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Diesel Generator Sets - Distributed Reciprocating Engines for Portable, Standby, Prime, Continuous, and Cogeneration Applications

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Diesel Generator Sets - Distributed Reciprocating Engines for Portable, Standby, Prime, Continuous, and Cogeneration Applications
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Diesel-fueled generator sets (gensets) are distributed power generation units that use reciprocating internal combustion engines to produce useable energy from gaseous fuels. Distributed generation has the advantage of going online more quickly than traditional large centralized power stations, reducing demand pressure on the electrical grid and reducing inefficiencies that are common in centralized power generation, transmission, and distribution. As a source of emergency standby, prime, or continuous power, diesel-fueled gensets are poised for continued growth in most regions and power classes but face increasing competition from natural gas and dual-fuel configurations.

The number of specialized segments within the genset market spanning power classes, applications, and end-use customers offers a rich ecosystem of opportunities for market participants. As a whole, the market has experienced steady growth, but a boom in unconventional gas resources and tightening regulations targeting stationary generator emissions point to a turning point in the industry. Pike Research forecasts that diesel genset installations will reach 82 GW per year by 2018, representing $198 billion in cumulative revenue between 2013 and 2018.

This Pike Research report analyzes the global market potential for diesel gensets, from less than 15 kW to 6 MW, for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. The study includes in-depth assessments of global regions for capacity installations, an analysis of global gas resource development, and profiles of the key industry players engaged in this market. Worldwide market forecasts are provided through 2018 for annual installations and revenue, segmented by region and by power class.

Key Questions Addressed:

• What is the size of the global market opportunity for diesel gensets?
• How will the boom in unconventional gas resources and tightening emissions regulations for stationary generators affect the diesel genset market?
• How are emissions regulations affecting demand for diesel and natural gas gensets?
• Which power classes of gensets are poised for the strongest growth?
• How do natural disasters affect demand for standby generators?
• How will dual-fuel gensets affect the diesel genset market?
• Who are the key players in the market for diesel gensets?
• What are the global forecasts, for installations and revenue, for diesel gensets?

Who needs this report?

• Original equipment manufacturers
• Reciprocating engine distributors and technicians
• Genset packagers and installers
• Building owners
• Utilities
• Government agencies
• Investor community

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
1.1 Overview
1.2 Competitive Landscape
1.3 Market Overview

2. Market Issues

2.1 Overview
2.1.1 Distributed Generation in the Global Context
2.1.2 Gensets as a Distributed Generation Resource
2.1.3 Role of Diesel Gensets in the Distributed Generation Market
2.2 The Global Genset Market
2.2.1 Reciprocating Engine-Based Genset Shipments
2.2.2 Diesel Genset Market Share
2.2.3 Portable versus Stationary Gensets
2.3 Comparing Diesel and Natural Gas Gensets
2.3.1 Fuel Security
2.3.2 Emissions
2.3.3 Performance, Reliability, and Convenience
2.3.4 Cost
2.4 Diesel Genset Applications
2.4.1 Standby Power
2.4.2 Prime Power
2.4.3 Peak Shaving
2.4.4 Grid Support
2.4.5 Combined Heat and Power
2.5 Diesel Genset Markets
2.5.1 Consumer Market Opportunities
2.5.2 Commercial and Industrial Market Opportunities
2.6 Market Drivers
2.6.1 Emissions Regulations
2.6.2 Greater Adoption of Renewables
2.6.3 Increase in Catastrophic Power Outages
2.6.4 Rural Electrification
2.7 Market Barriers
2.7.1 Volatile Diesel Fuel Costs
2.7.2 Low Natural Gas Pricing in the U.S. Market
2.7.2.1 Europe
2.7.2.2 Asia Pacific
2.7.3 Interconnection and Utility Barriers
2.7.4 Maintenance Challenges and Cost

3. Diesel Genset Opportunities and Key Trends

3.1 Overview
3.2 Diesel Gensets and Remote Microgrids
3.3 Diesel Gensets and Military Forward Operating Bases
3.4 Biodiesel Gensets

4. Technology Issues

4.1 Overview
4.2 Engine Types for Diesel Genset Power Plants
4.2.1 Two-Stroke Low-Speed Diesel Engines
4.2.2 Four-Stroke Medium-Speed Diesel Engines
4.2.3 Engine Speed Considerations
4.2.4 Installed Costs
4.2.5 Diesel Fuel Costs
4.3 Genset Applications by Power Rating
4.3.1 Continuous Power
4.3.2 Prime Power
4.3.3 Standby/Backup Power
4.4 Diesel Genset Technology Development
4.4.1 Fuel Efficiency Improvements
4.4.1.1 Bi-Fuel Systems
4.4.2 Monitoring Systems and Software
4.4.3 Emission Control Techniques

