First Wind Holdings Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: February 9, 2015
Pages: 35
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First Wind Holdings Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

Scope
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.
Highlights

First Wind Holdings Inc. (First Wind), formerly, UPC Wind Partners, LLC, is an independent renewable energy company. It focuses on the development, financing construction, ownership and operation of utility-scale wind energy and solar PV projects in the US. The company operates renewable energy projects in the Northeast and West coast of the US and in Hawaii. First Wind currently operates wind power facilities in the Northeast, the West and Hawaii, with combined capacity of more than 1,300 megawatts (MW), which will be enough to power around 375,000 homes each year. Also, the company operates four solar PV projects with a generation capacity of 25,000 MWh every year. The company is a subsidiary of SunEdison, Inc. First Wind is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US.

First Wind Holdings Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jan 20, 2015: Winergy Drive Systems Corporation Receives Contract from First Wind to Rebuild Wind Turbine Gearboxes
Jan 05, 2015: First Wind Secures Energy Sales Agreements with Idaho Power Company
Dec 30, 2013: First Wind Continues Community Outreach Program through DonorsChoose.org to Provide Assistance to Classroom Teachers
Dec 23, 2013: Vestas receives 150 MW order from an MSA with potential for up to 568 MW more in the USA
Nov 14, 2013: Northeast Wind Closes on $320 Million Term Loan B and $75 Million Letter of Credit Facilities

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.
SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

First Wind Holdings Inc. - Key Facts
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Key Employees
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Major Products and Services
First Wind Holdings Inc. - History
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

First Wind Holdings Inc. - Business Description
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Corporate Strategy
First Wind Holdings Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Integrated Business Model
Strength - Strong Project Portfolio
Strength - Presence in Favorable Markets in the US
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Lack of Diversification
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Wind Energy Market
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Threats
Threat - Operational Faults
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations
First Wind Holdings Inc. - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY’S POWER FINANCIAL DEALS AND ALLIANCES

First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
First Wind Holdings Inc., Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Jan 20, 2015: Winergy Drive Systems Corporation Receives Contract from First Wind to Rebuild Wind Turbine Gearboxes
Jan 05, 2015: First Wind Secures Energy Sales Agreements with Idaho Power Company
Nov 14, 2014: First Wind Marks Five Years of Commercial Operations at Milford Wind
Nov 06, 2014: Vestas receives 200 MW order in Texas
Oct 09, 2014: First Wind Selects GE’s Wind PowerUp Platform to Increase Output from U.S. Wind Farms
Sep 24, 2014: First Wind and Community Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Company’s Largest Wind Project in Maine
Sep 10, 2014: Innovative Wildlife and Wind Power Study Receives $1.1 million from U.S. Department of Energy
Jun 23, 2014: First Wind Marks Start of Commercial Operations at Second Largest Solar Project in Massachusetts
Jun 19, 2014: First Wind Announces Agreement with Rocky Mountain Power for Clean Energy from Largest Solar Developments in Utah
Jun 18, 2014: First Wind to Celebrate Start of Commercial Operations at Second Largest Solar Project in Massachusetts with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

Methodology
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

First Wind Holdings Inc., Key Facts
First Wind Holdings Inc., Key Employees
First Wind Holdings Inc., Key Employee Biographies
First Wind Holdings Inc., Major Products and Services
First Wind Holdings Inc., History
First Wind Holdings Inc., Other Locations
First Wind Holdings Inc., Subsidiaries
First Wind Holdings Inc., Key Competitors
First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
First Wind Holdings Inc., Recent Deals Summary

LIST OF FIGURES

First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
First Wind Holdings Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
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