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Global Circuit Breaker Market Analysis 2023

Jun 19, 2023

Global Circuit Breaker Market

Dublin, Aug. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Circuit Breaker Market 2023-2028" report has been added to's offering.

The global circuit breaker market is expected to experience significant growth, with its size expanding from approximately USD 6.5 billion in 2023 to about USD 8.6 billion by 2028. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2028.

Several factors are driving this growth, including the increasing investments in power generation, particularly in renewable energy sources. There is also a growing global demand for a dependable and secure power supply, leading to the expansion and improvement of transmission and distribution networks. Furthermore, the railway sector is witnessing accelerated investments, further contributing to the growth of the circuit breaker market.

The report provides a comprehensive overview of the circuit breaker market across various regions. Its main goal is to estimate market size and evaluate future growth potential in different segments, including insulation type, voltage, installation, end user, and region. Moreover, the report includes a detailed competitive analysis of key market players, showcasing their company profiles, recent developments, and main market strategies.

The market is segmented based on insulation type, voltage, installation, end-user, and region, with a special focus on analyzing industry trends. Additionally, the report offers a market share analysis of top players, supply chain insights, and company profiles, collectively offering valuable insights into the competitive landscape and emerging high-growth segments within the circuit breaker market.

Prominent companies in the circuit breaker market, such as ABB (Switzerland), Schneider Electric (France), Siemens (Germany), Mitsubishi Electric (Japan), and Eaton (Ireland), play a significant role in shaping the industry's landscape.

Gas Circuit Breakers Lead the Market

Gas circuit breakers are projected to dominate the circuit breaker market in terms of insulation type during the forecast period. This dominance is attributed to their advantageous features like high dielectric properties and space-saving benefits. The Asia Pacific region is expected to have the largest market share for gas circuit breakers, followed closely by Europe. Investments in renewable energy sources in these regions are fueling the demand for upgrades to existing substations or new installations, particularly in SF6-based gas-insulated switchgear, driving the market for gas circuit breakers.

T&D Utilities as a Growing Segment

In the circuit breaker market, the industrial segment is set to exhibit the highest growth rate from 2023 to 2028. The increasing demand for electrical power is leading to higher investments in transmission and distribution infrastructure. Modern substations now serve as data hubs, necessitating the integration of smart utility solutions to improve protection and reduce energy losses.

Incorporating sensors into circuit breakers offers multiple advantages, including power quality measurements, reduced interruptions, secondary equipment protection, simplified maintenance, remote monitoring, and minimized use of valuable materials. Among the end-user segments, the transmission and distribution (T&D) sector is experiencing the fastest growth due to infrastructure upgrades and growing electricity demand in power utilities.

Asia Pacific's Rapid Growth

The circuit breaker market is witnessing rapid expansion in the Asia Pacific region, followed by Europe and North America. This growth is driven by the increasing development of transmission and distribution networks and industrialization initiatives, particularly in countries like China, Japan, and South Korea.

Notably, the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) plans significant investments in electric power infrastructure upgrades, including substantial funds for smart grids. Similarly, South Korea's Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) is investing heavily in a nationwide smart grid infrastructure. These investments are anticipated to boost the demand for circuit breakers in the Asia Pacific region.

Key Attributes

Report Attribute


No. of Pages


Forecast Period

2023 - 2028

Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2023

$6.5 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2028

$8.6 Billion

Compound Annual Growth Rate


Regions Covered


Premium Insights

Rising Inclination Toward Renewable Energy Sources to Boost Demand for Circuit Breakers

Circuit Breaker Market in Asia-Pacific to Grow at Highest CAGR During Forecast Period

T&D Utilities and China Dominated Circuit Breaker Market in Asia-Pacific, by End-user and Country, Respectively, in 2022

Outdoor Segment to Dominate Circuit Breaker Market, by Installation, in 2028

High Voltage Segment to Capture Larger Share of Circuit Breaker Market, by Voltage, in 2028

T&D Utilities Segment to Account for Largest Share of Circuit Breaker Market, by End-user, in 2028

Market Dynamics


Increasing Investments in Power Generation Using Renewable Energy Sources

Rising Global Demand for Reliable and Secure Power Supply

Growing Focus of Developing Countries on Modifying and Upgrading Existing T&D Infrastructure

Rising Deployment of Modern Train Control Systems to Enhance Safety


Stringent Environmental and Safety Regulations for Sf6 Circuit Breakers

Availability of Low-Cost Products by Local Players from Unorganized Sector


Increasing Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies to Protect and Control Power Equipment

Pressing Need to Replace Aging Grid Infrastructure and Build Reliable T&D Networks


Risk of Cyberattacks on Modern Circuit Breakers


Revenue Shift and New Revenue Pockets for Circuit Breaker Manufacturers

Companies Profiled


Brush Group

CG Power and Industrial Solutions

Chint Electrics Co. Ltd.


Efacec Power Solutions

ENTEC Electric & Electronic

Fuji Electric

Hyundai Electric

Kirloskar Electric

LS Electric

Mitsubishi Electric



Powell Industries

SAFVOLT Switchgears


Schneider Electric



Sriwin Electric

Tavrida Electric

TE Connectivity

Toshiba Corporation

Yueqing Aiso Electric

Yueqing Liyond Electric

Key Topics Covered

1 Introduction2 Research Methodology3 Executive Summary4 Premium Insights5 Market Overview6 Circuit Breaker Market, by Insulation Type7 Circuit Breaker Market, by Installation8 Circuit Breaker Market, by End-user9 Circuit Breaker Market, by Voltage10 Circuit Breaker Market, by Region11 Competitive Landscape

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