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Power Transformer Market by Rating (Small Power Transformer (Up to 60MVA), Medium Power Transformer (61 – 600MVA), Large Power Transformer (Above 600MVA)), by Type of Cooling Method (Oil-Cooled and Air-Cooled), & Region - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020

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Publishing Date: November 2015
Report Code: EP 3890

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Global energy production has increased over the past decade, from 15,409.0 TWH in 2000 to 23,536.5 TWH in 2014. This has also led to the increasing need for expanding T&D networks globally; new T&D infrastructure needs USD 1.9 Trillion in cumulative investment by 2024 to meet the growing energy demands. This includes substations, power lines, and associated equipment and new technology. Governments worldwide are investing in T&D network expansion projects, increasing the demand for power transformers. The power transformer market is projected to reach USD 29.9 Billion by 2020, from USD 20.7 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period.

The power transformer report has been arrived at by using regional data for T&D investments, T&D projects. Finally, the global values have been arrived at by adding the power transformer markets of individual regions. The power transformer market has been segmented on the basis of its type of cooling method, rating, and region. The years considered for the study are:

  • Historical Year – 2013
  • Base Year – 2014
  • Estimated Year – 2015
  • Projected Year – 2020
  • Forecast Period – 2015 to 2020

For company profiles, 2014 has been considered. Where information is unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

  • This research study involves the extensive usage of secondary sources, directories, and databases (such as Hoovers, Bloomberg, Businessweek, Factiva, and OneSource) to identify and collect information useful for this technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the power transformer market.
  • In-depth interviews have been conducted with various primary respondents that include key industry participants, subject matter experts, C-level executives of key market players, and industry consultants among other experts.
  • The market for the power transformer report was arrived at by using regional data for the T&D expansion projects and the relative investments in the T&D sector. Finally, the global values were arrived at by adding the power transformers markets for individual regions.
  • After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and subsegments. In order to complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at exact statistics for all the segments and subsegments, the data triangulation and market breakdown procedure has been employed, wherever applicable.
  • The data has been triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both the demand and supply sides. Along with this, the market has been validated using both the top-down and bottom-up approaches.

The figure below shows the breakdown of the primaries on the basis of company, designation, and region, conducted during the research study.

Power Transformer Market

The power transformer market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period. T&D investment would approximately account for 40% of the total power infrastructure spending. Investments in renewable energy sources has increased from USD 60 Billion in 2000 to USD 300 Billion in 2011. However, for many emerging economies, keeping up with the increasing electricity demand is a huge investment challenge, and current investment trends provide some warning signs for the adequacy of power supply.

Power Transformer Market

This report caters to the requirements of certain stakeholders in the power transformer market which include power transformer manufacturing companies, utility companies, industrial associations, and private equity investors among others.

Scope of the report

On the basis of rating

  • Small Power Transformer (Up to 60MVA)
  • Medium Power Transformer (61 - 600MVA)
  • Large Power Transformer (Above 600MVA)

On the basis of type of cooling method

  • Oil-Cooled
  • Air-Cooled

On the basis of Region

  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Europe
  • Africa

Available Customizations:

The available customization for the power transformer market report includes the following:

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (Up to 5)
  • Country-wise analysis can be extended by one country for every region

Related Reports:

The power transformer market report is related to the following reports already available in the MarketsandMarkets data repository:

  • Smart Transformers Market by Type (Power, Distribution, Specialty, and Instrument), Application (Smart Grid, Traction Locomotive, Electric Vehicle Charging, and Others) & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Table of Content

1 Introduction (Page No. - 18)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 22)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.1.2 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions & Limitations
           2.4.1 Assumptions
           2.4.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 29)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 35)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities for Power Transformers
    4.2 Small Power Transformers are Estimated to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
    4.3 Oil-Cooled Power Transformers Led the Power Transformer Market in 2014
    4.4 China is Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Market for Power Transformer
    4.5 Top Seven Countries in the Power Transformer Market
    4.6 The Demand for Oil-Free Power Transformers is Projected to Increase From 2015 to 2020

