Future Procurement Objectives in the Power Industry - 2012–2013 : Survey Snapshot

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Power Industry - 2012–2013: Survey
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Published: June 2012


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1      Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1 What is this report about? ................................................................................................................ 5
    1.2 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................ 5
    1.3 Methodology .................................................................................................................................... 6
    1.4 Profile of survey respondents ........................................................................................................... 8
        1.4.1     Profile of buyer respondents ....................................................................................................................... 8
        1.4.2     Profile of supplier respondents ................................................................................................................... 9
2      Future Procurement Objectives in the Global Power Industry........................................ 11
    2.1 Future procurement objectives in the global power industry by company type ................................13
    2.2 Future procurement objectives in the global power industry by region.............................................14
    2.3 Future procurement objectives in the global power industry by company turnover ..........................15
3      Appendix .............................................................................................................................. 16
    3.1 Global Power Industry Survey Results – Closed Questions ............................................................16
    3.2 Methodology ...................................................................................................................................33
    3.3 Contact us .......................................................................................................................................33
    3.4 About ICD Research .......................................................................................................................33
    3.5 Disclaimer .......................................................................................................................................33




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LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Global Power Industry: Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2012 ....................................................................................................... 12




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LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Global Power Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012 .................................................................................................... 8
Table 2: Global Power Industry Buyer Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012 ......................................................................................................... 8
Table 3: Global Power Industry Buyer Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012 ......................................................................................... 9
Table 4: Global Power Industry Buyer Respondents by Region (%), 2012 ............................................................................................................ 9
Table 5: Global Power Industry Supplier Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012 ................................................................................................... 10
Table 6: Global Power Industry Supplier Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012 ................................................................................... 10
Table 7: Global Power Industry Supplier Respondents by Region (%), 2012 ...................................................................................................... 10
Table 8: Global Power Industry: Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2012 ........................................................................................................ 11
Table 9: Global Power Industry: Future Procurement Objectives by Company Type (%), 2012 .......................................................................... 13
Table 10: Global Power Industry: Future Procurement Objectives by Region (%), 2012 ..................................................................................... 14
Table 11: Global Power Industry: Future Procurement Objectives by Company Turnover (%), 2012 .................................................................. 15
Table 12:Survey Results - Closed Questions ...................................................................................................................................................... 16




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1       Introduction

1.1 What is this report about?

        This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from ICD Research’s exclusive panel of leading power
        industry companies. As uncertainty regarding the European debt crisis, sluggish growth in the US markets and
        a sharp decline in commodity markets led to slow down in global economic markets, this report provides the
        reader with a definitive analysis of the industry outlook and explores how opportunities and demand are set to
        change in 2012–2013. Furthermore, this report not only grants access to the opinions and strategies of
        business decision makers and competitors, but also examines their actions surrounding business priorities.


        The report also examines:
          Revenue growth projections: projects revenue growth projections of chief stakeholders of the industry
          Market-specific growth opportunities: identifies top growth regions so that companies can allocate their
          marketing activities and budgets effectively
          Mergers and acquisitions: projections surrounding merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and core
          influencing factors
          Capital expenditure: identifies the change in capital expenditure of a power industry buyer or a supplier
          company to provide a balanced future growth with capital returns.
          Leading business concerns: identifies leading business concerns and subsequent efforts to negate them
          Procurement expenditure trends: tracks the procurement budgets of buyer companies and forecasts the
          possible change in spend
          Factors for supplier selection: understands critical factors influencing supplier selection


1.2 Definitions


          Fossil fuel power generation companies (buyer 1): These companies are involved in power generation
          through the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas and oil. This group also includes companies
          engaged in power distribution activities.

          Alternative Power generation (buyer 2): These companies are involved in power generation using
          renewable resources such hydropower generation, as well as other non-conventional means such as nuclear
          power and alternative power generation.

          Hydropower generation: Hydropower generation involves the use of the energy of moving water for the
          generation of electricity. Hydropower energy generation is a clean and inflation free form of energy due to
          the absence of fuel costs and mature technology. The technology is characterized by the highest prime
          moving efficiency and significant operational flexibility.

          Nuclear power generation: Nuclear power generation companies make controlled use of nuclear fission
          reactions to generate electricity.




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          Alternate power generation: Alternate power generation or renewable power generation companies use
          renewable sources of energy, such as solar, wind, hydro, biomass, tidal and geothermal, to generate
          electricity.

          Power industry supplier (supplier): These consist of industry suppliers, service providers, industry
          observers and a small number of non-supplier industry observers such as business process outsourcing
          (BPO) and outsourcing companies, and contractors to power plants.

          Capital expenditure (capex): It covers research and development (R&D), and the procurement,
          maintenance, transportation and storage of power products. It also includes expenditure on capacity
          expansion, new machinery procurement, and the upgrade of plants and equipment.

          Clean power solutions: These are recycling and renewable energy solutions comprising of wind power,
          solar power, biomass, hydropower and bio-fuels. These solutions are energy efficient and devoid of
          greenhouse gas emissions.

          E-procurement (electronic procurement): Business-to-business (B2B) procurement and marketing of
          services using the internet and other IT solutions, such as electronic data interchange (EDI) and enterprise
          resource planning (ERP)
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Synopsis • Analysis of opinions drawn from leading power industry executives. • The report provides future procurement objectives of the global power industry. Summary This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from ICD Research’s exclusive panel of leading power industry executives. It analyzes the changing procurement objectives of the companies in the power industry. The report also provides access to information categorized by region, company type and size. Scope • The opinions and forward looking statements of 330 industry executives have been captured in our in-depth survey, of which 29% represent Director and C-level respondents. • The research is based on primary survey research conducted by ICD Research accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior purchase decision makers and leading supplier organizations. • The geographical scope of the research is global – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East. • This report covers data and analysis on buyer expenditure, procurement and industry developments. • The report covers data on future procurement objectives of the global power industry. Reasons To Buy • This report will help you to understand the future procurement objectives in the global powers industry by company type. • This report will help you to understand the future procurement objectives in the global powers industry by region. • This report will help you to understand the future procurement objectives in the global powers industry by company turnover.
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