Lucintel's Benchmarking for Wind Energy Market: China Outclasses US and Expected to Retain its Market Position in 2011-16

   January 1, 2013

Dallas, TX – February 2, 2011: The market for wind energy has registered remarkable growth in last few years and is expected to grow significantly in the wake of growing interest in developing and harnessing alternatives to traditional fossil fuels; however, investment in wind energy calls for a proper analysis as wind energy costs are approximately twice that of conventional sources of energy.

Lucintel, a leading global Management Consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the wind energy market and published a comprehensive research report, "Regional Benchmarking of Wind Energy Market for China, US, Germany and India".

Four nations, Germany, US, China and India have been taken into consideration in order to analyze the overall wind energy market. This report identifies factors contributing to the Competitive Advantages of wind energy sector and measures the attractiveness of those factors for each of the four nations. It provides intelligence to support the strategic decision making for the short as well as long term.

As per the study, the top 5 countries in the worldwide wind energy market are China, US, Germany, Spain and India with market shares of approximately 21%, 20%, 14%, 11% and 7% respectively, representing approximately 73% of the total cumulative wind energy market at the end of 2010. In the year 2010, China surpassed the US in terms of cumulative wind energy capacity installed. The US and China are expected to grow considerably in the next five years and beyond.

Lucintel’s research report provides insights regarding entry and expansion plans to wind farm investors, wind turbine OEMs and component manufacturers. The report details the industry’s life cycle, market trend and forecast, drivers and challenges.  Lucintel’s findings are detailed through cluster analysis, international Competitive Benchmarking and discussions of growth scenarios for  the nations covered.  This report will greatly support OEM’s, component suppliers and investors in the decision making process as it pertains to wind energy.

For a detailed table of contents and pricing information on this timely and insightful report, please contact Lucintel at 972-636-5056 or via email at  Lucintel provides cutting edge decision support services that help you make critical decisions with greater speed, insight, and cost efficiency. To find out more, please visit


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