Kuwait Power Report Q4 2012

Publisher Name :
Date: 31-Oct-2012
No. of pages: 41

BMI View: Kuwait is likely to remain dependent almost exclusively on oil and gas for its energy needs
for the foreseeable future. Following the 2011 Fukushima tragedy in Japan, nuclear energy has largely
dropped out of usage, while renewable energy remains only a very minor segment of the country's energy
mix. Much of the planned new generating capacity is gas-fired, with oil often used as a back-up fuel. The
aim is to make more of the country's oil available for export, even if this leads to a growing reliance on
imported gas. Hints at a major renewables programme have yet to convince industry insiders. Low power
costs mean that project economics are unlikely to attract foreign investors, so Kuwait looks set to go it
alone in meeting growing power demand.
Conventional thermal sources are likely to remain the dominant fuel for electricity generation in the
coming years. Following the Fukushima tragedy in 2011, Kuwait has ordered the National Nuclear
Energy Committee to be dissolved and has officially announced that it will abandon the pursuit of civil
nuclear power. However, the country is nevertheless aiming to reduce its domestic oil consumption in an
effort to free up additional barrels for export, with many power projects that are planned or under
construction due to use gas. The electricity and water ministry wishes to more than double generating and
desalination capacity by 2017 and an estimated US$2.5bn is expected to be invested over the medium
term to cater for the projected power demand until 2015. Renewables could become part of the solution,
particularly given the vast solar potential of the desert state, though there has been minimal progress made
thus far.
Key trends and developments in the Kuwaiti electricity market:
Kuwait is aiming to generate 10% of its electricity from sustainable sources by 2020, according
to Eyad Ali al-Falah, assistant undersecretary for technical services at the Ministry of Electricity
and Water. To meet its clean energy target, which is among the most ambitious in the region,
Kuwait next must gather data on hours of sunshine and wind speeds.
Over the 2012-2021 period, Kuwait's power generation is expected to increase by an annual
average of 4.1%, reaching 74.6 terrawatt hours (TWh). Gains in gas and oil-fired electricity are
set to drive this growth, with other sources of energy unlikely to feature heavily over the medium
term.
Following an estimated 5.7% increase in 2011 real GDP, BMI forecasts average annual growth
of 3.4% between 2012 and 2021. The population is expected to rise from 2.89mn in 2012 to
3.45mn by 2021, with net power consumption to increase from 46.1TWh to 65.3TWh over the
same period.
Thanks partly to the forecast rise in net generation, the forecast growth of which slightly
outpaces the underlying demand trend, Kuwait could end up with a shrinking longer-term power
supply shortfall. A gradual decline in the percentage of transmission and distribution (T&D)
losses from an estimated 13.2% in 2011 to 12.5% in 2021 should help balance the market.
The construction of new power projects in Kuwait has been beset by persistent delays, largely
owing to a highly inefficient political process. In May 2010, for instance, the government
approved a 1.5GW (gigawatts) power project at al-Zour that would be the first in Kuwait to
involve private-sector investment. However, delays during the tendering process - caused in the
main by political gridlock in parliament - have seen the project fall significantly behind
schedule, and it is unclear when construction will be completed.

