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United States Renewables Report Q3 2015


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BMI View: Ongoing governmental support by the Obama administration continues to foster prospects forrenewable energy in the US as private investment levels rise. While wind energy remains the strongestsector in overall capacity terms and will also experience the majority of added capacity in 2015, protracteduncertainty surrounding the PTC scheme undermines wind power reaching its true potential. Conversely,we hold a bright outlook for the solar sector, due to innovative financing vehicles in both the utility-scaleand the rooftop segment, and particularly for residential installations due to prospects of 'smart' solar.

Over the past years, the US has increasingly shifted towards becoming a global renewables powerhouse. In2014, the country had the highest level of renewable energy in its overall energy consumption since the1930s, when wood was still a crucial part of its energy supply. The country boasts a large renewablesindustry as well as high installed capacity and generation levels, in terms of sheer numbers. Thecombination of government subsidies and state-level renewable energy targets and policies have led to highlevels of investment and enabled the sector to expand rapidly over the past decade. Nonetheless, support forrenewable energy installations differs between states, leading to significant imbalances of renewable shareswithin the US.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Industry Forecast
United States Renewables Forecast Scenario
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (United States 2013-2018)
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (United States 2019-2024)
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (United States 2013-2018)
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (United States 2019-2024)
United States Renewables Projects Database
Table: United States Renewables Projects
Industry Risk Reward Index
United States Renewables Risk/Reward Index
Rewards
Risks
Market Overview
Sustainable Energy Policy And Infrastructure
Targets (Renewables And Emissions)
Subsidies
Infrastructure
Competitive Landscape
Iberdrola
Exelon
NextEra/FPL
Mid-American/PacifiCorp
Siemens AG
Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Methodology
Methodology And Sources
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Renewables Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Indicators

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