SIC 4911 | NAICS 221115
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Fact sheets provide an overview of the industry, with topics covered including installed capacity by state, federal energy policy, environmental and safety issues, and more. All information is available free online.
Annual Market Report
Annual report provides an in-depth analysis of the wind energy industry, with major topics covered including capacity growth and projects, regional and state impacts, transmission, offshore projects, and distributed energy. Executive summary which includes table of contents and selected excerpts can be downloaded and viewed online; full publication is available to members only.
Quarterly Market Report
Quarterly updates to the annual market report include information on capacity growth, new projects, and projects currently under construction. Executive summary which includes table of contents and selected excerpts can be downloaded and viewed online; full publication is available to members only.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Careers in Wind Energy
Career guide provides an overview of the industry and includes information on occupations relevant to its manufacturing, project development, and operation and maintenance phases, with information provided including job duties, education and training, and earnings. All information is available free online.
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for turbine service technicians on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. All information is available free online.