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Portable Generator Market by Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, Gas), Application (Emergency, Continuous), Power Rating (<5 kW, 5–10 kW, > 10 kW), End-User (Residential, Commercial, Industrial), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

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Publishing Date: January 2018
Report Code: EP 5879

 

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The global portable generator market was valued at USD 1.85 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 2.28 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.66%, from 2017 to 2022.

The years considered for the study are as follows:

  • Base Year: 2016
  • Estimated Year: 2017
  • Projected Year: 2022
  • Forecast Period: 2017–2022

The base year considered for company profiles is 2016. Whenever information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

Objectives of the Study

  • To define, describe, and forecast the global portable generator market by fuel type, power rating, application, end-user, and region
  • To provide detailed information regarding the major factors influencing the growth of the portable generator market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, industry-specific challenges, winning imperatives, and burning issues related to the market)
  • To strategically analyze the portable generator market with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and contribution of each segment to the market
  • To analyze opportunities in the market for stakeholders and provide details of a competitive landscape for market leaders
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares and core competencies
  • To track and analyze competitive developments such as contracts & agreements, expansions, new product developments, and mergers & acquisitions in the portable generator market

Research Methodology

This research study involved the use of extensive secondary sources, directories, journals on energy storage, and other related reports; newsletters and databases such as Hoover’s, Bloomberg, Businessweek, and Factiva, among others, to identify and collect information useful for a technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the global portable generator market. The primary sources include several industry experts from the core and related industries, vendors, preferred suppliers, technology developers, alliances, and organizations related to all the segments of this industry’s value chain.  The research methodology has been explained below.

  • Study of annual revenues and market developments of major players providing portable generator solutions
  • Assessment of future trends and growth of rated capacity
  • Assessment of the portable generator market with respect to the technology used for different applications

After arriving at the overall market size, the total market was split into several segments and sub-segments. The figure given below illustrates the breakdown of primary interviews conducted during the research study on the basis of company type, designation, and region.

Portable Generator Market

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Leading players in the portable generator market include Honda (Japan), Briggs & Stratton (US), Kohler (US), and Generac (US), among others.

Target Audience:

  • Portable generator manufacturing companies
  • Manufacturers associations
  • Petrol and diesel engine manufacturers
  • Suppliers of parts and components for engines and generators
  • Institutional investors
  • Government and research organizations

Scope of the Report:

  • By Application
    • Emergency
    • Prime/Continuous
  • By Fuel
    • Gasoline
    • Diesel
    • Natural Gas
    • Others
  • By End-User
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
  • By Power Rating
    • Less than 5kW
    • 5–10kW
    • Above 10kW
  • By Region
    • North America
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • Middle East and Africa
    • South America

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With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations as per the client’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

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  • Further breakdown of region/country-specific analyses

Company Information

  • Detailed analyses and profiling of additional market players (up to 5)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 13)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Market Covered
           1.3.2 Regional Scope
    1.4 Years Considered for the Study
    1.5 Currency
    1.6 Limitations
    1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Portable Generator Market
    4.2 Portable Generator Market, By End-User
    4.3 Portable Generator Market, By Fuel Type
    4.4 Portable Generator Market, By Power Rating

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 32)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Business Continuity During Natural Calamities
                    5.2.1.2 Increasing Demand for Uninterrupted and Reliable Power Supply
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Adoption of Energy Storage Technologies
                    5.2.2.2 Limited Power Generation Capacity of Portable Generators
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Increased Use of Bi-Fuel and Inverter Generators
                    5.2.3.2 Growth of the Construction Sector in Brics Nations and Developing Countries
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 Stringent Government Regulations for Diesel Engines
                    5.2.4.2 High Operation and Maintenance Costs
    5.3 Innovations in the Portable Generator Market
           5.3.1 Diesel Portable Generator With Battery Unit
           5.3.2 Integration of Bluetooth

6 Portable Generator Market, By End-User (Page No. - 40)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Residential
    6.3 Commercial
    6.4 Industrial

7 Portable Generator Market, By Power Rating (Page No. - 44)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Less Than 5 kW
    7.3 5 kW–10 kW
    7.4 10 kW-20kW

8 Portable Generator Market, By Fuel Type (Page No. - 48)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Gasoline (Petrol)
    8.3 Diesel
    8.4 Natural Gas
    8.5 Other (Propane, Lpg and Biodiesel)

9 Portable Generator Market, By Application (Page No. - 53)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Emergency
    9.3 Prime/Continuous

