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Grid expansion: rising temperatures and increased households will grow industry demand

The Electric Power Transmission in California Industry Research Report measures market size, analyses current and future trends, and provides an indication of market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld’s collection of industry market research reports gives you insightful, up-to-date information on the supply chains, economic drivers, and key buyers and markets for hundreds of industries.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • An increase in housing starts has spurred demand for electricity, prompting service providers to expand their infrastructures
  • The widespread increased use of HVAC systems has further pushed up energy consumption levels
  • Continued housing start growth will further bolster demand for industry services

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Electric Power Transmission industry in California grew modestly over the past five years due to increased housing starts and rising temperatures, bolstering demand for HVAC space cooling and the energy that runs it. The adoption of smart grid technology has bolstered grid reliability and lowered operating costs, resulting in improved profit margins. Over the next five years, businesses and factories will expand operations and bolster electricity consumption. Additonally, PUCs are expected to grant rate increases for renewable energy transmission investments. As a result, it is anticipated that revenue will grow and profitability will improve...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Over the five years to 2017, the Electric Power Transmission industry in California is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 0.9% to $50.4 billion, including an estimated 1.0% rise in 2017. Over the past five years, industry operators have benefited from an increasing number of housing starts, which has boosted energy consumption levels. Specifically, housing starts in California have increased at an annualized rate of 12.9% during the five-year period, contributing to a 1.2% annualized increase in energy consumption. Although demand has been consistently growing in recent years, electric power distributors have been incentivized by state legislators to incorporate renewable energy options into their portfolios while dealing with rising costs. To ..

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    Additional Insights for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry are

  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulator
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Electric Power Consumption in California and Housing Starts in California in the Electric Power Transmission in California industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry?

    This industry transmits and distributes electricity from power generators to distribution centers, other electric utilities and final consumers. The transmission system includes lines and transformer stations, while the distribution system consists of lines, poles, meters and wiring that deliver the electricity to final consumers. This industry does not generate electricity.

    Industry Products
    Natural gas-generated electricity
    Nuclear-generated electricity
    Solar-generated electricity
    Hydro-generated electricity
    Wind-generated electricity
    Industry Activities
    Electric bulk power transmission and control
    Electric power distribution
    Wholesale electricity brokering and marketing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Electric Power Consumption in California
  • Housing Starts in California
  • Number of Businesses in California
  • Manufacturing GDP for California

  • Current Performance
  • Rise in homeownership spurs demand
  • PV adoption
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Transportation electrification
  • Emerging “net-zero” cities
  • Table: Electric Power Transmission in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electric Power Transmission in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Coal & Natural Gas Power
  • Heavy Infrastructure Construction
  • Hydroelectric Power
  • Nuclear Power
  • Solar Power
  • Transmission Line Construction
  • Wind Power

  • Products & Services
  • Natural gas-generated electricity
  • Other
  • Nuclear-generated electricity
  • Solar-generated electricity
  • Hydro-generated electricity
  • Wind-generated electricity
  • Chart: Electric Power Transmission in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural
  • Other
  • Mining
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electric Power Transmission in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition
  • Internal competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry

  • Major Companies
    PG&E CorporationEdison InternationalSempra EnergyExelon Corporation
  • Table: PG&E Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Edison International - financial performance
  • Table: Sempra Energy - financial performance
  • Table: Exelon Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Electric Power Transmission in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Electric Power Consumption in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Distribution
  • The transportation of electricity along low-voltage wires, typically to end users.
  • Kilowatt Hour (Kwh)
  • The billing unit for energy delivered by electric power transmission utilities. It represents one kilowatt of power expended for one hour of time.
  • Peak Hours
  • Several hours each day when electricity consumption and prices are the highest.
  • Public Utility Commission (Puc)
  • A governing body that regulates the rates and services of a public utility.
  • Smart Grid
  • The use of two-way digital technology to allow suppliers to control customer appliances in order to save energy and reduce costs.
  • Transmission
  • The transportation of electricity along high-voltage wires.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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