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Electric Power Transmission in the US: Market Research Report

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Electric Power Transmission Market Research Report | NAICS 22112 | Mar 2017

Green bill: Renewable energy investment will improve industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Electric Power Transmission 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$387bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.3%
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
376,294
Businesses
7,742
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Businesses and factories will expand operations and bolster electricity consumption
  • Smaller operators are exiting the industry because they lack sufficient resources
  • Economic growth will cause business activity to pick up in the next five years
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Electric Power Transmission industry stagnated over the past five years due to lower per capita energy consumption and weak price growth. In the early half of the period, the federal government and state public utility commissions (PUCs) provided generous subsidies and incentives, partly mitigating revenue lost from lower consumption. However, federal government stimulus only offered short-term aid and most have expired. As the economy grows, businesses and factories will expand operations and bolster electricity consumption. Additionally, PUCs are expected to grant rate increases for renewable energy transmission investments. Over the next five years, retail electricity sales are projected to increase for all customer segments... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Electric Power Transmission industry has high barriers to entry, as there are heavy government regulations regarding electricity utilities. Utilities must abide by regulations on electricity rates and fuel sources. In addition, new utilities must participate in government-mandated regional transmission infrastructure planning meetings. Transmission infrastructure also requires significant capital investments; therefore, capital costs act as another barrier to entry for prospective utilities.

This industry also requires high-skilled workers such as electricians and electrical engineers to manage power grids. Prospective companies that fail to find skilled employees will have difficulty managing electricity demand and grid reliability. As .. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Electric Power Transmission Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electric Power Transmission 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 and Price of electric power in the Electric Power Transmission industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


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    What is the Electric Power Transmission 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
    Coal-generated electricityNatural gas-generated electricityNuclear-generated electricityHydroelectricityWind-generated electricityOther renewable electricityPetroleum-generated electricity
     
    Industry Activities
    Electric bulk power transmission and controlElectric power distributionWholesale 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
  • Price of electric power
  • Number of households
  • Manufacturing capacity utilization
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Current Performance
  • Technology bolsters profitability
  • Clean technologies, new opportunities
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Regulatory and policy shift toward renewables
  • Transmission technology reduces costs
  • Table: Electric Power Transmission Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electric Power Transmission 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
  • Coal-generated electricity
  • Natural gas-generated electricity
  • Nuclear-generated electricity
  • Hydroelectricity
  • Wind-generated electricity
  • Other renewable electricity
  • Petroleum-generated electricity
  • Chart: Electric Power Transmission Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential households
  • Commercial sector
  • Industrial sector
  • Transportation sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electric Power Transmission Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electric Power Transmission
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electric Power Transmission Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Exelon Corporation
  • Table: Exelon Corporation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electric Power Transmission 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 Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Electric power consumption (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Circuit Mile
  • The total length in miles of separate circuits regardless of the number of conductors used per circuit.
  • 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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    This report on Electric Power Transmission:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Electric Power Transmission market research report includes:
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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