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360 Degree Perspective of the Environmental Industry and Review of Major Trends by 2020


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Analyst briefing- Environment & Building Technologies by Konkana Khaund, Frost & Sullivan.

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360 Degree Perspective of the Environmental Industry and Review of Major Trends by 2020

  1. 1. 360 Degree Perspective of the Environmental Industryand Review of Major Trends by 2020 Q2 Analyst Briefing Environment & Building Technologies Apr 20, 2011 Presented by: Konkana Khaund Industry Manager Environment and Building Technologies Practice
  2. 2. Today’s Presenters Konkana Khaund, Industry Manager – North America Environment & Building Technologies 2
  3. 3. Future Mega Trends and Implications to Environmental Industry 3
  4. 4. The Interplay of Environmental Issues Green Monitoring and Diagnostics Environmental Management Air Pollution Control Sustainability with Waste Management Cross-impact of Social Diverse Issues Responsibility Water and Green Supply Wastewater Chain Management Circular Low Emission Environmental Economy/Cradle- Future Protection and to-Cradle Security Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. Achieving environmental sustainability depends on a multitude of factors exerting simultaneous influence 4
  5. 5. Poll Question #1 1. What is your opinion of the current legislation in the environmental area? A. Effective in stirring dialogue for change B. Adequate for tangible change C. Grossly inadequate 5
  6. 6. Urbanization Trends will Impact Environmental PrioritiesNeeds from emerging deurbanized cities and corridors will create new challenges and opportunities 1950s Urbanization 2020s: Branded Cities Ring road Creation of Western Hemisphere motorway, living the historic will face an increasing areas growing center and trend of deurbanization outside the ring districts road as seen in London 2000s Suburbanization Urban sprawl, first Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. highways and ring road 2015s Network City • Emerging urban layouts will have a tremendous impact on environmental Third suburban area issues and cities along the highways created, ring road overblown by urban sprawl 6
  7. 7. Top Trends in the Environmental Industry 7
  8. 8. Global Environmental IndustryAnticipated Timeline for Major Issues Major Issues 2010 2015 2020 Water Mandate for water Water stress Deregulation and public- becomes the footprinting and private-partnerships (PPP) Drinking water and new carbon reporting globallyWater Issues sanitation Price stability Drinking and sanitation needs for Revisiting drinking water developing countries security “Green” dominates Mandatory standards for UV joined by ozone, chain of command cradle-to-cradle production Concerns on chlorine by-products advanced oxidation, andSustainability process chlorine alternatives andEnvironmental Information technology Global sustainability Security Regulators take class plugs Into Membranes and reverse rankings actions environmental osmosis, EDI – diagnostics electrodeionization Bioremediation Streamlining of landfill Environmental regulations Carbon becomes a information monitoringEnvironment Municipalities establish business imperativeManagement China overtakes the commercial links of selling treated Issues wastewater to industry Accelerated investment Water security planning United States as the world’s biggest emitter in carbon capture gains momentum of CO2 and storage Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 8
  9. 9. Key Sustainability DriversPolitical andFinancial Regional/national environmental Business and financial agencies International agencies protection agencies Social Rapid population growth Water quality and Water supply and sanitation and urbanization public health needs of remote communitiesEcological Carbon footprint Storm/flood Aquatic biodiversity water management Water stress and habitatsEconomical Water reuse and recycling Water tariffs Material resource and energy recovery (membranes, chlorine injections) 9
  10. 10. Water and Wastewater—A Key Global Challenge Water availability, security, and the problems of The Size of the Problem wastewater management are challenged by three interlocking crises that make present supply and distribution systems unsustainable: Rising costs Global populations are expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050. Changing demographics Inadequate infrastructure and management systems. Quality Only 1% of the Earths fresh water is available for withdrawal and human use. Inadequate attention from various sources continue to spell uncertainty. Cost Successful and sustained water and wastewater management will need new investments. Communities should plan water and wastewater management against future scenarios Demographics Quality 10
  11. 11. Poll Question #2 2. Should we price water as a commodity? A. Yes B. Yes, with reservations C. No 11
