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Distribution Automation Market By Product Type (Hardware, Software, Service), By Hardware (Monitoring And Control Device, Power Quality Control Device, Power Switching Control Device), By End User (Industrial Sector, Commercial Sector, Residential Sector) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2024

Published: Jan 2017 | Report Code: 58343-01-17

Distribution automation is a smart grid technology deployed on power distribution system and substations to enhance electricity supply services. Growing adoption of Internet of things and connected devices across energy and utility sector demand for distribution automation systems, solutions and services is increasing at a significant pace. Additionally, introduction of favorable government regulations and initiative to deploy smart grid technology is expected to boost market growth over the forecast period. Other major factors such as enhance energy efficiency, reduction in long term maintenance and operational cost and real-time troubleshooting is fueling growth of the distribution automation market across the globe. However, high cost of deployment is hampering growth of the market in developing regions such as Latin America and Africa. Also, lack of awareness in these region is anticipated to impede adoption of distribution automation systems and solutions to certain extent.

Distribution Automation Market

Report Scope

This report analyzes the global distribution automation market in terms of type, hardware, end user, and geography. The global distribution automation market has been segmented based on type into hardware, software and service. By hardware, the market is bifurcated into monitoring and control device, power quality control device, and power switching control device. On the basis of end user, the global distribution automation market is segmented into industrial sector, commercial sector, residential sector. The global distribution automation market covers major geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World.

Distribution Automation Market

The distribution automation market is consolidated in nature, with top 4 players constituting over 50% share of the overall market revenue. High capital requirement and technological expertise act as entry barriers for the new players eyeing to enter the distribution automation market. Acquisition and strategic partnership are major strategies followed by key vendors operating in the market to enhance market share and strengthen existing product portfolio. Some of the prominent players identified in the distribution automation market are ABB Ltd., Alstom Group, Duke Energy Corporation, Edison Electric Institute, General Electric Corporation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Schneider Electric SA, Siemens Automation Inc., Schneider Electric SA, Tennessee Valley Authority and Nissin Electric Company Ltd.

1.1    Report Description

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Global Distribution Automation Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2024” is to offer industry investors, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them make informed strategic decisions related to the opportunities in the global distribution automation market.

Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Automation System Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Service Provider
  • Government Agencies

USP and Key Offerings

The report titled “Global Distribution Automation Market- Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2024” offers strategic insights into the global Distribution Automation market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2014 to 2023. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type, hardware and cross-sectional study across different geographies. In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading distribution automation system vendors, their SCOT (Strength, Challenges, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis, market positioning, and key developments. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the distribution automation market
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Ecosystem Analysis
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global distribution automation market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2014 to 2024, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Description
1.2. Research Methodology
1.2.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.2.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.2.3. Phase II-Expert Panel Review
1.2.4. Assumptions
1.2.5. Approach Adopted

2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Distribution Automation Market Snapshot

3. Global Distribution Automation Market Analysis
3.1. Global Distribution Automation Market Overview
3.2. Market Inclination Insights
3.2.1. Recent Trends
3.2.2. Future Outlook
3.3. Market Dynamics
3.3.1. Market Drivers
3.3.2. Market Challenges
3.4. Attractive Investment Proposition
3.5. Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants
3.6. Major Strategies Adopted

4. Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
4.1. Comparative Analysis
4.1.1. Hardware
4.1.2. Software
4.1.3. Service

5. Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
5.1. Comparative Analysis
5.1.1. Monitoring and Control Device
5.1.2. Power Quality Control Device
5.1.3. Power Switching Control Device

6. Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
6.1. Comparative Analysis
6.1.1. Industrial Sector
6.1.2. Commercial Sector
6.1.3. Residential Sector

7. Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Geography, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
7.1. Comparative Analysis
7.1.1. North America
7.1.2. Europe
7.1.3. Asia Pacific
7.1.4. Rest of the World

