Geothermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles

Geothermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles

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"Geothermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025 Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the Geothermal power market in the US. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global geothermal power market with forecasts up to 2025.
 
The report analyzes the power market scenario in the US (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro and renewables) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. The research details renewable power market outlook in the country (includes wind, small hydro, biopower and solar PV) and provides forecasts up to 2025. The report highlights installed capacity and power generation trends from 2001 to 2025 in the US geothermal power market. The report provides information on the amount of carbon saved and average number of homes powered by geothermal power during 2001-2025. A detailed coverage of renewable energy policy framework governing the market with specific policies pertaining to geothermal is provided in the report. The research also provides company snapshots of some of the major market participants.
 
The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.
 

Scope

  • The report analyses global renewable power market, global geothermal power market, the US power market, the US renewable power market and the US geothermal market. The scope of the research includes -
  • A brief introduction on global carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption.
  • Historical period is during 2001-2011 (unless specified) and forecast period is for 2012-2025.
  • An overview on global renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends, generation trends and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources. 
  • Renewable power sources include wind (includes both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal.
  • Detailed overview on the global geothermal power market with installed capacity, generation and installed capacity split by major countries. An analysis of cost break-up for geothermal power is covered as part of the report.
  • Power market scenario in the US and provides detailed market overview, installed capacity and power generation trends by various fuel types (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro and renewables) with forecasts up to 2025.
  • An overview on the US renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends (2001-2025), generation trends(2001-2025) and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources in 2011. 
  • Detailed overview of the US geothermal power market with installed capacity, generation, carbon savings (2001-2025) and number of homes powered (2001-2025).
  • Deal analysis of the US geothermal market. Deals are analyzed on the basis of mergers, acquisitions, partnership, asset finance, debt offering, equity offering, private equity (PE) and venture capitalists (VC).
  • Key policies and regulatory framework supporting the development of renewable power sources in general and geothermal in particular.
  • Company snapshots of some of the major market participants in the country.
 

Reasons to buy

  • The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to 
  • Identify key growth and investment opportunities in the US geothermal power market. 
  • Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data for geothermal power market.
  • Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industry's growth potential.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest regulatory events.
  • Identify key partners and business development avenues.
  • Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure, strategy and prospects.

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Executive Summary 9

2.1 Global Carbon Emissions Continue to Increase in 2010-2011 after a Slight Dip in 2009 9
2.2 Global Power Market – Increasing Focus on Clean Technologies 9
2.3 Government Support will continue to Foster the Growth of Global Renewable Power Market 9
2.4 Global Geothermal Power Market will Post Steady Growth during the Forecast Period 10
2.5 The US Power Market – Thermal Power will Remain the Dominant Source in 2025 10
2.6 The US Renewable Power Market – Rapid Growth Expected During 2012-2025 10
2.7 The US Geothermal Power Market – Slow Growth Expected During 2012-2025 10

3 Introduction 12

3.1 Carbon Emissions, Global, 2001-2011 12
3.2 Primary Energy Consumption, Global, 2001-2025 14
3.3 Report Guidance 15

4 Renewable Power Market, Global, 2001-2025 17

4.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Overview 17
4.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2025 18
4.3 Renewable Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2025 19
4.4 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2011 21
4.5 Renewable Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011-2025 22
4.6 Renewable Power Market, Global, Comparison among Power Sources 23

5 Biogas Power Market, Global, 2001-2025 24

5.1 Biogas Power Market, Global, Overview 24
5.2 Biogas Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2025 24
5.3 Biogas Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2025 26
5.4 Biogas Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Growth by Region, MW, 2011-2025 28
5.5 Biogas Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Country, %, 2011 29
5.6 Biogas Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions in Major Countries, MW, 2011-2025 30
5.7 Biogas Power Market, Global, Comparison between Key Countries 31

6 Power Market, the US, 2001-2025 32

6.1 Power Market, the US, Overview 32
6.2 Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2025 32
6.3 Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2001-2025 34
6.4 Power Market, the US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001-2025 36
6.5 Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011-2025 38
6.6 Power Market, the US, Comparison of Power Sources, 2011 39

7 Renewable Power Market, the US, 2001-2025 40

7.1 Renewable Power Market, the US, Overview 40
7.2 Renewable Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, MW, 2001-2025 40
7.3 Renewable Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2011 and 2025 42
7.4 Renewable Power Market, the US, Power Generation by Source Type, GWh, 2001-2025 43
7.5 Renewable Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011-2025 44
7.6 Renewable Power Market, the US, Comparison of Renewable Power Sources, 2011 46
7.7 Renewable Power Market, the US, LCOE Comparison, $/kWh, 2011 47

8 Geothermal Power Market, the US, 2001-2025 48

8.1 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Overview 48
8.2 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2025 48
8.3 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2025 49
8.4 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Carbon Savings, Thousand Tons, 2001-2025 51
8.5 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Average Number of Homes Powered, 2001-2025 52

