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Egypt energy markets outlook 2015 - power

Egypt energy markets outlook 2015 - power

Report summary

Over the past decade, electricity demand grew on average 6% a year on the back of highly subsidised electricity prices, strong GDP and population growth. In addition, ample gas reserves supported the expansion of gas-fired power generation, which accounted for 80 to 85% of Egypt's thermal electricity supply. The power sector is however being challenged due to a severe decline in domestic gas production, leading to severe black-outs. Nonetheless, electricity demand has continued to grow albeit at a lower pace than historically. The use of oil products in power increased significantly in 2012-14 to compensate for gas shortages.

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Due to their sensitivity to political events and the global economy, energy demand and trade remain extremely volatile. The rapidly changing cost environment for hydrocarbon production and renewable energy, combined with energy policy changes, means the fuel mix in energy markets can be unpredictable at best. Further complicating the outlook is the transition and pace of the energy-intensive developing world from industrial to services-based economic growth, supporting the growing need for power generation.

This Energy Markets Long Term Outlook report provides a multi-fuel supply and demand forecast supported by a breakdown of the key facts.

Companies involved in all sectors of the energy industry can use this long term outlook report to assess inter-fuel dynamics and market drivers for strategic planning and investment opportunities. Use it to understand supply and demand fundamentals across hydrocarbon and renewables.

Analysing 92 markets and providing comprehensive coverage of global energy supply and demand, Wood Mackenzie is ideally placed to offer extensive expertise and robust knowledge of the energy markets sector. We write detailed supply and demand forecasts across all fuels and sectors based on our objective, proprietary data.

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  • Executive summary
  • Market structure
    • Organisation
    • Regulation
  • Prices
  • Infrastructure
    • The total length of transmission lines increased 1.4% to 44,200 km in fiscal year 2013/14.
  • Demand
    • Residential, commercial and agricultural (RCA)
    • Industry
  • Supply
    • Capacity
      • Nuclear plans
    • Key fuels
  • Trade

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Market structure
    • Power market structure
    • Government energy authorities
  • Prices
    • Electricity tariff structure
  • Infrastructure
    • Existing electricity infrastructure 2012/13
    • International electricity interconnectors
    • Existing Electricity infrastructure map
  • Demand
    • Electricity demand (2005 - 2035)
    • Electricity demand by sector (2005-2035)
  • Supply
    • Generation capacity by fuel (2005-2035)
    • Electricity output by fuel (2005-2035)
  • Trade
    • Electricity trade (2005-2035)
    • Electricity trade (2005-2035)
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