Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment

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Dublin, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hmr2s/electric_power) has announced the addition of the "Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Transformers, Power Transformers, Distribution Transformers, Switchgears, Medium-Voltage Switchgears, and High-Voltage Switchgears. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 287 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Alstom
  • ABB
  • Actuant Corporation
  • Acme Electric Corporation
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • Cooper Industries Limited
  • Crompton Greaves
  • Eaton Corporation
  • EGS Electrical Group
  • Federal Pacific Company
  • G&W Electric Company
  • GE Electric Company
  • Hammond Power Solutions Inc.
  • Howard Industries Inc.
  • Kirloskar Electric Company Limited
  • Larsen & Toubro Limited
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Powell Industries Inc.
  • S&C Electric Company
  • Schneider Electric SA
  • Siemens (Energy Sector) AG.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Transformers I-3
  • Power Transformers I-4
  • Distribution Transformers I-4
  • Switchgears I-4
  • Medium-Voltage Switchgears I-4
  • High-Voltage Switchgears I-5

II. Executive Summary


  • A Curtain Raiser II-1
  • Spiraling Energy Consumption and Equally Robust Electric Power Production: Business Case for T&D Equipment II-2
  • Energy Sector Deregulation: A Review II-4
  • Marching from Regulated Monopoly to Deregulation II-4
  • Rationale Underlying Deregulation II-4
  • Deregulation: A Double-Edged Knife II-5
  • Green Power II-5
  • Implications for Electric Power T&D Equipment in Electric Utilities II-5
  • Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-6
  • Distribution Transformers: The Hardest Hit During the Period II-7
  • Impact of Europe's Debt Crisis: A Review II-7
  • Outlook II-8
  • Key Market, Trends & Issues II-9
  • Focus On Renewables to Trigger Demand II-9
  • Developing Countries to Turbo Charge Future Growth in the Market II-9
  • Market Saturation Hurts Market Prospects for T&D Equipment in Developed Countries II-9
  • Switchgears to Sustain Robust Growth Momentum II-10
  • Industrial, Commercial & Residential Sectors Lend Traction to T&D Equipment Market II-10
  • Disruption in Transmission and Distribution Throw Up Opportunities II-11
  • Rural Electrification to Lend Traction II-11
  • Energy-Efficiency Norms Bring Cheer to Manufacturers II-11
  • Upgradation & Expansion Projects: Offer Opportunities on a Platter II-12
  • Stabilizing Regulatory Environment II-12
  • Proposed/Approved Standards for Transformers in Select Countries II-13
  • Raw Material Prices - A Key Determinant in Transformer Cost II-13
  • Raw Material Prices Altering Transformer Designs II-14
  • Distribution Transformers Market Undergoes Consolidation II-14
  • Competitive Pressures Continue to Build Up II-14
  • Noteworthy Product Trends II-16
  • Dry-Type Transformers: The In-Thing in Distribution Transformers II-16
  • Amorphous Metal Transformers: Rise in Prominence II-16
  • AMTs Gain Wide Acceptance in Developing Countries II-17
  • Hexaformers: A New Breed of Transformers II-17
  • Superconductor Based Power Transformers: The Newest Innovation from China II-17
  • Emergence of HTS Transformers II-17
  • Gas-Insulated Power Transformers Gain Popularity II-18
  • Future for Gas-Insulated Transformers Appears Bright II-18
  • IEC Standards for Gas-Insulated Transformers II-19
  • Technological Breakthroughs Back Switchgears Market II-19
  • Upgradation of Obsolete Systems to Spur Demand for Switchgears II-19
  • Vacuum Circuit Breakers (VCB) Preferable Over Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Technology II-20
  • Customer Loyalty Building: Imperative for Sustenance II-20


