Energy Harvesting Market worth $1894.87 Million by 2017:
According to a new market research report, "Energy Harvesting Market - Global
Forecast & Analysis (2012 - 2017) By Technology, Application & Geography"
published by MarketsandMarkets (www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total market is
expected to reach $1894.87 million by 2017, at a CAGR of 24.31%.
Browse 70 tables spread across 186 pages and in-depth TOC on "Energy
Harvesting Market - Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 - 2017) By Technology
(Light, Thermoelectric, Vibration, Electromagnetic, Fluid & Others), Application
(Aerospace & Military, Consumer Electronics, Building & Home Automation,
Wireless Sensor Networks, Industrial/Manufacturing, Bicycle Dynamo) &
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In developing economies, it is necessary to curb on the increasing operating cost and other
energy-related cost In order to utilize the natural resources and reduce the overall cost, it
has become mandatory to harvest the ambient energy available at a free scale and extract
it for commercial applications. Thus, energy harvesting is becoming the crucial technique to
harvest the ambient energy. The major driving factors for energy harvesting market are
energy saving, increasing government support, and changing technology trends. Energy
harvesting technique is useful in scavenging solar energy, vibration, motion,
electromagnetic, motion, fluid, etc. This report covers most of the types of energy
harvesting like light, thermoelectric, vibration, electromagnetic, fluid, motion, and others.
In the present scenario, energy harvesting can be useful in various application areas such
as consumer electronics, industrial, building and home automation, military and aerospace,
wireless sensor network (WSN), automotive, bicycle dynamo, and others. Consumer
electronics is widely exposed to the energy harvesting technology. Energy harvesting
technique is used to charging up the devices like mobile, watch, mp3 players, etc. Building
and home automation is one of the fastest growing application areas and energy harvesting
is the mainstream technology in this area. A wireless sensor network is also the key
application area for energy harvesting technique.
Global energy harvesting market is expected to reach $1894.87 million by 2017, at an
estimated CAGR of 24.31%. Europe is leading the total energy harvesting technology
market; followed by North America and APAC. In the market of ROW, Middle East, and
Africa are the largest contributors.
Electroactive polymers (EAPs) have been proposed for harvesting energy. These polymers
have a large strain, elastic energy density, and high energy conversion efficiency. The total
weight of systems based on EAPs is proposed to be significantly lower than those based on
Nanogenerators, such as the one made by Georgia Tech, could provide a new way for
powering devices without batteries. As of 2008, it only generates some dozen nanowatts,
which is too low for any practical application.
Noise harvesting NiPS Laboratory in Italy has recently proposed to harvest wide spectrum
low scale vibrations via a nonlinear dynamical mechanism that can improve harvester
efficiency up to a factor 4 compared to traditional linear harvesters.
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