9 Geothermal Power Market, The US, Deal Analysis 54

9.1 Geothermal Power Market, The US, Deal Value Vs. Deal Volume, 2004-2011 54
9.2 Geothermal Power Market, The US, Split by Deal Type, %, 2011 55
9.3 Geothermal Power market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, The US vs. Global, 2006-2011 56
9.4 Geothermal Power Market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, Comparison Among Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2011 57

10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the US 58

10.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The US, Federal Incentives 60
10.1.1 Energy Policy Act 2005 (EPAct 2005) 60
10.1.2 Federal Purchase Requirement (EPAct SEC.203) 61
10.1.3 The Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 61
10.1.4 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 62
10.1.5 Corporate Tax Credits 62
10.1.6 Federal Grants 65
10.1.7 Federal Loan Program 76
10.1.8 Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) 78
10.1.9 Renewable Energy Production Incentives (REPI) 79
10.1.10 Other Federal Policies 79
10.1.11 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Federal Incentives 81

11 Geothermal Power Market, the US, Company Analysis 84

11.1 Company Snapshot: Ormat Technologies, Inc. 84
11.1.1 Ormat Technologies, Inc., Company Overview 84
11.1.2 Ormat Technologies, Inc., Business Overview 84
11.1.3 Ormat Technologies, Inc., Major Products and Services 85
11.1.4 Ormat Technologies, Inc., Key Financial Performance 86
11.1.5 Ormat Technologies, Inc., SWOT Analysis 87
11.1.6 Ormat Technologies, Inc., Locations and Subsidiaries 91
11.2 Company Snapshot: Calpine Corporation 92
11.2.1 Calpine Corporation, Company Overview 92
11.2.2 Calpine Corporation, Business Overview 92
11.2.3 Calpine Corporation, Major Products and Services 93
11.2.4 Calpine Corporation, Key Financial Performance 94
11.2.5 Calpine Corporation, SWOT Analysis 94
11.2.6 Calpine Corporation, Locations and Subsidiaries 99
11.3 Company Snapshot: Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. 102
11.3.1 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Company Overview 102
11.3.2 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Business Overview 103
11.3.3 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Major Products and Services 104
11.3.4 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Key Financial Performance 105
11.3.5 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., SWOT Analysis 105
11.3.6 Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Locations and Subsidiaries 109
11.4 Company Snapshot: U.S. Geothermal Inc. 111
11.4.1 U.S. Geothermal Inc., Company Overview 111
11.4.2 U.S. Geothermal Inc., Business Overview 111
11.4.3 U.S. Geothermal Inc., Major Products and Services 113
11.4.4 U.S. Geothermal Inc., Key Financial Performance 113
11.4.5 U.S. Geothermal Inc., SWOT Analysis 113
11.4.6 U.S. Geothermal Inc., Locations and Subsidiaries 117

12 Appendix 119

12.1 Abbreviations 119
12.2 Market Definitions 120
12.3 Methodology 120
12.3.1 Secondary Research 121
12.3.2 Primary Research 121
12.3.3 Modeling and Forecasting 121
12.3.4 Market Estimates and Assumptions 121
12.3.5 Contact Us 122
12.3.6 Disclaimer 122
 

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Carbon Emissions, Global, MMT, 2001-2011 13
Table 2:  Primary Energy Consumption, Global, Mtoe, 2001-2025 15
Table 3: Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2001–2025 18
Table 4: Renewable Power Market, Global, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001–2025 20
Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2001–2025 21
Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 22
Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Global, Comparison among Power Sources 23
Table 8: Biogas Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 25
Table 9: Biogas Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001–2025 27
Table 10: Biogas Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Country, %, 2011 29
Table 11: Biogas Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions in Major Countries, MW, 2011–2025 30
Table 12: Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 33
Table 13: Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, MW, 2001–2025 35
Table 14: Power Market, the US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001–2025 37
Table 15: Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 38
Table 16: Power Market, the US, Comparison Between Power Sources, 2011–2025 39
Table 17: Renewable Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, MW, 2001–2025 41
Table 18: Renewable Power Market, the US, Generation by Source Type, GWh, 2001–2025 44
Table 19: Renewable Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 45
Table 20: Renewable Power Market, the US, Comparison of Renewable Power Sources, 2011 46
Table 21: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 49
Table 22: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001–2025 50
Table 23: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Carbon Savings, Thousand Tons, 2001–2025 52
Table 24: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Average Number of Homes Powered, ‘000, 2001–2025 53
Table 25:  Geothermal Power Market, The US, Deal Value Vs. Deal Volume, 2004-2011 54
Table 26: Geothermal Power Market, The US, Split by Deal Type, %, 2011 55
Table 27: Geothermal Power market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, The US vs. Global, 2006-2011 56
Table 28: Geothermal Power Market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, Comparison Among Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2011 57
Table 29: Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, The US, Renewable Energy Incentives 61
Table 30: Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2011 64
Table 31: Treasury Grants, The US, Eligibility and Credit Availability, 2011 66
Table 32: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Total Grants, 2009-2011 67
Table 33: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants by Technology, Value (%), 2011 68
Table 34: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants by Technology, Volume (%), 2011 69
Table 35: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, No. of Grants by State, 2009-2011 70
Table 36: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Wind Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 71
Table 37: Wind Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Capacity (MW) Supported by Grants, 2009-2011 72
Table 38: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Solar Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 73
Table 39: Solar Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Capacity (MW) Supported by Grants, 2009-2011 74
Table 40: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Geothermal Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 75
Table 41: Green Power Purchasing Goal, The US, %, 2007-2013 80
Table 42: Geothermal Power, The US, Annual Installed Capacity, MW, 2005-2011 82
Table 43: Ormat Technologies, Inc., Major Products and Services 85
Table 44: Ormat Technologies, Inc., SWOT Analysis 87
Table 45: Ormat Technologies, Inc., Other Locations and Subsidiaries 91
Table 46: Calpine Corporation, Major Products and Services 93
Table 47: Calpine Corporation, SWOT Analysis 95
Table 48: Calpine Corporation, Other Locations and Subsidiaries 100
Table 49: Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Major Products and Services 104
Table 50: Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., SWOT Analysis 106
Table 51: Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Other Locations and Subsidiaries 110
Table 52: U.S. Geothermal Inc., Major Products and Services 113
Table 53: U.S. Geothermal Inc., SWOT Analysis 114
Table 54: U.S. Geothermal Inc., Other Locations and Subsidiaries 118
Table 55: Abbreviations 119
 

