Electricity Transmission and Distribution in China: Market Research Report

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Electricity Transmission and Distribution Market Research Report | Aug 2013

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 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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The Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry is expected to generate $392.8 billion in 2013, up 9.2%. Over the five years through 2013, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 14.7%.

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 60.0% of total consumed electricity in China in 2013. Meanwhile, China Southern Power Grid Corporation Limited (CSG) covers 10.4% of China's land area and will sell an estimated 5.0% of total consumed power.

Over the next five years, ACMR-IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will grow at the lower rate of 8.9% per year to $600.4.... purchase to read more

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The Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry is heavily regulated and controlled by the government. The industry's two enterprises, the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and China Souther Power Grid (CSG), control all electricity transmission and distribution activities. Both enterprises have very large power grid networks, which greatly reinforce their competitive power.

As large state-owned enterprises (SOEs), SGCC and CSG are strongly supported by the government. Prospective entrants to this industry must face the monopoly advantages and government support of these two giant power companies... 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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