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The term “utilities” can refer to two things: the organization that provides a crucial infrastructural service, or the service itself. For example, electricity, natural gas, sewage, and water are all utilities, just as an electric company, natural gas company, sewage management company, and water company are utilities. Such companies are the subjects of many controversial debates relating to utility regulation and public control. Municipal utilities are publicly owned (POU/POUs), cooperative utilities (coops; co-ops) are owned by the consumers served by the utilities, and private utilities are investor-owned (IOU/IOUs). Currently, the trend towards the deregulation, liberalization, and privatization of public utilities is on the rise, though the networks to get such utilities to the public have stayed monopolistic in structure through utility districts.

Government monopolies on utilities, for example, can be beneficial to the public when a private company’s control of such utilities is detrimental to the public’s needs. Deregulation, however, has been the dominant utility industry trend in which previously government-run utility services have been privatized. Deregulation can also refer to greater eligibility for participation in utility industry services, such as power generation operations among independent power producers (IPPs) rather than just companies providing traditional electrical utility services. Many who are in favor of private control of utilities cite a few key advantages, such as system expansions, market stabilization, and increased competition between providers, which results in better deals for consumers.

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Utilities Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Italy Power Q3 2019

    ... the major bright spot in the Italian power market. Italy's proposed nationalenergy and climate plan reiterates the goal of phasing out coal power generation by 2025, and includes the target ofhaving 47,019MW of non-hydropower renewables ... Read More

  • Angola Power Q3 2019

    ... growth for thermal power capacity, the successful operation of theSoyo power project and availability of domestic gas reserves point to an upside to further thermal power investments. Plans toconnect Angola to the SAPP will ensure ... Read More

  • Colombia Power Q3 2019

    ... term. Non-hydropowerrenewables investors will stand to gain significantly from the awarding of new power purchase agreements, driving growth in thesolar and wind power sectors over our forecast period to 2028. However, the Ituango hydropower project ... Read More

  • Indonesia Power Q3 2019

    ... will continue todrive growth of Indonesia's power sector over the coming decade. We forecast Indonesia's power capacity to total under 95GW by2028, growing by an annual average of 3.8% between 2019 to 2028. Coal will ... Read More

  • Kazakhstan Power Q3 2019

    ... natural-gas reserves. The country currentlymakes limited use of hydropower and non-hydropower renewables, though investment in the renewables sector is graduallyexpanding with the support of various regional development organisations. Kazakhstan does present a challenging investmentenvironment, particularly ... Read More

  • Waste Treatment & Disposal Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ... stems from consumer products and packaging. Over the five years to 2019, as unemployment has declined and incomes have risen, consumer spending has grown steadily, increasing waste generation and driving growth in industry revenue. Although ... Read More

  • Poland Power Q3 2019

    ... outperformer in the medium-to-long term as loosening regulationsand the introduction of renewables capacity auctions attract new investment in the industry. The government will not realise itsnuclear power aspirations due to the exorbitant cost of development, ... Read More

  • United States Power Q3 2019

    ... short-term effects of the regulations and tax reforms adopted under the Trumpadministration. The structural direction of the US power system will unfold over a much longer period than a four- or eight-yearpresidency. This is because ... Read More

  • Slovakia Power Q3 2019

    ... 2020. We had previously expected generation would rise5.4% in 2019 and 6.6% in 2020, before a plateauing of output. We now anticipate a very modest rise of 0.4% in 2019, before majorincreases of 6.45% in ... Read More

  • Taiwan Renewables Q3 2019

    ... output. The offshore wind sector in particular is receiving greaterinvestor interest, evidenced by the successful tendering of offshore wind capacity over the last year. We forecast the share of non-hydro renewables generation in the total ... Read More

  • Uzbekistan Power Q3 2019

    ... business environment. Thisnotwithstanding, economic reforms undertaken by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's administration as well as improving prospects forcloser cooperation among Central Asian states pose a notable upside risk over the medium to long term. Gas-fired generation ... Read More

  • Nigeria Power Q3 2019

    ... power cuts as a result of feedstock shortages at power plants andinadequate gas infrastructure. A consumer culture of non-payment, security issues and problems with financing will be key risksfacing the power sector despite strong economic ... Read More

  • Venezuela Power Q3 2019

    ... sector are unlikely to improvein the near term. Ageing infrastructure is failing at a rapid rate following years of neglect and underinvestment, and there have alsobeen instances of sabotage and theft of transmission infrastructure, which ... Read More

  • Netherlands Power Q3 2019

    ... 2019 to 2023. While the majority of the Dutch parliamentsupports nuclear power, the high costs and public opposition will hamper plans to construct new capacity. Declining profitability andefforts to reduce emissions will result in thermal ... Read More

  • Peru Power Q3 2019

    ... country's prospects due to recurringdelays to large power projects, mostly associated with public opposition or insufficient institutional capacity. As a result, Peru couldbecome a net electricity importer in the second half of our forecast period. Read More

  • South Korea Power Q3 2019

    ... in the period to 2030, mainly based off solar, wind and liquefiednatural gas. We forecast power capacity to increase by an annual average of 1.4% between 2019 and 2028, totalling just under136.4GW. Sluggish power demand, ... Read More

  • Ethiopia Power Q3 2019

    ... 2023, in line with the government expectation,we note that further delays could materialise, considering that additional remedial works might be required once the newcontractor is appointed. We also note growing interests in other renewables technologies, ... Read More

  • Kuwait Power Q3 2019

    ... and oil-fired power will register meagre growth overthe coming decade. Ongoing investment into the country's transmission and distribution infrastructure will bring overall lossesdown, which - in conjunction with an oversupply of electricity - will enable ... Read More

  • Namibia Power Q3 2019

    ... be the growthoutperformer as small- and medium-scale projects are used to boost electricity access across the country without straining thenational grid. A lack of sufficient domestic electricity output means we expect the country will remain ... Read More

  • Utility Locating Services in the US - Procurement Research Report

    ... utility lines are located. Services include assessment of utility lines for natural gas, telecommunications, electricity, fiber optics, water, sewage, traffic lights and other utility equipment both underground and underwater. Vendors also specialize in safety management ... Read More

  • Acciona SA (ANA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    ... you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand ... Read More

  • Eversource Energy (ES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    ... you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand ... Read More

  • Safety-Kleen Inc - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    ... employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. Scope Business ... Read More

  • PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Slovakia

    ... greenfield investments increased in 2017. Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 26.6% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2018, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (19.2%) and other services (18.1%). In nominal ... Read More

  • Bangladesh Power Q3 2019

    ... and a slowly improving investment environment willensure the project pipeline across the thermal and renewable energy sectors continue to strengthen. The commissioning of nuclearcapacity in the latter half of our forecast period will also provide ... Read More

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