Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Transmission Line Construction industry has declined during the past five years, primarily because the recession reduced downstream infrastructure investments. While new developments in transmission technology helped to shore up some demand, stagnant electricity consumption and prices have reduced infrastructure investments from electricity utilities. However, demand for electric power and telecommunications infrastructure is projected to grow steadily over the five years to 2019. The electricity sector is projected to undertake major infrastructure expansions as utilities further integrate renewable energy into the power grid, while telecommunications service providers are expected to further expand high-speed data services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of Transmission Line Construction industry firms is reasonably correlated to the distribution of population and economic activity across the United States. The geographic landscape in each region also affects business location for the industry.
The Southeast holds the dominant share of industry activity. It accounts for 30.2% of industry establishments, significantly outweighing the region's share of US GDP and national population. Regional population and economic activity is widely dispersed, so communication and power transmission networks cover a wide area... purchase to read more