Global Stirling Engines Market Research Report – Forecast to 2030

Stirling Engines Market Information Report by Type (Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Others), by Application (Heating and Cooling, Solar Power Generation, Marine Engines and Others), by End User (Residential, Commercial and Utility) and By Regions - Global Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/E&P/2536-HCR | November 2022 | Region: Global | 113 Pages         

Stirling Engines Market

Stirling Engines Market is projected to be worth USD 1,410 Million, registering a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period


By Type Alpha Beta Gamma Others
By Application Heating and Cooling Solar Power Generation Marine Engines Others
By End Use Residential Commercial Utility

Key Players

  • Qnergy. (U.S.)
  • United Sun Systems International(Sweden)
  • Sunpower Inc. (U.S.)
  • Genoastirling S.r.l. (Italy)
  • Microgen Engine Corporation (Netherlands)
  • ÖkoFEN Forschungs
  • Entwicklungs Ges.m.b.H. (Austria)
  • Cool Energy Inc (U.S)
  • ADI Thermal Power Corp. (U.S)


  • Low temperature differentials than most other engines
  • External heat source from renewable or non- renewable resource
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Stirling Engines Market Overview:

Stirling engine market is a fast-growing market with an expected CAGR OF 7.5% during the forecast period.

To explain it more clearly, the Stirling engine is a regenerative engine that works on the closed cycle process and has a gaseous fluid that works permanently. The advantages of Stirling engines over steam engines include higher efficiency, its ability to use any source of heat for the production of energy, and noise-free operation. Moreover, the heat source is generated externally instead of diesel engines developed inside the engine.

COVID-19 Analysis:

COVID-19 pandemic has bought numerous stressful moments both physically and mentally, but there is one thing it has taught to everyone globally that we should be prepared for the worse times. The losses that the companies have faced during the corona times are irreplaceable both financially and physically. Looking back is not an option, though, but ensuring that the planned strategies and their implementation are done on time is the solution that would help.

The reports that have been prepared for the clients have everything from scratch, including the effect of a pandemic on the global Stirling Engines Market Size, steps to overcome, and the strategies that should be implemented to ensure the future is not just bright but safe well. The in-depth Stirling Engines Market Analysis by the industry experts has the most accurate data. The suggestions to improve the working pattern, finances, and plans are up to the mark.

Competitive landscape:

The key players in the Stirling Engines Market Revenue are as follows: Qnergy. (U.S.), ADI Thermal Power Corp. (U.S),  United Sun Systems International Ltd (Sweden), Cool Energy, Inc (U.S), Sunpower Inc. (U.S.), ÖkoFEN Forschungs- und Entwicklungs Ges.m.b.H. (Austria), Genoastirling  (Italy) and Microgen Engine Corporation (Netherlands).

All these major players have been working as a team towards the development of the market. The steps they take for the Stirling Engines Market Growth are not limited to the respective organizations but the market. The various mergers, acquisitions, and collaborations amongst the companies have significantly increased the demand. The key players’ primary focus has always been bringing the latest technology into the system, bringing growth and ensuring sustainability and a steady pace of change.

Market Dynamics:

Market Growth:

While the Stirling Engines Market Trends expects fairly good Stirling Engines Market Growth with a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period, the overall position of the market in the global economy will be strong too.

Market Drivers:

The significant factors responsible for driving the growth of the Stirling Engines Market Value include the fact that Stirling engines have a low-temperature differential that is not seen in any of the heat engines. SEcondly. Stirling engines generate the heat source outside the machine, which none of the other engines does. This results in the efficient working of the engine. Moreover, the demand for renewable energy sources for engines has also increased, leading to the increase in Stirling Engines Market Size.


The major restraint in the Stirling Engines Market Outlook is the commercial viability of the equipment used in the Stirling engine. This tends to produce a significant effect hence reduce the growth of the need to a great extent.

Stirling engine market Regulatory implications:

The regulatory implications do not have a direct impact on the working of the Stirling engines market. Instead, the support from the government to ensure that renewable sources of energy are used the most has made the Stirling Engines Market Revenue grow to many folds. The fact that the engine produces power outside the engine makes it efficient, and also because there is no net conversion of energy ensures that the point is not lost in the environment.

