Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Share, Revenue, Trends, Growth Drivers, Challenges, Key Players and Business Opportunities Till 2033


Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Share, Revenue, Trends, Growth Drivers, Challenges, Key Players and Business Opportunities Till 2033: SPER Market Research

 Category : Power & Energy

 Published: Mar-2024
 Author: SPER Analyst

Europe Waste-to-Energy Market is projected to be worth USD 49.24 Billion by 2033 with a CAGR of 12.2%.

Waste is defined as any substance or undesired material produced by a human action or process. Economic development, industrialization levels, public habits, and local climate all have an impact on municipal solid trash generation rates. In general, the amount of municipal solid trash generated increases with economic progress. Waste-to-energy is the process of generating electricity and/or heat from waste by first treating it or turning it into a fuel source. This technique relies on physical, thermal, and biological technologies.

Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Driving Factors and Challenges

Several driving forces and challenges influence Europe's waste-to-energy business. Stringent waste management legislation, increased garbage output as a result of urbanisation and industrialization, and greater awareness of environmental sustainability are all key factors. Furthermore, developments in waste-to-energy technology and the potential for renewable energy generation drive market expansion. 

In the long future, factors such as increased trash creation, growing concern about waste management to meet the need for sustainable urban living, and a growing emphasis on non-fossil fuel energy sources are likely to drive demand for waste-to-energy in the region.   Emerging waste-to-energy technologies, such as Dendro Liquid Energy (DLE), which generates electricity four times more efficiently and has no emission discharge or effluence issues at plant locations, are likely to create substantial potential for market players throughout the projection period. The market is predicted to grow rapidly due to rising concern about GHG emissions and new EU rules aimed at reducing carbon footprints. Growing environmental concerns and climate change have pushed various governments throughout the world to launch projects to decrease their carbon footprint in the industrial sector and use waste-to-energy technology.

On the other side, market expansion is expected to be hampered by the high cost of incinerators, as energy prices decline and many units fail to meet operating costs. Furthermore, several European governments plan to promote recycling, which saves three to five times more energy and thus limits the waste-to-energy sector. Furthermore, barriers such as substantial initial capital investments, public opposition to waste incineration facilities, and concerns about air pollution and ash disposal stifle industry expansion. Addressing these challenges while capitalising on driving factors is crucial to the long-term development and growth of Europe's waste-to-energy industry.

Impact of COVID-19 on Europe Waste-to-Energy Market
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mixed influence on the European waste-to-energy sector. While initial disruptions were caused by lockdowns and reduced industrial activity, subsequent shifts to remote employment and increasing healthcare waste generation boosted demand. Additionally, the increased emphasis on long-term recovery efforts following the epidemic has pushed investments in waste management infrastructure, particularly waste-to-energy technologies. However, supply chain disruptions and financial uncertainty remain problems, necessitating adaptive methods for market players navigating this changing terrain.

Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Key Players:
The market study provides market data by competitive landscape, revenue analysis, market segments and detailed analysis of key market players such as; A2A SpA, Martin GmbH, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Suez SA, STEAG Energy Services GmbH, Veolia Environnement SA, Wheelabrator Technologies, Hitachi Zosen Corp, Others.

Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Segmentation:

By Technology: Based on the Technology, Europe Waste-to-Energy Market is segmented as; Biological, Physical, Thermal (Gasification, Incineration, Pyrolysis).

By Region: This research also includes data for Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden, U.K., Rest of Europe.

This study also encompasses various drivers and restraining factors of this market for the forecast period. Various growth opportunities are also discussed in the report.

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