Thermal Power Generation in China: Market Research Report

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Thermal Power Generation Market Research Report | Jan 2016

IBISWorld’s Thermal Power Generation market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Power shortages, industry deregulation and the implementation of a market mechanism stimulated growth in China's power sector over recent years. These deregulation measures, combined with increases in the number of thermal power generation plants, contributed to growth in revenue for the Thermal Power Generation industry. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 4.5%. In the past two years, hydroelectric power output increased strongly, which negatively affected thermal power generation, however. In 2015, revenue from the Thermal Power Generation industry in China was estimated at $233.3 billion, up 0.3% from 2014.

Thermal power generation accounted for about 75.4% of the country's total electricity generation in 2014, down from 83.2%.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The major electricity-generating provinces in China are Jiangsu with an estimated 10.8% of industry revenue, Guangdong with 9.3%, Shandong with 7.7% and Henan with 8.7% of total industry revenue in 2015.

Jiangsu and Guangdong are China's manufacturing centers across many economic sectors, which contribute greatly to power demand. The strong economic development, investment in fixed assets, and power transmission network construction in these two provinces have had a favorable impact on the industry's development. In 2015, the shares of enterprises in Jiangsu province and Guangdong province are 11.6% and 7.0%, respectively.

Shandong province and Henan province have China's highest populations and are the main coal mining areas in China... purchase to read more


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What is the Thermal Power Generation Industry?

The Thermal Power Generation industry in China operates thermal power generation facilities that convert fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas, into electrical energy. The establishments in this industry then provide electricity to transmission systems or to electric power distribution systems.

Industry Products
Coal-fired electricityOil-fired electricityNatural gas-fired electricity
Industry Activities
Coal-fired electricity generationOil-fired electricity generationNatural gas-fired electricity generation

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