South Korea Power Report

 Published On: Oct, 2016 |    No of Pages: 60 |  Published By: BMI Power | Format: PDF
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The South Korea Power Report features BMI Research'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 generating capacity.

The South Korea 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.

Key Benefits

-Use BMI's independent industry forecasts for South Korea to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic planning in the power market.
-Target business opportunities and risks South Korea's power sector through our reviews of latest power industry trends, regulatory changes, and major deals, projects and investments in South Korea.
- 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 developments.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the power sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI’s Power Forecast Scenario

Forecasts to end-2024 for all key indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecasts:

-Generation: Electricity generation total, thermal, coal, natural gas, oil, nuclear, hydropower, hydro-electric pumped storage and non-hydropower renewables.
-Transmission and Distribution Losses: Electric power transmission and distribution losses.
-Trade: Total imports and exports.
-Electricity Consumption: Net consumption.
-Electricity Capacity: Capacity net, conventional thermal, nuclear, hydropower and non-hydroelectric renewables.

BMI’s Power Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (power companies, service companies and equity investors) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors,

Market Overview

Structure, size and value of the industry sector; overview of the industry landscape and key players; an assessment of the business operating environment, sustainable energy policies, pricing and the latest regulatory developments.

Key Projects Database

Details and analysis of all current and planned developments (new ventures, capacity expansion and other investments) across the sector broken down by location, sector type, capacity, value, companies and operational status.

Competitive Landscape

Illustration of the power industry that exploits our data-rich, in-depth analysis of the leading players in the sector and examination of operational results, strategic goals, market position and the potential for investment.

Power Outlook long-Term Forecasts

Regional long-term power forecasts covering electricity generation, consumption and capacity for thermal, hydroelectric and nuclear power. These are supported by a country specific  overview, alongside an analysis of key downside risks to the main forecasts.

Regional Overview

Providing BMI’s near-term economic outlook for the region as a whole, as well as taking a close look at countries of particular interest and the latest trends and developments.


The Power Market Reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports, including Energy Information Administration (EIA), World Bank (WB) and United Nations (UN).
BMI Industry View ... 7
Table: Headline Power Forecasts (South Korea 2015-2021)                   . 7
Latest Updates And Structural Trends .......... 7
Industry Forecast .. 10
South Korea Snapshot ...... 10
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data (South Korea 2015-2020)             . 10
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data (South Korea 2020-2025)             . 10
Table: Country Snapshot: Power Sector                       . . 10
South Korea Power Forecast Scenario ......... 11
Coal Generation And Capacity Forecasts ... 11
Nuclear Generation And Capacity Forecasts ........... 12
Gas Generation And Capacity Forecasts .... 13
Renewables Generation And Capacity Forecasts ...... 14
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2014-2019)              . 16
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2020-2025)              . 17
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2014-2019)             . . 18
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2020-2025)             . . 19
Electricity Consumption .. 19
Table: Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2014-2019)             . . . . 20
Table: Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2020-2025)             . . . . 21
Transmission And Distribution, Imports And Exports  21
Table: Electric Power T&D Losses Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2014-2019)              . 22
Table: Electric Power T&D Losses Data And Forecasts (South Korea 2020-2025)              . 22
Industry Risk/Reward Index ......... 23
Asia Power Risk Reward Index ....... 23
Table: Power RRI By Country (Scores Out Of 100)                     29
South Korea Power Risk/Reward Index ........ 30
Rewards ........... 30
Risks .... 30
Market Overview ... 32
Key Policies And Market Structure .. 32
Regulation And Competition ......... 32
Sustainable Energy Policies ......... 32
Pricing . 33
Carbon Trading . 34
Table: Emissions Reduction Targets By Industry                     . . . 34
Table: Top Emitters Of Carbon Dioxide In 2012 By Country                   35
South Korea Power Projects Database ........ 36
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Table: Key Power Projects                          36
Competitive Landscape .... 41
Company Profile .... 44
Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) .. 44
Regional Overview  48
Asia (Region) - Coal To Dominate, But Contribution To Slip ... 48
Table: Bmi's Japan Korea Marker Forecast                      . . 52
Glossary ..... 54
Table: Glossary Of Terms                          . 54
Methodology .......... 55
Methodology And Sources . 55
Industry Forecast Methodology .... 55
Sources  58
Risk/Reward Index Methodology ... 58
Table: Power Risk/Reward Index Indicators                      . . 59
Table: Weighting Of Indicators                         . 60
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