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 42)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Rating
           5.2.2 By Cooling Type
           5.2.3 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Modernization of Existing Power Grids
                    5.3.1.2 High Demand and Initiatives for Smart Grid Development
                    5.3.1.3 Growth of the Renewable Energy Sector
                    5.3.1.4 Emerging Demand in High-Growth Markets
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Reluctance to Replace Aging Infrastructure
                    5.3.2.2 Standardization of Products
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Deployment of Green Transformers
                    5.3.3.2 Increasing Investments in T&D Infrastructure
                    5.3.3.3 Expanding Cross-Border Electricity Trade
                    5.3.3.4 HVDC Transmission Methods for Long-Distance Transmission
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Delays in Grid Expansion Projects
    5.4 Value Chain Analysis
    5.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           5.5.1 Threat of New Entrants
                    5.5.1.1 High Capex and R&D Costs
           5.5.2 Threat of Substitutes
                    5.5.2.1 No Substitute for Power Transformers Currently Available
           5.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
                    5.5.3.1 Limited Product Differentiation
                    5.5.3.2 Large Number of Suppliers
           5.5.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
                    5.5.4.1 Equipment Providers Outnumber Buyers
           5.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
                    5.5.5.1 Market Dominated By A Few Players

6 Power Transformers Market, By Rating (Page No. - 57)
    6.1 Introduction
           6.1.1 Small Power Transformers
           6.1.2 Medium Power Transformers
           6.1.3 Large Power Transformers

7 Power Transformers Market, By Cooling Type (Page No. - 62)
    7.1 Introduction
           7.1.1 Oil-Cooled Power Transformers
           7.1.2 Air-Cooled Power Transformers

8 Power Transformer Market, By Region (Page No. - 67)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 North America
           8.2.1 U.S.
           8.2.2 Canada
           8.2.3 Mexico
    8.3 Europe
           8.3.1 U.K.
           8.3.2 Germany
           8.3.3 France
           8.3.4 Russia
           8.3.5 Rest of Europe
    8.4 Asia
           8.4.1 China
           8.4.2 India
           8.4.3 Australia
           8.4.4 Japan
           8.4.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    8.5 South America
           8.5.1 Brazil
           8.5.2 Argentina
           8.5.3 Rest of South America
    8.6 Middle East
           8.6.1 Saudi Arabia
           8.6.2 Uae
           8.6.3 Kuwait
           8.6.4 Qatar
           8.6.5 Rest of the Middle East
    8.7 Africa
           8.7.1 South Africa
           8.7.2 Nigeria
           8.7.3 Rest of Africa

9 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 107)
    9.1 Overview
    9.2 Competitive Situation & Trends
    9.3 Contracts & Agreements
    9.4 Expansion
    9.5 New Product Development
    9.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 115)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 ABB Ltd.
             10.2.1 Business Overview
             10.2.2 Products Offered
             10.2.3 Developments, 2011–2015
             10.2.4 ABB Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
             10.2.5 MnM View
     10.3 Siemens AG
             10.3.1 Business Overview
             10.3.2 Products Offered
             10.3.3 Developments, 2011–2015
             10.3.4 Siemens AG:SWOT Analysis
             10.3.5 MnM View
     10.4 General Electric Company
             10.4.1 Business Overview
             10.4.2 Products Offered
             10.4.3 Developments, 2014–2015
             10.4.4 General Electric Company: SWOT Analysis
             10.4.5 MnM View
     10.5 Crompton Greaves Limited
             10.5.1 Business Overview
             10.5.2 Products Offered
             10.5.3 Developments, 2011–2015
             10.5.4 Crompton Greaves Limited: SWOT Analysis
             10.5.5 MnM View
     10.6 Toshiba Corporation
             10.6.1 Business Overview
             10.6.2 Products Offered
             10.6.3 Developments, 2012–2015
             10.6.4 Toshiba: SWOT Analysis
             10.6.5 MnM View
     10.7 Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
             10.7.1 Business Overview
             10.7.2 Products Offered
             10.7.3 Developments, 2011–2015
     10.8 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
             10.8.1 Business Overview
             10.8.2 Products Offered
             10.8.3 Developments, 2012–2015
     10.9 Hyosung Group
             10.9.1 Business Overview
             10.9.2 Products Offered
             10.9.3 Developments, 2012–2015
     10.10 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
             10.10.1 Business Overview
             10.10.2 Products Offered
             10.10.3 Developments, 2012–2015
     10.11 SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc.
             10.11.1 Business Overview
             10.11.2 Products Offered
             10.11.3 Developments, 2011–2015

