Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market Research Report – Segmented By Type (Subcritical, Supercritical, Ultra supercritical, others); fuel (Coal, Natural Gas, Others); and Region - Size, Share, Growth Analysis | Forecast (2023 – 2030)

Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market size (2024 - 2030)

The Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market was valued at 14.68 USD billion and is projected to reach a market size of USD 46.35 billion by the end of 2030. Over the forecast period of 2024-2030, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 17.85%. 


Industry Overview:

AUSC's technological know-how is designed to assist power vegetation to burn less coal for electricity production while reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. AUSC energy plant life can probably operate at temperatures and pressures greater than modern-day state-of-the-art coal-fired strength flowers — about 25 percent greater efficiency than the common U.S. coal-fired power plant fleet, and 10 percent greater environment-friendly than today's coal-fired strength plants. AUSC electricity flora would require less coal per megawatt-hour, resulting in decreased emissions of CO2 and mercury, and lower gas costs per megawatt.

AUSC technological know-how requires fabrication of superior nickel superalloys into massive plant components; improvement of setting up and repair strategies for the nickel superalloy components; and adequate checking out and metallurgical analysis to guide the closing design of a commercial-scale AUSC demonstration plant.

NETL researchers and program managers started out working on AUSC science in the early 2000s when the Department of Energy (DOE) commenced funding research projects to become aware of and advance materials that would be wanted to operate coal-fired AUSC steam electricity cycles to temperatures and pressures as excessive as 760 stages Celsius and 5000 psi. That’s when DOE and NETL awarded cooperative agreements with personal region partner Energy Industries of Ohio (EIO) for work on advanced substances for boilers and steam turbines. Manufacturers collaborating in those early projects together with Alstom, Babcock, and Wilcox; Foster Wheeler, Riley Power; General Electric, and Siemens.

By 2015, lookup confirmed that nickel superalloys Inconel 740 and Haynes H282 have the fabricability, castability, long-term mechanical strength, and corrosion/steam oxidation resistance houses integral for fossil electricity flowers working up to 760 levels Celsius and 5000 psi steam conditions.

The normal technical purpose of the current AUSC challenge with EIO, “Advanced Ultra supercritical (AUSC) Component Testing,” is to drastically improve the science readiness of AUSC science through manufacturing full-scale AUSC factors from nickel superalloys and different advanced alloys. The dimension of the aspects that will be fabricated corresponds to a coal-fired strength plant of about 800 megawatts generation ability operating at a steam temperature of 760 tiers Celsius (1400 tiers Fahrenheit) and steam strain of at least 238 bars (3500 psi). The particular factors that will be fabricated below the scope of this venture include an AUSC superheater tube assembly, giant diameter thick wall pipe, and pipe fittings, an AUSC steam turbine rotor, and an AUSC steam turbine nozzle provider casting.

COVID-19 impact on Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a negative impact on the market. The research which is going on in the Projects has to be shut down and there are many other projects which included this technology has to be shut down in the process. The supply of coal was interrupted due to this. Many power plants are to be stopped during the pandemic time and also there many things such as production costs and research and development of the products that became very high after the pandemic.


The high efficiency of the products is driving the growth of the market

Ultra-supercritical boiler segment, due to its greater plant effectivity and decrease carbon emissions, is predicted to be the fastest-growing section of the advanced utility boilers market at some stage in the forecast period. New applied sciences such as superior ultra-supercritical boilers having cycle effectivity over 50%, consequently emitting much less carbon emission are in all likelihood to be quite widely widespread by the power plant owners and are estimated to create several opportunities for the future's superior utility boiler market. Due to the fast and most good-sized increase in power consumption, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to be the biggest and fastest-growing market for the advanced utility boilers market in the course of the forecast period. In 2018, approximately 42% of the global predominant energy was once fed on with the aid of the Asia-Pacific region.


Lack of Knowledge is restraining the growth of the market

There is a high lack of knowledge about the technology that is restraining the growth of the market. The companies are making money out of the technology but most power plant doesn’t have any facility for the products and other equipment which restrains the growth of the market.




Market Size Available

2022 - 2030

Base Year


Forecast Period

2023 - 2030



Segments Covered

By Type, fuel, and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Key Companies Profiled

General Electric Company, Sumitomo Corp, Mitsubishi Corp, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Doosan Corp.,

 This research report on the global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on type, fuel, and region.

Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market - By Type:

  • Subcritical

  • Supercritical

  • Ultra supercritical

  • others

Based on the Type, Ultra-supercritical boilers operate at the strain and temperature prerequisites that are way higher than the essential factor of water, i.e., above the temperature and pressure at which the liquid and gas phases of water coexist in equilibrium. At this point, there is no difference between water gas and liquid water, which outcomes in higher cycle efficiency of 45% or above.

Many international locations in the world have planned to limit carbon emissions into the environment to decrease the greenhouse gas effect. For the above cause, international locations are upgrading quite a few electricity plants to use the ultra-supercritical boiler.

