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Research Reports in Energy & Power

PV Inverters Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global energy demand has steadily increased over the last decade; with new forms of energy sources being constantly explored to make provision for future demand. As the conventional resources are getting depleted, renewable resources are being used extensively. Photovoltaic (PV) cells are a renewable energy source that convert sunlight into electrical current, without any form of thermal or mechanical interlink. Photovoltaic (PV) inverter, also known as solar inverter converts variable DC into alternating current frequency. The inverter industry has been undergoing an intense period of technical innovation. Inverters are a focal point for project developers, regulators and investors. Photovoltaic power supplied to the utility grid has gained visibility as...

Thermal Energy Storage Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global advanced energy storage systems market is expected to grow significantly over the next six years. As global electricity consumption has been significantly increasing, new types of energy sources are being utilized to make provision for future demand. Frequently changing demand for power generation has made energy storage an essential element within the system. Peak-shifting and load-leveling are some of the applications for energy storage. Thermal energy storage systems are increasingly being considered as an effective means of shifting electricity from daytime peak periods to lesser expensive period of the day or at night. In traditional energy systems, need for thermal energy systems is often short-term; therefore, technical solutions for...

Alkaline Fuel Cells Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fuel cells are devices that convert chemical energy derived from fuels to electrical energy. The chemical reaction involves utilizing oxygen or other oxidizing agent for continuous redox reactions. Alkaline fuel cell (AFC) employs an alkaline media as electrolyte. AFC or Bacon fuel cells are one of the most developed and cheaply available fuel cell technologies. These fuel cells have operational efficiencies more than 60%. On the basis of electrolyte used AFCs are segmented into two variants namely static and flowing electrolytes. The immobilized or static electrolyte AFC are used in space crafts and space shuttles which uses asbestos separators saturated in potassium hydroxide. These fuel cells use platinum catalysts in...

Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Market Analysis By Technology (Wet FGD Systems, Dry FGD Systems), By Application (New Systems, Reagents & Replacements) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Flue gas desulfurization (FGD) is a process that removes sulfur dioxide from flue gas before its emission. This is done during combustion in fossil fuel power plants such as coal and oil fired combustion units. When coal or oil is burned to produce energy, about 95% of the sulfur is converted into sulfur dioxide under standard temperature conditions. FGD can be characterized into wet & spray dry scrubbing, wet sulfuric acid process, SNOX flue gas desulfurization and dry sorbent injection system based on methods of desulfurization. Flue gas desulfurization technology has gained importance as a result of increasing air pollution due to...

Resource Circulation Equipment Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Paper, Plastic & Polymers, Metal, Oil & Gas) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Resource circulation equipment is primarily used for processing of solid waste. The recovery of raw materials by means of recycling is a key function of resource circulation equipment. Resource circulation equipment is mainly used to recover valuable materials and also to generate energy from waste. Resource circulation equipment find applications across various end user industries such as automotive, construction, electrical & electronics and oil & gas.. Some of the major applications of RCE include tire recycling, solid waste processing, rubber powder production, land filling and gas recycling facilities among others. Quest to...

Solar Cooker Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Advent of the technology and increasing awareness towards the use of renewable sources of energy has helped in developing the global solar cooker market. The solar cookers trap the solar energy and convert it into heat energy for cooking or heating purposes.  These cookers are cost effective as they do not use any fuel wood or gas connections. They may primarily be used in rural or a semi-urban area where fuel-wood is the chief source for energy especially in the developing or under-developed countries. Solar cookers are the most accepted application in the renewable energy industry. The demand for these cookers has been continuously rising for the past few years and is expected to show similar trends in future. ...

Oil & Gas Risk Management Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Oil and gas market is a complex market and risk management is the most important issues facing it. The market is prone towards a lot of uncertainties and is hence affected by both element risks (operation, construction, financial and revenue generation). Global risks (political, environmental, commercial and legal). These risks encountered both downstream and upstream  need to be adequately addressed as to ensure commercial viability of a particular oil and gas project. The oil and gas business or oil and gas risk management is mainly capital in nature and it operates with a large asset base and in highly risky environments, this is a driver for need of such companies so as to manage their catastrophic risk...

