The Future of Clean Technologies: Opportuntiy for Raw Material and Technology Suppliers to 2019

This report by Smithers Apex analyses the clean technology industry, considering market trends to 2019. A must read for technology suppliers


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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 22 Jan 2010
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 186

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  • The Future of Clean Technologies takes an in-depth look at the future of clean technologies with quantitative market forecasts to 2019 broken down by product, technology and end-use sector
  • It details prospects for raw material and technology suppliers and identifies the key materials, products, technologies and end-use sectors most likely to undergo significant growth over the next ten years.



  • The global clean technology industry to 2019
  • Prospects for new and existing technologies and materials
  • Opportunities for raw material and technology suppliers


The Future of Clean Technologies is based on extensive primary and secondary research gathered from multiple sources. Primary research consisted of interviews with a cross-section of clean technology experts and industry participants around the world. Secondary data sources included published literature and statistics, in-house market and technology reports, conference presentations. 


  • Comprehensive market data and forecasts for the global clean technologies industry to 2019
  • Details of the latest technology developments, market trends, investment activities and tenyear forecasts
  • Analysis of end-use markets, such as green building, transportation, water, power and forecasts of opportunities for raw material and technology suppliers


  • Get the latest data and analysis to help with business planning and improve your competitive position
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the clean technologies industries and the opportunities they afford
  • Get the complete picture of the shape of the industry with forecasts to 2019 to help plan your business strategy with confidence


  • Providers of clean technologies and products
  • Specialists focusing on sustainable energy, power management, building, transportation and manufacturing
  • Government agencies
  • Business planners and analysts


  • One hard copy of report couriered to you (see order form for postage costs) on publication date
  • CD-Rom with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study


  • Statistics and data to illustrate global market breakdowns
  • In-depth analysis of the future of clean technologies to 2014
  • Clearly presented data to give you the complete picture of the future of clean technologies

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

  • Background
  • Key markets
  • Summary of key findings
    • Emerging trends in the Cleantech industryInvestments, private and public
  • Sectoral outlook
  • Enabling products and materials
    • Market forecasts by technology
    • Market forecasts by end use
    • Supplier opportunities

Introduction and Methodology

  • Report scope
  • Report objective
  • Methodology
  • Definitions and abbreviations

Clean Technologies Industry

  • Introduction
  • Emerging trends
  • Investments, private and public

Clean Technologies Market Forecast

  • Introduction
  • Market forecasts
  • Technology transition timetable
  • Power generation technologies
    • Traditional power generation
  • Coal
  • Clean coal
  • Nuclear
  • Natural gas
  • Carbon capture and storage
    • Energy storage and fuels
  • Fuel cells
  • Batteries
  • Ultracapacitors
  • Hydrogen storage
  • Thermal, hydraulic and mechanical storage
  • Biomass
  • Biofuels
  • Clean fuels and synfuels
    • Photovoltaics
  • Material and system advances
  • Concentrating PV and solar power
  • Solar thermal
    • Wind
  • Material and system advances
  • Grid integration
  • Turbine technology
  • Off-shore and land based systems
    • Marine
  • Tidal
  • Wave
  • Current
  • Grid integration
    • Geothermal
  • Direct use
  • Electricity generation
  • Heat pumps
  • Grid integration
    • Lighting
  • Solid-state lighting
  • LED-based lighting
  • Energy-efficient lighting
  • Daylighting
    • Green and bio-based chemistries
  • Green chemicals and feedstocks
  • Synthesis efficiency
  • Catalysts
  • Biodegradable and recyclable materials
  • Chemical waste capture

Clean Technologies Forecast By End Use

  • Introduction
  • Market forecasts 2009-19
  • Technology transition timetable
  • End-use sectors
    • Building and construction
  • Green architectural design and building materials
  • Specialty coatings
  • Building-integrated PV
  • Lighting
  • HVAC
  • Power and water management
    • Water
  • Water and energy relationship
  • Filtration
  • Desalination
  • Purification
  • Agriculture
  • Wastewater treatment and reuse
  • Conservation
    • Power grid
  • Controls
  • Sensors
  • Smart grids
  • Transmission
  • Energy storage
  • Distirbuted generation
  • On-site power
    • Transportation
  • Electric, hybrid and alternative-fuel 
  • vehicles
  • Emission reduction
  • Material advances and system 
  • design
  • Engine design
    • Computing
  • Power needs and reduction 
  • technologies
  • Renewable power sources
  • Minimising server resources
  • Low-power storage and displays
  • Electronic waste

Opportunities For Raw Material And Technology Suppliers

  • Introduction
  • Supplier opportunities: 
  • forecasts and commercialisation timeline
  • Opportunities for technology and material suppliers by segment
    • Energy storage
    • Vehicles
    • Carbon capture and storage
    • Nuclear power
    • Photovoltaics
    • Wind power
    • Lighting
    • Power grids
    • Water
    • Information Technology
    • Geothermal

Tables and Figures

  • Global market for clean technologies, 2009-19
  • VC investments by region, 
  • January - June 2009
  • Principle sectors targeted by Evoltuion One Fund
  • Key clean technology R&D programmes
  • Summary of clean technology sectors
  • Clean technologies market forecast by technology, 2009-19
  • Forecast commercialisation timeline of clean technology devices and materials by power-generation technology, 2009-19
  • Summary of advanced combustion techniques
  • Summary of power management strategies in the IT sectors
  • Clean technologies market forecast by end-use sector, 2009-19
  • Forecast commercialisation timeline of clean technology devices and materials by end-use sector, 2009-19
  • Market forecast for raw material and technology suppliers, 2009-19
  • Forecast commercialisation timeline for raw material and technology suppliers, 2009-19
  • Summary of enabling products and material for clean technologies
  • Global outlook for energy consumption
  • Parking lot solar arrays
  • Example of water desalination plant
  • Water filtration membrane
  • PV - grid integration diagram
  • Example of fuel cell-powered site generation
  • Hydrogen storage using metal hydrides
  • Building-integrated PV