Solar Thermal Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

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Solar Thermal Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

Summary

"Solar Thermal Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the solar thermal power market. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global solar thermal power market with forecasts up to 2020. The report analyzes the power market outlook in country (includes thermal conventional, hydro and renewables) and provides forecasts up to 2020. The research details renewable power market outlook in the US (includes wind, biopower and solar PV) and provides forecasts up to 2020. The report highlights installed capacity and power generation trends from 2001 to 2020 in the US solar thermal power market. The research also showcases top active and upcoming plants in the country. A detailed coverage on renewable energy policy framework governing the market along with policies specific to solar thermal power development in the US are provided in the report. The research analyzes investment trends in the solar thermal power market in the US and some of the major deals pertaining to the market are dealt in detail. The report also provides elaborate company profiles 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 scope of the report includes -

- Brief introduction and overview on global carbon emissions and global energy consumption.

- Historical data provided from 2001 to 2010 and forecasts until 2020.

- Overview on the overall renewable power market in the world, highlighting the fuel types – wind, solar PV, solar thermal, biogas and biomass.

- Detailed overview on the global solar thermal power market with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020.

- Power market scenario in the US with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020, highlighting fuel types such as thermal conventional, hydro and renewables.

- Renewable power market scenario in the US with capacity and generation forecasts to 2020, highlighting fuel types such as wind, biomass and solar PV.

- The US solar thermal power installed capacity and generation trends to 2020

- Major active and upcoming plants in the country.

- Deal volume and value analysis of The US solar thermal power market. Deals analyzed on the basis of M&A, Partnership, Asset Financing, Debt Offering, Equity Offering and PE/VC.

- Elaborate profiling of some of the major market participants.

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 solar thermal power market.

- Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the market's growth potential by developing strategies based on the latest operational and regulatory events.

- Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure, strategy and prospects.

- Do deals with an understanding of the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 7

1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Executive Summary 10

2.1 Global Energy Demand Rejuvenates after a Slight Dip in 2009 10

2.2 Global Power Market – Increasing Focus on Clean Technologies 10

2.3 Global Renewable Market - Government Support to Foster the Sector Growth 10

2.4 Global Solar Thermal Market – Growth Momentum to Accelerate 10

2.5 The US Renewable Power Market – Wind Power Market Major Driver 11

2.6 The US Solar Thermal Market – California To Emerge As Solar Thermal Hub 12

3 Introduction 13

3.1 Carbon Emissions, Global, 2001-2010 13

3.2 Energy Consumption, Global, 2001-2030 15

3.3 Report Guidance 16

4 Renewable Power Market, Global, 2001-2020 18

4.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Overview 18

4.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 18

4.3 Renewable Power Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 21

4.4 Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2010 23

5 Solar Thermal Market, Global, 2001-2020 25

5.1 Solar Thermal Market, Global, Overview 25

5.2 Solar Thermal Market, Global, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 25

5.3 Solar Thermal Market, Global, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 27

6 Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 29

6.1 Power Market, The US, Overview 29

6.2 Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity By Fuel Type, MW, 2001-2020 29

6.3 Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, GWh, 2001-2020 31

7 Renewable Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 34

7.1 Renewable Power Market, The US, Overview 34

7.2 Renewable Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 34

7.3 Renewable Power Market, The US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 36

7.4 Renewable Power Market (Excluding Hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, %, 2010 38

8 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, 2001-2020 40

8.1 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Overview 40

8.2 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Installed Capacity, MW, 2001-2020 40

8.3 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Power Generation, GWh, 2001-2020 42

8.4 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Major Active Solar Thermal Plants, 2010 44

8.5 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Major Upcoming Solar Thermal Plants 46

9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The US 47

9.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The US, Federal Incentives 47

9.1.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Federal Incentives 47

9.1.2 Production Tax Credits (PTC) and Investment Tax Credits (ITC) 50

9.1.3 The US Treasury Grants 53

9.1.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar PV, Federal Incentives 58

