Gas Engine Market Forecast and Growth 2031

Gas Engine Market Size and Forecast (2021 - 2031), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Fuel Type (Natural Gas, Special Gas), By Power Output (100–300 kW, 300–500 kW, 0.5–1 MW, 1–2 MW, 2–5 MW, 5–10 MW, 10–20 MW), By End-User (Remote (Mining, Drilling, Others)), Mid-Stream Oil and Gas, Heavy Industries (Chemicals, Paper, Metals, Food and Beverages, Others) Light Manufacturing, Utilities (Grid, IPP, Others), Biogas, Datacenters, MUSH, Commercial, and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00015324
  • Category : Energy and Power
  • No. of Pages : 150
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The Gas Engine Market size is projected to reach US$ 7,029.48 million by 2031 from US$ 4,259.80 million in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.5% in 2023–2031. The expanding adoption of natural gas for power generation in industrial, construction and commercial sectors is likely to remain a key gas engine market trend.

Gas Engine Market Analysis

Expanding demand for natural gas-powered engines in applications in heavy industries such as metal, chemicals and food processing, is driving the market at a substantial rate. Further, increasing concerns regarding emissions and enhancing regulatory standards are supporting the market growth. In the gas engine market, mid-stream oil and gas, remote,  heavy industries, light manufacturing, utilities, biogas, datacenters, MUSH, and commercial are end users.

Gas Engine Market Overview

Governments of various nations are executing specific regulations to control the emissions of diesel and petrol engines; thus inducing engine manufacturers to opt for alternative fuel solutions such as natural gases. Gas engines release less emissions to generate a sufficient amount of with power high competence. The emission monitoring and monitoring associations from various nations are enforcing strict regulations on the usage of diesel engines and generators. To meet these regulatory guidelines, numerous industries are employing gas engines and generators for power generation. Large and medium-sized enterprises are shifting toward distributed power generation practices to control costs by producing their own power. Companies are already adopting gas engines for power backup or additional power needs, while the advent of distributed gas generation is emerging as a key trend in the gas engine market.

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Gas Engine Market: Strategic Insights

Gas Engine Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 4,259.80 million
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 7,029.48 million

Market Dynamics

  • Rise in Production of Natural Gas
  • Distributed Gas Generation
  • Surging Adoption of Gas Engines in Developing Countries

Key Players

  • INNIO Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG
  • Caterpillar Inc
  • Cummins Inc
  • Fairbanks Morse, LLC
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd
  • Liebherr
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd
  • R Schmitt Enertec GmbH
  • Wärtsilä Corporation

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

Fuel Type
  • Natural Gas
  • Special Gas
Power Output
  • 100–300 kW
  • 300–500 kW
  • 0.5–1 MW
  • 1–2 MW
  • 2–5 MW
  • 5–10 MW
  • 10–20 MW
  • Remote
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Gas Engine Market Drivers and Opportunities

Growing Demand for Natural Gas to Favor Gas Engine Market

The demand for gas engines is growing in the power generation industry with novel emission control policies. The industrial sector, including metals, chemicals, and manufacturing industries, is a major contributor to the accelerating demand for gas engines. The generation of natural gas, which is necessary for the operation of gas engines, is rising at a substantial rate. Major applications such as electricity generation, heating, and vehicle functioning is strengthening the requirement for natural gas engines. Hence, to offer a resolution for sudden power outages, the utility service companies are utilizing gas generators to manage peak loads. Thus, the constant surge in demand from developing and developed countries is one of the key factors driving gas engine market growth.

Rising Adoption of Gas Engines in Developing Nations– An Opportunity in the Gas Engine Market

The increase in population and the lack of supporting infrastructure for electric technologies are the major factors supporting the gas engine market. Electric devices, electric motors, solar plants, and wind projects are more costly than gas engines, which is compelling the preference of various nations toward gas engines as an environment-friendly alternatie. Further, developments in the emission standards for diesel engines for which various end-use industries are shifting to gas engines for low emissions. Emerging nations are effectively inclining towards adopting natural gas for power generation. Thus, the growing popularity of natural gas is anticipated to offer lucrative opportunities for the gas engine market.

Gas Engine Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the gas engine market analysis are fuel type, power output, and end-user.

  • Based on the fuel type, the gas engine market has been divided into natural gas and special gas. The natural gas segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • In terms of power output, the market has been segmented into 100–300 kW, 300–500 kW, 0.5–1 MW, 1–2 MW, 2–5 MW, 5–10 MW, and 10–20 MW. The 300–500 kW segment dominated the market in 2023.
  • In terms of end-user, the market has been segmented into Remote (Mining, Drilling, Others), Mid-Stream Oil and Gas, Heavy Industries (Chemicals, Paper, Metals, Food and Beverages, Others), Light Manufacturing, Utilities (Grid, IPP, Others), Biogas, Datacenters, MUSH, Commercial. The Heavy Industries segment dominated the market in 2023.

Gas Engine Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the gas engine market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America/South & Central America.

The gas engine market in Europe is further segmented into the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Russia, and the Rest of Europe. Germany, France, the UK, and Italy are major countries for European gas engine market. Strong adoption of gas engines for utilities, remote sector, and industrial equipment is likely to lead the European gas engine market. Also, the strong presence of prominent engine manufacturers in the European region, such as INNIO and Liebherr, is encouraging market expansion. Stern pollution regulations and mounting diesel engine pollution are pushing the industries and utility sector to utilize natural gases for engines, which is also having a positive impact on market development.

Gas Engine Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 4,259.80 million
Market Size by 2031 US$ 7,029.48 million
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 6.5%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Fuel Type
  • Natural Gas
  • Special Gas
By Power Output
  • 100–300 kW
  • 300–500 kW
  • 0.5–1 MW
  • 1–2 MW
  • 2–5 MW
  • 5–10 MW
  • 10–20 MW
By End-User
  • Remote
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • INNIO Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG
  • Caterpillar Inc
  • Cummins Inc
  • Fairbanks Morse, LLC
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd
  • Liebherr
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd
  • R Schmitt Enertec GmbH
  • Wärtsilä Corporation
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    Gas Engine Market News and Recent Developments

    The Gas Engine Market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. The following is a list of developments in the market for innovations, business expansion, and strategies:

    • In February 2023, Cummins Inc. announced it to introduce the next engine in the fuel-agnostic series, the X10, in North America in 2026. (Source: Cummins Inc., Press Release/Company Website/Newsletter)
    • In March 2023, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd., a subsidairy of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, introduced SGP M2000, a new natural gas engine cogeneration system with a generation output of 2,000kW. (Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, Press Release/Company Website/Newsletter)

    Gas Engine Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

    The “Gas Engine Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering the following areas:

    • Gas Engine Marketsize and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
    • Market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
    • Gas Engine Market Trends
    • Detailed PEST and SWOT analysis
    • Gas Engine Market analysis covering key market trends, Global and regional framework, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
    • Gas Engine MarketIndustry, landscape and competition analysis, covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments
    • Detailed company profiles
    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Fuel Type , Power Output (100

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

    Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

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