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Distributed Generation Market by Technology (Solar PV, Wind, Reciprocating Engines, Microturbines, Fuel Cells, Gas Turbines), Application (On-Grid, Off-Grid), End-User (Industrial, Commercial, Residential), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2017
Report Code: EP 5766

 

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The distributed generation market was USD 54.26 Billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.48% from 2017 to 2022 to reach a market size of USD 103.38 Billion by 2022. This growth can be attributed to the increased global demand for electricity, decreasing costs of solar technology, and rising efforts to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. The distributed generation market is segmented by application, technology, end-user, and region.

The years considered for the study are as follows:

  • Base Year: 2016
  • Estimated Year: 2017
  • Projected Year: 2022
  • Forecast Period: 2017 to 2022

The base year considered for company profiles is 2016. Whenever information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

Objectives of the Study

  • To define, describe, and forecast the distributed generation market by technology, application, end-user, and region
  • To provide detailed information regarding major factors influencing the growth of the distributed generation market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges)
  • To strategically analyze the distributed generation market with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and the contribution of each segment to the market
  • To track and analyze competitive developments such as contracts & agreements, new product launches, expansions and investments, and partnerships and collaborations in the distributed generation market
  • To strategically profile key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares and core competencies

Research Methodology

This research study involved the use of extensive secondary sources, directories, and databases, such as Hoover’s, Bloomberg Businessweek, Factiva, and OneSource, to identify and collect information useful for a technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the distributed generation market. Primary sources are mainly industry experts from the core and related industries, preferred suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers, technology developers, standard and certification organizations of companies, and organizations related to all the segments of this industry’s value chain. The points given below explain the research methodology.

  • Study of the annual revenue and market developments of major players that provide distributed generation
  • Assessment of future trends and growth of end-users
  • Assessment of the distributed generation market with respect to the type of technology used for different applications
  • Study of contracts and developments related to the distributed generation market by key players across different regions
  • Finalization of overall market sizes by triangulating the supply-side data, which includes product developments, supply chain, and annual revenues of companies supplying distributed generation across the globe

After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and sub-segments. The figure given below illustrates the breakdown of primaries conducted during the research study on the basis of company type, designation, and region.

Distributed Generation Market

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Market Ecosystem:

Distributed generation refers to power generation at the point of consumption. The distributed generation market starts with the manufacturing of basic components of distributed power technologies which include turbines, engines, solar panels, combustion chambers, motors, and catalyst layers. In the later stage, the assembling of distributed generation technologies takes place where all the components are integrated. These equipment are then distributed to various industrial, commercial, and residential end-users where they are commissioned. The leading players in the distributed generation industry include  Siemens (Germany), GE (US), Schneider (France), Mitsubishi (Japan), Doosan (South Korea), and Capstone (US).

Target Audience:

The report’s target audience includes:

  • Distributed generation solution providers
  • Distribution grid operators
  • Electric utilities
  • Energy storage device/equipment manufacturers and integrators
  • Government and research organizations
  • Institutional investors
  • Distribution consultancies
  • Microgrid developers

Scope of the report:

  • By Application
    • On-Grid
    • Off-Grid
  • By End-User
    • Industrial
    • Commercial
    • Residential
  • By Technology
    • Solar PV
    • Wind
    • Reciprocating engines
    • Microturbines
    • Fuel cells
    • Gas turbines
  • By Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • South America
    • Middle East & Africa

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Regional Analysis

  • Further breakdown of region/country-specific analysis

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (Up to 5)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Regional Scope
           1.3.3 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Introduction
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions
    2.5 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Market Overview (Page No. - 32)
    4.1 Introduction
    4.2 Market Dynamics
           4.2.1 Drivers
                    4.2.1.1 Growing Share of Renewable Power Generation and Increasing Government Mandates
                    4.2.1.2 Shift From Centralized to Distributed Generation
                    4.2.1.3 Increasing Electricity Consumption
           4.2.2 Restraints
                    4.2.2.1 Reluctance to Spend on Distributed Generation
           4.2.3 Opportunities
                    4.2.3.1 Application in Hybrid Energy Systems
           4.2.4 Challenges
                    4.2.4.1 Grid Functionality and System Balance
                    4.2.4.2 Islanding in Power Systems
                    4.2.4.3 Intermittent and Variable Nature of Sources Such as Solar and Wind

