The South Africa Power Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s
market assessment and independent forecasts covering electricity generation
(coal, gas, oil, nuclear, hydro and non-hydro renewables), electricity
consumption, trade, transmission and distribution losses and electricity
The South Africa Power Report also analyses the impact of regulatory changes,
recent developments and the background macroeconomic outlook and features
competitive landscapes comparing national and multinational operators by sales,
market share, investments, projects, partners and expansion strategies.
- Use BMI's independent industry forecasts for South Africa to test other views -
a key input for successful budgeting and strategic planning in the power market.
- Target business opportunities and risks South Africa's power sector through our
reviews of latest power industry trends, regulatory changes, and major deals,
projects and investments in South Africa
- Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors,
partners and clients via our Competitive Landscape analysis.
BMI Industry View
Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis, covering
power markets, regulatory changes, major investments, projects and company
Industry SWOT Analysis
Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within
the power sector, and within the broader political, economic and business
The Regional Overview provides a comparative context from within which one can
assess the relative profitability of the power industry in a given country,
incorporating BMI's country risk macro forecasts into our regional analysis.
They also detail any relevant issues or events that might cause market
fluctuations, as well as evaluate the impact of existing power infrastructure
and fresh investments on the regional market.
BMI Industry Forecasts
The Industry Forecasts provide historic data series and forecasts to end-2017
for electricity generation (TWh) and electricity generating capacity (MW) for
each individual power segment present in the country. These forecasts are in
turn supported by explicit assumptions, in conjunction with analysis of the key
risks to the main forecast. These in turn are broken down into:
Electricity Generation forecasts for Thermal, Coal, Gas, Oil, Nuclear, Hydro and
Non-Hydro Renewables. For this section, we provide information on electricity
generation (TWh), % growth year-on-year, KWh per capita, and the % of total
electricity generation. The thermal fuels (coal, gas and oil) also have figures
for their % of total thermal electricity generation.
Electricity Generating Capacity offers forecasts for the potential net capacity
and net capacity growth % change year-on-year for the whole power industry. It
also includes individual forecasts for capacity (MW), capacity growth % change
year-on-year, and % of total capacity for Thermal, Nuclear, Hydro and Non-Hydro
The section also includes historic data series and forecasts to end-2017 for:
Electricity Consumption, encompassing information on net consumption (TWh), net
consumption growth % change year-on-year, and net consumption per capita (KWh).
Transmission And Distribution Losses, comprising predictions on Electric Power
Transmission And Distribution Losses, (TWh), and Electric Power Transmission And
Distribution Losses, % of Output.
Electricity Trade, offering historical figures for imports and exports and
forecasts for net imports (TWh).
This section provides an overview of the industry landscape and key players;
assessment of the business operating environment and the latest regulatory
BMI's Power Risk/reward Ratings provide fully comparable ratings aimed at
investors (power companies, services companies and equity investors) in the
regional power market. The ratings methodology makes sophisticated use of
various industry, economic and demographic data points and is part of BMI's
integrated Country Risk-Industry Ratings products.