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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Alternative Energy industry in China is engaged in power generation via wind, geothermal energy, solar energy, tidal energy and biomass energy and other new energy sources. Electricity demand in China has been rapidly increasing since 2001. Demand exceeded the national supply capacity in 2003 and 2004 causing power interruptions and triggering acceleration in the development of the Alternative Energy industry. Industry revenue has been growing strongly at annualized rate of 11.8% in the five years through 2016 to reach $21.7 billion.

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Wind power generation

Wind power generation dominates the Alternative Energy industry. China has abundant wind power resources of about 253 million kw on land. In addition, wind power plants are relatively easier to set up, and require smaller initial investments than other new energy plants. Since 2007, wind power generation construction in China has increased significantly and, by the end of 2016, the installed capacity of wind power generation is set to reach 175.9 GW. Wind power generation companies are expected to generate about 71.0% of industry revenue in 2016.

Power generation via refuse burning

Refuse burning accounts for about 20.0% of industry revenue in 2016. In ..

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Additional Insights for the Alternative Energy Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Alternative Energy Industry are

  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulators
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Ability to attract local support
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Infrastructure - Electricity Distribution Network and Level of Protectionist Policies - Local Government in the Alternative Energy industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Alternative Energy Industry?

    The Alternative Energy industry in China is engaged in power generation via wind, geothermal energy, solar energy, tidal energy and biomass energy and other new energy sources.

    Industry Products
    Wind power generation
    Power generation via refuse burning
    Other power generation methods
    Industry Activities
    Electricity generation via wind power, geothermal energy and solar energy
    Electricity generation via tidal energy and other ocean energy
    Electricity generation via refuse and biogas
    Electricity generation via biomass energy
    Other electricity generation methods excluded from thermal, hydraulic and nuclear electricity generation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Infrastructure - Electricity Distribution Network
  • Level of Protectionist Policies - Local Government
  • Competition from Substitutes - Thermal Power Generation - Hydro Power Generation
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Electrical Equipment and Appliance mfg
  • Rural Population - No. people in Rural Areas

  • Current Performance
  • Wind power generation
  • Refuse burning electricity generation
  • Solar energy electricity generation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Alternative Energy Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Alternative Energy Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity Transmission and Distribution
  • Accommodation and Catering

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Wind power generation
  • Power generation via refuse burning
  • Other power generation methods
  • Chart: Alternative Energy Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Rural residents
  • Secondary industries
  • Urban residents
  • Primary industries
  • Tertiary industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Alternative Energy Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Tax and interest fees
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Alternative Energy

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Alternative Energy Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Shangdong Huipu Ganshi Electric Power Co. Ltd.Qingdao Huawei Wind Power Co., Ltd.Shandong Luneng Rongcheng Wind Power Co., Ltd.China Datang CorporationFujian Mingdong Electric Power Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Shangdong Huipu Ganshi Electric Power Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Qingdao Huawei Wind Power Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Luneng Rongcheng Wind Power Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China Datang Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Fujian Mingdong Electric Power Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Alternative Energy Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Alternative Energy Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total Assets (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Certified Emission Reduction (Cer)
  • A Kyoto Protocol unit equal to one metric tonne of CO2 equivalent. CERs are issued for emission reductions from clean development mechanism (CDM) project activities.
  • Clean Development Mechanism (Cdm)
  • Allows a country bound by the Kyoto Protocol to implement an emission-reduction project in developing countries to earn certified emission reduction (CER) credits.
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Adopted in 1997, it sets binding emission reduction targets for 37 industrialized countries and the European community.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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