Top wind companies

This website provided the top 10 largest wind power companies sorted by MW installed in 2007:
1. Vestas (Denmark) 4,500 MW
2. GE Energy (United States) 3,300 MW
3. Gamesa (Spain) 3,050 MW
4. Enercon (Germany) 2,700 MW
5. Suzlon (India) 2,000 MW
6. Siemens (Denmark / Germany) 1,400 MW
7. Acciona (Spain) 870 MW
8. Goldwind (China – PRC) 830 MW
9. Nordex (Germany) 670 MW
10. Sinovel (China – PRC) 670 MW

The following figure is taken from Enercon’s presentation:
wind 2008

The following figure is taken from Vestas’s presentation:
wind 2006

Combining the figures above which has the same source from BTM Consult:
Companies                 2008              2007             2006
1. Vestas                      19.8%         22.8%            28%
2. GE Wind                   18.6%         16.6%            16%
3. Gamesa                    12.0%         15.4%            16%
4. Enercon                    10.0%         14.0%            15%
5. Suzlon                       9.0%          10.5%             8%
6. Siemens                    6.9%            7.1%             7%
7. Sinovel                      5.0%            3.4%               –
8. Acciona                      4.6%            4.4%             3%
9. Goldwind                   4.0%            4.2%             3%
10. Nordex                    3.8%            3.4%             3%
11. Others                   17.6%          10.5%             5%
12. REpower                  –                    –                   3%

From the data above, the top European’s market share has shrink from 75% to 57% over 3 years. Watch out for the rising Chinese companies (Sinovel and Goldwind)! See the Reuters news on “China seen surging to top wind turbine maker in 09“.

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