Kuwait Power Report Q4 2012

BMI Industry View.... 5
SWOT Analysis ... 7
Kuwait Power SWOT... 7
Regional Industry Overview ... 8
MEA Power: Strong Fundamentals Support Sanguine Outlook.... 8
Table: Top 10 Infrastructure Projects Globally In 2011... 10
Industry Forecast Scenario .. 13
Kuwait Snapshot (Macro) .... 13
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data, 2011-2021 . 13
Table: Country Snapshot: Power Sector.. 13
Kuwait Forecast Scenario.... 13
Electricity Generation and Power Generating Capacity... 13
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts, 2010-2016 . 13
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Generation Long-Term Forecasts, 2015-2021.... 15
Table: Kuwait Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts, 2010-2016 16
Table: Kuwait Electricity Generating Capacity Long-Term Forecasts, 2015-2021... 17
Electricity Consumption.. 21
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts, 2010-2016 ... 21
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Consumption Long-Term Forecasts, 2015-2021. 21
Transmission & Distribution, Imports & Exports ... 22
Table: Kuwait Electric Power Transmission And Distribution Losses Data And Forecasts, 2010-2016 . 22
Table: Kuwait Electric Power Transmission And Distribution Losses Long-Term Forecasts, 2015-2021.... 22
Key Policies/Market Structure... 24
Regulation and Competition 24
Key Projects Database.... 25
Table: Key Projects Database... 25
Risk/Reward Ratings.. 26
MEA's Risk/Reward Ratings 26
Table: MEA Power Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100)... 30
Kuwait's Power Risk/Reward Ratings. 31
Rewards . 31
Risks.. 31
Competitive Landscape .. 32
Glossary of Terms . 33
Table: Glossary of Terms 33
Methodology And Sources ... 34
Industry Forecasts 34
Power Industry - Data Methodology... 35
Generation and Consumption Data .... 35
Electricity Generation Capacity Data. 36
Power Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology.... 36
Table: Power Risk/Reward Indicators 38
Sources .. 40Table: Top Infrastructure Projects Globally In
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data, -
Table: Country Snapshot: Power Sector
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Generation Long-Term Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Electricity Generating Capacity Long-Term Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Total Electricity Consumption Long-Term Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Electric Power Transmission And Distribution Losses Data And Forecasts, -
Table: Kuwait Electric Power Transmission And Distribution Losses Long-Term Forecasts, -
Table: Key Projects Database
Table: MEA Power Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of )
Table: Glossary of Terms
Table: Power Risk/Reward Indicators

  • Zinc Bromide Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast to 2020
    Global and Chinese Zinc Bromide (CAS7699-45-8) Industry, 2015 Market Research Report is a comprehensive research and 2015 market analysis by Prof Research, incorporating all the major phases and current market trends of in the Global and Chinese Zinc Bromide (CAS7699-45-8) Industry/market. The report commence with a brief introduction to the Zinc Bromide (CAS7699-45-8) along with [...]
  • Where is Healthcare Cloud Computing Market Going in Next 5 Years?
    Constant upsurge of IT n the field of healthcare has opened-up new business opportunities for cloud computing in the healthcare market. The basic requirement of cloud computing in healthcare industry is data-storage and data-integration that allows smooth data-access whenever required. Also, the need to collaborate a technologically advanced coordination between the patient and physician is [...]
  • Terminal Antennas Industry 2020 Forecasts for Global and Chinese Regions by Classification, Application & Manufacturing Technology
    Introduction: 2015 Terminal Antennas Industry Report – Global and Chinese Market 2015 Terminal Antennas Industry Report – Global and Chinese Market Scenario provide a detailed business insight on the trends of global and Chinese market. The report initially focuses on the existing technologies being used in the production of terminal antenas, the evolution of the [...]
  • Aluminum Heat Exchanger Consumption by Application and Type
    Global and Chinese Aluminum Heat Exchanger Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report is an in-depth market analysis of the current business situation and happenings of the Aluminum Heat Exchanger Industry. The report commence with a brief introduction to the industry, providing a description of the terminology used in the industry. The report further shares crucial stats [...]
  • Global and Chinese Calcium Heparin Market 2015 Analysis
    Synopsis – 2015 Calcium heparin Industry Report – Global and Chinese Market Scenario offers a thorough analysis of the entire Calcium Heparin industry. This report reviews each and every aspect of the Calcium Heparin industry and helps in effective decision making procedure.  A systematic breakup is provided to track down all possible barriers that can [...]
    • The Oil Drilling Rig Industry
    • The Oil Drilling Rig Industry is characterized with a few typical work specific to this industry only. The work begins with the search for new oil basins or construction of wells. During this time the services of drilling contractors and se…

