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Power Market in Western Europe to 2020 - Government Policies Downplaying the Nuclear Energy Industry and Spurring the Growth of Renewable Energy

  • ID: 1803956
  • June 2011
  • Region: Europe
  • 510 Pages
  • GBI Research

“Power Market in Western Europe to 2020 - Government Policies Downplaying the Nuclear Energy Industry and Spurring the Growth of Renewable Energy” provides an in-depth analysis of the power market of the top 12 Western European countries (France, Germany, Austria, The United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Portugal and Belgium). The report provides deep insights and emerging trends in the power market for each country, with detailed forecast of the installed capacity and generation by thermal, hydro, renewable (solar PV, biomass, wind etc.) and nuclear sources up to 2020.

It also provides the annual import, export, sector wide demand scenario for all the countries along with the forecasts for annual power consumption. The research also analyzes their competitive structure, regulatory framework and the infrastructure of power sectors in these countries. The report, also discusses elaborate information on active and upcoming power plants in the countries, provides a comprehensive understanding of the 12 Western Europe power markets. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary READ MORE >

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1 4
1.1 List of Tables 14
1.2 List of Figures 20
2 Introduction 24
2.1 Methodology Adopted for Ranking the Western European Countries 24
2.2 Country Level Parameters 24
2.2.1 Business Viability 24
2.3 Industry Specific Parameters 25
2.3.1 Power Generation 25
2.3.2 Electrification Ratio 25
2.3.3 Consumption Growth Rate 26
2.4 Weight Assigned to the Parameters 27
2.5 Country Selection Methodology 28
2.6 GBI Research Report Guidance 29
3 Power Market in Western Europe 30
3.1 Overview 30
3.2 Western Europe Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity - Overview 30
3.2.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 32
3.2.2 Top Electricity Markets in Western Europe (Selected Countries), By Installed Capacity 33
3.3 Changing Trends in Generation and Consumption in Western Europe 35
4 Germany, Power Market Analysis to 2020 39
4.1 Power Market Overview 39
4.1.1 Thermal Power is a Dominant Source in the Total Power Installed Capacity 39
4.1.2 Renewable Power to Become the Leading Source of Generation 39
4.2 Germany Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 39
4.2.1 Germany Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 40
4.2.2 Germany Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 41
4.3 Germany Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 42
4.4 Germany Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 43
4.5 Germany Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 45
4.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 45
4.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 47
4.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 48
4.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 50
4.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 52
4.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 54
4.6 Germany Power Market, Total Power Generation, 2000-2020 56
4.6.1 Germany Power Market, Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 58
4.6.2 Germany Power Market, Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 60
4.6.3 Germany Power Market, Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 62
4.6.4 Germany Power Market, Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 64
4.7 Germany Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 66
4.7.1 Active Power Projects 66
4.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 70
4.8 Germany Power Market, Market Share of Major Power Companies 73
4.9 Germany Power Market, Regulatory Structure 74
4.9.1 Germany Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 74
4.9.2 Germany Power Market, Electricity Policies 74
4.9.3 Germany Power Market, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 75
4.9.4 Germany Power Market, Initiatives Towards Reducing Greenhouse and Carbon Dioxide Emissions 76
4.10 Germany Power Market, Infrastructure 77
4.10.1 Germany Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 77
4.10.2 Germany Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Network 77
4.10.3 Grid Interconnection 78
4.10.4 Future Development Plans 79
5 France, Power Market Analysis to 2020 80
5.1 Power Market Overview 80
5.1.1 Nuclear Power to Remain the Dominant Source for Power Generation 80
5.1.2 Renewable Sources to Emerge as Major Source of Power 80
5.2 France Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 80
5.2.1 France Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 80
5.2.2 France Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 82
5.3 France Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 83
5.4 France Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 84
5.5 France Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 86
5.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 86
5.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 88
5.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 89
5.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 91
5.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Power Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 93
5.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 95
5.6 France Power Market, Total Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 97
5.6.1 France Power Market, Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 99
5.6.2 France Power Market, Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 101
5.6.3 France Power Market, Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 103
5.6.4 France Power Market, Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 105
5.7 France Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 107
5.7.1 Active Power Projects 107
