Market Analysis

Market Research Future (MRFR) expects the global waste to energy market to reach USD 24.71 billion at a CAGR of 5.41% from 2019 to 2026 (forecast period).
Conversion of waste to energy is a process in which waste from around houses, industries, and power plants is collected and separated in the form of degradable and non-degradable waste that is further boiled in a high-voltage furnace to generate electricity that can be further used in various sectors.

The waste to energy industry is on the verge of increasing due to increased levels of emissions and waste, which can lead to the extinction of degradable energy such as coal, mineral oil, fuel, etc. With increased consumer demand for energy efficiency and the huge accumulation of waste worldwide, the government has come up with effective solutions to turn waste into usable energy.

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With the current scenario of inadequate waste management facilities, it has become vital to use this waste somehow as it could impact the environment and contribute to less sustainable life forms, making the world a black place for living organisms. In collaboration with the private sector, the Government has come up with steps to cause a penalty to people who break waste disposal rules and adjourning stringent regulations for waste collectors to export them to industries that can turn this waste into usable and biodegradable energy.

COVID-19 Impact on the Global Waste to Energy Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a halt. By causing human loss, the COVID-19 virus has impacted the world in numerous ways, i.e., people's emotional loss, government economic loss, GDP loss for countries, and labor and financial loss for most industries. Industries and governments worldwide are taking preventive measures to sustain the loss and move forward, and maintain the ecological balance. Waste to energy market value rose in COVID-19 times as more healthcare waste was accumulated, which was sent to waste disposal plants where it was converted into usable energy. Like the industries benefited throughout the waste disposal but owing to heavy taxes imposed by the government on the energy generated, several countries faced a growth in price at per unit consumption of this energy. Prices are projected to fall in the coming years due to a rise in industrial waste and a tendency for people to use renewable forms of energy.

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Market Segmentation

The global waste to energy market has been segmented into technology and vertical. 

By technology, the global waste to energy market has been segmented into biochemical and thermal energy. 
By vertical, the global waste to energy market has been segmented into public and private sectors.

Regional Analysis

Region-wise, the global Waste to Energy (WTE) Market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world.
The Asia Pacific is the most heavily active global market sector that decomposes waste and transforms it into useful energy. America has the largest demand for building industries for power generation through waste material making field for renewable energy sources. Europe and other EMEA areas, such as Japan and Australia, have also developed a number of market opportunities for industries involved in waste conversion. Canada, on the other hand, aims to turn 90% of its waste into reusable energy by 2026 by encouraging greenhouse, thermal and biochemical energy for everyday use.

Key Players

  • Waste Management, Inc. (US)
  • Axpo Holding AG(Switzerland)
  • A2A S.p.A. (Italy)
  • Veolia (France)
  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (Japan)
  • Keppel Seghers (Qatar)
  • Ramboll Group A/S (Denmark)
  • Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. (US)
  • BTA International GmbH (Germany)
  • Covanta Holding Corporation (US)
  • BlueFire Renewables (US).


The global waste to energy market is predicted to reach USD 24.71 billion at a CAGR of 5.41% from 2019 to 2026 (forecast period). The waste to energy industry is on the verge of changing the world of usable energy. With increased public disposable waste and industrial waste, it has become a worldwide issue to have disposable furnaces separate the waste and accumulate it to areas so that it does not create havoc for the environment. More people are now inclined to use an effective source of energy, thereby increasing the demand for waste to energy (WTE) methods that can generate heat and electricity with the methods of pyrolysis, incineration, biochemical treatment, and gasification.

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