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Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation in the US: Market Research Report

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Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation Market Research Report | Technology | Renewable Energy | Jul 2016

Heating up: The industry will expand as states increasingly look to renewable energy

IBISWorld’s Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Covanta Holding Covanta Holding market share
Wheelabrator Wheelabrator market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
5,446
Businesses
32
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation industry has performed well over the past five years. As the economy has grown, increased consumption, industrial activity and construction activity have spurred growth in national waste generation, increasing demand for industry waste disposal and treatment services. While the industry has performed well over the past five years, revenue growth has been somewhat hampered by stagnant electricity prices. Low natural gas prices have reduced costs for power plants, which have consequently been able to offer lower electricity prices. The Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation industry is forecast to grow at a faster rate over the five years to 2021.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation industry has a moderate level of industry concentration. The industry's two major companies, Covanta and Wheelabrator, are expected to generate 69.5% industry revenue in 2016. The remainder of industry revenue is forecast to be earned either by individual municipalities operating facilities that they own themselves, or by smaller private companies that municipalities have contracted to operate their facilities. The establishment of long-term contracts between this industry and downstream customers makes it difficult for new entrants to dilute the market share of preexisting companies... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation Industry?

This industry owns and operates waste-to-energy plants. Waste-to-energy (WtE) is an umbrella term for a variety of processes that are used to create energy out of waste. While the vast majority of industry establishments are waste incinerators, this industry also includes gasification plants, pyrolysis plants and other miscellaneous WtE facilities.

Industry Products
Mass burnRefuse-derived fuelModularRotary water wall
 
Industry Activities
Operating waste-to-energy incineratorsOperating gasification plantsOperating pyrolysis plantsSell metals recovered during waste treatment process


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