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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 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
Revenue
$235bn
Annual Growth 08-13
10.3%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
710,507
Businesses
1,217
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 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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Electricity generation involves the production of electricity, usually through the conversion of primary energy sources, such as coal and oil. It is a capital-intensive process, and the efficiency with which capital is employed has a major influence on generation costs.

The capital intensity level in this sector will increase in the future with the closure of small units. The government started readjusting the structure of the thermal power generation industry to increase production efficiency and improve environmental safety conditions.

In 2013, $2.44 is invested in capital equipment, for each $1.00 spent on labor (including wages and management and administration costs)... 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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