Wind Power Market Analysis By Application (Industrial, Residential, Commercial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Increasing need to replace conventional sources of energy with renewable energy is expected to drive the market for wind power generation over the next decade. The global market for wind power has experienced robust growth since the last two decades. Governments across various nations have been supporting the use of renewable energy sources including solar power, hydro power, wind power and biomass. Regulatory bodies also, in order to reduce carbon footprints and reduce reliance on conventional energy sources have been promoting power generation using wind turbines.  The global market for wind...

Air Compressor Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

An air compressor is a machine which converts low pressure air to high pressure air by taking air from the atmosphere and compressing it in a holding chamber. Air compressors increase the air pressure by decreasing the volume of air with the help of a piston, this is known as positive displacement. They are categorized according to the volume (cubic feet per minute) of compressed air they produce such as reciprocating compressor, rotary screw compressor, and rotary centrifugal compressor. These compressors can further be classified according to the number of compression stages (single, double), cooling method (oil, air, water), drive method (motor, engine, steam, other), lubrication (oil, oil-free), etc. Air compressors have applications in the food...

Flywheel Energy Storage Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A flywheel is a mechanical device that stores kinetic energy which can be used instantaneously. It requires a motor to induce the rotary motion to the flywheel; it is connected to a turbine to produce electricity as required. Flywheels are classified on the basis of the rims used (steel or composite). Components of a flywheel include rotor, shaft, motor, generator and mechanical bearings The energy that a flywheel stores is proportional to the RPM (revolutions per minute) it takes and is independent of increase or decrease in temperature. Flywheel energy storage is used to generate uninterrupted supply of electricity in case of non availability of conventional sources. Its major application areas include aircraft launcher systems, amusement rides, grid...

Data Center UPS Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Data centers consist of a large network of computer servers used by organizations for the remote storage, processing or distribution of large amounts of data. They facilitate storage of crucial data required to successfully run a business in encrypted form to provide protection against eavesdropping. Such data comprises financial data, project data, internal reports, personal information of clients, online transactions and sensitive business information. Data centers need backup to mitigate the risk of losing sensitive business data while being able to recover and reconstruct files in case of failure. An Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) is a vital cog in the wheel of data center backups as it provides protection against power disruptions that would...

Gas Turbine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Gas turbines are a type of Internal Combustion (IC) engine in which the hot gases generated due to burning of an air-fuel mixture spin the blades of a turbine to produce power. The combined cycle beginning with conversion of waste heat into steam by heat recovery steam generators and usage of the resultant steam by steam turbine generators to increase power efficiency are the workhouses in the power generation industry. No solitary source is capable of meeting global power requirements; however, gas turbines are increasingly being used in many schemes to achieve better efficiency and reliability in power projects. Jet engines, scale jet engines, auxiliary power units, industrial gas turbines for power generation, radial gas turbines, amateur gas turbines,...

Power Banks Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

A power bank, commonly known as a battery charger, is a portable charger, used to charge a wide range of digital products. It is used as an external battery, plug-in charger or back-up charger for charging a rechargeable battery or secondary cell. Power banks can be used to charge products including mobile devices, laptops, digital cameras, and tablets among others. The design and make of a power bank depends on the type of device being charged. Power banks are not one-time equipments and can be recharged and re-used. Their capacity is measured in terms of mAh (milliampere-hour); higher mAh implies higher capacity of the power bank. Commonly, lithium batteries are used in power bank design for their compact nature, affordability and wide market reach. In...

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Market Analysis By Application (Residential/Commercial, Chemical, Industrial, Auto Fuel, Refinery), By Source (Refinery, Associated Gas, Nonassociated Gas) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Growing government initiatives mainly in China, India, South Africa and Indonesia to promote the application of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) as a cooking fuel has been one of the major factors driving the global demand for LPG. Coal is a majorly used fuel used for cooking in developing and underdeveloped countries owing to its availability and low price. However, LPG is consider to be a clean cooking fuel when compared with coal and in order to reduce harmful emission caused due ignition of coal, governments of various nations including India are offering LPG cylinders at subsidized rates to the consumers. In addition to increasing usage...