5 Premium Insights (Page No. - 37)
    5.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Distributed Generation Market
    5.2 European Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application & Country
    5.3 Distributed Generation Market, By Country
    5.4 Distributed Generation Market, By Application
    5.5 Distributed Generation Market, By Technology
    5.6 Distributed Generation Market, By End-User

6 Distributed Generation Market, By Technology (Page No. - 41)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Solar PV
    6.3 Wind
    6.4 Reciprocating Engines
    6.5 Fuel Cells
    6.6 Micro Turbines
    6.7 Gas Turbines
    6.8 Others

7 Distributed Generation Market, By Application (Page No. - 51)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 On-Grid
    7.3 Off-Grid

8 Distributed Generation Market, By End-User (Page No. - 55)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Industrial
           8.2.1 Oil & Gas
           8.2.2 Manufacturing & Process Industry
           8.2.3 Mining
           8.2.4 Others
    8.3 Commercial
           8.3.1 Shopping Malls
           8.3.2 Hospitals
           8.3.3 Airports
           8.3.4 Others
    8.4 Residential

9 Distributed Generation Market, By Region (Page No. - 67)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Europe
           9.2.1 By Technology
           9.2.2 By Application
           9.2.3 By End-User
           9.2.4 By Country
                    9.2.4.1 Russia
                    9.2.4.2 UK
                    9.2.4.3 Germany
                    9.2.4.4 France
                    9.2.4.5 Rest of Europe
    9.3 Asia Pacific
           9.3.1 By Technology
           9.3.2 By Application
           9.3.3 By End-User
           9.3.4 By Country
                    9.3.4.1 China
                    9.3.4.2 Australia
                    9.3.4.3 India
                    9.3.4.4 Japan
                    9.3.4.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
    9.4 North America
           9.4.1 By Technology
           9.4.2 By Application
           9.4.3 By End-User
           9.4.4 By Country
                    9.4.4.1 US
                    9.4.4.2 Canada
                    9.4.4.3 Mexico
    9.5 Middle East & Africa
           9.5.1 By Technology
           9.5.2 By Application
           9.5.3 By End-User
           9.5.4 By Country
                    9.5.4.1 South Africa
                    9.5.4.2 Saudi Arabia
                    9.5.4.3 UAE
                    9.5.4.4 Nigeria
                    9.5.4.5 Rest of the Middle East & Africa
    9.6 South America
           9.6.1 By Technology
           9.6.2 By Application
           9.6.3 By End-User
           9.6.4 By Country
                    9.6.4.1 Brazil
                    9.6.4.2 Argentina
                    9.6.4.3 Rest of South America

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 109)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Market Ranking Analysis
     10.3 Competitive Scenario
             10.3.1 Contracts & Agreements
             10.3.2 Partnerships, Collaborations, & Joint Ventures
             10.3.3 New Product Launches
             10.3.4 Investments & Expansions
             10.3.5 Mergers & Acquisitions

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 116)
(Business Overview, Product Offering, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments)*
     11.1 Siemens
     11.2 General Electric
     11.3 Schneider Electric
     11.4 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
     11.5 Caterpillar
     11.6 Capstone
     11.7 Ansaldo Energia
     11.8 Cummins
     11.9 Fuelcell Energy
     11.10 Bloom Energy
     11.11 Flexenergy
     11.12 Bergey

*Details on Business Overview, Product Offering, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

