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  • 1. Changing Thermal Power Mix - Is Gas a Viable Substitute forCoal?Report Details:Published:November 2012No. of Pages: 94Price: Single User License – US$3995Changing Thermal Power Mix - Is Gas a Viable Substitute for Coal?SummaryThe report discusses how the move toward gas is gaining momentum in many countries. Thoughgas fired generation will show a much steaper growth than coal fired gernation, renewables willsee an even faster growth. Whether coal, gas or renewables win the power battle - vary country bycountry. The report analyses the power gernation market till 2025 in seven key countries of theworld. These include the US, Mexico, Russia, Japan, Italy, the UK, and China. The report providescoal and gas capacity and generation forecast for these key countires. The report analyzes theprospects of gas power generation in key countries forecasted to 2025 by covering drivers,restraints, gas supply-demand scenario, non-fossil fuel power generation and regulations affectinggas power generation in these key countries.Scope- Global and Regional analysis of gas power generation- Coal and gas power installed capacity and power generation forecast for key countries- Key drivers and restraints impacting gas fired generation inncluding impact of shale gas.- Regulations affecting coal and gas power generation in key countriesReasons to buy- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data for gas power generation.- Develop strategies based on the latest power sector trends.- Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage from gas power generation growth potential.- Identify key partners and business development avenues.- Respond to your competitors’ business structure, strategy and prospects.Additional Information:Unproven and Environmentally Unfriendly: Is Natural Gas Really the New Coal for the US?
  • 2. More efficient power plants, lower carbon emissions and a wealth of recent discoveries across thecountry has seen natural gas production boom in popularity in the US, but will it prove a long-termand reliable successor to coal?This latest report states that while shale gas is expected to surge in the future, outpacing areceding coal sector, there are several reasons for gas companies to proceed with caution.Firstly, large-scale natural gas production is a more recent US endeavour, and although hailed asa massive boost for the nation’s energy industry, the country’s shale plays are relatively new andunproven.For example, last year the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its Annual EnergyOutlook (AEO) estimated the Marcellus Shale play to have technically recoverable reserves of 400trillion cubic feet (tcf), whereas in the same year the US Geological Survey (USGS) estimated farmore modest reserves of 84.2tcf. The latest guess of the EIA, released earlier this year, places thefigure between the two at 140.6tcf.Additionally, although gas is favoured over alternative fossil fuels for its comparatively low carbonemissions output, gas fired plants are still responsible for a substantial amount of pollution. Withemissions targets to meet, GlobalData expects the US government’s growing focus on thecommercialization of renewable energy generation is to cannibalize a portion of the expandingshale gas sector.In 2011, the share of gas in the US power mix was a little over 41%, but while natural gas energyproduction will continue to grow, its share in the national power mix is expected to fall by 1.6% by2020, thanks in no small part to government initiated renewable energy initiatives.Get your copy of this report @http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/209129-changing-thermal-power-mix-is-gas-a-viable-substitute-for-coal.htmlMajor points covered in Table of Contents of this report include1 Table of Contents 31.1 List of Tables 41.2 List of Figures 52 Introduction 62.1 Thermal Power Generation 62.1.1 Supercritical and Ultra-supercritical Generation 62.1.2 Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle 62.1.3 Unconventional Natural Gas 72.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 8
  • 3. 3 Gas vs. Coal - Drivers of Change 93.1 Detailed Analysis of Key Drivers - Efficiency, Emissions, Cost and Reserves 93.1.1 Emissions - Gas is the Cleanest Fossil Fuel 93.1.2 Efficiency - Combined-cycle Gas Plants are the Most Efficient 103.1.3 Economics 113.1.4 Coal Reserves Depleting Fast but New Gas Reserves Being Discovered 134 Gas vs. Coal - Current Market Dynamics 154.1 Regional Analysis 154.1.1 North America 154.1.2 South America 154.1.3 Europe and Russia 154.1.4 Middle East 154.1.5 Asia-Pacific 164.1.6 Africa 164.2 Role of Unconventional Gas 184.3 US - Gas is the Way Ahead 194.3.1 Overview 194.3.2 Coal vs. Gas - What do the Numbers Say? 194.3.3 US Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis 234.3.4 US Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2020 254.3.5 US, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 274.4 Mexico - Gas Power to Lead 294.4.1 Overview 294.4.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 294.4.3 Mexico Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 334.4.4 Mexico Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 354.4.5 Mexico, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 384.5 Russia - Natural Gas Inevitable to Meet Electricity Demand 394.5.1 Overview 394.5.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 394.5.3 Russia Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 434.5.4 Russia Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 434.5.5 Russia, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 444.6 Japan - Gas to Fill Power Gap Created by Nuclear Disaster 464.6.1 Overview 464.6.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 464.6.3 Japan Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 504.6.4 Japan Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 504.6.5 Japan Gas Power Market, Challenges and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 524.6.6 Japan, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 534.7 Italy - Gas Power Growth to Remain Stable while Renewable Leads 554.7.1 Overview 55
