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Electric Power Distribution Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Electric Power Distribution

Overview: the U.S. Electric Power Distribution Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Electric Power Distribution: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Electric Power Distribution industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Transportation Of Bulk Natural Gas And Liquefied Natural Gas By Pipeline

Electricity - Power Marketing And Brokering

Natural Gas Distribution To Final Consumer

Natural Gas - Power Marketing And Brokering

Steam And/Or Air-Conditioning

Electric Power Transmission

Electricity - Generation

Electricity - Distribution

Other Products

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Electric Power Distribution Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Electric Power Distribution companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Electric Power Distribution company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Electric Power Distribution industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Electric Power Distribution measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 11%
Engineers 8%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16%
Information and Record Clerks 5%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 29%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 21%
Line Installers and Repairers 15%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 14%
Production Occupations 15%
Plant and System Operators 12%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers 11%
Power Plant Operators 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Electric Power Distribution Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Momentum Dynamics patents Method Of And Apparatus For Generating An Adjustable Reactance - 02/22/2018
  • Baltimore Gas & Electric trademarks "M" - Downloadable electronic publications in the nature of educational materials in the field of gas safety - 09/27/2017
  • Innowatts raises $6 million in funding. - 08/11/2017
  • Momentum Dynamics trademarks "MOMENTUM" - Billing services in the field of energy - 07/24/2017
  • Dte Energy trademarks "DTE" - retail electricity and natural gas provider services that allow customers to purchase energy, gas, electricity, and renewable energy; provision of commercial information, advice and consultancy for consumers in the fields of energy, renewable energy, energy savings and efficiency, energy sources, energy providers and customer service programs in the field of energy; energy usage management information services; home and business energy assessment services for the purpose of determining energy efficiency or usage management; business management and consultation services in the field of coal transportation - 07/05/2016
  • Momentum Dynamics raises $3 million in funding. - 12/02/2015
  • Virginia Electric & Power patents Voltage Conservation Using Advanced Metering Infrastructure And Substation Centralized Voltage Control - 10/23/2014
  • Baltimore Gas & Electric patents Method And System For The Installation Of Fault Circuit Indicators On An Electrical Feeder - 12/05/2013

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Baltimore Gas & Electric67
    Virginia Electric & Power23
    Momentum Dynamics10
    Dte Energy

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Fischer Block Expands Executive Team to Support Growth - Mr. Cona is a seasoned Electrical Power Industry executive who previously held executive ... has validated our strong value proposition for electric transmission and distribution utilities and large industrial companies and we look forward to have Pete ... (01/12/2018)
    • Power plant controversy peaks in New Orleans - The New Orleans discussion echoes electricity debates across America ... Burke said reliability discussions shouldn't just be about a power plant, citing outages that occur along the city's distribution system. Guillot said more capital will be spent ... (01/12/2018)
    • Buying An Electric Vehicle During 2018? NPPD Has An Incentive For Charging Stations - Nebraska Public Power District and its wholesale customers are interested ... NPPD has a need to understand the future impact of electric vehicles charging on the electric distribution system. “Electrification of the transportation sector is expected ... (01/12/2018)
    • Could power bills soon drop in Henry and Patrick counties? - MARTINSVILLE-Power bills in Henry County could be dropping ... Corp.; Southwestern Virginia Gas Co.; Appalachian Natural Gas Distribution Co.; Kentucky Utilities Co.; and Virginia Electric and Power Co. (a subsidiary of Dominion Energy). (01/11/2018)
    • How Clean Energy Sources Cut Electricity Bills in Chile - Eighty companies submitted to the tender for electricity supply and distribution in 2016 ... In Chile today there are some 250 power generation plants, half of which were built under this government. And half of that half are solar plants.” (01/11/2018)
    • Genovation all-electric Chevy Corvette sports car debuts at CES - Genovation's car receives a different front bumper and round taillights to set it apart from a typical Corvette, but beneath the skin lies 597 kilowatts (800 horsepower) of muted power produced by a pair of electric motors, fore and aft. Surprisingly ... (01/11/2018)
    • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review – Video - First launched in 2017, the Hyundai Ioniq Electric is a niche vehicle within a niche category ... and lateral acceleration for the car with 50/50 weight distribution has seen 0.81g which is alright too. A switch to somewhat stickier tires – not ... (01/11/2018)
    • Jakande Estate Residents Tackle Ikeja Electric over Epileptic Power Supply, Crazy Bills - Members of the Estate Youth Forum (EYF) on the Jakande Estate in Oke-Afa area of Isolo, Lagos, are not happy with the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, over the epileptic supply of power to the area and unjustifiable billing and decadent infrastructure. (01/11/2018)
    • Many Utilities Believe Cyberattacks Could Bring Down the Electric Distribution Grid in the Next Five Years, Accenture Research Finds - Proper protection is challenging due to the complexity of distribution electric grids and increasingly sophisticated ... Utilities, already well-versed in reliable power delivery and power restoration, need an agile and swift capability that creates ... (01/10/2018)
    • The Eligible Customer Regime- Can the Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria Validly Declare Force Majeure? - It is expected that the new policy will usher in a transition from a monopolised power distribution market to a fairly competitive one and in turn, bring about significant economic growth. The unrestricted access to electricity by the qualified consumers ... (01/10/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $709,674,541 on Electric Power Distribution. It has awarded 3,289 contracts to 498 companies, with an average value of $1,425,049 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Electric Power Distribution to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Electricity - Power Marketing And Brokering
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Electric Power DistributionOpportunity/Threat
    Electric Power Transmission, Control & Distribution Competing industry
    Electric Power Generation Competing industry
    Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Electricity - Power Marketing And Brokering are less than those from Electric Power Distribution. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Electricity - Power Marketing And Brokering sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Electricity - Power Marketing And Brokering Product Sales Report

    Natural Gas Distribution To Final Consumer
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Electric Power DistributionOpportunity/Threat
    Electric Power Transmission, Control & Distribution Competing industry
    Electric Power Generation Competing industry
    Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Natural Gas Distribution To Final Consumer are less than those from Electric Power Distribution. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Natural Gas Distribution To Final Consumer sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Natural Gas Distribution To Final Consumer Product Sales Report

    Natural Gas - Power Marketing And Brokering
    Natural Gas - Power Marketing And Brokering Product Sales Report

    Electric Power Transmission
    Electric Power Transmission Product Sales Report

    Steam Or Air-Conditioning
    Steam Or Air-Conditioning Product Sales Report

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Electric power distribution systems, Electric power brokers, Distribution of electric power, etc.

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