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Global Market for Towers and Poles 2018

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Global Market for Towers and Poles 2018
Published: February 28, 2018 Content info: 208 pages, 98 figures and 85 tables
Description

Features:

  • Electricity Lattice Towers and Monopoles
  • Electricity Distribution Poles
  • Multi-Utility Poles
  • Telephone Poles
  • Street Light Poles

Comprehensive quantitative data and qualitative analysis of 1,622 million towers, poles and street lights - stock, types, markets, competitive analysis of each category.

Compiled and refined over 7 years, this report is a unique resource

  • The installed bases and sales of towers, monopoles, utility poles and street lights for base year 2017, forecast to 2022 - in units of towers and poles and $ value.
  • Global analysis, the world, regions and for 124 countries, national profiles.
  • Production and manufacturers of towers, monopoles, utility poles and street lights.
  • The March of the Monopoles in the transmission networks, country reviews.
  • 1.3 million utility poles analysed by country, material and ownership.
  • Street lighting is a vigorous market driven by the conversion to high efficiency LEDs, a growing market for steel, concrete and composite poles is analysed.
  • The composite poles industry, market development and production technology, with profiles of the main producers.
  • The smart city - efficiency, LEDs and the street light market.

Contains: 208 pages, 98 figures and 85 tables.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PART 1: ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION TOWERS AND MONOPOLES

1. INSTALLED BASE OF ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSON TOWERS & MONOPOLES

  • Global installed base of towers and monopoles
  • North America
  • Europe
  • CIS
  • Middle East
  • North Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Asia
  • Pacific
  • LAC
  • South America
  • Central America and Caribbean

2. ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION TOWERS MARKET

  • Global demand for towers
  • North America
  • Europe
  • CIS
  • Middle East
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • LAC

3. LONG TERM DEMAND CYCLES FOR ELECTRICITY TOWERS AND MONOPOLES

  • Growth of transmission line networks

4. MONOPOLES vs. LATTICE TOWERS

  • United States
  • Europe
  • Netherlands
  • Scandinavia
  • Denmark
  • Iceland
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • France
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan and Korea
  • India
  • ASEAN
  • Mongolia
  • Pacific
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Latin America
  • South Africa
  • Middle East
  • Cost
  • Space requirements
  • Reduction of the electromagnetic field
  • Foundations

5. TYPES OF TOWER OR PYLONS

  • Suspension tower
  • Tension towers
  • Angle suspension tower
  • Termination or dead end towers, also called tension towers
  • Transposition towers
  • Tower Installation
  • 1. Build-up or piecemeal method.
  • 2. Section method
  • 3. Ground assembly method
  • 4. Helicopter method

6. ELEMENTS OF LATTICE TOWER DESIGN

7. SERVICE LIFE AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL LATTICE TOWERS AND MONOPOLES

  • Service Life
  • Maintenance
  • Phase 1 - Coffee Stain Rust
  • Phase 2 - Abrasive Rust
  • Phase 3 - Extensive Abrasive Rust
  • Phase 4 - Crash

8. COMPETITIONS FOR TOWER DESIGN

9. MANUFACTURERS OF LATTICE TOWERS AND MONOPOLES

  • Chinese manufacturers
  • Indian manufacturers
  • Other Asian manufacturers
  • Middle East
  • North and South American manufacturers
  • Other regions

PART 2: UTILITY POLES INSTALLED BASE BY COUNTRY AND UTILITY

10. UTILITY POLES INSTALLED BASE BY COUNTRY AND UTILITY

  • Voltage levels of electricity sub-transmission and distribution poles

11. INSTALLED BASE OF POLES BY COUNTRY AND MATERIAL

12. GROWTH OF THE POLE POPULATION

13. DEMAND FOR POLES IN UNITS

  • Demand in numbers of poles
  • Demand for poles 2017 to 2022

14. DEMAND FOR POLES BY VALUE

15. THE VALUE CHAIN - THE MARGIN STACK

  • The value chain at 6 levels

16. NATIONAL MARKETS FOR ELECTRICITY AND TELEPHONE DISTRIBUTION POLES

  • United States
  • Europe
  • Austria
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom:
  • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Korea
  • Singapore and Macau
  • Australia
  • Middle East
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Oman
  • Africa

17. STREET LIGHTING DEVELOPMENTS

  • Smart cities
  • Regional development of smart cities and public lighting

18. MATERIAL COMPOSITION OF POLES AND SERVICE LIFE

  • Materials
  • Use
  • Description
  • Size classification
  • H5 - H1
  • 1-5
  • 6-10
  • Material
  • Wood
  • Wood preservatives
  • Pollution from wood preservatives - Leaching
  • Steel
  • Concrete
  • Composites- fibreglass
  • Disposal

