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Alternative Energy

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Alternative Energy
Published: January 1, 2012 Content info: 239 Pages
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The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global Alternative Energy industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. Regional markets elaborated upon include US, Canada, Japan, Europe, India, Australia, China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Latin America among others. The report also offers a recapitulation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and corporate developments in addition to an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 617 companies active in the market.

Table of Contents
Product Code: GOS-111

Table of Contents

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Clean Energy Trends: The Changing Face of the Future
  • Alternative Energy Gains Global Prominence
  • China Dominates Global Clean Energy Industry
  • Reduction in Prices Unravel New Growth Opportunities
  • Current & Future Analysis
    • Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets with Annual Consumption in Terawatt-Hours for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region Percentage Breakdown of Annual Consumption in Terawatt-Hours for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 & 2015
    • Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alternative Energy by Sector - Nuclear Power, Hydroelectricity and Other Renewables with Annual Consumption in Terawatt-Hours for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 4: World 5-Year Perspective for Alternative Energy by Sector Percentage Breakdown of Annual Consumption in Terawatt-Hours for Nuclear Power, Hydroelectricity and Other Renewables for Years 2011 & 2015
  • Market Dynamics
  • Global Renewable Energy Industry Recovers Post Economic Recession
  • Consolidation Imperative in the Current Economic Environment
  • Renewable Energy to Transform Rural Landscape in Developing Countries
  • Renewable Energy Targets and Initiatives
    • United States
    • Europe
    • Spain
    • Germany
    • China
    • India
  • Renewable Electricity and Green Power Purchasing Certificates
  • Market Challenges
  • Logistical and Financial Problems Force Closure of Clean-Technology Mega-Projects
  • Clean Technology Economics - A Long- Term Initiative
  • Rising Concerns Over Natural Resource Depletion May Eclipse Clean Tech Projects

2. REVIEW OF KEY SECTORS

  • Solar Energy: Riding on GREEN Strength
  • Solar Power: A Part of the Energy Mix Portfolio
  • Solar Photovoltaics Market
  • Long-term Prospects Upbeat for the PV Systems Market
  • Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Market
  • A Peek into the Government Efforts Worldwide to Promote Solar Energy
  • China Outstrips Japan in Solar Cells Production
    • Table 5: World PV Cell Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Country
  • Key Statistics
    • Table 6: Leading PV Module Suppliers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by MW Shipped
    • Table 7: Leading Solar Panel Producers Worldwide (2010): Percentage Breakdown by Production in MW
  • Wind Industry - An Overview
  • Wind Energy Recovers from Economic Doldrums
  • Europe and North America: The Wind Energy Heavyweights
  • What Makes Winds a Clean, Safe & Affordable Source of Energy?
  • Offshore Wind Energy: The Next Great Leap for the Wind Industry
  • Nuclear Power
  • Amidst Controversies Nuclear Power Makes a Comeback to the Fore
  • High Crude Oil Prices Stimulate Growth of Nuclear Power
  • Impact of Global Economic Recession on Nuclear Power Plans
  • Nuclear Energy: A Growing Need for Both Developed and Emerging Economies
  • Nuclear Power Share Undeterred Due to Rise in Average Load Factor
  • Capacity Expansions, Financial Incentives to Up Nuclear Power Production
  • Global Warming Concerns to Drive Demand for Nuclear Energy
  • Regulations: The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)
  • Biomass Power
  • Biofuels
  • Geothermal Power
  • Ocean Energy
  • Hydropower