5. Key Industry Players

5.1 Competitive Landscape
5.1.1 Briggs & Stratton
5.1.2 Caterpillar
5.1.3 Cummins
5.1.4 Dresser-Rand
5.1.5 GE Energy
5.1.6 Generac Power Systems
5.1.7 Guascor Power
5.1.8 Kohler Co.
5.1.9 MTU Onsite Energy
5.1.10 Perkins
5.1.11 Wärtsilä

6. Market Forecasts

6.1 Methodology
6.2 Key Flex Points
6.3 Genset Market Outlook
6.4 Diesel Genset Installations Forecast
6.4.1 Forecast by Region
6.4.2 Capacity Forecast by Power Class
6.4.3 Revenue Forecast by Power Class

7. Company Directory

8. Acronym and Abbreviation List

9. Table of Contents

10. Table of Charts and Figures

11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

• Annual Diesel Genset Installation Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Installed Distributed Generation Capacity by Region, World Markets: 2012
• Genset Units Shipped by Power Class, North America:2009-2012
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Power Class, North America: 2009-2012
• Market Share of Genset Capacity Shipped by Fuel Type, World Markets: 2012
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Application Type and Power Class, United States: 2011
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Application Type, United States: 2009-2011
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating Diesel Generators for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, $4/gallon No. 2 Diesel
• Average Annual Spot Price of Natural Gas by Market, World Markets: 2001-2011
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating 20 kW Diesel Generator for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, No. 2 Diesel
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating 200 kW Diesel Generator for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, No. 2 Diesel
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating 2,000 kW Diesel Generator for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, No. 2 Diesel
• Comparison of Installed Costs by Distributed Generation Technology, World Markets: 2012
• Annual Genset Installation Capacity by Fuel Type, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Installations Capacity by Power Class, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Installation Capacity CAGRs by Power Class and Region, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Revenue by Power Class, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Market Share of Diesel Genset Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2018
• REGLA 47.6 MW Packaged Diesel Power Station in Cuba
• Weekly No. 2 Diesel Retail Prices, United States: 1994-2013
• U.S. Department of Defense Small Generator Inventory
• Thermal Efficiency Variations, Based on Genset System Configuration
• Bi-Fuel Generator Fuel Use, 600 kWe
• Oil and Natural Gas Price Ratio, United States: 1990-2012
• Diesel Power Plant Installed Costs, Select Countries: 2008

List of Tables

• Applications and Markets for Diesel and Gas-Fired DG Technologies
• Estimated Genset Market Share by Fuel and Lower Power Classes, United States: 2012
• Estimated Genset Market Share by Fuel and Higher Power Classes, United States: 2012
• Example Emerging Opportunities for Diesel Gensets
• Estimated Losses per Hour of Grid Failure
• Installed Distributed Generation Capacity and Market Share by Region, World Markets: 2012
• Genset Units Shipped by Power Class, North America: 2009-2012
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Power Class, North America: 2009-2012
• Market Share of Genset Capacity Shipped by Fuel Type, World Markets: 2009-2012
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Application Type, United States: 2009-2011
• Genset Capacity Shipped by Application Type and Power Class, United States: 2011
• Average Spot Price of Natural Gas by Market, World Markets: 2001-2011
• Oil and Natural Gas Price Ratio, United States: 1990-2012
• Average Retail Fuel Cost of No. 2 Diesel, United States: 2000-2012
• Average Diesel Genset Fuel Consumption, Selected Loads and Duration
• Diesel Power Plant Installed Costs, Select Countries: 2008
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating Diesel Generators for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, $2/gallon No. 2 Diesel
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating Diesel Generators for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, $4/gallon No. 2 Diesel
• Estimated Cost of Fuel for Operating Diesel Generators for Selected Durations of Time at 3/4 Load, $6/gallon No. 2 Diesel
• Comparison of Installed Costs by Distributed Generation Technology, World Markets: 2012
• Reciprocating Engine Types by Speed (Available MW Ratings)
• Snapshot of Genset Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Market
• Annual Genset Installation Capacity by Fuel Type, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Genset Installation Capacity Market Share by Fuel Type, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Installation Capacity by Region and Power Class, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Revenue by Region and Power Class, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Annual Diesel Genset Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2018
• Cumulative Diesel Genset Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2018


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