Electricity Transmission and Distribution in China: Market Research Report

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Electricity Transmission and Distribution Market Research Report | Aug 2015

IBISWorld’s Electricity Transmission and Distribution market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry is expected to generate $448.7 billion in 2015, up 1.7% from 2014. Over the five years through 2015, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 5.8%.

Two large monopoly companies are in control of the majority of China's electricity transmission and distribution activities. The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) controls over 88.0% of China's land area and is expected to retail more than 66.0% of total consumed electricity in China in 2015. Meanwhile, China Southern Power Grid Corporation Limited (CSG) covers 10.4% of China's land area and will sell an estimated 15.0% of total consumed power.

Over the next five years, ACMR-IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will grow at the lower rate of 3.0%.... purchase to read more

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Based on the voltage rank of electricity transmitted to end users, products of this industry can be divided into six segments. The largest segment is 380V power supply, which is the rated electricity voltage level for industry usage. This segment is expected to account for 73.2% of industry revenue in 2015. Most customers from China's primary and secondary industries, and some customers from tertiary industries, use 380V electricity.

The second largest segment is 220V electricity, accounting for an expected 12.4% of revenue in 2015. 220V electricity is mainly applied by urban and rural residents and some tertiary industries.

Electricity with higher voltage ranks, including 35kV, 110kV and 220kV, is mainly sold to large industrial corporations in secondary industries... purchase to read more


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What is the Electricity Transmission and Distribution Industry?

The Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry comprises two large power companies primarily engaged in high voltage electricity transmission, low voltage electricity distribution, and the retailing of electricity through power grids to end users. Electricity transmitted and distributed by this industry is originally purchased from different kinds of power generation enterprises.

Industry Products
220V power supply380V power supply35kV power supply110kV power supply220kV power supplyOther power supply
Industry Activities
High voltage electricity transmissionLow voltage electricity distributionElectricity retailing to end users

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