DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n6lnt9/us_transmission) has announced the addition of the "US Transmission Line Construction Market Overview" report to their offering.
During the 2000-2010 period, $74.8 billion was invested in transmission systems (STI, 2010). A total of $14.8 billion was invested in transmission infrastructure in 2012 alone, with a projected investment of an additional $64.2 billion through 2016 (EEI, 2012). The major areas of spending in transmission line projects are line facility costs (77%), project management and construction costs (3%), and separate costs (20%).
The US electricity transmission grid comprises more than 321,869 kilometers (km) (200,000 miles (mi)) of High-Voltage (HV) transmission lines. The country is currently undergoing a major revamp of its aging Transmission and Distribution (T&D) infrastructure due to rising electricity demand and the growth of renewable energy assets, assisted by increased government support.
Many projects are in various stages of development and construction, and the key engineering, procurement and construction players are Bechtel Power Corporation, Abengoa, WorleyParsons, CG Power, and MasTec.
Key Topics Covered:
3 US Transmission Line Construction Market Overview
3.1 Key Drivers of the US Transmission Line Construction Market
3.2 Costs Associated with Transmission Line Construction
3.3 Transmission Line Projects on the Rise
3.4 Key Players Involved in Transmission Line Construction
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