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World Electric Transmission and Distribution Equipment

World Electric Transmission and Distribution Equipment

World demand to rise 6.7% annually through 2017
Global demand for electric transmission and distribution equipment is forecast to rise 6.7 percent per year to nearly $178 billion in 2017. Sales growth will accelerate relative to the 2007-2012 period, aided by both continued strong growth in electricity consumption in developing regions and economic recovery in developed countries. China, which accounted for 32 percent of global demand in 2012, will continue to be the largest and fastest growing national market for electric transmission and distribution equipment.

Offshore wind turbines to boost niche market demand
Offshore wind power installations are becoming increasingly common, especially in the North Sea. Such projects consume a variety of electric transmission and distribution equipment, including power transformers and distribution transformers. Offshore wind projects also commonly are linked to high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines, which consume specialized transformers and advanced switchgear.

Industrial, nonutility markets to outpace electric utilities in developed areas
At the global level, gains in demand in the key electric utilities market will be similar to gains in the industrial and nonutility generators market. However, these markets will typically exhibit different trends in developed regions than in developing regions. In developed areas, particularly North America and Western Europe, gains are expected to be fastest for industrial and nonutility generators, as independent power producers (IPPs) flourish. In developing regions, investment in large-scale expansion of basic electrification infrastructure will drive above-average gains in the electric utilities market, although liberalization of electricity sectors will also benefit electric transmission and distribution demand in the industrial and nonutility segment.

Asia/Pacific region to remain fastest growing market
The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will continue to post the fastest gains in consumption of electric transmission and distribution equipment. India and Indonesia will also see rapid increases, ranking second and third, respectively, for projected demand growth through 2017. These countries will benefit from both expansion of basic electrification infrastructure and increased electricity consumption in their industrial and manufacturing sectors. Japan, which held the world’s fourth largest market for electric transmission and distribution equipment in 2012, will see improved gains through 2017, though growth will continue to be well below the regional average.

In North America and Western Europe, advances will be driven by increasing proliferation of renewable energy projects, which will require significant quantities of electric transmission and distribution equipment in order to integrate with electric grids. In Western Europe, investment in electric transmission and distribution equipment will be driven by the need to connect new energy sources to meet the aggressive renewable energy targets set by the EU for 2020.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
    • Fixed Investment Outlook
      • Table WORLD GROSS FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
    • World Demographic Overview
      • World Population Outlook
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
      • World Urban Population Outlook
        • Table WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
    • World Electric Power Generation Outlook
      • Table WORLD ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION BY REGION (billion kilowatt hours)
    • Cost & Pricing Dynamics
    • Environmental Regulations & Standards
    • Technological Trends
      • Smart Grid
      • HVDC
        • Table NEW HVDC LINES PLANNED FOR 2013-2017
      • Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
      • Amorphous Core Transformers
      • New Transformer Core Shapes
      • Variable Frequency Transformers
      • Sulfur Hexafluoride Emissions Reductions
      • High Temperature Superconducting Equipment
      • Other
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • World Electric Transmission & Distribution Equipment Markets
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC UTILITIES MARKET FOR ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD INDUSTRIAL & NONUTILITY GENERATORS MARKET FOR ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD COMMERCIAL, GOVERNMENT, & RESIDENTIAL MARKET FOR ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Demand by Product
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD TRANSFORMER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD POWER TRANSFORMER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD OTHER TRANSFORMER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SWITCHGEAR & SWITCHBOARD APPARATUS DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Production Overview
      • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)
    • International Trade Flows
      • Table WORLD ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT TRADE FLOWS BY REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • North America: Demand by Market & Product
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • United States: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table UNITED STATES: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Canada: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table CANADA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Mexico: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table MEXICO: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Western Europe: Demand by Market & Product
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • France: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table FRANCE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Germany: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table GERMANY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Italy: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table ITALY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Spain: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table SPAIN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market & Product
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Australia: General
      • Australia: Supply & Demand
        • Table AUSTRALIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Australia: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table AUSTRALIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million US dollars)
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • China: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table CHINA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • India: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table INDIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: General
      • Indonesia: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Indonesia: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table INDONESIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Japan: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table JAPAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • South Korea: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: General
      • Taiwan: Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Taiwan: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table TAIWAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million US dollars)
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: General
      • Thailand: Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Thailand: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table THAILAND: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Central & South America: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table BRAZIL: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Eastern Europe: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Market & Product
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Iran
        • Table IRAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table IRAN: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table TURKEY: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & PRODUCT (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition & Market Share
      • Table WORLD ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT SALES BY COMPANY, 2012 (million dollars)
    • Product Development
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Mergers, Acquisitions, & Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • AB Chance Company
      • Alstom SA
      • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
      • China Xian Electric Group
      • CHINT Group Company Limited
      • Crompton Greaves Limited
      • C&S Electric Limited
      • DELIXI Group Company Limited
      • Eaton Corporation plc
      • Emirates Transformers & Switchgear Limited
      • General Electric Company
      • Hitachi Limited
      • Howard Industries Incorporated
      • Hubbell Incorporated
      • Hyosung Corporation
      • Kirloskar Electric Company Limited
      • Legrand SA
      • Mersen SA
      • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
      • OSRAM Licht AG
      • People Electric Appliances Group
      • Powell Industries Incorporated
      • S&C Electric Company
      • Schneider Electric SA
      • Siemens AG
      • SPX Corporation
      • TE Connectivity Limited
      • Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Company Limited
      • Toshiba Corporation

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