Renewable Energy Market (By Type: Hydroelectric Power, Wind Power, Bioenergy, Solar Energy, and Geothermal Energy; By End Use: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022 – 2030

Published Date : Apr 2020 | No. of Pages : 200 Pages | Category : Energy and Power

The global renewable energy market size was reached at USD 881.7 billion in 2020, and is expected to hit over USD 1,977.6 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% from 2022 to 2030.

Renewable energy, even referred as clean energy, is usually derived from natural sources that are constantly replenished. Wind energy, a type of renewable energy, is used to generate electric energy from kinetic energy source. Wind turbine converts the wind energy into mechanical energy, which is further converted into electrical energy through generator. Wind energy can be generated offshore and onshore. Onshore wind energy is associated with onshore turbines that are located on land, whereas offshore wind turbines are found in ocean or sea. 

Renewable energy is derived from natural sources such as wind and sunlight. Solar, geothermal, wind, bioenergy, hydropower, and ocean power are some of the major sources of renewable energy. Currently, renewable energy is utilized in heating, electricity, cooling, and transport sectors. Renewable energy collectively provides around 7% of the world’s energy demand. Renewable energy is relatively more expensive than fossil fuel. Several factors are responsible to drive the usage of renewable energies, the most crucial being the attribution of global warming due to carbon dioxide (CO2) emission from the combustion of fossil fuels. The concern about the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, increase in search for energy security along with the aversion to traditional nuclear power, and lack of progression in the application of the nuclear power are expected to drive the demand for geothermal power market during the forecast period. Governments of various developing and developed countries have focused on promoting renewable energy sources due to increase in output efficiency, less pollution, and low maintenance costs. All these factors collectively surge the demand for renewable energy, thereby augmenting the global renewable energy market growth.

Growth Factors

The global renewable energy market is anticipated to grow significantly during the forecast period owing to increased emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), particularly CO2 due to utilization of fossil fuels for generation of energy. In addition, limited presence of fossil fuel on the earth as well its volatile prices fuels the renewable energy market. However, generation of energy from renewable sources requires huge investment. This factor is anticipated to hamper the market growth during the forecast period. Furthermore, in the Middle East, fossil fuels are majorly used to generate energy owing to its cost effective nature as compared to other regions. This hampers the growth of the market. On the contrary, continuous advancement in technologies and increased government funding in renewable energy sector to offer lucrative growth opportunities during the assessment period. The renewable energy market size is increasing due to rise in stringent government regulations regarding climate change in the developed and developing economies.

However, developing new resources requires large initial investments to build infrastructure. These investments increase the cost of providing electricity, especially during early years. Initially, the developers need to find publicly acceptable sites with good resources and with access to transmission lines. Finding a potential solar site requires several years of monitoring to determine whether they are suitable or not. In addition, the workers need to be trained to install, operate, and maintain the new technologies. Some require operating experiences in certain climatic conditions, before the performance can be optimized. This factor is likely to restrain the growth of the renewable energy market during the forecast period. 

On the contrary, economies such as China and India are expected to drive the demand for geothermal power sector. A significant increase in energy demand owing to surge in investment in renewable energy projects has been witnessed in countries such as China and India. The residential and industrial sectors are expected to consume more energy during the forecast period in Asia-Pacific. Furthermore, India has significant growth potential; however, due to its inconsistent policy and business environment in past, the renewable energy share in total energy production was less. There has been an increase in investments in renewable energy projects in India, owing to which it is one of the countries experiencing rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific market. 

For instance, a shift in trend toward use of localized energy procurement can be seen in the recent years. Various government bodies in countries such as India have taken the advantage of community choice aggregation (CCA) policies, which permits government to procure renewable energy resources on behalf of their constituents while retaining their existing electricity provider for transmission and distribution services. All these factors are expected to offer future growth opportunities to the global renewable energy market.

Regional Insights

Asia-Pacific renewable energy market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.6% during the forecast period and accounted for 35.2% of renewable energy market share in 2020. The region accounts for more than half of the global energy consumption, owing to rise in industrialization as well increase in population. The renewable energy market has grown considerably in countries such as China and India. China became the world’s largest producer of bioelectricity in 2017 and now it is one the key players in hydropower, onshore, wind power and solar photovoltaic, and.

Type Insights

In 2020, the hydroelectric power segment was the largest revenue generator, and it is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. A significant amount of hydropower development took place in Brazil. An increase in activity has been witnessed across the continent, with notable projects in Colombia and Peru. Surge in investments for off-grid energy generation and rural electrification across developing countries, such as India, China, Brazil, and Vietnam, has increased the demand for small hydropower plants. In addition, initiatives such as the Small Hydropower Programme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana taken by the Government of India to electrify rural areas and promote the utilization of small hydropower energy for off-grid and mini-grid is expected to drive the growth of the market.

End Use Insights

By end use, the ryesidential segment acquired the top position of the global market in 2020, and it is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period. Increase in use of geothermal heat pump in residential heating application is expected to drive the growth of the market. The requirement of geothermal power is expected to increase significantly with rise in demand for electricity. This factor is expected to drive the growth of the market. Several companies in the market offer geothermal power to the residential sectors. Enel Green Power is one such company that owns the power plants at a complex and serves approximately two million families, 8,700 residential & business customers, and 25ha of greenhouses. Implementation of government initiatives in developed as well as developing economies to curb carbon emission and to reduce the usage of conventional fuels to generate energy has increased the usage of rooftop solar energy systems to generate electricity for household purposes.

Impact Of Covid-19 On The Global Renewable Energy Market

  • The novel coronavirus is an incomparable global pandemic that has spread to over 180 countries and caused huge losses of lives and economy around the globe. 
  • The renewable energy market has been negatively impacted due to the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic severely impacted the wind turbine manufacturing in countries such as China and Germany. 
  • For instance, in 2020, Germany's Nordex SE reported negative EBITDA of $86.5 million down from positive EBITDA of $21 million in previous financial year (2019). The limited availability of spares and manpower for maintenance due to the pandemic is a major problem that affects the market growth. 
  • During high wind season, planned maintenance has become a major issue for industry players, owing to reduced labor force and social distancing norms. Furthermore, project delays and cancellation of orders has affected the key markets for both blade production and wind turbine installations. 
  • For instance, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA accounted for a net loss of $577 million during its fiscal third quarter in 2020. However, a shift in trend toward domestic supply chain may reduce the reliance on foreign imports and encourage domestic production of wind turbines. In addition, implementation of digitization is expected to aid in remote monitoring of project execution; thus, limiting the labor force as much as possible. 

Key Market Players

  • ABB
  • EDF
  • Enel Spa
  • General Electric
  • Geronimo Energy
  • Invenergy
  • Innergex
  • Xcel Energy Inc.

Market Segmentation

By Type

  • Hydroelectric Power
  • Wind Power Energy
  • Bioenergy
  • Solar Energy
  • Geothermal Energy

By End Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial 
  • Industrial 
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Sweden
    • Austria
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of LAMEA

The Renewable Energy market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Renewable Energy market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Renewable Energy market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Renewable Energy market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Renewable Energy market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Renewable Energy capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Renewable Energy by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Renewable Energy market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Renewable Energy market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Renewable Energy market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Renewable Energy industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

Renewable Energy market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Renewable Energy market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Renewable Energy market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Renewable Energy market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Renewable Energy. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Renewable Energy. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Renewable Energy are as follows:

  • History Year: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Estimated Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2020 to 2027

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2016-2019) and forecast (2020-2027);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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