Frost.com - Environmental Research http://www.frost.com/c/10229/home.do http://www.frost.com/c/10229/home.do - Environmental Research Frost & Sullivan Decentralized Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Technologies http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7AC-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7AC-01-00-00-00 Decentralized solid waste and waste water management could be a cost effective and simple way in which waste could be managed on site or near waste generating operations. Rapid population growth and industrialization has increased the necessity for decentralized treatment technologies. The current global scenario has created need for decentralized wastewater treatment as centralized wastewater treatment alone might not be sufficient for managing the huge volume of waste and wastewater generated. Decentralized solutions would have lower footprint and also relatively easier to maintain. This research services has identified the significance and top needs driving the need for Decentralized Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment Technologies. Various technologies for decentralized waste and wastewater treatment have been discussed and analysis of each technology is provided in detail and the development status of various technologies and its future is discussed. The research service also focuses on drivers and challenges. Region-wise trends have been discussed and the best technologies are identified based on various criteria. Wed, 7 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Atmospheric Water Generation Technology http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D835-00-1D-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D835-00-1D-00-00 More than one in every six people in the world lack sufficient access to potable water. Global water stress is the major driver for innovative water technologies. Atmospheric water generation, that is, converting atmospheric moisture into water, may provide an efficient solution to meet the water requirements of people living in arid and semi arid areas. This Future Tech TOE focuses on technology advances Atmostpheric Water Generation. It provides an in-depth analysis of drivers, challenges, and analyst insights. The Future Tech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures emerging innovations in research and development, or profile existing technologies which have seen a resurgence in terms of new markets and applications. It usually provides a technology overview, drivers, challenges, research and development, analyst insights and key patent information. In some cases, technology convergence scenarios and future growth opportunities are outlined. It covers innovations and technologies in a variety of industry spaces including manufacturing, sensors, electronics, information and communications technologies, networks, lighting technologies, healthcare, medical devices, materials and coatings, and developments in the energy sector that contribute toward a sustainable and greener world. The Environment and Sustainability cluster tracks developments and industry trends in technologies that contribute to the betterment of the environment or enable/aid environmental protection/preservation, mitigation and sustainability. Keywords: Atmospheric water generation, water management, water harvester, AWG, hybrid water generators Fri, 2 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Global Decentralized Packaged/Containerized Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Market, Forecast to 2023 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCDC-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCDC-01-00-00-00 This global study provides an in-depth analysis of the decentralized packaged/containerized water and wastewater treatment systems market, covering end users segments such as municipal, industrial, and commercial. The study forecasts the global market revenue to increase from $ 3.99 billion in 2016 to $ 6.08 billion in 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%. The geographical scope of the study includes the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The study is majorly segmented into water treatment systems and wastewater treatment systems. The treatment technologies covered under water treatment systems are membrane filtration, which includes reverse osmosis (RO), ultra-filtration (UF) and micro-filtration (MF); gravity filtration, which involves special media; ion exchange; and other systems/equipment such as dissolved air flotation (DAF) and disinfection units. The treatment technologies covered under wastewater treatment systems are membrane bioreactor (MBR), moving bed bioreactor (MBBR), submerged aerated filter (SAF), sequential bioreactor (SBR), rotating biological contactor (RBC), and other technologies such as sludge dewatering equipment and anaerobic treatment systems. The study covers the market revenue contribution of each of these technologies, in addition to breakdown by region and end users. It also covers the market revenue contribution by various treatment capacity ranges of the decentralized packaged/containerized water and wastewater treatment systems. There is an exclusive section that details the growth opportunities in the market. Key questions the study will answer are as follows: How is the growth of the market and its sustainability for the next 7 years? What are the growth factors (positive or negative) for the decentralized packaged/containerized WWWT systems market? What are the growth opportunities for the decentralized packaged/containerized WWWT systems based on end users, technology, and capacity range? What is the competitive landscape of the regions covered in the study? Which are the key regional hotspots and their market potential? What are the big predictions for the decentralized packaged/containerized WWWT systems market? In addition, the study provides valuable insights on market drivers and restraints. This study also highlights key market trends and regional hotspots, along with valuable insights on innovative business models, strategies for expansion, and offerings and services that can enhance value. Regional hotspots offer valuable insights on key countries where the prospects for decentralized packaged/containerized water and wastewater treatment systems are high. The study also highlights the market share of key participants through tier analysis. The competitive assessments are based on various factors such as quality, reliability, pricing, and innovation. