Power Generation Global Industry Guide 2013-2022


Global Power Generation industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: industry size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the industry.

Key Questions Answered:

  • What was the size of the global power generation industry by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the global power generation industry in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the global power generation industry?
  • How has the industry performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up the global power generation industry?


Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global power generation industry. Includes industry size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of industry growth trends and leading companies.

  • The power generation industry volume is defined as the total electrical energy (TWh) generated within a country over the course of each calendar year.
  • The value of the industry is given by multiplying volume by the annual average non-household power price, or equivalent, excluding taxes and levies.
  • The power generation industry is segmented by volume into electricity produced from nuclear, conventional (thermal generation from fossil fuels), and renewable (hydropower, wind, solar, biomass, and similar) sources. It excludes energy sourced from hydroelectric pumped storage.
  • All currency conversions were calculated using constant average annual 2017 exchange rates.
  • The global power generation industry had total revenues of $1,660.7bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8% between 2013 and 2017.
  • Industry production volume increased with a CAGR of 2.7% between 2013 and 2017, to reach a total of 23,643.3 TWh in 2017.
  • China is the largest country in the global power generation industry, accounting for 26.1% of industry value in 2017. Asia-Pacific was the largest region, accounting for 54.7% of industry value.

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