 52: Abbreviations 190

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Wind Energy Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 16

Figure 2: Global Wind Energy Market , Generation Historical and Forecast, GWh, 2006-2015 18

Figure 3: Global Wind Energy Market, Split by Major Countries, Market Share%, 2010 20

Figure 4: Wind Turbine, Major System Components 23

Figure 5: Wind Turbine Size, Evolution over the Span of 40 Years 24

Figure 6: Wind Turbine Technology, Design Drivers 25

Figure 7: Wind Value Chain Break-Down 27

Figure 8: Global Wind Turbine Market, New Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast, MW, 2006-2015 30

Figure 9: Wind Rotor Blade Manufacturing Process, Prepreg 34

Figure 10: Wind Rotor Blade Manufacturing Process, SPRINT 35

Figure 11: Wind Rotor Blade Manufacturing Process, Hand Lay Up 36

Figure 12: Wind Rotor Blade Manufacturing Process, VARTM 37

Figure 13: Wind Rotor Blade Manufacturing Process, SCRIMP 38

Figure 14: Global Rotor Blade Market, Rotor Blade Production, In House v/s Outsourced, % share, 2006-2009 44

Figure 15: Global Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 49

Figure 16: Global Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 50

Figure 17: Global Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 52

Figure 18: Global Rotor Blade Market, Share of Rotor Blade Manufacturers, %, 2010 53

Figure 19: North America Wind Turbine Market, Annual Installed Capacity Historical and Forecast, MW, 2006-2015 57

Figure 20: The US Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 60

Figure 21: The US Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 62

Figure 22: The US Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 64

Figure 23: The US Renewable Energy Market, Regulatory Framework, Federal Financial Incentives 65

Figure 24: Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 78

Figure 25: Canada Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 81

Figure 26: Canada Wind Rotor Blade Market, Market Value, $m, 2006-2015 82

Figure 27: Europe Wind Turbine Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2006-2015 123

Figure 28: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 126

Figure 29: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 128

Figure 30: Germany Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 129

Figure 31: Wind Energy in Germany: Political Milestone 134

Figure 32: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 138

Figure 33: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 139

Figure 34: Spain Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 141

Figure 35: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 148

Figure 36: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Average Blade Prices, $/kw, 2006-2015 150

Figure 37: Denmark Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 151

Figure 38: Asia- Pacific Wind Turbine, Historical and Forecast Annual Installed Capacity, 2006-2015 157

Figure 39: China Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 161

Figure 40: China Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 163

Figure 41: China Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 164

Figure 42: India Wind Rotor Blade Market, Annual Installations, MW, 2006-2015 178

Figure 43: India Rotor Blade Market, Average Rotor Blade Price, $/kW, 2006-2015 179

Figure 44: India Rotor Blade Market, Market Value Forecast, $m, 2006-2015 181

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