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Energy Profile: United Kingdom 2011-2015

Date: 15 January 2013

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8 pages, 4 figures

Executive Summary

The Verdantix Energy Profile of the United Kingdom (UK) provides organizations with an overview of the UK’s evolving energy landscape. This report will help inform the energy strategies of market participants including strategy leaders, heads of energy and CFOs. Verdantix assessed the UK’s change drivers such as energy balance, power generation mix, energy price forecasts and key policy developments. This report forms part of a series of country profiles that shows the differing energy future in key territories across Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East and South America.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ENERGY PROFILE: UNITED KINGDOM 2011- 2015
UK Continues To Rely On Oil And Natural Gas Imports
Natural Gas Dominates Evolving Power Generation Fuel Mix
Electricity And Natural Gas Prices Are High And Climbing
National Carbon And Energy Policies Set To Determine Future Generation Mix

TABLE OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Natural Gas And Coal Account for Over Half Of Electricity Generation Fuel
Figure 2.
Wholesale Natural Gas Prices Are Set To Continue Their Upward Trend
Figure 3.
Industrial And Residential Electricity Prices Track Against Natural Gas Prices
Figure 4.
Legislation, Policy, Incentives And Standards Help Shape The UK Energy Profile

ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONEDORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED

DECC, EDF, International Monetary Fund, Ofgem, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, US Energy Information Administration