The Federal Agency for Energy Efficiency (BfEE) conducted an empirical study of the German market for energy consulting, energy contracting, and energy management services. The survey, conducted from June to September 2017, estimated the following market sizes:
- Energy consulting: approx. EUR 790 – 850 million
- Energy contracting: approx. EUR 7.7 billion
- Energy management services: approx. EUR 435 million
Market players are optimistic about the development of their respective segment for the next three years: 42 percent of the energy contracting and energy management players expect strong to very strong growth. Digitization and decentralization of energy production were identified as the main trends impacting the market.