Electric Power Transmission in the US: Market Research Report

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Electric Power Transmission Market Research Report | NAICS 22112 | Mar 2014

Charging up: Growing electricity consumption will power industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Electric Power Transmission market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

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Most electric power utilities operate in regional and local markets, resulting in a low level of market share concentration. In 2014, the four largest utilities are expected to account for less than 40.0% 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 2014, the number of enterprises is expected to fall on average 0.6% per year, increasing market share concentration among larger firms... purchase to read more


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What is the Electric Power Transmission Industry?

Firms in this industry transmit and distribute 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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