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Solar Energy
    • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Technology
      • Solar Power Tower
      • Solar Trough
      • Parabolic Dish System
    • Photovoltaics
      • Evolution of Photovoltaic Technology
    • Solar Technologies
    • Solar Lighting Methods
      • Daylighting Systems
      • Hybrid Solar Lighting
    • Uses of Solar Energy
      • Horticulture and Agriculture
      • Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling
      • Solar Hot Water Systems
      • Solar Distillation
      • Solar Water Disinfection
      • Solar Cookers
      • Waste Water Treatment
      • Process Heat
      • Evaporation Ponds
      • Solar Vehicles
      • Solar Chemical
      • Other Uses of Solar Energy
    • Experimental Use of Solar Energy
      • Solar Updraft Tower
      • Thermovoltaic Devices
      • Space Solar Power Systems
    • Applications and Advantages of Solar Energy
    • Methods for Storing Solar Energy
  • Wind Power
    • How Wind is Generated?
    • Wind Turbines
    • Drawbacks of Wind Power
  • Hydropower
    • Dedicated Hydroelectric Plants
    • Small-Scale Hydroelectric Power Plants
    • Benefits of Hydroelectricity
    • Drawbacks of Hydroelectric Power
  • Wave Power
    • Energy Generation Methods
    • Advantages of Wave Power
    • Drawbacks
  • Tidal Energy
    • Earth-Moon-Sun: Tidal Energy Generators
    • Types of Tidal Energy
      • Tidal Stream Systems
      • Barrages
    • Tidal Stream Generators
    • Shrouded Tidal Energy Turbine
      • Advantages and Disadvantages of Shrouded Turbines
    • Methods of Tidal Power Generation
      • Barrage Tidal Power
      • Ebb Generation
      • Flood Generation
      • Two-Basin Schemes
  • Biomass
    • Low Tech Methods
    • High Tech Methods
    • Impact of Biomass on Environment
    • Wood Biomass
    • Biofuels
  • Nuclear Power
    • Uranium - The Key Source of Nuclear Power Generation
  • Alternative Vehicle Fuels
  • Electricity
  • CNG & LNG
  • LPG
  • Hydrogen
  • Ethanol
  • Methanol
  • Biodiesel

4. EVOLUTION OF MAJOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES: AN OVERVIEW

  • Solar Energy
  • Solar Energy: Research & Development
  • Solar Energy: Market Development
  • Wind Energy
  • Wind Energy: Evolution and Development
  • Wind Energy: Advancements and Market Development
  • Hydroelectric Power

5. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

7. PRODUCT LAUNCHES

  • A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1. NORTH AMERICA

1a. UNITED STATES

  • Alternative Energy Resources Gain Focus
  • Industry Regulations
  • Renewable Energy Market Overview
  • Solar Energy Market- An Overview
  • Government Policies Fuel Solar Energy Growth
  • Investment Scenario
  • US - The Global Leader in Wind Energy
  • Market Challenges
  • A Windmap of Windpower Status
    • California
    • Illinois
    • Minnesota
    • Texas
    • Iowa
    • Washington
  • Nuclear Energy Overview
  • US - A Major Industry Contributor
  • An Overview of Hydropower Industry
  • Biomass
  • Geothermal Market Overview

1b. CANADA

  • Wind Energy Overview
  • Ontario - A Leader in the Making
  • Solar Energy Overview
    • Table 8: Canadian PV Market (2010): Breakdown of Annual PV Power Installed (MW)
  • End Use Market
  • Equipment Market
  • PV Technology: The Prospects
    • The Barriers

2. JAPAN

  • Alternative Energy Overview
  • Solar Energy Overview
  • Japanese Players to Ramp Up Production to Regain Share
  • The NEDO Contribution
  • The METI Strategy
  • Wind Energy Overview
  • Geothermal Energy Overview

3. EUROPE

  • EC's Proposals for Promoting Renewable Energy Sources
    • Table 9: EU Renewable Energy Targets for EU15 Countries by 2020
  • Government Incentives for New Energy Plants
  • PV Overview
  • Wind Energy Overview
  • The Regional Wind Energy Leaders
  • Offshore Wind Energy to Grow Exponentially
    • Offshore Wind Energy Challenges
    • Table 10: Leading Turbine Makers for the Offshore Grid (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Siemens, Vestas and REpower
  • Central and Eastern Europe Exhibit Strong Growth Potential
    • High and Low Growth Countries
  • Market Analytics
    • Table 11: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe with Annual Consumption in Terawatt Hours for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 12: European 5-Year Perspective for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption in Terawatt Hours for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 & 2015

3a. FRANCE

  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Solar Energy Overview
  • Governmental Support and Funding
  • Wind Energy Overview

3b. GERMANY

  • Solar Energy Overview
  • Wind Energy Overview

3c. ITALY

  • Italian PV Market to Witness Robust Growth
  • Research Programs
  • A Brief Overview of the Italian Wind Energy Market
  • Leading Wind Energy Producers & Turbine Manufacturers
  • Geothermal Industry Overview

