The global algae market is predicted in a report by Transparency Market Research (TMR) to bear a largely consolidated vendor landscape with three key players securing a colossal aggregate share. Sapphire Energy Inc., Algenol, and Solazyme Inc. are the three companies that have showcased their prominence in the market. In order to cement their place in the market, players are expected to put high emphasis on building strong distribution channels. Other players such as Pond Biofuels Incorporated and Algae.Tec are looking to make their presence known in the market.
TMR foresees the global algae market to expand at a 7.39% CAGR during the forecast tenure 2016-2024 to earn around US$1.1 bn by the end of 2024. By cultivation technology, open pond cultivation could continue to generate higher demand in the market. By region, North America is anticipated to take the lead in the market. In 2016, the U.S. accounted for an 87.6% share of the regional market by value.
Alarming Increase in Carbon Emission Helps Algae Biomass Take Center Stage
As pointed out by a TMR analyst, there has been a tremendous rise of the world algae market in the recent years. Of late, the need to shift from fossil fuel resources to renewable energy sources has become prominent. This could be due to the worrying increase in carbon emission from scores of industries. As a result, demand for algae biomass is projected to increase at a telling rate since it is an important ingredient used to produce biofuel.
Vendors operating in the world algae market could expect lucrative growth opportunities birthing on the back of high focus on the use of renewable energy sources in both developing and developed countries. Furthermore, increasing demand for biofuel because of the implementation of tight emission standards and policies is forecasted to set the tone for valuable growth in the market.
Expensive Research for Advancement of Algae Production Techniques Dents Market
In the foreseeable future, growth of the international algae market is foretold to slow down due to the negative impact of reduction in crude oil prices. Another factor that could deter market growth is expensive capital investment required for research and development to develop advanced algae production techniques.
However, the international algae market is envisaged to gather pace in terms of growth as rising application of algae in wastewater treatment creates a wealth of opportunities in the near future. Furthermore, constant increase in industrial activities is prognosticated to augment the demand in the market. Use of algal biotechnology in carbon dioxide capture and utilization could act as another opportunity for market growth. Increasing efforts to commercialize biofuel production from algae could help raise more demand in the market.
The information presented in this review is based on a TMR report, titled “Algae Market (Application - Marine Sector, Aviation Sector, Road Transport, DHA Production (Protein Sales), DHA Production (Pharmaceutical Applications), and Bioplastics; Cultivation Technology - Open Pond Cultivation, Raceway Pond Cultivation, Closed Photo Bioreactor Cultivation, and Closed Fermenter Systems Cultivation) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast 2016 - 2024.”
The global algae market has been segmented as presented below:
Global Algae Market: Application
- Marine Sector
- Aviation Sector
- Road Transport
- DHA Production (Protein Sales)
- DHA Production (Pharmaceutical Applications)
Global Algae Market: Cultivation Technology
- Open Pond Cultivation Technology
- Raceway Pond Cultivation Technology
- Closed Photo Bioreactor Cultivation Technology
- Closed Fermenter Systems Cultivation Technology
Global Algae Market: Region
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
Transparency Market Research is a next-generation market intelligence provider, offering fact-based solutions to business leaders, consultants, and strategy professionals.
Our reports are single-point solutions for businesses to grow, evolve, and mature. Our real-time data collection methods along with ability to track more than one million high growth niche products are aligned with your aims. The detailed and proprietary statistical models used by our analysts offer insights for making right decision in the shortest span of time. For organizations that require specific but comprehensive information we offer customized solutions through ad hoc reports. These requests are delivered with the perfect combination of right sense of fact-oriented problem solving methodologies and leveraging existing data repositories.
TMR believes that unison of solutions for clients-specific problems with right methodology of research is the key to help enterprises reach right decision.
7 of 10 large enterprizes view our ToC to take the right decision.View Report ToC