Thermal Power Generation in China: Market Research Report

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Thermal Power Generation Market Research Report | Jan 2014

IBISWorld’s Thermal Power Generation market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 strong growth in revenue for the Thermal Power Generation industry. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 10.3%. In the past two years, hydroelectric power output increased strongly, which negatively affected thermal power generation, however. In 2013, revenue from the Thermal Power Generation industry in China is estimated at $235.3 billion, up 6.0% from 2012.

Thermal power generation accounted for about 78.6%.... purchase to read more

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ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that revenue for the Thermal Power Generation industry increased from $144.1 billion in 2008 to $235.3 billion in 2013, representing annualized growth of 10.3% over the five-year period. Thermal power makes up the majority of the power supply in the country. China has one of the world's fastest-growing economies and is the second-largest energy-consuming and power-generating country in the world. Demand determinants such as overall economic growth, increasing average per capita income, and rising electricity consumption have driven the industry's development in the past five years... 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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