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Global Nuclear Power Industry 2018

November 2018 | 580 pages | ID: G81FCB87BE4EN
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The global nuclear industry has been under the spotlight as governments worldwide discuss the pros and cons of nuclear power, particularly after the Fukushima nuclear accident in 2011. Regardless of the safety concerns of nuclear power, there is no doubt that nuclear power is here to stay. While many countries have put in motion plans to phase out nuclear power, there are many who are actively boosting the growth of nuclear power.

With the recent spate of nuclear accidents, the global nuclear power industry has seen deterioration over recent years, but nevertheless, the industry is expected to expand and post a strong growth rate in the years to 2020. There are over 400 civil nuclear power reactors in operation around the world today, with the US accounting for nearly one third of the world's nuclear electricity.

Aruvian Research analyzes the Global Nuclear Power Industry in this in-depth research report. The report begins with an analysis of the industry statistics. We analyze the global nuclear power industry through an industry overview, industry statistics from 2013-2017, industry segmentation, amongst others. We also look at price trends for nuclear power, industry trends, a look at the expansion of nuclear power capacity, addition of new capacity and the public acceptance of nuclear power. A Porter's Five Forces Strategy analysis of the Global Nuclear Power Industry is also carried out.

We analyze the economics of nuclear power through capital costs, operation costs, system costs, external costs, economics of nuclear power versus other forms of electricity generation and the cost competitiveness of nuclear power in the future. Investment incentives for nuclear power are also looked at.

Climate change is an integral part of the energy industry today and we look at the global climate change and impact of nuclear power on this. Furthermore, we also look at the challenges and barriers facing nuclear power.

Global regulatory initiatives that govern the nuclear power industry such as the U.S. Clean Air Act, Nuclear Power 2010, International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative and others are analyzed in the report.

Outlook for the global nuclear power industry to the year 2022 is included in the year, as well as a comparison of nuclear power to other power resources is included in the analysis of the Global Nuclear Power Industry 2018.

Following this, we move on to the analysis of the key nuclear power markets worldwide. We analyze many nuclear markets worldwide including Japan, China, India, the US, Ukraine, Russia, etc. For each market we analyze the industry through an overview, nuclear capacity, fuel cycle details, regulatory framework governing the industry, research and development efforts, nuclear waste management and nuclear non-proliferation.

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, North Korea, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.

No industry analysis is complete without a look at the major industry players and we analyze the leading players in the Global Nuclear Power Industry through a business profile, financial analysis and a SWOT analysis. The analysis looks at both nuclear power companies as well as nuclear power utilities.


B.1 Industry Overview
B.2 Industry Statistics
B.3 Industry Segmentation
B.4 Improving the Performance of Nuclear Reactors
B.5 Industry Trends
B.6 Exploring the Possibility of Expansion of Nuclear Power Capacity
B.7 Addition of New Nuclear Power Capacity
B.7.1 Increased Nuclear Capacity
B.7.2 New Nuclear Plant Construction
B.7.3 Plant Life Extension and Decommissions
B.8 Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power


C.1 Introduction
C.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
C.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
C.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
C.5 Threat of New Entrants
C.6 Threat of Substitutes


D.1 Capital Cost
D.2 Operation Costs
D.3 System Costs
D.4 External Costs
D.5 Economics of Nuclear Power versus Other Forms of Electricity Generation
D.6 Cost Competitiveness in the Future
D.7 Investment Incentives



F.1 Air Pollution
F.2 Health Effects
F.3 Financial Challenges
F.4 Nuclear Safety
F.5 Nuclear Proliferation
F.6 Regulatory Barriers
F.7 Water Pollution
F.8 Other Challenges


G.1 Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative
G.2 Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Initiative
G.3 International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative
G.4 Nuclear Power 2010
G.5 Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative
G.6 U.S. Clean Air Act
G.7 National Energy Policy of the U.S.
G.7.1 Nuclear Energy under Obama
G.7.1.1 Obama’s Approach
G.7.1.2 Loan for Nuclear
G.7.1.3 Nuclear Policy for the World
G.7.1.4 Impact
G.7.1.5 About Nuclear Posture Review
G.7.1.6 China
G.7.1.7 Russia




