Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report

Hydro-Electricity Generation industry trends (2014-2019)

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Operators in the Hydro-Electricity Generation industry supply electricity to wholesale markets through hydropower generation assets. State-owned operators, Hydro Tasmania and Snowy Hydro Limited, dominate the industry. Most large-scale hydropower capacity has been established for decades within Australia. As a result, the industry's performance is largely tied to trends in wholesale electricity prices, particularly in New South Wales and Tasmania, where most large-scale assets are located. Most industry activity occurs within the National Electricity Market (NEM), which covers eastern and southern Australia. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 8.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $1.2 billion. However, this does not r...
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Hydro-Electricity Generation industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Structural changes affecting energy production in Australia are anticipated to influence the Hydro-Electricity Generation industry over the next five years. The Turnbull Government's plan to expand the Snowy River Scheme, if approved, will mark the first significant large-scale expansion in the industry for decades. Changes in regulatory policy are also likely, particularly as the Renewable Energy Target (RET) expires in XXX. Wholesale electricity prices are forecast to decline over the five years through XXX-XX, but from a high base. Electricity prices are anticipated to fall as supply catches up to demand, although the potential closure of ageing baseload power plants could contribute to price volatility. Hydro Tasmania is expected to remain the ma...
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Hydro-Electricity Generation industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 127
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,445

Biggest companies in the Hydro-Electricity Generation industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia industry include Hydro-Electric Corporation, Snowy Hydro Limited and AGL Energy Limited.

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What is Hydro-Electricity Generation industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms generate electricity using hydro-electric generation processes. Firms that use pumped-storage generation processes are also included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Electricity
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Hydro-electricity generation

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Industry Definition

Industry firms generate electricity using hydro-electric generation processes. Firms that use pumped-storage generation processes are also included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Hydro-electricity generation

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Trends in the price of electricity, measured by the producer price index, affect the performance of hydro-electricity generators. As the per-unit price of...
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Electricity service price
Industrial production
Number of households
Level of annual rainfall

Current Performance

Tasmania and output volatility
Energy policy
Renewable energy target
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Snowy River expansion
Peaking and baseload power
Energy policy
 Table: Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Manufacturing
Retail Trade
Electricity Retailing in Australia
Consumers



Key Selling Industries

Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in Australia
Heavy Machinery Repair and Maintenance in Australia




Products & Services

The Hydro-Electricity Generation industry's sole product is electricity that is generated using hydro-electric technology and this electricity cannot be f...
Households
Manufacturers
Mining
Utility providers
Other

Demand Determinants

To end users, electricity is a homogenous good once it has been produced and fed into transmission and distribution systems. However, industry players hav...
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Major Markets

Households
Manufacturers
Mining
Utility providers
Other


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Hydro-Electricity Generation industry displays a high level of market share concentration. The limited number of economically viable sites for develop...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Hydro-Electric Corporation, which trades as Hydro Tasmania, is owned by the Tasmanian Government. The company is the largest producer of renewable energy ...
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Hydro Tasmania

 Table: Hydro Tasmania - financial performance

Snowy Hydro

 Table: Snowy Hydro - financial performance

AGL

 Table: AGL - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Hydro-Electricity Generation industry is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar spent as wages in 2018-19, an expected $1.03 will be invested in c...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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Leverage Ratios
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