10 Portable Generator Market, By Region (Page No. - 57)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 US
             10.2.2 Canada
             10.2.3 Mexico
     10.3 Asia Pacific
             10.3.1 China
             10.3.2 India
             10.3.3 Australia
             10.3.4 Japan
             10.3.5 South Korea
             10.3.6 Rest of Asia Pacific
     10.4 Europe
             10.4.1 Germany
             10.4.2 France
             10.4.3 Uk
             10.4.4 Russia
             10.4.5 Rest of Europe
     10.5 Middle East & Africa
             10.5.1 Saudi Arabia
             10.5.2 UAE
             10.5.3 South Africa
             10.5.4 Nigeria
             10.5.5 Algeria
             10.5.6 Rest of the Middle East & Africa
     10.6 South America
             10.6.1 Brazil
             10.6.2 Argentina
             10.6.3 Rest of South America

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 86)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Portable Generator Market Ranking, 2016
     11.3 Competitive Scenario
             11.3.1 Contracts & Agreements
             11.3.2 New Product Launches
             11.3.3 Investments & Expansions
             11.3.4 Partnerships & Collaborations
             11.3.5 Mergers & Acquisitions

12 Company Profile (Page No. - 91)
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
     12.1 Company Benchmarking
     12.2 Briggs & Straton
     12.3 Honda
     12.4 Kohler
     12.5 Yamaha
     12.6 Kubota
     12.7 Champion
     12.8 Siemens
     12.9 Caterpillar
     12.1 Atlas Copco
     12.11 Eaton
     12.12 Honeywell
     12.13 Wacker Neuson
     12.14 Generac

*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 115)
     13.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     13.2 Discussion Guide
     13.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     13.4 Introducing Rt: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     13.5 Available Customizations
     13.6 Related Reports
     13.7 Author Details


List of Tables (77 Tables)

Table 1 Portable Generator Market Snapshot
Table 2 Weather-Related Power Outages in the Us, 2003–2012
Table 3 Tier 4 Emission Standards for Non-Road Compression Ignition Engines
Table 4 Indian Emission Standards for Diesel Generator Sets Up to 75 kW (2014)
Table 5 Europe: Proposed Stage V Emission Standards for Non-Road Engines (Nre)
Table 6 Cost Comparison of Solar Pv, Diesel Generators, and Gas Generators
Table 7 Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 8 Residential: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 9 Commercial: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 10 Industrial: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 11 Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 12 Less Than 5 kW: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 13 5 kW–10 kW: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 14 Above 10 kW: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 15 Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 16 Gasoline (Petrol): Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 17 Diesel: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 18 Natural Gas: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 19 Other Fuel: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 20 Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 21 Emergency: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 22 Prime/ContinuoUS: Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 23 Portable Generator Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 24 North America: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 25 North America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 26 North America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 27 North America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 28 North America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Country, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 29 US: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 30 Canada: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 31 Mexico: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 32 Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 33 Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 34 Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 35 Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 36 Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By Country, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 37 China: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 38 India: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 39 Australia: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 40 Japan: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 41 South Korea: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 42 Rest of Asia Pacific: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 43 Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 44 Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 45 Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 46 Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 47 Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By Country, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 48 Germany: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 49 France: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 50 UK: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 51 Russia: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 52 Rest of Europe: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 53 Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 54 Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 55 Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 56 Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 57 Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By Country, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 58 Saudi Arabia: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 59 UAE: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 60 South Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 61 Nigeria: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 62 Algeria: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 63 Rest of the Middle East & Africa: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 64 South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 65 South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Fuel Type, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 66 South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Power Rating, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 67 South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Application, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 68 South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By Country, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 69 Brazil: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 70 Argentina: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 71 Rest of South America: Portable Generator Market Size, By End-User, 2015-2022 (USD Million)
Table 72 Market Developments Between 2014–2017
Table 73 Contracts & Agreements, 2017
Table 74 New Product Launches, 2014–2017
Table 75 Investments & Expansions, 2014–2017
Table 76 Partnerships & Collaborations, 2014–2015
Table 77 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014–2016


List of Figures (39 Figures)

