PLUNKETT'S RENEWABLE, ALTERNATIVE & HYDROGEN ENERGY INDUSTRY TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015
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Pages: 87 Statistical Tables Provided: 35 Geographic Focus: Global
A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
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Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry
1) Introduction 2) Solar Power Installations, Subsidies and Solar Panel Import Tariffs 3) Photovoltaic Technologies, Thin-Film Solar and Solar Panel Efficiency 4) Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Plants Become Operational, But Costs Are Massive 5) Wind Power 6) Hydroelectric Power Grows in China 7) Geothermal Power Technology Advances 8) Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Waste Methane and Biofuels from Algae 9) Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires 10) Cellulosic Ethanol Makes Slow Commercial Progress 11) Tidal Power Grows in Europe 12) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continue 13) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers 14) Major Research in Advanced Lithium Batteries 15) Natural Gas Powered Vehicles Gain in Popularity/Long Term Potential Is Bright Thanks to Low Shale Gas Prices 16) Homes and Commercial Buildings Seek Green Certification 17) Smart Electric Grid Technologies Are Adopted 18) The Energy Industry Invests in Storage Battery Technologies with an Eye on Distributed Power and Renewables 19) Nuclear Energy Moves Ahead in India, China, the UK and the Middle East 20) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power/Micro Fuel Cells to Power Mobile Devices 21) New Display Technologies with PLEDs 22) Electric Utilities Adopt Coal Emissions Scrubbers While the Industry Tests Carbon Capture and Clean Coal Technologies 23) Production of Synthetic Crude from Kerogen Trapped in Shale Advances Through New Technologies 24) Superconductivity Provides Advanced Electricity Distribution Technology 25) Energy Intensity Is a Prime Focus in China/U.S. Achieves Dramatic Energy Intensity Results
Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Statistics
1) Global Alternative Energy Industry Overview 2) U.S. Alternative Energy Industry Overview 3) Approximate Energy Unit Conversion Factors 4) Average Heat Content of Selected Biomass Fuels 5) Biomass Energy Resource Hierarchy 6) Comparison of Alternative Fuels with Gasoline & Diesel 7) Estimated Number of Alternative Fueled Vehicles in Use in the U.S., by Fuel Type: 2006-2011 8) World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region: 2008-2040 9) World Consumption of Hydroelectricity & Other Renewable Energy by Region: 2008-2040 10) Share of Electricity Generation by Energy Source, U.S.: Projections, 2011-2040 11) Energy Consumption by Source & Sector, U.S.: 2013 12) Primary Energy Flow by Source & Sector, U.S.: 2013 13) Net Electrical Power Generation by Fuel Type, U.S.: 2013 14) Net Electrical Power Generation by Fuel Type, U.S.: 1981-July 2014 15) Net Electrical Power Generation From Renewable Energy Sources, U.S.: 2003-September 2014 16) Total Renewable Electricity Net Generation by Source & State, U.S.: 2013 17) Net Electricity Generation from Conventional Hydropower by Sector & Region, U.S.: 2012-2013 18) U.S. Historical Hydroelectric Generation Compared to 20-Year Average for 1994-2013 19) Energy Production by Fossil Fuels & Nuclear Power, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013 20) Energy Production by Renewable Energy, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013 21) Renewable Energy Consumption by Source, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013 22) U.S. Renewable Energy Consumption by Energy Source, 2007 vs. 2013 23) Renewable Energy Consumption in the Residential, Commercial & Industrial Sectors, U.S.: 2007-2013 24) Renewable Energy Consumption in the Transportation & Electric Power Sectors, U.S.: 2007-2013 25) Fuel Ethanol Production & Consumption, U.S.: 1981- August 2014 26) Biodiesel Production & Consumption, U.S.: 2001- August 2014 27) The 15 Largest Nuclear Reactors in the U.S. 28) Top 10 Countries by Installed Wind Generating Capacity: 2013 29) Top 15 U.S. States by Installed Wind Generating Capacity: 2013 30) Net Electricity Generation from Wind by Region, All Sectors, U.S.: 2003-2013 31) Annual Shipments of Photovoltaic Modules, U.S.: 2003-2012 32) Average Price of Photovoltaic Cells & Modules, U.S.: 1990-2012 33) U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Science & Energy Programs: 2013-2015 34) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2012-2014 35) Forecasted Costs of New Electricity Generation by Energy Source