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Global Renewable Energy Markets - Key Trends and Challenges

Global Renewable Energy Markets - Key Trends and Challenges

Global Markets Direct Global Renewable Energy Markets - Key Trends and Challenges report is the essential source for top-level renewable energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-sectors (wind, solar, hydro, biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol, geothermal) of the renewable energy industry on the global basis. It details the market structure, regulatory policies that govern each of the sub-sectors, as well as provides historical and current statistics relating to the installed capacities for each of the sub-sectors. It provides information relating to the technological, market, and research and development (R&D) trends for all the sub-sectors on a global basis. The report also analyzes the key countries and market players in each of the sub-sectors of the global renewables energy market.

Scope

  • The report provides a detailed analysis of the overall renewable energy industry and the markets for different renewable energy technologies - wind, solar photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal, biodiesel, bioethanol, bio-power, geothermal and hydro.
  • It highlights on some of the key drivers that drive the renewables industry worldwide as well as the challenges that the global renewable energy market faces.
  • It also provides a comparative analysis of the global renewable power generation technologies.
  • The report also provides an analysis of each of different renewable energy technology markets, covering:
  • Key drivers and challenges for each technology
  • Key technological and Research & Development trends
  • Operations and strategies of key market players
  • Market overview in the key geographies
  • The policies and regulatory framework for each of the key regions

