Global Wind Turbine OEM 2017 Market Share

SGRE forges industry titan on geography and sector diversification

Key takeaways from the 2017 market share results:

  • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) set a single year record for new capacity globally as it claimed the top spot in the global ranking
  • SGRE and Vestas installed capacity in nearly twice the number of countries than the next OEM, which contributed to at least a 5 %-point lead for each OEM over the rest of the pack
  • An increasingly competitive offshore sector enabled MHI Vestas to crack the global rankings - a first for an offshore-exclusive OEM
  • Demand for turbines rated 3MW or higher influenced global positioning in 2017 - in the Americas in particular
  • A significant decrease in annual capacity in China YoY affected the positioning of Chinese turbine OEMs, with only Goldwind sitting in the global top five


In this publication, MAKE analysts examine the dynamic forces affecting the changes in global turbine OEM market share and analyses the leading turbine OEMs in major wind markets. It explores the market trends and implications of technology changes and sales strategies that have shifted the market positions of key turbine OEMs around the world on a country, regional and global level.

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