Coal Free Market, By Energy (Wind, Solar, Nuclear, Biofuel, Oil, Natural gas, Geothermal, Hydroelectricity, and Others), By Type (Renewable and Non-Renewable), By End-use (Industrial, Transportation, Commercial, Residential and Others) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America); Trend Analysis, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016-26

  • Published Date: March 2020
  • Report ID: BWC19412
  • Available Format: PDF
  • Page: 150

Report Overview

Global Coal Free Market Forecast and Trends

The Coal Free Market is expected to reach the valuation of XX Billion/Million by the year 2026 by growing at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period 2016-2026. The global coal-free market is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period due to increased greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), in particular, CO2 from the use of fossil fuels for energy generation. Therefore, the limited existence of fossil fuel on Earth and its high costs are fueling the coal-free market.

The market size for coal-free is increasing due to the rise in the developed and developing economies of strict government regulations regarding climate change. The continuous technological advancement and increased government support in the coal-free sector to deliver lucrative opportunities for growth during the assessment period. The global coal-free market is expected to grow substantially over the forecast period, with increasing investment in renewable energy sources and growing adoption. Energy has always been fundamental to human societies, commonly defined as work capacity, whether extracted from moving wind or water, chemically, from wood, oil, coal, or other combustible fuels, or thermally from the sun. People who are vulnerable to coal and its pollution have an increased risk of developing allergic symptoms on asthma and other air passageways. Breathing in coal powder or ash is also known to cause lung cancer over time. Many coal mines use an open-cast method that destroys local animal habitats. Green spaces, rivers, and other spaces are impacted by emissions from coal, which can cause quick degradation of fields and forests. Coal has always been the biggest contributor to air pollution in the environment. Coal contributes about 24% of C02 emission among various energy, due to which governments are looking for coal-free energy.

Global Coal Free Market Overview:

Coal has been commonly used as a source of energy for ages. Coal-Free is referred to as the elimination of the use of coal. Coal is one of the cheapest sources of energy. But, coal has huge environmental concerns due to which people are looking away from it. Now more and more people are looking for green energy that is engaged in renewable energy sources including solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, biofuels, and tidal / wave energy; advanced technologies, including electric vehicles, energy storage, lithium, fuel cells, LED smart grids, and energy efficiency technologies; and other emerging clean energy and development activities. Costs of renewables such as biofuel, solar, wind, and tidal have continued to decline as more builds have gained experience. It is highly uncertain how long these high-cost reductions can be sustained. Clean energy use is not only growing, but prices are also dropping, which in effect bolsters adoption. Coal production is slumping, adding alternative energy to the virtuous cycle. There is a mounting effort to try and manage the decline in the coal industry in a way that benefits staff, asset owners, do not too much affect.

Growth drivers

Environmental concern regarding the use of coal as a source of energy

Coal plants are responsible for mercury radiations. Mercury is a heavy metal that can harm the nervous, digestive, and immune systems, and also affect the development of children. Specifically noted contaminants include sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulate matter (soot), certain heavy metals including lead, cadmium, and others, and volatile organic compounds and arsenic. Over time, various technologies such as scrubbers and other pollution controls are implemented to prevent such contaminants from reaching the environment, but still, it is affecting the environment due to which coal-free market will grow.

Improving renewable energy technologies

Renewable energy is taking over fossil fuel energy, and with improvement in the technology price of renewable energy is also decreasing. Unprecedented developments are underway in the global energy market. The rapid rise in developing world energy consumption. Researchers are now busy developing effective renewable energy technologies such as photovoltaic panels, wind, nuclear fusion, biomass, geothermal, marine and concentrated solar energy, etc.


Governments not much concerned about the environment

Cheap, abundant, and the most polluting of fossil fuels, coal remains the single most abundant energy source for electricity generation worldwide. It's there under the land, readily available, with the number of millions of tones. Powerful companies, sponsored by powerful governments, often in the form of grants, are in a rush to expand their markets before it's too late. Banks are still profiting from this. It was designed for it to have large national electricity grids. Coal plants can provide politicians with a surefire way of delivering cheap electricity — and retain their power. It's been a glaring source of graft in some countries.

