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Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market - By Pipe (Pre-insulated Steel, Polymer), By Diameter (20 – 100 mm, 101 – 300 mm, ≥300 mm), By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial), & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI2571
  • Published Date: May 2023
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Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Size

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market size valued at USD 1.2 billion in 2022 and is projected to expand at 4.8% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The adoption of sustainable cooling systems and regulatory measures addressing greenhouse gas emissions will complement the market growth.
 

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market

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The increasing demand for space cooling and the growing penetration of renewable technologies will support the expansion of the industry. The longer life cycles, higher efficiencies, low maintenance & operational costs, as well as reduced cooling losses will boost the industry growth. The changing climatic conditions in Eastern and Central Europe, characterized by rising temperatures, will augment the Europe district cooling pipeline network market growth. Moreover, advancements in product technology, particularly in thermoplastic technology, and ongoing innovations aimed at developing efficient insulating materials. The market will be driven by the ease of transportation, efficient insulating properties, corrosion resistance, and low carbon emissions offered by these advancements will positively influence the business landscape.

 

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in supply chains, leading to delays and increased installation costs for new district cooling pipelines. As a result, the expansion of cooling networks has been hindered, potentially affecting the ability of certain regions to achieve their decarbonization goals. Additionally, the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic has created budget constraints and reduced public investment in infrastructure, posing challenges for the Europe district cooling pipeline network market in the sector. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the overall growth of the district cooling sector has been sustained by the rising need for efficient cooling solutions.

 

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Analysis

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Size, By Pipe, 2021 – 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on the pipe the market is segmented into pre-insulated pipes and polymer pipes. The pre-insulated pipe market reached USD 700 million in 2022. These pipes are manufactured by combining polyurethane foams with HDPE material coverings, offering excellent thermal efficiency and preventing heat loss during transportation. They have the capability to withstand temperatures exceeding 120°C and are cost-effective, making them suitable for countries with high heating demand. The Europe district cooling pipeline network market benefits from a diverse range of pipe diameters available, ranging from 20 mm to 1,200 mm. Similarly, ongoing investments in sustainable space heating infrastructure for commercial and residential establishments are influence the market growth.

 

The demand for polymer pipes over the past few years has witnessed a notable increase due to continuous advancements in thermoplastic technologies. These pipelines have gained popularity on account of their various advantages including flexibility, corrosion resistance, thermal and electrical insulation, low weight, and cost-effectiveness. The flexibility of polymer pipes enables convenient transportation in rolls, making them a preferred choice compared to other materials. However, these pipes are commonly used as service pipes in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. They are capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 95°C, making them suitable for district cooling pipeline purposes.

 

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Revenue Share, By Diameter, (2022)

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Based on diameter the Europe district cooling pipeline network market is segmented into 20 - 100 mm, 101 - 300 mm, and ≥300 mm. The 101 mm to 300 mm diameter pipes will grow at a rate of over 5.0% by 2032. This growth is impelled by investments in residential and commercial establishments, as well as the growing demand for efficient space cooling technologies across the region. Manufacturers are also investing in the development of innovative insulating materials to minimize losses, which will further contribute to industry expansion. The utilization of composite materials in these pipes has significantly improved their growth, making network installation easier.

 

The 20 mm to 100 mm diameter pipes is typically used in residential establishments with low to moderate peak cooling load demands. The increasing investments in single-family homes and multi-story residential apartments is anticipated to foster the adoption of these pipelines. In addition, the demand for sustainable HVAC technologies, supported by favorable subsidies and rebates from regulators, will further enhance the market for small diameter pipes. Moreover, the rising presence of multi-story residential buildings across Tier II & III cities will contribute to the Europe district cooling pipeline network market.