J.1 Argentina
J.1.1 Industry Overview
J.1.2 Industry Statistics
J.1.4 Nuclear Capacity
J.1.5 Fuel Cycle
J.1.6 Regulatory Framework
J.1.7 Research & Development
J.1.8 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.1.9 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.2 Brazil
J.2.1 Industry Overview
J.2.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.2.3 Regulatory Framework
J.2.4 Research & Development
J.2.5 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.2.6 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.3 Canada
J.3.1 Industry Overview
J.3.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.3.3 Decommissioning
J.3.4 Fuel Cycle
J.3.5 Research & Development
J.3.6 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.4 China
J.4.1 Industry Overview
J.4.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.4.3 Fuel Cycle
J.4.4 Regulatory Framework
J.4.5 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.5 Czech Republic
J.5.1 Industry Overview
J.5.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.5.3 Fuel Cycle
J.5.4 Regulatory Framework
J.5.5 Research & Development
J.5.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.5.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.6 France
J.6.1 Industry Overview
J.6.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.6.3 Decommissioning
J.6.4 Fuel Cycle
J.6.5 Regulatory Framework
J.6.6 Research & Development
J.6.7 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.6.8 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.7 Germany
J.7.1 Industry Overview
J.7.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.7.3 Decommissioning
J.7.4 Fuel Cycle
J.7.5 Regulatory Framework
J.7.6 Research & Development
J.7.7 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.7.8 Public Opinion
J.7.9 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.8 India
J.8.1 Industry Overview
J.8.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.8.3 Nuclear Energy Parks
J.8.4 Fuel Cycle
J.8.5 Regulatory Framework
J.8.6 Research & Development
J.8.7 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.8.8 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.9 Iran
J.9.1 Industry Overview
J.9.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.9.3 Fuel Cycle
J.9.4 Regulatory Framework
J.9.5 Research & Development
J.9.6 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.10 Italy
J.10.1 Industry Overview
J.10.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.10.3 Fuel Cycle
J.10.4 Regulatory Framework
J.10.5 Research & Development
J.10.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.10.7 Public Opinion
J.10.8 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.11 Japan
J.11.1 Industry Overview
J.11.2 Industry Statistics
J.11.3 Impact of Fukushima Accident
J.11.4 Nuclear Capacity
J.11.5 Decommissioning
J.11.6 Fuel Cycle
J.11.7 Regulatory Framework
J.11.8 Research & Development
J.11.9 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.11.10 Public Opinion
J.11.11 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.12 Kazakhstan
J.12.1 Industry Overview
J.12.2 Fuel Cycle
J.12.3 Regulatory Framework
J.12.4 Research & Development
J.12.5 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.12.6 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.13 Lithuania
J.13.1 Industry Overview
J.13.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.13.3 Decommissioning
J.13.4 Regulatory Framework
J.13.5 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.13.6 Public Opinion
J.13.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.14 Mexico
J.14.1 Industry Overview
J.14.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.14.3 Fuel Cycle
J.14.4 Regulatory Framework
J.14.5 Research & Development
J.14.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.14.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.15 North Korea
J.16 Pakistan
J.16.1 Industry Overview
J.16.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.16.3 Fuel Cycle
J.16.4 Regulatory Framework
J.16.5 Research & Development
J.16.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.16.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.17 Romania
J.17.1 Industry Overview
J.17.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.17.3 Fuel Cycle
J.17.4 Regulatory Framework
J.17.5 Research & Development
J.17.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.17.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.18 Russia
J.18.1 Industry Overview
J.18.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.18.3 Decommissioning
J.18.4 Fuel Cycle
J.18.5 Regulatory Framework
J.18.6 Research & Development
J.18.7 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.18.8 Public Opinion
J.18.9 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.19 South Africa
J.19.1 Industry Overview
J.19.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.19.3 Fuel Cycle
J.19.4 Regulatory Framework
J.19.5 Research & Development
J.19.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.19.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.20 South Korea
J.21.1 Industry Overview
J.21.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.21.3 Fuel Cycle
J.21.4 Regulatory Framework
J.21.5 Research & Development
J.21.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.21.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.22 Taiwan
J.22.1 Industry Overview
J.22.2 Fuel Cycle
J.22.3 Research & Development
J.22.4 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.23 Ukraine
J.23.1 Industry Overview
J.23.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.23.3 Decommissioning
J.23.4 Fuel Cycle
J.23.5 Research & Development
J.23.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.23.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.24 United Kingdom
J.24.1 Industry Overview
J.24.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.24.3 Fuel Cycle
J.24.4 Regulatory Framework
J.24.5 Research & Development
J.24.6 Managing Nuclear Waste
J.24.7 Nuclear Non Proliferation
J.25 United States
J.26.1 Industry Overview
J.26.2 Nuclear Capacity
J.26.3 Decommissioning
J.26.4 Managing Nuclear Waste