    • HER2-Negative Breast Cancer’s Therapeutic Market
    • HER2-Negative Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer occurring in women. The long term survival of patients diagnosed with HER2-Negative Breast Cancer depends solely on its early detection as till now there is no medicine that can …

    • The Market of Plate Heat Exchanger
    • Plate heat exchanger is not only very useful but its also easy to maintain, its compact design makes it more efficient, the product is highly cost-efficient and also the materials of this product are easily available. There are some limitat…

    • The Industry of Binding Machines
    • Binding of books and papers is one of the most important aspect of buying and selling books and thus the demand of binding machines. There are different kinds of binding machines available in the market. The binding type determines the bind…

    • The Boom In Women Infertility Market
    • Infertility is an abnormality in the regular functioning of the human reproductive system. Anyone of male or female might be suffering from this issue. Infertility in woman is caused by either a genetical factor or factors such as aging or …

  • Top Ten African Power Market - Outlook to 2020
    Published: 01-Jan-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 240
    Report Summary Africa Power Market is in need of foreign investment to meet the growing industry and domestic demand. The electrification rate is low in the continent and the continent is attracting investment from countries such as the United States and China. Hence, there is huge potential for growth in Africa especially in the top ten power markets which includes countries such as South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Mozambiqu......
  • The Future of the Middle East Power Market to 2020: Opportunity Analysis, Technology Overview, Infrastructure and Policy Assessment
    Published: 30-Mar-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 266
    Report Summary GBI Research's report - "The Future of the Middle East Power Market to 2020: Opportunity Analysis, Technology Overview, Infrastructure and Policy Assessment" analyzes the power market in the middle east countries. The Middle East region has become an investment hub for utility and construction companies. With the growing economy, there has been an increasing demand for power and hence has resulted in plans for the boost in power generation. Though oil and gas h......
  • The Future of the Asia - Pacific Power Market to 2020: Growing Demand in the Region to Attract Major Investments
    Published: 07-Jun-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 365
    Report Summary GBI Research's report - "The Future of the Asia-Pacific Power Market to 2020 - Growing Demand in the Region to Attract Major Investments" analyzes the power market in the Asia-Pacific countries. The Asia-Pacific region has become an investment hub for utility and construction companies. With the growing economy, there has been an increasing demand for power and hence has resulted in plans for the boost in power generation. Though oil and gas has been the primar......
  • Power Market in Eastern Europe to 2020: New Investments to Drive Power Demand in the Region
    Published: 25-Jul-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 402
    Report Summary GBI Research’s report, “Power Market in Eastern Europe to 2020: New Investments to Drive Power Demand in the Region” provides an in-depth analysis of the power market of selected Eastern European countries (Russia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Ukraine). The research analyzes the regulatory frameworks and the infrastructure of the power sectors in these countries. It provides a detailed forecast of the ......
  • Power Management Integrated Circuits (IC) Market to 2020 - Battery Powered Portable Gadgets to Drive Sales Growth
    Published: 21-Aug-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 139
    Report Summary GBI Research’s semiconductor report, “Power Management Integrated Circuits (IC) Market to 2020 - Battery Powered Portable Gadgets to Drive Sales Growth” provides the key market statistics and analysis on the Power Management IC industry. The report covers the key market drivers, restraints and growth forecasts for the major segments in the Power Management Industry. Rapid adoption of smart phones is expected to boost the demand of Power Management ICs. The usag......
  • Power Market in the Americas to 2020 - Renewable Energy and Growing Demand Entails Efficient Infrastructure
    Published: 01-Dec-2010        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 404
    Report Summary GBI Research’s report, “Power Market in the Americas to 2020: Renewable Energy and Growing Demand Entails Efficient Infrastructure” provides an in-depth analysis of the power market of selected American countries (the US, Chile, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Venezuela). The research analyzes their regulatory framework and the infrastructure of their power sectors. It provides a detailed forecast of the installed capacity by thermal, hydr......
