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Electricity Supply in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Electricity Supply Market Research Report | SIC D35.140 | Jul 2016

Charging up: Revenue expands as independent suppliers gain ground on the major players

IBISWorld’s Electricity Supply 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Centrica plc Centrica plc market share
E.ON UK plc E.ON UK plc market share
EDF SA EDF SA market share
RWE AG RWE AG market share
ScottishPower UK plc ScottishPower UK plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£35bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.1%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
5,621
Businesses
40
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Electricity Supply industry was liberalised in 1999. The market is regulated by Ofgem in Britain and by NIAUR in Northern Ireland. The industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.1% over the five years through 2016-17, taking its revenue to a total of £35.3 billion, including growth of 1.1% in the current year. The volume of electricity consumed has decreased over the period, as industrial production faltered and rising prices encouraged many households to invest in more efficient insulation in order to reduce their energy bills. Total consumption is expected to remain subdued over 2016, exacerbated by economic uncertainty arising from the EU referendum result... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Electricity consumption can be used as a proxy to show the proportionate locations of where electricity is retailed. Unsurprisingly, consumption levels are closely aligned to the spread of population. This is no surprise since households are the largest end users of electricity. Additionally, areas of high population density often have a larger number of commercial customers.

London and the South East

London and the South East are the regions with the highest levels of electricity consumption. This is no surprise considering that these two regions are the most populous in the United Kingdom. The.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Electricity Supply Industry?

Operators in this industry purchase electricity from generators and sell it to households and businesses.

Industry Products
Electricity retailing
 
Industry Activities
Selling electricity to end users


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