E Fuels Market

E Fuels Market

E-fuels Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Product (E-ammonia, E-methanol, E-gasoline, E-kerosene, E-methane, E-diesel and Other Products), State (Gas and Liquid), Conversion Process, Source, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2024 ID: SMRC25060

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $6.20 BN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $44.45 BN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global E-fuels Market is accounted for $6.20 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $44.45 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 32.5% during the forecast period. E-fuels, or electro fuels, refer to synthetic fuels produced through electrochemical processes that use renewable electricity to convert carbon dioxide and water into liquid or gaseous fuels. These fuels, such as hydrogen or synthetic hydrocarbons, can serve as a sustainable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. The production of e-fuels relies on renewable energy sources are making them a promising solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and advancing the transition to a cleaner energy future.

According to the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency, India is anticipated to be the third-largest traveler vehicle market by 2021 across the globe. Furthermore, automobile exports increased by 14.50%, in 2019.

Market Dynamics: 


Energy security

E-fuels, such as synthetic fuels produced through electrochemical processes, offer a means to store and transport renewable energy efficiently. This addresses the intermittency and seasonality of renewable sources, contributing to a more stable and secure energy supply. By reducing dependence on fossil fuels, e-fuels enhance energy security by mitigating the geopolitical risks associated with traditional fuel sources. Additionally, the ability to produce e-fuels locally promotes self-sufficiency and reduces vulnerability to disruptions in global energy markets, making it a strategic solution for enhancing overall energy security.


Feedstock availability

Feedstock availability is a critical restraint in the e-fuels market, impacting the production of synthetic fuels. E-fuels, derived from renewable sources like biomass, require substantial feedstocks such as agricultural residues or organic waste. The limited availability of these feedstocks can hinder the scalability and cost-effectiveness of e-fuel production. Competition for biomass resources with other industries, regulatory constraints, and logistical challenges in sourcing adequate feedstock quantities further contribute to this constraint. 

Global energy transition

The Global Energy Transition presents a significant opportunity for the e-fuels market as the world seeks sustainable alternatives to traditional fossil fuels. E-fuels, synthesized from renewable energy sources. These fuels offer a versatile solution for sectors that are challenging to electrify directly, such as aviation and heavy industry. With a growing emphasis on decarbonization, the e-fuels market provides a bridge between renewable energy generation and sectors dependent on liquid or gaseous fuels. This transition aligns with global climate goals, fostering a cleaner and more sustainable energy landscape while addressing the challenges of energy storage and transportation in a carbon-neutral manner.


Competition with direct electrification

Competition with direct electrification poses a significant threat to the e-fuels market as both technologies vie for dominance in the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable energy. While direct electrification offers a cleaner and more straightforward solution, e-fuels, which involve the synthesis of fuels using renewable energy, face challenges in terms of efficiency and cost. The race to establish a dominant position between these two approaches intensifies, with factors such as infrastructure development and policy frameworks influencing their respective market shares. Striking the right balance between direct electrification and e-fuels will be crucial for the energy industry to effectively make transition towards a more sustainable future.

Covid-19 Impact: 

Lockdowns and travel restrictions led to a decline in demand for traditional fuels, affecting the overall energy sector. However, this crisis has accelerated the focus on sustainable solutions, driving interest in e-fuels as an alternative. Governments and industries are increasingly recognizing the importance of reducing carbon emissions, creating opportunities for the growth of e-fuels. Despite initial setbacks, the pandemic has highlighted the need for resilient and eco-friendly energy sources, positioning e-fuels as a crucial player in the post-pandemic energy landscape.

The e-gasoline segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The e-gasoline segment is experiencing robust growth in the e-fuels market due to its potential to serve as a cleaner alternative to traditional gasoline. E-gasoline is produced through the electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide and hydrogen, often sourced from renewable energy. Its rise is fueled by the increasing demand for sustainable transportation solutions and efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The e-gasoline segment benefits from its compatibility with existing combustion engine infrastructure. Additionally, as automotive manufacturers and policymakers focus on decarbonizing the transportation sector, e-gasoline emerges as a promising component in the evolving landscape of e-fuels.

