Electricity Distribution in Australia: Market Research Report

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Electricity Distribution Market Research Report | ANZSIC D2630 | Sep 2014

A dimmer light: Changing regulatory environment will lead to slower growth

IBISWorld’s Electricity Distribution market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Electricity distribution networks transport electricity from high-voltage transmission networks to households and businesses for consumption. They are built and regulated to ensure a safe supply of electricity, even during peak demand periods during summer. In the past five years, network operators have amended and extended their networks substantially to account for potential rises in peak electricity demand. In order to fund capital expenditure, industry operators are allowed a return on their capital by regulators to allow them to pay debt and equity holders. The amount of revenue the regulators permit the industry to capture from users is proportional to the size of the industry's capital base... purchase to read more

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The industry's scale is intimately related to the size of its networks. The large amount of capital expenditure undertaken by the industry in the past five years has pushed it into a growth phase, despite the established nature of its services, markets and the bulk of its technology.

Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.1% over the 10 years through 2019-20. This is a higher than GDP growth in Australia over the same period, which is projected to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.7%. This means the Electricity Distribution industry will have a larger share of the overall economy in 2019-20 than it did in 2009-10... purchase to read more


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What is the Electricity Distribution Industry?

Companies in this industry operate low-voltage electricity distribution systems (including lines, poles, meters and wiring) that deliver electricity to consumers.

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Electricity distributionStreet light operationSmart meter installation
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Electricity distribution

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