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Impact Assessment of Materials in Wind Energy Generation (Technical Insights)

Impact Assessment of Materials in Wind Energy Generation (Technical Insights)

Various types of materials are employed for different applications in the wind energy sector. The use of materials for wind energy has become an active field of research as it significantly contributes to the operational and technological productivity of wind energy generation. Composite materials are primarily employed in the rotor blades as well as in other components such as turbine housings (nacelles).

This research service (RS) titled, “Impact Assessment of Materials in Wind Energy Generation” reviews technology developments that might significantly impact existing and emerging material technologies employed in manufacturing of strong and durable rotor blades for wind energy generation.

Essentially, this research service provides:

A) A brief snapshot of various materials used, industry value chain, and technology capability focusing on rotor blade manufacturing.

B) An overview of key business and technological trends and challenges that impact wider adoption of wind energy in emerging markets.

C) A review of recent innovations and their impact.

D) Emerging opportunities for material technologies.

E) A brief snapshot of key patents in this space.

F) A list of key contacts in the industry.

About this Report

Various types of materials are employed for different applications in the wind energy sector. The use of materials for wind energy has become an active field of research as it significantly contributes to the operational and technological productivity of wind energy generation. Composite materials are primarily employed in the rotor blades as well as in other components such as turbine housings (nacelles).

This research service (RS) titled, “Impact Assessment of Materials in Wind Energy Generation” reviews technology developments that might significantly impact existing and emerging material technologies employed in manufacturing of strong and durable rotor blades for wind energy generation.


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Industry Overview
    • Technology Snapshot
    • Global Scenario
    • Global Scenario
      • Technology Development
    • Industry Demands
  • Technology Overview
    • Materials Used for Wind Blades-Process Mapping
    • Common Manufacturing Techniques
    • Factors Governing Selection of Materials
    • Technology Capability-Material Properties
      • Reinforcement Fibers
      • Matrix Resins
    • Application Scenario
  • Impact Assessment and Analysis
    • Impact of Technology and Business Accelerators
    • Impact of Technology and Business Challenges
    • Recent Innovations and their Impact
  • Intellectual Property (IP) Landscaping
    • IP Landscape
    • Patent Analysis-Top Assignees
  • Future Prospects
    • Emerging Materials for Wind Turbine Blades
    • Technology Roadmap
    • Technology Roadmap-Graphical Representation
    • Technology Roadmap-Explanation
  • Key Patents
  • Key Contacts

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