Australia Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2018 – Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape

This report elaborates Australia's power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of the Australian power market’s regulatory structure, import and export trends, competitive landscape, and power projects at various stages of the supply chain is provided. The report also gives a snapshot of the power sector in Australia on broad parameters of macroeconomics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission infrastructure, degree of competition, regulatory scenario, and future potential. An analysis of the deals market scenario in the country’s power sector is also included in the report.

Scope

Snapshot of the country’s power sector across parameters - macro economics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission infrastructure, degree of competition, regulatory scenario and future potential of the power sector.

Statistics for installed capacity, power generation and consumption from 2000 to 2017, forecast for the next 13 years to 2030

Break-up by technology, including thermal, hydro, renewable and nuclear

Data on leading current and upcoming projects

Information on grid interconnectivity, transmission and distribution infrastructure and power exports and imports

Policy and regulatory framework governing the market

Detailed analysis of top market participant, including market share analysis and SWOT analysis.

Key Highlights

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Reasons to buy

Identify opportunities and plan strategies by having a strong understanding of the investment opportunities in the country’s power sector

Identification of key factors driving investment opportunities in the country’s power sector

Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data

Develop strategies based on the latest regulatory events

Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industry’s growth potential

Identify key partners and business development avenues

Identify key strengths and weaknesses of important market participants

Respond to your competitors’ business structure, strategy and prospects.

Companies mentioned

AGL Energy Ltd;

Origin Energy Ltd;

Snowy Hydro Ltd;

EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd;

Stanwell Corp Ltd

AGL Energy Ltd;

Origin Energy Ltd;

Snowy Hydro Ltd;

EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd;

Stanwell Corp Ltd

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 4

1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Executive Summary 6 ...

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 4

1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Executive Summary 6

2.1 Australia, Power Sector Outlook 6

3 Introduction 9

3.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 10

4 Australia, Power Market, Snapshot 11

4.1 Macroeconomic Factors 11

4.2 Supply Security 13

4.3 Opportunities 13

4.4 Challenges 14

5 Australia, Power Market, Market Analysis 15

5.1 Australia, Power Market, Market Structure 15

5.2 Australia, Power Market, Key Market Players 15

5.3 Australia, Power Market, Financial Deals 16

5.3.1 Deal Value and Volume Analysis, 2008–September 2018 16

5.3.2 Deals by Type, 2017 17

5.4 Australia, Power Market, Demand Structure 18

5.4.1 Power Consumption by Sector, 2017 20

6 Australia, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario 22

6.1 Australia, Power Market, Regulatory Framework 22

6.2 Australia, Power Market, Renewable Energy Framework 22

6.2.1 Renewable Energy Target Scheme 23

6.2.2 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership 25

6.2.3 Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund 25

6.2.4 Clean Energy Finance Corporation 25

6.3 Renewable Energy Auctions, Australia 26

6.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Australia, Federal Incentives 27

6.4.1 Collaboration on Building Solar Future 27

6.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Australia, Federal Incentives 27

6.5.1 Mechanisms Supporting Grid-Connected Wind Power 27

6.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Australia, Federal Incentives 28

6.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Australia, Federal Incentives 28

6.7.1 Energy Savings Initiative 28

6.7.2 Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) 28

6.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Australia, State Level Policies and Incentives 28

6.8.1 South Australia 28

6.8.2 New South Wales 30

6.8.3 Victoria 30

6.8.4 Tasmania 33

6.8.5 Queensland 34

6.8.6 Australian Capital Territory 34

6.8.7 Western Australia 36

6.8.8 Northern Territory 36

7 Australia Power Market, Capacity and Generation Overview 38

7.1 Australia, Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000–2030 38

7.1.1 Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, 2017 38

7.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity and Annual Generation, 2000–2030 39

7.2.1 Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity and Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000–2030 41

7.2.2 Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity and Annual Hydropower Generation, 2000–2030 45

7.2.3 Cumulative Installed Non-hydro Renewable Power Capacity and Annual Non-hydro Renewable Power Generation, 2000–2030 48

