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Emerging technologies move forward: Northeast power and renewables H1 2017 long-term highlights

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23 June 2017

Emerging technologies move forward: Northeast power and renewables H1 2017 long-term highlights

Report summary

In this outlook we have extended our forecast to 2040 (from 2036)  to help give longer visibility around prices, supply and demand, and generator economics. A number of other changes stand out.  Long-term electric demand is higher thanks in large part to a higher penetration of electric vehicles. In terms of thermal generation, many US coal and nuclear reactors reach the end of their 60 year life and retire. As a result, North America power gas demand will double over the forecast.

Table of contents

    • Demand – EVs increasingly offset impact of expanding distributed generation
    • Gas prices – supply continues to outpace demand
    • Carbon prices – what’s old is new again
    • Coal retirements – more coal plants expected to make it to the end of their useful life
    • Nuclear
    • Renewables
    • Gas fired generation
    • Prices – near to mid term pressures still prevalent, although carbon prices give a long term boost

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • Figure 1: Forecast natural gas prices (H1 2017 vs H2 2016)
  • Figure 2: Forecast carbon prices (H1 2017 vs H2 2016)
  • Figure 3: Announced coal retirements since November 2016
  • Figure 4: Forecast North America generation balances
  • Figure 5: Forecasted average North American power prices (H1 2017 vs H2 2016)

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    H1 2017 Americas Power & Renewables Base Case highlights.pdf

    PDF 4.60 MB

  • Document

    WoodMac NAPR PowerGlossary.pdf

    PDF 376.00 KB

  • Document

    NAPS LTO Battery Cost Forecast Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 100.86 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Capacity Prices Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 335.48 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Coal Clean Equipment Data Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 301.30 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Coal Retirements Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 59.31 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Delivered Fuel Prices Nominal Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 536.54 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Delivered Fuel Prices Real Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 545.33 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Emission Prices Nominal Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 124.56 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Emission Prices Real Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 124.58 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Emissions Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 172.55 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Load Forecast Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 2.68 MB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Macroeconomics Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 116.23 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Prices Sparks IHR Darks Nominal Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 6.26 MB

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    NAPRS LTO Prices Sparks IHR Darks Real Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 8.50 MB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Renewable Energy Credit prices Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 979.56 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Solar DG Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 91.39 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO State RPS Targets Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 839.62 KB

  • Document

    NAPRS LTO Supply Demand Energy Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 907.67 KB

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    NAPRS LTO Transmission Projects in Base Case Northeast 6 15 2017.xlsx

    XLSX 78.54 KB

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    Emerging technologies move forward: Northeast power and renewables H1 2017 long-term highlights

    PDF 828.45 KB

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    Emerging technologies move forward: Northeast power and renewables H1 2017 long-term highlights

    ZIP 23.73 MB

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    Executive summary

    PDF 828.56 KB

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    naps lto report 6 15 2017 appendix modeling enhancements pr.pdf

    PDF 537.47 KB