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Germany power and renewables market long-term outlook September 2016

Germany power and renewables market long-term outlook September 2016

Report summary

The focus for Germany is to ensure that the transition to a low-carbon economy occurs at the lowest possible cost for consumers, and that security of supply can be maintained over the coming years as intermittent renewable energy sources increasingly pose capacity and grid-related challenges.

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The power sector is rapidly transitioning to a cleaner generation mix supported by technological and regulatory changes. Regional markets and structures are adjusting to these new realities with implications on fuel demand, commodity pricing and asset values.

This Power Markets Long Term Outlook report provides a detailed analysis of supply, demand and price fundamentals, as well as the regulatory and market issues affecting regional power markets.

Use this report to examine key issues driving regulatory and economic trends and identify future growth opportunities in regional power markets.

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  • Executive summary
    • The costs of the Energiewende are rising
    • Renewable goals are shifting under EEG reform
    • A new electricity market design has been approved
    • Links to related reports
  • Demand
    • Forecast power demand by sector
      • Residential demand
      • Industrial demand
      • Commercial/other demand
      • Energy industries
      • Losses
  • Renewables
    • Wind
      • Onshore
      • Offshore
    • Solar
    • Thermal renewables
    • Hydro
    • Renewable energy policy
    • Renewable Energy Act (EEG)
      • EEG reform - 2014
      • EEG reform - 2017
  • Supply
    • Existing capacity
    • Capacity developments and forecast
      • Coal
      • Nuclear
      • Gas
    • Overall supply capacity and peak margins
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Annual generation by source
  • Trade
  • Prices
    • Annual base load power prices

In this report there are 17 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Power supply - market share by source
  • Demand
    • Power demand
  • Renewables
    • Renewable capacity and supply share development
    • Renewables: Image 2
    • Progress towards renewable electricity targets for major markets & the EU 28
    • Feed-in tariff levels by technology (EEG 2014 & 2017)
    • Renewable subsidy cost by technology and pass-through to consumers
  • Supply
    • Existing capacity
    • Forecast new capacity
    • Generation capacity by fuel
    • Generation capacity and peak demand
    • Reserve margin
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Generation by source
    • Changes in power generation output between views
  • Trade
    • Net imports
  • Prices
    • Annual wholesale base load price (Real 2016)
    • Annual base load spark and dark spreads (Real 2016)
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