Composite Insulators Market Size By Voltage (High, Medium, Low), By Application (Cables and transmission lines, Switchgears, Transformers, Busbars, Others), By Product (Pin, Suspension, Shackle, Other Insulators), By End Use (Residential, Commercial & Industrial, Utilities), By Rating (<11 kV, 11 kV, 22 kV, 33 kV, 72.5 kV, 145 kV, 220 kV, 400 kV, 800 kV, 1200 kV), By Installation (Distribution, Transmission, Substation, Railways, Others) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 – 2024

Published Date: Dec 2018  |  Report ID: GMI3029  |  Authors: Ankit Gupta, Aditya Singh Bais

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 700   |   Base Year: 2017

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Composite Insulators Market size was valued over USD 1.5 billion in 2017 and is set to exceed an annual installation of 100 million units by 2024.

Composite insulators are made of a combination of advanced polymers such as composite silicon rubber. High voltage composite insulators market is gaining traction across residential, commercial, industrial, and utility sectors. 

Composite Insulators Market

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Rising investments to refurbish the aging grid networks across developed nations along with the rapid adoption of smart grid technology will boost the global market size. Enhanced expenditure for the modernization of grid networks coupled with government measures to replace unreliable infrastructure in order to mitigate power interruptions will further drive the industry outlook. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) stated that the electric companies in the U.S. invested over USD 160 billion to develop new T&D architecture from 2013 to 2016.

Growing emphasis toward the expansion of grid networks along with massive investments by regulatory authorities for the development of efficient electric infrastructure will stimulate the market growth. The Canada Infrastructure Bank in conjunction with the local and provincial governments authorized an investment of USD 35 billion to transform the country’s outdated grid infrastructure. Ongoing shift toward cost-competitive renewable energy sources for the generation of electricity for the steeply growing population will further propel the industry dynamics.

Composite Insulators Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2017Historical Data for:2013 to 2017
Market Size in 2017:1.5 Billion (USD)Forecast Period:2018 to 2024
Forecast Period 2018 to 2024 CAGR:7.8%No. of Pages:700
2024 Value Projection:2.5 Billion (USD) Tables, Charts & Figures:1271
Geographies covered (43):U.S, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela
Segments covered:Voltage, Application, Product, End Use, Rating, Installation and Region
Growth Drivers:
  • North America
  • Refurbishment of existing grid networks
  • Rising electric infrastructure spending
  • Europe
  • Rapid smart grid adoption
  • Expansion of sustainable electricity networks
  • Asia Pacific and MEA
  • Increasing investment toward power generation
  • Increasing demand for electricity
  • Restructuring of electrical networks across war affected nations
  • Latin America
  • Increasing demand for sustainable electrical networks
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  •  Fluctuating raw material cost

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Composite Insulators Market, By Voltage

Continuous development of transmission infrastructure to avail safe and reliable power across developing nations will boost the high voltage composite insulators industry. Considerable investments by utilities for transmitting electricity over long distance will further stimulate the industry landscape. Light weight, durability, good hydrophobicity and resistance against vandalism are some of the significant features contributing to the increased product adoption in HV lines.

Medium voltage composite insulators industry will grow on account of the large-scale adoption of these insulators across commercial and industrial areas. Favorable power distribution reforms along with increasing commercialization and industrialization will further enhance the product demand.

Composite Insulators Market, By Application

China Composite Insulators Market By Application

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Cables and transmission lines will witness significant growth on account of increasing development of HVDC lines. Growing legislative support for the expansion of cross border transmission systems will further propel the industry landscape. Ability of these insulators to withstand the conductor load and minimize the leakage current will enhance their deployment.

Transformers held over 19% of the global market share in 2017. Rising electric infrastructure spending along with continuous industrial expansions across emerging economies will foster the industry growth. Investments by government authorities to reduce transmission losses will further propel the industry landscape.

Composite Insulators Market, By Product

Suspension composite insulators market will grow on account of their widespread application across high voltage areas. These consist of metal discs in form of a string with number of discs varying as per the voltage grade. Ability to offer economical operation when compared to its counterparts will further boost the product landscape.

Pin insulators are anticipated to expand over 7% by 2024. These insulators find applicability in overhead lines for voltages up to 33 kV and are prevalent across distribution and sub-transmission lines. Operational flexibility, high anti-fog performance and ease of manufacturing are some of the key parameters stimulating the product adoption.

Composite Insulators Market, By End-Use

Utilities composite insulators will grow on account of increasing R&D expenditures for the modernization of grid networks. Growing emphasis on the establishment of wide-ranging transmission links coupled with adoption of electrification programs will further propel the product demand.

Commercial & industrial composite insulators is expected to grow over 8% by 2024. Growing emphasis on the establishment of wide-ranging frequency distribution links coupled with the establishment of energy-efficiency protocols by the authorities will stimulate the industry landscape.

Composite Insulators Market, By Rating

Increasing demand for reliable and lightweight composite insulators for integrating a sustainable production mechanism will boost the 11 kV composite insulators market. Ongoing expansion of residential areas along with rapid urbanization will positively fuel the product adoption. Furthermore, the operational suitability of these insulators to operate in diverse environments will drive the industry landscape.

33 kV composite insulators market will grow on account of their diverse application across the power & infrastructure sectors. Continuous deployment of electrical networks in residential establishments along with the extension of micro grid networks will positively stimulate the business outlook.

Composite Insulators Market, By Installation

Transmission composite insulators will grow on account of increasing investments by governments to ensure effective grid infrastructure. Subsequent upgradation of power transmission networks for optimized consumption of energy along with grid upgrading projects undertaken by governments of emerging economies will further fuel the industry landscape.


Composite Insulators Market, By Region

 Europe composite insulators market by country

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The U.S. market is anticipated to expand over 6% by 2024. Increasing demand for retrofitting and revamping of the existing grid networks will propel the business landscape. Ongoing infrastructural investments coupled with stringent framework on grid modernization will positively impact the industry growth.

China market, in 2017 was valued over USD 300 million. Government efforts toward renewable power integration and clean energy economy will fuel the industry growth. Support mechanisms and endowments provided by state-owned utilities for the expansion of T&D infrastructure will further propel the business landscape. The State Grid Corporation of China in 2016 announced to expand the electrical transmission infrastructure of the country by increasing its investment by 28% over the period of next five years.

Competitive Market Share

Eminent industry players operating in the industry include General Electric, ABB, Olectra Greentech, Lapp Insulators, Deccan Enterprises, Seves Group and TE Connectivity among others.

Composite Insulators Industry Background

Composite insulator is an insulating material that prevents the undesired flow of current from an electric system and provides a resistive path to the current flow. These are used as a means of insulation to ensure optimum electrical and mechanical strength.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

composite insulators market’s recorded worth was USD 1.5 bn in 2017.
The overall composite insulators market is anticipated to record a CAGR of 7.8% through 2024

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  • Published Date: Dec 2018
  • Pages: 700
  • Tables: 1238
  • Charts / Figures: 33
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Countries covered: 43

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