8. North America Distribution Automation Market Analysis, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.1. North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.1.1. Hardware
8.1.2. Software
8.1.3. Service
8.2. North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.2.1. Monitoring and Control Device
8.2.2. Power Quality Control Device
8.2.3. Power Switching Control Device
8.3. North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.3.1. Industrial Sector
8.3.2. Commercial Sector
8.3.3. Residential Sector
8.4. North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.4.1. U.S.
8.4.1.1. U.S. Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.4.1.2. U.S. Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.4.2. Canada
8.4.2.1. Canada Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
8.4.2.2. Canada Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)

9. Europe Distribution Automation Market Analysis, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.1. Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1. Hardware
9.1.2. Software
9.1.3. Service
9.2. Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.2.1. Monitoring and Control Device
9.2.2. Power Quality Control Device
9.2.3. Power Switching Control Device
9.3. Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.3.1. Industrial Sector
9.3.2. Commercial Sector
9.3.3. Residential Sector
9.4. Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.1. United Kingdom
9.4.1.1. United Kingdom Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.1.2. United Kingdom Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.2. France
9.4.2.1. France Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.2.2. France Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.3. Germany
9.4.3.1. Germany Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.3.2. Germany Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.4. Rest of Europe
9.4.4.1. Rest of Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
9.4.4.2. Rest of Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)

10. Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Analysis, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.1. Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.1.1. Hardware
10.1.2. Software
10.1.3. Service
10.2. Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.2.1. Monitoring and Control Device
10.2.2. Power Quality Control Device
10.2.3. Power Switching Control Device
10.3. Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.3.1. Industrial Sector
10.3.2. Commercial Sector
10.3.3. Residential Sector
10.4. Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.1. Japan
10.4.1.1. Japan Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.1.2. Japan Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.2. China
10.4.2.1. China Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.2.2. China Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.3. India
10.4.3.1. India Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.3.2. India Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.4. Rest of Asia Pacific
10.4.4.1. Rest of Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
10.4.4.2. Rest of Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)

11. Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Analysis, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.1. Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.1.1. Hardware
11.1.2. Software
11.1.3. Service
11.2. Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.2.1. Monitoring and Control Device
11.2.2. Power Quality Control Device
11.2.3. Power Switching Control Device
11.3. Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.3.1. Industrial Sector
11.3.2. Commercial Sector
11.3.3. Residential Sector
11.4. Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.4.1. Latin America
11.4.1.1. Latin America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.4.1.2. Latin America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.4.2. Middle East & Africa
11.4.2.1. Middle East & Africa Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)
11.4.2.2. Middle East & Africa Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn)

12. Company Profile
12.1. ABB Ltd.
12.2. Alstom Group
12.3. Duke Energy Corporation
12.4. Edison Electric Institute
12.5. General Electric Corporation
12.6. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
12.7. Schneider Electric SA
12.8. Siemens Automation Inc.
12.9. Schneider Electric SA
12.10. Tennessee Valley Authority
12.11. Nissin Electric Company Ltd.

List Of Table :

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Distribution Automation Market
TABLE 3 Impact Indicators
TABLE 4 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
TABLE 5 North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 U.S. Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 U.S. Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 U.S. Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 Canada Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 Canada Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Canada Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 17 United Kingdom Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 18 United Kingdom Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 19 United Kingdom Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 20 France Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 21 France Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 22 France Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 23 Germany Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 24 Germany Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 25 Germany Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 26 Rest of Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 27 Rest of Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 28 Rest of Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 29 Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 30 Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 31 Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 32 Japan Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 33 Japan Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 34 Japan Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 35 China Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 36 China Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 37 China Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 38 India Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 39 India Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 40 India Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 41 Rest of Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 42 Rest of Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 43 Rest of Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 44 Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 45 Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 46 Rest of World Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 47 Latin America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 48 Latin America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 49 Latin America Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 50 Middle East & Africa Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 51 Middle East & Africa Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By Hardware, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 52 Middle East & Africa Distribution Automation Market Revenue, By End User, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)

List Of Figure :

