Green Nanotechnology

The Global Market for Green Nanotechnology: Batteries, Filtration, Fuel Cells, Lighting, Green Packaging, Solar, Supercapacitors, Wind Energy, Thermoelectrics, Catalysts and Sustainable Materials

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The Global Market for Green Nanotechnology research report covers : Batteries, Filtration, Fuel Cells, Lighting, Green Packaging, Solar, Supercapacitors, Wind Energy, Thermoelectrics, Catalysts and Sustainable Materials. PDF File, Single User License.

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The Global Market for Green Nanotechnology research report covers : Batteries, Filtration, Fuel Cells, Lighting, Green Packaging, Solar, Supercapacitors, Wind Energy, Thermoelectrics, Catalysts and Sustainable Materials.

Nanotechnology and nanomaterials have an important role in all aspects of the energy and environment sectors, enabling sustainable solutions for renewable energy and environmental challenges. A number of products have been commercially developed and more are coming onto the market in:

Energy conversion

  • New generation of highly efficient solar cells.
  • Fuel cells.
  • Thermoelectric devices.
  • Nanocomposites for stronger and lighter wind energy blades.
  • Wearable energy harvesting.

Energy storage

  • Rechargeable batteries.
  • Lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
  • Supercapacitors.
  • Catalysts for optimizing fuel production.

Energy saving

  • Aerogel insulation.
  • Energy saving smart glass for buildings.
  • LED and OLED lighting.

Nanotechnology will also impact the environmental filtration and remediation industries via:

  • Safe water purification, filtration and desalination through cheap and portable nanotechnology filters.
  • Air filtration for removal of domestic and outdoor air pollutants.
  • Adsorbents and catalysts to remove contaminants.

Nanotechnology will also contribute to other areas of sustainability such as biodegrabable and environmentally friendly biopackaging, biocomposites, and bio-based coatings and paints with the properties of non-bio based products.

The Global Market for Green Nanotechnology

TABLE OF CONTENTS


1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.1 Green nanotechnology 21

1.2 Energy conversion 23

1.3 Energy storage 24

1.4 Energy saving 25

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

2.1 COMMERCIAL IMPACT RATING SYSTEM 27

2.2 MARKET CHALLENGES RATING SYSTEM 28

3 INTRODUCTION 31

3.1 Properties of nanomaterials 31

3.2 Categorization 32

4 NANOMATERIALS REGULATIONS

5 BATTERIES

5.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS

5.1.1 Growth in personal electronics, electric vehicles and smart grids markets 42

5.1.2 Reduce dependence on lithium 42

5.1.3 Shortcomings of existing battery and supercapacitor technology 42

5.1.4 Reduced costs for widespread application 44

5.1.5 Power sources for flexible electronics 44

5.2 APPLICATIONS 45

5.2.1 Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) 45

5.2.2 Lithium-air batteries 47

5.2.3 Sodium-ion batteries 48

5.2.4 Magnesium batteries 48

5.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 49

5.3.1 Total market size 49

5.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 50

5.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 51

5.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 52-83 (58 company profiles)

6 FILTRATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION

6.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 84

6.1.1 Water shortage and population growth 84

6.1.2 Need for improved and low cost membrane technology 85

6.1.3 Need for improved groundwater treatment technologies 85

6.1.4 Cost and efficiency 86

6.1.5 Growth in the air filter market 86

6.1.6 Need for environmentally, safe filters 87

6.2 APPLICATIONS 87

6.2.1 Desalination and water filtration 88

6.2.2 Airborne filters 91

6.2.3 Gas separation 93

6.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 93

6.3.1 Total market size 94

6.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 94

6.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 95

6.4.1 Uniform pore size and distribution 95

6.4.2 Cost 95

6.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 96-118 (44 company profiles)

7 FUEL CELLS AND HYDROGEN STORAGE

7.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 120

7.1.1 Need for alternative energy sources 120

7.1.2 Demand from transportation and portable and stationary power sectors 121

7.1.3 Temperature problems with current fuel cell technology 121

7.1.4 Reducing corrosion problems 121

7.1.5 Limitations of platinum 121

7.1.6 Reducing cost and increasing reliability of current fuel cell technology 121

7.2 APPLICATIONS 122

7.2.1 Fuel cells 122

7.2.2 Hydrogen storage 123

7.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 124

7.3.1 Total market size 124

7.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 125

7.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 126

7.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 127-135 (16 company profiles)

8 LIGHTING AND UVC 135

8.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS

8.1.1 Need to develop low-cost lighting 136

8.1.2 Environmental regulation 137

8.1.3 Limited efficiency of phosphors in LEDs 137

8.1.4 Shortcomings with LED lighting technologies 137

8.1.5 Improving flexibility 138

8.1.6 Improving performance and costs of UV-LEDs 138

8.2 APPLICATIONS 138

8.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 139

8.3.1 Total market size 139

8.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 140

8.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 141

8.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 142-150 (17 company profiles)

9 GREEN PACKAGING

9.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 152

9.1.1 Rise in demand for environmentally sustainable packaging 152

9.1.2 Shortcoming of packaging biopolymers 152

9.1.3 High demand for packaging films resistant to oxygen and moisture to increase shelf life 153

9.1.4 Growth in active packaging 153

9.1.5 Anti-microbial packaging biofilm market is growing 153

9.1.6 Need for improved barrier packaging 154

9.1.7 Growth in barrier food packaging sector 154

9.2 APPLICATIONS 155

9.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 158

9.3.1 Total market size 158

9.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 159

9.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 162

9.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 163-181 (36 company profiles)

