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The North America Electricity Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (April 2006) Product Image

The North America Electricity Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (April 2006)

  • Published: April 2006
  • Region: America, North America, United States
  • 32 pages
  • Mergent

This report examines the activities of industry and companies in the electricity industry across North America, profiling the markets in the United States and Canada
Current Environment - Key Points
- The continued growth of the US and global economies led to a consistently strong year for the electricity industry in the US
- The prices of most electricity stocks in the US rose throughout 2005 due to high electricity demand
- However, most leading companies in North America reported earnings losses in 2005 as a result of the impact of hurricanes that struck the Gulf Coast, as well as higher oil, gas and coal prices
- Strong global demand for Canadian resources such as oil, natural gas, ores and diamonds drove the Canadian electricity sector's solid growth in 2005
- The US and Canadian Governments have plans to invest in and develop renewable energy to complement and even phase out conventional electricity generating plants, particularly those that burn fossil fuels

Industry Profile - Key Points
- The electric power industry continued growing from January to October 2005 and, according to the US Department of Energy, year-to-date net generation increased READ MORE >

Current Environment - US
- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Merger, Acquisition and
Alliance Activity
Current Environment -
Canada
- Sector Overview
- Leading Companies
- Merger, Acquisition and
Alliance Activity
Industry Profile - US
- Industry Size and Value
- Industry Focus
- Government Investment
Industry Profile - Canada
- Industry Size and Value
- Industry Focus
- Sector Investment
- Exports and Imports
Trends and Outlook - US
- New Emerging Technologies
- Solar Could Become
Competitive Over Time
- Coal Use to Remain High
- Market Outlook
Trends and Outlook - Canada
- Natural Gas ? the Big Growth
Market
- Electricity Price Increases Set
to Continue
- More Funding for Green
Building
- Market Outlook
Currency Conversion Table
The Scope of This Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Reports Coverage

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