  • Electric Power T&D Equipment: A Prelude II-21
  • Energy Losses: A Major Issue During the T&D Process II-21
  • Transformers: Definition II-22
  • Categorization of Distribution Transformers based on Their Capacities II-23
  • Architecture of Transformers II-23
  • What Does a Transformer Do? II-24
  • Internet: A Rich Source of Information on Transformers II-24
  • Transformer Failure II-24
  • Reasons for Transformer Failure II-25
  • Contaminants II-25
  • Fault Currents II-25
  • Usage beyond Stipulated Thermal Limits II-25
  • Corrosion II-25
  • Electromagnetic Disturbances II-26
  • Types of Transformers II-26
  • Power Transformers II-26
  • Functions of a Power Transformer II-27
  • Distribution Transformers II-27
  • Switchgear: Definition II-27
  • Medium-Voltage Switchgears II-28
  • Insulation Medium Remain Vital in Switchgears II-28
  • High-Voltage Switchgears II-28
  • End-Use Analysis II-29
  • Key End-Users of Electric Power T&D Equipment II-29


  • Alstom Grid Signs MoU with Toshiba II-30
  • Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Takes Over Kaon Holdings II-30
  • Eaton to Take Over Rolec Comercial e Industrial II-30
  • Nalcor Energy Inks Agreement with Emera II-31
  • General Electric Receives Contract from National Power Transmission II-31
  • Alstom Secures Multiple Contracts in Colombia II-32
  • Eaton to Take Over Cooper Industries II-32
  • Eaton Takes Over Electrical Low-Voltage Power Distribution, Control and Automation Business of Gycom II-32
  • General Electric Enters into Partnership with XD Electric Group II-33
  • Eaton Takes Over Assets of C.I. ESI de Colombia II-33
  • National Power Transmission Signs MoU with GE Energy Services II-33
  • American Electric Power Inks Agreements with China Huaneng and State Grid Corporation of China II-33
  • Smith Interconnect Takes Over Power Holdings II-34


  • Crompton Greaves Commences Transformer Facility in US II-35
  • BHEL Opens New Core & Tank Shop in Uttar Pradesh II-35
  • Hyosung Wins Export Contract for High-Voltage Transformers in Britain II-35
  • Esennar to Establish Transformers Facility in Andhra Pradesh II-35
  • BHEL Inks Power Equipment Joint Venture with Toshiba II-35
  • Hyundai Heavy Starts Construction of Transformer Facility in Alabama II-36
  • Vattenfall Sells 50Hertz Transmission GmbH to Elia and Industry Funds Management II-36
  • ABB Wins USD47M FACTS Delivery Assignment to Peru II-36
  • Willbros Group Acquires InfrastruX Group II-36
  • Lex Products Snaps Up Contract for Electricity Distribution Replacement II-36
  • GE to Supply Power Generation Equipments and Services to Iraq II-37
  • eSolar and Penglai Electric Sign Landmark Agreement II-37
  • Battelle Flags Off Two Smart Grid Technology Projects II-37
  • Dongfang Electric Corporation Further Acquires 27.3 percent Stake in Dongfang Heavy Machinery II-37
  • Jinnah Hydropower Project Adds 96 MW Power to National Grid II-38
  • QTC Energy To Double Electric Transformer Production Capacity II-38
  • Siemens Inks EUR7.6 Million Electric Equipment Supply Deal with EVN Hanoi II-38
  • Siemens Lays Foundation for New Building at Nuremberg Site II-38
  • Siemens Energy to Supply Wind Turbine to Pattern's Manitoba Wind Farm II-39
  • Cina Gezhouba Group Signs US$460 Million Hydropower Project Deal with Agus II-39
  • PLN Requires Additional Funds for Building Transmission Networks II-40
  • Generac Introduces New Brand for Power Generation Equipment II-40
  • Titan Energy Inks Subdealer Agreement with Russell Electric II-40
  • Leader Universal Holdings to Invest in Cambodia's Power Supply Project II-41
  • Quanta Services Signs Agreement with Valard Construction II-41
  • Willbros Group Takes Over InfrastruX Group II-41
  • Pioneer Power Solutions Takes Over Jefferson Electric II-42
  • Lex Products Bags Task Order from US Marine Corps II-43
  • India to Sign MoU with Sri Lanka for Power Transmission System II-43
  • SEG to Launch Phase-II of Lingang Nuclear Power Equipment Base II-43
  • Sandvik Materials Technology Signs Supply Agreement with SENPECL II-44
  • GE-HNE Signs Agreement with NPCIL and BHEL for Nuclear Power Plants II-44
  • BPA Plans to Construct Power Transmission Line of 500KV II-44
  • A-Power Energy Initiates Wind Power Equipment Base in Shenyang II-45
  • RGPPL Inks Comprehensive Service Agreement with GE Energy II-45
  • Alstom-Bharat Forge Unveils Plan to Establish Plant at Mundra SEZ II-45
  • City Light Bags Electric Distribution System Contract II-45
  • Xiangtan Electric Acquires Dutch Wind Technology II-45
  • Siemens Acquires Two Metal Companies in China II-46
  • Turkey and Georgia Regions to Set Up Electricity Transmission Line II-46
  • Sensus Takes Over Telemetric Corp II-46
  • Siemens Bags New Order II-46
  • SGCC Invests in Shanghai-Xiangjiaba UHVDC Transmission Development II-47
  • SGCC Initiates Five Projects in Southwest China II-47
  • Siemens Initiates Turkish Facility in Turkey II-47
  • KEC Secures Two Orders from Power Grid II-47
  • ABB Bags Order from Eskom II-47
  • GE, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Partner for Power Plant Turbines II-48
  • EMAL Receives GE Frame 9FA Gas Turbine for Smelter Site II-48
  • Suntech Power Signs MoU with Canadian Company II-48
  • BHEL to Establish Power Transmission Equipment Plant II-49
  • UETCL Announces Ten-Year Power Transmission Plan II-49
  • Toromont Mulls Acquisition of Enerflex II-49
  • Tata Power to Enhance Electricity Transmission with 3M ACCR II-49
  • Zenergy Power Inks Collaborative Agreement for Transmission-Voltage FLC II-50
  • Alberta Electric System Operator Gains Approval for Wind Development Projects II-50


