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

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This report elaborates Switzerland's power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of the Swiss 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 Switzerland 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.


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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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.

Axpo Holding AG;
Alpiq Holding AG.

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

2.1 Switzerland, Power Sector Outlook 6

3 Introduction 9

3.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 10

4 Switzerland, Power Market, Snapshot 11

4.1 Macroeconomic Factors 11

4.2 Supply Security 13

4.3 Opportunities 13

4.4 Challenges 13

5 Switzerland, Power Market, Market Analysis 15

5.1 Switzerland, Power Market, Market Structure 15

5.2 Switzerland, Power Market, Key Market Players 15

5.3 Switzerland, Power Market, Financial Deals 16

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

5.3.2 Deals by Type, 2017 18

5.4 Switzerland, Power Market, Demand Structure 18

5.4.1 Power Consumption by Sector, 2017 20

6 Switzerland, Power Market, Regulatory Scenario 22

6.1 Switzerland, Power Market, Regulatory Framework 22

6.1.1 New Model Electricity Law 22

6.2 Electricity Supply Act (ESA) 22

6.3 Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the Paris Agreement 22

6.4 Energy Strategy 2050 23

6.4.1 Renewable energy promotions: 23

6.5 Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs 24

6.5.1 Wind Energy 24

6.5.2 Solar 25

6.5.3 Geothermal Energy 25

6.5.4 Hydropower 26

6.5.5 Biomass 27

6.5.6 Biogas 29

6.6 Ban on new nuclear power plants 29

7 Switzerland Power Market, Capacity and Generation Overview 30

7.1 Switzerland, Power Market, Cumulative Installed Capacity, 2000–2030 30

7.1.1 Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, 2017 30

7.2 Cumulative Installed Capacity and Annual Generation, 2000–2030 31

7.2.1 Cumulative Installed Thermal Power Capacity and Annual Thermal Power Generation, 2000–2030 33

7.2.2 Cumulative Installed Hydropower Capacity and Annual Hydropower Generation, 2000–2030 36

7.2.3 Cumulative Installed Nuclear Power Capacity and Annual Nuclear Power Generation, 2000–2030 39

7.2.4 Cumulative Installed Non-hydro Renewable Power Capacity and Annual Non-hydro Renewable Power Generation, 2000–2030 41

8 Switzerland, Power Market, Transmission and Distribution Overview 44

8.1 Switzerland, Power Market, Transmission Network Overview 44

8.2 Switzerland, Power Market, Distribution Network Overview 45

8.3 Switzerland, Power Market, Grid Interconnection 46

8.4 Switzerland, Power Market, Electricity Import and Export Trends, 2000–2017 46

8.5 Switzerland, Power Market, Electricity Trading 48

9 Switzerland, Power Market, Competitive Landscape: Snapshot of Leading Power Generating Companies 49

9.1 Key Company in the Switzerland Power Market: Axpo Holding AG 49

9.1.1 Company Overview 49

9.1.2 Business Description 49

9.1.3 SWOT Overview 49

9.2 Key Company in the Switzerland Power Market: BKW AG 51

9.2.1 Company Overview 51

9.2.2 Business Description 52

9.2.3 SWOT Overview 52

9.3 Key Company in the Switzerland Power Market: Alpiq Holding AG 54

9.3.1 Company Overview 54

9.3.2 Business Description 54

9.3.3 SWOT Overview 54

10 Appendix 57

10.1 Market Definitions 57

10.1.1 Power 57

10.1.2 Installed Capacity 57

10.1.3 Electricity Generation 57

10.1.4 Electricity Consumption 57

10.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 57

10.1.6 Hydropower Plant 57

10.1.7 Nuclear Power 57

10.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 57

10.2 Abbreviations 58

10.3 Bibliography 58

10.4 Methodology 58

10.5 Coverage 59

10.5.1 Secondary Research 59

10.5.2 Primary Research 59

10.5.3 Modeling and Forecasting 60

10.6 Contact Us 60

10.7 Disclaimer 60

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