The transportation segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The transportation segment is experiencing rapid growth in the e-fuels market due to increasing global emphasis on decarbonization and the transition towards sustainable energy solutions. E-fuels, produced through electrochemical processes using renewable energy sources, offer a promising alternative to traditional fossil fuels. In transportation, particularly for aviation, shipping, and heavy-duty vehicles, where electrification may face challenges, e-fuels provide a viable option to reduce carbon emissions. Additionally, the existing infrastructure for liquid fuels and the compatibility of e-fuels with current combustion engines contribute to the segment's accelerated growth.

Region with largest share:

North American region is experiencing significant growth in the market, driven by a combination of environmental concerns and a growing emphasis on sustainable energy sources. Governments and industries in the region are increasingly investing in research and development to reduce carbon emissions, fostering the adoption of e-fuels as a cleaner alternative to traditional fuels. Advancements in technology and favorable regulatory policies are supporting the expansion of e-fuel infrastructure. Additionally, the region's commitment to decarbonisation has put North America as a key player in the global e-fuels market, contributing to its substantial growth.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia-Pacific region has experienced robust growth in the e-fuels market, driven by a surge in renewable energy initiatives and the need for sustainable alternatives. Governments across the region are increasingly investing in e-fuel technology to reduce carbon emissions and achieve climate goals. The abundance of renewable resources, such as solar and wind power, has provided a favorable environment for the development of e-fuel infrastructure in this region. Additionally, the rising demand for clean energy solutions in major economies like China and India has propelled the expansion of the e-fuels market in the Asia-Pacific.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in E-fuels market include Archer Daniels Midland Co., Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Carbon Recycling International, Cenex, Ceres Power Holding Plc , Clean Fuels Alliance America, E-Fuel Corporation, Enel Green Power, ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy, Inc., INFRA Synthetic Fuels, Inc., Mabanaft GmbH & Co.KG, MAN Energy Solutions and Neste.

Key Developments:

In January 2024, Mexico Pacific, a prominent LNG project developer, has solidified its collaboration with ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific by signing a third long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA). This latest agreement, covering an additional 1.2 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG, specifically pertains to Train 3 of the Saguaro Energia project situated on Mexico Pacific's west coast. The continued partnership between Mexico Pacific and ExxonMobil underscores the strategic significance of their alliance in the LNG sector.

In November 2023, Ceres Power Holdings plc announced that it will partner with Linde Engineering and Robert Bosch GmbH to evaluate its solid oxide electrolysis (SOEC) technology for use on an industrial scale. Ceres said it has signed contracts with the two companies for collaboration to validate the technology as a means for lower-cost green hydrogen production. The partners will work on a 1-MW SOEC demonstration project at a Bosch site in Stuttgart, Germany.

Products Covered:
• E-ammonia 
• E-methanol 
• E-gasoline 
• E-kerosene 
• E-methane 
• E-diesel 
• Other Products 

States Covered:
• Gas
• Liquid

Conversion Processes Covered:
• Power-to-X  
• Power-to-Liquid  
• Power-to-Gas  
• Other Conversion Processes  
Sources Covered:
• Air  
• Industrial Process  
• Water  
• Biomass Combustion  
• Other Sources  
End Users Covered:
• Transportation 
• Chemicals 
• Automotive 
• Power Generation 
• Other End Users   
Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan        
o China        
o India        
o Australia  
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific    
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa 
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

