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United Kingdom energy markets outlook 2014 - overview

United Kingdom energy markets outlook 2014 - overview

Report summary

In 2013, total primary energy demand was flat as lower Eurozone trade, contraction in the petrochemical sector, and low consumer sentiment impacted consumption. The shifting economic structure from heavy industry to services has been accompanied by a reduction in energy intensity. As indigenous reserves and production declines, imports will increase from 41 bcm in 2013 to 49 bcm by 2030.

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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.

Whether you want an independent outlook on the market or to screen for opportunities in new markets, we help you understand global energy dynamics so you can shape your corporate strategy with confidence.

  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic indicators (2005-2035)
    • GDP outlook (Index Q1 2008 = 100) Industrial production outlook (Index Q1 2008 = 100)
    • Real GDP and inputs growth 1990-2030
    • Population by age cohort (million)
    • Upside
    • Downside
  • Demand
    • Economic drivers and energy demand
    • Total primary energy demand
    • Energy intensity
      • Key sub-sectors
      • Key fuels
    • Transport
      • Key fuels
    • Residential, commercial and agricultural
      • Key sub-sectors
      • Key fuels
      • Residential, commercial and agricultural fuel mix (2005-2035)
      • Uncertainties
  • Policy and regulation
    • Energy policy
      • Major energy policies
    • Key policies
      • Renewable Obligation (RO)
      • Feed-in tariffs (FITs)
      • Carbon Price Floor (CPF)
      • Capacity mechanism
      • Levy Control Framework
    • Legislation
    • Environment & carbon
    • 2030 Targets
    • EU emissions trading scheme
      • Gas sector regulation & organisation
      • Electricity sector regulation & organisation
    • Subsidies and taxes

In this report there are 26 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Key facts (2005-2035)
    • Location map
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic outlook: Table 1
    • GDP by sector (% of GDP)
    • GDP by expenditure (constant GBP bn, 2009)
    • Economic outlook: Image 3
    • Economic outlook: Image 4
    • Economic outlook: Image 5
    • Economic outlook: Image 6
    • Economic outlook: Image 7
  • Demand
    • Total primary energy demand (2005-2035)
    • Demand by sector (2005-2035)
    • Demand by fuel (2005-2035)
    • Electricity intensity comparison (2000-2030)
    • End-use intensity comparison (2000-2030)
    • Energy demand for industry and non-energy use (2005-2035)
    • Industrial energy mix (2005-2035)
    • Transport sector energy demand (2005-2035)
    • Transport fuel mix (2005-2035)
    • Energy demand in the residential/commercial sector (2005-2035)
    • RCA sub-sectors (2012)
    • Demand: Image 8
  • Policy and regulation
    • Policy and regulation: Table 1
    • Policy and regulation: Table 2
    • Policy and regulation: Table 3
    • CO2 emissions & ETS NAP CAP (2005-2012)
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