Hydro-Electricity Generation in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Hydro-Electricity Generation industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 8.6%

Firms in the Hydro-Electricity Generation industry have experienced volatile market conditions over the past five years. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 8.6% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.4 billion. Higher wholesale electricity prices over the two years through 2018-19 have assisted the industry. Price increases have occurred due to low water availability for hydro generators. As a result, industry generation is expected to be lower in 2018-19. However, this is expected to be countered by significantly higher electricity prices. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase by 12.3% in 2018-19. New Zealand heavily relies on hydro-electricity generation, with close to 60% of total electricity supply...
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Hydro-Electricity Generation industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Hydro-Electricity Generation industry is projected to slightly decline over the next five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $X.X billion. This decline is attributable to a decline in wholesale electricity prices over the period. At the same time, industry generation capacity is expected to rise, which is anticipated to occur as firms upgrade their facilities and a small number of new establishments come online. The anticipated closure of Genesis Energy's coal-fired power plant in Huntly, Waikato, in XXX-XX is expected to increase reliance on hydro-electricity generation. However, the potential closure of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter over the next five years is a...
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Hydro-Electricity Generation industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 79
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,648

Biggest companies in the Hydro-Electricity Generation industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Hydro-Electricity Generation in New Zealand industry include Meridian Energy Limited, Mercury NZ Limited, Contact Energy Limited, Genesis Energy Limited and TrustPower Limited.

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What is Hydro-Electricity Generation industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators generate electricity through operating hydro-electric power plants. Operators that generate electricity through tidal energy are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Electricity
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Hydro-electricity generation

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Industry Definition

Industry operators generate electricity through operating hydro-electric power plants. Operators that generate electricity through tidal energy are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Hydro-electricity generation

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The electricity wholesale price is a major determinant of industry revenue. This price reflects the average yearly price for a megawatt hour of electrici...
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Electricity wholesale price
Level of annual rainfall
Net energy consumption
Demand from geothermal, wind and other electricity generation

Current Performance

Weak demand growth
Shift towards renewables
Industry structure
Transmission costs
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Tiwai Point
Transmission costs
 Table: Hydro-Electricity Generation in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Non-Ferrous Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
Electricity Retailing in New Zealand
Consumers in New Zealand




Key Selling Industries

Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in New Zealand
Heavy Machinery Repair and Maintenance in New Zealand





Products & Services

Industry players generate electricity through hydro-electricity generation technology. This electricity is then sold to the wholesale spot market, or dire...
Households
Businesses
Agriculture, forestry and fishing firms



Demand Determinants

Electricity is a homogeneous and essential good for consumers and industrial firms. End users are often indifferent to where and how it is generated, whil...
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Major Markets

Households
Businesses
Agriculture, forestry and fishing firms




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in New Zealand - 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 is extremely concentrated. In 2018-19, the industry's four largest players, Meridian Energy, Mercury NZ, Contact...
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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 New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Meridian Energy Limited is a diversified electricity retailer and generator. The firm generates all of its electricity through wind and hydropower. Meridi...
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Meridian Energy

 Table: Meridian Energy - financial performance

Mercury NZ

 Table: Mercury NZ - financial performance

Contact Energy

 Table: Contact Energy - financial performance

Genesis Energy

 Table: Genesis Energy - financial performance

TrustPower

 Table: TrustPower - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has very high capital intensity. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent on wages, operators are expected to invest an estimated $1.67 in capital....
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hydro-Electricity Generation in New Zealand - 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 New Zealand 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)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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