As per Future Market Insights, the solid vacuum reclosers market is anticipated to attain a value pool of US$ 2 billion by 2023-end. Global demand for solid vacuum reclosers is expected to rise at a CAGR of 5.8% to US$ 3.5 billion in 2033.
Expected Market Value in 2023
US$ 2 billion
Projected Market Value in 2033
US$ 3.5 billion
Growth Rate (2023 to 2033)
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Insights into the Latest Trends Shaping the Solid Vacuum Reclosers Market
According to research, the Solid Vacuum Reclosers market is projected to grow steadily across regions, with around 6% projected CAGR over the 2021-2031 forecast period. These reclosers provide maximum continuity of electric service, in a simple and economical manner, to grid operators and other commercial and industrial customers.
In power distribution and transmission, reclosers act as fundamental powerhouse units. From the substation to the residential utility poles, they are used throughout the power distribution system. They range in size from modest single-phase systems to big-sized three-phase systems, found in substations and on high-voltage power lines.
They cut down on the length and frequency of outages, minimize operating costs, and boost customer service and the system's overall reliability.
These systems are beneficial as they considerably provide protection against many faults, such as different types of earth faults, broken wires, major transient short circuits, islanding, arc flashing, faults in tap changers, high or low power generation, and network overloads. The main advantage of a vacuum recloser is that it takes almost no time for a reclosing operation (between 100-300 msec).
When installed on a radial feeder, as part of feeder automation, reclosers automatically clear the faults in transient and help to isolate the permanent defects. They can be built to isolate failures selectively and guarantee that fewer consumers are impacted.
Thus the solid insulation configuration becomes an intrinsically trustworthy and environmentally friendly piece of intelligent automation. They save electric companies a lot of time and money since they allow power to be restored automatically after just a few flashes.
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Solid configured solid vacuum reclosers which are currently available in the market, are designed to be modular, which makes field up gradations easier and aids in simple, effective, and fast retrofits.
The single-phase configuration has a pole rotation mounting bracket for easier installation. Many versions of these products are designed to bear more lightweight, than existing conventional units because the compact design makes it easier to move and install.
Most reclosers are designed to be compatible with various sensors and controls available in the market. They are becoming smart-grid-ready with new provisions in their design such as a provision to add integral load-side voltage sensors or source-side voltage sensors.
The molded vacuum recloser design, in combination with microprocessor controls, accurately detects a wide variety of line disturbances and provides dependable, high-speed isolation for harsh situations.
These units are becoming increasingly popular among utility customers in Europe. The epoxy encapsulation and polyurethane insulation are providing arc tracking resistance, minimize temperature variation, aid heat insulation in control cabinets, and provide superior hydrophobicity in end-use applications.
In Europe, these recloser units are used in feeder automation applications in countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom.
With an increasing no. of industrial clusters, dependable power distribution will be critical to powering the region's next stage of growth, in countries such as India and China. For manufacturing outdoor products for substations, companies are setting up regional facilities in these countries.
Reclosers are also used on overhead power distribution systems to identify and interrupt transitory problems, as well as to increase system uptime. With the rising demand from utility sectors and grid operators, the region is becoming an innovation hub for various medium-voltage power categories.
Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers include
With developments in vacuum technology, solid vacuum reclosers manufacturers are providing various solutions with medium voltage components, for distribution and industrial networks. In regions of high growth in the power distribution industry, manufacturers are aiming to expand their base in these markets.
End-users such as power plants (substations and station supply systems), transformer substations at the primary distribution level, and other industrial users are being targeted. They are developing new products with the incorporation of a microprocessor for measuring, controlling, and remote control being one of the most recent advancements in vacuum interrupter technology.
This adds instantaneous tripping, delayed tripping, and over-current protection, as well as the ability to customize tripping duration, reclosing time, and frequency, for varied end-use applications.
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