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 11
Figure 2: Carbon Emissions, Global, MMT, 2001-2011 13
Figure 3: Primary Energy Consumption, Global, Mtoe, 2001-2025 14
Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type MW, 2001–2025 18
Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Global, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001–2025 19
Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2001–2025 21
Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 22
Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, Global, Comparison among Power Sources 23
Figure 9: Biogas Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 25
Figure 10: Biogas Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001–2025 26
Figure 11: Biogas Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Growth by Region, MW, 2011-2025 28
Figure 12: Biogas Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Country, %, 2011 29
Figure 13: Biogas Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions in Major Countries, MW, 2011–2025 30
Figure 14: Biogas Power Market, Global, Comparison Between Key Countries 31
Figure 15: Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 32
Figure 16: Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2001–2025 34
Figure 17: Power Market, the US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001–2025 36
Figure 18: Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 38
Figure 19: Power Market, the US, Comparison Between Power Sources, 2011–2025 39
Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, MW, 2001–2025 40
Figure 21: Renewable Power Market, the US, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, MW, 2011 and 2025 42
Figure 22: Renewable Power Market, the US, Power Generation by Source Type, GWh, 2001–2025 43
Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, the US, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, MW, 2011–2025 45
Figure 24: Renewable Power Market, the US, Comparison of Renewable Power Sources, 2011 46
Figure 25: Renewable Power Market, the US, LCOE Comparison, $/kWh, 2011 47
Figure 26: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001–2025 48
Figure 27: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001–2025 50
Figure 28: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Carbon Savings, Tons, Thousands, 2001–2025 51
Figure 29: Geothermal Power Market, the US, Average Number of Homes Powered, ‘000, 2001–2025 53
Figure 30:  Geothermal Power Market, The US, Deal Value Vs. Deal Volume, 2004-2011 54
Figure 31:  Geothermal Power Market, The US, Split by Deal Type, %, 2011 55
Figure 32: Geothermal Power market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, The US vs. Global, 2006-2011 56
Figure 33: Geothermal Power Market, The US, Asset Finance Deals, Comparison Among Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2011 57
Figure 34: Renewable Power Market, The US, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 1992-2012 59
Figure 35: Renewable Power Market, The US, Policy Impact on Applicable Renewable Power Sources 60
Figure 36: Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2011 63
Figure 37: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Total Grants, 2009-2011 67
Figure 38: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants by Technology, Value (%), 2011 68
Figure 39: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants by Technology, Volume (%), 2011 69
Figure 40: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Wind Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 71
Figure 41: Wind Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Capacity (MW) Supported by Grants, 2009-2011 72
Figure 42: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Solar Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 73
Figure 43: Solar Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Capacity (MW) Supported by Grants, 2009-2011 74
Figure 44: Renewable Power Market, The US, Treasury Grants, Geothermal Power, No of Grants, $m, 2009-2011 75
Figure 45: Geothermal Power, The US, New Installed Capacity, MW, 2005-2011 81
Figure 46: Ormat Technologies, Inc., Key Financial Performance 86
Figure 47: Calpine Corporation, Key Financial Performance 94
Figure 48: Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., Key Financial Performance 105
Figure 49: U.S. Geothermal Inc., Key Financial Performance 113
  1. Ormat Technologies, Inc.
  2. Calpine Corporation
  3. Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.
  4. U.S. Geothermal Inc.
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