UK Power Market Outlook to 2030

 Published On: May, 2016 |    No of Pages: 95 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

This report elaborates United Kingdom's power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of the United Kingdom power market’s regulatory structure, import and export trends, competitive landscape, and power projects at various stages of the supply chain is provided. The report also gives a snapshot of the power sector in United Kingdom on broad parameters of macroeconomics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission infrastructure, degree of competition, regulatory scenario, and future potential. Financial performance of the leading power companies is also analyzed in the report.

Scope

- Snapshot of the country’s power sector across parameters - macro economics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission infrastructure, degree of competition, regulatory scenario and future potential of the power sector.
- Statistics for installed capacity, power generation and consumption from 2000 to 2015, forecast for the next 15 years to 2030.
- Break-up by technology, including thermal, hydro, renewable and nuclear
- Data on leading current and upcoming projects.
- Information on grid interconnectivity, transmission and distribution infrastructure and power exports and imports.
- Policy and regulatory framework governing the market.
- Detailed analysis of top market participant, including market share analysis and SWOT analysis.

Reasons to buy

- Identify opportunities and plan strategies by having a strong understanding of the investment opportunities in the country’s power sector
- Identification of key factors driving investment opportunities in the country’s power sector
- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data
- Develop strategies based on the latest regulatory events
- Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industry’s growth potential
- Identify key partners and business development avenues
- Identify key strengths and weaknesses of important market participants
- Respond to your competitors’ business structure, strategy and prospects.

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9
2 Introduction 10
2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 10
3 UK, Power Market, Snapshot 12
3.1 UK, Power Market, Macro-economic Factors 12
3.2 UK, Power Market, Supply Security 14
3.3 UK, Power Market, Opportunities 15
3.4 UK, Power Market, Challenges 16
3.5 UK, Power Market, Market Analysis 16
3.5.1 UK, Power Market, Market Structure 16
3.6 UK, Power Market, Key Power Generation Companies 17
3.7 UK, Power Market, Financial Deals 18
3.7.1 Deal Volume and Value Analysis, 2004 to February 2016 18
3.7.2 Deals by Type, 2015 20
3.8 UK, Power Market, Demand Structure 21
3.8.1 Electricity Consumption by Sector, 2015 24
4 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Overview 25
4.1 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Major Policies 25
4.2 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Electricity Market Reform 2011 25
4.3 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Climate Change Act 2008 26
4.3.1 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Large Combustion Plant Directive 27
4.4 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Carbon Price Floor 27
4.5 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Energy Efficiency Action Plan 28
4.6 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Renewable Energy Policies 28
4.6.1 Renewable Energy Targets 28
4.7 UK, Power Market, Feed-in-Tariffs 29
4.7.1 Solar Power FiT 29
4.7.2 Wind Power FiT 31
4.7.3 Hydropower FiT 31
4.7.4 Biomass Power FiT 32
4.8 UK, Power Market, Climate Change Levy 33
4.9 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Carbon Capture and Storage Technology 35
4.10 UK, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario, Nuclear Energy Policies for the Future 35
5 UK, Power Market, Capacity and Generation Overview 37
5.1 UK, Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, 2015 37
5.2 UK, Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity and Annual Power Generation, 2000-2030 38
5.2.1 Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity and Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2030 41
5.2.2 Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity and Annual Hydropower Generation, 2000-2030 45
5.2.3 Cumulative Installed Nuclear Power Capacity and Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2030 49
5.2.4 Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity and Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2030 54
6 UK, Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Overview 58
6.1 UK, Power Market, Transmission Network Overview 58
6.2 UK, Power Market, Distribution Network Overview 59
6.3 UK, Power Market, Grid Interconnection 60
6.3.1 UK, Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 61
6.4 UK, Power Market, Wholesale Electricity Market 62
6.5 UK, Power Market, Smart Grids 62
7 UK Power Market, Competitive Landscape: Snapshot of Leading Power Generating Companies 64
7.1 Key Company: EDF Energy Holdings Limited 64
7.1.1 Company Overview 64
7.1.2 Business Description 64
7.1.3 SWOT Overview 65
7.2 Key Company: SSE plc 69
7.2.1 Company Overview 69
7.2.2 Business Description 69
7.2.3 SWOT Overview 71
7.3 Key Company: E.ON UK plc 74
7.3.1 Company Overview 74
7.3.2 Business Description 74
7.3.3 SWOT Overview 75
7.4 Key Company: RWE Npower Holdings plc 78
7.4.1 Company Overview 78
7.4.2 Business Description 79
7.4.3 SWOT Overview 79
7.5 Key Company: Scottish Power 83
7.5.1 Company Overview 83
7.5.2 Business Description 83
7.5.3 SWOT Overview 84
8 Appendix 88
8.1 Market Definitions 88
8.1.1 Power 88
8.1.2 Installed Capacity 88
8.1.3 Electricity Generation 88
8.1.4 Electricity Consumption 88
8.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 88
8.1.6 Hydropower Plant 88
8.1.7 Nuclear Power 88
8.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 89
8.2 Abbreviations 89
8.3 Bibliography 90
8.4 GlobalData’s Methodology 92
8.4.1 Coverage 92
8.4.2 Secondary Research and Analysis 92
8.4.3 Primary Research and Analysis 93
8.5 Disclaimer 94