Coal Fired Power Generation Market Analysis By Technology (Pulverized Coal Systems, Cyclone Furnaces), By Application (Residential, Commercial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Power generation techniques that use coal as a primary raw material are known as coal fired power generation. Coal is used as an energy generating source longest known to mankind. The inexpensive, abundant and reliable nature of coal is suitable for catering the increasing demand for electricity. Coal fired power generation has been gaining acceptance on account of depleting oil & natural gas reserves for electricity production. Growing energy demand across the world has been one of the major factors driving the market for coal fired power generation. The world is highly dependent on coal for power generation owing to its availability...

Oil Shale Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Oil shale is a sedimentary rock that contains kerogen, a mixture of organic chemical compounds in solid form which releases hydrocarbons when heated. These hydrocarbons can be used as an alternative for petroleum or natural gas. The oil shale market is expected to witness a high growth in the coming years. Key factors owing to the market’s growth are the rising demand for energy, the depletion of non-renewable energy sources, fluctuating cost of fuel and the cost benefit of using oil shale over conventional energy sources in the long run. However, the high production cost of oil shale, the low carbon content and environmental issues such as disturbance of mined land, global warming, green house gas emission are some factors that could restraint the...

Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market Analysis By Application (Industrial, Power Generation, Residential, Commercial and Transportation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Natural gas is one of the fastest growing energy forms and has been gaining market share significantly in the global energy basket. Due to its cleaner existence, natural gas has been rapidly catching up to crude oil as a fuel alternative, with the latter not feasible for producing clean energy. Natural gas is slowly evolving as the primary global fuel with increasing penetration in transportation and domestic application markets. By 2040, natural gas is expected to be on par with crude oil in the global energy landscape. However, depleting conventional natural gas reserves raise questions on its sustainable status, due to which there is...

Fuel Cell Market Analysis By Product (PEMFC, DMFC, PAFC, SOFC, MCFC, AFC) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Fuel cells are devices which convert chemical energy possessed within the fuel into electricity via a chemical reaction with the help of an oxidizing agent. Fuel cells produce electricity using hydrogen or other hydrocarbon fuels such as natural gas or methanol. Fuel cell is one of the fastest growing alternate backup power options primarily due to the utilization of hydrogen as fuel. Conventional electricity generation methods utilize fossil fuels and considering the depleting fuel reserves, fuel cells are a feasible option as hydrogen is abundantly available. In addition, fuel cells are eco friendly as their by product only comprises of...

Tight Gas Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

arket revenue is expected to reach USD 59.40 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 3.5% from 2014 to 2020. Tight gas has a critical role in supply of natural gas in North America mainly in the U.S. Tight gas was the leading unconventional gas contributing to the growing demand for natural gas in the nation, until recent years, when shale gas emerged as a feasible alternative. China is expected to emerge as a leading regional market for tight gas with extensive drilling activities underway for tight gas extraction across the nation. With China estimated to possess significant reserves, global expenditure tight gas R&D, exploration, and commercialization is expected to witness significant surge over the next six years. Advanced...

Shale Gas Market Trends, Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Growing energy demand coupled with depleting conventional gas reserves has led to a shift in focus towards decreasing reliance on conventional natural gas. This shift has been driving the demand for unconventional gases which comprises of shale gas other than coal bed methane (CBM), tight gas and gas hydrates. Shale gas is produced from reservoirs composed of shale with low matrix permeability. The current global energy sector challenges have led to a rapid increase in the demand for energy. Global conventional reserves of natural gas cannot meet growing energy demand owing growing per capita energy consumption mainly in Asia Pacific. A partial solution for this problem is...

Specialty Fuel Additives Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Growing environmental concerns caused due to emission of toxic gases into the atmosphere have prompted administrations across various nations to blend specialty fuel additives in transportation fuel.  Additives primarily improve fuel efficiency for diesel, gasoline, distillate fuels and others; and modify effect burn and combustion rates, under high temperatures and to reduce harmful emissions. Additives can be broadly classified as oxygenates and specialty fuel additives on the basis of raw materials. Oxygenates include alcohols (methanol, ethanol, n-butanol, etc.) and ethers (methyl tert-butyl ether, ethyl tertiary butyl ether,...