  12. 12. Regulatory PerspectiveAmerican A mixed bag WORLD WATER WEEKCleanEnergy and of bills making StockholmSecurity headlines “Review regulatory directives;Act in 2009 Highlighting Water Stress and Water Foot “Reduce GHG emissions with varying printing” by 83 percent over 2005 levels by 2050” priorities and mandates UNCCC, 2009 -California Global Copenhagen ClimateWarming Solutions Act “Outcome – Summit Still Divided on“GHG reductions to 1990 levels by Climate2020” “Copenhagen Green Climate Fund - Change” $30 billion to developing nations to fight climate change issues” Other state and provincial initiatives: United States—Oregon, New York, Florida, Connecticut Ontario, Canada—Green Energy Act British Columbia, Canada—Environmental Assessment Act 12
  13. 13. Key Market Opportunities in 2020 13
  14. 14. The Integrated Industry Overview—2020 Environmental Issues and the Urban Infrastructure Setting Smart infrastructure: MultimodalSmart buildings: At least 50% of transport hubs providing air, rail,buildings will be green and road connectivity to otherintelligent, built with building megacities. Smart energy: Aboutintegrated photovoltaics (BIPV); 20% of the energy20% of the buildings will be net produced in a city will bezero energy buildings. renewable (wind, solar).Smart technology:Intelligentcommunicationssystems connecting Megatrends inhome, office, iPhoneand car on a single parallel industrieswireless IT platform. will influence the environmental sector and present new Smart grid: opportunities for Infrastructure to enable suppliers real-time monitoring of power flow and provide energy surplus back to the grid. Satellite towns: The main city center will merge with several satellite towns to form one megacity. Smart cars: At least 10% of cars will be electric, with free fast-charging stations every half mile. Impact zone for water, waste management, environmental management Source: Google Images 14
  15. 15. Opportunity Triggers—Major Trends by 2020High Impact Marketplace established for water trading between municipalities and commerce 2015 Europe and North America evaluate The Asia-Pacific region emerges as the best options to tackle extreme strongest market opportunity for weather -related flooding biosolids UV joined by ozone, advanced oxidation, Sludge generation in and chlorine alternatives 2020 developing countries triggers biogas and waste in Biosolid concerns in the municipal sector the energy market catalyze growth in Europe and the Projected United States Complex contaminantsImpact on the such as endocrine Interest in nonchlorine EU water reuse and disruptors gain focal Industry disinfectants and recycling catalyzes growth; point techniques such as UV China and India boost momentum Rainwater harvesting systems Decentralized systems market heats up in emerge as a strong market in the Southern, Central and Eastern Europe Asia-Pacific region Drinking water and sanitation Sludge dewatering continues to be needs in Asia, the Middle East, the choice for developing countries Latin America, and Africa Produced water sector for oil and gas establishes presence Carbon footprint drives energy recovery particularly in 2010 industriesLow Impact Immediate Long Term Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 15
  16. 16. Addressing Market and Customer Needs 16
  17. 17. Current Trends and Challenges to Market Growth 1-2 yrs 3-5 yrs 6-10 yrs Government support stemming from a need to satisfy resource demand in a sustainable way and curb carbon emissionsMarket Drivers Lack of resource supply to meet existing demand on a regional basis Addressing needs of aging infrastructure requirements globally Corporate social responsibility and sustainability considerations Economic instability, reductions in capitalMarket Restraints expenditures and budget constraints Planning issues and slow regulations for energy and resources, including technology adoption Slow adoption rate for innovative technology and high investments Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 17
  18. 18. Environmental Market SegmentsGlobal Snapshot of Projected Growth of Select Segments 2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 Water and Example: North American Market Opportunities by 2015 Wastewater • Water and wastewater treatment equipment dominate all key environmental market segments • Water and wastewater treatment equipment equals approximately $4.50 billionWaste Management • Bioremediation equals approximately $12.00 billion • Air pollution control equals $1.35 billion • Waste to energy equals 2,500 megawatts of Waste to Energy installed capacity Air Pollution Control Bioremediation Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 18
  19. 19. Global Water and Wastewater MarketsMarket Growth Opportunities Market Growth Opportunities Global growth for the past five years creating a sustainable buzz Environmental Growing demand for Intrinsic link to energy markets Clean water is the oil of the 21st century, legislation Initiatives to Quality potable water representing a rising demand for a fixed raise access to Private sector requirements resource Drivers DriversDriversDrivers sanitation investment Restraints Restraints 35,000RestraintsRestraints 30,000 Failed privatization Market Regionally 25,000 ventures maturity in the poor Lack of ($ million) European enforcement public 20,000 Union (and sector United States) capital 15,000 10,000 5,000 - 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Water Wastewater Sludge 19
  20. 20. Emerging Technologies and New Business Models of the Future 20
