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Biogas Plants

Abstract

Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biogas Plants in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, China, India, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017. The report profiles 74 companies including many key and niche players such as 2G Bio-Energietechnik AG, BIOGAS NORD AG, BKN Biostorm AG, BTA International GmbH, EnviTec Biogas AG, DVO, Inc., HAASE Energietechnik AG, Organic Waste Systems NV, RCM Digesters, Inc., Schmack Biogas AG, STRABAG Umweltanlagen GmbH, and UTS Biogastechnik GmbH. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
    • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Quick Primer
  • Market Scenario
  • Europe Leads Biogas Plants Market, While China Provides Growth Opportunities
  • Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession In Retrospect
  • Impact of European Debt Crisis: A Review
  • Outlook
  • A Realistic Evaluation of the Market Through History
  • Market Drivers & Trends
  • Dependence on Crude Oil: A Fundamental Driver
  • Environmental Concerns Drive Renewable Energy Market
  • Renewable Technologies Gains Critical Mass
  • Expanding Applications of Biogas
  • Transportation Industry Shows Interest in Biogas
  • Increasing Role of Public Sector
  • Investment Opportunities in Biogas Sector
  • Biogas Plant Equipment Market to Prosper
  • Challenges & Issues
  • Market Barriers
  • Cost Competition from Traditional Energy Sources
  • Carbon Capture
  • Rising Concerns Over Natural Resource Depletion May Eclipse Renewable Projects
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Key Statistics
    • Table 1: Worldwide Net Electricity Generation (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Top 10 Biogas Energy Markets Worldwide (2009): Breakdown of Biogas Energy Capacities by Country (in MW) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

2a. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Biomass for Power Generation
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 3: Leading Players in the Anaerobic Segment of US Biomass for Power Generation Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Generation Capacity for GHD Inc., Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Sharp Energy, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Overview
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 4: US Primary Energy Consumption Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Energy Consumption by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: US Electric Power Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Net Generation by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: US Renewable Energy Market (2009): Breakdown of Renewable Energy Consumption by Resource (in Quadrillion Btu) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: US Renewable Power Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Renewable Electricity Generation by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biogas Plants Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2b. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Legislative Support for Biomass Sector
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 9: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biogas Plants Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2c. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Support Mechanisms Bolster Renewables Market
    • Major Policies & Regulations Supporting Renewables Market in the EU
    • Forestry Residue Aids EU Countries to Achieve Kyoto Protocol Targets
    • Key Statistics
    • Table 10: European Renewable Energy Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Renewable Electricity Generation by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: Percentage Share Breakdown of Renewable Technology Implementation in Europe for the Year 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: EU Electricity Production (2002-2007): Annual Electricity Produced from Biomass Sources (in TWH) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: Top 20 Biogas Markets in Europe (2006): Country-wise Breakdown of Electricity Production from Biogas (in GWh) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: European Electric Vehicles Infrastructure Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Energy Resource in the Renewable Primary Energy Production (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
      • Austria
      • Germany
      • Electricity Generation from Biogas Gathers Pace
      • Market Snapshots
      • Government Policies & Targets
      • Gas Grid Access Regulation (GasNZV)
      • Renewable Energies Heat Act
      • Renewable Energies Source Act (EEG)
    • Table 15: Payment for Biogas based Electricity Under Revised Renewable Energies Act (EEG) 2009 [in Cent/kWh]
    • Key Statistics
    • Table 16: Number of Biogas Plants in Germany for the years 1998 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: Percentage Share Breakdown of Substrate Applications in German Agricultural Biogas Plants for the year 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Percentage Share Breakdown of Renewable Energy Consumption in Germany for the year 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Biogas Analyzed with Electricity Installed Capacity in MW for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Italy
      • Market Overview
      • Targets & Policies for RES Promotion
      • Sweden
      • Market Overview
      • Key Statistics
    • Table 20: Biogas Upgrading Plants Market in Sweden (2007): Breakdown by Plant Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Biogas Plants in Sweden (2006): Breakdown by Plant Category and Production (in Gwh) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: Biogas Market in Sweden (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Switzerland
      • The Netherlands
      • Market Overview
      • Key Statistics
    • Table 23: Dutch Renewable Electricity Generation Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: Dutch Renewable Electricity Generation Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: Feed-in premiums for Biogas (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: National Renewable Targets in the Netherlands (In PJ) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • United Kingdom
      • Market Overview
      • Key Statistics
    • Table 27: UK Net Electricity Generation (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown by Resource (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Biogas Plants by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: European 10-Year Perspective for Biogas Plants by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2008, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2d. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Bio Energy Market
    • Future Implications
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 30: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biogas Plants Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2e. INDIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Biogas Market
    • Bioenergy Market
    • Government Initiatives
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 31: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biogas Plants Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2f. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Korea
      • New Zealand
      • South Africa
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 32: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biogas Plants Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Composition of Biogas
  • Benefits & Uses
  • Biogas Feedstock
  • Major Categories of Biogas Sources
  • Biogas Production from Select Feedstock (in Cubic meters)
    • Table 33: Approximate Estimated Biogas and Methane Yields for Select Feedstocks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Agricultural Residues As Feedstock
  • Types of Agricultural Residues
  • Forestry Residues/Waste
  • Forestry Residue
    • Types of Forestry Residue
      • Wet Agricultural Wastes
  • Animal Waste
  • Poultry Litter
  • Landfills & Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
  • Energy Crops or Bioenergy Crops
  • Production of Biogas
  • Anaerobic Digestion
    • Anaerobic Digestion Processes
    • Types of Anaerobic Digesters
    • By-Products of Anaerobic Digestion
  • Landfill Gas

