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Excitation Systems Market Research Report Information By Type (DC Excitation System, AC Excitation System, and Static Excitation System), By Controller Type (Analog and Digital), By Application (Synchronous Motors, and Synchronous Generators) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032


ID: MRFR/E&P/7148-HCR | 111 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| May 2024

Global Excitation Systems Market Overview:


Excitation Systems Market Size was valued at USD 2.6 Billion in 2023. The Excitation Systems market industry is projected to grow from USD 2.70 Billion in 2024 to USD 3.57 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.53% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). The requirement for synchronous machines to deliver stable performance, constant power supply, and sufficient plant operations are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Global Excitation Systems Market Overview1


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Excitation Systems Market Trends




  • Growing synchronous machine is driving the market growth




Market CAGR for excitation systems is being driven by the rising use of synchronous machine. An increase in demand for synchronous machines is necessary for dependable operation, a steady supply of power, and appropriate plant operations. Synchronized machines may be used to construct both synchronous generators and motors. The synchronous machine and excitation system provide for a steady and dependable power supply, which is necessary for efficient plant operation. The synchronous machine's excitation mechanism therefore affects operational readiness and ensures reliable long-term operation. Electric utilities, such as power generating plants, transmission, conveyance, and other utilities in rising nations, are driving up demand for simultaneous machines with excitation control systems for matrix dependability applications.   Concerns over warming, carbon emissions, and increasing pollution have changed energy use across nations. The government is implementing plans to address these environmental problems.


Additionally, renewable energy is expected to produce a third of the world's electricity. Hydropower still provides over half of the world's renewable electricity. Solar and wind power, the greatest renewable energy source in the world, gives the industry the most growth potential. The growing need for renewable energy is a crucial element driving the market for excitation systems. The annual report of the International Renewable Energy Agency states that 3 068 GW of renewable energy was available worldwide as of the end of 2021. The capacity for producing renewable energy rose by 260 GW in 2021. A total of 1.46 Terawatts of renewable energy capacity will be available by 2021, with Asia adding 60%. China added 121 GW, making it the biggest provider of the continent's new capacity. Consequently, it is anticipated that increased demand for renewable energy will drive the excitation systems market over the forecast period.


Synchronous machines, which are essential for dependable operation, a consistent supply of power, and suitable plant operations, are becoming increasingly in demand. Both synchronous generators and motors may be built using synchronized machinery. The synchronous machine and excitation system enable a dependable and continuous power supply for efficient plant operation. As a consequence, the synchronous machine's excitation mechanism has an impact on operational readiness and guarantees dependable long-term operation. The expansion of the business sector is being fueled by the rise in demand with simultaneous machine with excitation control systems for matrices dependable applications from electric utilities, including power production facilities, transmission, conveyance, and other utilities in developing countries. Thus, driving the Excitation Systems market revenue.


Excitation Systems Market Segment Insights:


Excitation Systems Type Insights


Based on type, the Excitation Systems market segmentation includes DC excitation systems, AC excitation systems, and static excitation systems. The static excitation system segment dominated the market, accounting for 35% of market revenue. Several advantages, including high performance, compact size, minimal losses, exceptional reliability, and excellent system responsiveness, boosted demand over the study period. In addition, increasing expenditures have been made on the infrastructure for transmission, power generation, and distribution in response to the predicted growth in energy demand from developing nations.


Excitation Systems Controller Type Insights


Based on controller type, the Excitation Systems market segmentation includes analog and digital. The analog segment dominated the market. Because it was convenient to migrate from analog to digital control, and because the digital excitation control systems' better transient and dynamic stability significantly improved generator performance, this factor contributed to the market's growth.


Excitation Systems Application Insights


The Excitation Systems market segmentation, based on Application, includes synchronous motors and synchronous generators. The synchronous generators generated the most income. The synchronous generator's purpose during operation is to deliver automatically controlled DC to the turbo-generator excitation winding. The generator system comprises a power generating system, automated regulators, protection and control systems, and other functional excitation systems. Various producers who compete in the electric vehicle industry are moving away from conventional induction motors and towards synchronous motors. As synchronous generators are produced in the next years, it is projected that growth in the power-generating industry will create a platform for synchronous generator sales growth.


Figure 1: Excitation Systems Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Excitation Systems Market, by Application


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Excitation Systems Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World. The North American Excitation Systems market will dominate this market; due to crucial advancements in end-use sectors, including oil and gas, synthetics, energy, mash, and paper, interest in simultaneous machines is rising.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, Spain, China, German, France, the UK, Italy, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: Excitation Systems Market Share By Region 2022 (USD Billion)


Excitation Systems Market Share By Region


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe has the second-largest market share for Excitation Systems. Growing urbanization and increasing income levels contribute to an increase in the demand for electrical equipment and electricity in the residential sector. Furthermore, the German Excitation Systems market dominated, while the UK Excitation Systems market grew fastest in Europe.


