Electrical Equipment Market

Electrical Equipment Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, and Industry Analysis, By Type (Electric Lighting Equipment, Household Appliances, Power Generation, Transmission and Control Equipment, Batteries, Wires and Cables), By End User (Residential, Commercial, Industrial), By Applications (Transformers, Electricity Meter, Distribution Boards, Circuit Breakers, Others), and Regional Insights and Forecast to 2032

Energy & Power | September 2022 | Report ID: EMR0018 | Pages: 301

global electrical equipment market size was USD 1724.15 billion in 2023 and is predicted to reach USD 4518.89 billion in 2032, exhibiting at a CAGR of 11.3% during the forecast period.


The electrical equipment market comprises an extensive range of products that are essential for producing, distributing, and using power in both households and industry. These essential parts of contemporary infrastructure, which support everything from lighting to industrial processes, include transformers, generators, circuit breakers, and cables. The market is always changing to satisfy the increasing expectations for sustainability, safety, and energy efficiency because of the quick improvements in technology. To address the difficulties of tomorrow's electrical needs, key players in the sector are always working to develop innovative solutions that integrate renewable energy sources and smart technologies.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

1724.15 Bn

Projected Market Value (2032)

4518.89 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2024 - 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Type, By End User, By Applications, & Region

Segments Covered

By Type, By End User, By Applications, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global Electrical Equipment Dynamics

Emerging technologies that are propelling growth and changing conventional markets include energy storage systems, integration of renewable energy sources, and smart grids. Global demand for electrical equipment is further fueled by growing urbanization, industry, and infrastructural development. But issues like shifting raw material prices, supply chain interruptions, and geopolitical unrest can affect market stability. In order to remain competitive and satisfy changing client demands in a constantly shifting environment, industry players are focusing on agility, sustainability, and innovation in response to these dynamic pressures.


Global Electrical Equipment Drivers

  • Renewable Energy Integration

Globally, governments are putting laws and incentives into place to encourage the use of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. Technological developments like enhanced grid management systems and energy storage technologies allow variable renewable energy to be integrated into the power grid more effectively. Integration efforts are further fueled by cost decreases in renewable energy generation, which make it more competitive with conventional energy sources based on fossil fuels.

  • Rapid Urbanization and Infrastructure Development

Buildings for residential, business, and industrial use are being built at a faster rate than utilities and transportation networks due to urbanization. Infrastructure is funded by both public and private sources in order to support urbanization, promote economic growth, and raise living standards. Manufacturers of electrical equipment now have the chance to supply parts for projects involving urban infrastructure, such as communication networks, lighting systems, and electrical grids.



  • Supply Chain Disruptions

Because supply chain disruptions negatively affect production schedules, inventory management, and cost structures, they pose serious challenges to makers of electrical equipment. Natural disasters, geopolitical unrest, and problems with transportation can all obstruct the flow of components, finished goods, and raw materials, delaying production and delivery. These interruptions may also lead to higher expenses, a shortage of inventory, and unsatisfied customers, all of which would reduce the supply chain's general effectiveness and profitability.

  • High Initial Investment Costs

The significant initial cost associated with acquiring and setting up cutting-edge machinery, like smart grid infrastructure or renewable energy systems, may discourage investment. Financing choices might also be restricted, which would make these technologies less accessible. As a result, businesses might choose less costly but less effective substitutes or put off improvements, which would slow down the electrical industry's overall progress toward modernization and sustainability.



  • Smart Grid Implementation

Smart grids minimize energy waste and increase system resilience by enabling real-time monitoring, optimization, and control of electricity distribution. This offers equipment manufacturers the chance to deliver grid management software, communication systems, sensors, and smart meters. Furthermore, the implementation of smart grids promotes economic growth and environmental sustainability by fostering innovation and job creation in the rapidly developing field of energy management.

  • Integration of Internet of Things (IoT) and Automation Technologies

There are several prospects for streamlining processes and raising productivity across industries when automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are combined. IoT makes remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and data-driven decision-making possible by tying systems and devices together. Operational efficiency and cost savings result from this integration's streamlining of procedures, decrease in downtime, and enhancement of resource usage. It also creates opportunities for new services and solutions, which boosts the growth of technology companies and helps companies remain competitive in the quickly changing digital market.


Segment Overview

  • By Type

Based on type, the global electrical equipment market is divided into electric lighting equipment, household appliances, power generation, transmission and control equipment, batteries, wires and cables. The electric lighting equipment category dominates the market with the largest revenue share in 2023. An extensive array of goods intended to effectively light both indoor and outdoor areas is referred to as electric lighting equipment. This group include light-emitting diode (LED) lighting options, fluorescent lighting, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and conventional incandescent bulbs.  A vast range of electrical equipment used in homes for cleaning, cooking, entertainment, temperature control, and personal hygiene are together referred to as household appliances. The foundation of an electrical infrastructure is made up of equipment for power generation, transmission, and control, which makes it possible to generate, transmit, and distribute energy efficiently.  Portable power for a variety of uses is provided by batteries, which are electrochemical devices that store and release electrical energy.

