Global Energy Markets and Technologies
The global market for new electricity generation capacity reached at $302 billion in 2010, it is expected to be $288 billion in 2011 and is projected to reach at nearly $305 billion by 2016, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.1%.
This report presents an analysis of current and historical installed capacity of electricity generation in each country and region in the world. This analysis is organized by technology type, and data are presented for 2010 and 2011, with forecasts to 2016. These data are also presented organized by technology type.
This report also presents forecasts as to the size and growth of the electricity generation market in each country and region in the world. This report includes an analysis of the major industry structure in each market by geography. This includes the levels of privatization versus public ownership of the electricity generation industry in a given market. It also covers the ways in which the markets function and the level of competition that is present. Relevant regulatory organizations, controls, and issues are also presented.
Important government policies are presented as they relate to electricity generation and the industry in each country and region. The projected effects of these policies on the forecast for electricity generation in each country and region are discussed. International agreements and the effect of regional cooperation is important in the electricity generating industries of many countries in the world, and these are also discussed where they are relevant.
Industry trends in each technology market are discussed. The direction of each industry in each country and region supplements the market forecasts in order to give the reader a sense of the trends driving each forecast.
A competitive analysis of the major firms involved in electricity generation around the globe is presented. The firms that are analyzed include the major companies active in the major markets covered in this report. These include independent power producers, electric utilities with generation businesses for their own consumption or for sale on the wholesale market, as well as integrated utility companies that have a strong presence in the electricity generation industry.
Market figures are based on total installed capital cost of generation and are projected at 2011 dollar value. Inflation is not computed into the projection figures.
Stepanie Denarie earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Brown University and has completed coursework in Corporate Finance from the University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco State University.
Ms. Denarie has intensive experience in energy transmission modeling and financial management, and has consulted for groups as diverse as Optimum Energy, LLC, the states of Utah and California, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Black & Veatch Corporation.
Stephanie has developed several economic models and software tools to forecast price and economic competitiveness for energy projects, most especially for local renewable energy resources in different.