Global Solar-powered UAV Market Report By Type (Fixed-wing UAV, rotorcraft UAV, Umbrella UAV), By Application (Defense, Commercial) And By Regions - Industry Trends, Size, Share, Growth, Estimation and Forecast, 2022-2030
The global demand for Solar-powered UAV Market is presumed to reach the market size of nearly USD XX MN by 2030 from USD XX MN in 2022 with a CAGR of 11.45% under the study period 2023 - 2030.
A solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as a solar-powered drone, is an aircraft that is powered by solar energy. These aircraft use solar energy to generate electricity through photovoltaic (PV) panels. This electricity is used to power the aircraft's propulsion system, onboard electronics, and payload while charging the onboard battery or capacitor system for energy storage. The stored energy allows the UAV to continue operating during limited sunlight or at night.
The growing apprehension regarding climate change and the imperative for eco-friendly alternatives are fueling the market demand for solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). These aircraft offer a greener alternative to traditional UAVs as they rely on renewable solar energy instead of fossil fuels. The emphasis on environmental sustainability and reducing carbon emissions support the market's growth. These drones have the potential for extended flight endurance and increased range compared to conventional UAVs. By harnessing solar energy, these aircraft can operate for longer durations without the need for frequent refuelling or recharging. This advantage makes them attractive for various applications, including surveillance, environmental monitoring, and telecommunications. Solar-powered UAVs offer potential cost savings in terms of operational expenses. This cost-efficiency factor is particularly appealing for long-duration missions and applications that require sustained flight operations. These are well-suited for remote or off-grid applications where access to conventional power sources is restricted or unavailable. They can operate in areas without readily available infrastructure, making them valuable for tasks such as remote sensing, disaster response, and environmental research. Their ability to operate autonomously using solar energy contributes to their market growth in such scenarios. The market benefits from the increasing focus on environmental sustainability, extended endurance capabilities, cost efficiency, advancements in solar technology, diverse application opportunities, and governmental support. As solar-powered UAVs continue to improve in terms of performance, reliability, and efficiency, their market presence is expected to expand in various industries and applications.
The research report covers Porter's Five Forces Model, Market Attractiveness Analysis, and Value Chain analysis. These tools help to get a clear picture of the industry's structure and evaluate the competition attractiveness at a global level. Additionally, these tools also give an inclusive assessment of each segment in the global market of solar-powered uav. The growth and trends of solar-powered uav industry provide a holistic approach to this study.
This section of the solar-powered uav market report provides detailed data on the segments at country and regional level, thereby assisting the strategist in identifying the target demographics for the respective product or services with the upcoming opportunities.
This section covers the regional outlook, which accentuates current and future demand for the Solar-powered UAV market across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Further, the report focuses on demand, estimation, and forecast for individual application segments across all the prominent regions.
Global Solar-powered UAV Market Share by Region (Representative Graph)
The research report also covers the comprehensive profiles of the key players in the market and an in-depth view of the competitive landscape worldwide. The major players in the solar-powered uav market include AeroVironment, Airbus, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, Sunbirds, Sunlight Photonics, Thales. This section consists of a holistic view of the competitive landscape that includes various strategic developments such as key mergers & acquisitions, future capacities, partnerships, financial overviews, collaborations, new product developments, new product launches, and other developments.
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1 . PREFACE
1.1. Report Description
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. Unique Selling Proposition (USP) & offerings
1.2. Research Scope
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Market Research Process
1.3.2. Market Research Methodology
2 . EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2.1. Highlights of Market
2.2. Global Market Snapshot
3 . SOLAR-POWERED UAV – INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
3.1. Introduction - Market Dynamics
3.2. Market Drivers
3.3. Market Restraints
3.5. Industry Trends
3.6. Porter's Five Force Analysis
3.7. Market Attractiveness Analysis
3.7.1 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
3.7.2 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
3.7.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region
4 . VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
4.1. Value Chain Analysis
4.2. Raw Material Analysis
4.2.1. List of Raw Materials
4.2.2. Raw Material Manufactures List
4.2.3. Price Trend of Key Raw Materials
4.3. List of Potential Buyers
4.4. Marketing Channel
4.4.1. Direct Marketing
4.4.2. Indirect Marketing
4.4.3. Marketing Channel Development Trend
5 . GLOBAL SOLAR-POWERED UAV MARKET ANALYSIS BY TYPE
5.1 Overview by Type
5.2 Historical and Forecast Data
5.3 Analysis by Type
5.4 Fixed-wing UAV Historic and Forecast Sales by Regions
5.5 Rotorcraft UAV Historic and Forecast Sales by Regions
5.6 Umbrella UAV Historic and Forecast Sales by Regions
6 . GLOBAL SOLAR-POWERED UAV MARKET ANALYSIS BY APPLICATION
6.1 Overview by Application
6.2 Historical and Forecast Data
6.3 Analysis by Application
6.4 Defense Historic and Forecast Sales by Regions
6.5 Commercial Historic and Forecast Sales by Regions
7 . GLOBAL SOLAR-POWERED UAV MARKET ANALYSIS BY GEOGRAPHY
7.1. Regional Outlook
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this Report
For the years 2023-2030, the Global Solar-powered UAV Market growth is expected to be around 11.45%
The Global Solar-powered UAV Market is currently dominated by North America.
The Global Solar-powered UAV Market is segmented by Type (Fixed-wing UAV, rotorcraft UAV, Umbrella UAV), by Application (Defense, Commercial).
The leading players in the Global Solar-powered UAV Market are AeroVironment, Airbus, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, Sunbirds, Sunlight Photonics, Thales.