  • By End User

Based on the end user, the global electrical equipment market is categorized into residential, commercial, and industrial. The industrial category leads the global electrical equipment market with the largest revenue share in 2023. The industrial sector is centered on electrical equipment that powers machinery and other equipment and facilitates production operations in factories, manufacturing plants, refineries, and warehouses. This comprises essential components for industrial operations and infrastructure, such as motors, generators, transformers, switchgear, and control systems. Electrical equipment, which includes outlets, circuit breakers, lighting fixtures, and domestic appliances, is used by homes and individual consumers in the residential sector. Electrical equipment is used in the commercial sector to service non-industrial facilities like offices, retail stores, hotels, hospitals, and educational institutions.

  • By Applications

Based on applications, the global electrical equipment market is segmented into transformers, electricity meter, distribution boards, circuit breakers, and others. The transformers segment dominates the electrical equipment market. Transformers are necessary to ensure effective power transmission and distribution across electrical grids by stepping up or down voltage levels. For residential, commercial, and industrial customers, electricity meters facilitate invoicing and energy management by precisely measuring and recording energy consumption. Distribution boards, sometimes referred to as breaker panels or fuse boxes, are places where circuit protection components like fuses and circuit breakers are kept. They control the flow of power and protect against faults and overloads.



Global Electrical Equipment Overview by Region

The global electrical equipment market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region, capturing the largest market share in 2023. The need for electrical equipment in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors has increased significantly due to the rapid industrialization and urbanization of nations like China, India, and Southeast Asia. Growing investments in renewable energy projects, government regulations that encourage them, and infrastructure development activities all contribute to the market's expansion. An ongoing demand for electrical equipment is driven by the region's growing population, increasing disposable incomes, and increased consciousness of energy efficiency.

Throughout the forecast period, North America is anticipated to post a significant CAGR. These include continuous technological developments, fueled by the region's dedication to sustainability and energy efficiency, especially in smart grid infrastructure and integration of renewable energy. Strong commercial and industrial sectors also support the ongoing growth momentum, as do rising expenditures for infrastructure upgrading initiatives. Furthermore, encouraging laws and regulations that support innovation and the use of renewable energy sources fuel market growth, establishing North America as a major area of expansion for the global electrical equipment industry.


Global Electrical Equipment Competitive Landscape

In the global electrical equipment market, a few major players exert significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These leading companies remain committed to continuous research and development endeavors and actively engage in strategic growth initiatives, including product development, launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position, expand their customer base, and capture a substantial share of the market.

Some of the prominent players in the global electrical equipment market include,

  • ABB Ltd
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • NVIDIA Corporation
  • Broadcom, Inc.
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
  • Emerson Electric Co
  • Taiwan Semiconductor
  • Toshiba Corporation, and various others.


Global Electrical Equipment Recent Developments

  • In July 2023, the electrical equipment and solutions supplier HPL Electric & Power Ltd. (HPL) has successfully acquired smart meter orders for Rs 903 crore (tax included). The business stated that these orders increase HPL's overall order book to Rs 2,250 crore, which is the amount of pending pipeline orders.
  • In May 2023, the parent company of ECM Industries, LLC, ECM Investors, LLC, was acquired by Vent Electric plc, a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, for a purchase price of $1.1 billion, subject to normal adjustments. This acquisition was previously reported. High-quality electrical connectors, tools, test equipment, and cable management are all offered by ECM, a top supplier.
  • In April 2023, The Chinese producer of power distribution and sub-transmission transformers, Jiangsu Ryan Electrical Co. Ltd., is expected to generate roughly $100 million in revenue in 2022. Eaton, an intelligent power management firm, stated that it has successfully acquired a 49% ownership in the company.


Scope of the Global Electrical Equipment Report

Electrical Equipment Market Report Segmentation



By Type

  • Electric Lighting Equipment
  • Household Appliances
  • Power Generation
  • Transmission and Control Equipment
  • Batteries
  • Wires and Cables

By End User

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial

By Applications

  • Transformers
  • Electricity Meter
  • Distribution Boards
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Electrical Equipment Market Size and Forecast: To identify and estimate the market size for the global electrical equipment market segmented by type, by application, by end user region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of electrical equipment between 2019 and 2032.
  • Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global electrical equipment market
  • Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of electrical equipment among consumers
  • Impact of COVID-19: To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global electrical equipment market affected by the pandemic
  • Company Profiling:  To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.


Intended Audience

  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers and Distributors
  • Investors and Financial Institutions
  • Government Agencies and Regulatory Bodies
  • Industry Associations and Trade Organizations

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Data Collection

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Primary Research

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Secondary Research

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Market Analysis & size Estimation

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Frequently Asked Questions

On the basis of Geography, the electrical equipment market is classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the world
According to electrical equipment market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% over the coming years.
North America is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2024 - 2032
Asia-Pacific held the largest share in 2023
The major players operating in the global market include ABB Ltd, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., NVIDIA Corporation, Broadcom, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Emerson Electric Co, Taiwan Semiconductor, Toshiba Corporation, and various others.