UK Utility Capital Expenditure market report
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Key Questions Covered
- What are the key drivers for capital investment in the water and sewerage industry?
- What are the key drivers for network investment in the electricity transmission and distribution sector?
- What drives capital investment in the gas supply and distribution industry?
- How do recent changes in the regulatory framework affect the approach to capital investment?
- What are the expenditure plans for the current regulatory control period in the various utility sectors?
Covered in this Report
This report is segmented between the following sectors:
- Water and Sewerage
- Electricity Transmission and Distribution
- Gas Transmission and Distribution
- AMEC Foster Wheeler
- Balfour Beatty
- Kellogg Brown & Root Holdings
- The Costain Group
- Laing O’Rourke
- Morrison Utility Services
- McNicholas Construction Holdings
- Forefront Utilities
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Claudia Preedy, a leading analyst in the B2B sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
The business environment is in transition across the utility sectors, with the industry challenged by a changing regulatory environment, climate change, security of supply and uncertainties regarding future network requirements. These factors also influence the industry’s approach to capital expenditure. Infrastructure investment will continue to be a key focus across the utility sectors, driven both by the need to replace old assets and new capacity requirements on networks. However, approaches to investment are now shifting across sectors due to changes in the regulatory environment, including increased pressure to reduce costs for consumers while ensuring security of supply. There is a focus on innovation, efficiencies and long-term outcomes in infrastructure management and investment, replacing the short-term outputs and capital expenditure preferred in the past. The scope for traditional infrastructure investment may be limited, but there will be more opportunities for companies that can provide innovative solutions for efficient network and asset management."
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