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Small & Medium Renewable Energy Generation Market Report - UK 2016-2020

The report Small & Medium Renewable Energy Market Report – UK 2016-2020 builds on AMA Research's previous reports on the microgeneration market, and the scope of the report has been expanded to cover renewable electricity generation up to 5MW and renewable heat generation up to 200 kWth. Drawing together information and data from a wide range of sources, and with over 50 charts and tables, this report provides an integrated overview of recent trends and market prospects for renewable electricity and heat generation technologies including; solar PV and thermal, windpower, hydropower, anaerobic digestion & biomass boilers and heat pumps.

Key sections covered:

  • Review of small and medium renewable energy technologies - solar photovoltaics, windpower, hydropower, anaerobic digestion with biogas, solar thermal and biomass boilers & wood fuelled stoves, ground & air source heat pumps.
  • Overview of the renewable energy sector - key market factors - Feed In Tariff (FIT), Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Renewables Obligation etc.
  • Recent developments - impact of FIT, RHI and RO on annual number of installations & capacity installed for each, changes made by the new Conservative government affecting climate change and renewable energy policy.
  • Future prospects - market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020.
Key areas of insight include:
  • Market overview by capacity, installation numbers and estimated installed values.
  • Technology sector sizes by installed capacities & numbers of installations, end user mixes and by tariff capacity bands.
  • Assessment of impacts of Feed -In Tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive etc. 2010 -2015 and on forecasts by value for 2018 and 2020.
Key areas covered in the report include:

MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Overview of trends in total fossil fuel and renewable energy generation 2010 -2014 by technology type.
  • Overview of market size and trends for small –medium renewable energy 2010 -2015 by capacity and by value.
  • Identification of key market drivers for the 2010 -2015 period – Feed in Tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive, Renewables Obligation.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020.
SOLAR PV to 5MW
  • Total solar PV market by capacity; split by FIT, RO, unaccredited & cumulative trends 2010-2015.
  • Sub 5 MW solar PV market 2010 -2015 by annual capacity installed; split by FIT, RO etc; identification of key drivers e.g. FIT, RO and falling costs.
  • Market mixes and trends 2010-2015 by capacity bands; sub 50 kW and >50kW -5 MW.
  • End user mix by capacity installed & trends; domestic, commercial & industrial.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors impacting e.g. reduced subsidies.
ONSHORE WINDPOWER TO 5MW
  • Overall sub 5 MW windpower market 2010 -2015 by annual capacity installed; identification of key drivers e.g. FIT etc.
  • Market mixes and trends 2010-2015 for each of the FIT capacity bands from <= 15kW up to >1,500 kW.
  • Overview of total end use mix by capacity installed; domestic, commercial & industrial; End use mixes within each of the FIT capacity bands and trends.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors e.g. reduced subsidies.
HYDROPOWER TO 5MW
  • Overall market by capacity; split by FIT, RO. Trends for total and FIT capacity to 2015.
  • End user mixes by number installations & by capacity size bands and market trends.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors.
SOLAR THERMAL
  • Recent trends by area installed 2010 - 2015 and key factors e.g. RHI.
  • End use market mix, domestic vs commercial.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors.
BIOMASS - WOOD FUELLED BOILERS & STOVES AND ANAEROBIC DIGESTION
  • Anaerobic digestion with biogas - market trends by plant numbers & capacity 2010 -2015. Key trends in on-farm and commercial; Trends in number of plants by sector; water, on-farms & commercial; Trends in FIT sector by capacity bands 2009 -2014. Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors.
  • Biomass boilers – non domestic installations under RHI: trends by capacity 2012-2015, mix by size, market mix by end user by capacity. Market size & trends in domestic installations for 2018 and 2020.
GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS
  • Overview of market size & trends by numbers supplied, 2010-2015; market factors.
  • Installations under the non-domestic RHI; market mix air vs ground source.
  • Installations under the domestic RHI; market mix air vs ground source and by applications.
  • Market forecasts by installed values for 2018 and 2020, and key factors.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Background
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data – 2012-2015 – Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2011-2017 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • MARKET SIZE AND TRENDS
    • Definition
    • Renewable Energy Overview
    • Sub 5 MW Renewable Energy Market Size and Trends
    • Market Prospects
      • Overview
      • Reduction in Feed In Tariffs
        • Table New Generation Feed In Tariffs February 2016
      • Proposed Exemption to 5% VAT Rate
      • Removal of Climate Change Levy Exemption Certificates
      • Abandonment of the Zero Carbon Homes Policy
      • Community Energy And Withdrawal Of Tax Breaks
      • Closure of the RO to New Sub 5 MW Solar PV and Onshore Windpower
  • SOLAR PV
    • Introduction
    • Recent Trends
      • Overview of Total Solar PV Market
      • Solar PV up to 5 MW
      • End User Mix
    • Market Prospects
      • Table Feed In Tariffs for Solar PV Installations February 2016 vs October – December 2015
    • Supply
  • ONSHORE SMALL TO MEDIUM WINDPOWER
    • Definition
      • Table FIT Banding for Windpower Schemes by Installed Capacity
    • Recent Trends
    • Market Prospects
      • Table Windpower Tariff Rates February 2016 vs April –September 2015
    • Supply
  • SMALL SCALE HYDROPOWER
    • Introduction
    • Market Trends
    • Market Prospects
    • Supply
      • Developers and Operators
  • SOLAR THERMAL
    • Introduction
    • Recent Trends
    • End Use Markets for Solar Thermal Systems
    • Market Prospects
  • BIOMASS
    • Introduction
    • Anaerobic Digestion
      • Recent Trends
      • Market Prospects
    • Biomass Boilers
      • Market Size and Trends
      • Suppliers
  • HEAT PUMPS
    • Introduction
    • Recent Developments
    • Market Prospects
    • Supply

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