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Technology Trends Impacting Low Carbon Manufacturing (Technical Insights)

Technology Trends Impacting Low Carbon Manufacturing (Technical Insights)

This research service delves into various technology trends and innovations being employed in the manufacturing sector for creating a low carbon economy. Particularly, this research focuses on the automobile industry. Renewable energy technologies such as solar energy, wind energy, hydro power and bioenergy are popular choices for migrating from conventional energy technologies to low carbon or perhaps zero carbon emitting technologies. Adaptation of these energy sources and associated technologies among various industries are discussed in the research service. Energy efficient technologies and energy efficient best practices are very benefitting technologies for saving energy in industries, with a direct impact on the industrial carbon footprint. Various prominent energy efficient technologies and best practices are discussed along with energy efficiency innovations in the automotive industry. The emerging technology for combating carbon emissions – carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and its applications are briefly discussed. Thus, this report would help researchers in various organizations to strategize and implement technologies to reduce carbon foot print. This study would be of interest to manufacturers or researchers involved in ensuring lower carbon emissions.

This research service provides:

Trends, insights, and technologies of focus for stakeholders in this segment

An overview of largely influential trends to enable low carbon manufacturing

A review of key technological/business challenges influencing the implementation of such technologies

An overview of budgetary trends in the automotive manufacturing segment

Emerging market needs likely to shape R&D efforts in the near future to aid stakeholders to plan their R&D portfolios effectively

An overview of trends in developing economies

Insights into the road ahead for adaptation of low carbon manufacturing in different industries.


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Industry Landscape
    • Low Carbon Manufacturing - An Overview
    • Energy Consumption Scenario
    • Growth Drivers and Industry Challenges
    • Assessment of Funding Scenario & Trends
  • Assessment of Macro-Level Industry Trends Influencing LCM
    • Snapshot of Macro-Level Trends
    • Renewable Energy Technologies - Hydro and Wind Energy
    • Renewable Energy Technologies - Solar Energy
    • Renewable Energy Technologies - Bioenergy
    • Energy-Efficient Technologies for LCM
    • Impact of Energy-Efficient LCM Technologies for Paper & Pulp Industry
    • Impact of Energy-Efficient LCM Technologies for Cement Industry
    • Impact of Energy-Efficient LCM Technologies for Iron & Steel Industry
    • Waste Management Enabling LCM - An Overview
    • Impact of Waste Management - Anaerobic Digestion Technology
    • Carbon Capture and Storage Technology - An Overview
    • Carbon Capture and Storage - Technology Landscape
    • Carbon Capture and Storage - Industry Impact
  • Assessment of Technology Innovations Facilitating LCM in the Automotive Sector
    • Significance of LCM in Automotive
    • Renewable Energy Technology - Significance & Trends
    • Waste Management - Significance & Trends
    • Energy Efficiency - Significance & Trends
    • Energy Efficiency - Assessment of Best Practices
  • Innovation Ecosystem for LCM in the Automotive Sector
    • Renewable Energy - Innovators Profile
    • Waste Management - Innovators Profile
    • Energy Efficiency - Innovators Profile
  • Best Practices & Strategic Perspectives
    • Snippets of Global Best Practices for Adoption of LCM Techniques
    • Technology Impact Framework Metrics
    • Technology Impact Framework
    • Near-Term Implementation Strategy
    • Challenges and Gaps in Solar Energy Technologies for Low Carbon Manufacturing
    • Challenges and Gaps in Wind and Hydro Power Technologies for Low Carbon Manufacturing
    • Challenges and Gaps in Bioenergy Technologies for Low Carbon Manufacturing
    • Challenges and Gaps in Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies for Low Carbon Manufacturing
    • Opportunities for LCM in Developing Economies
    • Challenges for Adoption of LCM in Developing Economies
    • Strategic Perspectives
  • Appendix
    • Technology Impact Analysis
      • Table Technology Impact Index - Renewable Energy
      • Table Technology Impact Index - Waste Management
      • Table Technology Impact Index - Energy Efficiency Technologies

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