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- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
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- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
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- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary             
2 Preface             
 2.1 Abstract            
 2.2 Stake Holders            
 2.3 Research Scope            
 2.4 Research Methodology            
  2.4.1 Data Mining           
  2.4.2 Data Analysis           
  2.4.3 Data Validation           
  2.4.4 Research Approach           
 2.5 Research Sources            
  2.5.1 Primary Research Sources           
  2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources           
  2.5.3 Assumptions           
3 Market Trend Analysis             
 3.1 Introduction            
 3.2 Drivers            
 3.3 Restraints            
 3.4 Opportunities            
 3.5 Threats            
 3.6 Product Analysis            
 3.7 End User Analysis            
 3.8 Emerging Markets            
 3.9 Impact of Covid-19            
4 Porters Five Force Analysis             
 4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers            
 4.2 Bargaining power of buyers            
 4.3 Threat of substitutes            
 4.4 Threat of new entrants            
 4.5 Competitive rivalry            
5 Global E-fuels Market, By Product             
 5.1 Introduction            
 5.2 E-ammonia            
 5.3 E-methanol            
 5.4 E-gasoline            
 5.5 E-kerosene            
 5.6 E-methane            
 5.7 E-diesel            
 5.8 Other Products            
6 Global E-fuels Market, By State             
 6.1 Introduction            
 6.2 Gas            
 6.3 Liquid            
7 Global E-fuels Market, By Conversion Process             
 7.1 Introduction            
 7.2 Power-to-X            
 7.3 Power-to-Liquid            
 7.4 Power-to-Gas            
 7.5 Other Conversion Processes            
8 Global E-fuels Market, By Source             
 8.1 Introduction            
 8.2 Air            
 8.3 Industrial Process            
 8.4 Water            
 8.5 Biomass Combustion            
 8.6 Other Sources            
9 Global E-fuels Market, By End User             
 9.1 Introduction            
 9.2 Transportation            
 9.3 Chemicals            
 9.4 Automotive            
 9.5 Power Generation            
 9.6 Other End Users            
10 Global E-fuels Market, By Geography             
 10.1 Introduction            
 10.2 North America            
  10.2.1 US           
  10.2.2 Canada           
  10.2.3 Mexico           
 10.3 Europe            
  10.3.1 Germany           
  10.3.2 UK           
  10.3.3 Italy           
  10.3.4 France           
  10.3.5 Spain           
  10.3.6 Rest of Europe           
 10.4 Asia Pacific            
  10.4.1 Japan           
  10.4.2 China           
  10.4.3 India           
  10.4.4 Australia           
  10.4.5 New Zealand           
  10.4.6 South Korea           
  10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific           
 10.5 South America            
  10.5.1 Argentina           
  10.5.2 Brazil           
  10.5.3 Chile           
  10.5.4 Rest of South America           
 10.6 Middle East & Africa            
  10.6.1 Saudi Arabia           
  10.6.2 UAE           
  10.6.3 Qatar           
  10.6.4 South Africa           
  10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa           
11 Key Developments             
 11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures            
 11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers            
 11.3 New Product Launch            
 11.4 Expansions            
 11.5 Other Key Strategies            
12 Company Profiling             
 12.1 Archer Daniels Midland Co.            
 12.2 Ballard Power Systems, Inc.            
 12.3 Carbon Recycling International            
 12.4 Cenex            
 12.5 Ceres Power Holding Plc            
 12.6 Clean Fuels Alliance America            
 12.7 E-Fuel Corporation            
 12.8 Enel Green Power            
 12.9 ExxonMobil            
 12.10 FuelCell Energy, Inc.            
 12.11 INFRA Synthetic Fuels, Inc.            
 12.12 Mabanaft GmbH & Co.KG             
 12.12 MAN Energy Solutions            
 12.14 Neste            
List of Tables              
1 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)             
2 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Product (2021-2030) ($MN)             
3 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-ammonia (2021-2030) ($MN)             
4 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-methanol (2021-2030) ($MN)             
5 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-gasoline (2021-2030) ($MN)             
6 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-kerosene (2021-2030) ($MN)             
7 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-methane (2021-2030) ($MN)             
8 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By E-diesel (2021-2030) ($MN)             
9 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Other Products (2021-2030) ($MN)             
10 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By State (2021-2030) ($MN)             
11 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Gas (2021-2030) ($MN)             
12 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Liquid (2021-2030) ($MN)             
13 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Conversion Process (2021-2030) ($MN)             
14 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Power-to-X (2021-2030) ($MN)             
15 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Power-to-Liquid (2021-2030) ($MN)             
16 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Power-to-Gas (2021-2030) ($MN)             
17 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Other Conversion Processes (2021-2030) ($MN)             
18 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Source (2021-2030) ($MN)             
19 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Air (2021-2030) ($MN)             
20 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Industrial Process (2021-2030) ($MN)             
21 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Water (2021-2030) ($MN)             
22 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Biomass Combustion (2021-2030) ($MN)             
23 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Other Sources (2021-2030) ($MN)             
24 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)             
25 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Transportation (2021-2030) ($MN)             
26 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Chemicals (2021-2030) ($MN)             
27 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Automotive (2021-2030) ($MN)             
28 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Power Generation (2021-2030) ($MN)             
29 Global E-fuels Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2021-2030) ($MN)             
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.              

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