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Power Market, UK, Gross Domestic Product ($tr), Population (million), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2020 14
Table 2: Power Market, UK, Market Share of Power Generation Companies (%), 2015 18
Table 3: Power Market, UK, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2004 to February 2016 20
Table 4: Power Market, UK, Deals by Type (%), 2015 21
Table 5: Power Market, UK, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2030 23
Table 6: Power Market, UK, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2015 24
Table 7: Solar Power Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), UK, 2015-2016 30
Table 8: Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), UK, 2015-2016 31
Table 9: Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, UK, 2015-2016 32
Table 10: Anaerobic Digestion and Combined Heat and Power Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), UK, 2013-2016 33
Table 11: Climate Change Levy ($/kWh), UK, 2014-2016 34
Table 12: Carbon Price Support Rates* for Climate Change Levy, UK, 2014-2016 34
Table 13: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2015 37
Table 14: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 40
Table 15: Power Market, UK, Leading Thermal Power Plants (MW), 2016 42
Table 16: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 44
Table 17: Power Market, UK, Leading Hydropower Projects (MW), 2016 45
Table 18: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 48
Table 19: Power Market, UK, Leading Nuclear Power Reactors (GW), 2016 50
Table 20: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Nuclear Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Nuclear Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 53
Table 21: Power Market, UK, Leading Renewable Power Projects (MW), 2016 55
Table 22: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 57
Table 23: Power Market, UK, Transmission Line Length by Voltage Level (Ckm), 2006-2025 59
Table 24: Power Market, UK, Distribution Line Length by Voltage Level (Ckm), 2006-2025 60
Table 25: Power Market, UK, Annual Power Imports (TWh) and Exports (TWh), 2000-2015 62
Table 26: Power Market, UK, EDF Energy plc, SWOT Profile, 2015 65
Table 27: Power Market, UK, SSE plc, SWOT Profile, 2015 71
Table 28: Power Market, UK, E.ON UK plc, SWOT Profile, 2015 76
Table 29: Power Market, UK, RWE Npower Holdings plc, SWOT Profile, 2015 80
Table 30: Power Market, UK, Scottish Power Ltd., SWOT Profile, 2015 85

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Power Market, UK, Gross Domestic Product ($tr), Population (million), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2020 13
Figure 2: Power Market, UK, Market Share of Power Generation Companies (%), 2015 17
Figure 3: Power Market, UK, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2004 to February 2016 19
Figure 4: Power Market, UK, Deals by Type (%), 2015 20
Figure 5: Power Market, UK, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2030 22
Figure 6: Power Market, UK, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2015 24
Figure 7: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2015 37
Figure 8: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 39
Figure 9: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 43
Figure 10: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 47
Figure 11: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Nuclear Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Nuclear Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 52
Figure 12: Power Market, UK, Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2030 56
Figure 13: Power Market, UK, Annual Power Imports and Exports (TWh), 2000-2015 61


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