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All You Need to Know About the Global Electricity Market

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Electricity,” which provides data on the market’s size (in this case, the global market includes North America, South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, MEA and Asia-Pacific), value and volume between 2008 and 2012, as well as forecasts to 2017. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and …
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Turning Up the Volts: The Future of the Spanish Electrical Sector

stock.xchng The Spanish electrical sector will have to install between 3,500 and 5,000 megavolts of new capacity by 2030 to guarantee supply, economic efficiency and environmental sustainability, warns a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Achieving this will require annual investments of between €4,000m and €8,000m, meaning a total investment of €85,000m – €170,000m from now till …
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Green Energy in Germany

In 2008, Germany’s electricity generation totaled 612.8TWh, an increase of 0.3% over 2007. During 2004–08, Germany’s electricity generation increased at a low compound annual growth (CAGR) of 0.7%, largely due to the adoption of energy efficiency measures. Germany’s energy policy is governed by the need to reduce dependence on imports of fossil fuels, while simultaneously …
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The Top 10 US Utilities Companies

The report “The Top 10 US Utilities Companies” by Business Insights profiles the leading players in the US utility industry, comprising the electricity, gas and water markets. The electricity utility market consists of power generation and the sale of electricity to industrial, commercial, household and other end-users, including agricultural and transport firms. The gas utility …
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The Impact of Renewables on the Electric Grid

In 2009 the importance of renewable energy is going to continue to present challenges and targets for the electricity industry across the globe. In this Point of View, Doug Houseman, CTO for Capgemini’s global utility practice, has explored what the real impact of renewable energy is on the electric grid, what challenges these companies face …
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The Western European Electricity Market Outlook 2008

The changes in Western Europe’s electricity markets stemming from liberalisation, EU enlargement, new market entrants and environmental issues continue to drive dynamism in the market. The Western European Electricity Market Outlook 2008 is a newly updated management report that provides a comprehensive examination of the electricity market landscape in each of the major Western European …
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