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Grow Lights Market - By Component (Hardware, Software), By Technology (High Intensity Discharge (HID), LED, Fluorescent, Plasma), By Spectrum (Partial Spectrum, Full Spectrum), By Application & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI8173
  • Published Date: Feb 2024
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Grow Lights Market Size

Grow Lights Market was valued at over USD 3.5 billion in 2023 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 15.5% between 2024 and 2032.

Grow Lights Market

Indoor farming has witnessed a significant surge in adoption in recent years, driven by various factors such as urbanization, land scarcity, and the need for sustainable food production. With rapid population growth and urban sprawl, arable land availability is diminishing, prompting farmers and entrepreneurs to explore alternative cultivation methods. Indoor farming offers a solution by utilizing controlled environments to grow crops without relying on traditional outdoor spaces. This approach minimizes the impact of external factors such as adverse weather conditions and pests, ensuring consistent crop yields year-round.

Additionally, indoor farming allows for precise control over factors like temperature, humidity, and lighting, optimizing growing conditions for various plant species. As consumers increasingly prioritize locally sourced, fresh produce, indoor farming enables urban areas to become self-sufficient in food production, reducing reliance on long-distance transportation and minimizing carbon emissions. Overall, the increasing adoption of indoor farming signifies a paradigm shift towards sustainable and resilient agriculture practices in response to evolving global challenges. Further, Federal United States law prohibits the cultivation, sale, and use of cannabis. But 18 states, including California and the national capital Washington DC, have all legalized cannabis for recreational use in a big-bang legislative shift over the past decade. In October 2022, President Joe Biden pardoned thousands of Americans convicted of cannabis possession. These legalization and government support further drive the studied market.

Inadequate understanding of plant-specific lighting requirements often results in suboptimal growth outcomes for indoor farming operations. Different plant species have varying needs for light intensity, duration, and spectrum, and failing to tailor lighting setups accordingly can impede photosynthesis, flowering, and overall plant development. Without proper knowledge or guidance on lighting requirements, growers may inadvertently provide insufficient or excessive light, leading to stunted growth, poor yields, or even plant damage.

Grow Lights Market Trends

Advancements in LED Technology: LED (Light Emitting Diode) grow lights have been rapidly evolving, with continuous improvements in efficiency, spectrum customization, and durability. Manufacturers are focusing on developing LED grow lights that provide precise spectra tailored to specific plant needs, optimizing photosynthesis and overall plant growth. Additionally, advancements in LED technology have led to more energy-efficient and long-lasting products, reducing operational costs for growers. As sustainability becomes a priority in agriculture, the adoption of energy-efficient LED grow lights is expected to continue growing, driving innovation and market expansion. Furthermore, the legalization of cannabis cultivation has also resulted in an increased requirement for vertical farms and greenhouses, further boosting the demand for LED-based grow lights. Cannabis grown under a sunless medium need to have various factors considered. According to Cannabis Business Times, around 46% of cannabis cultivators in the United States registered their growing sites/facilities in the West. 15% reported locations in the Northeast, and only 9% reported cannabis growing operations in Canada.

Integration of Smart Technologies: The integration of smart technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence), and data analytics is revolutionizing the way grow lights are managed and controlled. Smart grow light systems allow growers to remotely monitor and adjust lighting parameters in real-time based on plant requirements, environmental conditions, and growth stages. These systems enable precise control over light intensity, spectrum, and duration, optimizing plant growth while minimizing energy consumption and resource waste. As demand for precision agriculture solutions increases, the integration of smart technologies into grow light systems is becoming more prevalent, offering growers greater efficiency, productivity, and sustainability.

Grow Lights Market Analysis

Grow Lights Market Size, By Component, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

Based on the component, the market is segmented hardware, and software. The hardware segment is estimated to register a CAGR of over 15% from 2024 to 2032. The hardware segment in the grow lights industry encompasses a range of physical components essential for indoor farming and greenhouse cultivation. This includes light fixtures, bulbs, LEDs, reflectors, lenses, ballasts, and drivers. Light fixtures serve as the housing for light sources, accommodating bulbs or LEDs, while reflectors and lenses optimize light distribution. Bulbs or LEDs emit the necessary spectrum of light crucial for plant growth, with options ranging from fluorescent bulbs to HID lamps and LED arrays. Ballasts and drivers regulate electrical currents to ensure stable operation and energy efficiency. These hardware components collectively form the backbone of grow light systems, providing growers with the tools needed to create optimal lighting environments for crops. As demand for indoor agriculture continues to rise and technological advancements drive innovation, the hardware segment plays a pivotal role in enabling efficient, high-yield cultivation while minimizing resource consumption and environmental impact.

Grow Lights Market Share, By Application, 2023

Based on the application, the grow lights market is segmented into indoor farming, vertical farming, commercial greenhouse, and others. The indoor farming segment accounted for a market share of over 40% in 2023. The indoor farming segment in the grow light market focuses on providing lighting solutions tailored specifically for indoor agricultural practices. Indoor farming involves cultivating crops in controlled environments such as warehouses, shipping containers, or vertical farms, where natural sunlight may be limited or unavailable.

