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U.S. Oil Filled Distribution Transformer Market Size By Core (Closed, Shell, Berry), By Winding (Two Winding, Auto Transformer), By Phase (Three, Single), By Rating (≤ 250 kVA, > 250 kVA to ≤ 1 MVA, > 1 MVA), By Mounting (Pad, Pole), By Application (Residential & Commercial, Utility, Industrial), Industry Analysis Report, Country Outlook, Application Potential, Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Competitive Market Size & Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • Report ID: GMI5067
  • Published Date: Jun 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

U.S. Oil Filled Distribution Transformer Market size exceeded USD 3 billion in 2020 and is set to witness over 4% CAGR between 2021 and 2027. Oil filled distribution transformers are those whose windings and magnetic circuits are immersed in oil that have good electrical insulating properties to block the flow of current through the oil and further efficiently remove heat from the core and windings. The ongoing investments toward the utility-based establishments to meet the electricity demand will stimulate product adoption.

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Government focus toward refurbishment of existing grid infrastructure will drive the market trends

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Surging utilities focus for modernization and revamping of the existing grid infrastructure will energize the industry dynamics. Increasing focus toward reducing peak loads, improving security, lower operational costs, and integration of renewables will augment the business landscape. In addition, a positive outlook to deploy the next generation of tools, technologies, and techniques for the resilient, efficient, affordable, and reliable delivery of electricity will boost the industry growth.

Closed core U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market is estimated to surpass USD 1 billion by 2027. Increasing applicability across varying voltage conditions along with renewable transformation capacities will drive the industry scenario. For instance, in December 2020, the U.S. government introduced a USD 35 million REAP-Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements funding program.

Integration of smart monitoring technologies will increase the deployment of autotransformers

Auto-transformer segment of U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market is register over 5% CAGR through 2027. Integration of advanced monitoring technologies has boosted the cost-effectiveness and reliability of the products, which will facilitate business growth. The product integrates key advantages including sustainable costs, compact unit structure and higher efficiency, accelerating the industry potential.

The frequent usability of these units in power applications for interconnecting systems operational at different voltage classes will boost product adoption. In addition, construction of special auto transformers with automatic tap-changing equipment for long power distribution lines will also enhance the industry dynamics.

Increasing development of long route T&D lines will positively sway the business scenario

Three phase U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market exceeded an annual installation of 700 ‘000 units in 2020. Effective feasibility across large-capacity industrial establishments and utility-aided electricity networks will sway the industry potential. Ability to transmit high power capacity over long distances by using smaller conductors at light weight will fuel the product demand. The growing demand for high ampacity and power reliability across the industrial processes including mining and oil & gas will positively impact the business landscape.

> 250 kVA to ≤ 1 MVA rated transformers segment will gain an appreciable momentum enlarging commercial & industrial sector. The rising demand for manufactured goods in line with flexible product operations across the primary & secondary distribution networks will stimulate the industry statistics. Focused R&D activities pertaining to the development of sustainable units in line with stringent manufacturing norms will complement the demand for these transformers.

Flourishing commercial sector will accelerate the demand for these transformers

Pad mounted segment of U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market is expected to surpass USD 1 Billion by 2027. Wide scale utilization across medium voltage distribution systems, residential spaces and small businesses will strengthen the business scenario. The product offers key benefits including less land requirement, enhanced safety, improved aesthetics, and low installation cost.

The rising demand for low and medium voltage networks across residential & commercial establishments will propel the U.S. oil filled distribution transformer industry landscape. Favorable government schemes to avail affordable and reliable power along with the deployment of advanced monitoring & control solutions across the conventional and new grid infrastructure will further amplify the business outlook.

Growing concerns for energy-efficiency coupled with increasing emphasis on the integration of wide-ranging frequency distribution links will stimulate the industrial based U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market share. Upgradation of transformers with smart materials and technologies to endure extreme weather conditions and high frequency & voltage control during system emergencies will foster the industry landscape.

U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market will witness an upsurge owing to large scale integration of renewables

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The ever-growing demand for the integration of renewables and distributed energy technologies across the country will continue to drive the industry landscape. Increasing deployment of advanced electrical equipment coupled with rising installation of low, medium, and high voltage cables to minimize the line losses and provide inter-state power transmission will foster the industry outlook. Rising construction activities across the commercial sector has infused the electrical industry with installation of various electrical equipment.

The COVID- 19 outbreak represents an unprecedented disturbance in the global trade and economy as consumption & production are scaled back worldwide. Despite of corona virus impact, majority of renewable powered projects were deployed as per the schedule and have not witnessed any delay.

Ongoing strategic partnerships and contractual agreements will improve the industry presence of the players

Eminent players functioning across the U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market includes Hitachi ABB Power Grids, General Electric, Siemens, ERMCO, Toshiba Corporation, Hyosung Heavy Industries, Eaton Corporation, Schneider Electric, Northern Transformer Corporation, L/C Magnetics, DOS Canada, MGM Transformer Company and American Electric Components.

Leading participants are inclined toward new agreements, collaboration, and joint ventures. For instance, in May 2020, General Electric along with BRUSH Transformers signed an agreement with the Angola hydropower plant to deliver high-tech energy transformers. Moreover, ongoing modernization of power grid including grid energy storage, smart grid development, and advanced technologies will drive the business scenario.

U.S. oil filled distribution transformer market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of Units and USD from 2017 to 2027, for the following segments:

By Core

  • Closed
  • Shell
  • Berry

By Winding

  • Two Winding
  • Auto Transformer

By Phase

  • Three Phase
  • Single Phase

By Rating

  • ≤ 250 kVA
  • > 250 kVA to ≤ 1 MVA
  • > 1 MVA

By Mounting

  • Pad
  • Pole
  • Others

By Application

  • Residential & Commercial
  • Utility
  • Industrial


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Riya Gupta

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market for oil filled distribution transformers in the U.S. generated USD 3 billion in annual revenue during 2020 and could expand at a 4% CAGR up to 2027.
The auto-transformer segment could grow at a 5% CAGR owing to advanced monitoring capabilities, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.
The U.S. market for three phase oil filled distribution transformers witnessed annual installation of more than 700,000 in 2020 owing to effective feasibility across large-scale industrial establishments.
General Electric, Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Eaton Corporation, Siemens, Schneider Electric, and Toshiba Corporation are some of the leading manufacturers of oil filled distribution transformers in the U.S.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 13
  • Tables & Figures: 98
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