  • Eaton Launches Arc-Resistant Front-Accessible Switchgear II-51
  • Bryant Unlimited Introduces New Power Distribution Unit II-51
  • Eaton Introduces Series NRX® Low Voltage Power Circuit Breaker II-52
  • S&C Electric Unveils Asset Monitoring Services II-52
  • Alstom Unveils Innovative Solutions for Power Grid Application II-53
  • GridSense Introduces LineIQTM Transmission and Distribution Line Monitoring System II-54
  • Eaton Corporation Launches New Power Xpert CX II-54
  • Siemens Introduces 1200 kV SF6 Circuit Breaker II-54


  • Crompton Greaves Announces 1,200 KV Capacitive Voltage Transformer II-55
  • Dong Anh Electric Equipment Unveils Vietnam's First 500-kV Transformer II-55
  • Siemens Develops Largest HVDC Transformer in India II-55
  • Korea Electric Power to Partner with 3 Local Firms for HVDC System II-55
  • GE Launches New Zenith ZTE Series ATS System II-56


  • Alstom (France) II-57
  • ABB (Switzerland) II-57
  • Actuant Corporation (USA) II-57
  • Acme Electric (USA) II-58
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (India) II-58
  • Cooper Industries Plc (Ireland) II-58
  • Crompton Greaves Ltd. (India) II-59
  • Eaton Corporation (USA) II-59
  • EGS Electrical Group (USA) II-60
  • Federal Pacific Company (USA) II-60
  • G&W Electric Company (USA) II-60
  • General Electric Company (USA) II-60
  • Hammond Power Solutions Inc (Canada) II-61
  • Howard Industries, Inc. (USA) II-61
  • Kirloskar Electric Company Limited (India) II-61
  • Larsen & Toubro Limited (India) II-62
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan) II-62
  • Powell Industries, Inc. (USA) II-62
  • S&C Electric Company (USA) II-63
  • Schneider Electric SA (France) II-63
  • Siemens (Energy Sector) AG (Germany) II-63


III. Market









IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 287 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 330)

  • The United States (56)
  • Canada (8)
  • Japan (7)
  • Europe (125)
  • - France (16)
  • - Germany (14)
  • - The United Kingdom (24)
  • - Italy (11)
  • - Spain (11)
  • - Rest of Europe (49)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (117)
  • Latin America (5)
  • Africa (5)
  • Middle East (7)

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