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Utilities Market Assessment 2010


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Published Date :
March 2010find similar
Report Type :
Market Assessmentfind similar
Report Sector :
Energy & Utilitiesfind similar
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13 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Utilities 2010

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Background

Definitions

Electricity

Gas

Water

Sewerage

2. Strategic Overview

Market Dynamics And Segmentation

Table.1: Uk Utilities — Main Market Segments By Final Consumption

Table.2: Total Turnover Of Uk Utilities By Sector At Current Prices (£bn),-

Figure.1: Total Turnover Of Uk Utilities At Current Prices (£bn),-

Table.3: Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Utilities By Sector At Current Prices (£bn),-

Figure.2: Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Utilities At Current Prices (£bn),-

Economic Trends

Population

Table.4: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000), Mid-years-

Gross Domestic Product

Table.5: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Annual Chain-linked Prices (£m),-

Inflation

Table.6: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-

Unemployment

Table.7: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (000),-

Household Disposable Income

Table.8: Uk Households' Gross Disposable Income Per Capita (£),-

Competitive Structure

Advertising

Table.9: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Utilities For Business And Residential Customers (£000), Year Ending December

The Consumer

Market Forecasts

Table.10: Forecast Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Utilities At Current Prices (£bn),-

3. Energy Market Overview

Background

Table.1: Final Energy Consumption In The Uk By Fuel Type (000 Tonnes Of Oil Equivalent),-

Table.2: Final Energy Consumption In The Uk By Sector (000 Tonnes Of Oil Equivalent),-

Market Size

Table.3: The Uk Energy Market By Total Turnover And Household Final Consumption Expenditure At Current Prices (£bn),-

Legislation And Regulation

Consumer Trends

Marketing Activity

Advertising

Table.4: Main Media Advertising Expenditure By Uk Energy Utility Companies To Residential Customers (£000), Year Ending December

4. Electricity

Background

Generation

Transmission

Distribution

Supply

Market Structure

Market Size

Table.1: The Uk Electricity Market By Total Turnover And Household Final Consumption Expenditure At Current Prices (£bn),-

Table.2: Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Electricity At Current And Constant Prices (£m),-

Table.3: Uk Retail Price Index Fuel Component For Electricity (index=100),-

Consumer Trends

Advertising

5. Gas

Background

Suppliers

Market Size

Table.1: The Uk Gas Market By Total Turnover And Household Final Consumption Expenditure At Current Prices (£bn),-

Table.2: Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Gas At Current And Constant Prices (£m),-

Table.3: Uk Retail Price Index Fuel Component For Gas (index=100),-

Consumer Trends

Advertising

6. Water And Sewerage Services

Background

Legislation And Regulation

Market Structure

Market Size

Table.1: The Uk Water And Sewerage Market By Turnover And Household Final Consumption Expenditure At Current Prices (£bn),-

Table.2: Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Water Services At Current Prices (£m),-

Table.3: Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Water Services At Constant Prices (£m),-

Consumer Trends

Marketing Activity

Advertising

7. An International Perspective

Market Developments

Electricity Production

Table.1: Total Net Electricity Production In The Eu (terawatt Hours),

Gas Consumption

Table.2: Inland Sales Of Natural Gas In The Eu (petajoules),

Water Resources

Table.3: Fresh Water Resources In The Eu (million Cubic Metres),

Competitive Environment

Energy

Water

Consumer Behaviour

Table.4: Eu Electricity Price Increases (%), Second Semester Of Compared With Second Semester Of

Table.5: Eu Gas Price Increases (%), Second Semester Of Compared With Second Semester Of

Table.6: Domestic Electricity Prices In Selected Eu Countries (pence Per Kilowatt Hour), And-

Table.7: Domestic Gas Prices In Selected Eu Countries (pence Per Kilowatt Hour),,-

8. Pest Analysis

Political Factors

Economic Downturn

Climate Change

Future Energy Sources

Planning Consent

Water Services

Terrorist Threats

Economic Factors

Credit Crunch

Investment In Energy

Reduced Taxes

Investment In Water And Sewerage Services

Social Factors

Rising Energy Prices

Water Service Charges

Reduced Carbon Emissions

Microgeneration

Uncertainty Of Energy Supplies

Flooding

Sewerage Control

Technological Factors

Nuclear Power

Carbon Capture And Storage

Smart Meters

Renewable Energy Technology

Increased Water Resources

9. Consumer Dynamics

Overview

Table.1: Summary Of Responses Regarding Utilities (% Of Respondents), November

Switching Electricity And/or Gas Supplier

"i Have Changed My Electricity Supplier In The Past Months"

"i Have Changed My Gas Supplier In The Past Months"

Table.2: Those Who Had Switched Electricity Or Gas Supplier In The Past Months (% Of Respondents), November

"in The Past Months I Have Changed My Supply Of Gas And Electricity To A Single Company"

