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Germany power markets long-term outlook H1 2014

Germany power markets long-term outlook H1 2014

Report summary

In May 2011, the German government announced its decision to close around 9 GW of nuclear plant with immediate effect and complete an entire phase-out of the technology by 2022 – this event fundamentally altered the outlook for the country’s power market. 

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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.

Wood Mackenzie's detailed analysis and reliable market forecasts give you a strong foundation for your investment decisions and corporate planning. Our experienced power research analysts use high-quality proprietary gas, coal and oil markets research to help you unlock power market fundamentals and identify future growth opportunities.

  • Executive summary
    • Continuing transformation in power supply
    • Market arrangements adapting to new challenges
    • Wholesale price weakness undermines conventional supplies
  • Economic outlook
  • Market structure
    • German power network
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key offices, legislation and policy
      • Key targets
      • Renewable Energy Act (EEG)
      • EEG reform 2014
      • Combined Heat and Power act (KWKG)
  • Demand
    • Power demand
  • Supply
    • Existing capacity
    • Capacity developments and forecast
      • Coal
      • Nuclear
      • Renewables
      • Gas
        • Generation capacity by fuel
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Annual generation by source
  • Trade
    • Net imports
  • Prices
    • Annual base load power prices

In this report there are 21 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Power supply - market share by source
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic outlook: Table 1
    • GDP forecast - Germany
  • Market structure
    • Market structure: Table 1
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key offices
    • Policy and regulation: Table 2
    • Policy and regulation: Image 1
    • Policy and regulation: Table 3
    • Policy and regulation: Table 4
  • Demand
    • Demand: Image 1
  • Supply
    • Existing capacity
    • Forecast new capacity
    • Supply: Image 3
    • Generation capacity and peak demand
    • Reserve margin
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 1
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 2
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 3
  • Trade
    • Trade: Image 1
  • Prices
    • Annual wholesale base load price (Real 2014)
    • Spark and dark spread - fuel and emissions
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