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Nuclear Power - Thematic Research

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  • 29 Pages
  • October 2018
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4668279
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Nuclear Power - Thematic Research


The nuclear power sector is expected to grow over the next decade as demand for electricity rises. The global cumulative installed nuclear power capacity was 392 gigawatts (GW) in 2017 and is expected to reach 536 GW by 2030 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4%.

Climate change concerns have raised awareness of the need to reduce use of fossil fuels in favor of low-emission power sources. Nuclear power is the readily available large-scale alternative to fossil fuels for the production of a continuous and reliable supply of electricity for meeting base-load demand. China, the world’s top greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter, is very keen on reducing its emissions; hence, it is deploying nuclear technology as part of its power mix.

Nuclear technology is a major base-load power-generating source and accounted for 10.5% of global power generation in 2017. The nuclear power sector is growing in many countries as demand for electricity increases. Some 31 countries are currently operating nuclear reactors for their electricity generation. Countries with significant nuclear power capacity are: the US, France, Japan, China, Russia, South Korea, Canada, and Ukraine, with more than 10 gigawatts (GW) installed capacity each. Germany, the UK, Sweden, India, Spain, Belgium, and Taiwan have 5-10 GW installed nuclear power capacity each.

The report "Nuclear Power - Thematic Research", is part of an ecosystem of thematic investment research reports. The report offers in-depth research into Nuclear Power Technology and Market; identifying winners and losers based on technology leadership, market position and other factors.

  • The report highlights key leaders in the nuclear power theme, categorized under four segments of the nuclear energy value chain: uranium suppliers, equipment makers, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and nuclear power plant (NPP) owners and operators.

  • The report analyses the major trends in the nuclear industry over the next two to three years

  • It discusses the nuclear energy value chain

  • It provides an overview of the nuclear industry and performs competitive analysis and highlights significant mergers and acquisitions in the nuclear sector

  • Includes a timeline highlighting key milestones in the story of nuclear industry

  • The report highlights competitive position of companies in the nuclear theme.

Reasons to Buy
  • To gain insights of the global nuclear industry and major leaders in the nuclear power theme

  • Enhance your understanding of the major trends in the nuclear industry and segments in the nuclear energy value chain

  • To understand the competitive position of leading nuclear power markets, mergers and acquisitions and investment trends in the nuclear sector

  • To know more about companies in the nuclear industry, which have strong competitive position in the nuclear theme

  • It provides a technology briefing to explain the evolution of nuclear technology and how it works.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Technology trends
Macroeconomic themes
Regulatory themes
Competitive analysis
Nuclear Market, Global, Investment Trends, 2017-2020
Mergers and acquisitions
Uranium suppliers
Equipment makers
EPC companies
Nuclear plant owners and operators

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Kazatomprom

  • Cameco

  • Orano

  • Uranium One

  • China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC)

  • China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN)

  • General Electric (GE)

  • Power Machines

  • Turboatom

  • Toshiba

  • Alstom Atomenergomash

  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL)

  • State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom

  • State Power Investment Corp (SPIC)

  • Électricité de France SA (EDF)