The Energy-Efficiency Consulting industry in China is expected to generate $103.8 billion in 2018, representing annualized growth of 22.3% over the past five years. Boosted by an array of energy-saving and emission reduction regulations implemented in 2006, the industry has been showing rapid growth.Issued in 2010, the Interim Measures for Management of Financial Incentive Funds of Energy Management Contracting Projects allocated generous subsidies for contract energy management (CEM) projects. This marked the beginning of the standardization of the industry in China. There are in total 10,150 recorded (i.e. registered) energy service establishments in China in 2018, over half of which have conducted CEM projects...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every dollar spent on labor, $1.08 is invested in capital, indicating that the Energy-Efficiency Consulting industry is capital-intensive. For most energy-efficiency services, such as CEM projects, a large initial investment is required for procurement and project construction. The start-up investment for a waste heat power project is usually more than $4.6 million, for example. Moreover, investment is paid back slowly over the length of the contract, which increases the capital burden for service companies.Depreciation of this industry is estimated at 16.7% of industry revenue in 2018. Generally, energy-conservation services deal with numerous fixed assets like buildings and equipment. The...purchase to read more.

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IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as GOVERNMENT and Downstream Markets in the Energy-Efficiency Consultants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry?

    Energy-efficiency consultants help their clients, most of which are manufacturers, to reduce energy consumption and pollutant emission. A range of energy-saving services, from technical consulting to project construction and management, are included in this industry, but the manufacturing of energy-saving appliances is excluded.

    Industry Products
  • Energy management contracting
  • Engineering procurement construction
  • Build-operate-transfer projects
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Energy consumption diagnostics
  • Energy-efficiency project design
  • Energy-efficiency project financing
  • Energy-efficiency project reconstruction
  • Energy-efficiency project operation management
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Markets
  • Labor Availability - Scientific Research
  • Foreign Investment
  • Interest Rates

  • Current Performance
    Investment trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Natural Gas and Water Production and Supply
  • Construction
  • Accommodation and Catering

  • Key Selling Industries
  • General Machinery Manufacturing
  • Scientific Research, Technical Service and Geologic Prospecting

  • Products & Services
  • Energy management contracting
  • Engineering procurement construction
  • Build-operate-transfer projects
  • Other services
  • Chart: Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturers
  • Real estate companies
  • Government
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages and R&D
  • Depreciation
  • Loan interest
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Energy-Efficiency Consultants

  • Basis of Competition
  • Government relationships
  • Funding channels
  • R&D
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group, Beijing Shenwu Environment & Energy Technology Corporation, Schneider Electrics (China) Investment Corporation, Shenzhen Das Intellitech Co. Ltd., Top Resource Conservation Engineering Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Shenwu Environment & Energy Technology Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Schneider Electrics (China) Investment Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen Das Intellitech Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Top Resource Conservation Engineering Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Energy-Efficiency Consultants Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Build-Operate-Transfer (Bot)
  • Mainly utilized in public energy-saving projects. A BOT contractor will self-finance an energy-saving project and run it for several years before transferring it to the government for free.
  • Contract Energy Management (Cem)
  • The most common and standardized form of energy-efficiency services. Under CEM mode, companies design and execute all-around cost-cut energy management projects with self-funding.
  • Engineering Procurement Construction (Epc)
  • Contractors are responsible for the project design and construction, appliance procurement and installment and the final test run. However, they are not involved in the ongoing management.
  • Waste Heat Power Generation
  • Technology that uses heat energy produced during industrial production process to generate electric power.
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