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Italy power markets long-term outlook H2 2013

Italy power markets long-term outlook H2 2013

Report summary

The Italian power market is dominated by gas, with the fuel providing 43% of supply in 2012.  Nationwide blackouts in 2003 prompted the government to take measures to stimulate investment in new capacity and increase security of supply.  CCGT capacity grew significantly in the years that followed, and gas’ contribution to total power supply peaked at 55% in 2007. 

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  • Italy power markets long-term outlook H2 2013 PDF - 1.01 MB 19 Pages, 6 Tables, 13 Figures
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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
  • Economic outlook
  • Market structure
    • Italian power network
  • Policy and regulation
    • National Energy Plan (2013)
    • Green certificates (Certificati Verdi) and tender process
    • Feed-in and premium tariffs
    • Incentives for Solar PV - Conto Energia IV and V
    • Capacity reward mechanism
  • Demand
    • Residential demand
    • Industrial demand
    • Commercial/other demand
    • Energy industries
    • Losses
  • Supply
    • Current capacity
      • Capacity developments and forecast
      • Gas
      • Renewables
      • Coal and oil
      • Nuclear
        • Generation capacity by fuel
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Annual generation by fuel
      • Changes in Italian power generation between updates
  • Trade
  • Prices
    • Annual power prices and spreads

In this report there are 19 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic outlook: Table 1
    • GDP forecast - Italy
  • Market structure
    • Market structure: Table 1
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key offices
    • Tariffs available by support scheme
  • Demand
    • Power demand by sector
  • Supply
    • Current plant capacity
    • Recently commissioned plants
    • Supply: Image 1
    • Supply: Image 2
    • Supply: Image 3
    • Supply: Image 4
    • Supply: Image 5
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Generation by fuel
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 2
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 3
  • Trade
    • Net imports
  • Prices
    • Annual wholesale price - base load
    • Spark and dark spread - fuel and emissions
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