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Medium Voltage Substation Market Size - By Technology (Conventional, Digital), By Component (Substation Automation System, Communication Network, Electrical System, Monitoring & Control System), By Category (New, Refurbished), By Region & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Medium Voltage Substation Market Size

Medium Voltage Substation Market was valued at USD 47.1 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% by 2032. Increasing urbanization, industrialization, and infrastructural development globally are various factors complementing the market growth.

Medium Voltage Substation Market

The growing demand for reliable electricity supply, integration of renewable energy sources, and grid modernization initiatives further stimulate market expansion. Technological advancements such as digitalization, smart grid solutions, and predictive maintenance enhance operational efficiency and reliability, driving the adoption of medium voltage substations. Additionally, stringent regulatory frameworks emphasizing energy efficiency and sustainability propel the market forward.

COVID–19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the medium voltage substation industry, causing disruptions in supply chains and construction activities. However, increased digitization efforts and demand for reliable electricity infrastructure have driven gradual recovery post-pandemic.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Trends

The medium voltage substation industry is witnessing a substantial growth owing to various factors including the increasing focus on renewable energy integration, smart grid technologies, and digitalization, thus evolving the substation technology to accommodate fluctuating energy demands. Moreover, the electrification of transportation necessitates upgrades for accommodating higher electrical loads. These trends collectively drive innovation and efficiency, reflecting a shift towards more resilient and sustainable medium voltage substations.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Analysis

Medium Voltage Substation Market Size, By Technology, 2022 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Conventional medium voltage substations captured around 90% of the market share in 2023. These substations facilitate the transformation and distribution of electricity across medium voltage networks reliably and efficiently. With their established infrastructure and standardized equipment, conventional substations offer robust solutions for power transmission needs. Their reliability, scalability, and ease of integration into existing grids bolster market expansion. However, digital substations are poised to replace conventional substations due to their ability to enhance grid monitoring, automate processes, and optimize maintenance through advanced data analytics and real-time control systems.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Share, By Category, 2023

The new substations segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 3% through 2032. Increasing urbanization, industrialization, and renewable energy integration are key drivers behind the demand for new substations.  Advancements in smart grid technologies, such as IoT sensors and predictive maintenance systems, are spurring the deployment of modern substations. Government initiatives promoting grid modernization and electrification projects are further accelerating the deployment of new medium voltage substations. In addition, the rising focus on energy efficiency and sustainability is encouraging the adoption of advanced substation solutions, driving growth in the market.

Asia Pacific Medium Voltage Substation Market Size, 2022 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific Medium Voltage substation market is projected to surpass USD 33 billion by 2032, propelled by rapid industrialization, urbanization, and infrastructural development across the region. Government initiatives aimed at upgrading power infrastructure, coupled with increasing investments in renewable energy projects, are driving demand for medium voltage substations. Additionally, the growing need for reliable electricity supply, coupled with advancements in smart grid technologies, is fueling the regional revenue share.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Share

Company Market Share Analysis, 2023, (%)

General Electric commands a significant market share in the medium voltage substation industry due to its extensive portfolio of innovative solutions and reliable technologies. With a strong reputation for quality and performance, General Electric's offerings in medium voltage substations are trusted by utilities and industries worldwide. Their focus on research, development, and customer-centric solutions further solidifies their position as a leading provider in the global market.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Share

Some of the key medium voltage substation industry players are:

  • ABB
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Eaton
  • Efacec
  • General Electric
  • Hitachi Energy Ltd.
  • Locamation
  • Netcontrol Group
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Tesco Automation Inc.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • Yueqing Luban Technology Co., Ltd.

Medium Voltage Substation Industry News

  • In June 2023, Texas Instruments (TI) revealed intentions to expand its manufacturing operations in Malaysia, establishing two additional test and assembly facilities in Kuala Lumpur and Melaka. These investments are geared towards internalizing 90% of TI's assembly and test operations by 2030, thereby improving supply chain management. The expansion aligns with Malaysia's initiatives to strengthen its semiconductor industry ecosystem and stimulate economic growth.
  • In January 2022, Efacec launched the NEXTSTEP project, backed by COMPETE 2020, to design a prototype transformer station with advanced technological solutions. With a focus on automation and smart grid integration in low-voltage distribution networks, the project aimed to boost network resilience. With an ERDF incentive of approximately 1.72 million and investment of around USD 2.91 million and, NEXTSTEP aimed to enhance distribution substation capabilities, contributing to the evolution of energy distribution platforms.

This market research report on medium voltage substation includes an in–depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of units and revenue in Units and USD Million from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Technology

  • Conventional
  • Digital

Market, By Component

  • Substation automation system
  • Communication network
  • Electrical system
  • Monitoring & control system
  • Others

Market, By Category

  • New
  • Refurbished

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

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


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Vishal Saini

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of medium voltage substation was reached USD 47.1 billion in 2023 and is expected to register 4.2% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, owing to the increasing urbanization, industrialization, and infrastructural development worldwide.

The conventional segment recorded over 90% share of the medium voltage substation market in 2023 and is expected to register an appreciable CAGR from 2024 to 2032, due to these substations facilitating the transformation and distribution of electricity across medium voltage networks.

Asia Pacific medium voltage substation industry crossed USD 33 billion by 2032 and is expected to register a commendable CAGR from 2024 to 2032, due to rapid industrialization, urbanization, and infrastructural development in the region.

ABB, Cisco Systems, Inc., Eaton, Efacec, General Electric, Hitachi Energy Ltd., Locamation, Netcontrol Group, Rockwell Automation, Inc., and Schneider Electric, are some of the major medium voltage substation companies worldwide.

Medium Voltage Substation Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
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  • Countries covered: 20
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