 

Based on application, the market has been segmented into residential, commercial and industrial segment. The residential application accounted for over USD 300 million in 2022. Growing urban population along with development of single-family houses and multi-story apartments will augment the industry growth. Countries like France and Sweden have experienced notable growth, primarily due to increased adoption of small-scale cooling systems. The demand for these systems will be propelled by stringent regulatory frameworks promoting sustainable building solutions and favorable government-supported renewable energy policies for the residential sector. Additionally, increasing investments in the real estate industry will positively impact Europe district cooling pipeline network market growth.

 

The commercial application will significantly grow on account of growing investments across sustainable and efficient building solutions along with expanding urban population. Countries like Germany, Sweden, and Denmark have experienced significant, driven by the increased integration of district cooling systems with sustainable technologies. The increasing demand for cooling space in the service industry will contribute to the market expansion. Ongoing development of IT parks, new Special Economic Zones (SEZs), and data centers within commercial establishments will proliferate the business scenario. Moreover, the implementation of stringent building emission regulations and increasing investments in green building structures will boost market growth. The robust expansion of smart city infrastructure and government financing schemes will also positively influence the Europe district cooling pipeline network market growth trajectory.

 

Sweden District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Size, 2020 – 2032 (USD Million)

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Sweden district cooling pipeline network market size cross USD 800 million by 2032. Sweden's district cooling networks are led by a strong commitment to sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The country has set ambitious targets for achieving carbon neutrality and promoting energy-efficient solutions, including district cooling. This has led to a proactive approach in implementing sustainable infrastructure and integrating it with other sustainable energy systems.

 

Moreover, development of smart and interconnected district cooling networks will foster the business growth. These networks leverage advanced technologies and control systems to optimize energy consumption, monitor performance, and improve overall system efficiency. They also enable better integration with renewable energy sources and demand response mechanisms. In addition, shifting trends toward environmentally friendly refrigerants with low global warming potential will augment the industry dynamics.

 

Europe District Cooling Pipeline Network Market Share

Key players operating across the Europe district cooling pipeline network market includes:

  • Future Pipe Industries
  • Eval Europe NV
  • Permapipe
  • Cosmoplast
  • Huntsman
  • REHAU
  • KE-Kelite
  • Aquatherm
  • Isoplus
  • CPV
  • ThermaFlex
  • Logstor
  • Brugg
  • Uponor

The leading players in the market are strategically focusing on increasing investments in research and development (R&D) and undertaking private initiatives to enhance their market presence. This strategy aims to drive innovation and technological advancements in the industry. Furthermore, there is a notable shift towards customization and the development of district cooling grids tailored to specific requirements. This includes expanding existing facilities to accommodate the growing consumer base.

 

This Europe district cooling pipeline network market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of ‘km’ & ‘USD” from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Pipe

  • Pre-Insulated Steel
    • 20-100 mm
    • 101-300 mm
    • ≥300 mm
  • Polymer
    • 20-100 mm
    • 101-300 mm
    • ≥300 mm

By Diameter

  • 20-100 mm
  • 101-300 mm
  • ≥300 mm

By Application

  • Residential
  • Commercial
    • College/University
    • Office Buildings
    • Government/Military
    • Other
  • Industrial

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Sweden
  • Italy
  • France
  • Finland
  • Austria
  • Norway
     
Authors: Ankit Gupta, Abhishek Chopra

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of Europe district cooling pipeline network was worth USD 1,248 million in 2022 and its cumulative installation is estimated to exceed 2,200 Km by 2032 owing to the adoption of sustainable cooling systems and regulatory measures addressing greenhouse gas emissions.

The residential application segment accounted for more than USD 300 million in 2022 and is estimated to grow steadily owing to the rising urban population, along with the rapid development of single-family houses and multi-story apartments.

The Sweden market for district cooling pipeline network is anticipated to amass over USD 800 million by 2032 driven by the growing shift towards sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Future Pipe Industries, Eval Europe NV, Permapipe, Cosmoplast, Huntsman, REHAU, KE-Kelite, Aquatherm, Isoplus, CPV, ThermaFlex, Logstor, Brugg, and Uponor are the top firms in the global market.

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