Table.3: Those Who Had Changed Their Supply Of Gas And Electricity To A Single Company In The Past Months (% Of Respondents), November

Difficulties In Switching Supplier

"in The Past Months I Have Tried And Have Experienced Difficulty In Transferring My Electricity Or Gas Account From One Supplier To Another"

"i Have Experienced Difficulties In Transferring My Combined Electricity And Gas Account To Another Company Also Supplying Electricity And Gas"

Table.4: Those Who Had Experienced Difficulties When Transferring Electricity, Gas Or Combined Accounts To Another Supplier (% Of Respondents), November

"the Difficulties I Have Experienced In Switching Electricity And/or Gas Supplier Would Lessen My Willingness To Transfer To Another Supplier Again In The Future"

Table.5: Those For Whom Past Difficulties In Switching Electricity And/or Gas Supplier Would Lessen Willingness To Transfer Again In The Future (% Of Respondents), November

Billing Errors

"i Have Experienced Errors, Including Delays, In My Gas And/or Electricity Bills"

"i Have Experienced Errors, Including Delays, In Receiving My Water And/or Sewerage Bills"

Table.6: Experience Of Errors And Delays In Utility Bills (% Of Respondents), November

Marketing By Electricity And Gas Suppliers

"i Receive An Unwelcome Amount Of Sales Literature, Telephone Calls Or Personal Approaches From Gas And/or Electricity Companies Trying To Persuade Me To Change Supplier"

Table.7: Those Who Receive An Unwelcome Amount Of Marketing And Sales Approaches From Electricity And Gas Companies (% Of Respondents), November

Preferred Method Of Payment Of Utility Bills

"i Prefer To Pay My Electricity/gas/water/sewerage Bills By Standing Order Or Direct Debit"

"i Prefer To Pay My Electricity/gas/water/sewerage Bills By Cash Or Cheque"

Table.8: Those Who Prefer To Pay Utility Bills By Standing Order Or Direct Debit, And Those Who Prefer To Pay By Cash Or Cheque (% Of Respondents), November

"i Prefer To Pay My Electricity/gas/water/sewerage Bills Online"

Table.9: Those Who Prefer To Pay Utility Bills Online (% Of Respondents), November

Preferred Type Of Utility Supplier

"i Would Prefer To Have Separate Suppliers For Gas, Electricity, Water And Sewerage"

"i Would Prefer To Have A Combined Supplier For Electricity And Gas"

Table.10: Those Who Would Prefer To Have Separate Suppliers For All Utilities, And Those Who Would Prefer To Have A Combined Supplier For Electricity And Gas (% Of Respondents), November

"i Would Prefer To Have A Combined Supplier For Gas, Electricity, Water And Sewerage"

Table.11: Those Who Would Prefer To Have A Combined Supplier For All Utilities (% Of Respondents), November

10. Company Profiles

Anglian Water Group Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.1: Financial Results For Anglian Water Services Ltd (£000), Years Endingst March-

Future Company Developments

Centrica Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.2: Financial Results For Centrica Plc (£000), Years Endingst December-

Future Company Developments

Edf Energy Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.3: Financial Results For Edf Energy Plc (£000), Years Endingst December-

Future Company Developments

E.on Uk Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.4: Financial Results For E.on Uk Plc (£000), Years Endingst December-

Future Company Developments

National Grid Plc

Corporate Strategy

Transmission

Gas Distribution

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.5: Financial Results For National Grid Plc (£000), Years Endingst March-

Future Company Developments

Rwe Npower Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.6: Financial Results For Rwe Npower Plc (£000), Years Endingst December-

Future Company Developments

Scottishpower Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.7: Financial Results For Scottishpower Ltd (£000), Year Endingst March, Weeks Ending St December And Year Endingst December

Future Company Developments

Severn Trent Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.8: Financial Results For Severn Trent Plc (£000), Years Endingst March-

Future Company Developments

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.9: Financial Results For Thames Water Utilities Ltd (£000), Weeks Endingst March And Years Endingst March And

Future Company Developments

United Utilities Group Plc

Corporate Strategy

Product And Brand Development

Market Development

Strengths And Weaknesses

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table.10: Financial Results For United Utilities Group Plc (£000), Years Endingst March And

Future Company Developments

11. The Future

General Trends

Economic Issues

Forecast Economic Trends

Population

Table.1: Forecast Uk Resident Population By Sex (000), Mid-years-

Gross Domestic Product

Table.2: Forecast Uk Growth In Gross Domestic Product In Real Terms (%),-

Inflation

Table.3: Forecast Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-

Unemployment

Table.4: Forecast Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-

Construction Industry Demand

Climate Change

Electricity

Gas

Water And Sewerage Services

Forecasts To

Table.5: Forecast Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Utilities By Sector At Current Prices (£bn),-

Figure.1: Forecast Total Household Final Consumption Expenditure On Uk Utilities At Current Prices (£bn),-

12. Further Sources

Associations

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

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