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Renewable Energy Generation in the UK: Market Research Report

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Renewable Energy Generation Market Research Report | SIC UK0.003 | Mar 2016

Heating up: Environmental concerns have supported high levels of growth in the industry

IBISWorld’s Renewable Energy Generation market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
E.ON UK plc E.ON UK plc market share
Iberdrola SA Iberdrola SA market share
SSE plc SSE plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past decade and a half a radical shift in focus among the public, policymakers and industry participants towards renewable energy has occurred. Increased awareness of the impacts of climate change has driven an aggressive decarbonising strategy, spearheaded by the Renewable Energy Generation industry. Renewable sources accounted for 4.1% of final energy consumption in 2012, according to the Department for Energy and Climate Change, leaving the industry with plenty of work to do in order to meet the target of 15% by 2020, which was set by the European Union. In order to meet this target, 30% of UK electricity, 12% of heat and 10% of transport energy must be generated from renewable sources. However, only the first two fall within the scope of the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Renewable Energy Generation industry has a moderate level of market concentration, although concentration varies significantly between segments. The wind power segment, for example, is highly fragmented and there are many companies that have offshore and onshore wind facilities. The hydropower segment is less diverse, with a handful of utility suppliers operating one or more dedicated hydro facilities. Most of these facilities are located in Scotland, which accounts for the overwhelming majority of Britain's renewable energy output.

In 2015-16, the top four players in the industry are expected to account for 60.5% of the market. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Renewable Energy Generation Industry?

This industry comprises establishments that generate energy from renewable natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat. It only includes the generation of energy from sources that are inexhaustible and can be replenished indefinitely, unlike fossil fuels such as coal. This industry does not include the transmission or distribution of renewable energy.

Industry Products
Offshore wind powerOnshore wind powerSolar energyHydropowerOcean and geothermal powerBiomass energy
Industry Activities
Wind power generationHydroelectricity generationWave and tidal energy generationSolar thermal energy generationSolar photovoltaic energy generationGeothermal energy generationBiomass energy generation

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