3d. UNITED KINGDOM

  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Solar Energy Overview
  • Wind Energy Overview
  • Government Promotes Offshore Wind Farms
  • Natural Gas Overview
  • Biofuel Overview

3e. SPAIN

  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Solar Energy Overview
  • Issues Before the Industry
  • Wind Energy Overview

3f. REST OF EUROPE

  • Romania
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Czech Republic
  • PV Industry Overview
  • Sweden
  • Alternative Energy Overview
  • Wind Energy Overview
  • Turkey
  • Wind Power Overview
  • Switzerland
  • Alternative Energy Overview
  • Estonia
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Finland
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Lithuania
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Latvia
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Denmark
  • Renewable Energy Overview
  • Wind Energy Overview
  • Netherlands

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Renewable Energy Sector- An Overview
  • Southeast Asia Presents Immense Growth Prospects
    • Table 13: Renewable Energy Market in Southeast Asia: Percentage Share of Installed Capacity by Technology for the Years 2012 & 2015(E)
  • Geothermal and Biomass Energy Lead the Suite
  • Philippines Leads Southeast Asian Market for Renewable Energy
  • Solar Power Market- An Overview
  • Wind Energy - Asia-Pacific
  • China and India Drive Wind Energy Market in Asia
  • Wind Energy in Southeast Asia
  • Small Hydropower Plants - the Mainstay of Hydropower Sector in Southeast Asia
  • Philippines and Indonesia Lead Geothermal Power Sector in Southeast Asia
  • Substantial Resources Bode Strong Growth in Biomass Power
  • Key Markets
  • Biofuel Market Booming in Asia-Pacific
  • Market Analytics
    • Table 14: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region - China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific with Annual Consumption in Terawatt hours for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 15: Asia Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Alternative Energy by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption in Terawatt Hours for China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific for Years 2011 & 2015

4a. CHINA

  • Rising Energy Demand Shifts Focus to Alternative Energy Sources
  • Alternative Energy Opportunities in China
  • Renewable Energy Market in China
  • Government Support for Renewable Energy Market
  • The Renewable Energy Act
  • Solar Energy Sector - A Review
  • China Poised to Become Major Solar Energy Consumer
    • Table 16: Leading Solar PV Manufacturers in China (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Revenues
    • Table 17: Top Solar Panel Producers in China (2010): Ranked by Estimated Production in Megawatts
  • Wind Energy Exhibits High Potential for Growth

4b. INDIA

  • Renewable Energy Market in India - A Primer
  • Government Support
  • Renewable Energy Resources to Fulfill Growing Energy Needs
  • An Overview of Solar Power Market
  • Major Players
  • India Treads Forward in Wind Energy
  • Increasing Focus on Small Hydropower Plants
  • Biofuel Market on Growth Path

4c. AUSTRALIA

  • An Overview of Renewable Energy Market
  • Huge Prospects Lie Within
  • PV Market - An Overview
  • Geothermal Market Overview

4d. THAILAND

  • Renewable Energy Market- An Overview
  • Solar Energy: Proving to be the Best Alternative
  • Hydroelectric Power Generation to Increase
  • Thailand Falls Short of Alternative Energy Targets

4e. PHILIPPINES

  • Alternative Energy - An Indispensable Constituent of Energy Mix

4f. INDONESIA

  • Renewable Energy Market- An Overview

4g. SOUTH KOREA

5. LATIN AMERICA

  • Renewable Energy Sources Gain Significance in Electricity Generation
  • Renewable Energy: Challenges
  • Government Initiatives in Different Latin American Countries
    • Costa Rica
    • Chile
    • Mexico
    • Central America and the Caribbean
  • Solar Energy Market
  • Wind Energy Market
  • Market Scenario
  • Technology Advancements Fuel Wind Power Growth
  • Biomass Market
  • Robust Growth Ahead in Biomass-Based Power Generation

5a. BRAZIL

  • Renewable Energy Industry - An Overview
  • Wind Energy Market
  • Biofuel Market Booming in Brazil

5b. MEXICO

  • Overview

6. REST OF WORLD

  • Wind Energy Continues to Expand in MENA Region
  • Nigeria
  • Algeria
  • Renewable Energy Production to Rise
    • Table 18: Renewable Power Production Capacity Forecast in Algeria by Domestic Consumption and Exports (In MW) for the Years 2010, 2015, and 2020

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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