The global market for lithium batteries totaled $5.9 billion in 2010. The market should reach $10.6 billion in 2015 and $13.3 billion in 2020, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% from 2015 to 2020.
This report provides:
- An overview of the markets for lithium batteries and materials.
- Analyses of market trends, with data from 2010, estimates for 2015, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGR) through 2020.
- Details about the six commercial and developmental lithium battery types, nearly 30 commercialized electrode couples, and more than 1,000 specific designs.
- Coverage of the global primary and secondary markets that provides the basis for a detailed analysis of lithium battery materials technology.
- Identification of the following sectors: Portable products, medical products, implantable, not implantable, stationary applications, military/aerospace, and automotive and motive power; and in materials, electrode materials and active elements, lithium battery electrolytes, and battery separators.
- Profiles of major players in the industry.
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
This report begins with a discussion of primary and secondary lithium battery technologies and markets.
The following lithium battery markets are analyzed:
- Portable products
- Computing, smartphones, tablets.
- Medical products
- Not implantable.
- Stationary applications
- Computer memory preservation.
- Uninterruptible power supplies.
- Load leveling and alternative energy storage.
- Primary batteries.
- Secondary batteries.
- Automotive and motive power
- Industrial electric vehicles (traction).
- Plug-ins and hybrid vehicle motive power (EVs and HEVs).
- Automotive security.
- The report then concentrates on lithium battery materials:
- Electrode materials and active elements
- Cobalt compounds.
- Conductive polymers.
- Copper compounds.
- Electrolytic manganese dioxide.
- Inorganic carbon.
- Lithium metal and compounds.
- Nickel metal and compounds.
- Rare earth compounds.
- Sulfur compounds.
- Vanadium compounds.
- Lithium battery electrolytes.
- Battery separators.
These market segments are defined, leading global companies are identified and the markets analyzed (including a five-year market projection). Lithium battery companies are identified and profiled. Each profile includes points of contact and a discussion of structure, description and activity.
This report's project analyst, Donald Saxman, was a long-time editor of BCC Research's monthly Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Progress and Battery & EV Technology News. He has founded several other BCC newsletters and has more than 25 years of experience in market analysis, technical writing and newsletter editing. Since 1983, he has operated as a technical market consultant and subcontractor to BCC Research, and in this capacity, he has prepared more than 70 focused market analyses. His previous experience includes supervision of a quality-control laboratory at a major secondary lead refinery, experience as an analytical chemist at a hazardous waste testing service, product assurance manager for a space station life support system project, and an information technology business analyst and project manager. Mr. Saxman has an extensive network of unique and valuable contacts throughout the energy and chemistry industries. He is directly responsible for the creation of tens of millions of dollars' worth of successful proposals, including Fortune 500, federal government and state government proposals involving the energy, aerospace and financial industries.