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Solar Light Tower Market Size - By Channel (Sales, Rental), By Product (Stationary, Mobile), Lighting (Metal Halide, LED, Electric), Technology (Manual Lifting, Hydraulic Lifting), Application (Construction, Oil & Gas, Mining) & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7180
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
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Solar Light Tower Market Size

Solar Light Tower Market was valued at USD 1.6 billion in 2022 and is poised to register more than 7.5% CAGR during 2023 to 2032. The increasing focus on sustainable and eco-friendly lighting solutions, spurred by environmental concerns and the need to reduce carbon emissions. For instance, as per US Census Bureau, in 2022, U.S. witnessed a value of USD 1.4 trillion of new private construction, which increased from USD 505.3 billion in 2010. This substantial rise in construction industry complements the need for efficient lighting, thus propelling the market growth.

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Emergency and disaster relief efforts, as well as military and defense applications, also rely on solar light towers for reliable, independent lighting during critical operations. Technological advancements, including more efficient solar panels and energy storage solutions, further contribute to the market's growth, making solar light towers increasingly efficient and cost-effective for a wide range of industries and applications.


COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had varying effects on the global solar light tower market, due to lockdowns and restrictions, leading to delays in production and delivery. However, the pandemic also highlighted the importance of portable and off-grid lighting solutions, particularly in emergency and healthcare settings. This led to increased demand for solar light towers for temporary healthcare facilities, quarantine zones, and disaster response efforts. As the world adapted to the new normal, the market saw a rebound in demand for construction and infrastructure development, further fueling the adoption of solar light towers in various applications.

Solar Light Tower Market Trends

The growing emphasis on smart and connected solar light towers will boost the demand for solar light tower. These units are equipped with IoT-enabled sensors and remote monitoring capabilities, allowing for real-time performance assessment and more efficient maintenance. Eco-friendliness and sustainability remain at the forefront, with an increasing preference for solar light towers over traditional diesel-powered units, driven by environmental regulations and cost savings. Innovations in energy storage technologies, such as advanced lithium-ion batteries, are enhancing the reliability and runtime of solar light towers.

The industry is witnessing a rise in hybrid solar towers that combine solar panels with other renewable energy sources like wind turbines or hydrogen fuel cells for extended and more reliable power generation. Advanced battery technologies are playing a crucial role, with the integration of high-capacity and long-lasting batteries enhancing operational hours and overall system reliability. Customization and modular design options are gaining traction, offering tailored solutions for specific industry needs and flexibility for system expansion. Solar light towers are increasingly penetrating remote areas, contributing to rural electrification, mining, and agriculture.

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 Solar Light Tower Market Size, By Channel, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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The rental segment holding a significant market share of more than 51% in 2022. The robust demand for refurbishment projects in residential, commercial, and industrial sectors has created a favorable environment for solar light tower rental services. The global surge in new construction initiatives has further heightened the need for temporary lighting solutions, thus amplifying the rental services market's share. The increasing prevalence of outdoor events such as concerts, festivals, and sports gatherings, which necessitate temporary lighting solutions, has substantially driven the demand for solar light tower rental services.

Solar Light Tower Market Revenue Share, By Lighting, 2022

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The LED lighting solutions exceeded USD 950 million in 2022 and is predicted to showcase 9% CAGR through 2032. LED technology has made remarkable strides in recent years, marked by enhanced energy efficiency, increased brightness, and improved color accuracy. These advancements have triggered a growing preference for LED-based solar light towers, offering superior lighting quality compared to conventional sources. Additionally, the extended lifespan and reduced maintenance requirements of LED light towers make them a cost-effective choice over the long run, further enhancing their market presence in the solar light tower market.

The manual lifting technology segment is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 7% till 2032. These units are manually operated, utilizing winches or cranks, making them highly portable, cost-effective, durable, and easy to operate. Despite their less advanced technology, their unique advantages drive demand.

