Waste to Energy Market

SKU: DMEP658 | Last Updated On: Dec 30 2022 | Available Formats

> Global Waste to Energy Market Expected to reach a high CAGR of 6.1% By 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Waste to Energy Market is segmented By technology type (Thermal, Biological), By waste (Solid Waste, Liquid Waste, Gaseous Waste), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029

Waste to Energy Market Overview

The Global "Waste to Energy Market" is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 6.1% during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

Energy waste is a technology to utilize waste as a fuel source to generate electricity. This technology can reduce urban waste by up to 90%. Waste-to-energy technology contributes to sustainable practices by producing clean energy and reducing the disposal or landfilling of waste.

Waste to Energy Market Scope and Summary



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Technology Type, By Waste, And By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America


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Waste to Energy Market Dynamics and Trends

  • A growing economy, rapid urbanization, and industrialization will contribute to the higher municipal solid waste that drives the growth of waste to the energy market in the coming years. Globally, an estimate of more than 6 million tons of waste per day is expected by 2026.
  • Complex design considerations for waste treatment and air pollution treatment are the critical restraints that are hampering market growth.

Waste to Energy Market​​​​​​​ Segmentation Analysis

  • The global waste-to-energy market is segmented by technology and waste/ fuel type.
  • By technology, the market is segmented into thermal and biological. The biological segment is expected to have significant growth in the forecast period with increasing effectiveness in the conversion of waste to fuel and energy with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
  • By fuel type, the market is segmented as solid waste, liquid waste, and gaseous waste. Solid waste accounted for a significant share in the market with growing urbanization trends and increasing municipal solid waste in recent years.

Global Waste to Energy Market​​​​​​​ Geographical Share

  • By Geography the market is segmented into the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Europe is accounted for a significant share of the global waste to the energy market and is supported by well-developed municipal solid waste management for disposal or treatment.
  • Asia Pacific region is expected to post strong growth in the coming years with increasing waste generation and investments in waste management and utilization in energy generation.
  • China produces about 300 million tons of municipal solid waste per annum and is expected to reach 500 million tons by 2025. Thus this increase in municipal waste will offer furthermore opportunities for the Waste to Energy market in the coming years.

Waste to Energy Market Companies and Competitive Analysis

  • The key players in the waste-to-energy market are Covanta Energy, China Everbright, and others. Market players are developing new technologies for waste management and energy conversion to be competitive in the market.
  • For instance, in November 2018, Geforce launched a new technology called Plasmolysis to generate hydrogen from industrial wastewater, further mixing it with biogas produces hydrogen-enriched compressed natural gas (HCNG), which is a cost-effective, eco-friendly fuel for the generation of electricity.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Growth Rate of the Waste to Energy Market?

Grow at a high CAGR of 6.1% during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

What Companies Are Included in the Waste to Energy Market?

Covanta Energy, China Everbright, and others.


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