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Power Generation in the United Kingdom

  • August 2015
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  • MarketLine
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  • 40 pages

Introduction

Power Generation in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Highlights

*The power generation industry volume is defined as the total electrical energy (TWh) generated within a country over the course of each calendar year.The value of the industry is given by multiplying volume by the annual average wholesale power price, or equivalent. The power generation industry is segmented by volume into electricity produced from nuclear, conventional (thermal generation from fossil fuels), and renewable (hydropower, wind, solar, biomass, and similar) sources. It excludes energy sourced from hydroelectric pumped storage. All currency conversions were calculated using constant average annual 2014 exchange rates.

*The UK power generation industry had total revenues of $35.5bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1% between 2010 and 2014.

*Industry production volumes declined with a CARC of -2% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 328.4 TWh in 2014.

*End-user electricity prices have become a prominent political issue in the UK in recent years, culminating in the Competition and Markets Authority launching an extensive investigation into the supply and acquisition of energy in June 2014.

Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the power generation market in the United Kingdom

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the power generation market in the United Kingdom

Leading company profiles reveal details of key power generation market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom power generation market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United Kingdom power generation market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United Kingdom power generation market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom power generation market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom's power generation market?

Table Of Contents

Power Generation in the United Kingdom
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Market volume 2
Market volume forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 8
Market value 8
Market volume 9
Market Segmentation 10
Category segmentation 10
Geography segmentation 11
Market Outlook 12
Market value forecast 12
Market volume forecast 13
Five Forces Analysis 14
Summary 14
Buyer power 15
Supplier power 16
New entrants 17
Threat of substitutes 18
Degree of rivalry 19
Leading Companies 20
Centrica plc 20
Drax Group plc 24
Electricite de France (EDF) 27
Scottish and Southern Energy plc 31
Macroeconomic Indicators 35
Country Data 35
Methodology 37
Industry associations 38
Related MarketLine research 38
Appendix 39
About MarketLine 39


LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United Kingdom power generation industry value: $ million, 2010-14 8
Table 2: United Kingdom power generation industry volume: TWh, 2010-14 9
Table 3: United Kingdom power generation industry category segmentation: TWh, 2014 10
Table 4: United Kingdom power generation industry geography segmentation: $ million, 2014 11
Table 5: United Kingdom power generation industry value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 12
Table 6: United Kingdom power generation industry volume forecast: TWh, 2014-19 13
Table 7: Centrica plc: key facts 20
Table 8: Centrica plc: key financials ($) 21
Table 9: Centrica plc: key financials (£) 22
Table 10: Centrica plc: key financial ratios 22
Table 11: Drax Group plc: key facts 24
Table 12: Drax Group plc: key financials ($) 24
Table 13: Drax Group plc: key financials (£) 25
Table 14: Drax Group plc: key financial ratios 25
Table 15: Electricite de France (EDF): key facts 27
Table 16: Electricite de France (EDF): key financials ($) 29
Table 17: Electricite de France (EDF): key financials (€) 29
Table 18: Electricite de France (EDF): key financial ratios 29
Table 19: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: key facts 31
Table 20: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: key financials ($) 33
Table 21: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: key financials (£) 33
Table 22: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: key financial ratios 33
Table 23: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010-14 35
Table 24: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010-14 35
Table 25: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010-14 35
Table 26: United Kingdom inflation, 2010-14 36
Table 27: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010-14 36
Table 28: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010-14 36


LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United Kingdom power generation industry value: $ million, 2010-14 8
Figure 2: United Kingdom power generation industry volume: TWh, 2010-14 9
Figure 3: United Kingdom power generation industry category segmentation: % share, by volume, 2014 10
Figure 4: United Kingdom power generation industry geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 11
Figure 5: United Kingdom power generation industry value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 12
Figure 6: United Kingdom power generation industry volume forecast: TWh, 2014-19 13
Figure 7: Forces driving competition in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 14
Figure 8: Drivers of buyer power in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 15
Figure 9: Drivers of supplier power in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 16
Figure 10: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 17
Figure 11: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 18
Figure 12: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the power generation industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 19
Figure 13: Centrica plc: revenues and profitability 22
Figure 14: Centrica plc: assets and liabilities 23
Figure 15: Drax Group plc: revenues and profitability 25
Figure 16: Drax Group plc: assets and liabilities 26
Figure 17: Electricite de France (EDF): revenues and profitability 30
Figure 18: Electricite de France (EDF): assets and liabilities 30
Figure 19: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: revenues and profitability 34
Figure 20: Scottish and Southern Energy plc: assets and liabilities 34

Figure 21: PepsiCo, Inc.: revenues and profitability 34
Figure 22: PepsiCo, Inc.: assets and liabilities 34

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