SmallWind - Market analysis and prospects

The purpose of this project is to investigate the market role and potential of the Danish Small Wind Turbines (SWT) manufacturers and components.

The SWT Market potential for niche markets is studied, which raises awareness of future roles for SWT in DK and internationally. Industrial business plans for manufacturing and marketing are identified, including options for export.  A roadmap to SWT export is developed including a 3-step model for improving export readiness. An Export campaign is conducted in an international setting. Hence, all barriers and challenges that the project has strived to overcome are finally demonstrated.

The main objectives of the project are:

  • Improve the insight of the market potential for SWT on the national as well as the international arena.

  • Identify industrial business plans for manufacturing and marketing.
  • Provide insight and raise the knowledge of doing export among the Danish SWT manufacturers by means of practical training and issuance of a handbook that serve as a roadmap to exporting SWT.

  • Demonstration and realisation of an export campaign in an attractive market.

Read more:

SmallWind  - Market Analysis and prospects, Final Report

Markedsanalyse af markedet for større husstandsmøller i Danmark

Danish market for SWTs facts and statistics

Markedsanalyse Europa og B2B markedet

Small Wind Research Paper Exploring potential for Danish export to Brazil, Canada, Japan and United States

Small Wind turbine Certification and Labelling

DWEA Distributed Wind Vision 2015 to 2030

Product Portfolio Alignment

Eksporthåndbog for Danish Small Wind

Program for Workshop June 2015, Silkeborg

Report on outcome from Workshop

Companies presentation at CanWEA 2015

Markedsstyrken af Dansk SWT  i en International Markedskontekst

SmallWind Market Analysis and Prospects Project Description

2010 CanWEA Small Wind Market Survey - Canada’s Small Wind Manufacturing Sector

Small wind certifications, innovation and lessons learned - Danish perspective


Davide Conti
PhD student
DTU Wind Energy


Peggy Friis
Senior Advisor
DTU Wind Energy
+45 46 77 50 62