Reasons to buy

  • The report provides the most up to date and in-depth information on the global renewable energy market.
  • It facilitates historic and current market analysis of the renewable energy market on the global scale.
  • It also helps in identifying the key growth technologies and opportunities within the renewable energy industry.
  • The report provides the most up to date capacities and production information for the various sub-markets in the global renewable market such as wind, hydro, solar PV, solar thermal, Bioenergy, geothermal.
  • The information presented in this report facilitates decision-making based on strong historic and current data.
  • 1 Table of Contents
    • 1.1 List of Tables
    • 1.2 List of Figures
  • 2 Introduction
    • 2.1 What is This Report About?
    • 2.2 How to Use This Report
  • 3 Executive Summary
    • 3.1 Overview
    • 3.2 Wind
    • 3.3 Solar Photovoltaic
    • 3.4 Hydro
    • 3.5 Geothermal
    • 3.6 Bioenergy
  • 4 Global Renewable Energy Market
    • 4.1 Overview
    • 4.2 Key Drivers for Global Renewable Energy Market
    • 4.3 Key Challenges Facing the Global Renewable Energy Market
    • 4.4 Renewables in Power Generation
    • 4.5 Comparative Analysis - Global Renewable Power Generation Technologies
    • 4.6 Renewables in Transportation
  • 5 Global Wind Energy Market
    • 5.1 Global Wind Market
    • 5.2 Key Drivers
    • 5.3 Key Restraints
    • 5.4 Technology Analysis
    • 5.5 Cost Analysis
    • 5.6 Key R&D trends
    • 5.7 Regional Market Trends
    • 5.8 Analysis of Key Countries
    • 5.9 Analysis of Key Players in the Market
  • 6 Global Solar Photovoltaic Energy Market
    • 6.1 Global Solar Photovoltaic Market
    • 6.2 Key Drivers
    • 6.3 Key Restraints
    • 6.4 Technology Analysis
    • 6.5 Cost Analysis
    • 6.6 Key R&D trends
    • 6.7 Regional Market Trends
    • 6.8 Analysis of Key Countries
    • 6.9 Analysis of Key Players in the Market
  • 7 Global Bioenergy Market
    • 7.1 Global Biodiesel Market
    • 7.2 Global Bioethanol Market
    • 7.3 Global Bio-power Market
  • 8 Global Geothermal Energy Market
    • 8.1 Global Geothermal Market
    • 8.2 Key Drivers
    • 8.3 Key Restraints
    • 8.4 Technology Analysis
    • 8.5 Cost Analysis
    • 8.6 Key R&D trends
    • 8.7 Regional Market Trends
    • 8.8 Analysis of Key Countries
    • 8.9 Analysis of Key Players in the Market
  • 9 Global Hydro Energy Market
    • 9.1 Global Hydro Market
    • 9.2 Key Drivers
    • 9.3 Key Restraints
    • 9.4 Technology Analysis
    • 9.5 Cost Analysis
    • 9.6 Key R&D trends
    • 9.7 Regional Market Trends
    • 9.8 Analysis of Key Countries
    • 9.9 Analysis of Key Players in the Market
  • 10 Appendix
    • 10.1 Methodology
    • 10.2 Contact Us
    • 10.3 Disclaimer
  • List of Tables
    • Table 1: Global, Status of Renewable Technologies - Characteristics and Cost
    • Table 2: Global, Status of Renewables Technologies - Characteristics and Cost
    • Table 3: Key Areas of Technological Development by Renewable Energy Technology
    • Table 4: US, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Budget, $ Thousand, 2007-08
    • Table 5: Europe, European Commission Renewable Energy R&D Budgets
    • Table 6: Global, Top 10 Cell Manufacturers, Based on Cell Production Capacity, 2006-07
    • Table 7: Global, Expected PV Generation Costs Across Major Cities in the World, €, 2006-30
    • Table 8: Germany, Payment Structure for Different Types of PV Installations
    • Table 9: Germany, New Feed-in-Tariffs, 2004
    • Table 10: Germany, Biodiesel Tax Rates, cents/liter, 2006-12
    • Table 11: US, Incentive Programs Offered at the Federal and State Levels
    • Table 12: Pros and Cons of 1st Generation Biofuels
    • Table 13: Global, Current and Future Key R&D Areas
    • Table 14: Comparison Between Different Technologies Used in Geothermal Power Plants
    • Table 15: Geothermal Power Direct Capital Costs, $/KW of Installed Capacity
    • Table 16: Geothermal Operating and Maintenance Costs by Plant Size, US cents/kWh
    • Table 17: Philippines, Geothermal Power Plants
  • List of Figures
    • Figure 1: Global, Sector-wise Shares in Global Consumption of Renewables, 2007
    • Figure 2: Global, Regional Distribution of Global Renewable Energy Supply, 2007
    • Figure 3: Global, Top 10 Countries in Primary Energy supply from Renewables, 2007
    • Figure 4: Global, World CO2 Emissions, Million Metric Tons
    • Figure 5: Global, World Projected Energy Demand, Mtoe
    • Figure 6: Global, Renewable Power Generating Capacity, GW, 1980-2007
    • Figure 7: Global, Region-wise Shares in the Global Renewable Power Generating Capacity, 2007
    • Figure 8: Global, Top 10 countries in Installed Renewable Power Generation Capacity, 2007
    • Figure 9: Global, Fuel-wise Installed Renewable Power Generating Capacity, 2000-07
    • Figure 10: Global, Fuel-wise Growth Rates of Renewable Power Generating Capacity, 2000-07
    • Figure 11: Global, Worldwide Biofuels Production, Billion Liters, 2000-07
    • Figure 12: Global, Top 10 Countries in Global Ethanol Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 13: Global, Top 10 Countries in Global Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 14: Global, Worldwide Cumulative Wind Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2000-07
    • Figure 15: Global, Worldwide Total Wind Installed Capacity by Regions, %, 2007
    • Figure 16: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Installed Capacity, 2006-07
    • Figure 17: Global, Total Additional Wind Installed Capacity by Region, %, 2007
    • Figure 18: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Additional Installed Capacity, 2006-07
    • Figure 19: Europe, Top 27 Countries, Cumulative Total Wind Installed Capacity, %, 2007
    • Figure 20: US, State Wise Cumulative Total Wind Installed Capacity, %, 2007
    • Figure 21: China, Cumulative & Annual Wind Installed Capacity and Cumulative % Growth Rates, MW, 2000-07
    • Figure 22: Germany, Growth in Number of Turbines and Installed Capacities, 2002-06
    • Figure 23: Germany, Top Companies Market Share based on Installed Capacity, %, 2007
    • Figure 24: US, Cumulative Wind Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-07
    • Figure 25: US, Top Wind Turbine Manufacturers, Installed Capacity (MW) and Number of Turbines, 2007
    • Figure 26: US, Annual New Wind Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 27: Vestas, No. of Turbines and their Aggregate Capacity Spilt by Product Category, 2007
    • Figure 28: Vestas, No. of Turbines and their Aggregate Capacity Spilt by Geography, 2007
