Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry revenue declined over the past five years, but it is forecast to grow with the ongoing economic recovery. As companies across all industries ramp up their production, demand for electricity will rise. Operators will also benefit from funding provided by public utility commissions for the development of a national smart grid and for the improvement of the electricity grid. Furthermore, after several highly publicized blackouts in the early part of the decade, legislation will encourage utilities companies to invest in new infrastructure... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Electric Power Transmission industry provides electricity distribution, transmission and wholesale services. Utilities transmit and distribute electricity generated from a variety of fuel sources, such as coal, natural gas and nuclear power. Currently, transmitted electricity is separated into two categories, base load and intermittent electricity. Base load electricity, which is generated from reliable fuel sources, provides electricity during all hours of the day. Intermittent electricity, typically less reliable than base load electricity, is generated from renewable sources like solar and wind power.
Base load electricity
Base load electricity is generated from coal, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum and hydropower... purchase to read more