12 Appendix (Page No. - 154)
     12.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     12.4 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     12.5 Available Customizations
     12.6 Related Reports
     12.7 Author Details


List of Tables (75 Tables)

Table 1 Distributed Generation Market Snapshot
Table 2 Global Weighted Average Solar Investment Costs, 2015 & 2025
Table 3 Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (Gw)
Table 4 Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 5 Solar PV: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 6 Wind: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 7 Reciprocating Engines: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 8 Fuel Cells: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 9 Micro Turbines: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 10 Gas Turbines: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 11 Others: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 12 Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 13 On-Grid: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 14 Off-Grid: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 15 Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 16 Industrial: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 17 Oil & Gas: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 18 Manufacturing & Process Industry: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 19 Mining: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 20 Others: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 21 Commercial: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 22 Shopping Malls: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 23 Hospitals: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 24 Airports: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 25 Others: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 26 Residential: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 27 Distributed Generation Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 28 Distributed Generation Policy Support in Selected Eu Countries
Table 29 Europe: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 30 Europe: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 31 Europe: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 32 Europe: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 33 Russia: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 34 UK: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 35 Germany: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 36 France: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 37 Rest of Europe: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 38 Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 39 Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 40 Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 41 Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 42 China: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 43 Australia: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 44 India: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 45 Japan: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 46 Rest of Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 47 North America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 48 North America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 49 North America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 50 North America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Billion)
Table 51 US: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 52 Canada: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 53 Mexico: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 54 Middle East: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 55 Middle East & Africa: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 56 Middle East & Africa: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 57 Middle East & Africa: Distributed Generation Market, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 58 South Africa: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 59 Saudi Arabia: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 60 UAE: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 61 Nigeria: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 62 Rest of the Middle East & Africa: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 63 South America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 64 South America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 65 South America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 66 South America: Distributed Generation Market, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 67 Brazil: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 68 Argentina: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 69 Rest of South America: Distributed Generation Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 70 Market Developments From 2014 to 2017
Table 71 Contracts & Agreements, 2016–2017
Table 72 Partnerships, Collaborations, & Joint Ventures, 2016–2017
Table 73 New Product Launches, 2014–2017
Table 74 Investments & Expansions, 2015–2017
Table 75 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016–2017


List of Figures (56 Figures)