5.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 111
5.8 France Power Market, Competitive Landscape 113
5.9 France Power Market, Regulatory Structure 114
5.9.1 France Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 114
5.9.2 Deregulation of Electricity Sector 114
5.9.3 Energy Policies 114
5.9.4 Renewable Energy Policies 114
5.10 France Power Market, Infrastructure 115
5.10.1 France Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 115
5.10.2 Grid Connectivity and Planned Investments 116
6 Austria, Power Market Analysis to 2020 117
6.1 Power Market Overview 117
6.1.1 Hydro Power to Remain the Dominant Source for Power Generation 117
6.1.2 Increase in Power Consumption Highest Among Western European Countries. 117
6.2 Austria Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 117
6.2.1 Austria Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 117
6.2.2 Austria Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 119
6.3 Austria Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 120
6.4 Austria Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 121
6.5 Austria Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 123
6.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 123
6.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 125
6.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 126
6.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 128
6.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 130
6.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 131
6.6 Austria Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 132
6.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 134
6.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 136
6.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 138
6.7 Austria Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 140
6.7.1 Active Power Projects 140
6.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 143
6.8 Austria Power Market, Market Share of Major Power Companies 145
6.9 Austria Power Market, Regulatory Structure 146
6.9.1 Austria Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 146
6.9.2 Austria Power Market, Energy Policies 146
6.9.3 Austria Power Market, Renewable Energy Policies 146
6.9.4 Austria Power Market, Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Measures 147
6.10 Austria Power Market, Infrastructure 147
6.10.1 Austria Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 147
6.10.2 Grid Interconnection 147
6.10.3 Distribution Overview 148
6.10.4 Future Development Plans 148
7 The UK, Power Market Analysis to 2020 149
7.1 Power Market, Overview 149
7.1.1 Investment in Nuclear Power Projects 149
7.1.2 Lowest Growth in Power Consumption of Western European Countries 149
7.1.3 Expansion of Power Infrastructure 149
7.2 The UK Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 150
7.2.1 The UK Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 150
7.2.2 The UK Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 151
7.3 The UK Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 152
7.4 The UK Power Market, Power Consumption, 2000-2020 153
7.5 The UK Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 155
7.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 155
7.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 157
7.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 158
7.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 160
7.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 162
7.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 164
7.6 The UK Power Market, Power Generation, 2000-2020 166
7.6.1 Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 168
7.6.2 Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 170
7.6.3 Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 172
7.6.4 Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 174
7.7 The UK Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 176
7.7.1 Active Power Projects 176
7.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 179
7.8 The UK Power Market, Market Share of Major Power Generating Companies 182
7.9 The UK Power Market, Regulatory Structure 183
7.9.1 The UK Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 183
7.9.2 The UK Power Market, Budget for Industrial Carbon Footprint Reduction 183
7.9.3 The UK Power Market, Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 183
7.9.4 The UK Power Market, Nuclear Energy, Policies for the Future 183
7.9.5 The UK Power Market, Thermal Energy, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Technology 184
7.10 The UK Power Market, Infrastructure 184
7.10.1 The UK Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 184
7.10.2 Grid Interconnection 184
7.10.3 The UK Power Market, Key Regulatory Authorities for Energy Infrastructure Projects 185
7.10.4 Future Development Plans 186
8 Sweden, Power Market Analysis to 2020 187
8.1 Power Market Overview 187
8.1.1 Sweden Power Market, Change of Power Mix 187
8.1.2 Continued Growth in Power Generation 187
8.2 Sweden Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 187
8.2.1 Sweden Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 187
8.2.2 Sweden Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 189
8.3 Sweden Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 190
8.4 Sweden Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 191
8.5 Sweden Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 193
8.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 193
8.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 195
8.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 196
8.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 198
8.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 200
8.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 202
8.6 Sweden Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 204
8.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 206
8.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 208
8.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 210
8.6.4 Sweden Power Market, Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 212