From 2023 to 2032, the Asia Pacific Excitation Systems Market will develop quickly due to the rise of renewable energy-based capacity, which is anticipated to raise demand for synchronous machine excitation control systems. The demand for electricity and electrical equipment in the residential sector grows as urbanization and income levels rise. Furthermore, the China Excitation Systems market had the highest market share, while the India Excitation Systems market was the fastest expanding in Asia.


Excitation Systems Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market companies are extensively spending R&D on increasing their product lines, which will help the Excitation Systems market grow even more. Important market developments include new product releases, contractual agreements, acquisitions and mergers, greater investments, and collaboration with other organizations. The Excitation Systems industry must produce cost-effective merchandise to flourish and thrive in a more competitive and increasing market climate.


Manufacturing locally to reduce operating costs is an effective business strategy manufacturers use in the worldwide Excitation Systems industry to serve clients and expand the market sector. The Excitation Systems industry has provided some of the most important benefits recently.  GE Renewable Energy, ABB and other major competitors in the Excitation Systems market are seeking to improve market demand by investing in R&D efforts.


ABB is building a more sustainable and resource-conserving future. The company's solutions combine technological know-how with software to enhance the creation, motion, and operation of things. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, ABB's 105,000 employees are committed to fostering innovations that speed up industrial development. ABB Ltd. is a holding company that creates and provides power and automation solutions. Through the following divisions, it does business: Electrification, Robotics & Discrete Automation, Industrial Automation, and Corporate and Other. In November 2019, The contract for a Copal hydroelectric power facility in Brazil has been awarded to ABB. The hydroelectric plant's performance and dependability have increased due to upgrades in the contract's excitation system and turbine speed restrictions.


The world's largest economy and the remotest settlements are powered by GE Renewable Energy, which uses the planet's vast resources of wind, sun, and water to produce green electricity. They design energy products, grid solutions, and digital services with an inventive spirit and an entrepreneurial approach to provide their clients worldwide with market-leading value.GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 gigawatts of clean, renewable energy and provided grid solutions to more than 90% of utilities worldwide. It combines onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions. In June 2020, The Kundah hydropower plant in India chose GE Renewable Energy to install and provide 500MV of turbine capacity. GE created, produced, and managed the storage turbine, excitation system, control & protection system, and other systems for the facility.


Key Companies in the Excitation Systems market include



  • General Electric (US)

  • VEO (Finland)

  • Amtech Power Ltd (India)

  • KONČAR (Croatia)

  • Voith (Germany)

  • Siemens (Germany)

  • Basler Electric (US)

  • Tenel s.r.o. (Czech Republic)

  • Nidec (Japan)

  • Andritz (Austria)

  • Reivax (Canada)

  • Automation Electronics (India)

  • ABB (Switzerland).


Excitation Systems Industry Developments


November 2020:Four generating units of the Governador José Richa hydroelectric facility on the Iguazu River will have excitation systems and speed regulation provided by ABB thanks to a contract the company secured. The solution used Predictive diagnostics to help Copel (Companhia Paranaense de Energia) improve the visibility of its operational data.


May 2020:The Sobradinho hydropower plant, located on the So Francisco River in Brazil, will undergo a complete renovation and digitization according to a contract that ANDRITZ signed with Companhia Hidrelétrica do So Francisco (CHESF). The range of supplies includes transformers, cooling, ventilation systems, excitation systems, turbine governors, and protection. It also includes medium- and low-voltage cubicles.


Excitation Systems Market Segmentation:


Excitation Systems Type Outlook



  • DC Excitation System

  • AC Excitation System

  • Static Excitation System


Excitation Systems Controller Type Outlook



  • Analog

  • Digital


Excitation Systems Application Outlook



Excitation Systems Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 2.6 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 2.70 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 3.57 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 3.53% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled  General Electric (US), VEO (Finland), Amtech Power Ltd (India), KONČAR (Croatia), Voith (Germany), Siemens (Germany), Basler Electric (US), Tenel s.r.o. (Czech Republic), Nidec (Japan), Andritz (Austria), Reivax (Canada), Automation Electronics (India), ABB (Switzerland)
Key Market Opportunities Increasing concern about warming
Key Market Dynamics The increased interest in synchronous machines


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Excitation Systems market size was valued at USD 2.6 Billion in 2023.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.53% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share in the market

The key players in the market are General Electric (US), VEO (Finland), Amtech Power Ltd (India), KONČAR (Croatia), Voith (Germany), Siemens (Germany),.

The Static Excitation System dominated the market in 2022.

The Synchronous Generators had the largest share in the market.

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