FIG. 1 Global Distribution Automation: Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Distribution Automation Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 3 Top-Down and Bottom Up Approach
FIG. 4 Global Distribution Automation Market, By Type, 2015 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 4 Global Distribution Automation Market, By Hardware, 2015 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 Global Distribution Automation Market, By End User, 2015 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 8 Global Distribution Automation Market, By Geography, 2015 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 9 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn and % Y-o-Y)
FIG. 10 Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants, 2015
FIG. 11 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue Contribution, By Type, 2015 & 2023 (Value %)
FIG. 12 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Hardware, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Software, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Service, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 11 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue Contribution, By Hardware, 2015 & 2023 (Value %)
FIG. 12 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Monitoring and Control Device, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Power Quality Control Device, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Power Switching Control Device, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 27 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue Contribution, by End User, 2015 & 2023 (Value %)
FIG. 28 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Industrial Sector, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 29 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Commercial Sector, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 30 Global Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth for Residential Sector, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 31 North America Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 32 Europe Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 33 Asia Pacific Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth, 2014 - 2024, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 34 RoW Distribution Automation Market Revenue and Growth, 2014– 2023, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)

On the basis of end user, the global distribution automation market is categorized into following segments:

  • Industrial Sector
  • Commercial Sector
  • Residential Sector

The contribution of these variants to the global distribution automation market in 2015 and 2024 is as shown below:

Distribution Automation Market

As of 2015, the global distribution automation market was dominated by industrial sector segment. The segment accounted for over half of the global distribution automation market revenue in the same year. Increasing demand for enhanced power supply with less outages, rising pressure to minimize maintenance and operational expenses in major industries such as manufacturing and oil & gas are driving the growth of distribution automation market across the globe. Commercial sector is the second-largest end user segment in terms of revenue generation. Additionally, the market in this sector is expected to witness healthy CAGR of over throughout the forecast period. However, residential sector is projected to be the fastest growing segment in the global distribution automation market, expanding at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period. This growth is mainly attributed to growing adoption of smart metering technology and introduction of government initiatives to support smart grid deployment across residential sectors.

On the basis of hardware, the global distribution Automation market is categorized into following sub-segments:

  • Monitoring and Control Device
  • Power Quality Control Device
  • Power Switching Control Device

The contribution of aforementioned software sub-segments to the global distribution automation market in 2015 and 2024 is as shown in the figure below

Distribution Automation Market

As of 2015, monitoring and control device was the dominant segment among all types of hardware in the global distribution automation market, accounting for over 30% share of the overall market revenue. Additionally, the segment is expected to remain dominant by 2024. Adoption of monitoring and control device is increasing at a rapid pace owing to benefits such as efficient power supply control, trending and identification of load profile it offers to end users.  Also, these devices enhance grid reliability by detecting fault in advance and reduce restoration time drastically. However, the power quality control is projected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period, 2016 – 2024. This is mainly attributed to increasing uptake of power quality control devices such as fault recorders, quality recorders, capacitor banks and quality check systems to enhance uninterrupted power supply to end customers. This is expected to fuel segment growth over the forecast period.

On the basis of geography, the global distribution automation market is segmented into following regions and countries.

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa

The contribution of these regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW) to the global distribution automation market in 2015 is as shown in the figure below

Distribution Automation Market

By geography, Europe accounted for the largest market share of over 30% in the global distribution automation market in 2015. The regions is projected to retain its dominance by the end of 2024. Introduction of smart grid initiative by European Union to enhance power distribution services and grid efficiency is one of the major factors boosting growth of the distribution automation market in the region. North America was the second-largest market in 2015 and is expected to witness steady growth in terms of revenue generation throughout the forecast period. However, Asia Pacific is projected to emerge as an attractive regional market for distribution automation technology, solutions and systems providers in the near future. The market in the region is anticipated to expand at a healthy CAGR between 2016 and 2024. Major markets in Asia Pacific are China, Japan and India that are driving growth of the market. Governments of these countries are proactively investing of smart grid technologies to enhance power distribution infrastructure in the region.

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