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Recloser Market Size - By Phase (Single phase, Three phase), By Control (Electronic, Hydraulic), By Interruption (Oil, Vacuum), By Voltage Rating (15 kV, 27 kV, 38 kV), Growth Opportunities & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI3388
  • Published Date: May 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Recloser Industry Analysis

Recloser Market size surpassed USD 1.9 Billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 6.2% from 2023 to 2032. Surging electricity demand coupled with rising need for the refurbishment of prevailing electrical setup has facilitated the product demand globally. It has been analyzed that the requirement for electricity has risen over 80% from 1980. Despite of the introduction of numerous reforms by regulators, the demand supply mismatch is still prevailing. As a result, aggressive investments are being carried out by component manufacturers to develop products that meet the requirements of efficient power distribution.

Recloser Market

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Rising demand for the restoration of prevailing electrical networks along with a shift toward the development of existing infrastructure in developed countries have further integrated a favorable business scenario. In addition, growing need to eliminate electrical faults in the distribution systems consisting primarily of transient and permanent faults will stimulate the recloser market demand.

The capability of reclosers to automatically restore power and minimize the outage area, thereby helping the crew to immediately locate the problem and restore power, has helped the electric companies in saving considerable time and expense. This in turn has also saved consumers of electric power from the inconvenience and expense incurred as a result of frequent power outages. Additionally, the increasing demand for managing the conventional distribution systems led to the considerable product adoption.

Furthermore, the recloser market has witnessed technological advancements to enhance performance and functionality. These include improved fault detection algorithms, self-diagnostic capabilities, self-healing features, and enhanced communication interfaces. Such advancements aim to optimize the operation and maintenance of reclosers in power distribution systems.

COVID- 19 Impact

The COVID- 19 outbreak has impacted the overall recloser industry and various countries faced economic challenges during the pandemic, leading to reduced investment in infrastructure projects, including electrical distribution systems. This slowdown in infrastructure spending impacted the demand for reclosers as new projects were delayed or postponed. As utilities faced financial constraints and reduced resources, the emphasis shifted towards maintenance and reliability of existing electrical infrastructure. Utilities prioritized essential maintenance activities over new installations or upgrades, impacting the demand for reclosers.

Recloser Industry Trends

The growing global population, urbanization, and industrialization have led to an increased demand for electricity. This drives the need for reliable power distribution systems and subsequently boosts the recloser market growth. In addition, increasing smart grid integration is the other major factor which is projected to sway the industry dynamics.

Power utilities and grid operators are increasingly investing in reclosers to enhance grid reliability and minimize downtime. Reclosers help in isolating faults and restoring power automatically, reducing the duration and scope of outages. This improves the overall reliability of the power distribution network. Moreover, growing emphasis on remote monitoring and control capabilities have become essential features in recloser systems, thereby augmenting the market growth. Grid operators can remotely monitor reclosers' performance, receive real-time fault alerts, and make informed decisions for maintenance and repair. This trend enables proactive fault management and reduces response time during outages.

Recloser Phase Segmentation

Recloser Market Size, By Phase,

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Enhanced applicability of three?phase reclosers in areas where it is necessary to disconnect all three phases to prevent unbalanced loading on the system will fuel the recloser market statistics by 2032. These reclosers are designed to protect lines, automatically isolate faults and restore the service if the fault has been cleared. They are preferred for use during multi-phase faults and are applicable in all fields of electrical power system especially high voltage power lines and substations up to 38,000 volts.

The three phase units are capable of handling high power capacity at light weight and have better operational characteristics, thereby offering considerable resistance to their counterparts. Effective feasibility across utility-aided electricity networks and large-capacity industrial establishments will spur the three-phase recloser industry demand. However, the growing demand for power reliability and high ampacity in the industrial processes will influence the business scenario.

Recloser Voltage Rating Segmentation

Recloser Market Revenue Share, By Voltage Rating, 2022

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Increasing demand for reliable and lightweight reclosers has compelled manufacturers to integrate a sustainable production mechanism. The ongoing expansion of residential areas along with rapid urbanization will bolster the deployment of 15 kV reclosers. Furthermore, the operational suitability of these reclosers to operate in diverse environments will drive the recloser market landscape.

The 27 kV recloser is expected to hold considerable revenue share and have witnessed a significant turnaround in the recent years due to the enlarging commercial & industrial sector. The rising demand for cost effective and reliable products across the secondary & primary distribution networks will accelerate the industry growth. Operational safety and energy efficiency compliance are projected to considerably escalate the business landscape. The ongoing research pertaining to the development of sustainable units and stringent manufacturing standards will further complement the product demand.

Recloser Region Analysis

Asia Pacific Recloser Market,

Surging electricity demand coupled with growing point of connection will augment the Asia Pacific recloser market. Over the past decade, the power sector in the region witnessed a remarkable growth owing to increased population and rapid industrialization. Countries including China and India are considered as potential markets as they continue to modernize and expand their existing power capacities and infrastructure.

The regional governments are investing heavily in infrastructure development, including power transmission and distribution networks. The expansion and modernization of electrical grids require advanced protection systems like reclosers. These devices enhance the reliability and stability of the power infrastructure, meeting the growing demand for electricity. Hence, power utilities in the region are placing greater emphasis on grid reliability and minimizing power outages.

Recloser Industry Leaders

Reclosers are important devices used in power distribution networks to protect and automatically restore power in the event of a fault. Key recloser market players are being actively engaged in product innovation & product launch, along with merger & acquisition to remain competitive in the market. These participants include ABB, Eaton, Schneider Electric, Siemens, NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd, Tavrida Electric, Hubbell, Hughes Power System, S&C Electric Company, G&W Electric, ENTEC Electric & Electronic, ARTECHE, Shinsung Industrial Electric, ENSTO, & Rockwill.

Recloser Industry News

  • In August 2022, the U.S. government launched USD 10.5 Billion investment to strengthen America’s electric grid. The investment will accelerate the deployment of transformative projects that will assist the reliability of the power sector’s infrastructure for affordable, reliable, clean electricity.
  • In December 2022, India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) and G R Infraprojects signed a contract for power transmission projects worth over USD 50 billion for identified TBCB (Tariff Based Competitive Bidding) transmission projects. In addition, the power ministry of India has recently unveiled a plan for investment of USD 2,500 billion in building transmission infrastructure for meeting the vision of 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030 to meet its energy transition goal, which in turn is anticipated to have a positive impact on the market growth.

This recloser market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of ‘Units & ‘USD Million’ from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Phase

  • Single Phase
  • Three Phase

Market, By Control

  • Electronic
  • Hydraulic

Market, By Interruption

  • Oil
  • Vacuum

Market, By Voltage Rating

  • 15 kV
  • 27 kV
  • 38 kV

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia

Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Qatar

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Chile


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Shashank Sisodia

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of recloser crossed USD 1.9 billion in 2022 and is set to grow at 6.2% CAGR during 2023 to 2032 attributed to the high electricity demand and the ongoing refurbishment of the prevailing electrical setup.

The 15 kV reclosers segment is projected to amass significant revenue by 2032 owing to the ongoing expansion of residential areas, along with rapid urbanization.

The APAC industry is set to witness steady growth between 2023 and 2032 driven by the increasing demand for electricity, coupled with growing points of connection.

The prominent recloser business firms such as ABB, Eaton, Schneider Electric, Siemens, NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd, Tavrida Electric, Hubbell, Hughes Power System, S&C Electric Company, G&W Electric, ENTEC Electric & Electronic, ARTECHE, Shinsung Industrial Electric, ENSTO, and Rockwell.

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  • Base Year: 2022
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