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Alternative Energy 2017

Alternative Energy 2017 - Global Markets, Technologies & Competition: 2015-2020 Analysis, Forecasts & Opportunities

New coverage includes alternative energy market demand by type and region, shifting technologies, equipment markets breakdown, and forecasts through 2040.

This executive summary presents a detailed overview of the global market for alternative energy by type, total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, regions, and analysis of competitive environment. Products covered solar, wind, hydropower, biofuels & geothermal. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2015-2040.

Published: May 2016. Over 75 pages. Over 75 tables and charts.

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Detailed Report Contents

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Scope of Coverage

Scope of Coverage

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology and Sources

Types of Alternative Energy

  • Photovoltaics (PV)
  • Wind
  • Hydroelectricity
  • Geothermal
  • Biomass

Geographic Coverage

  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Middle East

Types of Energy

  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Coal
  • Nuclear
  • Biomass/Waste
  • Hydro
  • PV
  • Geothermal
  • Wind

End-User Markets Covered

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transportation

Time Frame

  • 2010 Base Year
  • 2016 Estimated
  • Forecasts 2015-2040

Executive Summary

  • Trends by Product Type
  • Trends by Region
  • Trends by Technology
  • Future Outlook: 2015-2025

Section One: Technology Overview

SECTION ONE: TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

  • Analysis of Energy by Type
  • Coal,
  • Liquids,
  • Natural Gas,
  • Nuclear, and
  • Alternative Energy Types Defined
    • Solar
    • Wind
    • Hydro
    • Geothermal
    • Biomass/Biofuels

Comparison of Types

  • Efficiency
  • Cost

Manufacturing Alternative Energy

  • Photovoltaics (PV)
  • Process of Energy Generation
  • Equipment and Products
    • Inverters
      • Stand-alone
      • Grid-Tie
      • Battery

Solar Power by Generation

  • Advanced Materials Used
  • First Generation
    • Monocrystalline Silicon
    • Polycrystalline Silicon
    • Mono-like-multi Silicon
  • Second Generation Thin Film Technologies
    • Cadmium Telluride (CdTe)
    • Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS)
    • Amorphous Silicon (a-Si)
    • Micromorphous Silicon
    • Gallium Arsenide (GaAs)
  • Comparing First and Second Generation (Crystalline vs. Thin Film)
  • Third Generation
    • Light-absorbing Dyes
    • Quantum Dots
    • Titanium Dioxide
  • Anti-Reflective Coating (ARC)
  • R&D into Developing Photovoltaic Energy Sources
    • Crystalline Silicon
    • Thin Film Cells
      • Amorphous
      • CdTe
      • CIGS
      • Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide/Selenides
    • Multi-Junction Cells
    • Organic Photovoltaics (OPV)
    • Dye-Sensitized
    • Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV)

Wind

  • Process of Energy Generation
  • Equipment and Products Used
    • Horizontal Axis (HAWT)
      • Upwind
      • Downwind
      • Shrouded
    • Vertical Axis (VAWTS)
      • Darrieus
      • Savonius
      • Flapping Panel
      • Giromill
    • Tower
    • Rotor Blades
    • Generators
    • Bearings
    • Pitch System
    • Other Technology
  • Cost of the Wind Turbine
  • Advanced Materials Used
    • Lightweight/Durable Materials
      • Core material
      • Skin material
      • Root material
      • Fibers
      • Other Materials
    • Supply: Transmission & Distribution
    • R&D into Developing Wind Powered Energy Sources
      • Off-Shore R&D
      • Next Generation
      • Mechanical Components
        • Blades
        • Drive Train

Hydropower

  • Process of Energy Generation
  • Equipment and Products Used
    • Turbines
      • Impulse
      • Reaction
    • Other Components
      • Pumps
      • Generators
      • Valves
      • Intake
      • Penstock
      • Drive system
      • AC Controls
      • DC Controls
      • Coanda screens
    • Advanced Materials Used
      • E-Glass
      • Carbon Fiber
      • Cermet
      • Polymer Matrix
      • Synthetic/natural Fiber
      • Steel
        • Martensitic steel
        • Austenitic steel
        • Nitronic 60
        • ASTM CF-10SMnN
        • UNS S21800
        • AWS ER 218
      • Supply: Transmission & Distribution
        • Examples of Installed Systems
          • Three Gorges Dam, China
          • Itaipy Dam, Brazil/Paraguay
          • Xiluodu, China
          • Guri, Venezuela
          • Tucurui, Brazil
          • Xiangjiaba, China
          • Grand Coulee, USA
          • Kransnoyarsk, Russia
          • Robert-Bourassa, Canada
        • R&D into Developing Hydroelectric Energy Sources
        • Advanced Turbines
        • Materials
        • Other

Biofuels/Biomass

  • Process of Energy Generation
    • Combustion
    • Anaerobic digestion
    • Pyrolysis
    • Gasification
  • Equipment and Products
    • Automated System Controls
    • Furnace
    • Combustor
    • Fuel Storage/Handling Equipment
    • Boiler
    • Emissions Controls/Exhaust Systems
    • Cooling Tower
    • Pumps
    • Fans
    • Condenser
    • Generator
    • Steam Turbine
  • Advanced Materials Used
    • Microporous/Mesoporous Acids
    • Catalysts
    • Advanced Acid Gas Solvents
    • Fixed Bed Catalysts
    • Fluidized Bed Catalysts
  • R&D into Developing Biofuel/Biomass Energy Sources
    • Hydrogen Fuel Cells
    • Methane
    • Microalgae
    • Biomass-to-liquids (BTLs)
    • Genetic engineering

