Country files also include national grid maps and international grid interconnections where available.
The accompanying Global Market for Cables, Insulators and Towers Report consists of several sections that provide additional insight into this market and illustrates the meaning and implications of the information in the database. The detailed historical overview discuses the origins of the electrical supply industry, which provides the basis for a discussion of today's market factors and the future of the Cables, Insulators and Towers sector. Our definition of this sector is also included, along with illustrations of our annual demand data (forecasted to 2016), charts illustrating country data, intelligence on Cables, Insulators and Towers companies and a description of our methodology.
Presented in the Global Market for Cables, Insulators and Towers report• Historical overview of the industry• Insight into today's market factors• Definition of the sector• Illustrations of annual demand data• Description of our methodology
Key Reasons to Purchase this Market ResearchThis NRG Expert Report and Database provides essential data based on our forecasts and analysis of the cables, insulators and towers sector. Reasons to purchase the database include:• Gain a global understanding of the cables, insulators and towers market sector• Understand the trends, developments and opportunities in this market sector• Manipulate the in-depth data• Prepare market size evaluations and sector forecasts Background to this Market Research • T&D networks are expanding rapidly• This sector will be in high demand as networks expand• Grid stability and reliability have been key drivers towards new investment in the transition and distribution markets in past years Highlights from this Market Research - Network DevelopmentsGrid stability and reliability have been key drivers in the past years towards new investment and overall spend in the transmission and distribution markets, with fewer major outages occurring in recent years. Despite a strong focus on renewal, especially in Europe, there is also significant expansion of the grid network taking place.- Grid InterconnectionsWith increasing smart grid technology and new investment, coupled with added generation capacity, grids that were once standalone are becoming increasingly interconnected to one another. There are many technological hurdles to overcome however. With rising energy prices fueling interest, more projects are coming online. Global Market for Cables, Insulators, and Towers Report – Table of Contents
The T&D Market 7Origins of the Electrical Supply Industry 7The early origins 7Parallel developments 8The first networks 9Regional evolution of networks 9Planned systems – the Pool concept 9United States 10Germany – Bavaria 10Great Britain 12France 12Composition of construction cost 13Network Developments 13Overhead vs. Underground 14The Japan Nuclear Crisis 14Grid Interconnections 15Europe 15Capital Expenditure 15 T&D Sectors 18