Figure 1 Portable Generator Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Countries Covered
Figure 3 Research Design
Figure 4 Breakdown of Primaries: By Company Type, Designation, and Region
Figure 5 Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 6 Top-Down Approach
Figure 7 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 8 Portable Generator Market, By Region, 2017–2022 (USD Million)
Figure 9 Portable Generator Market, By End-User, 2016 (USD Million)
Figure 10 Portable Generator Market, By Fuel Type, 2016 (USD Million)
Figure 11 Portable Generator Market, By Application, 2016 (USD Million)
Figure 12 Increasing Weather Related Power Outages and Rising Demand for Interrupted Power Supply is Expected to Drive the Portable Generators Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 Residential Segment is Leading the Portable Generator Market, 2017–2022
Figure 14 Gasoline Segment Dominated the Portable Generator Market in 2016
Figure 15 5–10 kW Portable Generator Segment Led the Portable Generator Market
Figure 16 Market Dynamics for the Portable Generator Market
Figure 17 Energy Storage Installation Capacities, 2012–2014
Figure 18 Emission Regulations in the US and Canada for Non-Emergency and Mobile Generator Sets
Figure 19 Europe: Stage III A, III B, and IV Emission Standards for Non-Automobile Diesel Engines
Figure 20 5 kW-10kW Segment Held the Largest Market in Portable Generator in 2016
Figure 21 Gasoline (Petrol) Segment Held the Largest Market Share in Portable Generator in 2016
Figure 22 Emergency Segment Held the Largest Market Share for Portable Generator Market in 2016
Figure 23 North America to Dominate the Portable Generator Market in 2017
Figure 24 Demand of Portable Generators in China is Expected to Grow at the Fastest Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 25 North America: Market Snapshot
Figure 26 Asia Pacific: Market Snapshot
Figure 27 Key Developments Adopted By the Top Players in the Portable Generator Market, 2014–2017
Figure 28 Honda Lead the Portable Generator Market in 2016
Figure 29 Briggs & Straton: Company Snapshot
Figure 30 Honda: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 Yamaha: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 Kubota: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Siemens: Company Snapshot
Figure 34 Caterpillar: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Atlas Copco: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Eaton: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Honeywell: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Wacker Neuson: Company Snapshot
Figure 39 Generac: Company Snapshot

The portable generator market is projected to be USD 1.91 Billion in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.66%, during the forecast period, to reach a market size of USD 2.28 Billion by 2022. The increasing number of weather-related power outages and the growing demand for uninterrupted and reliable power supply in developed and developing nations are expected to drive the global portable generator market during the forecast period.

The portable generator market has been segmented, by end-user, into residential, commercial, and industrial. The residential end-user segment led the portable generator market in 2016. Portable generators are mainly used to run the small-sized and medium loads, including household appliances, small-sized to medium industrial machineries such as air compressors, drills, vibrators, and agricultural applications. The increasing number of weather-related and non-weather-related (aging grid) power outages are creating problems for small and medium scale businesses. Frequent power outages due to weather-related and aging grids are the main drivers for the portable generator market.

The report segments the portable generator market on the basis of fuel type, into gasoline (petrol), diesel, natural gas, and others which includes LPG, propane, and bio-diesel. The others segment is the fastest growing segment of the portable generator market. The increased focus on environment-friendly technologies around the world is driving the market for LPG-, propane-, and bio-diesel fuel-based portable generators.

On the basis of power rating, the portable generator market has been segmented into < 5 kW, 5 to 10 kW, and 10 to 20 kW. The 5 to 10 kW segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period. 5 to 10 kW generators find applications in air compressors, drills, high-pressure washers, and industrial motors and these portable generators can handle a huge amount of load.

On the basis of application, the portable generator market has been segmented into emergency and prime/continuous power. The prime/continuous power segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period. Increasing construction activities in countries such as China, India, the US, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia are expected to create the demand for portable generators for prime/continuous power applications.

In this report, the portable generator market has been analyzed with respect to five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East and Africa. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing market for portable generators during the forecast period. Asia Pacific is the home to two of the fastest-growing economies, India and China. The building and construction market is on the rise in India and China, due to current government initiatives such as smart cities and green building initiatives, which are expected to create the demand for portable generators during the forecast period.

Portable Generator Market

The major factor restraining the growth of the portable generator market is the increased adoption of energy storage technologies. Stringent government regulations for diesel-powered portable generators along with high operational and maintenance costs are the major restraints for the portable generator market.

Some of the major players in the portable generator market are Honda Motor (Japan), Briggs & Stratton (US), Co. (US), Generac (US), and Yamaha (Japan). These players have adopted growth strategies such as new product launches, contracts & agreements, mergers & acquisitions, and expansions to capture a larger share of the portable generator market.

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