Low Voltage Drives Market Size By Power Range (Micro, Low), By Capacity (<2.2 kW, 2.2-7.4 kW, 7.5-22 kW, 23-75 kW, 76-110 kW, 111-500 kW, >500 kW), By Drive (AC { By Efficiency [IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4,]}, DC, Servo), By Technology (Standard, Regenerative), By System (Open Loop, Closed Loop), By Application (Pump, Fan, Conveyor, Compressor, Extruder), By End-Use (Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Food Processing, Automotive, Mining & Metals, Pulp & Paper, Textile, Marine) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025

Published Date: Jul 2019  |  Report ID: GMI4148  |  Authors: Ankit Gupta, Asmita Semwal

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 830   |   Base Year: 2018

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Low Voltage Drives Market size exceeded USD 11 billion in 2018 and the annual installation is set to surpass 25 million units by 2025.

Low Voltage Drives Market

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Rapid industrialization, increasing demand for optimized energy, introduction of energy efficiency standards and upsurge in electricity prices is set to boost the low voltage drives industry growth. Stringent government mandates with an aim to promote environment sustainability along with increasing demand for electricity will foster the product installation. Ongoing R&D activities coupled with rising investments for infrastructure across developing nations is further projected to complement the industry outlook.

Low Voltage Drives Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2018
Market Size in 2018:11 Billion (USD)
Forecast Period:2019 to 2025
Forecast Period 2019 to 2025 CAGR:4.1%
2025 Value Projection:15 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for:2014 to 2018
No. of Pages:830
Tables, Charts & Figures:1,721
Segments covered:Power Range, Capacity, Drive, Technology, System, Application, End-Use and Region
Growth Drivers:
  • Increasing focus toward energy efficiency
  • Introduction of international efficiency levels
  • Technological advancements
  • Asia Pacific
  • Growing infrastructural spending
  • Middle East & Africa and Latin America
  • Increasing demand for electricity
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • High implementation cost

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By Voltage

Technological advancements in small and medium enterprises along with increasing retrofitting activities across commercial, industrial and residential establishments is anticipated to stimulate industry outlook. In addition, growing integration of low energy units owing to compact size & easy installation in various industries including power generation, food processing and oil & gas will strengthen the business landscape.

Micro voltage is projected to grow on account of expansion of electrical infrastructure. User friendly interface, reliability and customizable frequency are some of the key parameters positively influencing the product installation. Rising focus toward adoption of clean power technologies with an objective to achieve renewable energy targets is anticipated to fuel the industry scenario.

By Capacity

<2 kW capacity is projected to witness a gain over 5% by 2025. Enhanced overload capacity, frequency stability and faster development rate are some of the key factors strengthening the product adoption. In addition, constant network power factor, flexible inputs and air- & water-cooling techniques will drive the industry outlook. The retrofitting and refurbishments of the electrical network across households and government offices on account of stringent building emission and energy efficiency norms will further modulate the industry growth.

By Drive

Germany Low Voltage Drives Market By Drive

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AC low voltage drives market size will witness growth on account of low maintenance cost, improved energy efficiency and high reliability. Increasing high-end electricity consumption along with the presence of new HVAC and heavy load machinery will drive the industry growth. Moreover, growing demand for processed food along with rising customer inclination toward value added products is anticipated to complement the industry size.

DC drives are projected to grow owing to wide applicability across high power, regenerative, and other industrial applications. Accelerating investments across the manufacturing sector including paper mills, mine winders, printing presses, cranes, rolling mills, textile mills, and hoists will further boost the product demand.

By Technology

Standard low voltage drive market outlook is anticipated to grow on account of optimal space and cost utilization coupled with product versatility and flexibility to control motor speed. The voltage drives use pulse width modulation signals for generating analog signals to determine the frequency fluctuations across a timeframe. The growing acceptance across numerous industries owing to their compact size will encourage the business landscape.

By System

Closed loop control functions when an encoder is used in combination with a vector drive for providing shaft position feedback. The information pertaining shaft position permits the controller to regulate the torque output. Minimum downtime, maximum motor performance & efficiency along with easy energy recovery and optimal utilization of recovered energy is set to boost the product adoption.

By Application

Pumps low voltage drives market is set to exceed USD 4 billion by 2025. Advanced features including adjustable operating speed according to flow rate, settling velocity and static head will drive the industry outlook. As power consumption varies with the load size, a lot of energy can be saved by installing LV drives that produce substantial energy-saving effect. In addition, these systems eliminate the requirement of valves to control the flow and save substantial energy that will in turn complement the industry landscape.

