Japan Power Market Size and Trends by Installed Capacity, Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Technology, Regulations, Key Players and Forecast, 2022-2035

Pages: 80 Published: July 12, 2022 Report Code: GDPE2284ICR

Japan power market cumulative installed capacity was 357.8 GW in 2021. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 1% during 2021-2035. Japan power market research report discusses the structure of the Japanese power market and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to 2035. The report also gives a snapshot of the power sector in the country on broad parameters of macroeconomics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission and distribution infrastructure, electricity import and export scenario, degree of competition, regulatory scenario, and future potential. An analysis of the deals in the country’s power sector is also included in the report.

Japan Power Market, by Outlook

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Key Technology in the Japan Power Market

Key technologies in the Japan power market are renewable power, nuclear power, thermal power, and hydro power. Thermal power has the highest share in 2021.

Japan Power Market, by Technology

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Key Companies in the Japan Power Market

JERA – JERA Co Inc (JERA) is a diversified company. The company operates through its business divisions such as upstream fuel investments, fuel procurement and trading, replacement and construction of domestic thermal power plants, fuel transportation, and overseas power generation and energy infrastructure. Its projects include Ichthys LNG Project, Tenaska Gas Thermal IPP Project, Umm Al Nar Gas Thermal IWPP Project, Ratchaburi Gas Thermal IPP Project, Falcon Gas Thermal IPP Project, Carroll County Gas Thermal IPP Project, Facility D IWPP Project and others. JERA operates its projects across the world. The company has its operations in Japan, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, and the US. JERA is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Kansai Electric Power – The Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (KEPCo) is an integrated power utility. It produces, supplies electricity and thermal energy; procures and sells natural gas. The company generates electric energy using natural gas, nuclear, coal, oil, wind, hydro and solar sources. Through long, medium, and short terms and spot procurement contracts and other types of transactions, KEPCo procures liquefied natural gas, and processes and supplies that to customers using pipeline networks. It also provides IT and communications services including optical internet, optical telephone and optical television to household and corporate customers. The company supplies electricity to customers and utility and non-utility companies in the Kansai and capital regions. KEPCo is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Electric Power Development Co Ltd – Electric Power Development Co Ltd (J-Power) is a wholesale electric utility that supplies hydroelectric and thermal power. It owns and operates a network of hydroelectric, thermal, wind and geothermal power plants. The company provides electricity and transmission services to major electric power companies in Japan. It constructs and operates power transmission and transforming facilities. J-Power’s other activities comprises environmental, telecommunications, overseas generation investment, consulting, selling of coal and resource management. The company owns and operates power generation facilities in several countries including Thailand, the US and China. J-Power is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Kyushu Electric Power – Kyushu Electric Power Co Inc (Kyushu Electric) generates electricity, distributes power systems, constructs, maintains, and repairs power generation facilities. It receives stores, vaporizes, delivers, and sells liquefied natural gas (LNG); and purchases, operates, charters and rents LNG carriers. The company generates electricity from various sources including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, geothermal, internal combustion, wind, solar, and biomass sources. Kyushu Electric’s non-energy businesses include IT and telecommunications, environmental and recycling businesses as well as lifestyle-oriented services. The company along with its subsidiaries operates in Japan and Australia, among others. Kyushu Electric is headquartered in Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan.

Tohoku Electric Power – Tohoku Electric Power Co Inc (Tohoku) is an electric utility. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and constructs electrical, telecommunication facilities and buildings, and civil engineering projects. The company produces power using the thermal, nuclear, hydro, and renewable sources. Tohoku also purchases electricity and secures energy from interchanges. It sources crude oil, coal, LNG and uranium from Malaysia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada, the US, Niger, Qatar, China, Indonesia, and Australia; and supplies LNG to power plants, provides information processing and telecommunication services. The company serves residential and commercial customers in Aomori, Iwate, Akita, Miyagi, Yamagata, Fukushima and Niigata Prefectures and others. Tohoku is headquartered in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

Market report overview

Market size 2021 357.8 GW
CAGR% 2021-2035 >1%
Key technologies Renewable Power, Nuclear Power, Thermal Power, and Hydro Power
Key companies JERA, Kansai Electric Power, Electric Power Development Co Ltd, Kyushu Electric Power, Tohoku Electric Power

Scope

  • Snapshot of the country’s power sector across parameters – macroeconomics, supply security, generation infrastructure, transmission infrastructure, electricity import and export scenario, degree of competition, regulatory scenario, and future potential of the power sector.
  • Statistics for installed capacity, generation, and consumption from 2010 to 2021, and forecast for the next 14 years to 2035
  • Capacity, generation, and major power plants by technology
  • Data on leading active and upcoming power plants
  • Information on transmission and distribution infrastructure, and electricity imports and exports
  • Policy and regulatory framework governing the market
  • Detailed analysis of top market participants, including market share analysis and SWOT analysis

Reasons to Buy

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

Key Players

JERA, Kansai Electric Power, Electric Power Development Co Ltd, Kyushu Electric Power, Tohoku Electric Power

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1 Japan to nearly achieve 2030 renewable power generation target: Government support will push over the line

