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Steam Turbine Market Size By Design (Reaction, Impulse), By Exhaust (Condensing, Non-condensing), By Fuel (Fossil Fuel, Biomass, Geothermal), By Technology (Steam Cycle, Combined Cycle, Cogeneration), End-use, Capacity & Global Forecast, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GMI1269
  • Published Date: May 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Steam Turbine Market Size

Steam Turbine Market size exceeded USD 16 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 5.3% from 2022 to 2030.

Steam turbine Market

Favorable regulatory measures to limit carbon footprints coupled with increasing investments in the development of large-scale thermal power projects will drive the industry scenario. A paradigm shift toward cogeneration & combined cycle technologies will positively sway the market outlook. Moreover, rising investments in the deployment of ultra-supercritical & supercritical thermal plants along with the growing utilization of geothermal energy will favor the global business.

Steam Turbine Market Analysis

Steam Turbine Market Size By Design

The impulse steam turbine market is projected to attain 5.3% gains during 2022-2030. Wide-scale deployments across large industries including petrochemical, chemical, refineries, pulp & paper, and food processing plants will foster the segment growth. The technological advancements offer key benefits including compact size, easy maintenance & low cost, thus accelerating the market demand.

Extensive investments in addition of new generating capacities combined with rising electricity demand primarily across developing nations will spur the condensing steam turbine acceptance. Its ability to extract maximum energy from steam makes it a preferable option for thermal power generation, which in turn will be influencing the market outlook. The growing awareness of environmental & energy security together with the increasing adoption of advanced auxiliary technologies will boost the industry landscape.

The fossil fuel powered steam turbine market segment held nearly 90% of the revenue share in 2021. Increasing investments in combined cycle plants and continuous expansion of coal-fired generating capacity will augment the business landscape.

Industrial application is set to witness an upsurge due to a growing demand for onsite power generation and a positive outlook for steam-intensive industries. Increasing applicability across sugar plants, refineries, pulp & paper plants, and chemical plants will bolster the steam turbine market share. Favorable policies on the addition of power-generating capacities to meet the rising electricity demand and mitigate demand-supply mismatch will foster the business dynamics.

The >3 MW - 100 MW rated steam turbines will project an appreciable momentum on account of surging deployments of large-scale power-generating stations including thermal & combined cycle plants. The growing deployment of super and ultra-super-critical technology together with the conversion of existing power stations into combined-cycle systems are some of the paramount factors, stimulating product adoption. Ongoing government initiatives to incorporate a sustainable energy network combined with the incorporation of energy-efficient technologies will further energize the industry dynamics.


Steam Turbine Market Share By Technology

The combined cycle power plants segment is predicted to register 5.2% growth rate between 2022 and 2030. Steam turbines are deployed with gas turbines to enhance the plant efficiency by utilizing the exhaust gas heat to produce more power. Stringent emission norms to limit GHG emissions and declining natural gas prices will propel steam turbine market revenue share. The ongoing government efforts to promote domestic manufacturing in line with a positive outlook toward long-term political stability will also fuel the industry potential.

The COVID-19 pandemic has a marginal effect on the steam turbine industry owing to the imposition of lockdowns and a significant decline in the capital expenditure, in terms of upgrades & expansion of power generation activities. However, government measures to resume operations across large industries, manufacturing facilities, and infrastructure projects will stimulate the market growth. Stringent emission norms & unreliable power supply and an increasing demand for clean power generation will prompt product deployment.

The Asia Pacific steam turbine market size is poised to surpass USD 20 billion by 2030. Rising significant thermal capacity additions and a beneficial impact of the utilization of geothermal energy will garner the industry overview. The increasing utilization of cogeneration technology along with the flourishing industrial sector will escalate growth.

The North America region to showcase significant growth driven by the growing penetration of combined cycle technologies to captive power generation across heavy industries. A paradigm shift toward the manufacturing sector merged with increasing applicability across the food & beverage, pulp & paper, and metal industries will complement product penetration. Additionally, the ongoing replacement of retired coal-fired power plants with combined cycle technology will further support market valuation.

Steam Turbine Market Share

Major steam turbine market participants include

  • Siemens Energy
  • Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation
  • General Electric
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  • Ansaldo Energia
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries
  • MAN Energy Solutions
  • Elliott Group
  • Hangzhou Steam Turbine
  • Doosan Škoda Power
  • Fuji Electric
  • Howden Group
  • Shin Nippon Machinery
  • Mitsui E&S Holdings Co.
  • CTMI - Steam Turbines
  • Turbotech Precision Engineering
  • PBS Group
  • Triveni Turbine

Robust product innovations and collaborations among the players will energize the market statistics.

This market research report on steam turbine includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of USD from 2022 to 2030 for the following segments:

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Market, By Design

  • Reaction
  • Impulse

Market, By Exhaust

  • Condensing
  • Non-condensing

Market, By Fuel

  • Fossil fuel
  • Biomass
  • Geothermal

Market, By End-use

  • Industrial
    • Refinery
    • Chemical plant
    • Sugar plant
    • Pulp & paper
    • Others
  • Utility

Market, By Capacity

  • ≤3 MW
  • >3 MW - 100 MW
  • >100 MW

Market, By Technology

  • Steam cycle
  • Combined cycle
  • Cogeneration

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Iran
    • Egypt
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Turkey
    • Morocco
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Chile


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Shubham Chaudhary

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for steam turbine surpassed USD 16 billion in 2021 and is predicted to record a 5.3% CAGR during 2022-2030, says this GMI report.

Impulse steam turbine segment will register 5.3% CAGR through 2030 because of the wide usage of the product design across large-scale industries, such as chemical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, refineries, and food processing plants.

Fossil fuels dominated around 90% of the market share in 2021 due to the rising investments in combined cycle plants and the consistent expansion of the capacity of coal-fired power plants.

Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation, Siemens Energy, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, General Electric, MAN Energy Solutions, Elliott Group, and Fuji Electric, among several others, are the leading industry participants.

Steam Turbine Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 1744
  • Countries covered: 28
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