Conveyor application is projected to grow owing to reduced power consumption, regenerative breaking, synchronization of multiple motors and low harmonic drives. In addition, growing concern toward work time safety and strict regulations for energy efficient products is anticipated to enhance business outlook. Long belt life, smooth reversing and dynamic torque & speed procedures will further drive the product penetration.

By End User

Oil & Gas segment of the market is set to grow owing to growing focus toward reliability & safety coupled with increased awareness toward alternative energy sources. In addition, rising exploration activities along with lower production cost and optimized profit margins will enhance the business outlook. The O&G industry is fundamentally dependent on the active and reliable operation of large pumps and compressors which in turn create a cyclical product demand.

Marine industry is anticipated to exceed an annual installation of 1 million units by 2025. Rising shipbuilding activities along with increasing maritime trade & retrofitting activities will encourage the product adoption. Growing demand for less energy consumption and lower operating & maintenance cost, extended equipment life, and high energy savings are few factors positively influencing the business scenario.

By Region

China Low Voltage Drives Market By Efficiency Class

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The U.S. low voltage drives market share is projected to witness growth on account of shifting focus toward the adoption of variable frequency systems for reciprocating and centrifugal equipment. The device can be utilized as substitute of dampers, fixed speed controllers and valves further boosting the product adoption. In addition, the rising energy prices along with concerns over availability and environmental impact, has amplified interest in energy efficient technologies.

Competitive Market Share

Key industry players in the low voltage drives market include Johnson Controls, Honeywell, ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, CG Power and Industrial Solutions, Fuji Electric, WEG Electric, Yaskawa, Hiconics, Danfoss, Hitachi, Rockwell Automation, Emerson, Eaton, and Mitsubishi.

The manufacturers are majorly focusing on new product launch, mergers & acquisitions and R&D to gain competitive advantage in the industry.

Low Voltage Drives Industry, Background

Low voltage drives control the motor torque and speed by changing input frequency of electro-mechanical motors. These drives account for the power rating of <2 kW to >500 kW range and vary the output speed of motor without using mechanical pulleys, thereby reducing the quantity of mechanical component and overall maintenance. Common uses for low-end drives include pumps, fans, machinery, packaging, conveyors, compressors, material handling and cooling systems.

Low voltage drives market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of Thousand Units and USD from 2014 to 2025, for the following segments:

By Power Range

  • Micro
  • Low

By Capacity

  • <2.2 kW
  • 2.2-7.4 kW
  • 7.5-22 kW
  • 23-75 kW
  • 76-110 kW
  • 111-500 kW
  • >500 kW

By Drive

  • AC
    • IE 1
    • IE 2
    • IE 3
    • IE 4
    • Others
  • DC
  • Servo

By Technology

  • Standard
  • Regenerative

By System

  • Open loop
  • Closed loop

By Application

  • Pump
  • Fan
  • Conveyer
  • Compressor
  • Extruder
  • Others

By End Use

  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation
  • Food Processing
  • Automotive
  • Mining & Metals
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Textile
  • Marine
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Poland
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Qatar
  • Jordan
  • Iran
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Egypt
  • Algeria
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Chile

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The overall low voltage drives market might register a crcr of 4.1% over the anticipated period.
According to report, low voltage drives market size is estimated to be pegged at $15 billion by 2025.
Soaring electricity prices, increasing power consumption across industrial and commercial spaces and a pressing need for energy optimization are expected to accelerate the adoption of low voltage drives. Technological advancements and investments in infrastructure development may complement the market growth as well, claims a report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Features like optimum cost & space utilization as well as enhanced versatility and flexibility in terms of motor speed control is primarily accelerating the adoption of standard low voltage drives. Growing acceptance by end user industries owing to the product’s compact size may further complement market growth.
According to Global Market Insights, Inc., the U.S. low voltage drives industry is projected to grow on account of increasing adoption of LV systems for centrifugal and reciprocating equipment. An exponential increase in energy prices in par with growing concerns regarding the use of sustainable units may bolster the demand for energy efficient systems in the U.S over the coming years.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Jul 2019
  • Pages: 830
  • Tables: 1687
  • Charts / Figures: 34
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Countries covered: 38

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