United States Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United States Power Report

United States Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United States Power Report
Published May 20, 2016
86 pages — Published May 20, 2016
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As we expect Hillary Clinton to be the next president of the US, we believe the country s energy policy over the coming four years will align with the direction set by the Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan (CPP). A Clinton presidency will not deviate from the Obama administration policy agenda on the environment and the power sector, although the eventual implementation of the CPP remains uncertain. On April -- ----, the US Senate passed with large bipartisan support the Energy Policy Modernization Act (EPMA). If successfully turned into law, the provisions included in the EPMA will create a regulatory framework conducive to strengthening, modernising and expanding the country s electricity grid - something we have long highlighted as crucial for the growth of the US power sector. Other provisions align with our views for the industry or creating upside potential for our power forecasts include increased investment into cybersecurity, hydropower and energy efficiency. ...The US competitive landscape will see consolidation over the coming quarters as large US electricity generators acquire regulated power companies and natural gas distributors.

...BMI View: Continued availability of cheap natural gas, coupled with the extension of tax incentives for developers of wind and solar power plants, will be the main drivers of development of the US power sector over the coming years. In this context, nuclear power will struggle amid low wholesale power prices and weak electricity consumption, leading to early reactor retirements. ...In this context, nuclear power will struggle amid low wholesale power prices and weak electricity consumption, leading to early reactor retirements. Significant investment in power infrastructure will be necessary for the system to keep up with growth in intermittent renewables and distributed energy solutions. Significant investment in power infrastructure will be necessary for the system to keep up with growth in intermittent renewables and distributed energy solutions. ...Significant investment in power infrastructure will be necessary for the system to keep up with growth in intermittent renewables and distributed energy solutions.

...The extension of federal tax credits for solar and wind power projects for another five years will boost growth in these industries. � Stagnant revenues growth and access to cheap financing is prompting large-cap utilities to acquire gas power distributors and regulated utilities. ...

  
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