11 Appendix (Page No. - 145)
     11.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     11.2 Discussion Guide
     11.3 Other Developments
             11.3.1 Contracts & Agreements
             11.3.2 Expansion
             11.3.3 New Product Launch
             11.3.4 Joint Ventures
     11.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     11.5 Available Customizations
     11.6 Related Reports


List of Tables (67 Tables)

Table 1 Global T&D Infrastructure Expansion Plans
Table 2 Global Power Transformer Market, By Rating, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 3 Small Power Transformers (Up to 60 Mva), By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 4 Medium  Power Transformers (Up to 60 - 600 Mva), By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 5 Large Power Transformers (Above 600 Mva), By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 6 Global Power Transformer Market, By Cooling Type, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 7 Oil-Cooled Power Transformers, By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 8 Air-Cooled Power Transformers, By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 9 Power Transformer Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Billion)
Table 10 North America: Power Transformer Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 North America: Power Transformer Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 North America: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 13 North America: Medium Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 North America: Large Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 U.S.: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating , 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Canada: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Mexico: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Europe: Power Transformer Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Europe: Power Transformer Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Europe: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Europe: Medium Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Europe: Large Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 U.K.: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020  (USD Million)
Table 24 Germany: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 France: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Russia: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Rest of Europe: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020  (USD Million)
Table 28 Asia-Pacific: Power Transformer Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Asia-Pacific: Power Transformer Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Asia-Pacific: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 Asia-Pacific: Medium Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Asia-Pacific: Large Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 China: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 India: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Australia: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Japan: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Rest of Asia-Pacific: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 South America: Power Transformer Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020  (USD Million)
Table 39 South America: Power Transformer Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 South America: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 South America: Medium Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 South America: Large Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Brazil: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Argentina: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Rest of South America: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Middle East: Power Transformer Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Middle East: Power Transformer Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Middle East: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Middle East: Medium Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Middle East: Large Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Saudi Arabia: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 UAE: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020  (USD Million)
Table 53 Kuwait: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Qatar: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 Rest of Middle East: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 Africa: By Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Africa: By Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Africa: Small Power Transformer Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Africa: Medium By Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 Africa: Large By Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 South Africa: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 Nigeria: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 Rest of Africa: By Market Size, By Rating, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Contracts & Agreements, 2015
Table 65 Expansions, 2013–2014
Table 66 New Product Developments, 2013–2015
Table 67 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014


List of Figures (38 Figures)

Figure 1 Power Transformer Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 4 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 5 Asia-Pacific Dominated the Power Transformer Market in 2014
Figure 6 Power Transformer Market: Ratings Snapshot
Figure 7 Asia-Pacific to Generate the Highest Demand for Power Transformers During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 The Oil-Free Power Transformer Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 9 New T&D Line Expansion Projects are Expected to Drive the Power Transformer Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 The Large Power Transformer Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR From 2015 to 2020
Figure 11 Oil-Cooled Power Transformers Held the Largest Market Share in 2013
Figure 12 China is Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 China, U.S., & India are Expected to Acquire More Than 30% of the Total Market Share From 2015 to 2020
Figure 14 The Oil-Free Power Transformer Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 15 Power Transformer Market Segmentation: By Rating
Figure 16 Power Transformer Market Segmentation: By Cooling Type
Figure 17 Power Transformer Market Segmentation: By Region
Figure 18 Replacement of Aging Infrastructure to Propel Market Growth
Figure 19 Smart Grid Investments in U.S., 2013, (USD Billion)
Figure 20 Global Investment in Renewable Sector, (USD Billion)
Figure 21 Global Energy Consumption, By Regions, 2013, (Mtoe)
Figure 22 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 23 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Intensity of Competitive Rivalry is High in the Power Transformer Market
Figure 24 Regional Snapshot: Rapid Growth Markets are Emerging as New Hotspots
Figure 25 Companies Adopted Contracts & Agreements as the Key Growth Strategy, 2011–2015
Figure 26 Market Evaluation Framework
Figure 27 Battle for Market Share: Contracts & Agreements is the Key Strategy
Figure 28 Regional Revenue Mix of Top 5 Market Players
Figure 29 ABB Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 30 Siemens AG: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 General Electric Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 Crompton Greaves Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Toshiba Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 34 Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Hyosung Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc.: Company Snapshot

