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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

IBISWorld’s Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction 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.

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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

Fairly stable industry products, together with clearly defined segmented product groups and user industries, indicate the industry's mature phase. Despite newer technologies allowing for more efficiency in the production process, there is a dearth in significant new products that, through consistent evolution, would contribute to a growing industry. Additionally, because of an absence of new buyers, key buying markets continue to be among households and the commercial sector.

Due to declining demand and high operating costs, firms are consolidating their establishments. Over the five years to 2013, the number of industry establishments will decline at an average annual rate of 1.3% to 61. Consolidation is expected to continue as environmental compliance costs remain high... 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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