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Load Bank Market Trends

ID: MRFR//1270-HCR | 100 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar| July 2024

Global Load Bank Market Overview:

Load Bank Market Size was valued at USD 0.18 Billion in 2022. The Load Bank Market industry is projected to grow from USD 0.19 Billion in 2023 to USD 0.2 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.70% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Increased demands for energy, as well as increased demand for the oil and gas industry are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Load Bank Market Overview

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

Load Bank Market Trends

  • Increase in the Snow Balling Marine Industry propels market growth

Market CAGR for load bank is being driven by the rise in the snow balling marine industry. The demand for raw materials is driven by private investments in developing economies in a variety of manufacturing businesses. Furthermore, cruise liners are becoming increasingly popular among vacationers. These factors will almost certainly result in favourable growth for the transportation industry. On ships that travel for months at a time, all backup systems must be tested. Another benefit of Resistive Load Banks testing is that it allows you to test a prime mover and generator at full capacity. These reasons are likely to boost the market for Resistive Load Banks.

A data centre is a structure that is dedicated to housing several computer systems and their supporting components, such as storage systems and telecommunications. Enterprise data centres, managed data centres, colocation data centres, and could data centres are all examples of data centres. With the increasing acceptance of cloud computing, significant data analysis, digitalisation of enormous physical data sets, and data becoming the new oil, there has been a surge in demand for data centres around the world. Supercomputers serve an important role in computational science by handling and performing tasks that would otherwise take months or years. They help with quantum mechanics computation, weather forecasting, and climate research, among other things. Furthermore, millions of devices are now linked to the cloud. During the projected period, the market for resistive load banks is expected to develop due to the growth of the data centre market.

Additionally, smart grids considerably improve energy efficiency by utilising distributed energy resources (DER), such as electricity from renewable energy sources, to assist utilities in responding to demand patterns. Smart grids connect consumers and commerce to wind farms or power plants by combining analogue and digital information via computer-based remote control and automation methods. Load banks are critical for ensuring the safe and timely commissioning of substation components in a smart grid network. Efficient charge banking is gradually being adopted to improve the demand response capabilities of a building tied to a smart grid. The advent of smart grid, in particular, will raise demand for load banks and, as a result, the load bank market.

Load Bank Market Segment Insights:

Load Bank Type Insights

The Load Bank Market segmentation, based on type includes resistive, reactive, and resistive/reactive. The reactive segment is predicted to increase at a 6.9% CAGR. Reactive Load Banks are used to model power network systems that are impacted by electric motors or other electromagnetic devices. Reactive load bank monitoring simulates real-world scenarios that a generator might encounter. This is more difficult and time-consuming than a resistive charge bank check. Load bank reactive testing can replicate inductive or capacitive loads and investigate alternator operation, KVAR sharing, and transient response. When electricity is supplied to motor-driven machinery, transformers, and capacitors by generator, reactive testing is appropriate. The charge in the test converts the current into a measured magnetic field.

Figure1: Load Bank Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Load Bank Market, by Type

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

Load Bank Application Insights

The Load Bank Market segmentation, based on application, includes power generation, government/military, maritime/shipyards, oil, gas & nuclear, data centers, industrial and others. In 2022, the power generation segment will dominate the market. A load bank is utilised to offer an emergency backup power source in the event of a commercial or residential utility outage. These devices, sometimes called as standby generators, can be portable or stationary equipment large enough to be used by hospitals, universities, and other large institutions.

Load Bank Regional Insights

By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia Pacific Load Bank Market area will dominate this market, because of significant industrialisation expansion in China, India, and other countries. The demand for continuous power sources and backup power is likely to drive the region's load bank industry. The load bank market is predicted to grow during the forecast period due to factors such as huge investment in the real estate and industrial sectors, as well as increased demand for generators. Furthermore, the necessity for stable power sources in this area is projected to drive market expansion. Moreover, China’s Load Bank Market held the largest market share, and the Indian Load Bank Market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region

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

Figure2: Load Bank Market Share By Region 2022 (USD Billion)

Load Bank Market Share By Region

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

Europe Load Bank Market accounts for the second-largest market share as a result of increased power consumption, its use for various purposes such as testing resistive load banks during development phases at shipyards, etc. Further, the German Load Bank Market held the largest market share, and the UK Load Bank Market was the fastest growing market in the European region

The North America Load Bank Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is because of increased power generation capacity in the United States, which is driving demand for these devices among various utilities such as military facilities and commercial clients with high utility demands such as oil refineries, etc.

Load Bank Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Load Bank Market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Load Bankindustry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the Load Bank industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Load Bank industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Load Bank Market, including MS Resistances, Metal Deploye Resistor, and Hillstone including other prominent players which are Astro Geo Marine, Inc., ESSEX ELECTRO, MCM Engineering, Inc and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

Schneider Electric SE is a multinational French corporation specialising in digital automation and energy management. By merging energy technology, real-time automation, software, and services, it addresses homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure, and industries. Schneider Electric is a Fortune 500 corporation, a Euronext Exchange public company, and a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index. The corporation made €34.2 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2022. In April 2019, ASCO Power Technologies, a Schneider Electric company, has announced the release of its Sigma LT Control System for its trailer-mounted 5000 Series Load Banks. ASCO's Model 5505, 5605, and 5905 load banks can now be advanced controlled and data logged using the Sigma LT digital control system.

Rentaload is a load bank services provider with offices in the United Kingdom and Europe. Rentaload draws on its partners' extensive knowledge in the manufacture of load banks to provide its clients with rental/service solutions for resistive, inductive, and capacitive load banks designed and optimised exclusively for datacenters. Rentaload may supply loadbanks, cables, and accessories, as well as services such as set-up, de-mobilization, commissioning support, and commissioning for a variety of applications throughout Europe: testing diesel generators, acceptance testing server rooms, ballasting, unloading, and so on. In March 2020, Rentaload develops a data center-specific load bank that lets users to modify fan speeds and Delta T.

Key Companies in the Load Bank market include

  • Northbridge (Crestchic)


  • Metal Deploye Resistor

  • MS Resistances

  • Astro Geo Marine, Inc.

  • Aurora Generators

  • Coudoint

  • Jovyatlas

  • Hillstone


  • MCM Engineering, Inc.

Load Bank Industry Developments

In November 2019: Crestchic has completed its fifth cruise liner engine test at the Meyers shipyard in Turku, Finland, among leading industry-established generator and turbine firms. The job entailed transporting and managing a 20MVA load test at 11 kV/60Hz using two 6MVA Resistive/Reactive and two 6MVA Resistive load banks.

In June 2020: Emerson's new air dryers quadruple maintenance intervals in rail applications. Emerson has introduced two new compressed air dryers that are meant to drastically increase maintenance cycles, eliminate downtime, and cut energy costs in rail applications such as braking and door power.

In March 2019: Rentaload has introduced a new 100 kW load bank developed exclusively for white space testing. This load bank has a low Delta-T and is attached to the Rentalab machine, which can monitor up to 200 loadbanks at the same time to ensure that your tests are carried out precisely and in a consistent manner.

Load Bank Market Segmentation

Load Bank Market By Type Outlook

  • Resistive

  • Reactive

  • Resistive/Reactive

 Load Bank Market By Application Outlook

  • Power Generation

  • Government/Military

  • Maritime/Shipyards

  • Oil

  • Gas & Nuclear

  • Data Centres

  • Industrial

  • Others

Load Bank 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

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