  • Power Market in Africa to 2020 - Private Public Partnerships Will Improve Infrastructure to Serve Rural and Peri-Urban Communities
    Published: 09-May-2011        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 372
    Report Summary The report will provide an in-depth analysis of the power market of selected African countries (South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Nigeria and Mozambique and others). The research analyzes their regulatory framework and the infrastructure of their power sectors. It provides a detailed forecast of the installed capacity by thermal, hydro, renewable (solar PV, biomass, wind etc.) and nuclear energy in each of the countries up to 2020. The report, coupl......
  • Power Market in Western Europe to 2020 - Government Policies Downplaying the Nuclear Energy Industry and Spurring the Growth of Renewable Energy
    Published: 01-Jun-2011        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 510
    Report Summary GBI Research’s report, “Power Market in Western Europe to 2020 - Government Policies Downplaying the Nuclear Energy Industry and Spurring the Growth of Renewable Energy” provides an in-depth analysis of the power market of the top 12 Western European countries (France, Germany, Austria, The United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Portugal and Belgium). The report provides deep insights and emerging trends in the power market ......
  • Power Management Integrated Circuits (IC) Market to 2020- Alternative Energy Markets and Energy Efficient Portable Gadgets to Drive Sales Growth
    Published: 06-Jul-2011        Price: US 1000 Onwards        Pages: 112
    Report Summary GBI Research’s new report, “Power Management Integrated Circuits (IC) Market to 2020- Alternative Energy Markets and Energy Efficient Portable Gadgets to Drive Sales Growth” provides key information and analysis on the market opportunities in the PMIC industry. The report covers the trends, industry dynamics, information on the revenue and volume of the PMIC market, and the market share of the suppliers. The report also provides product-based, region-based and ......
  • SERVICES
    Value for Money
    We believe in "optimum utilization of available budget and resources". While servicing our clients' (your) market research requirements, we keep the same approach in focus to help you get the best value for your $$s.
    Ever Growing Inventory
    Ranging from the smallest feasible / required data (datasheets, data facts, SWOT analysis, company profiles, etc) to full research reports that help you make decisions, our inventory is updated almost on a daily basis with the latest industry reports from domain experts that track more than 5000 niche sectors.
    One Stop Solution
    Need a custom research report on medical devices market? Require all available business intelligence on 3D printing industry? Exploring F&B sector of a particular country/region? RnRMarketResearch.com is your one-stop-solution to all market intelligence needs. We not only offer custom research and consulting services, we also "bundle" reports to meet your needs and help you fetch the data analysis you require for your business.
    Dedicated Client Engagement
    Not limited to only "finding" relevant reports for you, our client engagement team dedicates its efforts to understand your "business need" and accordingly maps available research data to help you move forward. Call "your" client engagement executive any time of your day and get your questions answered in order to make the correct business decision.
    Saving Time and Efforts
    Simply share your research requirement details with us and let us do all the hard work to find required intelligence for you. When you add up our "one stop solution" and "dedicated client engagement" services mentioned above, you obviously know the time and effort saving you do by working with us.
    Payment Flexibility
    Working with Fortune 500 organizations, we understand the importance of being flexible for payments. Share your payment terms with us and we will surely match up to them to ensure you get access to required business intelligence data without having to wait for the payment to be done.
    Post-Purchase Research Support
    Have questions after reading a report / datasheet bought through us? Not sure about the methodology used for data available in the research? Talk to us / Share your questions with us and if required, we will connect you with the analyst(s)/author(s) of the report(s) and ensure you get satisfactory answers for the same. Need more data / analysis / report(s) on the topic of your research/project? The RnRMarketResearch.com team is here for you 24X7 to support you with your post-purchase requirements. Subscription Offers & Packages (Get in touch with us for more details - [email protected] / +1 888 391 5441 )
    • Ad Hoc
    • Pay - as - you - go / Bucket Subscriptions
    • Fixed Cost for #of reports
    • Customize / Personalize as per your needs