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Lubricants for Wind Turbines: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities
Published October 2016
Base Year: 2015 (with estimates for 2016)
Forecasts to 2020
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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: China, Germany, India, Spain, United States, Rest of World (onshore), Global offshore

    Wind energy has emerged as one of the major alternate energy sources to address global warming and resource conservation concerns. With government support, wind energy installations have grown exponentially in the last 10 years, creating a strong demand for lubricants used in wind turbines. Although a small fraction of the global lubricant market, wind turbine lubricants is an important market segment due to its severe performance requirements, rapid growth, and high penetration of synthetic lubricants.

    This Report Helps Subscribers to:

    • Make a reliable and independent assessment of the opportunities and challenges in the wind turbine market
    • Assess key market segments in terms of their unique requirements, purchasing criteria, challenges for doing business, and opportunities
    • Understand OEMs and wind farm operators’ requirements with respect to product performance
    • Understand the product selection process and criteria of leading OEMs, wind farm operators, and maintenance and service providers
    • Understand government policies, market trends, demand drivers influencing the market
    • Develop competitive intelligence for use in benchmarking and identifying best practices in the industry
  • Contents
  • Introduction

    Executive Summary

    Wind Power Industry Overview
    • Introduction
    • Industry structure
    • Wind turbine technology
    • Market outlook

    Key Markets (see Table 1 for topics covered)
    • China
    • Germany
    • India
    • Spain
    • United States
    • Global offshore

    Lubricant Products in Wind Energy
    • Introduction
    • Maintenance practices
    • Overall market
    • Gear oil
    • Grease
    • Hydraulic fluid
    • Demand outlook

    Market Evaluation
    • Introduction
    • Market outlook
    • Market attractiveness
    • Conclusions

    Table 1: Topics Covered in Each Country Profile
    Power supply in country
    Government regulations
    Lubricant demand
    Industry trends
  • Scope
  • Lubricant for Wind Turbines: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities provides a detailed independent appraisal of this fast-moving market, including current and forecast demand by lubricant type, leading countries, and regions. Specifically, the report covers:

    • Lubricant demand in wind turbines for 2015 and an outlook to 2020
    • Demand by key markets including China, Germany, India, Spain, the United States, and global offshore
    • Demand by key products including gear oils, hydraulic fluids, and grease
    • Penetration of synthetic and bio-based lubricants
    • Penetration of different wind energy technologies and impact on lubricant demand
    • Key lubricant suppliers

  • Key Benefits
  • This report is a syndicated analysis specifically designed to help subscribers understand the key dynamics of this fast growing and high value market. Some of the study’s key benefits are listed below:

    • A useful tool for sales, marketing, and product development teams to understand the key requirements of the various stakeholders, as well as develop products and services to suit their requirements
    • Makes an independent analysis of the current demand and forecast that helps the subscribers to identify the key growth markets
    • Compares various wind turbine technologies and helps subscribers to understand the growth drivers and challenges associated with each technology
    • Assists subscribers with understanding the competitive landscape, the major suppliers, and their competitive strengths and weaknesses
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

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    • Suppliers
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