Renewable Energy: United States
This report forecasts US renewable energy consumption and production in British thermal units (Btu) to 2020. Total consumption is segmented by resource in terms of: wood and waste biomass, hydropower, biofuels, wind, solar, and geothermal. Total consumption is also segmented by market as follows: electric utility, industrial, transport, residential, and commercial.
To illustrate historical trends, total consumption, total production, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines resources and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each resource and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
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