Transmission Line Construction in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Transmission Line Construction Market Research Report | NAICS 23713 | May 2016

Main line: Increased demand from private electric power markets will benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s Transmission Line Construction market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Add to Cart
Add to Cart
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Transmission Line Construction industry has performed well over the past five years, driven by an expansion in demand from private electric power companies, which is by far the industry's largest market. In the coming years, the industry is expected to grow at an even stronger rate over the five years to 2021. Demand from private electric power customers is expected to continue to expand as economic growth increases electricity demand and as power generation is increasingly shifted from coal to natural gas, requiring substantial infrastructure investment. In addition, demand from both government and private telecommunications customers is also forecast to grow, driven by improved government budgets and the need to update and expand existing telecommunications networks... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Transmission Line Construction industry are moderate. Capital requirements place a relatively small burden on new operators as most of the equipment used in power and telecommunications infrastructure construction, repair and maintenance can be leased at a relatively low cost. There are also no significant technological disadvantages or prohibitive government regulations, and any companies that comply with safety standards can operate in this industry. Rapid technology change also generates demand for specialist services and provides opportunities for businesses to enter the industry. However, competition is high, and new entrants without adequate technical expertise and industry relationships may have difficulty succeeding... purchase to read more


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Transmission Line Construction Industry?

Operators in this industry provide construction, repair, rehabilitation and maintenance work for a variety of forms of electric power and telecommunications infrastructure, including power lines, power plants, radio and television towers and cable infrastructure. Industry operators, however, do not perform construction work on hydroelectric power stations, the construction of broadcast studios or electrical maintenance work within buildings.

Industry Products
Electric power transmission infrastructure construction and repairPower plant construction and repairTelecommunications infrastructure construction and repairOther construction services
Industry Activities
Electric power line constructionElectric power line reconstruction and repairPower plant construction and repair, excluding hydroelectricCommunication transmission line constructionCommunication transmission line reconstruction and repairCommunication tower constructionCommunication tower reconstruction and repairRadio and TV transmission and receiving tower constructionRadio and TV transmission and receiving tower reconstruction and repairLaying communication cables

View Sample
Select Clients