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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 | Sep 2014

Charging up: Growing electricity consumption and increased rates will power industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Electric Power Transmission market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$378bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
361,643
Businesses
1,195
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. Additionally, in the commercial sector, many businesses closed, dragging down demand for power. However, the adoption of smart grid technology has bolstered grid reliability and lowered operating costs, resulting in improved profit margins. In the five years to 2019, businesses and factories will resume operations and bolster electricity consumption. Electricity prices are also anticipated to grow as some utilities receive permission to set competitive retail rates, which will benefit revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Electric Power Transmission industry has high barriers to entry, as there are heavy government regulations regarding electricity utilities. Utilities must abide by regulations on electricity rates and fuel sources. In addition, new utilities must participate in government-mandated regional transmission infrastructure planning meetings. Transmission infrastructure also requires significant capital investments; therefore, capital costs act as another barrier to entry for prospective utilities.

This industry also requires high-skilled workers such as electricians and electrical engineers to manage power grids. Prospective firms that fail to find skilled employees will have difficulty managing electricity demand and grid reliability... 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 electricityWholesale electricity marketing and brokering
 
Industry Activities
Electric bulk power transmission and controlElectric power distributionWholesale electricity brokering and marketing


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