Electrical Economy


Check out the latest news we've gathered to get a read on the health of the economic sectors that most affect the fortunes of the electrical industry.

  • Jun 19, 2015
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    25 of the Biggest U.S. Construction Projects Either on the Drawing Boards or Breaking Ground  

    Plans for multiple LNG export terminals valued in the billions of dollars along the Gulf Coast and the construction of signature luxury condo towers and office buildings topping the billion-dollar market overshadow and otherwise pedestrian construction market in 2015....More
  • Jun 5, 2015
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    Electrical Contractor Sales Potential in 25 MSAs with Biggest Increases in Construction Employment  

    Construction employment expanded in 232 metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Arlington, Va. The Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash. MSA, added the largest number of construction jobs in the past year (12,600 jobs, 17%), followed by Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. (10,800 jobs, 12%), Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. (7,800 jobs, 10%) and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, Calif. (7,800 jobs, 7%)....More
  • May 28, 2015

    Navigant Looks for Continued Growth in Energy Services

    A new report from Navigant Research looks at the maturing market for energy services and proposes that U.S. energy service companies (ESCOs) face a challenge in finding new ways to grow and must look beyond U.S. markets....More
  • May 8, 2015

    LEDs to Grow 19% Annually Over Decade

    In “LED Lighting: Global Outlook,” Navigant researchers said global unit shipments of LED lamps and modules are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19% between 2015 and 2024....More
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