Hydropower Market Analysis By Application (Industrial, Residential, Commercial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Fossil fuel based power generation is most popular form of power generation in the world. However, depleting reserves of fossil fuels has prompted the industry to shift to renewable sources. The growing energy demand on account of growing global population coupled with need to reduce reliance on conventional power generation has been prompting the industry to use renewable power sources. One of the most popular renewable power generation technologies includes hydropower which does not cause any greenhouse gas emissions and toxic waste. After building a dam and installation of equipment the source of energy i.e. flowing water is free...

Solar PV Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Solar PV refers to a technology wherein PV modules made from semiconductor materials are exposed to solar rays thereby creating an electrical current. This technology is one of the fastest growing forms of renewable energy source and is expected to register a double digit growth rate over the next decade. These systems are being increasingly used in residential and commercial applications due to the advantages in offers in terms of cost and efficiency. The growing focus on renewable energy has resulted in development of solar PV as a sustainable source of energy generation. The rapid capacity additions across major countries have resulted in reduced Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) which has...

Power Generation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Power generation is carried out by the means of conventional/non-renewable and renewable sources of energy. While fossil fuels dominated global energy generation capacity, alternative power sources have been witnessing growing adoption over the past few years. Increasing demand for electricity has fueled power generation activities. Conventional power sources comprise fossil fuels and nuclear power, while renewable sources of energy include traditional biomass, hydropower, biofuels, solar, wind and geothermal among others.  Traditional biomass combustion causes pollution, and is primarily used in rural settings of developing countries to serve purposes such as cooking and small-scale agricultural and industrial...

Power Rental Systems Market Analysis By Application (Peak Shaving, Continuous Power, Standby Power) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Increasing power consumption for industrial and commercial applications has built up a supply demand gap in the power market. This gap is even more evident during the peak hours for electricity consumption. This has led to the development of power rental systems which are capable of providing temporary power during phases of low power supply. In addition, these systems provide peak shaving which enables industries to distribute their electrical load evenly during peak and non-peak hours. Furthermore, these systems act as standby power supply in times of unplanned power losses. Peak Shaving is expected...

Isosorbide Market Analysis By Application (PEIT, Polycarbonate, Polyurethane, Polyesters polyisosorbide succinate, Isosorbide diesters) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

December 2013

The advent of renewable chemistry, as an enabler for sustainable products has resulted in constant exploration of potential platforms for downstream chemicals. Isosorbide has emerged as such a platform chemical, with potential applications across a host of industries including polymers, resins and additives. Isosorbide is a bio-based chemical made from glucose that is also known as D-Isosorbide or D-sorbitol. It is a renewable platform chemical used for downstream chemical production and can be used in polymers, solvents and surfactants among others. It has the potential of replacing fossil resource based products in applications such as monomers, polymers, solvents, and functional materials....

Bio-Energy Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global market for renewable energy is rapidly growing owing to shift in trend to reduce reliance on conventional energy. Bio-energy constitutes a critical part of the overall renewable energy market. Government support mainly in major developed nations has also been boosting the market for bio-energy.  The concept ‘bio-energy’ is not only about electricity but can also be used in heat and transportation applications. The global market for bio-energy is rapidly evolving as a novel storm force in the energy market and represents numerous opportunities for both start-ups and conventional energy companies. Conventional energy companies across the globe are now shifting their focus towards developing...

Diesel Gensets Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Diesel gensets are a source of continuous power, prime or emergency standby which has been a major factor driving its market. In addition, the increasing energy deficit is also acting as one of the major factors boosting the demand for diesel gensets. Rapidly growing population mainly in countries such as China and India has been leading to growing power consumption which in turn has been driving the demand for diesel gensets.  Diesel gensets are considered to be as one of the least expensive and most reliable source of power back up technology which is readily used for commercial and industrial applications in case of power outage. Diesel gensets are poised for a steady growth however, faces stiff competition from other fuel gensets such as natural gas fired gensets. The...

