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Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction in the US: Market Research Report

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Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Infrastructure | Jan 2013

Fresh flow: Increased demand for power and a focus on renewable energy will drive growth

The Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
US Army Corps of Engineers US Army Corps of Engineers  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$895m
Annual Growth 08-13
-2.4%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
1,386
Businesses
20
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The construction of hydroelectric plants is limited by the availability of suitable locations for power plants. Hydroelectric power has been harvested since the nineteenth century, so locations are increasingly limited. This factor, as well as several years of drought and a greater focus on wind and solar power as renewable energy sources, has caused the industry to decline over the past five years. Still, an increase in demand for electricity and a continued shift away from fossil fuel-based and nuclear power will renew growth in the five years to 2017.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction industry has a low level of concentration. In 2013, the top four industry firms have less than 40.0% of market share. Despite this low concentration, the US Army Corps of Engineers has an estimated 23.9% of industry revenue. In general, the federal government and state governments have built and operated major hydroelectric facilities. The US Army Corps of Engineers will continue to be a major player in the industry.

In the past five years, greater levels of competition have forced many companies out of the industry. Over the five years to 2013, the number of firms in the Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction industry are estimated to fall at an average annual rate of 5.8% to 20... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction Industry?

Industry firms construct hydroelectric power plants. These plants produce electricity from water flow. Firms that operate hydroelectric power plants are included in the Hydroelectric Power industry (IBISWorld report 22111c).

Industry Products
Large hydroelectric power plantsSmall hydroelectric power plants
 
Industry Activities
Constructing hydroelectric power plants


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