Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018

2014-06-20
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Published : Jun-2014
No. of Pages : 53

Hydropower is the most mature, reliable and cost-effective renewable power generation technology where power is derived from the energy of water moving from higher to lower elevations. It is a proven, anticipated, and typically price-competitive technology. Hydropower has one of the best efficiencies of conversion of all known energy sources (water to wire 90 percent efficiency). Though it requires comparatively high initial investment, it has a long service life with very low operational and maintenance costs. The major hydropower project types are: Large Hydropower and Small Hydropower. There is no worldwide consensus on classification by project size (installed capacity, MW) due to varying development policies in different countries.

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Hydropower market will grow at a CAGR of 4.35 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

The Global Hydropower market can be segmented into two divisions: Large Hydro and Small Hydro .These are the two types of hydropower plant, which are categorized on the basis of their capacity.

TechNavio’s report, the Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Hydropower market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions

  • Americas
  • EMEA
  • APAC

Key Vendors

  • Eletrobras
  • BC Hydro
  • Hydro-Québec
  • Rus Hydro
  • China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Agder Energi AS
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Georgia Power Company
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc.
  • Stat Kraft AS

Key Market Driver

  • Increasing Electricity Requirement
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report

Key Market Challenge

  • Long Gestation periods
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report

Key Market Trend

  • Increased Investment by Market Vendors
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Filed in: Energy & Power
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited