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Germany power markets long-term outlook October 2017

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09 October 2017

Germany power markets long-term outlook October 2017

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.

Table of contents

    • 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
    • Power demand
    • Existing capacity
    • Capacity developments and forecast
      • Coal
      • Nuclear
      • Gas
    • Overall supply capacity and peak margins
    • Annual generation by source
  • Trade
    • Annual base load power prices

Tables and charts

This report includes 12 images and tables including:

  • Net imports
  • Power supply - market share by source
  • Demand: Image 1
  • Existing capacity
  • Forecast new capacity
  • Generation capacity by fuel
  • Generation capacity and peak demand
  • Reserve margin
  • Generation by source
  • Change between forecasts - annual generation by fuel
  • Annual wholesale base load price (Real 2016)
  • Annual base load spark and dark spreads (Real 2016)

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    Supply-demand balances

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