K.1 Alstom SA
K.1.1 Business Profile
K.1.2 Financial Analysis
K.1.3 SWOT Analysis
K.2 Ameren Corporation
K.2.1 Business Profile
K.2.2 Financial Analysis
K.2.3 SWOT Analysis
K.3 American Electric Power Company
K.3.1 Business Profile
K.3.2 Financial Analysis
K.3.3 SWOT Analysis
K.4 Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited
K.4.1 Business Profile
K.4.2 Financial Analysis
K.4.3 SWOT Analysis
K.5 Bruce Power
K.5.1 Business Profile
K.5.2 Financial Analysis
K.5.3 SWOT Analysis
K.6 Cameco Corporation
K.6.1 Business Profile
K.6.2 Financial Analysis
K.6.3 SWOT Analysis
K.7 Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (Eletrobras)
K.7.1 Business Profile
K.7.2 Financial Analysis
K.7.3 SWOT Analysis
K.8 Chubu Electric Power Company
K.8.1 Business Profile
K.8.2 Financial Analysis
K.8.3 SWOT Analysis
K.9 Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE)
K.9.1 Business Profile
K.9.2 Financial Analysis
K.9.3 SWOT Analysis
K.10 Dongfang Electric Corporation
K.10.1 Business Profile
K.10.2 Financial Analysis
K.10.3 SWOT Analysis
K.11 Duke Energy Corporation
K.11.1 Business Profile
K.11.2 Financial Analysis
K.11.3 SWOT Analysis

K.12 E.ON SE

K.12.1 Business Profile
K.12.2 Financial Analysis
K.12.3 SWOT Analysis
K.13 EDF Electricit? de France SA
K.13.1 Business Profile
K.13.2 Financial Analysis
K.13.3 SWOT Analysis
K.14 Electrabel GDF Suez S.A.
K.14.1 Business Profile
K.14.2 Financial Analysis
K.14.3 SWOT Analysis
K.15 Enbw Energie Baden Wuerttemberg AG
K.15.1 Business Profile
K.15.2 Financial Analysis
K.15.3 SWOT Analysis
K.16 Endesa SA
K.16.1 Business Profile
K.16.2 Financial Analysis
K.16.3 SWOT Analysis
K.17 Entergy Corporation
K.17.1 Business Profile
K.17.2 Financial Analysis
K.17.3 SWOT Analysis
K.18 Eskom Holdings
K.18.1 Business Profile
K.18.2 Financial Analysis
K.18.3 SWOT Analysis
K.19 Exelon Corporation
K.19.1 Business Profile
K.19.2 Financial Analysis
K.19.3 SWOT Analysis
K.20 Hitachi
K.20.1 Business Profile
K.20.2 Financial Analysis
K.20.3 SWOT Analysis
K.21 General Electric
K.21.1 Business Profile
K.21.2 Financial Analysis
K.21.3 SWOT Analysis
K.22 Iberdrola SA
K.22.1 Business Profile
K.22.2 Financial Analysis
K.22.3 SWOT Analysis
K.23 Korea Electric Power Corporation
K.23.1 Business Profile
K.23.2 Financial Analysis
K.23.3 SWOT Analysis
K.24 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd
K.24.1 Business Profile
K.24.2 Financial Analysis
K.24.3 SWOT Analysis
K.25 Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd
K.25.1 Business Profile
K.25.2 Financial Analysis
K.25.3 SWOT Analysis
K.26 Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
K.26.1 Business Profile
K.26.2 Financial Analysis
K.26.3 SWOT Analysis
K.27 Orano (previously Areva)
K.27.1 Business Profile
K.27.2 Financial Analysis
K.27.3 SWOT Analysis