10 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Deals Market Trends 60

10.1 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Deal Volume versus Deal Value Analysis, 2006-2010 60

10.2 Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Major Deals, 2010 61

10.2.1 Solar Trust of America To Develop $3,000 Million Amargosa Farm Road Solar Thermal Power Plant In Nevada, U.S 61

10.2.2 Tessera Solar To Invest $2,100 Million For Imperial Valley Solar Power Plant In California, U.S 62

10.2.3 Tessera To Invest $2,000 Million For Calico Solar Themal Power Project In California, U.S 62

10.2.4 SPX Completes Private Placement Of 6.875% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2017 For $600 Million 63

10.2.5 NextEra Energy Announces Project Financing Of $1,000 Million For Genesis Solar Thermal Power Plant In California, US 64

10.2.6 Nevada Power Issues 5.375% Mortgage Bonds For $250 Million 65

10.2.7 SolarReserve To Invest $650 Million For Crossroads Solar Energy Project In Arizona, U.S 66

10.2.8 BrightSource Energy Secures $150 Million In Series D Financing 66

10.2.9 Sun Catalytix Secures $9.5 Million In Series B Funding Round 68

10.2.10 BrightSource Energy Secures $30 Million In Venture Financing Round 69

11 Company Snapshot - Iberdrola Renovables, S.A. 70

11.1 Company Overview 70

11.2 Business Description 70

11.3 Major Products and Services 71

11.4 SWOT Analysis 73

11.4.1 Overview 73

11.4.2 Iberdrola Renovables, S.A. - Strengths 73

11.4.3 Iberdrola Renovables, S.A. - Weaknesses 75

11.4.4 Iberdrola Renovables, S.A. - Opportunités 75

11.4.5 Iberdrola Renovables, S.A. - Threats 76

11.5 Locations and Subsidiaries 77

11.5.1 Head Office 77

11.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 78

12 Company Snapshot - Acciona Energia, S.A. 80

12.1 Company Overview 80

12.2 Business Description 80

12.3 Major Products and Services 82

12.4 SWOT Analysis 83

12.4.1 Overview 83

12.4.2 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Strengths 83

12.4.3 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Weaknesses 85

12.4.4 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Opportunities 85

12.4.5 Acciona Energia, S.A. - Threats 87

12.5 Locations and Subsidiaries 89

12.5.1 Head Office 89

13 Company Snapshot – AREVA 90

13.1 Company Overview 90

13.2 Business Description 90

13.2.1 Business Overview 90

13.3 Major Products and Services 92

13.4 SWOT Analysis 92

13.4.1 Overview 92

13.4.2 AREVA Strengths 93

13.4.3 AREVA Weaknesses 95

13.4.4 AREVA Opportunities 95

13.4.5 AREVA Threats 98

13.5 Locations And Subsidiaries 100

13.5.1 Head Office 100

13.5.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 100

14 Company Snapshot - Solar Millennium AG 103

14.1 Company Overview 103

14.2 Business Description 103

14.2.1 Business Overview 103

14.3 Major Products and Services 104

14.4 Locations And Subsidiaries 104

14.4.1 Head Office 104

14.4.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 105

15 Company Snapshot - Abengoa Solar, S.A 106

15.1 Company Overview 106

15.2 Business Description 106

15.2.1 Business Overview 106

15.3 Major Products and Services 108

15.4 Locations And Subsidiaries 108

15.4.1 Head Office 108

15.4.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 109

16 Appendix 110

16.1 Abbreviations 110

16.2 Methodology 110

16.2.1 Coverage 111

16.2.2 Secondary Research 111

16.2.3 Primary Research 112

16.3 Contact Us 112

16.3.1 Disclaimer 113

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Carbon Emissions, Global, (Million Metric Tons), 2001-2010 14

Table 2: Energy Consumption, Global, (Mtoe), 2001-2030 16

Table 3: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 21

Table 4: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 23

Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Spilt by Technology, (%), 2010 24

Table 6: Solar Thermal Market, Global, Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 27

Table 7: Solar Thermal Market, Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 28