Power transformer market is projected to reach USD 29.91 Billion by 2020, from an estimated USD 20.71 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2015 to 2020. Governments worldwide, due to the rapid increase in electricity demand, are not only focusing on raising generation capacities but also emphasizing on improving T&D infrastructure. The global electricity demand is projected to grow at an annual rate of 2.4% from 2009 to 2035. Investments have been high in power transmission & distribution sector in developed as well as developing countries.

Currently, small power transformer is the largest segment of the power transformer market, primarily due to its use in various applications. However, large power transformer is the fastest growing segment. With countries emphasizing on reducing transmission losses, the use of high voltage transmission technologies such as EHV, UHV, and HVDC has also gone up.

Oil-cooled power transformer segment is projected to hold a larger market size as compared to air-cooled power transformers. This is due to the fact that oil-cooled power transformers are considered safer while dealing high voltage applications. With growing high voltage transmission network expansion activities, the oil-cooled power transformer market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific was the largest market for power transformers in 2014, and is expected to dominate the market till 2020. Europe is the second largest market, partly due to the replacement of aging infrastructure activities going on in the region. Meanwhile, Asia-Pacific is also the fastest growing market for power transformers, as the region is witnessing some of the largest T&D expansions being carried out due to rapidly increasing demand in countries such as India and China.

The demand for power transformers is increasing globally because of numerous T&D expansion projects and grid interconnection projects between countries. Siemens AG (Germany) is constructing a USD 450m high-voltage direct current transmission link between Ethiopia and Kenya. The Ethiopia-Kenya Power Systems Interconnection Project will be roughly 1,000 kilometers long and will transmit hydroelectricity. Five South American countries (Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and Bolivia) are seeking to interconnect their energy systems in search of better regional integration. For Europe to reach its targets for 2020 and 2030, a massive expansion of the power grid is required. All over Europe, there is a significant need for improved and integrated transmission lines, carrying more power. In addition, transition into renewables requires new lines and a restructuring of the grid, to transfer electricity from the place of production to usage. In order to fully optimize the potential of renewables, a better integration of energy markets is also required to exchange electricity across borders. However, reluctance of governments worldwide in taking up capital incentive projects can hamper the power transformer market.

Grid stability and reliability have driven new investments and overall spending in the transmission and distribution markets, with fewer major outages occurring in recent years. Despite a strong focus on grid infrastructure renewal, especially in Europe, there has also been significant expansion of the grid network. In 2011, the total installed transmission and distribution line length reached 69.5 Million kilometers; in 2016, that figure is set to reach 74.2 Million kilometers. In 2011, Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) in transmission and distribution rose to USD 190.21 Billion, and is forecast to increase to USD 231.83 Billion by 2016. There is an ever-increasing capital spend as seen in previous years during the replacement of existing technology with higher-end smart ones.

The power transformer market is largely controlled by four major market players including ABB (Switzerland), Siemens AG (Germany), General Electric (U.S.), and Toshiba (Japan), which control nearly half of the overall market. These companies have the advantage of having large scale manufacturing operations which cater to major T&D network expansion hotspots such as the Middle East and Asia-Pacific among others.

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