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Utility Electrical Conduit Market Size - By Trade Size (½ to 1, 1 ¼ to 2, 2 ½ to 3, 3 to 4, 5 to 6), By Classification (Metal, Non–Metal, Flexible, Underground), Regional Outlook & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Feb 2024
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Utility Electrical Conduit Market Size

Utility Electrical Conduit Market was valued at USD 2.6 billion in 2023 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 8.4% between 2024 and 2032, due to expanding infrastructure, urbanization, and industrial development. As renewable energy adoption rises, there's a growing need for durable conduit systems to transmit power efficiently. As per IEA, 2022 witnessed a substantial rise in renewable energy adoption with annual capacity additions of 340 GW, which is further anticipated to grow in the coming years.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market

Stringent safety and environmental regulations spur innovation in conduit materials, urging manufacturers to develop sustainable solutions. Smart grid initiatives globally drive demand for conduits integrating advanced communication systems, enhancing grid efficiency. Modernization of aging utility infrastructure also fuels demand for electrical conduits, especially in rapidly urbanizing regions. Manufacturers prioritize delivering reliable, high-performance conduit solutions while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

COVID–19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the utility electrical conduit market, causing project delays and supply chain interruptions. However, the market rebounded with a focus on digitalization and remote monitoring solutions. The pandemic accelerated trends toward renewable energy, increasing demand for conduits in solar and wind power projects. Despite challenges, safety protocols and flexible operational models were adopted, expected to fuel market growth in the future.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Trends

The utility electrical conduit industry experiences significant growth due to infrastructure development and technological advancements. Increased investments in smart grid systems and renewable energy projects globally drive demand for electrical conduits. For instance, Japan's USD 155 billion funding initiative in 2022 incentivizes investments in smart power grid technologies. Advanced materials like fiberglass, PVC, and HDPE enhance durability and reduce installation costs. Emphasis on safety standards and regulations fuels demand for reliable conduit solutions. Innovations in conduit design accommodate emerging needs like underground cabling and harsh environmental conditions, shaping market dynamics.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Analysis

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Size, By Trade Size, 2022 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Electrical conduits ranging from 2 ½ to 3 trade size held approximately 29% of the market share in 2023, propelled by increasing demand for conduits in various infrastructure projects worldwide. The 2 ½ to 3-inch trade-size range is particularly favoured due to its versatility and suitability for accommodating a wide range of electrical wiring and cables. Additionally, advancements in conduit materials and manufacturing processes contribute to the market's growth by offering enhanced durability, flexibility, and ease of installation.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Share, By Classification, 2023

The non-metal conduits segment is likely to grow at a CAGR of over 8.5% through 2032. This surge is fuelled by several factors including increasing adoption of advanced non-metal materials such as PVC, HDPE, and fiberglass. Non-metal conduits offer benefits such as corrosion resistance, flexibility, and ease of installation, making them preferred choices for various applications. Furthermore, stringent safety standards and regulations regarding electrical installations also contribute to the demand for non-metal electrical conduits.

Asia Pacific Utility Electrical Conduit Market Size, 2022 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia–Pacific utility electrical conduit market revenue to cross USD 2.7 billion by 2032, propelled by rapid urbanization, industrialization, and modernization initiatives. Increasing demand for electricity infrastructure necessitates the installation of conduits for safe power distribution. The International Energy Agency (IEA) reports a steady 3% annual increase in energy demand across Southeast Asia over the last twenty years. This rising energy demand serves as a pivotal catalyst for the Asia-Pacific market, spurred by heightened construction endeavors aimed at fulfilling the region's expanding energy requirements. Stringent regulations promoting high-quality materials and durability drive innovation.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Share

Global Company Market Share Analysis, 2023, (%)

ABB holds a significant market share in utility electric conduits, known for innovative solutions and global presence. With advanced technologies and a diverse product portfolio, ABB meets global infrastructure demands. Its reputation for reliability and sustainability makes it a top choice for utilities. Through strategic partnerships and R&D investments, ABB shapes industry standards, maintaining its dominance in power distribution.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Size

Some of the prominent players operating across the utility electrical conduit industry are:

  • ABB
  • Anamet Electrical, Inc.
  • ASTRAL Limited
  • Atkore
  • Austro Pipes
  • Champion Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Electri-Flex Company
  • Guangdong Ctube Industry Co., Ltd.
  • HellermannTyton
  • Hubbell
  • legrand
  • Liberty Electric Products
  • Schneider Electric
  • Tubecon
  • Wienerberger AG
  • Zekelman Industries

Utility Electrical Conduit Industry News

  • In May 2023, ABB inaugurated a new distribution center in Pennsylvania, USA, with an investment of USD 4 million. This center caters to the electrical needs of the northeastern region, aiming to meet the increasing demand for reliable electrical products. With an extensive inventory valued at USD 15 million, the facility enhances ABB's presence in the Northeast and improves customer accessibility by enabling swift responses to end-user requirements.
  • In November 2022, Atkore finalized the acquisition of assets from Elite Polymer Solutions, a leading manufacturer of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) conduits, for USD 91.6 million. This strategic acquisition is set to enhance Atkore's HDPE product range, strengthening its market position. Furthermore, the move will broaden the company's geographic footprint nationally and unlock new prospects for its products across utility, telecommunication, and transportation sectors.

This utility electrical conduit market research report includes an in–depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million from 2019 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Trade Size

  • ½ to 1
  • 1 ¼ to 2
  • 2 ½ to 3
  • 3 to 4
  • 5 to 6
  • Others

Market, By Classification

  • Metal
  • Non–metal
  • Flexible
  • Underground
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico 
  • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • UK
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
  • 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 utility electrical conduit was reached USD 2.6 billion in 2023 and is expected to register 8.4% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, owing to expanding infrastructure, urbanization, and industrial development worldwide.

Utility electrical conduit industry from the non-metal conduits segment is expected to register over 8.5% CAGR through 2032, due to increasing adoption of advanced non-metal materials such as PVC, HDPE, and fiberglass.

Asia Pacific utility electrical conduit industry is expected to reach over USD 2.7 billion by 2032 due to rapid urbanization, industrialization, and modernization initiatives along with increasing demand for electricity infrastructure in the region.

ABB, Anamet Electrical, Inc., ASTRAL Limited, Atkore, Austro Pipes, CANTEX INC., Champion Fiberglass, Inc., Electri-Flex Company, Guangdong Ctube Industry Co., Ltd., HellermannTyton, and Hubbell, are some of the major utility electrical conduit companies worldwide.

Utility Electrical Conduit Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 17
  • Tables & Figures: 321
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 270
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