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Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Size - By Installation (Outdoor, Indoor), By Cooling (Dry Type, Oil Immersed), By Phase (Single, Three), By Application (Residential & Commercial, Utility, Industrial), By Rating & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Feb 2024
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Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Size

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market was valued at USD 10.3 billion in 2023 and is projected to grow at over 7.7% CAGR between 2024 and 2032, due to the Increasing demand for electricity worldwide along with urbanization and industrialization.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market

The emphasis on grid modernization and the integration of renewable energy sources contribute to market growth. Moreover, government initiatives aimed at improving energy infrastructure and reducing carbon emissions further propel the distribution transformer market development.

COVID–19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mixed impact on the closed-core distribution transformer market. While initial disruptions in supply chains and project delays occurred due to lockdowns and restrictions, the market has also witnessed increased demand for reliable electricity infrastructure to support remote work and healthcare needs. Moreover, uncertainties in supply chain networks and economic downturns have influenced investment decisions, affecting market growth trajectories.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Trends

Closed-core distribution transformer industry is poised to grow substantially owing to the growing focus on energy efficiency and sustainability, which in turn drives the demand for eco-friendly transformer technologies. In addition, advancements in insulation materials & design techniques are enhancing transformer reliability and longevity. The market is also witnessing increased adoption of renewable energy sources, necessitating transformers capable of accommodating fluctuating power inputs.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Analysis

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Size, By Installation, 2022 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on installation, the outdoor installed distribution transformers segment held a major market share of over 60% in 2023. The increasing demand for electricity infrastructure in expanding urban areas and remote locations drives the need for outdoor-installed closed-core distribution transformers. However, outdoor installations offer advantages such as accessibility, reduced space constraints, and easier maintenance. The rise of renewable energy projects, particularly in rural settings, further fuels the demand for outdoor transformers to support grid expansion and connectivity. 

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Revenue Share, By Cooling, 2023

The oil immersed closed core distribution transformer market is anticipated to grow at over 6.5% CAGR through 2032. Oil-immersed transformers offer efficient cooling properties, enabling reliable operation in various environments. The robust design and insulation properties of oil enhance transformer longevity and performance. The oil-immersed transformers are preferred for outdoor installations due to their ability to withstand harsh weather conditions. The increasing demand for electricity, coupled with infrastructure development projects globally, drives the market growth for oil-immersed cooling solutions. Additionally, the expansion of renewable energy projects further stimulates demand for oil-immersed transformers to support grid integration and stability.

North America Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Size, 2022 - 2032 (USD Billion)

North America Closed Core distribution transformer market is projected to surpass USD 7.5 billion by 2032 on account of infrastructure modernization initiatives, increasing investments in renewable energy projects, and the replacement of aging transformer infrastructure. In addition, stringent energy efficiency regulations and the adoption of smart grid technologies are driving market expansion. As per IEA, Canada, through its Smart Grid Program, is allocating USD 100 million to bolster the deployment of smart grid technologies and integrated systems, which in turn will complement the distribution transformer industry growth. Moreover, the rise in industrial activities and urbanization contributes to increased electricity consumption, necessitating the deployment of efficient and reliable closed-core distribution transformers across the region.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Share

Company Market Share Analysis, 2023, (%)

ABB holds one of the key positions in the industry due to its extensive portfolio of innovative solutions, robust research and development capabilities, and global presence. Leveraging advanced technologies, the company delivers reliable and efficient products tailored to diverse customer needs coupled with strong customer relationships. Moreover, the company's strategic partnerships and continuous investment in enhancing grid infrastructure further strengthen its position as a market leader.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Companies

Some of the major key players operating across the closed core distribution transformer industry are:

  • ABB
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • Celme S.r.l.
  • CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Elsewedy Electric
  • EMCO Limited
  • General Electric
  • Hitachi Energy Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
  • Voltamp

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Industry News

  • In November 2023, Hitachi Energy unveiled a pioneering solution called Transformers with Transient Voltage Protection (TVP) aimed at safeguarding distribution transformers from transient voltage. This innovative technology ensures comprehensive protection of transformers and downstream magnetic equipment during switching events. Notably, Hitachi Energy's Transformers with TVP Technology feature a network-flexible design, making them highly adaptable regardless of network configuration or switching frequency.
  • In October 2023, Hitachi Energy achieved a milestone by supplying distribution transformers with recycled insulation fluid, a result of collaboration with Starke & Sohn GmbH Mineralölwerk, Stena Recycling, and E.ON. This initiative highlights a comprehensive adoption of circular economy principles, emphasizing sustainable production. Hitachi Energy provided E.ON with transformers powered by recycled insulation fluid, sourced from decommissioned E.ON transformers, showcasing a closed-loop value chain model.

This market research report on closed core distribution transformer includes an in–depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of units and revenue in ‘‘000 Units’ and ‘USD Million’ from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Installation

  • Outdoor
  • Indoor

Market, By Cooling

  • Dry type
  • Oil immersed

Market, By Phase

  • Single
  • Three

Market, By Rating

  • ≤ 2.5 MVA
  • 2.6 MVA to 10 MVA
  • > 10 MVA

Market, By Application

  • Residential & Commercial
  • Utility
  • Industrial

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico 
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Russia
    • UK
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Australia
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Qatar
    • Egypt
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Peru
    • Argentina


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Vishal Saini

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of closed core distribution transformer was reached USD 10.3 billion in 2023 and is expected to register over 7.7% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, owing to increasing demand for electricity along with urbanization and industrialization worldwide.

The outdoor segment recorded over 60% share of the closed core distribution transformer market in 2023 and is expected to register an appreciable CAGR from 2024 to 2032, due to the increasing demand for electricity infrastructure in expanding urban areas and remote locations.

North America closed core distribution transformer industry is expected to reach over USD 7.5 billion by 2032, due to infrastructure modernization initiatives and increasing investments in renewable energy projects in the region.

ABB, Celme S.r.l., CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd., Eaton Corporation, Elsewedy Electric, EMCO Limited, ERMCO, General Electric, Hitachi Energy Ltd., and HYOSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES, are some of the major closed core distribution transformer companies worldwide.

Closed Core Distribution Transformer Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 18
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  • Countries covered: 24
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