Global smart grid deployments have paved the way for advanced grid optimization opportunities for utilities seeking to take their electric grid into the 21st century. Such efforts will drive the market for global Substation Automation systems to $15.58 billion by 2020. Substation automation systems allow electric utilities to optimize their substations and thus their overall distribution systems through the use of an array of technologies such as communication networks, switches, voltage regulators, sensors, substation monitors, intelligent electronic devices (IEDs), and data analytics packages. Companies such as ABB, GE, Schneider Electric, Alstom Grid, and Siemens are striving to capture the lion’s share of the Substation Automation market. However, niche technology vendors have an opportunity to develop next generation systems and software to build advanced substation systems (rather than retrofits).
This analysis-ready strategic dataset includes global Substation Automation system market forecasts from 2012 to 2020, regional forecasts, and country specific forecasts for fifteen countries (Premium members have access to all datasets). In 2012, North America accounted for 40% of the global market, while Europe and Asia-Pacific accounted for 20% and 25%, respectively. By 2020, Asia-Pacific will hold 39% of the global Substation Automation market, while North America and Europe will account for 25% and 18% of the market, respectively. By 2020, China, the U.S. and Japan will be the three largest markets for Substation Automation technologies.
Major technologies in the data-set include Control and Protection, IT Systems and Applications, Communication Networks, and Monitors, IEDs, and Sensors. In 2012 Communication Networks and Monitors, IEDs, and Sensors accounted for 59% of the global Substation Automation market. By 2020, Communication Networks and Monitors, IEDs, and Sensors will account for 58% of the market. In 2012 55% of market was made up of new and advanced substation systems (vs. 45% for retrofit systems). In 2020, new and advanced substation systems will account for 60% of the global market (vs. 40% for retrofit systems).
Market Forecasts Included in this Data Set
Global Substation Automation Systems Market Value, 2012 – 2020
Global Substation Automation Systems by Automation Type, 2012 – 2020
Advanced System Design
Global Substation Automation Systems Market Value by Technology, 2012 – 2020
Control & Protection
IT Systems and Applications
Monitors, IEDs and Sensors
Global Substations (counts) to be Automated by Region, 2012 – 2020
Central & South America
Global Substation Automation Systems Market Value by Region, 2012 – 2020
Central & South America
Substation Automation Systems Market Value by Country, 2012 – 2020
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