K.28.1 Business Profile
K.28.2 Financial Analysis
K.28.3 SWOT Analysis
K.29 Siemens AG
K.29.1 Business Profile
K.29.2 Financial Analysis
K.29.3 SWOT Analysis
K.30 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings
K.30.1 Business Profile
K.30.2 Financial Analysis
K.30.3 SWOT Analysis
K.31 Toshiba Corporation
K.31.1 Business Profile
K.31.2 Financial Analysis
K.31.3 SWOT Analysis
K.32 Vattenfall AB
K.32.1 Business Profile
K.32.2 Financial Analysis
K.32.3 SWOT Analysis
K.33 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC)
K.34 Energoatom
K.35 Nucleoelectrica Argentina S.A.
K.36 Paks Nuclear Power Plant Company
K.37 Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA
K.38 Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC


L.1 Nuclear Trade & Industry Organizations
L.2 Regulation & Regulators for the Nuclear Industry
L.3 Worldwide Nuclear Research Centers
L.4 Non Proliferation & Safeguards Organizations
L.5 Figures & Tables



Figure 1: Nuclear Electricity Production and Share of Total Electricity Production (in TWh), 1980-2020
Figure 2: Share of the Global Nuclear Power Industry by Regions (%), 2017
Figure 3: Global Electricity Production by Power Sources (%), 2017
Figure 4: Fuel Used for Electricity Generation, 2017
Figure 5: Nuclear Generation by Country, 2017
Figure 6: Porter's Five Forces Analysis of the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 7: Bargaining Power of Buyers in the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 8: Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 9: Competitive Rivalry in the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 10: Threat of New Entrants in the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 11: Threat of Substitutes in the Global Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 12: Investment Cost over Time by Sit (in USD per kW), 2017 Prices
Figure 13: Overnight Capital Cost Range by Region (in USD per kW), 2017 Prices
Figure 14: Comparative LCOEs and System Costs in France, South Korea, UK and US, 2015 & 2017
Figure 15: Electricity Production Costs in the US, 2000-2017
Figure 16: Impact of Fuel Costs on Electricity Generation Costs
Figure 17: Effect of Uranium Price on Fuel Cost
Figure 18: Forecast of the Global Nuclear Energy Industry (in USD Billion), 2017-2022
Figure 19: Forecast for the Global Nuclear Energy Industry (in Million GWh), 2017-2022
Figure 20: Nuclear Reactors in China
Figure 21: Nuclear Power Plans of China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group to 2020
Figure 22: Nuclear Plants under Construction in China
Figure 23: Expected Nuclear Power Capacity in India, 2000-2020
Figure 24: Operating and Under Construction Nuclear Power Plants in India
Figure 25: Planned Nuclear Power Plants in India
Figure 26: Structure of the Indian Nuclear Power Industry
Figure 27: Planned/Proposed Nuclear Power Reactors in Japan
Figure 28: New Nuclear Capacity being Planned and Retirements of Nuclear Reactors in Russia up to 2035
Figure 29: Nuclear Power Load Factors
Figure 30: Nuclear Power Plants in the US
Figure 31: Pressurized Water Reactor
Figure 32: Pressurized Water Reactor Vessel
Figure 33: Boiling Water Reactor
Figure 34: Advanced Liquid Metal Reactor
Figure 35: Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator of Cassini Probe
Figure 36: Process depicting Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Figure 37: Thermal Conductivity of Zirconium Metal & Uranium Dioxide as a Function of Temperature
Figure 38: A Control Rod Assembly
Figure 39: A Steel Pressure Vessel
Figure 40: A Siemens Steam Turbine with Open Case
Figure 41: Sources of Nuclear Waste
Figure 42: Competitors of Nuclear Power


