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Thermal Power Generation in China: Market Research Report

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Thermal Power Generation Market Research Report | Jan 2016

The Thermal Power Generation market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$233bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
677,665
Businesses
1,210
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

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The separation of generation from transmission and distribution functions, and promotion of private investment and competition in power generation, including thermal power generation, has occurred in recent years. This, and other deregulation measures, will contribute to removing many of the persisting barriers to the large-scale commercial development of power plants.

Prospective entrants to the electricity generation industry must have large amounts of capital and considerable expertise to enter the industry.

Firms are required to comply with new government and environmental regulations, as environmental protection and emission reduction are getting more attention. This can add to the cost of establishing and operating a thermal power generating plant... 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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