4. BIOGAS PLANTS

  • Introduction
  • Historical Evolution of Biogas Plant
  • Working of Industrial Biogas Plant
  • Steps Involved in the Production of Biogas
  • Biogas Plant Equipment/Components
  • Advantages of Biogas Energy Generation
  • Advantages of Biomethane as a Vehicle Fuel
  • Challenges in Biogas Upgrading & Use as Vehicle Fuel

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Weltec BioPower Hired for Establishing Biogas Plant in China
  • GAS Verde Signs Supply Agreement with Petrobras
  • Petrobras Inks Agreement with Jardim Gramacho
  • Xebec Adsorption Bags Order to Upgrade Biogas Plant
  • UTS BioEnergy Establishes UTS-Residual Processing
  • UTS Biogastechnik and TEG Group to Develop Anaerobic Digestion Facilities
  • UTS Biogastechnik Establishes Subsidiary in North Yorkshire
  • STRABAG Bags Contract from Agratec
  • STRABAG Obtains License for Amine Gas-Treatment Process
  • HAASE Bags Order from Badenova
  • Bosch to Take Over Kohler & Ziegler
  • Xebec Adsorption Merges with QuestAir Technologies
  • Viessmann Group to Purchase Schmack BIOGAS
  • Schwager BIOGAS to Establish Biogas Plant
  • Eletrosul Inks Agreement with GTZ
  • Wikana BIOenergia to Construct Biogas Plant
  • Essent Milieu to Establish Biogas Plant
  • Rhodia Invests in Biogas Technology
  • Karasu Trade and Industrial Company to Establish Biogas Plant
  • BIOenergija to Construct Biogas Plant in Croatia
  • RENION Purchases Biogas Plant from Schmack
  • KEPCO to Construct Biogas Power Plant in S. Korea
  • EPURON Divests Biogas Plants
  • EnviTec Biogas Bags Contract from Energy Renew
  • Copel Signs Contract to Purchase Organic Waste
  • Biovakka and Gasum Enter into Agreement
  • DSM Acquires Biopract
  • ARCADIS Launches Landfill Gas Plant
  • Novozymes and Cetrel Sign Biogas Research Agreement
  • Schmack BioEnergy Acquires Biogas Technologies Unlimited

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • UTS Biogastechnik Establishes Biogas Plant in Czech Republic
  • Pressure Technologies Establishes Chesterfield BioGas Division
  • EnviTec Biogas to Establish Biogas Plant
  • Environmental Power Ramps up Huckabay Ridge Plant
  • Carbon Capital to Launch Biomass and Biogas Projects in Malaysia
  • Hybrid Renewable Energy to Establish Biogas Units
  • Government to Establish National Institute of Renewable Energy in India
  • EnviTec Biogas Establishes Biogas Plant
  • Areva to Construct Bioenergy Power Plants
  • QuestAir Technologies Collaborates with Terasen Gas
  • QuestAir Technologies Signs Agreement with Phase 3 Developments and Investments
  • RWE Innogy to Establish Biogas Facility
  • Biogen Acquires Greenfinch
  • Energa Group to Establish Biogas Plants
  • Flowserve and the Linde Group Ink Joint Venture Agreement for Biogas and Natural Gas Refueling Systems
  • Clean Energy Fuels Takes Over Dallas Clean Energy from Camco International
  • Goodtech MRAB Bags Contract to Construct Biogas Plant
  • KFHMB Closes Hallmark Deal to Offer Financial Solutions for Biogas Green Power Project
  • Agrogaz to Complete Construction of Biogas Co-Generation Power Plant Project
  • Somberek Biogaz to Construct HUF Biogas Power Plant
  • StormFisher Biogas Enters into Strategic Partnership with and Denham Capital to Develop Biogas Projects

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • 2G Bio-Energietechnik AG (Germany)
  • BIOGAS NORD AG (Germany)
  • BKN Biostorm AG (Germany)
  • BTA International GmbH (Germany)
  • EnviTec Biogas AG (Germany)
  • DVO, Inc. (US)
  • HAASE Energietechnik AG (Germany)
  • Organic Waste Systems NV (Belgium)
  • RCM Digesters, Inc. (US)
  • Schmack Biogas AG (Germany)
  • STRABAG Umweltanlagen GmbH (Germany)
  • UTS Biogastechnik GmbH (Germany)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 34: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Biogas Plants by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, China, India, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World 10-Year Perspective for Biogas Plants by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, China, India, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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