Table 1: Global Nuclear Power Industry by Regions (in USD Billion & %), 2017
Table 2: Power Reactors under Construction
Table 3: Cost of Procuring 1Kg of Uranium as UO2 Reactor Fuel as of July 2017
Table 4: Projected Nuclear LCOE Costs for Plants Built 2017-2022, $/MWh
Table 5: OECD Electricity Generating Cost Projections for 2020 on – 5% Discount Rate, c/kWh
Table 6: OECD Electricity Generating Cost Projections for Year 2020 on – 10% Discount Rate, c/kWh
Table 7: Economics of Fossil-Fired Electricity Generation
Table 8: Forecast of the Global Nuclear Energy Industry (in USD Billion), 2017-2022
Table 9: Forecast for the Global Nuclear Energy Industry (in Million GWh), 2017-2022
Table 10: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in Argentina
Table 11: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned/Under Construction in Argentina
Table 12: Nuclear Power Reactors Operating in Brazil
Table 13: Nuclear Power Reactors under Construction/Proposed in Brazil
Table 14: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in Canada
Table 15: Planned/Proposed Nuclear Power Reactors in Canada
Table 16: Operating Nuclear Reactors in China
Table 17: Nuclear Reactors under Construction & Planned in China
Table 18: Proposed Nuclear Power Plants in China
Table 19: Power Reactors in Czech Republic
Table 20: Planned/Proposed Power Reactors in Czech Republic
Table 21: Nuclear Power Reactors in France
Table 22: Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction/Planned in France
Table 23: Decommissioned Nuclear Power Reactors in France
Table 24: Nuclear Power Units in Germany
Table 25: Decommissioned Nuclear Power Reactors in Germany
Table 26: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in India
Table 27: Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction in India
Table 28: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned in India
Table 29: Nuclear Power Reactors Proposed in India
Table 30: Nuclear Power Reactors in Iran
Table 31: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned/Proposed in Iran
Table 32: Former Nuclear Power Reactors of Italy
Table 33: Operational Nuclear Power Reactors in Japan
Table 34: Nuclear Power Reactors under Construction in Japan
Table 35: Planned/Proposed Nuclear Power Reactors in Japan
Table 36: Nuclear Power Reactors Shutdown in Lithuania
Table 37: Planned Nuclear Power Reactors in Lithuania
Table 38: Nuclear Power Reactors in Operation in Mexico
Table 39: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in Pakistan
Table 40: Nuclear Power Reactors under Construction/Planned in Pakistan
Table 41: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in Romania
Table 42: Planned Nuclear Power Reactors in Romania
Table 43: Nuclear Power Reactors in Operation in Russia
Table 44: Major Power Reactors under Construction, Planned/Proposed in Russia
Table 45: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned/Officially Proposed
Table 46: Nuclear Power Reactors Proposed in Russia with Status Uncertain
Table 47: Shutdown Civil Nuclear Power Reactors in Russia
Table 48: Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in South Africa
Table 49: Proposed Nuclear Power Reactors in South Africa
Table 50: Nuclear Power Reactors in Operation in South Korea
Table 51: Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction/Planned in South Korea
Table 52: Nuclear Power Reactors in Taiwan
Table 53: Nuclear Power Reactors in Operation in Ukraine
Table 54: Nuclear Power Reactor Construction, Planned/Proposed in Ukraine
Table 55: Nuclear Power Reactors Operating in the UK
Table 56: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned/Proposed in the UK
Table 57: Nuclear Power Reactors under Construction in the US
Table 58: Nuclear Power Reactors Planned/Proposed in the US
Table 59: Estimates of Total Electricity Generation and the Contribution of Nuclear Power

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