Carbontech — a trillion dollar opportunity

  • The economic opportunity for carbontech is huge, spanning numerous sectors of the economy. For 2017, the US total available market (TAM) is $1.07 trillion per year, and global TAM is $5.91 trillion per year.
  • To find the total available market includes, we considered all revenue from products that could be feasibly made from carbontech materials or conversion processes.
  • The largest segment is fuels, which comprises 85% of the US market and 66% of the global market.
  • The top three global markets include fuels ($3.82 trillion), building materials ($1.37 trillion), and plastics ($0.41 trillion).
  • Carbontech touches both global commodities and high-value consumer goods, highlighting the diversity of products and associated business models within the carbontech industry.



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