1.2 Post its revival, nuclear power to account for

10.9% of annual power generation in 2035

2. Introduction

2.1 Japan Power Market

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance

3. Japan Power Market, Snapshot

3.1 Country Summary

3.2 Macroeconomic Factors

3.3 Supply Security

3.4 Opportunities

3.5 Challenges

3.6 Impact of COVID-19

4. Japan Power Market, Market Analysis

4.1 Market Structure

4.2 Key Market Players

4.3 Financial Deals

– Deal Value and Volume, 2010–2021

– Deals by Type, 2021

4.4 Japan Power Market, Demand Structure

– Power Consumption by Sector, 2021

5. Japan Power Market, Regulatory Scenario

5.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

5.2 Renewable Energy Targets

5.3 Sixth Strategic Energy Plan, 2021

5.4 Hydrogen Energy in Japan

5.5 Japan Renewable Energy Policy Platform

5.6 Amendment of the Renewable Energy Act (New Feed-in Tariff Act)

5.7 Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Energy

5.8 Renewable Energy Auctions

Solar PV Auctions

Offshore Wind Auctions

Offshore Wind Bill

5.9 RE 100

5.10 Establishment of New Energy Development Organization

5.11 Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) in Japan

5.12 Act No. 89

5.13 Cool Earth-Innovative Energy Technology Program

6. Japan Power Market, Capacity and Generation

6.1 Cumulative Capacity Share by Technology, 2021

6.2 Total Power Capacity and Generation, 2010–2035

6.3 Thermal Power Capacity and Generation, 2010–2035

6.4 Hydropower Capacity and Generation, 2010–2035

6.5 Nuclear Power Capacity and Generation, 2010–2035

6.6 Renewable Power Capacity and Generation, 2010–2035

7. Japan Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Overview

7.1 Transmission Network

7.2 Distribution Network

7.3 Grid Interconnection

7.4 Electricity Trading

8. Japan Power Market, Major Generating Companies

8.1 JERA

– Company Overview

– Business Description

8.2 Kansai Electric Power

– Company Overview

– Business Description

– SWOT Overview

8.3 Electric Power Development Co Ltd

– Company Overview

– Business Description

– SWOT Overview

8.4 Kyushu Electric Power

– Company Overview

– Business Description

– SWOT Overview

8.5 Tohoku Electric Power

– Company Overview

– Business Description

– SWOT Overview

9. Appendix

9.1 Abbreviations

9.2 Market Definitions

– Power

– Renewable Power

– Installed Capacity

– Electricity Generation

– Electricity Consumption

9.3 Methodology

– Coverage

– Secondary Research

– Primary Research

– Modelling and Forecasting

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List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1:Renewable Targets vs. Forecast, Japan, 2030

Table 2: Power Market, Japan, Macroeconomic Factors, 2010–2030

Table 3: Renewable Energy Cost Reduction Targets, Japan (JPY/kWh and $/kWh), 2030

Table 4: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs, Japan (JPY/kWh and $/kWh), 2022

Table 5: FiTs and FiTs Eligibility by Year, Japan, 2022

Table 6: Renewable Energy Market, Japan, Solar PV Auctions

Table 7: Renewable Energy Market, Japan, Offshore Wind Auctions

Table 8: Renewable Energy Market, Renewable Energy Certificates, Japan

Table 9: Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Table 10: Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation Share by Technology, 2010–2035

Table 11: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Table 12: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Major Plants, 2021

Table 13: Hydropower Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Table 14: Hydropower Market, Japan, Major Plants, 2021

Table 15: Nuclear Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Table 16: Nuclear Power Market, Japan, Major Plants, 2021

Table 17: Renewable Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity (GW), 2010–2035

Table 18: Renewable Power Market, Japan, Annual Generation (TWh), 2010–2035

Table 19: Renewable Power Market, Japan, Major Plants, 2021

Table 20: Power Market, Japan, Transmission Line Length (Ckm) by Voltage Level, 2010–2025

Table 21: Power Market, Japan, Distribution Line Length (Ckm) by Voltage Level, 2010–2025

Table 22: Abbreviations

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Nuclear Power Market, France, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Figure 2: Power Market, Japan, Country Summary

Figure 3: Power Market, Japan, Macroeconomic Factors, 2010–2030

Figure 4: Power Market, Japan, Market Structure

Figure 5: Power Market, Japan, Market Share of Generation Companies (%), 2021

Figure 6: Power Market, Japan, Deal Value and Number of Deals, 2010–2021

Figure 7: Power Market, Japan, Deals by Type (%), 2021

Figure 8: Power Market, Japan, Annual Power Consumption, 2010–2035

Figure 9: Power Market, Japan, Power Consumption by Sector (%), 2021

Figure 10: Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity Share by Technology (%), 2021

Figure 11: Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Figure 12: Power Market, Japan, Capacity Share by Technology, 2010–2035

Figure 13: Power Market, Japan, Annual Generation Share by Technology, 2010–2035

Figure 14: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Figure 15: Hydropower Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Figure 16: Nuclear Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity and Annual Generation, 2010–2035

Figure 17: Renewable Power Market, Japan, Cumulative Capacity, 2010–2035

Figure 18: Renewable Power Market, Japan, Annual Generation, 2010–2035

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