8 Australia, Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Overview 51

8.1 Australia, Power Market, Transmission Network Overview 51

8.2 Australia, Power Market, Distribution Network Overview 52

8.3 Australia, Power Market, Grid Interconnection 53

8.4 Australia, Power Market, Electricity Trading 53

9 Australia, Power Market, Competitive Landscape: Snapshot of Leading Power Generating Companies 54

9.1 Key Company in the Australia Power Market: AGL Energy Ltd 54

9.1.1 Company Overview 54

9.1.2 Business Description 54

9.1.3 SWOT Overview 55

9.2 Key Company in the Australia Power Market: Origin Energy Ltd 57

9.2.1 Company Overview 57

9.2.2 Business Description 57

9.2.3 SWOT Overview 57

9.3 Key Company in the Australia Power Market: Snowy Hydro Ltd 59

9.3.1 Company Overview 59

9.3.2 Business Description 59

9.3.3 SWOT Overview 60

9.4 Key Company in the Australia Power Market: EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd 61

9.4.1 Company Overview 61

9.4.2 Business Description 61

9.4.3 SWOT Overview 62

9.5 Key Company in the Australia Power Market: Stanwell Corp Ltd 64

9.5.1 Company Overview 64

9.5.2 Business Description 64

9.5.3 SWOT Overview 64

10 Appendix 67

10.1 Market Definitions 67

10.1.1 Power 67

10.1.2 Installed Capacity 67

10.1.3 Electricity Generation 67

10.1.4 Electricity Consumption 67

10.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 67

10.1.6 Hydropower Plant 67

10.1.7 Nuclear Power 67

10.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 67

10.2 Abbreviations 68

10.3 Bibliography 68

10.4 Methodology 70

10.5 Coverage 70

10.5.1 Secondary Research 70

10.5.2 Primary Research 70

10.5.3 Modeling and Forecasting 71

10.6 Contact Us 71

10.7 Disclaimer 71

List of tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Power Market, Australia, Gross Domestic Product (AUD and $tn), Population (m), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2023 ...

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Power Market, Australia, Gross Domestic Product (AUD and $tn), Population (m), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2023 12

Table 2: Power Market, Australia, Market Share of Leading Power Generation Companies (%), 2017 16

Table 3: Power Market, Australia, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2008–September 2018 17

Table 4: Power Market, Australia, Deals by Type (%), 2017 18

Table 5: Power Market, Australia, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2030 20

Table 6: Power Market, Australia, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2017 21

Table 7: New Large-scale Renewable Energy Target, Annual Targets, Australia (TWh), 2015–2030 25

Table 8: State-wise Renewable Energy Targets, Australia 26

Table 9: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2017 38

Table 10: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Power Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 40

Table 11: Power Market, Australia, Leading Thermal Power Plants (MW), 2018 41

Table 12: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 44

Table 13: Power Market, Australia, Leading Hydropower Plants (MW), 2018 45

Table 14: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 47

Table 15: Power Market, Australia, Leading Non-hydro Renewable Power Plants (MW), 2018 48

Table 16: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Non-hydro Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Non-hydro Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 50

Table 17: Power Market, Australia, Transmission Line Length (Ckm) by Voltage Levels, 2007–2025 51

Table 18: Power Market, Australia, Distribution Line Length (Ckm), 2007–2025 52

Table 19: Power Market, Australia, AGL Energy Ltd, SWOT Profile, 2018 55

Table 20: Power Market, Australia, Origin Energy Ltd, SWOT Profile, 2018 57

Table 21: Power Market, Australia, Snowy Hydro Ltd, SWOT Profile, 2018 60

Table 22: Power Market, Australia, EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd, SWOT Profile, 2018 63

Table 23: Power Market, Australia, Stanwell Corp Ltd, SWOT Profile, 2018 65

Table 24: Abbreviations 68

List of figures

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Power Market, Australia, Gross Domestic Product ($tn) and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2017 6

Figure 2: Power ...

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Power Market, Australia, Gross Domestic Product ($tn) and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2017 6

Figure 2: Power Market, Australia, Annual Power Consumption and Generation (TWh), 2000–2017 7

Figure 3: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2017 8

Figure 4: Power Market, Australia, Gross Domestic Product ($tn), Population (m), and Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2023 12

Figure 5: Power Market, Australia, Market Share of Leading Power Generation Companies (%), 2017 16

Figure 6: Power Market, Australia, Deal Value ($bn) and Number of Deals, 2008–September 2018 17

Figure 7: Power Market, Australia, Deals by Type (%), 2017 18

Figure 8: Power Market, Australia, Annual Power Consumption (TWh), 2000–2030 19

Figure 9: Power Market, Australia, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2017 21

Figure 10: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (%), 2017 38

Figure 11: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Capacity (GW) and Annual Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 39

Figure 12: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Thermal Power Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 43

Figure 13: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity (GW) and Annual Hydropower Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 46

Figure 14: Power Market, Australia, Cumulative Installed Non-hydro Renewable Power Capacity (GW) and Annual Non-hydro Renewable Power Generation (TWh), 2000–2030 49

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