Figure 1 Distributed Generation Market: Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Distributed Generation Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 6 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 7 Europe Dominated the Distributed Generation Market in 2016
Figure 8 The Commercial Segment is Expected to Dominate the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 9 The Reciprocating Engines Segment is Expected to Lead the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 The On-Grid Segment is Expected to Dominate the Distributed Generation Market in 2017
Figure 11 Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, & Challenges
Figure 12 Global Primary Energy Consumption Across All the Regions, By Fuel Type, 2016
Figure 13 Increasing Focus on the Generation of Clean Energy and Rising Demand for Energy are Expected to Drive the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 14 The On-Grid Application Segment & the German Market Held the Maximum Shares of the Distributed Generation Market in 2016
Figure 15 The Chinese Market Held the Largest Share in 2016
Figure 16 The On-Grid Segment is Projected to Dominate the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 17 The Reciprocating Engines Segment is Expected to Lead the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 18 The Commercial End-User Segment is Expected to Dominate the Distributed Generation Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 Distributed Generation Market, By Technology, 2017–2022 (USD Billion)
Figure 20 Number of Distributed Generation Projects in the Us, By End-User, 2016
Figure 21 Distributed Generation Market, By Application, 2016
Figure 22 The Commercial End-User Segment Held the Largest Share of the Distributed Generation Market in 2016
Figure 23 Regional Snapshot: Rapid Growth in Developing Markets
Figure 24 The European Market Led the Distributed Generation Market in 2016
Figure 25 Europe: Distributed Generation Market Snapshot
Figure 26 Primary Energy Consumption in Russia, 2015 & 2035
Figure 27 Russia: Distributed Generation Market, By End-User, 2017–2022
Figure 28 Energy Consumption in the UK, By Sector, 2016
Figure 29 Electricity Generation in Germany, 2017
Figure 30 Total Installed Capacity in France, 2016
Figure 31 Asia Pacific: Distributed Generation Market Snapshot
Figure 32 Power Generation Mix in China, 2016
Figure 33 Renewable Generation in Australia, By Technology, 2016
Figure 34 India: Total Installed Capacity (MW) Till August 2017
Figure 35 Japan: Projected Energy Mix, 2030
Figure 36 Electricity Generation in North America, 2015 & 2025
Figure 37 Electricity Consumption in the Us, 2015–2018
Figure 38 US: Distributed Generation Market, By End-User, 2017–2022
Figure 39 Electricity Generation in Canada, By Source, 2015
Figure 40 Electricity Consumption in Mexico, 2015–2030
Figure 41 Share of Installed Capacity in the Middle East From Renewable Energy Technologies, 2015
Figure 42 Installed Power Generation Capacity, By Fuel, in Africa, 2040
Figure 43 UAE Energy Goals, 2050
Figure 44 Electricity Demand in Argentina, By End-User, 2016
Figure 45 Key Developments in the Distributed Generation Market, 2014–2017
Figure 46 Market Ranking Based on Revenue, 2016
Figure 47 Market Evaluation Framework: Contracts & Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, & Joint Ventures Have Fueled the Growth of Companies, 2014–2017
Figure 48 Siemens: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 GE: Company Snapshot
Figure 50 Schneider Electric: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries: Company Snapshot
Figure 52 Caterpillar: Company Snapshot
Figure 53 Capstone: Company Snapshot
Figure 54 Ansaldo Energia: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 Cummins: Company Snapshot
Figure 56 Fuelcell Energy: Company Snapshot

The distributed generation market is projected to reach a market size of USD 60.04 Billion in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.48% from 2017 to 2022. The growing demand for electric power accompanied with regulatory incentives for clean energy generation have shifted the focus toward distributed generation technologies.

The report segments the distributed generation market, on the basis of application, into on-grid and off-grid systems. The on-grid segment led the distributed generation market in 2016. Grid-connected installations are largely used as a long-term investment to provide energy for local loads and for the exchange of power with utility grids. These are used for power generation by various end-users including industries and manufacturing applications.

The global distributed generation market, by technology, is segmented into solar PV, wind, microturbines, reciprocating engines, fuel cells, and gas turbines, of which, solar PV is the fastest growing segment. The decreasing costs of solar installations, attractive incentives, and greenhouse gas emission restrictions are expected to drive the adoption of solar PV technology for power generation during the forecast period.

The report further segments the distributed generation market, by end-user into industrial, commercial, and residential segments. The commercial segment of distributed generation is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Government initiatives toward green solutions, the growing demand for reliable power, and easy availability of fuel are expected to drive the growth of the global distributed generation market during the forecast period.

In this report, the distributed generation market has been analyzed with respect to six regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, the Middle East, and Africa. Europe is expected to dominate the distributed generation market during the forecast period, owing to the continued increase in energy consumption mainly from by the industrial and commercial sectors, which contributed to the largest demand for distributed generation. The demands from the IT and telecommunication sectors are also driving the distributed generation market. The figure given below shows the market size of the year 2022 in various regions, with the respective CAGRs.

Distributed Generation Market

The major factor restraining the growth of the distributed generation market is the reluctance to spend on distributed generation technologies as it takes a lot of investments, effort, and time to alter and switch to decentralized business models which were earlier functioning in a traditional centralized way.

Some of the leading players in the distributed generation market include Siemens (Germany), GE (US), Schneider (France), Mitsubishi (Japan), and Capstone (US). These players have adopted growth strategies such as new product launches, contracts & agreements, mergers & acquisitions, and expansions to capture a larger share in the distributed generation market.

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