As discussed above, it uses environmental gases to produce energy, the uses of renewable energy sources have all the support from the government. Various regulatory bodies and governments have been trying to pass laws supporting renewable sources, and hence tier promotion has been leading to multiple times growth of the market.

Segmentation Overview:

The market is divide into the following segments:

  • Based on the type

  • Based on the application

  • Based on the end-use

Based on the type, the market has the following subcategories:

  • Alpha

  • Beta

  • Gamma

The alpha segment is the one that dominates the market based on the type.

Based on the application, the market has the following subdivisions:

  • Solar power generation

  • Heating and cooling

  • Marine engines

  • Others

The solar power generation segment is the one that dominates the market.

Based on the end-use, the market has the following subtypes:

  • Commercial

  • Utility

  • Residential

The commercial segment tends to grow fast and is expected to attain the highest Stirling Engines Market Share in the upcoming years.

Regional Analysis:

Based on the region, the Stirling Engines Industry is divided into the following.

  • North America

  • Asia-pacific

  • Europe

  • Rest of the world

The region expected to grow at the fastest pace in North America is attributed to the increase in demand for power generation and heating and cooling segments. Also, the conventional sources experiencing the rise in prices have been proving to be a challenge. Still, despite the difficulties, the Stirling engine Stirling Engines Market Value has been witnessing significant growth. The countries that have been providing the maximum Stirling Engines Market Share in the market in the region include the US and Canada.

Europe and the Asia Pacific are also expecting growth in the market in the coming years, emphasizing renewable sources of energy generation. In the next ten years, it is expecting a substantial increase in the global economy.

Stirling engine market Recent Advancements:

Following are the recent developments in the market:

To test, evaluate and demonstrate Azelio’s sterling engine system for the production of renewable power that uses solar power, wind energy, and photovoltaic power; Azelio and Khalifa university of science and technology partner in September 2019.

Sweden’s defence material administration is in the process of testing the Double Stirling propulsion system. The system is being tested for the Swedish future submarine program.

The team set 3.  A run time record at NASA Glenn’s thermal energy conversion plant for a total power free-piston Stirling engine.

Various advancements in technology are being made each year, taking the Stirling Engines Market Trends to new heights.

Various partnerships between the companies make sure that the growth is bought in the market as a whole and is not limited to particular companies.

Report Overview:

The exclusive report prepared by the industry experts after the in-depth analysis and the research work has all the elements required for the successful working and smooth running of an organization. Starting from the overview of the market, the Stirling Engines Market Analysis of the market done on the basis of the effect that COVID-19 has bought to the market and the market dynamics that involve the growth, driving factors, and restraints in the development of the market. The regulatory implications have also been discussed in detail.

A stirling engine is a heat engine that works on the principle of compression and expansion of atmospheric air and even other gases in a cyclic manner. The process is carried out at variable temperatures. This is done to ensure that there is no conversion of energy from one form to another.

The Stirling Engines Market Outlook segmentation based on the type, application, end-use, and region has been explained very well in the report. The key players of the market and the strategies they have been implementing to maintain their position in the market have also been discussed in the report. Recent advancements in the industry have also been spotlight to ensure that the business owners and the staff get to know the news in the market and implement according to the needs and make sure that the business working is efficient enough to leave a mark in the market.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   7.5% CAGR (2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Application and End User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Qnergy. (U.S.), United Sun Systems International Ltd (Sweden), Sunpower Inc. (U.S.), Genoastirling S.r.l. (Italy), Microgen Engine Corporation (Netherlands), ÖkoFEN Forschungs- und Entwicklungs Ges.m.b.H. (Austria), Cool Energy, Inc (U.S) and ADI Thermal Power Corp. (U.S)
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D amongst major key players
  Key Market Drivers

  • Low temperature differentials than most other engines
  • External heat source from renewable or non- renewable resource

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global Stirling engine is expected to record a substantial market valuation due to the increasing global consumption of energy.

    The alpha segment is expected to witness the highest growth in the market based on the type.

    The alpha segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

    The solar power generation segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

    A few major market players operating in the global Stirling engine are United Sun Systems International Ltd (Sweden), Qnergy. (U.S.), Sunpower Inc. (U.S.), among others.