Sparking growth: Telecommunications infrastructure investment has propelled revenue

Operators in the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry construct and maintain electricity generating capacity, power transmission lines and communications infrastructure, in addition to related facilities. The power generation market has performed well relative to other industries in the construction sector and buoyant demand is expected to support industry growth. The convergence of telecommunications and utility transmission technologies has resulted in structural changes for the industry and its clientele. Downstream technological developments and environmental concerns have resulted in unprecedented investment into the industry. Over the five years through 2018-19, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 20.9%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3.9bn
Annual Growth 14-19
20.9%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
24,818
Businesses
773
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Downstream technological developments have resulted in investment into the industry
  • The construction of new electricity generating capacity has propelled industry revenue
  • The potential loss of EU investment in renewable energy may limit growth
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The barriers to entering the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry are exceptionally high due to the technical complexity of most construction and maintenance projects. Major operators are generally large-scale, multi-disciplined, global construction companies with the capacity to undertake most projects and fend off competition from new entrants. Clients tend to favour large-scale contractors as they have the capacity to deliver design, procure and construct contracts. New entrants have difficulty establishing a foothold in the industry given the presence of large-scale national players with demonstrated capacities across a range of complex projects, such as the construction of electricity generation facilities. Man...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electricity transmission and Demand from renewable electricity generation in the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry?

    Contractors in the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry construct distribution lines for electricity and telecommunications providers, and the buildings and structures that are integral parts of these systems. The industry covers the construction of civil engineering infrastructure for long-distance and urban communication and power lines. Contractors also repair and maintain this infrastructure.

    Industry Products
  • Constructing electricity generating capacity
  • Erecting and maintaining power transmission lines
  • Erecting and maintaining communications infrastructure
  • Maintaining electricity generating capacity
  • Industry Activities
  • Constructing, maintaining and repairing power stations
  • Constructing, maintaining and repairing high- and low-voltage electric power lines
  • Constructing, maintaining and repairing transmission lines and towers
  • Constructing, maintaining and repairing TV and radio transmission and receiving facilities
  • Laying telecommunication cables
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from electricity transmission
  • Demand from renewable electricity generation
  • Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers
  • IT and telecommunications adoption
  • Demand from wired telecommunications carriers

  • Current Performance
  • Wireless data
  • Alternative energy
  • Windfarm capacity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Renewable energy
  • Wind farms
  • Communications
  • Residential energy
  • Table: Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Electricity Production
  • Electricity Transmission
  • Electricity Distribution
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Television Programming & Broadcasting
  • Satellite Telecommunications Activities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction
  • Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Construction Supplies Wholesaling
  • Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing
  • Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling
  • Other Electronic Wire & Cable Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities

  • Products & Services
  • Constructing electricity generating capacity
  • Erecting and maintaining power transmission lines
  • Erecting and maintaining communications infrastructure
  • Maintaining electricity generating capacity
  • Chart: Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Electricity production companies
  • Electricity transmission and distribution companies
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Subcontractor payments
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and equipment rental
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Balfour Beatty Group Limited,
  • Table: Balfour Beatty Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Carbon Capture And Storage
  • Technology that can capture, transport and store up to 90% of CO2 emissions produced from the use of fossil fuels in electricity generation.
  • Ccgt
  • Combined-cycle gas turbine is a type of power station that uses the waste heat generated by a gas turbine to drive a steam turbine. This raises the station's output without using more fuel.
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • An investment made by a company or private investor in one country in business interests cross-border.
  • Private Finance Initiative (Pfi)
  • A method of providing funds for major capital and infrastructure projects by using private equity investment.
  • Public-Private Partnership (Ppp)
  • A business venture funded using both government resources and private-sector capital.
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • A method of delivering voice communications and multimedia information over the internet.
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