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Global Aviation Alternative Fuels Market 2016-2020

Global Aviation Alternative Fuels Market 2016-2020

About Aviation Alternative Fuels

Alternative fuels or biofuels have been acknowledged as the primary option that can facilitate the aviation industry to achieve its targets. After a multi-year technical review from aircraft and engine manufacturers and oil companies, biofuels were approved for commercial use, in July 2011. Since then, some airlines have experimented with the use of biofuels on commercial flights. Biofuels produced from biomass such as algae, Jatropha, and Camelina can reduce the carbon footprint of aviation fuel by up to 80% over the lifecycle of an aircraft. Of late, the focus of the aviation industry has shifted to the sustainable second-generation biofuels that do not use food crops as feedstock nor are major consumers of prime agricultural land or fresh water.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global aviation alternative fuels market to grow at a CAGR of 4.29% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global aviation alternative fuels market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report presents the market landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the five major vendors operating in the market, classified on the basis of their sales, product innovations, and geographic coverage.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Aviation Alternative Fuels Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • GE Aviation
  • Rolls-Royce
  • SkyNRG
  • Swedish Biofuels
  • UOP
Other prominent vendors
  • Amyris
  • AltAir Fuels
  • Byogy Renewables
  • Fulcrum BioEnergy
  • Gevo
Market driver
  • Initiation of new biofuel projects.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Sparse availability of feedstock for biofuels.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Developments in BRIC countries.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Aviation Alternative Fuels Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global aviation alternative fuels market: GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce, SkyNRG, Swedish Biofuels, and UOP.

Other prominent vendors in the market are: Amyris, AltAir Fuels, Byogy Renewables, Fulcrum BioEnergy, and Gevo.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of latest trends in the market is evolution of bio-ports. With the fluctuating global ATF prices along with the increasing pressures for GHG emissions reduction, biofuels have been considered as an appropriate substitute to achieve carbon-neutral growth. Although the present-day aircraft are 70% more fuel-efficient than the traditional ones, they consume approximately two billion barrels of jet fuel annually and result in high carbon emissions. Since, the aviation biofuels are both expensive and rare to find, their continued use is still a question.”

According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is growing GHG emissions. CO₂ emissions are significantly increasing year-over-year. Combustion of fossil fuels (such as natural gas, coal, and oil) for energy, transportation, and certain industrial processes are some prominent examples that generate CO₂ emissions. In 2014, the US in particular, emitted 5,406 million metric tons of CO₂ into the atmosphere. The primary source of CO₂ emissions in the US, China, and the EU-countries are the electricity and transportation industries. It is estimated that if the world adopts the smart energy (biofuels, solar, water, and wind energies) technologies, then CO₂ emissions could be reduced by 15% globally by 2020.

Further, the report states that one major challenge in the market is sparse availability of feedstock for biofuels. Biofuel can be synthesized from different feedstocks. Also, the quality of the biofuel is very much dependent on the feedstock used in the making of the fuel. A primary concern for the market is the scant availability of the required feedstock and the time required for the processing of biofuels.



Companies Mentioned

GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce, SkyNRG, Swedish Biofuels, UOP, Amyris, AltAir Fuels, Byogy Renewables, Fulcrum BioEnergy, Gevo.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
    • Key takeaways
      • Table Key takeaways of the global aviation alternative fuels market
    • Key buying criteria
      • Table Key buying criteria of aviation alternative fuels
    • Aviation fuels: A comprehensive overview
      • Table Types of ATF
      • Table Types of military aviation fuels
      • Table Different production pathways for alternate fossil jet fuel
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Comparison between jet fuel and biofuel
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global aviation alternative fuels market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Aviation emissions in 2015
      • Table Global aviation alternative fuels market ($ billions)
      • Table Global aviation industry target
      • Table Biofuel generation or evolution
      • Table Fossil fuel and biofuel value chain comparison
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market share by geography
      • Table Market share by geography in 2015 and 2020
    • Geographical segmentation by revenue
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue ($ millions)
    • Aviation alternative fuels market in the Americas
      • Table Aviation alternative fuels market in the Americas ($ billions)
      • Table Expected number of commercial aircraft in North America by 2025
    • Aviation alternative fuels market in EMEA
      • Table Aviation alternative fuels market in EMEA ($ millions)
      • Table Number of aircraft in the EMEA region (2015-2035)
    • Aviation alternative fuels market in APAC
      • Table Aviation alternative fuels market in APAC ($ millions)
      • Table Japan airlines that were tested for biofuels
  • Market drivers
    • Table CO emission by region 2012-2013
    • Table CO emitted by the aviation industry 2000-2012 (Mt)
    • Table Impact of new aviation biofuel projects
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Relation between the key barriers for biofuels
    • Table Crude oil prices during 2014-2015 ($ per barrel)
    • Table ATF prices during 2014-2016
    • Table Sources of biodiesel by country
    • Table Feedstock comparison
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table GDP statistics of BRIC countries for 2015
    • Table Advantages of bio-ports
  • Competitor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table List of competitors in the global aviation alternative fuels market
      • Table Major competitors: Benchmarking
    • GE Aviation
    • Rolls-Royce
    • SkyNRG
    • Swedish Biofuels
    • UOP
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Profiles of other prominent stakeholders
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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