1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 14
1.2 DEFINITION 14
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 14
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED 15
1.4 CURRENCY 15
1.5 STAKEHOLDERS 15

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 16
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 17
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 17
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 18
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 18
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primaries 19
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 19
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 20
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 21
2.2.3 MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION 21
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 22
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 23

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 24

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 27
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN OVERALL DISTRICT HEATING MARKET 27
4.2 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 28
4.3 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY 28
4.4 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY COUNTRY 29

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 30
5.1 INTRODUCTION 30
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 30
5.2.1 DRIVERS 31
5.2.1.1 Increasing demand for energy-efficient and cost-effective heating systems 31
5.2.1.2 Growing urbanization and industrialization 31
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5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 31
5.2.2.1 High infrastructure cost 31
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 32
5.2.3.1 Technological advancements and digitalization 32
5.2.3.2 Initiatives related to clean energy production and stringent legislative regulation to reduce greenhouse gas emission 32
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 33
5.2.4.1 Need for robust transportation equipment 33

6 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY HEAT SOURCE 34
6.1 INTRODUCTION 35
6.2 COAL 35
6.2.1 APAC IS EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE GROWTH OF THE COAL SOURCE USED FOR DISTRICT HEATING 35
6.3 NATURAL GAS 36
6.3.1 THE GROWTH OF THE NATURAL GAS SOURCE IS DRIVEN BY ITS HIGH EFFICIENCY ON NET CALORIFIC VALUES 36
6.4 RENEWABLE 37
6.4.1 THE GROWTH OF THE RENEWABLE HEAT SOURCE IS PRIMARILY ATTRIBUTED TO GROWING INITIATIVES TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION 37
6.5 OIL AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS 38
6.5.1 EUROPE HOLD LARGEST SHARE OF THE OIL AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS SOURCE FOR DISTRICT HEATING 38
6.6 OTHERS 38
6.6.1 FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND EFFICIENT USE OF HEAT DRIVING THE GROWTH OF OTHERS HEAR SOURCE 38

7 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY PLANT TYPE 40
7.1 INTRODUCTION 41
7.2 BOILER 41
7.2.1 CONVENIENT HEATING DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE BOILER PLANTS 41
7.3 COMBINED HEAT AND POWER (CHP) 42
7.3.1 THE GROWTH OF THE CHP PLANT IS ATTRIBUTED TO LOW CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND REDUCED HEAT LOSSES 42
7.4 OTHERS 42
7.4.1 EFFICIENT USE OF HEAT SOURCES DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE OTHER PLANT 42

8 DISTRICT HEATING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 44
8.1 INTRODUCTION 45
8.2 RESIDENTIAL 45
8.2.1 THE INITIATIVES TAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION PROPELLING THE GROWTH OF THE DISTRICT HEATING MARKET IN RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS 45
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8.3 COMMERCIAL 46
8.3.1 HIGHER ADOPTION RATE OF DISTRICT HEATING SOLUTION FOR OFFICES AND MALLS DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE COMMERCIAL APPLICATION 46
8.4 INDUSTRIAL 47
8.4.1 GROWING INDUSTRIALIZATION DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE DISTRICT HEATING MARKET IN INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION 47

9 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 48
9.1 INTRODUCTION 49
9.2 AMERICAS 50
9.2.1 US 52
9.2.1.1 Growing modern construction in residential and commercial buildings driving the growth of the market in the US 52
9.2.2 CANADA 54
9.2.2.1 Government initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emission propelling the growth of the market in Canada 54
9.2.3 SOUTH AMERICA 55
9.2.3.1 Growing public–private partnerships to set out policies and investment required for district heating driving the growth of the market in South America 55
9.3 EUROPE 56
9.3.1 RUSSIA 59
9.3.1.1 Residential application expected to dominate the growth of the market in Russia 59
9.3.2 GERMANY 61
9.3.2.1 The growth of the market in Germany is attributed to the legislative framework of the country to reduce the greenhouse gas emission 61
9.3.3 UK 62
9.3.3.1 Government initiatives are likely to drive the growth of the market in the UK 62
9.3.4 FRANCE 63
9.3.4.1 Rising residential building permits and low housing loan interest rate propelling the growth of the residential application in France 63
9.3.5 SWEDEN 64
9.3.5.1 Renewable heat source hold the largest share of district heating market in the country 64
9.3.6 DENMARK 66
9.3.6.1 CHP plant hold largest share of the district heating market in Denmark 66
9.3.7 OTHER SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES 67
9.3.7.1 Residential application hold largest share of the district heating market in the region 67
9.3.8 REST OF EUROPE 68
9.3.8.1 Renewable heat source is expected to dominate the growth of the district heating market in the region 68
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9.4 APAC 70
9.4.1 CHINA 72
9.4.1.1 Rapid growing urbanization in the country is propelling the growth of the district heating market 72
9.4.2 JAPAN 73
9.4.2.1 Government initiatives are expected to drive the district heating market in Japan 73
9.4.3 SOUTH KOREA 75
9.4.3.1 Continuous increase in the number of households connected to district heating drives the market in the country 75

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 77
10.1 INTRODUCTION 77
10.2 RANKING ANALYSIS OF PLAYERS IN DISTRICT HEATING MARKET 77
10.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 78
10.3.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 79
10.3.2 AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, CONTRACTS, AND COLLABORATIONS 79
10.3.3 EXPANSIONS 80

11 COMPANY PROFILES 81
(Business Overview, Products/Service Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
11.1 KEY PLAYERS 81
11.1.1 FORTUM 81
11.1.2 VATTENFALL 84
11.1.3 ENGIE 87
11.1.4 DANFOSS 90
11.1.5 NRG ENERGY 93
11.1.6 STATKRAFT 95
11.1.7 SHINRYO CORPORATION 97
11.1.8 LOGSTOR 98
11.1.9 VITAL ENERGI 100
11.1.10 KELAG 102
11.2 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 103
11.2.1 GOTEBORG ENERGI 103
11.2.2 FVB ENERGY 103
11.2.3 ALFA LAVAL 103
11.2.4 RAMBOLL GROUP 104
11.2.5 SAVON VOIMA 104
11.2.6 ENWAVE ENERGY 105
11.2.7 ORSTED 105
11.2.8 HELEN 106
11.2.9 KEPPEL DHCS 106
11.2.10 STEAG NEW ENERGIES 106
*Details on Business Overview, Products/Service Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 107
12.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 107
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 108
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 110
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION 112
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 112
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 113