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Electric Power Transmission in the US: Market Research Report

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Electric Power Transmission Market Research Report | NAICS 22112 | May 2016

Green bill: Renewable energy investment will improve industry revenue

The Electric Power Transmission market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$396bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
365,270
Businesses
1,244
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Electric Power Transmission industry stagnated over the past five years due to lower per capita energy consumption and weak price growth. However, the adoption of smart grid technology has bolstered grid reliability and lowered operating costs, resulting in improved profit margins. In the next five years, businesses and factories will expand operations and bolster electricity consumption. Additonally, PUCs are expected to grant rate increases for renewable energy transmission investments. As a result, revenue will grow and profitability will improve... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Most electric power utilities operate in regional and local markets, resulting in a low level of market share concentration. In 2016, the four largest utilities are expected to account for less than 20.0% of industry revenue. Although profit margins increased over the past five years, profit growth was concentrated among larger utilities. This is because public utility commissions typically granted higher rates to utilities that invested in infrastructure, and only large utilities had sufficient resources to significantly expand infrastructure. Profit stagnated for smaller electricity transmission utilities.

As a result, in the five years to 2016, the number of enterprises is expected to fall on average 0.5% per year, increasing market share concentration among larger companies... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Electric Power Transmission Industry?

This industry transmits and distributes electricity from power generators to distribution centers, other electric utilities and final consumers. The transmission system includes lines and transformer stations, while the distribution system consists of lines, poles, meters and wiring that deliver the electricity to final consumers. This industry does not generate electricity.

Industry Products
Coal-generated electricityNatural gas-generated electricityNuclear-generated electricityHydroelectricityWind-generated electricityOther renewable electricityPetroleum-generated electricity
 
Industry Activities
Electric bulk power transmission and controlElectric power distributionWholesale electricity brokering and marketing


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