Emergence of New Technologies in Small Wind Power

Bharatbook.com added a new report on " Small Wind Power " which analyzes the market for small wind power and also includes solar photovoltaics and fuel cell technologies.

Online PR News – 11-December-2009 – – Small Wind Power

Distributed Wind Energy for Residential and Commercial Markets
Distributed energy generation, using a variety of renewable power technologies, is one of the most important tools for addressing the challenge of meeting the world’s growing electricity demand. Within the Renewable Distributed Energy Generation (RDEG) market, small wind systems, while a niche category, are nevertheless an important part of the solution for a variety of residential and commercial applications. ( http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=128409&rt=Small-Wind-Power.html )

Small Wind systems are most often used in concert with another energy source, such as solar photovoltaics, diesel generation, or battery backup power. With the exception of the U.S. and U.K., small wind has not benefited from strong government subsidies or other support, and even the programs in those countries have been lacking in comparison to what has been extended to PV or large wind installations. However, a surge in demand for small wind in the U.S. is likely as a result of the recently enacted 30% uncapped dollar for dollar tax credit. The estimated size of the small wind market in 2008 was 38 MW of generation capacity, and Pike Research forecasts that the sector will grow to 115 MW by 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25%. This translates into a market with revenues of $165 million in 2008 that will grow to nearly $412 million by 2013, representing a CAGR of 20%.

This report analyzes the market for small wind power in the context of the broader RDEG market, which also includes solar photovoltaics and fuel cell technologies. The study covers key business issues and drivers of demand for sub-utility scale wind power, including government-driven legislation and incentives as well as market-based factors. Technology and cost issues are examined in depth, as are a number of key industry players. Market forecasts include small wind generation capacity, system revenues, and installed prices through 2013 for installations in all regions of the world, with line-item segmentation for 12 key countries.

Key questions addressed: 
Why is sub-utility scale Renewable Distributed Energy Generation (RDEG) an important part of the solution to the challenges of climate change?
What is small wind power and how does it fit in the RDEG landscape
What are the key sub-utility scale RDEG technologies and how do they compare across a number of dimensions?
How big is the Small Wind category today and how large is the market forecast to grow?
What are the key applications of Small Wind?
What are the key drivers of growth for Small Wind?
Who are the key industry players in the Small Wind market?
Who needs this report?
Small wind technology providers
Distribution, installation, and service providers
Venture capital and other equity investors
Government agencies
Industry associations, non-profit organizations, and key industry constituents
Consulting firms and investment banks focused on renewable distributed energy generation technologies, such as small wind

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