Market Insight & Trends

Wind business data, trends and insights, including installed and pipeline capacity, supplier market shares and project development performance.

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Market Data: Project Activity - July 2016
Market Data: Turbine deals - June 2016
Market Data: Project Activity - June 2016
Market Data: Turbine deals - May 2016


Expert report: An assessment of the components within a wind turbine, their reliability and how to improve them

In this Windpower Monthly expert report, produced in partnership with Sulzer, we are looking at how a proactive maintenance regime can ensure continued reliability of the wind turbines.

Expert report: How the right grease can lower your LCOE

Download this Windpower Monthly expert report, produced in partnership with Castrol, to learn more about an innovative lubricant technology

Earth Day 2020: How fast the industry has grown

The current century has seen the wind industry move into the mainstream, becoming a legitimate source of electricity across the world. To celebrate Earth Day 2020, we want to show you how far the industry has come.

Windpower Intelligence Global Forecast: March 2020

Below we present our latest global capacity forecasts to 2026.


Manufacturers receive stock market boost

WORLDWIDE: Some of the world's biggest turbine manufacturers are limping back to health with a vote of confidence from the stock markets, according Windpower Monthly's Windicator.

Windicator: Capacity Analysis

Although 3GW of new capacity has been added since our last report, there are now signs of a slowdown in the rate of worldwide growth.

Windicator quarterly update: industry share price performance

The wind power industry's miserable start to 2010 continued into the second quarter as a slew of weak earnings figures meant that stocks continued to haemorrhage value.

Massive growth but little impact on global supply

Global wind power capacity will more than treble to 58,000 MW within five years -- and it will increase to 145,000 MW by 2010. The projection for the decade represents an eightfold growth in capacity, but even then wind will only provide 1.78% of the predicted world electric energy output in ten years' time. These are just some of the many conclusions reached by Danish company BTM Consult in its latest World Market Update, the fifth in an annual series on international wind energy development.