8.7 Sweden Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 214
8.7.1 Active Power Projects 214
8.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 216
8.8 Sweden Power Market, Market Shares of the Major Power Companies 218
8.9 Sweden Power Market, Regulatory Structure 219
8.9.1 Sweden Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 219
8.9.2 Sweden Power Market, Renewable Energy Policies 219
8.9.3 New Proposed Developments on Sustainable Energy and Climate Policy 220
8.9.4 Sweden Power Market, Energy Efficiency Measures 220
8.10 Sweden Power Market, Infrastructure 221
8.10.1 Sweden Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 221
8.10.2 Grid Interconnection 221
8.10.3 Future Development Plans 221
9 Norway, Power Market Analysis to 2020 223
9.1 Power Market Overview 223
9.1.1 Hydro Power to Remain the Dominant Source for Power Generation 223
9.1.2 Renewable Energy Sources to Become One of the Major Sources of Power 223
9.2 Norway Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 223
9.2.1 Norway Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 224
9.2.2 Norway Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 225
9.3 Norway Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 226
9.4 Norway Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 227
9.5 Norway Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 229
9.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 229
9.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 231
9.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 232
9.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 234
9.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 236
9.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 237
9.6 Norway Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 238
9.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 240
9.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 242
9.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 244
9.7 Norway Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 246
9.7.1 Active Power Projects 246
9.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 247
9.8 Norway Power Market, Market Shares of the Major Power Companies by Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2010 250
9.9 Norway Power Market, Regulatory Structure 251
9.9.1 Norway Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 251
9.9.2 Norway Power Market, Renewable Energy Policies 251
9.9.3 White Paper on National Climate Policy, 2007 251
9.9.4 Legislation on Offshore Renewable Energy Production 252
9.9.5 The EU 7th Framework Program for Research 252
9.10 Norway Power Market, Infrastructure 253
9.10.1 Norway Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 253
9.10.2 Grid Interconnection 253
9.10.3 Future Development Plans 253
10 The Netherlands, Power Market Analysis to 2020 255
10.1 Power Market Overview 255
10.1.1 Thermal Fuel Sources to Continue as the Dominant Source for Power Generation 255
10.1.2 Increasing Focus on Carbon Capture and Storage Projects 255
10.1.3 Expansion of Power Infrastructure 255
10.2 The Netherlands Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 255
10.2.1 The Netherlands Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 256
10.2.2 The Netherlands Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 257
10.3 The Netherlands Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 258
10.4 The Netherlands Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 259
10.5 The Netherlands Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 261
10.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 261
10.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 263
10.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 264
10.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 266
10.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 268
10.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 270
10.6 The Netherlands Power Market, Power Generation, 2000-2020 272
10.6.1 Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 274
10.6.2 Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 276
10.6.3 Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 278
10.6.4 Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 280
10.7 The Netherlands Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 282
10.7.1 Active Power Projects 282
10.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 284
10.8 The Netherlands Power Market, Market Share of Major Power Companies 286
10.9 The Netherlands Power Market, Regulatory Structure 287
10.9.1 The Netherlands Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 287
10.9.2 The Netherlands Power Market, Carbon Capture and Storage Projects 287
10.9.3 The Netherlands Power Market, Renewable Energy, Policies for the Future 287
10.9.4 Emission Trading 288
10.10 The Netherlands Power Market, Infrastructure 288
10.10.1 The Netherlands Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 288
10.10.2 Grid Interconnection 288
10.10.3 The Netherlands Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Network 288
10.10.4 Future Developments Plans 289
11 Spain, Power Market Analysis to 2020 290
11.1 Power Market Overview 290
11.1.1 Wind Energy is the Key Source for Renewable Power Generation 290
11.1.2 Continued Growth in Power Generation 290
11.2 Spain Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 290
11.2.1 Spain Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 290
11.2.2 Spain Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 292
11.3 Spain Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 293
11.4 Spain Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 294
11.5 Spain Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 296
11.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 296
11.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 298
11.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 299
11.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 301
11.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 303