19. COMPOSITE POLES

  • Introduction
  • Development of composite technology and poles in the US
  • Price/cost
  • Safety factor
  • Materials for composites and the manufacturing processes
  • Filament winding
  • Pultrusion
  • Testing composites
  • Scandinavian trials of composites
  • Advantages of composite poles
  • Composite and fibreglass maintenance
  • Service life of composites and other materials
  • Hardware modifications
  • Modular Poles
  • Manufacturers of composite poles and hardware
  • United States
  • Cross arms
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • India
  • China

20. TYPES OF POLES

  • Other equipment
  • Grounding Rod
  • Dead-end (anchor or termination) poles
  • Physical access
  • Construction Classifications

21. POLE SPAN

22. SPACE ALLOCATION ON JOINT USE UTILITY POLES

  • Supply Space
  • Safety Zone Space
  • Communications Space

23. SERVICE LIFE AND MAINTENANCE OF POLES

  • Wooden Poles
  • Service life
  • Maintenance
  • Ground line Treatment
  • Internal Treatment
  • Concrete Poles
  • Composite Poles

24. MANUFACTURERS OF DISTRIBUTION POLES

  • North American manufacturers
  • European manufacturers
  • Middle East
  • African manufacturers
  • Indian manufacturers

25. CIRCUIT PHASES AND CONDUCTORS

  • Single circuit
  • Double circuit
  • Multiple conductors
  • Restrictions on multiple use of corridors

26. RIGHTS OF WAY

  • Multiple use of ROWs

27. DANGER TO AND FROM BIRDS

  • Extent of the problem
  • The mechanics of an electrocution
  • Mitigation and prevention of collisions
  • Mitigation and prevention of electrocution

METHODOLOGY

  • The installed base and demand
  • The model of the demand cycle
  • Creation of the databases of towers and poles
  • Short term demand forecast
  • Street lights
  • Validation