Based on application, the construction sector experiences significant growth. Construction sites often operate during nighttime or in areas with limited access to power sources, necessitating efficient and reliable lighting solutions. As the construction industry continues to expand globally, the demand for solar light towers to support these projects is on the rise. Their versatility and ability to operate in remote locations make them a preferred choice for construction applications, contributing to the market's growth.

 Asia Pacific Solar Light Tower Market Size, 2021-2032, (USD Million)

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Asia Pacific solar light tower market is driven by the region's rapid urbanization and infrastructure development which have led to an increasing demand for reliable and portable lighting solutions. Solar light towers are ideal for use in construction, infrastructure development, and mining projects, providing illumination in remote or off-grid locations. The growing awareness of environmental sustainability and the need for eco-friendly solutions have boosted the adoption of solar-powered lighting systems. Governments and businesses in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly focusing on reducing carbon emissions and embracing renewable energy sources, aligning with the use of solar light towers.

Solar Light Tower Market Share

Atlas Copco has secured a significant market share in the solar light tower sector, driven by their commitment to delivering innovative and eco-friendly lighting solutions. Renowned for their reliability and efficiency, Atlas Copco's solar light towers meet the rising demand for sustainable and portable lighting systems. This has found applications across various sectors, including construction, mining, and infrastructure development in the Asia Pacific region. Leveraging advanced solar technology, sturdy construction, and intelligent monitoring capabilities, Atlas Copco caters to diverse industry needs. Positioned at the forefront of sustainable lighting solutions, the company is well-equipped to retain and expand its market share as the Asia Pacific region increasingly adopts renewable energy and eco-conscious practices.

Some of the key market players operating across the solar light tower industry are:

  • Progress Solar Solutions, LLC
  • Atlas Copco AB
  • Generac Mobile Products
  • Larson Electronics
  • Caterpillar
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • Wacker Neuson SE
  • Trime S.r.l.
  • Colorado Standby
  • CleanLight
  • Biglux Innovation Ltd.
  • Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.
  • National Signal Inc.
  • Herc Rentals Inc.

Solar Light Tower Market News:

  • In June 2021, Atlas Copco introduced a new range of solar-powered LED light towers, the HiLight S2+, enabling users to minimize CO2 emissions by up to six tonnes as compared to conventional technologies. The product offers high-performance and is efficient enough to provide workers with good visibility while allowing operational sites to maximize their sustainability and comply with noise regulations & zero carbon emissions.
  • In May 2020, Trime S.r.l launched its X-Pole Solar lighting tower that operates on non-fossil fuel energy. The product eliminates all fuel costs and carbon emissions while allowing the users to resolve low-intensity lighting problems. The extremely efficient solar panel allows operators to create light without enduring high-priced maintenance costs along with the similar expenditures typically associated with standard lighting towers. The PIR sensor also confirms that the unit is only illuminated when really required.

This solar light tower market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of units and revenue in ‘000 Units and USD Million from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Channel

  • Sales
  • Rental

By Product

  • Stationary
  • Mobile

By Lighting

  • Metal Halide
  • LED
  • Electric
  • Others

By Technology

  • Manual Lifting
  • Hydraulic Lifting

By Application

  • Construction
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Oil & Gas
  • Mining
  • Military & Defense
  • Emergency & Disaster Relief
  • Others

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

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


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Vishal Saini

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of solar light tower was worth USD 1.6 billion in 2022 and is projected to observe more than 7.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

The LED lighting segment is expected to witness over 9% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 owing to their enhanced energy efficiency, increased brightness, and improved color accuracy.

The manual lifting technology segment is expected to observe over 7% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 as these units are manually operated, utilizing winches or cranks, making them highly portable, cost-effective, durable, and easy to operate.

Progress Solar Solutions, LLC, Atlas Copco AB, Generac Mobile Products, Larson Electronics, Caterpillar, United Rentals, Inc., Wacker Neuson SE, Trime S.r.l., Colorado Standby, CleanLight, WANCO INC., Biglux Innovation Ltd., Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., National Signal Inc., GREENSKY MOBILE POWER & LIGHT, VERMAC, and Herc Rentals Inc.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 17
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  • Countries covered: 20
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