10 SOLAR

10.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS

10.1.1 Need for new materials and novel devices 184

10.1.2 Need for cost-effective solar energy for wider adoptions 184

10.1.3 Varying environmental conditions require new coating technology 185

10.2 APPLICATIONS 185

10.2.1 Solar cells 186

10.2.2 Solar water splitting 189

10.2.3 Solar coatings 190

10.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 190

10.3.1 Total market size 190

10.3.2 Nanotechnology opportunity 191

10.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 193

10.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 194-211 (34 company profiles)

11 SUPERCAPACITORS

11.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 213

11.1.1 Reducing costs 213

11.1.2 Demand from portable electronics 213

11.1.3 Inefficiencies of standard battery technology 213

11.1.4 Problems with activated carbon 214

11.2 APPLICATIONS 214

11.3 MARKET SIZE AND OPPORTUNITY 215

11.3.1 Total market size 215

11.3.2 Nanotechnology and nanomaterials opportunity 215

11.4 MARKET CHALLENGES 216

11.5 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 217-222 (9 company profiles)

12 CATALYSTS

12.1 APPLICATIONS 224

12.2 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 226-227 (3 company profiles)

13 WIND ENERGY

13.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 229

13.1.1 Need for improved polymer composites 229

13.1.2 Need for protective coatings offshore ocean wind and marine energy structures 230

13.2 APPLICATIONS 230

13.2.1 Nanocomposites 230

13.2.2 Nanosensors 231

13.2.3 Nanocoatings 232

13.3 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 232-234 (5 company profiles)

14 THERMOELECTRICS

14.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS 236

14.1.1 Need for clean energy 236

14.1.2 Lack of efficiency of conducting polymers 236

14.1.3 Limitations of current materials 237

14.2 APPLICATIONS 237

14.3 PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 238 (5 company profiles)

TABLES

Table 1: Categorization of nanomaterials 32

Table 2: National nanomaterials registries in Europe 35

Table 3: Nanomaterials regulatory bodies in Australia 40

Table 4: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the batterires market 41

Table 5: Applications in LIB, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 45

Table 6: Applications in lithium-air batteries, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 47

Table 7: Applications in sodium-ion batteries, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 48

Table 8: Applications in magesium batteries, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 48

Table 9: Nanotechnology opportunity in the batteries market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 50

Table 10: Market challenges in batteries 51

Table 11: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the batteries market 52

Table 12: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the filtration and environmental remediation market 84

Table 13: Types of filtration 87

Table 14: Applications in desalination and water filtration, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 89

Table 15: Applications in airborne filters, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 92

Table 16: Applications in gas separation, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 93

Table 17: Nanomaterials in the filtration and environmental remediation market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 94

Table 18: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the filtration and environmental remediation market 95

Table 19: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the fuel cells and hydrogen storage market 120

Table 20: Applications in fuel cells, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 122

Table 21: Applications hydrogen storage, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 124

Table 22: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the fuel cells and hydrogen storage market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 125

Table 23: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the fuel cells and hydrogen storage market 126

Table 24: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the lighting and UVC market 136

Table 25: Applications in lighting, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 138

Table 26: Nanotechnology opportunity in the lighting and UVC market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 141

Table 27: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the lighting and UVC market 141

Table 28: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the green packaging market 151

Table 29: Applications in packaging, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 157

Table 30: Application markets, competing materials, nanomaterials advantages and current market size in packaging 160

Table 31: Nanomaterials in the packaging market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 162

Table 32: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the packaging market 162

Table 33: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in solar market 183

Table 34: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the solar market 183

Table 35: Applications in solar, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 186

Table 36: Applications in solar water splitting, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 189

Table 37: Applications in solar coatings, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 190

Table 38: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the solar market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 192

Table 39: Market challenges for nanomaterials in solar 193

Table 40: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the solar market 193

Table 41: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in supercapacitors market 213

Table 42: Applications in supercapacitors, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 214

Table 43: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the supercapacitors market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact 216

Table 44: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the supercapacitors market 217

Table 45: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the catalysts market 224

Table 46: Applications in catalysts, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 225

Table 47: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology the wind energy market 229

Table 48: Applications in wind energy nanocomposites, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 231

Table 49: Applications in wind energy nanosensors, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 231

Table 50: Applications in wind energy nanocoatings, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 232

Table 51: Market impact assessment for nanotechnology in the thermoelectrics market 236

Table 52: Applications in thermoelectrics, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof 237

FIGURES

Figure 1: Energy densities and specific energy of rechargeable batteries 44

Figure 2: The global lithium-ion battery market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level, 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 50

Figure 3: The global desalination market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 91

Figure 4: The global water filtration market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 91

Figure 5: The global fuel cells market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 125

Figure 6: The global lighting market market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 139

Figure 7: The global UVCmarket and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 140

Figure 8: The global packaging market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 159

Figure 9: The global solar market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 191

Figure 10: The global supercapacitors market and nanotechnology market penetration at the product level (nano enabled), 2015-2025 (Millions USD) 215