The diverse and disparate structural and market dynamics currently prevailing in the gas and power markets globally have led to widely differing levels of competitive intensity being reached. The future evolution of individual markets is certain to remain diverse.
Features and benefits
- Details of South Africa's gas market in terms of supply/demand trends, the wholesale and retail environment, key players, infrastructure, and so on.
- Information about the country’s power market in terms of the above factors.
- Analysis of the nation's gas and power Market Competitive Intensity based on underlying factors such as regulation, pricing, and switching propensity.
The domestic gas market in South Africa still makes up only a small part of the energy mix. On a weighted average basis, South Africa scores 0.5 out of 10 for gas Market Competitive Intensity (MCI) in 2011, and 1.1 out of 10 for gas MCI in 2014.
The scope for new entrants to South Africa’s power market remains limited, but liberalization should increase competition to some degree. On a weighted average basis, South Africa scores 2.2 out of 10 for power MCI in 2011, and 3.3 out of 10 in 2014.
Your key questions answered
- Develop an in-depth understanding of the country’s gas and power markets in terms of supply and demand trends, key players, infrastructure, and so on.
- Determine the gas and power market attractiveness of a country based on Market Competitive Intensity scores.
- Benchmark each country with respect to its peers in the region for both gas and power markets.