11.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 305
11.6 Spain Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 307
11.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 309
11.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 311
11.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 313
11.6.4 Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 315
11.7 Spain Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 317
11.7.1 Active Power Projects 317
11.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 321
11.8 Spain Power Market, Market Share of the Major Power Companies 324
11.9 Spain Power Market, Regulatory Structure 325
11.9.1 Spain Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 325
11.9.2 Spain Power Market, Energy Policies 325
11.9.3 Spain Power Market, Renewable Energy Policies 325
11.9.4 Spain Power Market, Energy Taxation 326
11.10 Spain Power Market, Infrastructure 327
11.10.1 Spain Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 327
11.10.2 Spain Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Network 327
11.10.3 Future Development Plans 327
12 Belgium, Power Market Analysis to 2020 328
12.1 Power Market Overview 328
12.1.1 Thermal Power is the Dominant Source in the Power Mix 328
12.1.2 Extension in Nuclear Phase-Out 328
12.2 Belgium Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 328
12.2.1 Belgium Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 328
12.2.2 Belgium Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 330
12.3 Belgium Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 331
12.4 Belgium Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 332
12.5 Belgium Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 334
12.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 334
12.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 336
12.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 337
12.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 339
12.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 341
12.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 343
12.6 Belgium Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 345
12.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 347
12.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 349
12.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 351
12.6.4 Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 353
12.7 Belgium Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 355
12.7.1 Active Power Projects 355
12.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 358
12.8 Belgium Power Market, Market Share of the Major Power Companies 360
12.9 Belgium Power Market, Regulatory Structure 361
12.9.1 Belgium Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 361
12.9.2 Belgium Power Market, Laws 361
12.9.3 Belgium Power Market, Nuclear Policy 362
12.9.4 Belgium Power Market, Green Certificates 362
12.10 Belgium Power Market - Infrastructure 363
12.10.1 Belgium Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 363
12.10.2 Distribution Overview 363
12.10.3 Grid Development 363
12.10.4 Future Development Plans 364
13 Switzerland, Power Market Analysis to 2020 365
13.1 Power Market Overview 365
13.1.1 Hydro Power to Remain the Dominant Source for Power Generation 365
13.1.2 Continued Growth in Power Consumption 365
13.2 Switzerland Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 365
13.2.1 Switzerland Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 365
13.2.2 Switzerland Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 367
13.3 Switzerland Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 368
13.4 Switzerland Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 369
13.5 Switzerland Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 371
13.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 371
13.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 373
13.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 374
13.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 376
13.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 378
13.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 380
13.6 Switzerland Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 382
13.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 384
13.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 386
13.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 388
13.6.4 Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 390
13.7 Switzerland Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 392
13.7.1 Active Power Projects 392
13.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 395
13.8 Switzerland Power Market, Market Share of the Major Power Companies 398
13.9 Switzerland Power Market, Regulatory Structure 399
13.9.1 Switzerland Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 399
13.9.2 Switzerland Power Market, Market Liberalization 399
13.9.3 Switzerland Power Market, Renewable Energy Development and Energy Efficiency 399
13.9.4 Switzerland Power Market, Nuclear Policy 400
13.10 Switzerland Power Market, Infrastructure 400
13.10.1 Switzerland Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 400
13.10.2 Market Liberalization and Grid Interconnections 401
13.10.3 Distribution Overview 401
13.10.4 Future Development Plans 401
14 Portugal, Power Market Analysis to 2020 402
14.1 Power Market Overview 402
14.1.1 Portugal Power Market, Change of Power Mix 402
14.1.2 Increasing Focus on Carbon Capture and Storage Projects 402
14.2 Portugal Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 402
14.2.1 Portugal Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 402
14.2.2 Portugal Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 404
14.3 Portugal Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 405
14.4 Portugal Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 406
14.5 Portugal Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 408
14.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 408
14.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 410
