Electrical Economy http://electricalmarketing.com/taxonomy/term/11520/more en NEMA EBCI Indexes Stay Hot and Remain at Historically High Levels In February http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february <div class="node-body article-body">NEMA said a sense of wait-and-see has crept into some of the comments, resulting in 11-point drops in the percentage of respondents reporting both better and worse conditions, along with a 22-point increase in the share of those who see current conditions as unchanged. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february#comments Stats Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0000 33161 at http://electricalmarketing.com Texas Leads Nation in Oil & Gas Production with Big Increase in Permian Basin Drilling and Solid Increase in Eagle-Ford Basin http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol <div class="node-body article-body">Oil & gas is a very regional business, and the seven regions shown in the charts on this page accounted for 92% of domestic oil production growth and all domestic natural gas production growth during 2011-14. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol#comments Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:21:00 +0000 33151 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - February 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-february-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">With construction spending continuing on an upward trajectory, 2016 can be considered a successful year for the nonresidential building sector. For the coming year, the AIA semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast is projecting growth in overall nonresidential building spending of almost 6%.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-february-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-february-2017#comments Electrical Economy Premium Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:10:00 +0000 32971 at http://electricalmarketing.com EPI Shows No Movement in January http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) spent another month in slow-growth/no-growth territory, registering no change in Jan. 2017 at 144.5 points. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january#comments Electrical Price Index Electrical Economy Premium Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:05:00 +0000 32961 at http://electricalmarketing.com January Housing Starts Slide -2.6% from December but Hang Tough Year-Over-Year http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/january-housing-starts-slide-26-december-hang-tough-year-over-year <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,246,000, 2.6% below the revised December estimate of 1,279,000, but 10.5% above the Jan. 2016 rate of 1,128,000. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/january-housing-starts-slide-26-december-hang-tough-year-over-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/january-housing-starts-slide-26-december-hang-tough-year-over-year#comments Electrical Economy Premium Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:59:00 +0000 32951 at http://electricalmarketing.com AD Members Post 9% Growth Overall but Electrical Lags http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags <div class="node-body blog-body">Sales for all AD distributor members, across all seven of the group’s divisions and three countries, grew by 9% in 2016 but electrical distributor members appear to be stuck in a slow lane. The results varied considerably by industry, with Electrical up 1%.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags#comments Buying/Marketing Groups Electrical Economy News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:14:00 +0000 32791 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><span>(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)</span></p> Electrical Contractor and Industrial Sales Potential for NAED’s South Central Region (in millions of dollars) http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill <div class="node-body data_table-body">Data on electrical sales potential for construction and industrial markets in the NAED South Central Region shows a mix of booming and struggling markets.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://electricalmarketing.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/data-tables/20170210emSCENTRAL1rev.csv" type="text/csv; length=5761">20170210emSCENTRAL1rev.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2017/02/20170210emscentral2595.jpg?1487977348" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill#comments Stats Electrical Economy East South Central West South Central Premium Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:41:00 +0000 32681 at http://electricalmarketing.com EM Data Points to a Mix of Metro Stars and Soft Markets in NAED South Central Region http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region <div class="node-body article-body">NAED’s eclectic South Central Region touches on a diverse array of metropolitan areas with a dizzying assortment of micro-economic climates.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region#comments Electrical Economy East South Central West South Central Premium Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:23:00 +0000 32671 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Lansing, Michigan, is among the bright spots for electrical sales growth in the South Central NAED region, posting significant increases in industrial employment.</p> By Subterranean (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Batteries for EVs and Energy Storage Near $4 Billion http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion <div class="node-body blog-body">The introduction of mass-market battery EVs with ranges 200 or more miles has significant implications for the PEV market and EV service providers that supply the electricity to the vehicles, according to the report.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion#comments Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:45:00 +0000 32621 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Miles Willis / Getty Images News</p> NEMA Index Shows Confidence Highest in Four Years http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years <div class="node-body blog-body">The survey saw a 6 point increase in those seeing worse conditions, but 61% registered better conditions now compared to 44% in December.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years#comments Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:05:00 +0000 32591 at http://electricalmarketing.com