North America Renewable Energy Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The market is segmented by type (Hydro, Solar, Wind, Bioenergy, and Others) and Geography (United States, Canada, and Rest of North America). The report offers the market size and forecasts in installed capacity (in Gigawatts) for all the above segments.

North America Renewable Energy Market Size

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Study Period 2021 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Forecast Data Period 2024 - 2029
Historical Data Period 2021 - 2022
CAGR > 7.20 %
Market Concentration Low

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*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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North America Renewable Energy Market Analysis

The North America renewable energy market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 7.2% during the forecast period.

The market was negatively impacted by COVID-19 in 2020. Presently the market has now reached pre-pandemic levels.

  • Over the medium term, factors such as rising power demand using renewable energy sources and with the commitment of the government to obtain maximum energy from renewable and reduce carbon emissions, the share of renewable is expected to grow significantly and are driving the renewable energy market further.
  • On the other hand, factors like harsh climatic conditions and the use of other conventional energy are a few restraining factors for the North America renewable energy market.
  • Nevertheless, the United States has a vast offshore wind energy resource and possess a power potential of more than 2000 GW, nearly double the nation's current electricity use. This potential is expected to provide an enormous opportunity to deliver large amounts of clean and reliable electricity to the country's largest population centers in the future.
  • The United States is expected to dominate in the North America renewable energy market. The United States is focusing on increasing its contribution to the global renewable energy market by up to 30% by the year 2025.

North America Renewable Energy Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the North America Renewable Energy Market according to our research experts:

Solar Energy is Expected to have Significant Growth in the Market

  • The solar energy market in North America is mainly dominated by the United States. Canada, Mexico, and the United States have set various regulatory frameworks and policies to develop renewable energy from various sources such as solar and wind power. Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) and Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) systems are also adopted in the region to endorse renewable energies.
  • The solar energy market in the United States is on the rise due to the increasing demand for electricity. Furthermore, the falling costs of solar power modules, coupled with the government initiatives to increase renewable shares in the total energy mix, are driving the solar power market in the country. In 2021, the solar installed capacity in North America had reached 104.4 GW, with a decent growth rate compared to previous years.
  • In addition, environmental policies in favor of renewable energy, the expanding investor interest in the sector, and advanced technologies have also underpinned the solar energy market.
  • Some other key factors behind the solar power market growth are the declining cost of solar generation, the advancement in battery storage technology, and grid operators growing expertise is helping to compete with other conventional technologies.
  • The solar electricity is now economically competitive with conventional energy sources in various states of the United States, including California, Hawaii, Texas and Minnesota as they aim to switch to renewable energy resources. Some states are even targeting for 100% renewable such as Hawaii set a target to have 100% renewable energy by 2045.
  • Canada and Mexico have also set some goals for solar energy as both countries have the potential to generate a substantial amount of solar energy. Both countries are working to encourage the use of solar energy in residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Therefore, in total solar energy is expected to have significant growth in the market.
North America Renewable Energy Market: Solar Capacity, in GW, North America, 2017-2021

United States is Expected to Dominate in the market

  • Renewable energy is the fastest-growing energy source in the United States, showing decent growth over the past few years. Around 11% of the growth rate was recorded in the renewable energy produced across sectors in the United States in 2021. Renewable energy in the United States is about 325391 MW of installed capacity as of 2021.
  • The share of renewable energy in electricity generation is expected to rise to 24% by 2030. Most of the increase is anticipated to come from wind and solar.
  • The United States also set its capacity targets, which has further fueled the solar market. Thus, the solar power sector is expected to become one of the largest and fastest-growing markets for electricity generation over the forecast period.
  • The country's solar industry employed more than 260,000 people and created jobs at a rate 17 times faster than the United States average. With upcoming and under-construction renewable energy projects, the United States is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period.
  • Owing to the above points, the United States is expected to dominate the North America Renewable Energy market.
North America Renewable Energy Market: Renewable Energy Installed Capacity in MW, United States, 2017-2021

North America Renewable Energy Industry Overview

The North America renewable energy market is fragmented. Some of the major companies include (in no particular order) NextEra Energy Inc, Canadian Solar Inc., Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Electricite de France SA, and General Electric Co.

North America Renewable Energy Market Leaders

  1. NextEra Energy Inc

  2. Vestas Wind Systems A/S

  3. Electricite de France SA

  4. General Electric Co.

  5. Canadian Solar Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

North America Renewable Energy Market Concentration
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North America Renewable Energy Market News

  • In October 2022, the United States and India announced that a new energy task force would be established to promote the extensive integration of renewable energy required to enable the clean energy transition.
  • In October 2022, since the IRA was signed, fresh manufacturing investments totaling almost USD 28 billion have been announced. These investments have mainly been made in the solar, battery, and electric vehicle production industries.

North America Renewable Energy Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Scope of the Study

    2. 1.2 Market Definition

    3. 1.3 Study Assumptions

  2. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  3. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  4. 4. MARKET OVERVIEW

    1. 4.1 Introduction

    2. 4.2 Installed Capacity and Forecast in GW, till 2025

    3. 4.3 Recent Trends and Developments

    4. 4.4 Government Policies and Regulations

    5. 4.5 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.5.1 Drivers

      2. 4.5.2 Restraints

    6. 4.6 Supply Chain Analysis

    7. 4.7 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.7.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.7.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.7.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.7.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.7.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION & ANALYSIS

    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Hydro

      2. 5.1.2 Solar

      3. 5.1.3 Wind

      4. 5.1.4 Bioenergy

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 Canada

      2. 5.2.2 United States

      3. 5.2.3 Rest of North America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 NextEra Energy Inc

      2. 6.3.2 Canadian Solar Inc.

      3. 6.3.3 Signal Energy LLC

      4. 6.3.4 Vestas Wind Systems A/S

      5. 6.3.5 Electricite de France SA

      6. 6.3.6 General Electric Co.

      7. 6.3.7 Schneider Electric SE

      8. 6.3.8 Swinerton Renewable Energy

      9. 6.3.9 MA Mortenson Co

      10. 6.3.10 Strata Solar LLC

      11. 6.3.11 Cypress Creek Renewables, LLC

    4. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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North America Renewable Energy Industry Segmentation

Renewable energy emanates from naturally replenishing yet flow-limited sources. Renewable resources have a virtually endless lifespan but have a limited amount of energy that can be extracted in a given amount of time. The market is segmented by type and geography. By type, the market is segmented into solar, wind, hydro, bioenergy, and other types. The report also covers the installed capacity and forecasts for the north america renewable energy market across major countries. For each segment, the installed capacity and forecasts have been done based on revenue (in gigawatts).

Type
Hydro
Solar
Wind
Bioenergy
Others
Geography
Canada
United States
Rest of North America
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North America Renewable Energy Market Research FAQs

The North America Renewable Energy Market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 7.20% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

NextEra Energy Inc , Vestas Wind Systems A/S , Electricite de France SA , General Electric Co. and Canadian Solar Inc. are the major companies operating in the North America Renewable Energy Market.

The report covers the North America Renewable Energy Market historical market size for years: 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the North America Renewable Energy Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

North America Renewable Energy Industry Report

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North America Renewable Energy Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)