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Distribution Transformer Market Size By Core (Closed, Shell, Berry), By Winding (Two Winding, Auto Transformer), By Installation (Outdoor, Indoor), By Cooling (Dry Type {Self Air, Air Blast}, Oil Immersed {Self Cooled, Water Cooled, Forced Oil}), By Insulation (Gas, Oil, Solid, Air), By Phase (Single, Three), By Rating (≤2.5 MVA, 2.6 MVA to 10 MVA, >10 MVA), By Mounting (Pad, Pole), By Application (Residential & Commercial, Utility, Industrial), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2030

  • Report ID: GMI2121
  • Published Date: May 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Distribution Transformer Market size valued at USD 24.5 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to register CAGR of over 8.3% during 2022 to 2030. Soaring energy demand across the globe along with the introduction of favorable regulatory reforms toward the improvement of transmission & distribution networks will positively sway technology penetration. Growing investments in augmenting the distribution network to electrify remote areas will also produce a positive growth scenario for the technology. However, expansive industrial strategies combined with the rapid integration of cost-competitive & efficient products will steer the industry potential.

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Distribution transformers are witnessing a wide adoption on account of cost efficiencies, compactness, and easy installation features. Moreover, major transformer manufacturers are investing in R&D activities to introduce smart distribution transformers that respond instantly in the case of any fluctuations, thereby improving the quality of power received at homes.

Numerous features including better short circuit strength and improved efficiencies of shell core transformers

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Shell core distribution transformer market to project substantial growth through 2030 owing to the economic cost structure and improving efficiencies by continuous advancements in technology. Additionally, the integration of smart monitoring technology coupled with high-end product flexibility will proliferate the market statistics for shell core distribution transformer systems.

Integration of renewable energy across mini-grid networks

The auto-transformer market worth USD 11 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at around 9% growth rate through 2030. Operational flexibility and effective transformation of the product compared to its substitutes will boost the demand. Sustainable cost, compact unit structure, and higher efficiencies are some of the paramount features offered by the technology, thus fueling its usage. Moreover, ongoing deployments of smart technologies including smart meters and control & monitoring units will complement the technology demand in global distribution transformer market.

Burgeoning energy demand across the globe

Soaring energy demand among various remote load centers has propelled the requirement for high tension electrical networks, which in turn, has driven the outdoor installation of distribution transformer systems. Easy set-up and easy fault location are a few of the advantages offered by outdoor installations, driving product preference in the last few years. Additionally, ongoing efforts to improve cross-border networks along with the continuous retrofitting of grid structures in the suburban areas will spur the product deployment.

Growing deployment of large transformers across utilities for pad mounting

The distribution transformer market from pad mounting will observe significant rise led by the increasing penetration of large transformers that require reliable earthing arrangements and base foundation. Enhanced safety, reduced land requirement, suitable installation cost, and improved aesthetics are a few of the key factors complementing the mounting system adoption in recent years. Furthermore, large-scale applicability across utilities and large industries because of the requirement of globally.

Rising investments in the development of long-distance electricity networks in North America

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The North America distribution transformer market is set to expand at 9.1% gains from 2022 to 2030. Rising efforts to replace existing electrical equipment with energy-efficient & smart systems will foster the product demand. Governments across the region are investing readily in the development of long-distance and cross-border transmission & distribution networks, which will further favor the market growth. Growing energy demand across the commercial sector in the U.S. and Canada together with favorable regulatory reforms to improve the grid infrastructure will proliferate the business landscape.

Ongoing efforts to integrate renewable energy sources across grid infrastructure will propel the need for effective and reliable electrical equipment including distribution transformers. Major investments and grants have been offered across developed countries to promote the deployment of renewables to comply with the emission reduction targets opted by the governments.

Ongoing collaborations amongst manufacturers with soaring power demand

Major companies operating in the distribution transformer market are engaging in various strategic collaborations and mergers with material suppliers or service providers to augment their presence. Furthermore, key players are also involved in R&D activities to incorporate smart technologies with distribution transformers to improve safety and reliability, which in turn, will offer them a competitive edge over other players. Top active participants include Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, General Electric, Siemens, ABB, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Schneider Electric, Elsewedy Electric, and Eaton, amongst others.

This market research report on distribution transformer includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of “Units” and “USD” from 2018 to 2030 for the following segments:

Market, By Core

  • Closed
  • Shell
  • Berry

Market, By Winding

  • Two winding
  • Auto transformer

Market, By Installation

  • Outdoor
  • Indoor

Market, By Cooling

  • Dry type
    • Self air
    • Air blast
  • Oil immersed
    • Self cooled
    • Water cooled
    • Forced oil
    • Others

Market, By Insulation

  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Solid
  • Air
  • Others

Market, By Phase

  • Single phase
  • Three phase

Market, By Rating

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

Market, By Mounting

  • Pad
  • Pole
  • Others

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 and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Qatar
    • Egypt
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Peru
    • Argentina


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Riya Gupta

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of distribution transformer crossed USD 24.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to strike an 8.3% CAGR through 2030 owing to the globally soaring energy demand and the influx of favorable regulatory reforms for the improvement of transmission & distribution networks.
The distribution auto-transformer market exceeded USD 11 billion in 2021 and will witness a growth rate of over 9% from 2022 to 2030 driven by the ongoing deployments of smart technologies, like smart meters and control & monitoring units.
The distribution transformer industry in North America is set to record a CAGR of more than 9.1% through 2030 due to the increasing efforts for replacing the existing electrical equipment with energy-efficient & smart systems.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, General Electric, Siemens, ABB, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Schneider Electric, Elsewedy Electric, and Eaton, are some major companies manufacturing and supplying distribution transformers worldwide.

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Tables & Figures: 2378
  • Countries covered: 24
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