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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

The Electricity Distribution market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 10-15
5.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
30,991
Businesses
16
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry relies on infrastructure rather than labour to deliver its product. Capital intensity is high, given that the industry spends $1.03 on capital for every dollar spent on labour. The industry has the highest level of capital spending within the electricity sector (which includes generation, transmission and distribution of electricity). Capital spending by the industry relates to items such as the replacement of old infrastructure, infrastructure in newly developed areas, updating information technology systems, and meeting safety and environmental requirements. The industry operates a substantial asset base, reflecting its significant investment in the poles-and-wires distribution system... 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.

Industry Products
Electricity distributionStreet light operationSmart meter installation
 
Industry Activities
Electricity distribution


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