Gas Insulated Switchgear Market

Gas Insulated Switchgear Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis & Forecast

The global gas insulated switchgear market is projected to reach USD 31.6 billion by 2028 from USD 23.8 billion in 2023, at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of this market primarily due to the expected strengthening of power distribution infrastructure in response to the growing demand for electricity.

The gas insulated switchgear market has been witnessing strong growth as a result of a number of factors, such as the growing need for a steady supply of electricity, the construction of the infrastructure for power transmission and distribution, and the increased emphasis on the integration of renewable energy.

  • Demand for Reliable Electricity Supply
  • Infrastructure Development for Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Focus on Renewable Energy Integration
  • Strict Environmental restrictions
  • Technological Developments
  • Infrastructure Investments in Smart Grids
  • Growing Urbanization and Industrialization

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Demand for Reliable Electricity Supply:

  • As people become more reliant on electricity for a variety of purposes, from home use to industrial operations, the demand for a steady and dependable power source is rising.
  • Power distribution networks are adopting gas-insulated switchgear because it is more reliable, requires less maintenance, and is safer than traditional air-insulated switchgear.

Infrastructure Development for Power Transmission and Distribution:

  • Emerging economies' rapid urbanization, industrialization, and infrastructure development are propelling the networks' growth.
  • Gas insulated switchgear is ideal for urban installations with limited space due to its compact design and great dependability, which is driving market expansion.

Focus on Renewable Energy Integration:

  • The growing popularity of renewable energy sources, such solar and wind power, makes it necessary to build dependable and efficient transmission and distribution infrastructure in order to incorporate these sporadic energy sources into the grid. Gas insulated switchgear increases demand for electricity by facilitating the integration of renewable energy generation into existing networks and enabling efficient power transmission over long distances.
  • Gas insulated switchgear increases demand for electricity by facilitating the integration of renewable energy generation into existing networks and enabling efficient power transmission over long distances.

Strict Environmental restrictions:

  • To cut greenhouse gas emissions and promote eco-friendly technologies, governments all over the world are putting strict environmental restrictions into place.
  • Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas is used as the insulating medium in gas insulated switchgear, which provides excellent insulation qualities and allows for compact designs. But because SF6 is a strong greenhouse gas, there is growing demand to either cut back on its use or create substitute insulating gases, which is driving innovation in the GIS industry.

Technological Developments:

  • The performance and dependability of gas-insulated switchgear are being improved by ongoing developments in circuit breaker technology, monitoring and control systems, and insulation materials.
  • Manufacturers are concentrating on creating GIS solutions with cutting-edge capabilities like remote operation, predictive maintenance, and real-time monitoring in order to satisfy the changing needs of industrial and utility users.

Infrastructure Investments in Smart Grids:

  • Gas insulated switchgear and other advanced switchgear solutions are becoming more and more popular as a result of the use of smart grid technologies for effective energy management and grid optimization. Growth in the market is facilitated by GIS systems' support for the integration of smart grid functions as demand response, voltage regulation, and fault detection, isolation, and restoration (FDIR).

Growing Urbanization and Industrialization:

  • Developing economies are seeing increasing rates of urbanization and industrialization, which is driving up energy consumption and calling for the upgrading and modernization of power infrastructure.
  • Gas insulated switchgear is becoming more and more popular in these markets because it provides space-saving options for urban installations and guarantees dependable power distribution in industrial buildings.

The global gas insulated switchgear industry is poised for continued growth as utilities, industries, and infrastructure developers seek reliable, compact, and environmentally sustainable solutions for power transmission and distribution applications.

Gas Insulated Switchgear Market Share - Global Industry Landscape

A few large key players have a dominant position and a significant regional presence in the gas insulated switchgear market. Some of the leading companies in the gas insulated switchgear industry include:

  • ABB (Switzerland)
  • Schneider Electric (France)
  • General Electric (US)
  • Siemens (Germany)
  • Eaton (Ireland)

These companies compete in the global gas-insulated switchgear market with other regional and niche players by providing advanced technologies, creative goods, and all-inclusive services to cater to the various needs of global consumers. Market share in the GIS sector can change depending on a number of variables, including new product development, geographic reach, client connections, and regulatory compliance.

ABB (Switzerland)

  • ABB is a leading technology company known for its expertise in electrification products, power grids, industrial automation, and robotics. The company serves a broad range of industries, including utilities, transport, and infrastructure. ABB's business operations are organized into four key segments: Electrification Products, Robotics & Discrete Automation, Process Automation, and Motion. Within its Electrification Products segment, ABB offers gas-insulated switchgear, in addition to a comprehensive range of services, products, and interconnected solutions spanning the entire electricity value chain, from substation infrastructure to global consumption.

Schneider Electric (France)

  • Schneider Electric is a leading company specializing in energy management and automation solutions, and it is at the forefront of the digital transformation industry. The company operates through two main segments: Energy Management and Industrial Automation. Within the Energy Management segment, Schneider Electric offers gas insulated switchgear. This segment harnesses the capabilities of low voltage, medium voltage, and secure power solutions, all sharing a common goal of efficiently and reliably managing energy with similar economic characteristics. Schneider Electric has a strong presence in power equipment offerings and conducts its business through primary divisions, which include medium voltage (infrastructure), low voltage (building), secure power (IT), and industrial automation (industry).

General Electric (US)

  • Gas-insulated switchgear solutions are provided by GE, a significant player in the power production and distribution sector, for both AC and DC applications. The company's GIS products are made to maximize substation space use, lower maintenance costs, and improve grid reliability.

Siemens (Germany)

  • Gas-insulated switchgear solutions for a range of applications, including power transmission and distribution, are offered by Siemens, a leading global supplier. The company provides a wide range of GIS products, such as compact substations, medium and high voltage switchgear, and associated services.

Eaton (Ireland)

  • Eaton is a multinational power management firm that offers gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) and other electrical distribution and control systems. Compact metal-enclosed switchgear known as "gas-insulated switchgear" use pressurized sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas as an insulating medium.

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