Table 8: Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, (MW), 2001-2020 31

Table 9: Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, (GWh), 2001-2020 33

Table 10: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 36

Table 11: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 38

Table 12: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, (%), 2010 39

Table 13: Solar Thermal Power Market. The US, Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 42

Table 14: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 44

Table 15: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Major Active Solar Thermal Plants, 2010 45

Table 16: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Major Upcoming Solar Thermal Plants 46

Table 17: Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, The US, Renewable Energy Incentives 48

Table 18: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The US, Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy Industry, ($m), 2010 49

Table 19: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The US, Key Provisions for Renewable Energy Industry, 2010 50

Table 20: Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2010 51

Table 21: Treasury Grants, The US, Eligibility and Credit Availability, 2010 53

Table 22: Green Power Purchasing Goal, The US, (%), 2007-2013 58

Table 23: Summary of Policy Support for Solar PV, The US, Federal Incentives 59

Table 24: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Deal Volume versus Deal Value Analysis, 2006-2010 61

Table 25: Solar Trust of America To Develop $3,000 Million Amargosa Farm Road Solar Thermal Power Plant In Nevada, U.S. 61

Table 26: Tessera Solar To Invest $2,100 Million For Imperial Valley Solar Power Plant In California, U.S. 62

Table 27: Tessera To Invest $2,000 Million For Calico Solar Themal Power Project In California, U.S. 62

Table 28: SPX Completes Private Placement Of 6.875% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2017 For $600 Million 63

Table 29: NextEra Energy Announces Project Financing Of $1,000 Million For Genesis Solar Thermal Power Plant In California, US 64

Table 30: Nevada Power Issues 5.375% Mortgage Bonds For $250 Million 65

Table 31: SolarReserve To Invest $650 Million For Crossroads Solar Energy Project In Arizona, U.S. 66

Table 32: BrightSource Energy Secures $150 Million In Series D Financing 66

Table 33: Sun Catalytix Secures $9.5 Million In Series B Funding Round 68

Table 34: BrightSource Energy Secures $30 Million In Venture Financing Round 69

Table 35: Major Products and Services 72

Table 36: Iberdrola Renovables, S.A., SWOT Analysis 73

Table 37: Other Locations 78

Table 38: Subsidiaries 79

Table 39: Major Products and Services 82

Table 40: SWOT Analysis 83

Table 41: Major Products and Services 92

Table 42: SWOT Analysis 93

Table 43: Other Locations 100

Table 44: Subsidiaries 101

Table 45: Subsidiaries 105

Table 46: Major Products and Services 108

Table 47: Other Locations 109

Table 48: List of Abbreviations 110

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Solar Thermal Market, Global, Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 11

Figure 2: Carbon Emissions, Global, (Million Metric Tons), 2001-2010 14

Figure 3: Energy Consumption, Global, (Mtoe), 2001-2030 15

Figure 4: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 20

Figure 5: Renewable Power Market (excluding Hydro), Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 22

Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity Spilt by Technology, %, 2010 24

Figure 7: Solar Thermal Market, Global, Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2020 26

Figure 8: Solar Thermal Market, Global, Power Generation (GWh), 2001-2020 28

Figure 9: Power Market, The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, (MW), 2001-2020 30

Figure 10: Power Market, The US, Power Generation by Fuel Type, (GWh), 2001-2020 32

Figure 11: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Cumulative Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 35

Figure 12: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 37

Figure 13: Renewable Power Market (excluding hydro), The US, Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, (%), 2010 39

Figure 14: Solar Thermal Power Market. The US, Installed Capacity, (MW), 2001-2020 41

Figure 15: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Power Generation, (GWh), 2001-2020 43

Figure 16: Production Tax Credit, The US, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2010 51

Figure 17: Solar Thermal Power Market, The US, Deal Volume versus Deal Value Analysis, 2006-2010 60

Companies mentioned

Iberdrola Renovables, S.A.

Acciona Energia, S.A.

AREVA

Solar Millennium AG

Abengoa Solar, S.A

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