Ireland Power Market Outlook to 2025 - Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 68 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

This report elaborates Ireland's power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2025. Detailed analysis of the Irish 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 Ireland 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 2014, forecast for the next 11 years to 2025.
- 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 8
2 Introduction 9
2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 10
3 Ireland Power Market, Snapshot 11
3.1 Macro-economic Factors 11
3.2 Supply Security 13
3.3 Opportunities 14
3.4 Challenges 14
4 Ireland, Power Market, Market Analysis 15
4.1 Ireland, Power Market, Market Structure 15
4.2 Ireland, Power Market, Key Market Players 15
4.3 Ireland, Power Market, Financial Deals 16
4.3.1 Deal Value and Volume Analysis, 2004 to July 2015 16
4.3.2 Deals by Type, 2014 18
4.4 Ireland, Power Market, Demand Structure 19
4.4.1 Power Consumption by Sector, 2014 21
5 Ireland, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario 22
5.1 Ireland, Power Market, Key Electricity Policies 22
5.1.1 Market Liberalization 22
5.1.2 Energy Efficiency and Conservation 22
5.1.3 Accelerated Capital Allowance 23
5.1.4 Energy Star 23
5.1.5 Micro-generation in Ireland 24
5.1.6 Renewable Energy Policy 24
6 Ireland Power Market, Capacity and Generation Overview 27
6.1 Ireland, Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2025 27
6.1.1 Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, 2014 27
6.1.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity and Annual Power Generation, 2000-2025 28
6.1.3 Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity and Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2025 31
6.1.4 Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity and Annual Hydropower Generation, 2000-2025 35
6.1.5 Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity and Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2030 38
7 Ireland, Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Overview 42
7.1 Ireland, Power Market, Transmission Overview 42
7.2 Ireland, Power Market, Distribution Overview 43
7.3 Ireland, Power Market, Grid Interconnection 44
7.3.1 Proposed Interconnectors 45
7.3.2 Electricity Import and Export Trends, 2000-2014 46
7.4 Ireland, Power Market, Electricity Trading 47
8 Ireland, Power Market, Competitive Landscape: Snapshot of Leading Power Generating Companies 48
8.1 Key Company in the Irish Power Market: Electricity Supply Board 48
8.1.1 Electricity Supply Board, Company Overview 48
8.1.2 Business Description 48
8.1.3 SWOT Analysis 49
8.2 Key Company in the Irish Power Market: Viridian Energy Supply Ltd 52
8.2.1 Viridian Energy Supply Ltd, Company Overview 52
8.2.2 Viridian Energy Supply Ltd, Business Description 52
8.2.3 Viridian Energy Supply Ltd, SWOT Analysis 53
8.3 Key Company in the Irish Power Market: SSE plc 56
8.3.1 SSE plc, Company Overview 56
8.3.2 SSE plc, Business Description 57
8.3.3 SSE plc, SWOT Analysis 58
9 Appendix 62
9.1 Market Definitions 62
9.1.1 Power 62
9.1.2 Installed Capacity 62
9.1.3 Electricity Generation 62
9.1.4 Electricity Consumption 62
9.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 62
9.1.6 Hydropower Plant 62
9.1.7 Nuclear Power 62
9.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 63
9.2 Abbreviations 63
9.3 Bibliography 64
9.4 GlobalData's Methodology 65
9.4.1 Coverage 65
9.4.2 Secondary Research and Analysis 65
9.4.3 Primary Research and Analysis 66
9.5 Disclaimer 67

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Power Market, Ireland, Gross Domestic Product, ($bn), Population (million), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2020 13
Table 2: Power Market, Ireland, Market Share of Power Generation Utilities (%), 2014 16
Table 3: Power Market, Ireland, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2004 to July 2015 18
Table 4: Power Market, Ireland, Deal Value by Type (%), 2014 19
Table 5: Power Market, Ireland, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2025 20
Table 6: Power Market, Ireland, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2014 21
Table 7: Power Market, Ireland, Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff 1 Reference Prices for Renewable Technologies, 2010-2015 25
Table 8: Power Market, Ireland, Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff 3 Reference Prices for Biomass Technologies, 2013-2014 26
Table 9: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2014 27
Table 10: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 30
Table 11: Power Market, Ireland, Leading Thermal Power Plants, 2015 32
Table 12: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 34
Table 13: Power Market, Ireland, Leading Hydropower Plants, 2015 35
Table 14: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 37
Table 15: Power Market, Ireland, Leading Renewable Power Plants, 2015 39
Table 16: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 41
Table 17: Power Market, Ireland, Transmission System Length (Ckm), 2006-2025 43
Table 18: Power Market, Ireland, Distribution System Length (Ckm), 2006-2025 44
Table 19: Power Market, Ireland, Annual Electricity Imports and Exports (TWh), 2000-2014 47
Table 20: Power Market, Ireland, Electricity Supply Board, SWOT Analysis 50
Table 21: Power Market, Ireland, Viridian Energy Supply Ltd, SWOT Analysis 54
Table 22: Power Market, Ireland, SSE plc, SWOT Analysis 58
Table 23: Abbreviations 63

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Power Market, Ireland, Gross Domestic Product ($bn), Population (million), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2020 12
Figure 2: Power Market, Ireland, Market Share of Power Generation Utilities (%), 2014 16
Figure 3: Power Market, Ireland, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2004 to July 2015 17
Figure 4: Power Market, Ireland, Deal Value by Type (%), 2014 18
Figure 5: Power Market, Ireland, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000-2025 19
Figure 6: Power Market, Ireland, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2014 21
Figure 7: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2014 27
Figure 8: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 29
Figure 9: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 33
Figure 10: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 36
Figure 11: Power Market, Ireland, Cumulative Installed Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000-2025 40
Figure 12: Power Market, Ireland, Annual Electricity Imports and Exports (TWh), 2000-2014 46


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