  • 4. 4.7.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 554.7.3 Italy Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 594.7.4 Italy Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 614.7.5 Italy, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 654.8 UK - Gas to Aid Transition to a Low-carbon Economy 674.8.1 Overview 674.8.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 674.8.3 UK Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis 714.8.4 UK Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2020 724.8.5 UK, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 744.9 China - Gas Power Generation to More than Triple but Coal Continues to Remain Dominant 774.9.1 Overview 774.9.2 Coal vs. Gas - What Do the Numbers Say? 774.9.3 China Gas Power Market, Drivers and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 814.9.4 China Gas Power Market, Restraints and Impact Analysis, 2011-2025 834.9.5 China, Power Market, Regulations and Key Initiatives 875 Appendix 895.1 Definitions 895.1.1 Power 895.1.2 Installed Capacity 895.1.3 Electricity Generation 895.1.4 Electricity Consumption 895.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 895.1.6 Hydropower Plant 895.1.7 Nuclear Power 895.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 895.1.9 Overnight Cost 895.2 Abbreviations 905.3 Bibliography 925.4 Methodology 935.4.1 Coverage 935.4.2 Secondary Research 945.4.3 Primary Research 945.5 Contact Us 945.6 Disclaimer 941.1 List of TablesTable 1: Thermal Power Market, Fossil Fuel Emission Levels, Pounds Per Billion Btu of EnergyInput 9Table 2: Power Market, Global, Energy Efficiency of Advanced Technology Power Plants (%),2011 10Table 3: Gas Power Market, Global, Cost of Electricity Generation from Natural Gas and Coal in
  • 5. the US ($/MWh), 2011 11Table 4: Thermal Power Market, US, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 20Table 5: Thermal Power Market, US, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 22Table 6: Power Market, US, Coal and Gas Production (trillion Btu), 2009-2025 24Table 7: Thermal Power Market, US, Coal and Gas Prices ($/MMBtu), 2009-2025 27Table 8: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Natural Gas and Coal Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 30Table 9: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 32Table 10: Power Market, Mexico, Trends in GDP ($bn) and Electricity Consumption (GWh), 2005-2017 33Table 11: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-201136Table 12: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 40Table 13: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 42Table 14: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Forecast of Phase by Phase Gas Development (bcm),2005-2030 44Table 15: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Capital Investments in the Gas Industry ($bn), 2009-2030 44Table 16: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 47Table 17: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 49Table 18: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-2011 51Table 19: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 56Table 20: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 58Table 21: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Oil Power Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 60Table 22: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-2011 62Table 23: Power Market, Italy, Solar PV Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 64Table 24: Thermal Power Market, UK, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 68Table 25: Thermal Power Market, UK, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 70Table 26: Power Market, UK, Natural Gas Production (bcf), 2000-2011 72Table 27: Thermal Power Market, UK, CCGT Power Plant Cost ($/kW), 2010 73Table 28: Thermal Power Market, UK, SO2 Emissions Limit for New-new Power Plant (mg/m3),2011 75Table 29: Thermal Power Market, UK, NOx Emissions Limit for Existing and New Power Plants(mg/m3), 2011 75Table 30: Thermal Power Market, UK, NOx Emissions Limit for New-new Power Plants (mg/m3),2011 75Table 31: Thermal Power Market, China, Coal and Gas Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 78Table 32: Thermal Power Market, China, Coal and Gas Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 80Table 33: Power Market, China, Wind Power Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 82Table 34: Thermal Power Market, China, Natural Gas Imports (bcf), 2006-2011 83Table 35: Thermal Power Market, China, Natural Gas Production and Consumption (bcf), 2000-2011 84
  • 6. Table 36: Power Market, China, Natural Gas and Renewable Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025851.2 List of FiguresFigure 1: How a Thermal Power Plant Works 6Figure 2: Types of Natural Gas 7Figure 3: Thermal Power Market, Global, Cost, Efficiency vs. Emissions, 2011 12Figure 4: Thermal Power Market, Global, Proven Coal Reserves (million metric tonnes), 1991-2011 13Figure 5: Thermal Power Market, Global, Proven Gas Reserves (tcm), 1991-2011 14Figure 6: Thermal Power Market, Global, Analysis of Major Gas Power-generating Countries, 201116Figure 7: Thermal Power Market, Global, Major Gas Power-generating Countries, 2011 17Figure 8: Thermal Power Market, US, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 19Figure 9: Thermal Power Market, US, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 21Figure 10: Power Market, US, Coal and Gas Production (trillion Btu), 2009-2025 23Figure 11: Power Market, US, Installed Capacity (MW), 2011-2020 25Figure 12: Thermal Power Market, US, Coal and Gas Prices ($/MMBtu), 2009-2025 26Figure 13: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Natural Gas and Coal Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 29Figure 14: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 31Figure 15: Power Market, Mexico, Trends in GDP ($bn) and Electricity Consumption (GWh), 2005-2017 33Figure 16: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-201136Figure 17: Thermal Power Market, Mexico, Installed Capacity (%), 2011 and 2025 37Figure 18: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 39Figure 19: Thermal Power Market, Russia, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 41Figure 20: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 46Figure 21: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 48Figure 22: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Natural Gas Price Comparison ($/MBtu), 2008-2012 50Figure 23: Thermal Power Market, Japan, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-201151Figure 24: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 55Figure 25: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 57Figure 26: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Oil Power Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 59Figure 27: Thermal Power Market, Italy, Natural Gas Production and Imports (bcf), 2000-2011 62Figure 28: Power Market, Italy, Solar PV Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 63Figure 29: Thermal Power Market, UK, Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 67Figure 30: Thermal Power Market, UK, Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 69Figure 31: Power Market, UK, Natural Gas Production (bcf), 2000-2011 72Figure 32: Thermal Power Market, China, Coal and Gas Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 77
  • 7. Figure 33: Thermal Power Market, China, Coal and Gas Power Generation (GWh), 2000-2025 79Figure 34: Power Market, China, Wind Power Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 82Figure 35: Thermal Power Market, China, Natural Gas Imports (bcf), 2006-2011 83Figure 36: Thermal Power Market, China, Natural Gas Production and Consumption (bcf), 2000-2011 84Figure 37: Power Market, China, Natural Gas and Renewable Installed Capacity (MW), 2000-2025 85Contact: sales@reportsandreports.com for more information.