14.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 411
14.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 413
14.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 415
14.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 416
14.6 Portugal Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 417
14.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 419
14.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 421
14.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 423
14.6.4 Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 425
14.7 Portugal Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 425
14.7.1 Active Power Projects 425
14.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 427
14.8 Portugal Power Market, Market Share of the Major Power Companies 429
14.9 Portugal Power Market, Regulatory Structure 430
14.9.1 Portugal Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 430
14.9.2 Portugal Power Market, Carbon Capture and Storage Projects 430
14.9.3 Portugal Power Market, Renewable Energy, Policies for the Future 430
14.9.4 Emission Trading 431
14.10 Portugal Power Market, Infrastructure 431
14.10.1 Portugal Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 431
14.10.2 Portugal Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Network 431
14.10.3 Grid Interconnection 431
14.10.4 Future Development Plans 432
15 Italy, Power Market Analysis to 2020 433
15.1 Power Market Overview 433
15.1.1 Thermal Fuel Sources to Continue as the Dominant Source for Power Generation 433
15.1.2 Renewable Energy to Become the Key Resource for Power Generation 433
15.2 Italy Power Market, Import and Export Scenario 433
15.2.1 Italy Power Market, Total Annual Imports, 2000-2009 433
15.2.2 Italy Power Market, Total Annual Exports, 2000-2009 435
15.3 Italy Power Market, Demand and Consumption Scenario 436
15.4 Italy Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, 2000-2020 437
15.5 Italy Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 439
15.5.1 Cumulative Installed Capacity - Total Value 439
15.5.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant - Percentage 441
15.5.3 Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 442
15.5.4 Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 444
15.5.5 Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 446
15.5.6 Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, 2000-2020 447
15.6 Italy Power Market, Annual Power Generation, 2000-2020 448
15.6.1 Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000-2020 450
15.6.2 Annual Hydro Power Generation, 2000-2020 452
15.6.3 Annual Renewable Power Generation, 2000-2020 454
15.6.4 Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000-2020 455
15.7 Italy Power Market, Top Active and Upcoming Projects 456
15.7.1 Active Power Projects 456
15.7.2 Upcoming Power Projects 459
15.8 Italy Power Market, Market Shares of the Major Power Companies 461
15.9 Italy Power Market, Regulatory Structure 462
15.9.1 Italy Power Market, Regulatory Structure - Overview 462
15.9.2 Italy Power Market, Nuclear Energy Policies 462
15.9.3 Italy Power Market, Renewable Energy Policies 462
15.9.4 Italy Power Market, Energy Efficiency (EE) 463
15.10 Italy Power Market, Infrastructure 463
15.10.1 Italy Power Market, Infrastructure - Overview 463
15.10.2 Grid Interconnection 464
15.10.3 Future Development Plans 464
16 Western Europe Power Market, Major Power Companies 465
16.1 Electricite de France S.A. (EDF), Company Overview 465
16.1.1 Electricite de France S.A. (EDF), Business Description 465
16.1.2 Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), SWOT Analysis 466
16.2 RWE Power AG, Company Overview 470
16.2.1 Business Overview 470
16.2.2 RWE Power AG, SWOT Analysis 471
16.3 E ON AG Company Overview 475
16.3.1 Company Overview 475
16.3.2 E.ON AG, Business Description 475
16.3.3 E.ON AG, SWOT Analysis 475
16.4 Enel SpA (Enel), Company Overview 478
16.4.1 Enel SpA (Enel), Business Description 478
16.4.2 Enel SpA (Enel), SWOT Analysis 479
16.5 Vattenfall AB, Company Overview 483
16.5.1 Vattenfall AB, Business Description 483
16.5.2 Vattenfall AB, SWOT Analysis 483
16.6 Endesa S.A. Company Overview 486
16.6.1 Endesa, S.A., Business Description 486
16.6.2 Endesa, S.A., SWOT Analysis 486
16.7 Electrabel Company Overview 489
16.7.1 Electrabel, Business Description 489
16.7.2 Electrabel, SWOT Analysis 490
16.8 Scottish and Southern Energy plc ('SSE'), Company Overview 493
16.8.1 Scottish and Southern Energy plc ('SSE'), Business Description 493
16.8.2 Scottish and Southern Energy plc ('SSE'), SWOT Analysis 494
16.9 Iberdrola, S.A., Company Overview 497
16.9.1 Iberdrola, S.A., Business Description 497
16.9.2 Iberdrola, S.A., SWOT Analysis 498
16.10 Verbund (Osterreichische Elektrizitatswirtschafts-AG), Company Overview 501
16.10.1 Verbund (Osterreichische Elektrizitatswirtschafts-AG), Business Description 501
16.10.2 Verbund (Osterreichische Elektrizitatswirtschafts-AG), SWOT Analysis 502
17 Appendix 505
17.1 Market Definitions 505
17.1.1 Power 505
17.1.2 Installed capacity 505
17.1.3 Active installed capacity 505
17.1.4 Electricity generation 505
17.1.5 Thermal power 505
17.1.6 Hydro power 505
17.1.7 Nuclear power 505
17.1.8 Renewable energy resources 505
17.1.9 Generation Company 505
17.1.10 Electricity consumption 505
17.1.11 Transmission network 505
17.1.12 Interconnector 506
17.1.13 Transmission and distribution loss 506
17.2 GBI Research’s Methodology 506
17.2.1 Coverage 506
17.2.2 Secondary Research 506
17.2.3 Primary Research 507
17.2.4 Expert Panel Validation 507
17.3 Abbreviations 507
17.4 Contact Us 510
17.5 Disclaimer 510

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Ease of Doing Business - Categories and Sub-Categories 24
Table 2: Risk Categories for Business 25
Table 3: Western Europe (Selected Countries), Country Attractiveness Analysis (Actual Values) 26
Table 4: Western Europe (Selected Countries), Relative Scores and Ranking 28
Table 5: Western Europe Power Market (Selected Countries), Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type, MW, 2000-2020 31