  21. 21. Competitive Tiers and Future Evolution Market Evolution Technology incubators, third-party solution and Consolidation providers and integrators Traditional Positioning Manufacturers Diversification, Monitoring, quality control, health and safety collaboration and providers, IT solution providersCompetitive Tiers new capability Environemntal consulting creation with companies/service providers market evolution Municipalities, grid-security solution Turnkey providers, power infrastructure providers, IT infrastructure solution providers providers 21
  22. 22. Competitive Focus and Positioning Innovation to Drive Positioning of Players Supply chain and Advanced environmental quality logistics monitoring management for remote Advanced waste deployments management for nuclear waste and Packaged carbon waste solutions for small communities Technology and market trends will shape competitive focus Water grid Technology management and Market Market monitoringTurnkey solutions Readiness to respond to these for water, waste changing trends will influenceand sanitation for growth of market participants byemerging markets ensuring potentially high returns Carbon capture, storage and Technology sequestration diversification to include treatments for complex environmental contaminants Strategy for operating Value recovery and decentralized market treatment of by-products systems 22
  23. 23. Meeting Emerging Environmental Challenges 23
  24. 24. Global Water Shortages Will Drive Water Strategyand Planning Issues Intelligent water planning to be strictly followed by organizations in 2020 Mandates for water footprint and reporting Challenge from waste disposal and deep-sea burial issues will continue Emergence of new demand influencers Source: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and Frost & Sullivan analysis.Water stress in the above map is defined as:• Low when less than 10% of total available is withdrawn• Moderate when 10% to 20% of total available is withdrawn• Medium-High when 20% to 40% of total available is withdrawn• High when more than 40% of total available is withdrawn 24
  25. 25. Demand for Emerging Technology Solutions Energy and resource recovery from reverse osmosis desalination plants Demand from Asia, Africa, and the Water reuse and recycling systems Middle East will fuel market (membrane bioreactor the need for faster systems) * commercialization and deployment. Biogas generation from wastewater treatment (anaerobic digesters such as upflow anaerobic sludge blanket systems) Nutrient removal and wastewater treatment solutions for rapidly growing cities (moving bed bioreactor systems) Chemical-free, disinfection, and water and wastewater treatment (UV and ozone; OSHG and BHC; advanced water treatment technology such as UV, EDI, ozone; desalination) * 25
  26. 26. Continued Interest in DesalinationDriving Water Programs and Innovations Limited technological advancements continue to restrict the use of this process, however, prospects for innovation will keep this segment active 26
  27. 27. The Road Ahead 2020 and beyond Impact of Market Forces (Present to 2020 and beyond) Explore linkages for market commercialization of innovative technologies 2015 Water scarcity planning techniques and advanced treatment process to gain market traction Sustainability rankings to influence Market proliferation of smart concepts corporate decisions and behavior Decentralized markets with enhanced Enhanced awareness for climate Present competitiveness change issues Growth in opportunities supported by Smart technologies make serious emerging demand from developed inroads into stress areas countries Stimulus funding Effective C02 reductions and adherence toward climate change Entry of sustainable technologies targets Infrastructure renewal opportunities Increased interest and attention for water scarcity planning and emission reductionSource: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 27
  28. 28. Focus Areas for Industry Participants Focus Areas Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. • Focus on technological innovations • Explore geographic concentration of opportunities • Adopt strategic alliances and partnerships • Maintain competitive differentiation 28
  29. 29. ConclusionKey Issues The Big Questionso Issues of water and energy are Commoditization of water—Is it time for converging . Efficiency is emerging as a seasonal water tariff? the most important value proposition. Green nuclear—How should the industryo Smart technology is redefining the address safe disposal and treatment market and becoming integral to energy practices? efficiency. “Smart” solutions have Smart technologies—How do we speed leapfrogged “green” solutions. up “concept to commerce”?o Technology convergence leads to Waste to value—Will there be viable convergence of competition and commercial linkages for treated redefined value chains. wastewater and hazardous waste? 29
  30. 30. Poll Question #33. How would you rate your currentcapabilities in meeting global challenges? A. Established global player B. Regional player, in need of global strategy C. Yet to make an informed market entry decision into global markets 30
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  34. 34. For Additional InformationBritni Myers Nils FrenkelCorporate Communications Sales DirectorEnergy & Environment Energy & Environment(210) 477-8481 (210) nils.frenkel@frost.comKonkana KhaundIndustry Manager – North AmericaEnvironment & Building Technologies(416) 34