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U.S. Substation Market - By Technology (Conventional, Digital), By Component (Communication Network, Electrical System), By Connectivity (≤ 33 kV, > 33 kV to ≤ 110 kV, > 110 kV to ≤ 220 kV, > 220 kV to ≤ 550 kV, > 550 kV), By Voltage Level, & Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI5748
  • Published Date: May 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

U.S. Substation Market Size

U.S. Substation Market size valued at USD 15.5 billion in 2022 and is set to grow at a 4.5% from 2023 to 2032. The growing requirement for uninterrupted and smooth electricity distribution and transmission to power data center facilities is expected to fuel market expansion. The global substation industry is set to cross USD 164 billion by 2032.

U.S. Substation Market

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The rapid development in the volume of structured and unstructured data, collected with the increasing need for cloud computing, is likely to encourage U.S. substation market growth, pushing the demand for effective data management systems. The power infrastructure management industry is primarily being driven by the modernization and revamping of the existing grid infrastructure across the region. The U.S. department of energy defines that the electrical grid should comprise an ecosystem of manufacturers, asset owners, federal, state, and local government entities, and service providers.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 epidemic has impacted the supply chain delay and temporary rejection of developments, power generation, and manufacturing activities have taken a significant effect on the data center substation industry. However, since commercial activity slowed during the pandemic, electricity usage fell. The pandemic also slowed the building ecosystem, with data center construction projects bearing the brunt of the impact. Several data center construction projects were on hold or temporarily delayed ensuring worker safety and adherence to lockdown and social distancing rules.

U.S. Substation Market Analysis

U.S. Substation Market Size, By Component, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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The demand for essential and secondary electric distribution infrastructure will increase as long as commercialization continues with the goal of enhancing the overall economic growth favored by foreign direct investment schemes to support commercial and industrial establishments. Furthermore, because to the increased energy consumption from communication base stations and data centers, growing digitalization across the industrial sector has significantly infused a competitive industrial landscape.

A positive business environment has been established by the rising acceptance of modern, energy-efficient, dependable, and secure fire-resistant electric components. The industry advantage has also been boosted by favorable consumer inclination towards the deployment of these units with the long-term objective of securing the living environment with assistance from abrupt current flow in an electric circuit.

The conventional substation segment of U.S. substation market is projected to witness 4% CAGR through 2032. Conventional model of the single direction of electricity flow is shifting towards multidirectional flows which requires significant change in the transmission infrastructure of mode of operation and the electrical system. Ongoing technological advancements have resulted in a smarter and more organized electricity demand and supply system. Moreover, this system requires to integrate smart monitoring and control capabilities, modern communication in line with the intelligent transmission, generation, and storage value chain. The global digital substation segment is estimated to surpass USD 10.5 billion by 2028.

U.S. Substation Market Revenue Share, By Connectivity, (2022)

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The substation market has been heavily influenced by a variety of regulatory mandates and guidelines that have established global standards for the product's deployment and production. The point of convergence for controllers and installers as these units hold a significant potential for industry extension and business development. Similarly, the U.S. substation market landscape will be complemented by the rising energy demand favored by positive consumer inclination to incorporate a sustainable electricity infrastructure.

U.S. Substation Market Volume, 2021 – 2032 (Units)

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A competitive environment has been created by consumer demands supported by governmental objectives to build an innovative and efficient electricity infrastructure. The development of technologies to support or increase the ongoing digitalization of the industrial peripheral has attracted significant investment from major industry individuals. Due to their efficient feedback capabilities, communication technology has grown faster throughout substation units, providing the best window of opportunity for problem detection and failure correction. Additionally, utilities' alignment of their plans and investments with an uninterrupted supply of electricity and the recognition of energy as a necessity throughout the majority of areas have created a sustainable economic scenario.

A favorable business growth has been fed by ongoing investments in the expansion of the current transmission lines and the creation of smart energy infrastructure. Transmission and distribution are the two segments of the substation market. The rising demand for electricity across the nation and the resulting requirement for effective power distribution networks, the distribution segment is predicted to rapidly dominate the U.S. substation market. Due to increasing pressure on increased demand for effective electrical grids and existing energy infrastructure in countries, the distribution segment is expected to experience substantial growth.

The voltage segment is segmented to low, medium, and high voltages which have been the industry standard for substation deployment. The rapid development of low-voltage circulation networks across the private and business arrangement have decidedly affected the interest for low voltage substations.

The end user market is divided into two categories: industrial and utility. The utility market is in high demand because of an increasing supply of uninterrupted power and an increase in the installation of effective power grids. Regulative and government directives regarding the deployment of electric infrastructure have had an impact on utility-aided grid networks. Product demand has increased as a result of favorable government regulations for electrification and the integration of decentralized micro-grid networks across grid-isolated areas.

Increased spending on the development of long-distance electric networks & refurbishment of domestic infrastructure have energized the America substation industry. The growing focus on the replacement of the existing electrical equipment with advanced high-quality systems will further stimulate the product deployment. The industry is anticipated to observe substantial growth due to growing investments towards the development of new grid infrastructure across the country.

U.S. Substation Market Share

Leading market players across the U.S. substation market include :

  • Hitachi Energy Ltd
  • Tesco Automation Inc.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • Belden Inc.
  • Siemens
  • General Electric
  • Eaton
  • Schneider Electric
  • ABB
  • Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Open System International, Inc.
  • CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd.

U.S. Substation Industry News

  • In June 2021, Texas Instruments Incorporated acquired Micron Technology's 300-mm semiconductor production factory situated at Lehi, Utah, for a total valuation of USD 900 million. This new production facility will help the company to increase its production of instruments at a larger scale, catering to markets from substation to power systems.
  • In June 2021, Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. signed an MoU with BW Ideol to develop scale floating substations for marine fleets and equipment. It aims to provide electricity transmitted from each wind turbine to the offshore substation via cables, where it will be stepped up to a higher voltage level and transmitted to onshore power distribution network. This will provide the company to have adequate research and development in new technologies.

This U.S. substation market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in Units & USD Million from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Technology

  • Conventional
  • Digital

By Component

  • Substation Automation System
  • Communication Network
  • Electrical System
  • Monitoring & Control System
  • Others

By Application

  • Transmission
  • Distribution

By Connectivity

  • ≤ 33 kV
  • > 33 kV to ≤ 110 kV
  • > 110 kV to ≤ 220 kV
  • > 220 kV to ≤ 550 kV
  • > 550 kV

By Voltage Level

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

By End Use

  • Utility
  • Industrial

By Category

  • New
  • Refurbished


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Riya Gupta

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The substation market size in the United States was worth more than USD 15.5 billion in 2022 and will progress at 4.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032 propelled by the rapid development in the volume of structured and unstructured data collected in line with the increasing need for cloud computing.

The U.S. conventional substation market will rise at over 4% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 as a result of ongoing technological advancements, which have resulted in smarter and more organized electricity demand and supply systems.

The U.S. substation market share from the distribution application segment will grow significantly through 2032 owing to the increased demand for efficient electrical grids and ongoing investments in the expansion of the existing energy infrastructure.

The U.S. substation market report includes General Electric, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Eaton, and ABB, among others. These firms are focusing on strategic acquisition and partnerships to stay ahead in the competitive landscape.

U.S. Substation Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 13
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