Table 6: Western Europe Power Market (Selected Countries), Cumulative Installed Capacity (%), 2010 33
Table 7: Western Europe Power Market (Selected Countries), Total Annual Power Generation and Consumption, GWh, 2000-2020 36
Table 8: Germany Power Market, Total Annual Imports, GWh, 2000-2009 40
Table 9: Germany Power Market, Total Annual Exports, GWh, 2000-2009 41
Table 10: Germany Power Market, Breakdown of Electricity Consumption, By Sector (%), 2010 42
Table 11: Germany Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, GWh, 2000-2020 44
Table 12: Germany Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 46
Table 13: Germany Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant (%), 2010 47
Table 14: Germany Power Market, Thermal Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 49
Table 15: Germany Power Market, Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 51
Table 16: Germany Power Market, Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 53
Table 17: Germany Power Market, Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 55
Table 18: Germany Power Market, Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 57
Table 19: Germany Power Market, Thermal Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 59
Table 20: Germany Power Market, Hydro Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 61
Table 21: Germany Power Market, Renewable Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 63
Table 22: Germany Power Market, Nuclear Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 65
Table 23: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Thermal Power Projects, MW, 2010 66
Table 24: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Hydro Power Projects, MW, 2010 67
Table 25: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Renewable Power Projects, MW, 2010 68
Table 26: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Nuclear Power Projects, MW, 2010 69
Table 27: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Upcoming Thermal Power Projects, MW, 2011-2020 70
Table 28: Germany Power Market, Top Upcoming Hydro Power Projects, MW,
2011-2020 71
Table 29: Germany Power Market, Top 10 Upcoming Renewable Power Projects, MW,
2011-2020 71
Table 30: The German Power Market, Planned Shutdown of Nuclear Power Plants, 2011-2020 72
Table 31: Germany Power Market, Installed Capacity Share of Major Power Companies (%), 2010 73
Table 32: Deployment Expenditures for Renewable Energy Technology, 2008-2009 75
Table 33: Germany Power Market, Length of Transmission Network by Voltage, (Ckm),
2005-2010 77
Table 34: Germany Power Market, Length of Distribution Network by Voltage, (Ckm),
2005-2010 78
Table 35: France Power Market, Total Annual Imports, GWh, 2000-2009 81
Table 36: France Power Market, Total Annual Exports, GWh, 2000-2009 82
Table 37: France Power Market, Breakdown of Electricity Consumption, By Sector (%), 2010 83
Table 38: France Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, GWh, 2000-2020 85
Table 39: France Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 87
Table 40: France Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant (%), 2010 88
Table 41: France Power Market, Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 90
Table 42: France Power Market, Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 92
Table 43: France Power Market, Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 94
Table 44: France Power Market, Cumulative Nuclear Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 96
Table 45: France Power Market, Total Annual Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 98
Table 46: France Power Market, Annual Thermal Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 100
Table 47: France Power Market, Annual Hydro Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 102
Table 48: France Power Market, Annual Renewable Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 104
Table 49: France Power Market, Annual Nuclear Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 106
Table 50: France Power Market, Top 10 Thermal Power Projects, MW, 2010 107
Table 51: France Power Market, Top 10 Hydro Power Projects, MW, 2010 108
Table 52: France Power Market, Top 10 Renewable Power Projects, MW, 2010 109
Table 53: France Power Market, Top 10 Nuclear Power Projects, MW, 2010 110
Table 54: France Power Market, Top 10 Upcoming Thermal Power Projects, MW, 2011-2020 111
Table 55: France Power Market, Top Upcoming Hydro Power Projects, MW, 2011-2020 112
Table 56: France Power Market, Top 10 Upcoming Renewable Power Projects, MW, 2011-2020 112
Table 57: France Power Market, Top Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects, MW, 2011-2020 113
Table 58: France Power Market, Installed Capacity Share of Major Power Companies (%), 2010 113
Table 59: France Power Market, Cumulative Length of Transmission Network by Voltage (CKm), 2000-2010 115
Table 60: Austria Power Market, Total Annual Imports, GWh, 2000-2009 118
Table 61: Austria Power Market, Total Annual Exports, GWh, 2000-2009 119
Table 62: Austria Power Market, Breakdown of Electricity Consumption, By Sector (%), 2010 120
Table 63: Austria Power Market, Annual Power Consumption, GWh, 2000-2020 122
Table 64: Austria Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 124
Table 65: Austria Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Type of Power Plant (%), 2010 125
Table 66: Austria Power Market, Cumulative Thermal Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 127
Table 67: Austria Power Market, Cumulative Hydro Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 129
Table 68: Austria Power Market, Cumulative Renewable Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 131
Table 69: Austria Power Market, Annual Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 133
Table 70: Austria Power Market, Annual Thermal Power Generation, GWh, 2000-2020 135
Table 71: Austria Power Market, Annual Hydro Power Gen

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