Due to the growing electricity demand, countries are discovering it more profitable to use ultra-supercritical boilers having greater cycle efficiency, low gas consumption, and less flue fuel emissions.

Khargone Super Thermal Power Station in Madhya Pradesh's unit-1 was officially opened in 2019 by India's state-owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). Khargone thermal electricity station is India's first ultra-supercritical plant that operates at an effectivity of 41.5% and has a mounted potential of 660 megawatts (MW).

Hence, owing to the above points, the ultra-supercritical segment is possibly to be the fastest-growing phase in the superior utility boilers market throughout the forecast period.

Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market - By fuel:

  • Coal

  • Natural Gas

  • Others

Based on application, the coal Segment is the largest segment for power production in the country. Coal produces more than 80 % of the total power which is generated and there are high chances that coal will dominate the market in the upcoming time too. Natural gas accounted for the second part after that and it will grow further as the people are more responsible towards nature and produce more natural energy.

Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market - By Region:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Latin America

  • The Middle East

  • Africa

Geographically, Asia-Pacific, due to increasing industrialization and urbanization, has a rapid enlarge in the energy demand and has numerous power plant expansion capacity projects to meet those electricity demands, which is in all likelihood to be the fastest-growing and biggest growing market for the superior utility boilers.

Moreover, international locations such as China, India, and Japan are either upgrading their strength vegetation or announcing to use of superior boilers in their ongoing or upcoming strength generation projects. Such trends are likely going to force the advanced utility boilers market.

In 2018, the complete electricity technology in Asia-Pacific was once 12273.6 terawatt-hours (TWh), which used to be greater than what was generated in 2017, 11578.2 terawatt-hours (TWh). Out of the total electrical energy generated in the vicinity in 2018, around 73% was once generated from fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas, and oil. This well-known shows the dominance of Asia-Pacific for the use of the massing quantity of fossil fuels, which wished boilers to generate electricity.

In 2019, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), the country’s biggest state-owned electricity generator, and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) signed an MoU for forming a joint undertaking (JV) company, to set up an 800 megawatts (MW) science demonstration plant (TDP) at NTPC’s existing strength plant in Sipat, Chhattisgarh. The purpose of this JV is to show the home-grown superior ultra-supercritical (AUSC) technology, which is predicted to decrease CO2 emissions by 20%.

In 2019, Malaysia’s country-wide utility Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) commissioned one of the two ultra-supercritical coal-fired strength vegetation in Port Dickson. The complete capability of the two flora is anticipated to be a thousand megawatts (MW). Hence, owing to the above points, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to dominate the superior utility boilers market at some stage in the forecast period.

 Global Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Key Market Players

Companies like

  1. General Electric Company

  2. Sumitomo Corp

  3. Mitsubishi Corp

  4. Larsen & Toubro Limited

  5. Doosan Corp.,

And others are playing a pivotal role in the market.

Recently Adani Pench Power Limited (APPL) planned to set up a 1,320 MW (2×660 MW) Coal-based Supercritical Thermal Power Project near Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

According to NTPC mentioned that it's NTPC Dadri is undergoing modernization and upgrading to become the cleanest coal power plant in the country by following the Central Pollution Control Board procedures related to emissions.

The market is extremely competitive due to the existence of numerous large worldwide competitors as well as a few small- and medium-sized regional firms. The ability to generate new products and the utilization of new technology in product formulations are key differentiators for major corporations.


Project Launch - In June 2022, India’s first advanced ultra-supercritical thermal power plant would be set up in the Sipat station of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Chhattisgarh.

Announcement - In April 2021, Adani Power Limited announced its plan to commission Godda Ultra Super Critical Thermal Power Project by March 2022. The plant, which has a 1,600 MW installed capacity, is situated in Jharkhand, India. 

Chapter 1. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – Scope & Methodology
1.1. Market Segmentation
1.2. Assumptions
1.3. Research Methodology
1.4. Primary Sources
1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – Executive Summary
2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2023 – 2030) ($M/$Bn)
2.2. Key Trends & Insights
2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
       2.3.1. Impact during 2023 - 2030
       2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

Chapter 3. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – Competition Scenario
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Product Benchmarking
3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario
3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis
3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market Entry Scenario
4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies
4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region
4.3 Customer Analysis
4.4. Porter's Five Force Model
       4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
       4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers
       4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants
       4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players
       4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market - Landscape
5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis
5.2. Market Drivers
5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges
5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – By Type
6.1. Subcritical
6.2. Supercritical
6.3. Ultra supercritical
6.4. others

Chapter 7. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – By fuel
7.1. Coal
7.2. Natural Gas
7.3. Others

Chapter 8. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market- By Region
8.1. North America
8.2. Europe
8.3. Asia-Pacific
8.4. Latin America
8.5. The Middle East
8.6. Africa

Chapter 9. Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Technology (AUSC) Market – Key Market Players
9.1 General Electric Company
9.2 Sumitomo Corp
9.3 Mitsubishi Corp
9.4 Larsen & Toubro Limited
9.5 Doosan Corp.,

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