Global Bio-Ethanol Market - Segmented by Application, Feedstock and Region - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4515008
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 150 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • Abengoa Bioenergy SA
  • Cargill Inc.
  • DuPont
  • Flint Hills Resources LP
  • Iogen Corporation
  • Pacific Ethanol Inc
  • MORE
The bio-ethanol market is expected to register a CAGR of approximately 6.75% during the forecast period, 2018-2023. The major factors driving the market are growing green fuel automobiles, combined with government initiatives to drive investments and research.

Growing Green Fuel Automobiles

Bio-ethanol is environment-friendly as it reduces greenhouse emissions by 50%. This property of bio-ethanol is increasing government regulations regarding automobiles. Automobile manufacturers, in order to comply with these government regulations, are producing vehicles that run on non-polluting alternative fuels, thereby driving the market. The Indian government has drafted regulations by increasing the GHG emission standards in the hope to shift to green fuel automotive and increase investments in this sector.

Transportation - The Fastest Growing Application

The market is segmented on the basis of application and feedstock. On the basis of application, transportation segment accounts for the highest market share in response to increasing consumption of bioethanol fuels. The demand from this segment is expected to increase with growing government initiatives in countries, like India and China, to cut down emissions in vehicles resulting in increasing bio-ethanol plant capacities, along with growing R& D activities.

Government Initiatives Driving the Asia-Pacific Region

North America is the largest market for bio-ethanol, on account of regulations, such as the Federal Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) and E15 regulations, which are contributing to the growing use of bioethanol in fuels. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to show a good growth rate during the forecast period. China is contributing majorly to the growth and uses nearly 2.6 million metric ton of bio-ethanol per year. China is planning to use bioethanol gasoline in its road vehicles by 2020 to cut emissions and fossil fuel consumption. In China, currently, the usage of ethanol fuel is piloted in 11 provinces. Therefore, these plans to cut carbon emissions by 60-65%, by 2030, and increase non-fossil energy by 20% are expected to drive the market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Notable Developments

November 2017: Ethtec planned to construct a USD 30 million pilot-scale facility in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. This project was backed by Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), which had announced a funding of USD 11.9 million.

Major Players: Archer Daniels Midland Company, POET LLC, Green Plains, Valero Energy Corporation, Koch FHR, Abengoa Bioenergy SA, The Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Petrobras, and The Andersons Inc, amongst others.

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  • Abengoa Bioenergy SA
  • Cargill Inc.
  • DuPont
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  • Iogen Corporation
  • Pacific Ethanol Inc
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1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Research Phases
1.3 Study Deliverables

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Growing Environmental Concerns
4.1.2 Increasing Government Initiatives
4.1.3 Other Drivers
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Shifting Focus to Bio Butanol
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Technological Advancements
4.3.2 Other Opportunities

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis - (Market Size, Growth and Forecast)
5.1 By Application
5.1.1 Transportation
5.1.2 Construction
5.1.3 Pharmaceutical
5.1.4 Electricity
5.1.5 Others
5.2 By Feedstock
5.2.1 Sugarcane
5.2.2 Corn
5.2.3 Wheat
5.2.4 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth and Forecast)
6.1 Asia-Pacific
6.1.1 China
6.1.2 India
6.1.3 Japan
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.2 Canada
6.2.3 Mexico
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Germany
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.3 Italy
6.3.4 France
6.3.5 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 UAE
6.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa

7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & services, and Recent Developments)
8.1 Abengoa Bioenergy SA
8.2 Algenol
8.3 Archer Daniels Midland Company
8.4 Cargill, Inc.
8.5 DuPont Danisco
8.6 Ethtec
8.7 Koch FHR
8.8 Green Plains Renewable Energy
8.9 Ineos Bio
8.10 Iogen Corporation
8.11 Jilin Fuel Ethanol
8.12 Pacific Ethanol Inc.
8.14 Raízen Energia Participacoes S/A
8.15 The Royal Dutch Shell
8.16 Valero Renewable Fuels
*( List not exhaustive)

9. Disclaimer
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  • Abengoa Bioenergy SA
  • Algenol
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Cargill Inc.
  • DuPont
  • Danisco
  • Ethtec
  • Flint Hills Resources LP
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy
  • Ineos Bio
  • Iogen Corporation
  • Jilin Fuel Ethanol
  • Pacific Ethanol Inc
  • Raízen Energia Participacoes S/A
  • The Royal Dutch Shell
  • Valero Renewable Fuels
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