The size of the global market for Algae Biofuel is expected to reach USD 15.39 billion by 2030, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.76%.
The surge in growth revenue can be attributed to the rising demand for biofuels arising from the growing demand for energy, increasing detergent market in developing regions where biofuel is a crucial component and the increasing efforts for mass-producing green energy are some of the market factors accelerating the growth of the algae biofuel market.
However, the market is constrained by factors such as the need for higher capital investment and robust infrastructure coupled with the current technological barriers that are considerably slowing down the growth potential of global algae biofuel market. Additionally, in recent times ongoing efforts to develop cost effective and sustainable fuel substitutes to align with international initiatives towards carbon neutrality are likely to underpin novel opportunities to support algae biofuel market expansion.
Algae bio fuel represents algae as a promising source of biofuel in the world of green energy space. Algae-derived biofuels offer a major advantage in which the farmland does not require to be displaced that is otherwise used for growing food sources. Researchers have so far claimed that algae are capable of enhancing energy production by 30 times as compared to the land-based crops that are conventionally used to produce biofuels. Algae, a member of the aquatic ecosystem is also capable of recycling atmospheric carbon while producing nearly 50% of global oxygen.
Algae sourced renewable diesels adhere to a drop-in system wherein they directly replace petroleum fuel eliminating the need to modify engines. Vegetable oil produced from algae is either used directly or further refined into different biofuels used across different applications. The global algae biofuel market displays a vast landscape of well-positioned, large players with a strong capital infrastructure alongside a queue of young market entrants intending to remodel the algae biofuel market dynamics with the help of new technologies and innovations consolidating the market.
The major players of the global algae biofuel market are Reliance Life Sciences, Sapphire Energy, Culture Biosystems, Solix Biofuels, Origin Oils, Solazyme, Proviron, Blue Marble Production, Algenol, and Genifuels Algae Systems. The algae biofuel market consists of local players with a robust foundation coupled with internationally acknowledged players leading the global expansion of the industry. In addition, the identified key players are introducing high capabilities to the product portfolio through advancing research and development to retain competitive advantage in the global market.
Algae Biofuel Market Scope
|Revenue forecast in 2030
|USD 15.39 billion
|CAGR of 8.76% during 2020-2030
|By Type, By Application, Regions
|North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa
|Key Players Profiled
|Algenol, Blue Marble Production, Solazyme Inc., Sapphire Energy, Culture Biosystems, Origin Oils Inc., and Proviron, Genifuels, Algae Systems, Solix Biofuels, and Reliance Life Sciences
Key Segments of the Global Algae Biofuel Market
Type Overview (USD Billion)
- Jet Fuel
- Green Diesel
Application Overview (USD Billion)
- Automotive and Transportation
- Aerospace and Defense
Regional Overview (USD Billion)
- Rest of Europe
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
Introduction of highly effective biofuel mandates worldwide are considered to compel manufacturers to increase R&D investments significantly augmenting the global algae biofuel market growth. R&D expeditions are gaining immense importance with the objective of developing a sustainable technology for producing algae biofuel on a large-scale witnessing extensive efforts and initiatives by companies all over the world thereby offering lucrative growth opportunities over the forecast timespan.
Constantly advancing landscape of biochemical engineering is further strengthening the technological framework across various integral activities in algae fuel production. Promising features of algae, offering a higher yield as compared to its crop-based biofuel peers makes it a preferred choice among industry experts.
Additionally, along with higher levels of biodegradability, elevated energy content and rapidly growing microorganisms are among the major factors pushing industry manufacturers towards the viable production of algae biofuel. Increasing development of innovative and scalable technologies by start-ups is bolstering the potential scope of future opportunities for the growth of the global algae biofuel market accelerating the participation of large and small players in expanding the market avenue.
In terms of biofuel type, the algae biofuel market is fragmented into biodiesel, methane, biogasoline, bioethanol, jet fuel, biobutanol among others. The biodiesel segment has largely dominated the algae biofuel market in the past and is likely to account for a large market share over the forecast as well owing to the increasing consumption of biodiesel. With increasing focus on controlling the large diesel-powered vehicles and their fuel emissions, the demand for sustainable alternatives is expected to result in significant growth of algae-derived biodiesel.
Based on application, the market is classified into two categories that are automotive & transportation and aerospace & defense. The transportation sector is observed to be the largest biofuel consumer anticipated to dominate the market in future with increasing initiatives to transform the engineering of automotive and rising demand for renewable fuel sources to power vehicles. Transportation and automotive sector have the potential to replace the conventional diesel and gasoline used in vehicles.
North America displays a robust biofuel marketspace and is estimated to grow exponentially with rising demand for biofuels derived from algae particularly bioethanol. The region is predicted to offer lucrative growth opportunities as the government is taking significant efforts to encourage algae biofuel research as well as commercial production.
North America has a surging number of technology-focused start-ups along with larger companies driving the capital funding for extensive R&D projects. European algae biofuel market is also anticipated to grow at a substantial rate over the forecast as several economies within the region are experiencing a burgeoning demand for sustainable and renewable fuels arising from the transportation industry. Besides, Asia Pacific is assumed to play a key role in expanding the algae biofuel market globally highly populated economies driving the demand for renewables.