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Plunkett's Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Trends & Statistics 2015: A Summary of Plunkett's Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Almanac 2015

PLUNKETT'S RENEWABLE, ALTERNATIVE & HYDROGEN ENERGY INDUSTRY TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015

Key Features:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
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.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
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


Chapter 1: 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
7) Geothermal Power
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
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
Chapter 2: Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Statistics
Global Alternative Energy Industry Overview
U.S. Alternative Energy Industry Overview
Approximate Energy Unit Conversion Factors
Average Heat Content of Selected Biomass Fuels
Biomass Energy Resource Hierarchy
Comparison of Alternative Fuels with Gasoline & Diesel
Estimated Number of Alternative Fueled Vehicles in Use in the U.S., by Fuel Type: 2006-2011
World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region: 2008-2040
World Consumption of Hydroelectricity & Other Renewable Energy by Region: 2008-2040
Share of Electricity Generation by Energy Source, U.S.: Projections, 2010-2040
Energy Consumption by Source & Sector, U.S.: 2013
Primary Energy Flow by Source & Sector, U.S.: 2013
Net Electrical Power Generation by Fuel Type, U.S.: 2013
Net Electrical Power Generation by Fuel Type, U.S.: 1981-July 2014
Net Electrical Power Generation From Renewable Energy Sources, U.S.: 2003-September 2014
Total Renewable Electricity Net Generation by Source & State, U.S.: 2013
Net Electricity Generation from Conventional Hydropower by Sector & Region, U.S.: 2012-2013
U.S. Historical Hydroelectric Generation Compared to 20-Year Average for 1994-2013
Energy Production by Fossil Fuels & Nuclear Power, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013
Energy Production by Renewable Energy, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013
Renewable Energy Consumption by Source, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950-2013
U.S. Renewable Energy Consumption by Energy Source, 2007 vs. 2013
Renewable Energy Consumption in the Residential, Commercial & Industrial Sectors, U.S.: 2007-2013
Renewable Energy Consumption in the Transportation & Electric Power Sectors, U.S.: 2007-2013
Fuel Ethanol Production & Consumption, U.S.: 1981- August 2014
Biodiesel Production & Consumption, U.S.: 2001- August 2014
The 15 Largest Nuclear Reactors in the U.S.
Top 10 Countries by Installed Wind Generating Capacity: 2013
Top 15 U.S. States by Installed Wind Generating Capacity: 2013
Net Electricity Generation from Wind by Region, All Sectors, U.S.: 2003-2013
Annual Shipments of Photovoltaic Modules, U.S.: 2003-2012
Average Price of Photovoltaic Cells & Modules, U.S.: 1990-2012
U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Science & Energy Programs: 2013-2015
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2011-2014
Forecasted Costs of New Electricity Generation by Energy Source

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