Figures

  • Figure 1: Global installed electricity transmission towers, 2017-2022
  • Figure 2: Global installed electricity transmission towers by regions, 2017
  • Figure 3: Regional growth in electricity transmission towers, 2017-2022
  • Figure 4: Installed electricity transmission towers, North America, 2017-22
  • Figure 5: Installed electricity transmission towers, Europe, 2017-22
  • Figure 6: Installed electricity transmission towers, CIS, 2017-22
  • Figure 7: Installed electricity transmission towers, Middle East, 201-22
  • Figure 8: Installed electricity transmission towers, North Africa, 2017-22
  • Figure 9: Installed electricity transmission towers, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017-22
  • Figure 10: Installed electricity transmission towers, China and India, 2017-22
  • Figure 11: Installed electricity transmission towers, Rest of Asia, 2017-22
  • Figure 12: Installed electricity transmission towers, Pacific, 2017-22
  • Figure 13: Installed electricity transmission towers, South America, 2017-22
  • Figure 14: Installed electricity transmission towers, Central America, 2017-22
  • Figure 15 : World sales of electricity transmission towers, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Figure 16: Sales of electricity transmission towers by regions, nominal $, 2016
  • Figure 17 : The global networks of transmission lines, length in route km 1900 to 2050
  • Figure 18: The evolution of transmission line voltage, the first introductions
  • Figure 19: The long-term demand cycles for towers, 1900 to 2050
  • Figure 20: Annual new and replacement installations of towers, 1900 to 2050
  • Figure 21: The market for lattice towers and poles in the USA, $, 2017
  • Figure 22: European countries installing new EHV monopoles
  • Figure 23: Some new designs being installed in Europe
  • Figure 24: New 400 kV monopole designs in the Netherlands
  • Figure 25: New EHV poles in Scandinavia
  • Figure 26: New 400 kV transmission monopoles in Denmark.
  • Figure 27: Mobile lift maintenance
  • Figure 28: Iceland new 220 kV transmission towers
  • Figure 29: New 400 kV and 275 kV transmission monopoles in the United Kingdom.
  • Figure 30: A camouflaged 400 kV transmission monopole in the United Kingdom
  • Figure 31: Terna and 380 kV monopoles
  • Figure 32: New 380 kV monopole in Dubai
  • Figure 33: Comparison of the footprint of a monopole versus a lattice tower.
  • Figure 34: Reduction of electromagnetic fields and space requirements
  • Figure 35: Economy of foundations
  • Figure 36: Suspension tower, single steel pole
  • Figure 37: Lattice steel suspension tower (L6 used in the United Kingdom)
  • Figure 38: Installation of transmission tower by helicopter
  • Figure 39: Peak and Cage of a Transmission Tower
  • Figure 40: Cross Arm and Body of a Transmission Tower
  • Figure 41: 220-kV single-circuit LST
  • Figure 42: 500-kV single-circuit LST
  • Figure 43: 220-kV double-circuit LST
  • Figure 44: 500-kV double-circuit LST
  • Figure 45: The principle of exponential corrosion
  • Figure 46: Phase 1 - Coffee Stain Rust
  • Figure 47: Phase 2 - Abrasive Rust
  • Figure 48: Phase 3 - Abrasive Rust
  • Figure 49: Phase 3 - The tower falls
  • Figure 50: Dietmar Koering of Arphenotype, competition for Icelandic Electrical Transco/1
  • Figure 51: Dietmar Koering of Arphenotype, competition for Icelandic Electrical Transco/2
  • Figure 52: Dietmar Koering of Arphenotype, competition for Icelandic Electrical Transco/3
  • Figure 53: Y Pylon by Knight Architects competition for National Grid 2012
  • Figure 54: Plexus by Arup for National Grid 2012
  • Figure 55: The Land of Giants, Iceland, Choi & Shine
  • Figure 56: Major countries stock of electricity poles, telephone poles and street lights
  • Figure 57: Historical growth of the pole population; electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights, 1900 to 2015, forecast to 2050
  • Figure 58: Demand for poles; electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights, 1900 to 2015, forecast to 2050
  • Figure 59: Additions and replacements for poles; electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights, 1900 to 2017, forecast to 2050
  • Figure 60: New additions and replacements of poles with a 35 year service life, 1900 to 2040
  • Figure 61: The Detroit railroad concrete catenary structure
  • Figure 62: Early use of granite telephone poles in Switzerland
  • Figure 63: Utility pole in Japan
  • Figure 64: A Stobie pole in Australia
  • Figure 65: Examples of LED street lighting adoption
  • Figure 66: Smart streel lighting manufacturers
  • Figure 67: A nest of poles for shipment
  • Figure 68: Double-circuit, 138-kV line on wood structures
  • Figure 69: Double-circuit, 138-kV line on galvanized steel poles
  • Figure 70: Single-circuit 138-kV line on weathering steel
  • Figure 71: H-frame wood structure
  • Figure 72: Lines in Bolivia (left) have considerably longer span than lines in Laos (right)
  • Figure 73: Space allocations on a joint utility pole
  • Figure 74: Supply space on a utility pole
  • Figure 75: Safety Zone Space on a utility pole
  • Figure 76: The Communications Space in a utility pole
  • Figure 77 : Outline of potential decay patterns
  • Figure 78 : Decay in a wood utility pole
  • Figure 79: Tower for single circuit, three phase system (three conductors)
  • Figure 80: Tower for double circuit, three phase system (six conductors)
  • Figure 81: Tower for multiple circuits, three phase system (twelve conductors)
  • Figure 82: Multiple lines, lattice towers and monopoles in same corridor
  • Figure 83: A distribution line right of way
  • Figure 84: A wetland-scrub/shrub-dominated community the first year after a mow.
  • Figure 85: A grass-dominated community in an agricultural matrix the first year after a mow.
  • Figure 86: An example of a single ROW corridor.
  • Figure 87: An example of parallel transmission ROW corridor
  • Figure 88 : Typical European right of way cross section, self-supporting tower
  • Figure 89: Typical European right of way cross section, guyed tower
  • Figure 90: Right-of-way comparison for equivalent capacity of 765-kV and 345-kV lines
  • Figure 91: Blue crane electrocuted in South Africa
  • Figure 92: White storks in their nest on a utility pole in Vladeni in Romania
  • Figure 93: An example of a pole-mounted transformer
  • Figure 94: Distribution pole with symmetric chevron (arrow) on top as bird exclusion device
  • Figure 95 : Dedicated nesting pole next to distribution pole with bird exclusion device
  • Figure 96: Additions and replacements from 1945 to 1950
  • Figure 97: Additions and replacements from 1900 to 1950
  • Figure 98: Comparison of the installed base an annual demand for towers, 1900 to 2050