Geothermal Energy

  • Process of Energy Generation
  • Equipment and Products
    • Dry Steam
    • Flash Steam
    • Binary Cycle
    • Heat exchanger
  • Advanced Materials Used
  • Mechanical Components
    • Coatings
    • Well Cement Processes
    • Well Cement Materials/additives:
    • Other
  • R&D into Developing Geothermal Energy Sources
    • Geothermal Systems
    • Enhanced (EGS)
    • Hidden
    • Deep
    • Predictive Modeling/technologies for exploration
      • Drilling
      • Casing
      • Well Construction
      • Risk Reduction
      • Condensers for Higher Temperature

List of Tables

  • Table 1.1 Comparison of Types of Electricity ($/kW-hr)
  • Table 1.2 Comparison of Types of Electricity (% Efficiency)
  • Table 1.3 Comparison of Electrical Plants Cost ($/kW)
  • Table 1.4 Capital Cost/Capacity Comparison
  • Table 1.5 Wind Turbine Main Components (% of cost)

Section Two: Market Overview

SECTION TWO: MARKET OVERVIEW

Global Demand for Alternative Energy

Global Demand for Alternative Energy by Type: 2010-2040

Global Production of Energy by Fuel Type: 2010-2030

Global Consumption of Energy by Fuel Type: 2010-2030

Global Consumption of Alternative Energy by Region: 2000-2025

Global Demand by Region

  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Middle East

Global Consumption of Alternative Energy by End-User: 2000-2025

Competitive Environment of Alternative Energy Markets by Type

Alternative Energy Companies:

  • Major PV Companies Revenue and Sales Growth
  • Major Wind Turbine Manufacturers Market Share
  • Major Hydroelectric Power Plants Installed Capacity
  • Top Geothermal Plants Installed Capacity
  • Major biomass Companies

Conclusion

List of Tables

  • Table 2.1 Global Demand of Energy by Region 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.1a Global Demand of Energy 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.2 Global Demand of Energy by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.2a Global Demand of Energy by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.3 Energy Demand Projections Africa by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.3a Energy Demand Projections Africa by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.4 Energy Demand Projections Asia by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.4a Energy Demand Projections Asia by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.5 Energy Demand Projections Europe by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.5a Energy Demand Projections Europe by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.6 Energy Demand Projections Latin America by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.6a Energy Demand Projections Latin America by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.7 Energy Demand Projections North America by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.7a Energy Demand Projections North America by Type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.8 Energy Demand Projections Middle East by Type 2010-2040 (Quadrillion BTU)
  • Table 2.8a Energy Demand Projections Middle East by type 2010-2040 (%)
  • Table 2.9 Top Coal Producers (Mt) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.9a Top Coal Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.10 Top Oil Producers (Mt) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.10a Top Oil Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.11 Top Gas Producers (Mtoe) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.11a Top Gas Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.12 Top Nuclear Producers (Mtoe) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.12a Top Nuclear Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.13 Top Hydro Producers (Mtoe) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.13a Top Hydro Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.14 Top Geothermal Producers (ktoe) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.14a Top Geothermal Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.15 Top Wind Producers (Mtoe) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.15a Top Wind Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.16 Top Solar Producers (MW Installed Capacity) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.16a Top Solar Producers (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.17 Top Consumers of Oil (Mt) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.17a Top Consumers of Oil (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.18 Top Consumers of Gas (bcm) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.18a Top Consumers of Gas (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.19 Top Consumers of Coal (Mt) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.19a Top Consumers of Coal (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.20 Top Consumers of Nuclear (terawatt hours) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.20a Top Consumers of Nuclear (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.21 Top Consumers of Hydro (Billion KwH) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.21a Top Consumers of Hydro (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.22 Top Consumers of Solar (TwH) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.22a Top Consumers of Solar (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.23 Top Consumers of Wind (TwH) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.23a Top Consumers of Wind (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.24 Top Consumers of Geothermal (MW Installed Capacity) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.24a Top Consumers of Geothermal (%) 2010-2030
  • Table 2.25 Energy Consumption by Region (%)
  • Table 2.26 Energy Consumption by End-User (%)
  • Table 2.27 Major PV Companies Revenue 2013 (Billion $)
  • Table 2.27a Major PV Companies Sales Growth 2013 (%)
  • Table 2.27b Major PV Companies Market Share 2013 (%)
  • Table 2.28 Major Wind Turbine Manufacturers (MW Supplied)
  • Table 2.28a Major Wind Turbine Manufacturers Market share (%)
  • Table 2.28b Major Wind Turbine Manufacturers Market share (Revenue)
  • Table 2.29 Hydroelectric Power Production Plants Installed Capacity (MW)
  • Table 2.29a Hydroelectric Power Production Plants Installed Capacity (Revenue)
  • Table 2.30 Major Geothermal Power Plants (MW)