    • Figure 29: Global, Solar PV Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 30: Global, Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity by Major Regions, %, 2007
    • Figure 31: Global, Solar PV Cell Production, MWp, 2001-07
    • Figure 32: Global, Top Solar Cell Producers Market Share, %, 2007
    • Figure 33: Europe, Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity, MWp, 2001-07
    • Figure 34: Europe, Top 5 Countries, Total Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity, MWp, 2006-07
    • Figure 35: Europe, Top 5 Countries, Total New Solar PV Installed Capacity, MWp, 2006-07
    • Figure 36: Africa, Regional Market Share for Solar PV, 2007
    • Figure 37: Germany, Annual & Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 38: Germany, Impact of German Laws on the Country's Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity, 2000-07
    • Figure 39: Japan, Annual & Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 40: US, Annual & Cumulative Solar PV Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 41: Q-Cells, Production Capacity vs. Actual Production, MWp, 2002-07
    • Figure 42: Global, Biodiesel Production and % Growth, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 43: Global, Top 5 Countries Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 44: Europe, Top 10 Countries Cumulative Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 45: Asia-Pacific, Republic of Korea, Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2002-07
    • Figure 46: Germany, Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 47: US, Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 48: France, Biodiesel Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 49: Archer Daniels Midland Company, Sales, $ Million, 2003-07
    • Figure 50: Biopetrol Industries AG, Sales, € Million, 2004-07
    • Figure 51: Global, Bioethanol Production and % Growth, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 52: Global, Top 5 Countries Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 53: Europe, Cumulative Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 54: Europe, Top 5 Countries Cumulative Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2007
    • Figure 55: North America, Cumulative Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 56: North America, Top Countries Cumulative Bioethanol Production, %, 2007
    • Figure 57: Asia-Pacific, Cumulative Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 58: Asia-Pacific, Top Countries Cumulative Bioethanol Production, %, 2007
    • Figure 59: Central and South America, Cumulative Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 60: Central and South America, Top Countries Cumulative Bioethanol Production, %, 2007
    • Figure 61: US, Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 62: Brazil, Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 63: China, Bioethanol Production, Million Liters, 2001-07
    • Figure 64: Cosan S.A. Industria e Comercio, Revenues and Ethanol Sales, $ Million and Million Gallons, 2003-07
    • Figure 65: Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Revenues and Ethanol Sales, $ Million and Million Gallons, 2003-07
    • Figure 66: VeraSun Energy Corporation, Revenues and Ethanol Sales, $ Million and Million Gallons, 2003-07
    • Figure 67: Global, Cumulative Bio-power Installed Capacity and % Growth, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 68: US, Cumulative Bio-power Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-07
    • Figure 69: Schmack Biogas AG, Sales, $ Million, 2003-06
    • Figure 70: Global, Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity and % Growth, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 71: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity, MWe, 2007
    • Figure 72: Europe, Top Countries Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity, MWe, 2007
    • Figure 73: North America, Top Countries Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 74: Asia-Pacific, Top Countries Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 75: South and Central America, Top Countries Cumulative Geothermal Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 76: US, Geothermal Cumulative Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 77: Philippines, Geothermal Cumulative Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 78: Indonesia, Geothermal Cumulative Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 79: Mexico, Geothermal Cumulative Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 80: Italy, Geothermal Cumulative Installed Capacity, MWe, 2001-07
    • Figure 81: Ormat Technologies, Sales, $ Million, 2003-07
    • Figure 82: Ansaldo Energia, Orders Received, € Million, 2002-06
    • Figure 83: Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd., Sales, Million, 2004-07
    • Figure 84: Global, Hydroelectric Installed Capacity and % Growth, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 85: Global, Hydroelectric Installed Capacity by Regions, %, 2007
    • Figure 86: Global, Top 10 Countries Worldwide, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2007
    • Figure 87 : Europe, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 88: Europe, Top Countries Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity Break-up, %, 2007
    • Figure 89: North America, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 90: North America, Top Countries Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity Break-up, %, 2007
    • Figure 91: Asia-Pacific, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 92: Asia-Pacific, Top Countries Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity Break-up, %, 2007
    • Figure 93: South and Central America, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 94: South and Central America, Top Countries Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity Break-up, %, 2007
    • Figure 95: Africa and Middle East, Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 96: Africa and Middle East, Top Countries Total Hydroelectric Installed Capacity Break-up, %, 2007
    • Figure 97: China, Hydroelectricity Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 98: US, Hydroelectricity Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 99: US, Electricity Production Break-up from Renewable Sources, %, 2006
    • Figure 100: Canada, Hydroelectricity Installed Capacity, Million Kilowatts, 2001-07
    • Figure 101: Andritz, Sales and Order Intakes, € million, 2003-07
    • Figure 102: Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Sales and New Orders Received, € million, 2004-07
    • Figure 103: Global Markets Direct Methodology
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