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Growth Opportunities in the UK Water Retail Market, Forecast to 2022 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCE7-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCE7-01-00-00-00 Customer-centric innovation, digital transformation, value-added services, and exemplary customer service will drive the UK water retail market going forward. The market revenue is estimated at 4 billion, with a non-domestic customer base of about 1.2 million. This study includes the revenue forecast for 2017 2022 for three different scenarios: business as usual, optimistic, and conservative. For the business as usual scenario, the market is forecast to record a CAGR of 5.2% during 2017 2022, whereas for the conservative and optimistic scenarios, the market is forecast to record a CAGR of 2.5% and 10.5% respectively. Research Scope: The study estimates the size of the UK Water retail market for 2017 and provides a forecast till 2021. The forecast is provided for three scenarios, as the market (launched in April 2017) is expected to undergo dynamic changes in the coming years. The study also highlights the applicable visioning scenarios with their macro to micro implications. The visioning scenarios included are: social and demographic trends, industry Mega Trends, new business models, disruptive technologies, and competitive landscape trends. The study also underscores the key market drivers and restraints and discusses their impact during the forecast period (2017 2022). Frost & Sullivan has considered nine levers for growth in this market, highlighting vision and strategy and brand and demand growth opportunities. For each of these nine levers, key context and opportunities along with a call to action have been discussed in this study. The competitive landscape trend is provided by listing the retail companies that have branched out of UK water utilities, other independent water retail companies, and self-supply licensees. The study spells out the strategic imperatives and top predictions for the UK water retail market, which includes predictions on the importance of value-added services and disruptive technologies. For the benefit of the retail companies, the key trends and opportunities for attractive non-domestic customer segments have been also elucidated. The following are the key questions that this study seeks to answer: Is the market growing and if so, at what rate? What is the anticipated growth rate for this market between 2017 and 2022? What are the new business models and disruptive technologies? What are the impacts of social and demographic trends, industry Mega Trends, disruptive technologies, new business models, and competitive landscape on key customer segments in the UK? What are the key growth levers influencing the UK water retail market? What are the strategic imperatives for the UK water retail market? Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Water Conservation Technologies In Agriculture http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7BE-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7BE-01-00-00-00 Technologies play a major role in reducing water consumption. This current research service discusses about management practices and seven technologies that can reduce water consumption in agriculture: Drip irrigation, desalination, hydroponics, variable rate irrigation (VRI), aeroponics, atmospheric water generation (AWG), and sensors and smart meters. The research service also talks about global and region-wise trends of the technologies, Key technology stakeholders for each technology and Opportunity evaluation and technology evolution for next five years. Thu, 4 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Outlook of the Indian Waste Management and Recycling Market, 2017 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P940-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P940-01-00-00-00 Waste recycling is the key focus area within the waste management services market in India. Increasing population, growing consumerism, and high use of electrical and electronic equipment are increasing waste volumes across different type of waste streams. The lack of proper source segregation of waste hinders the potential of waste recycling. With the revision in regulations by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, source segregation, material recovery, waste treatment, and recycling markets are expected to witness high growth opportunities. Wed, 3 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Top Technologies in Environment and Sustainability, 2017 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7C3-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7C3-01-00-00-00 Rapid industrialization and the increasing population have impacted availability of natural resources and resulted in complex environmental issues globally. As a result, technological innovations to improve environmental protection have become crucial. This Top Technologies in Environment and Sustainability report focuses on the technologies from E&S sector which will impact multiple industries, applications, and regions. Technologies were chosen after weighing the importance of these issues carefully. The selection of the technologies is made using TechVision s proprietary selection process and methodology. Criteria like funding, the market potential of the technology, regional adoption, the technology s disruptiveness, megatrend impact and patenting activity, were considered while assessing each technology. The study offers in-depth strategic analysis of 10 important technologies including Precision Agriculture, Off Grid Desalination, Wastewater Membrane Filtration, Wastewater Nutrient Recovery, Zero Liquid Discharge, Micro Irrigation, Waste to Energy, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Produced Water Remediation and Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100