Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018

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Published : Jun-2014
No. of Pages : 53

Report Description

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?

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings

04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology

05. Introduction
05.1 Large Hydro

06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast
06.3 Five Forces Analysis

07. Market Segmentation by Type
07.1 Global Hydropower Market by Type 2013-2018
07.1.1 Global Large Hydropower Market
07.1.2 Global Small Hydropower Market

08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Global Hydropower Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
08.2 Hydropower Market in the APAC Region
08.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.3 Hydropower Market in the Americas Region
08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.4 Hydropower Market in the EMEA Region
08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast

09. Key Leading Countries
09.1 China
09.2 Brazil
09.3 United States

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Competitive Scenario
17.1.1 Key News
17.2 Other Prominent Vendors

18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Eletrobras
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Business Segmentation
18.1.3 Key Information
18.1.4 SWOT Analysis
18.2 BC Hydro
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Business Segmentation
18.2.3 Key Information
18.2.4 SWOT Analysis
18.3 Hydro-Québec
18.3.1 Business Overview
18.3.2 Business Segmentation
18.3.3 Key Information
18.3.4 SWOT Analysis
18.4 RusHydro
18.4.1 Business Overview
18.4.2 Business Segmentation
18.4.3 Key Information
18.4.4 SWOT Analysis
18.5 China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd.
18.5.1 Business Overview
18.5.2 Key Information
18.5.3 SWOT Analysis

19. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Types of Hydropower Plants
Exhibit 3: Global Hydropower Market 2013-2018 (GW)
Exhibit 4: Global Large Hydropower Market 2013-2018 (GW)
Exhibit 5: Global Small Hydropower Market 2013-2018 (GW)
Exhibit 6: Global Hydropower Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 7: Hydropower Market in APAC Region 2013-2018 (GW)
Exhibit 8: Hydropower Market in Americas Region 2013-2018 (GW)
Exhibit 9: Hydropower market in EMEA Region 2013-2018 (GW)

Press Release

TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018

TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in Global Hydropower Market: Eletrobras, BC Hydro, Hydro-Québec , Rus Hydro, China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd., Agder Energi AS, Duke Energy Corporation, Georgia Power Company, Ontario Power Generation Inc., Stat Kraft AS.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “Many international and regional vendors are investing in the Hydropower market (both large and small) because of benefits such as long-term profits and no fuel charges. Many companies are also investing in R&D to increase the efficiency and durability of turbines and generators. For instance, Alstom SA, one of the leading players in the Global Hydropower Generation and Manufacturing market, invested around US$8 million in a global technology center for hydropower products in Brazil in 2013. In addition, a building boom in mega hydropower plants is in progress in countries such as China and Brazil.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers in this market is the increased electric power requirements worldwide. An increase in energy consumption has a positive influence on the demand for power, and this demand is only expected to rise during the remaining years of the forecast period.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is a requirement for high initial investment. Hydropower plants require a huge amount of initial investments compared to thermal, wind, solar, and other types of power plants.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Filed in: Energy & Power
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited
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