District Heating Market size to exceed USD 280 Billion by 2024

District Heating Market size will exceed USD 280 billion by 2024, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Rising concerns toward greenhouse gas emissions coupled with strong demand for efficient and cost effective systems will drive the district heating market size. Introduction of emissions reduction target by countries including China, UK, Denmark, Germany, and Russia under their climate action plans will complement the business outlook. Denmark, in its National Energy Policy and National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) has setup a target to completely phase out the usage of oil from heating applications across the building structure by 2035.

Growing industrialization and urbanization with introduction of building standards code towards energy efficiency will foster the district heating market. As per the World bank, in 2014 over 54% of the world’s population have shifted their base from rural to urban areas and the proportion is anticipated to rise to 66% by 2050.


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Germany district heating market size is set to exceed 300 PJ by 2024. Growing investment toward replacement of conventional heat and electricity generating systems with sustainable technologies including CHP and solar thermal will stimulate the business landscape. Regulators are planning to increase CHP electricity generation share from 18% in 2013 to 25% by 2020 through the introduction of incentives on adoption of these technologies.

Browse key industry insights spread across 175 pages with 272 market data tables & 9 figures & charts from the report, “District Heating Market Size By Source (CHP, Geothermal, Solar, Heat Only Boilers), By Application (Residential, Commercial/Institutional (College/University, Office, Government/Military), Industrial (Chemical, Refinery, Paper)), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Denmark, UK, China, Japan, South Korea), Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 – 2024” in detail along with the table of contents:

Adoption of clean energy over fossil fuels and flexibility to choose heat source will stimulate solar district heating market growth. In 2017, Finland based Savo-Solar announced the development of new 300 MW solar thermal heating system with a view to deliver surplus energy across the DH networks catering to Hämeenlinna city.

Economic viability, affordable price, reliable source, high quality service and low carbon footprints are some of the key features that will propel the district heating market share. European Union aim towards zero emission building by 2020, will further complement the industry outlook.

Growing measures toward energy security coupled with rising demand for renewable and cogeneration system will drive the Japan district heating market size. Government and financial institutions are making significant investments towards the development of gas fired district heating systems to cater their 2030 target of delivering 15% of total power from CHP technology.

Commercial district heating market share is projected to grow over 4% by 2024. Flourishing service sector leading to the development of new commercial spaces across the developing countries will facilitate the industry growth. In 2017, the state government of Glenrothes, UK provided final approval for the development of Next Generation District Heating Scheme worth USD 219 million, to serve commercial and public buildings.

Notable players across the district heating market include Vattenfall, Fortum, Stat Kraft, Ramboll, KDHC, STEAG, Logstor, Keppel DHCS, RWE AG,Dong Energy, Kelag Warme, NRG Energy, Hafslund ASA, Goteborg Energi, and Shinryo Corporation.

District heating market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of consumption (PJ) and revenue in USD from 2013 to 2024, for the following segments:

District Heating Market, By Source

  • CHP
  • Geothermal
  • Solar
  • Heat Only Boilers

District Heating Market, By Application  

  • Residential
  • Commercial/Institutional
  • College/University
  • Office
  • Government/Military
  • Industrial
  • Chemical
  • Refinery
  • Paper

The above information is provided on a country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Sweden
    • Finland
    • Italy
    • Denmark
    • UK
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Rest of World