Solar Tracker Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Solar trackers are devices which orients a solar module towards the sun in order to optimize the incidence angle of the sun onto the surface. These modules can be PV panels, lenses, optical devices or reflectors. These modules are designed to follow the course of the sun in order to maximize the solar energy produced by the modules. These devices are used for residential, non residential and utility scale solar power plants and are said to increase the solar energy production by up to one third. These devices are made up of numerous components such as control units, drive mechanism, solar tracking algorithms and sensing devices among others. The growing use of PV due to the increasing cost of electricity coupled with the depreciation of fossil fuel reserves...

Bio-Butanol Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing environmental concerns related with the use of petroleum derived chemicals has been prompting the industry to look for their alternative serving the same application areas. As a result of exhaustive R&D activities, the chemical industry came up with bio-based chemicals which along with providing a clean solution are also cost effective compared to their synthetic counterparts. One such bio-based chemical which has been grabbing attention is bio-butanol. Butanol is a bulk petrochemical which finds application in various end use industries such as paints and coating, adhesives and sealants, textiles and plastics among some other industries.  Owing to growing environmental concerns, chemical companies have...

Waste to Energy Technology Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing energy demand coupled with depleting conventional sources of energy oil and natural gas has been prompting industry to shift their focus towards developing alternative sources of energy which in turn has been driving the demand for waste to energy technology. As the world is moving towards developing alternative sources of energy, waste to energy has emerged as one of the most prominent way to develop one. Waste to energy technology is an attractive option to endorse low carbon energy production in the mix of large number of renewable energy technologies market. Waste to energy technologies comprises of biological and thermal technologies that converts municipal solid waste (MSW) to electricity to be used for...

Bio-Based Propylene Glycol (PG) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global chemical industry has been heavily dependent on fossil fuel for producing variety of petrochemical products. However, growing awareness regarding the benefits renewable chemistry offers, the industry is now shifting its focus towards developing bio-based chemicals. Companies are now striving to achieve sustainability in the long run by developing and commercializing bio-based chemicals. One such chemical which has been attracting attention of many companies is propylene glycol.  Propylene glycol is traditionally produced from propylene oxide, a petrochemical product and is widely used in various end use industries such as plastic, food, electronic and pharmaceutical among some other industries. However,...

Castor Oil & Derivatives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Castor is commercially a very important crop to the world. Castor oil cake contains optimum level of potassium, phosphorus and nitrogen which is suitable in cultivation of variety of crops including sugarcane, wheat, maize and paddy. However, the most important use of castor is for extracting its oil and its derivatives used in various end used industries such as lubricants, soaps, grease and polymer industries among some other industries.  Castor oil is generally obtained by pressing the castor oil seeds which is then followed by extraction of pressed cake using solvent. Castor oil is considered to be one of the most important and useful natural plant oils. Castor oil is generally distinguished from other vegetable...

Natural Gas Fired Electricity Generation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing energy demand owing to increasing population across the world is one of the major factors driving the market for natural gas electricity generation. Natural gas is one of the front runners in the overall electricity generation market on account of its environmental friendly characteristics when compared with other fuels used of electricity generation.  Shale gas boom in North America has also been prompting the electricity generation industry in the region to shift their focus towards generating electricity using natural gas at a relatively low cost. This boom coupled with environmental concerns has been putting pressures on old coal fired power plants to be replaced by natural gas fired electricity...

Biorefinery Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The growing demand for energy owing to growing global population has been posing a serious challenge to the world. In addition, rapid climate changes due to increasing GHG emission pose a major environmental threat. Biorefinery emerged as the most viable option both which can bridge the gap environmental sustainability and economic growth in the long run.  Biorefinery market is still in its nascent stage and is expected to grow at a rapid pace over the next decade on account of growing environmental concerns. In addition, mandates and policies across the globe is expected to further push the demand for biomass derived products. Low –carbon Fuel Standard introduced in California requires the fuel providers to...