Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation in the US - Industry Market Research Report

  • September 2021 •
  • 36 pages •
  • Report ID: 5103583 •
  • Format: PDF
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Abstract

Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation
The Waste-to-Energy Plant Operation industry has performed well over the past five years to 2018. As the economy has grown, increased consumption, industrial activity and construction activity have spurred growth in national waste generation, increasing demand for industry waste disposal and treatment services. While the industry has performed well over the past five years, revenue growth has been somewhat hindered by stagnant electricity prices. In an effort to compete, industry operators have been unable to raise prices for the electricity they produce. The industry is forecast to grow at a somewhat diminished rate over the five years to 2023. This slowdown is a result of continued declines in the world price of steel, which will bolster industry profitability but slow the growth rate of revenue. Overall, demand for the utilities and recycled steel produced by the industry is expected to grow.

This industry contains establishments primarily operate waste-to-energy plants. Waste-to-energy (WtE) is an umbrella term for processes that are used to create energy out of waste. Industry operators collect waste and revenue through tipping fees and generate additional revenue from sales of electricity generated by waste. This industry does not include publicly owned and operated facilities, but does include private companies operating on behalf of municipally owned WtE plants.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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