Global Utilities Industry Guide 2021: Total Revenues of $6,342.9 Billion in 2020 – Industry Size Value 2016-2020 and Forecast to 2025

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The global utilities industry is expected to generate total revenues of $6,342.9bn in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7% between 2016 and 2020.

Global Utilities industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: industry size (value 2016-20, and forecast to 2025).

The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the industry.

Key Highlights

  • The utilities industry consists of the electricity, gas and water markets.

  • The electricity retailing market consists of the net consumption of electricity by end-users, segmented by industrial, transportation, commercial & public services, and residential consumption.

  • The gas utilities market covers all natural gas consumption, net of distribution or transmission losses, by end-users in the following categories: industrial (including use as a feedstock and autogeneration), commercial and public-sector organizations, residential consumers, electric power generation (including combined heat and power but excluding autogeneration and heat plant), and other (including transport, agriculture, centralized heat plant, and other usage). Values are calculated from segment volumes and the average annual price of gas charged to end-users in each segment net of any applicable taxes.

  • The water utilities industry consists of all water that is collected, treated and distributed to agricultural, industrial, and residential end-users.

  • All currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2019 annual average exchange rates.

  • Figures presented in this report are calculated applying the “middle path” scenario – this is based on the current situation in countries where the epidemic burst first, like China as a model countries and the announcements made by governments, stating that the abnormal situation may last up to six months.

  • The assumption has been made that after this time the economy will gradually go back to the levels recorded before the pandemics by the end of the year. It is also assumed that there is no widespread economic crisis as seen back in 2008 due to announced pay-outs across countries.

  • At the moment of preparation of this report in December 2020 the economic implications of the lock downs of many economics are still very difficult to predict as there is no indication how long the pandemics could last, the number of sectors forced to stay closed and the scale of the governmental’ aid involved.

  • The Gas segment is expected to be the industry’s most lucrative in 2020, with total revenues of $2,915.4bn, equivalent to 46% of the industry’s overall value.

  • The performance of the industry is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 4% for the five-year period 2020 – 2025, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $7,731.2bn by the end of 2025.


  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the global utilities industry.

  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the global utilities industry.

  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key utilities industry players’ global operations and financial performance.

  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the global utilities industry with five year forecasts.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

1.1. Market value

1.2. Market value forecast

1.3. Category segmentation

1.4. Geography segmentation

1.5. Competitive Landscape

2 Introduction

2.1. What is this report about?

2.2. Who is the target reader?

2.3. How to use this report

2.4. Definitions

3 Global Utilities

3.1. Market Overview

3.2. Market Data

3.3. Market Segmentation

3.4. Market outlook

3.5. Five forces analysis

4 Macroeconomic Indicators

4.1. Country data

5 Utilities in Asia-Pacific

5.1. Market Overview

5.2. Market Data

5.3. Market Segmentation

5.4. Market outlook

5.5. Five forces analysis

6 Utilities in Europe

6.1. Market Overview

6.2. Market Data

6.3. Market Segmentation

6.4. Market outlook

6.5. Five forces analysis

7 Macroeconomic Indicators

7.1. Country data

8 Utilities in France

8.1. Market Overview

8.2. Market Data

8.3. Market Segmentation

8.4. Market outlook

8.5. Five forces analysis

9 Macroeconomic Indicators

9.1. Country data

Companies Mentioned

  • Veolia Environnement S.A.

  • Korea Electric Power Corporation

  • EDF Energy Holdings Ltd

  • OAO Gazprom

  • Engie SA

  • Total S.E.


  • Enel SpA

  • Hera SpA

  • Edison S.p.A.

  • The Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings., Incorporated

  • Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

  • Kurita Water Industries Ltd

  • The Kansai Electric Power Co, Incorporated

  • Sydney Water Corporation

  • AGL Energy Limited

  • Synergy

  • Origin Energy Limited

  • Hydro-Quebec

  • Enbridge Inc.

  • BC Hydro

  • Suncor Energy Inc.

  • PetroChina Company Limited

  • Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd

  • Sinopec Zhongyuan Petrochemical Co Ltd

  • RWE AG

  • Eneco Holding NV

  • Equinor ASA.

  • Endesa SA

  • Naturgy Energy Group SA

  • Iberdrola, S.A.

  • Centrica plc

  • Thames Water Utilities Ltd

  • E.ON SE

  • Electricite de France SA

  • Exelon Corporation

  • Southern Company

  • Duke Energy Corporation

  • NextEra Energy, Inc.

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