DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Data Center Refrigerant Market – A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Product, Application, Supply-Chain Analysis, and Country Analysis – Analysis and Forecast, 2023-2032” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global data center refrigerant market is expected to grow from $471.2 million in 2022 to $1.21 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 8.59% during the forecast period 2023-2032.

The growth of the global data center refrigerant market is anticipated to be fueled by the rising quantity of data centers and governmental efforts toward energy-efficient data center operations. Additionally, governmental policies and financial support encourage the utilization of environment-friendly refrigerants within data center facilities.

The industry impact of data center refrigerants is profound, influencing both environmental sustainability and operational efficiency. With the escalating number of data centers globally, the demand for efficient cooling systems is paramount. Refrigerants, crucial components in these systems, play a pivotal role in managing heat generated by critical IT infrastructure. As regulations tighten and environmental concerns escalate, there’s a notable shift toward eco-friendly refrigerants with reduced global warming potential and ozone depletion potential. This transition from traditional to modern refrigerants reflects a commitment to mitigating environmental impact while optimizing energy usage.

Furthermore, innovative cooling methodologies such as immersion and direct-to-chip cooling are gaining traction, promising enhanced energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprints. Thus, the industry’s adoption of eco-friendly refrigerants underscores a strategic imperative toward sustainability and operational excellence in data center operations.

Key Market Dynamics:

Market Demand Drivers

The global surge in digital services, cloud computing, and data storage demands has fueled the proliferation of data center infrastructure, including hyperscale facilities deployed worldwide. Edge computing advancements have accelerated data processing for technologies such as IoT and 5G. Concurrently, environmental consciousness has prompted companies to prioritize sustainability, with giants such as Google and Microsoft committing to carbon-neutral operations. Collaborations such as BMW’s partnership with EcoDC underscore this shift, leveraging green data centers for computational needs. Apple’s CSR initiatives highlight the industry’s progress toward carbon neutrality.

To align with sustainability goals, data centers increasingly adopt energy-efficient, low-GWP refrigerants, driving market growth. As water-based cooling predominates in data centers, water usage effectiveness (WUE) emerges as a crucial metric, especially amid rising global water consumption. Combining WUE with power usage effectiveness (PUE) provides insights into facility efficiency, urging data centers to optimize water utilization for sustainable operations.

Market Restraints

Despite its promising growth trajectory, the data center refrigerant market faces several restraints. One significant challenge is the regulatory landscape, with stringent regulations and compliance requirements impacting the adoption of certain refrigerants. Additionally, the initial investment costs associated with upgrading or retrofitting existing data center cooling systems with eco-friendly refrigerants can be prohibitive for some organizations.

Technical challenges, such as compatibility issues with existing infrastructure and concerns about performance and reliability, also hinder widespread adoption. Moreover, the lack of awareness and expertise in selecting and implementing suitable refrigerant solutions poses a barrier to market expansion. Addressing these restraints would be crucial for unlocking the full potential of the data center refrigerant market and driving sustainable growth in the future.

Market Opportunities

Neural network implementations are revolutionizing data center cooling by enabling real-time analysis of temperature and environmental data, leading to precise control and significant energy savings. Meanwhile, indirect thermosyphon cooling utilizes dielectric liquids to dissipate heat from electronic components efficiently. Investments in data center cooling innovations, driven by the demand for sustainability, are exemplified by initiatives such as COOLERCHIPS, aiming to reduce cooling power usage. NVIDIA Corporation received funding to develop a Green Refrigerant Compact Hybrid System, while tech giants such as Facebook and Google also invest heavily in optimizing cooling processes.

Data centers’ substantial energy consumption and carbon emissions underscore the urgency for sustainable practices, aligning with initiatives such as the European Green Deal for carbon-neutral data centers by 2030. Amidst the growth in data center installations driven by cloud computing and IoT, efficiency improvements in cooling are imperative to meet escalating demand while mitigating environmental impact.

Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis

The companies that are profiled in the data center refrigerant market have been selected based on inputs gathered from primary experts and analyzing company coverage, product portfolio, and market penetration.

Some of the prominent names in the market are:

  • Honeywell International
  • The Chemours Company
  • Climalife
  • Arkema
  • Orbia
  • Daikin Industries
  • Dow
  • M&I Materials
  • Asetek
  • 3M
  • Cargill

Key Attributes:

Report Attribute Details
No. of Pages 153
Forecast Period 2023 – 2032
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2023 $533.2 Million
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2032 $1215.1 Million
Compound Annual Growth Rate 8.5%
Regions Covered Global

Key Topics Covered:

Data Center Trends

  • Data Center Capacities: Current and Future
  • Data Center Power Consumption Scenario
  • Impact of Carbon-Neutral Data Center (CNDC) Operations on Data Center Refrigerant Market

    • Current and Future Scenario for CNDC
    • Alternative Solutions to Current HVAC Systems Used in Data Centers
    • Cost Analysis
    • Key Countries to Focus
  • Impact of United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Data Center Market

    • Impact Assessment of United Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s report
  • Impact of PFAS Refrigerant Ban on the Global Data Center Cooling Outlook

    • Alternative Cooling Solutions to PFAS Refrigerants
    • Advantages and Disadvantages of Non-PFAS Refrigerants
  • Data Center Cooling Strategies

    • Upcoming Data Center Refrigerant Concepts
  • Refrigerant Selection Criteria
  • Other Industrial Trends

    • HPC Cluster Developments
    • Blockchain Initiatives
    • Super Computing
    • 5G and 6G Developments
    • Impact of Server/Rack Density

Business Dynamics

Business Drivers

  • Expanding Data Center Industry
  • Sustainable Development Efforts and CSR Activities

    • The Green IT Cube
  • Growing Adoption of Alternate Cooling Solutions for Improved Water Usage Efficiency
  • Need for High Energy Efficiency

Business Challenges

  • Phasing out of PFAS Refrigerants
  • Intense Market Competition from Diverse Cooling Technology
  • Rapid Adoption of Refrigerants over Air Cooling Driven by its Advantages

    • Leading Hyperscale Data Centre Operators to Have a Huge Impact on Market Adoption

Business Opportunities

  • AI and Neural Network Implementation to Optimize Cooling
  • Growing Traction for Indirect Thermosyphon Cooling
  • Increase in Investments toward Data Center Cooling Innovations
  • Growing Utilization of Advanced Refrigerants to Meet Environmental Targets
  • Resurgence of Air-Cooled Chillers

Segmentation by Industry

  • IT and Telecom
  • Banking
  • Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI)
  • Research and Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

Segmentation by Data Center Type

  • Hyperscale
  • Colocation
  • Edge Data Center
  • Enterprise

Segmentation by Refrigerant Type

  • Conventional Refrigerants
  • Liquid Cooling Fluids

Segmentation by Cooling Type

  • Air Cooling
  • Liquid Cooling
  • Free Cooling

Segmentation by Deployment

  • Installation/OEM
  • Aftermarket

Segmentation by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • U.K.
  • China
  • Asia-Pacific and Japan
  • South America

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