Global Coal Free Market: By Energy

Based on energy, the Coal Free market is distributed into Wind, Solar, Nuclear, Biofuel, Oil, Natural gas, Geothermal, Hydroelectricity, and Others. The crude oil market has the largest share among all, followed by Natural gas. The energy produced by oil accounted for 34% of fuel consumption, whereas Natural gas use accounted for 27% globally. Renewable energies such as solar, the wind grew at a much faster rate and are expected to hold a dominating position in the future.

Global Coal Free Market: By Type

Based on Type, the Coal Free market is distributed into Renewable and Non-renewable. The Renewables type is anticipated to grow at the highest rate in the projected years. Especially critical in reducing carbon emissions will be the continued growth of renewable energy sources. Clean energy sources continue to grow at a rapid rate by reducing CO2 emissions. Solar energy is expected to grow faster due to advancement in technology have made solar panels smaller, cheaper to produce, and more efficient. And also, the cost of financing and installing solar has dropped, leading to worldwide increases in solar installations.

Global Coal Free Market: By End-use

Based on End-use, the Coal Free market is segmented into Industrial, Transportation, Commercial, Residential, and Others. The industrial segment is expected to dominate during the forecast period. In the industrial sector, energy is used for a wide range of uses, including production and assembly, steam and cogeneration, plant heating and cooling, and building lighting, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Global Coal Free Market: Regional insights

By geography, the Global Robotic Process Automation Market segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. North America led the market in previous years and is expected to dominate during the forecast period. In North America, the USA has the largest consumption of energy. Energy use in the industry directly affects every single citizen through the cost of goods and services, the quality of manufactured products, economic strength, and job availability. The Asia Pacific is also growing at a faster rate, with technological advancement and investments in countries such as China, India, and Japan.

Coal Free Market: Competitive Landscape

Notable players operating in the Coal free market include Iberdrola, Datong Coal, Mitsubishi Corporation, Equinor, ENN Energy, Engie, Canyon Coal, Anglo American Plc., Arch Coal Inc., General Electric Company, ALLETE Clean Energy, Électricité de France, Hanergy, Ichor Coal, Siemens, Longroad Energy, Chevron Corporation, Canadian Solar, Invenergy, and Other Prominent Players.

Recent developments:

In January 2020, Mitsubishi Corporation Joins PET Chemical Recycling Business.

In December 2020, Canyon bought Kangra from Madrid-listed energy firm Gas Natural Fenosa (which held 70%) and South African company Izimbiwa Coal Investments (which owned 30%). Kangra's coal assets are located in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.

The objective of the Study:

To analyze and forecast the global Coal Free market size of the market in terms of value.

To examine the careful market segmentation and forecast the market size, in terms value, based on the region by segmenting the Global Coal Free market into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, and their leading countries.

To outline, categorized, and forecast the global Coal Free market based on the components, applications, and region.

To examine competitive developments like technological advancement, services, and regulative framework within the global Coal Free Market.

To highlight the impact analysis of the factors affecting the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares along with detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders.

Scope of the Report:



Years Considered

Historical data – 2016-2019

Base Year – 2019

Forecast – 2020 – 2026

Facts Covered

Revenue in USD Million/Billion

Market Coverage

U.S, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, China, India, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia

Product/Service Segmentation

By Energy, Type, and End-use

Key Players

Iberdrola, Datong Coal, Mitsubishi Corporation, Equinor, ENN Energy, Engie, Canyon Coal, Anglo American Plc., Arch Coal Inc., General Electric Company, ALLETE Clean Energy, Électricité de France, Hanergy, Ichor Coal, Siemens, Longroad Energy, Chevron Corporation, Canadian Solar, Invenergy, and Other Prominent Players.

By Energy

·         Wind

·         Solar

·         Nuclear

·         Biofuel

·         Oil

·         Natural gas

·         Geothermal

·         Hydroelectricity

·         Others

By Type

·         Renewable

·         Non-Renewable

By End-use

·         Industrial

·         Transportation

·         Commercial

·         Residential

·         Others

By Region

·         North America

·         Europe

·         Asia Pacific

·         Latin America

·         Middle East & Africa