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Desalination Technologies - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 484 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 2867343

Global Desalination Technologies Market to Reach $24.6 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Desalination Technologies estimated at US$12.8 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$24.6 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% over the period 2020-2027. Reverse Osmosis (RO), one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 11% CAGR and reach US$14.9 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) segment is readjusted to a revised 9% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.6 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 10.9% CAGR

The Desalination Technologies market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.6 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$2.6 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 10.9% over the period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 7.4% and 7.1% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 5.2% CAGR. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$3 Billion by the year 2027.

Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) Segment to Record 5.6% CAGR

In the global Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5.6% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$439.2 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$618.7 Million by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Latin America will expand at a 5.7% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 63 Featured)

  • Abengoa SA
  • ACCIONA SA
  • Aqualyng AS
  • Danfoss A/S
  • Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd
  • Dow Water & Process Solutions
  • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
  • FISIA ITALIMPIANTI S.p.A
  • H2O Innovation
  • Hyflux Limited
  • IDE Technologies Ltd.
  • John Holland
  • Koch Membrane Systems, Inc.
  • Suez SA
  • Degrémont
  • Tianjin MOTIMO Membrane Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Toyobo Co., Ltd.
  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA
  • Sidem
  • Xylem, Inc.

What's New for 2022?

  • Global competitiveness and key competitor percentage market shares
  • Market presence across multiple geographies - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial
  • Online interactive peer-to-peer collaborative bespoke updates
  • Access to a digital archives and Research Platform
  • Complimentary updates for one year
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Desalination Technologies

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Desalination Technologies?

The Global Market for Desalination Technologies was estimated to be valued at $12.8 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Desalination Technologies?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Desalination Technologies is 9.8%, with an estimated value of $24.6 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Desalination Technologies?

The Global Market for Desalination Technologies is estimated to be worth $24.6 Billion by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Desalination Technologies?

Key companies in the Global Market for Desalination Technologies include Abengoa SA, ACCIONA SA, Aqualyng AS, Danfoss A/S, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd, Dow Water & Process Solutions, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, FISIA ITALIMPIANTI S.p.A and Hyflux Limited.

Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Looming Global Recession
  • Desalination: Technology Primer
  • Thermal Desalination
  • Membrane Desalination Technology
  • Water: The Essence of Life
  • World Water Resources: A Primer
  • World Water Resources: Percentage Breakdown by Water Quality
  • Global Water Consumption by End-Use Sector (in %)
  • World Fresh Water Resources: Percentage Breakdown by Sources of Fresh Water
  • Internal Water Resource Per Capita Ranked by Country - US, France, China, Germany, India, Netherlands and Saudi Arabia (in Cubic Meters)
  • Global Groundwater Resources by Region (In Cubic Kilometers)
  • Looming Global Water Crisis Unfolds an Opportunity for Desalination Technologies
  • The Middle East: The Largest Region for Desalination
  • Desalination by Reverse Osmosis: A Dominant Technology
  • Energy Required by Desalination Technology (in KWh/m3)
  • The Business Case for Water Desalination
  • Global Annual Desalination Capacity: 2000-2030 (in Million m3/d)
  • Global Installed Desalination Capacity by End-Use: 2017
  • Brackish Groundwater Desalination Grows in Demand
  • Global Installed Desalination Capacity by Source
  • Expensive Water Infrastructure Drives Interest in Desalination as an Attractive Alternative
  • Desalination Technologies - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Recent Market Activity
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Technology Improvements Focus on Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
  • Continuous Improvements in Graphene-Based Membranes
  • Solvent Extraction Method: An Alternative Desalination Technology
  • Wave Powered Desalination Systems
  • Digital twin (DT) modelling Gains Spotlight Amid the Pandemic
  • Capacitive Deionization Technology for Desalination of Saltwater
  • Carbon Nanotubes Facilitate Efficient Desalination
  • ACCIONA Develops New Technologies for Desalination
  • Forward Osmosis Finds Increasing Interest
  • Researchers Develop Technology for Making RO Membranes with Controlled Thickness
  • Innovations in Brackish Water Desalination: Focus on Reducing Brine Production and Increasing Freshwater Recovery
  • Researchers Develop Economical Saltwater Desalination Process
  • Machine Learning Unleashes Promise in Energy Optimization in Desalination Processes
  • Environmental Concerns Drive Interest in Renewable Energy Based Desalination
  • Solar Desalination to Gain from Increasing Investments in Solar Energy
  • Top 10 Countries Worldwide by Cumulative PV Installed Capacity in GW (2019)
  • Solar-Thermal Desalination: Harnessing Solar Energy for Desalination
  • Developments in Renewable Energy Storage to Drive Wind Energy Based Desalination
  • Nuclear Desalination on Rise Despite Concerns over Safety of Nuclear Power
  • Continuous Technology Evolution to Drive Down Prices of Desalination Technologies
  • Co-Generation Strategies to Reduce Desalination Costs
  • Nanotechnology Enabled Innovations to Support Market Growth
  • Hybrid Desalination Plants: An Explored Area
  • Growing Interest in Hydroponic Agriculture to Drive Adoption of Desalination
  • Global Hydroponics Market in US$ Million: 2016-2024
  • Key Issues Facing Desalination Technologies Market
  • Engineering Challenges
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Threat to Aquatic Life
  • Increased Salinity Levels
  • Increased Water Temperature
  • Lowering of Oxygen Content in Water
  • Green House Emissions
  • Water Contamination
  • Heavy Metal Contamination
  • Other Challenges Impeding Growth
  • Macro Growth Drivers
  • Economic Activity in Water Scarce Regions Drives Growth
  • Surging Population Spurs Interest in Water Desalination
  • World Population (in Thousands) by Geographic Region for the Years 2019, 2030, 2050, 2100
  • Rapid Urbanization Aggravates Water Woes & Powers Demand for Desalination
  • World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P
  • Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 1950, 1970, 1990, 2018, 2030 and 2050
  • Rising Affluence Primes Desalination Market for Growth
  • Rapid Growth in Power Generation Offers Ample Opportunity for Growth
  • World Fresh water Withdrawals for Power Generation - Percentage Breakdown by Amount of Water Withdrawn for Power Plant Cooling by Leading Economies
  • Increasing Manufacturing Activity Spurs Interest in Desalination
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Reverse Osmosis (RO) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 2: World Historic Review for Reverse Osmosis (RO) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Reverse Osmosis (RO) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 5: World Historic Review for Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 8: World Historic Review for Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Technologies by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 11: World Historic Review for Other Technologies by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Municipal by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 14: World Historic Review for Municipal by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Municipal by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Industrial by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 17: World Historic Review for Industrial by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Industrial by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Applications by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 20: World Historic Review for Other Applications by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Desalination Technologies by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 23: World Historic Review for Desalination Technologies by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Desalination Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Shrinking Water Resources, Prolonged Drought Drive Demand for Brackish Water Desalination
  • US Desalination Market Breakdown (in %) by Source of Feedwater for Desalination: 2020E
  • Regulations Related to Desalination
CANADA
JAPAN
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
CHINA
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
EUROPE
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
FRANCE
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
ITALY
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
SPAINRUSSIAREST OF EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
AUSTRALIA
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)
INDIA
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • India: A Promising Desalination Market
  • Desalination Market in India: Percentage Breakdown of Source of Feedwater for Desalination for 2020E
SOUTH KOREAREST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
ARGENTINABRAZILMEXICOREST OF LATIN AMERICA
MIDDLE EAST
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)
  • Desalination: A Mainstream Water Treatment Technology
  • Water Consumption in GCC: Percentage Breakdown of Water Supply by Source for 2020E
  • Desalinated Water Production Volume in GCC by Select Countries (in Million Cubic Meters per Year)
IRANISRAEL
SAUDI ARABIA
  • Market Overview
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • Market Overview
  • Select Water Desalination Projects in the UAE: Production Capacity in Cubic Meters of Desalinated Water Per Day
REST OF MIDDLE EAST
  • Egypt: Market Overview
AFRICA
  • Desalination Technologies Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 63

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Abengoa SA
  • ACCIONA SA
  • Aqualyng AS
  • Danfoss A/S
  • Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd
  • Dow Water & Process Solutions
  • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
  • FISIA ITALIMPIANTI S.p.A
  • H2O Innovation
  • Hyflux Limited
  • IDE Technologies Ltd.
  • John Holland
  • Koch Membrane Systems, Inc.
  • Suez SA
  • Degrémont
  • Tianjin MOTIMO Membrane Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Toyobo Co., Ltd.
  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA
  • Sidem
  • Xylem, Inc.