Tables

  • Table 1: Global installed electricity transmission towers, by region, 2017-2022
  • Table 2: Installed electricity transmission towers, North America, 2017-22
  • Table 3: Installed electricity transmission towers, Europe, 2017-22
  • Table 4: Installed electricity transmission towers, CIS, 2017-22
  • Table 5: Installed electricity transmission towers, Middle East, 2017-22
  • Table 6: Installed electricity transmission towers, North Africa, 2017-22
  • Table 7: Installed electricity transmission towers, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017-22
  • Table 8: Installed electricity transmission towers, Asia, 2017-22
  • Table 9: Installed electricity transmission towers, Pacific, 2017-22
  • Table 10: Installed electricity transmission towers, South America, 2017-22
  • Table 11: Installed electricity transmission towers, Central America, 2017-22
  • Table 12: Sales of electricity transmission towers by regions, nominal $, 2017
  • Table 13: Sales of electricity transmission towers, North America, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 14: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Europe, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 15: Sales of electricity transmission towers, CIS, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 16: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Middle East, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 17: Sales of electricity transmission towers, North Africa, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 18: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Sub-Saharan Africa, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 19: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Asia, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 20: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Pacific, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 21: Sales of electricity transmission towers, South America, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 22: Sales of electricity transmission towers, Central America, nominal $, 2017-2022
  • Table 23: Description and cost of repairs
  • Table 24: Manufacturers of steel towers and poles, by share of production capacity
  • Table 25: Numbers of electricity poles, telephone poles and streetlights, 2017
  • Table 26: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in North America, 2017
  • Table 27: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Europe, 2017
  • Table 28: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in CIS, 2017
  • Table 29: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in the Middle East, 2016
  • Table 30: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in North Africa, 2017
  • Table 31: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017
  • Table 32: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Asia, 2017
  • Table 33: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Pacific, 2017
  • Table 34: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in South America, 2017
  • Table 35: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Central America, 2017
  • Table 36: Numbers of electricity poles, telephone poles and streetlights by material, 2017
  • Table 37: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in North America by material, 2017
  • Table 38: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Europe by material, 2017
  • Table 39: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in CIS by material, 2017
  • Table 40: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in the Middle East by material, 2017
  • Table 41: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in North Africa by material, 2017
  • Table 42: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Sub-Saharan Africa by material, 2017
  • Table 43: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Asia by material, 2017
  • Table 44: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Pacific by material, 2017
  • Table 45: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in South America by material, 2017
  • Table 46: Electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Central America by material, 2017
  • Table 47: Installed base of electricity poles, telephone poles and street lights, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 48: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights, North America, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 49: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Europe, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 50: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in CIS, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 51: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Middle East, 2017- 2022
  • Table 52: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in North Africa, 2017-22
  • Table 53: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 54: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Asia, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 55: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights in Pacific, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 56: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights, South America, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 57: Installed base of electricity, telephone poles and street lights, Central America, 2017 - 2022
  • Table 58: New additions and replacements of poles with a 35 year service life, 1900 to 2040
  • Table 59: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by region, 2017-2022
  • Table 60: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, North America, 2017-2022
  • Table 61: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Europe, 2017-2022
  • Table 62: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, CIS, 2017-2022
  • Table 63: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Middle East, 2017-2022
  • Table 64: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, North Africa, 2017-2022
  • Table 65: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017-2022
  • Table 66: Demand for poles electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Asia, 2017-2022
  • Table 67: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Pacific, 2017-2022
  • Table 68: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, South America, 2017-2022
  • Table 69: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country, Central America, 2017-2022
  • Table 70: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by region in nominal $ value, 2017-2022
  • Table 71: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country nominal $ value, North America, 2017-2022
  • Table 72: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country nominal $ value, Europe, 2017-2022
  • Table 73: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, CIS, 2017-2022
  • Table 74: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, Middle East, 2017-2022
  • Table 75: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, North Africa, 2017-2022
  • Table 76: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017-2022
  • Table 77: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, Asia, 2017-2022
  • Table 78: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, Pacific, 2017-2022
  • Table 79: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, South America, 2017-2022
  • Table 80: Demand for electricity MV/LV poles, telephone poles, street lights by country in nominal $ value, Central America, 2017-2022
  • Table 81: Costs and mark-up from Bill of Materials to Capex
  • Table 82: Service lives of poles with different materials
  • Table 83: Recommended Pole Inspection Schedules, Rural Utilities Service, US
  • Table 84: Estimates of the annual number of collision victims with above ground transmission lines (excluding distribution lines) for three different countries.
  • Table 85: The size of large raptors
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