Grow lights play a crucial role in indoor farming by providing the necessary spectrum of light for photosynthesis and plant growth. This segment encompasses a diverse range of grow light technologies, including LED (Light Emitting Diode), HID (High-Intensity Discharge), fluorescent, and plasma lights, among others. These lighting solutions are designed to optimize plant growth parameters such as light intensity, spectrum, and duration, while also maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing heat output. As indoor farming continues to gain popularity due to factors such as urbanization, land scarcity, and the demand for locally grown produce, the indoor farming segment within the grow light market is experiencing rapid growth and innovation, with companies developing specialized lighting solutions to meet the unique needs of indoor growers.

U.K. Grow Lights Market Size, 2021 - 2032, (USD Million)

Europe is growing significantly in the global market in 2023, accounting for a market share of over 30%. The grow lights industry in Europe is experiencing significant growth, driven by several factors including the increasing adoption of indoor farming practices, the growing demand for locally grown produce, and the emphasis on sustainable agriculture. With limited arable land and changing climate conditions, European countries are increasingly turning to indoor farming methods such as vertical farming and greenhouse cultivation to ensure food security and supply. LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology dominates the European grow lights market due to its energy efficiency, long lifespan, and customizable spectral output, which allows growers to optimize light conditions for various crops.

Additionally, the European Union's stringent regulations on energy efficiency and environmental sustainability have spurred the adoption of energy-efficient lighting solutions like LED grow lights. Countries such as the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany are at the forefront of the indoor farming revolution in Europe, with a growing number of vertical farms, urban farms, and high-tech greenhouses equipped with advanced grow light systems.

Grow Lights Market Share

Philips Lighting (Signify) holds a significant market share in the grow lights industry. offering innovative lighting solutions tailored for indoor farming, vertical farming, and greenhouse cultivation. Leveraging its expertise in LED technology, signify provides a wide range of grow lights designed to optimize plant growth and enhance crop yields.

Major players, such as Some of the key market players are OSRAM Licht AG, Heliospectra AB, Savant Systems Inc., Signify, are constantly implementing strategic measures including geographical expansion, acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, partnerships, and product or service launches.

Grow Lights Market Companies

Major players operating in the grow lights industry are:

  • Advanced LED Lights
  • Agrolux
  • Black Dog LED
  • California LightWorks
  • Cree, Inc.
  • Fluence by OSRAM
  • Gavita International
  • General Electric (GE)
  • Heliospectra AB
  • Illumitex
  • Johnson Grow Lights
  • Kind LED Grow Lights
  • LumiGrow
  • Mars Hydro
  • OSRAM Licht AG
  • Philips Lighting (Signify)
  • Spectrum King LED
  • SunSystem Technology
  • Valoya
  • VividGro

Grow Lights Industry News

  • In November 2022, Signify announced the expansion of its Smart Wi-Fi lighting field in India with the launch of two unique portable smart lamps, Philips Smart LED Squire and Philips Smart LED Hero. The Philips Smart LED Squire and Philips Smart LED Hero have a round-shaped design and plug-and-play operation, which makes them easy to use and carry anywhere in the home.
  • June 2022: ams OSRAM announced that Taiwan-based Ledtech had chosen OSLON UV 3636 UV-C LEDs for a sanitization function in its newBioLED intelligent air purifier. The BioLED's OSLON UV 3636 LEDs can inactivate up to 99.99% of viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, at a dosing rate of 3.6mJ/cm2.

The grow lights market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Component

  • Hardware
  • Software

Market, By Technology

  • High Intensity Discharge (HID)
  • LED
  • Fluorescent
  • Plasma

Market, By Spectrum

  • Partial Spectrum
  • Full Spectrum

Market, By Application

  • Indoor Farming
  • Vertical Farming
  • Commercial Greenhouse
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Suraj Gujar, Sandeep Ugale

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for grow lights crossed USD 3.5 billion in 2023 and is expected to register over 15.5% CAGR from 2024-2032 owing to rapid urbanization, land scarcity, and the need for sustainable food production worldwide.

Industry for grow lights from the hardware segment is expected to register over 15% CAGR from 2024-2032 due to the rising need for indoor farming and greenhouse cultivation.

Europe recorded over 30% share of the grow lights industry in 2023 and is expected to register a commendable CAGR from 2024-2032 due to the increasing adoption of indoor farming practices, and the emphasis on sustainable agriculture in the region.

Advanced LED Lights, Agrolux, Black Dog LED, California LightWorks, Cree, Inc., Fluence by OSRAM, Gavita International, General Electric (GE), Heliospectra AB, Illumitex, and Johnson Grow Lights are some of the major grow lights companies worldwide.

Grow Lights Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 346
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 250
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