Global Temporary Power Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Temporary Power Market by Fuel Type (Diesel, Gas, Others), Generator Rating (Less than 80 kW, 81-280 kW, and Above 280 kW), End User (Events, Utilities, Construction, Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Others), & Region - Global Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/E&P/1863-HCR | December 2022 | Region: Global | 111 Pages         

Temporary Power Market

Temporary Power Market is projected to be worth USD 9.41 Billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period (2022-2030)


By Fuel Type Diesel Gas Others
By Generator Rating Less than 80 kW 81-280 kW Above 280 kW
By End Use Events Utilities Construction Oil & Gas Mining Manufacturing Others

Key Players

  • Aggreko Ltd. (UK)
  • Atlas Copco (Sweden)
  • Caterpillar Inc. (US)
  • Cummins inc. (US)
  • Kohler Co. Inc. (US)
  • APR Energy PLC. (US)
  • Atco Power Ltd. (Canada)
  • Temp-Power Inc. (US)
  • Ashtead Group PLC. (UK)
  • Speedy Hire PLC. (UK)
  • United Rentals Inc. (US)
  • Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (US)
  • Smart Energy Solutions (New Zealand)
  • Rental Solutions & Services LLC. (UAE)
  • Trinity Power Rentals (Canada)
  • Diamond Environmental Services LLC. (US)


  • Aging power infrastructure
  • Rising construction activities
  • Increasing demand for reliable and continuous power
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Temporary Power Market overview 

The Temporary Power Market Size is expected to grow by 11% in the forecast period 2022-2030. 

Temporary power is a unique energy source that provides electricity during blackouts and outages. Every year, the demand for dependable power increases. Many countries' electrical infrastructures are nearing the end of their useful lives. It has resulted in several protests and power outages. The expense of electricity has caused daily operations to be disrupted. Furthermore, blackouts hurt a country's economy. Many places have adopted the temporary power solution as a result of these issues

Temporary power has various unique characteristics, including power sustainability, reliability, and efficiency. The temporary-power option is in high demand in the larger cities. In addition, the power utility sector is the primary end-user of temporary electricity. It is a low-cost, dependable power backup solution. In the next years, there will be a greater reliance on temporary power solutions. All of these reasons will raise the value of the market. The temporary power market is influenced by the aging of power infrastructure. As traditional power infrastructure is replaced, more people will need temporary power. The current electrical infrastructure is unreliable and does not supply backup power. The adoption of temporary power, on the other hand, will supply industries with continuous, reliable, and uninterrupted electricity.

Due to these factors, the temporary power solution is implemented in many regions. Power sustainability, reliability and efficiency are some of the exceptional features of temporary power. The larger cities have tremendous demand for the temporary-power solution. Also, the power utility sector is the key end-user of the temporary power market. It is a cost-efficient and reliable power backup solution. The reliance on temporary-power solutions will rise in the upcoming years. All these factors will increase the market value. 

Covid analysis 

The outbreak of covid 19 has curbed the overall growth of the temporary power market. The temporary-power market operations are facing disruptions due to this pandemic. The market players are facing plenty of challenges during this period. The less availability of raw materials and the fluctuating price is the market limitations. 

The key players of the market are taking preventive measures to control the losses in the market. The new wave of covid 19 can be hazardous to the temporary power market. Therefore, the market is changing the approach through new services and products. Some of the other effects of the pandemic are less demand from vendors, supply chain disruptions and product commercialization. There are both direct and indirect effects on covid 19 in the temporary power market. These factors can bring unfavorable changes to temporary power market outlook.

Market dynamics 

  • Crucial market drivers 

The ageing of power infrastructure acts as a crucial driver for the temporary power market. The replacement of conventional power infrastructure will lead to more adoption of temporary power. The current power infrastructures are not reliable and they do not provide backup electricity. However, the adoption of temporary power will provide continuous, reliable, and undisrupted power to industries. Also, the temporary power will satisfy the unique electricity needs in the market. Also, the supply of power is quick and efficient. These factors drive more demand for temporary power in the forecast period.

The growth of construction activities is another demand driving factor for the market. The construction operations increase the need for constant electricity. Also, the increase in buildings will ultimately raise the need for electricity. The operations of temporary power are wide in consecution and mining activities. Also, the demand for oil-gas and other industrial utilities will drive demand for the market. The rising need for a constant power supply is the most crucial driver. The rising industry and commercial activities are surging the need for continuous power. The temporary power solution meets the industry and commercial power requirements. 

  • Market growth opportunities

The stringent governmental norms to adopt energy-efficient solutions are higher. There is tremendous consumption of power in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. The use of a massive amount of electricity is depleting the power resources. Three is the constant requirement for power in all the sectors. However, there are plenty of difficulties to provide a constant power supply for residence and industries across the world.

However, the energy efficiency concept saves energy and consumption rate. There are plenty of alternatives for conventional electricity. The temporary power solution is one of the energy-efficient power sources. The adoption of renewable energy will reduce the worldwide demand for constant power supply. Renewable energy is efficient and sustainable. Therefore, there is going to be stringent norms to use renewable energy. It will ultimately create plenty of temporary power market growth opportunities. The rising need for a constant power supply will create more opportunities for temporary power. 

  • The market restraints 

Temporary power is cost-efficient energy. However, the market requires high investments. Investments are required to establish new temporary-power plants. The conventional power plants are massive in many regions. However, temporary power is renewable energy. There is a requirement to build new power plants in many regions of the market. The high investments required for establishing a temporary-power plant are the restraint in this market. Allocating investments can affect the production of the market.  Also, due to the covid 19 disruptions, there is a severe impact on the economy. The possibilities to allocate massive investments are less for the market. 

  • The market challenges 

The installation of energy-efficient temporary power plants is happening in many market regions. However, there is a higher risk of intermittency in this market. The climatic conditions and unexpected events can cause disruptions in the temporary power supply. Most of the end-users adapt to temporary power for the reliable and constant supply of power for commercial and industrial activities. However, these external challenges can affect the reliance on the market. These factors can decline the demand rate in the forecast period. Also, climatic changes can interrupt the supply of power during major industrial operations. The installation of a temporary power plant may slow down in the upcoming years. 

  • The cumulative growth analysis 

The temporary power market will witness stable growth during the forecast period. The diesel segment of the temporary power market is expected to witness massive growth. Also, the 280KW segmented of the market will be impressive demand rates. Few drivers will constantly increase market demand.

The ageing of power infrastructure and the requirement for continuous power will drive market demand. Also, the norms regarding the adoption of renewable energy will surge the temporary-power market growth opportunities. However, high investments and climatic changes pose a challenge. The key players of the market are taking measures to increase investment without disturbing market operations. Overall the temporary power market trends show remarkable growth. 

  • The value chain analysis 

North America is expected to hold a massive temporary power market share. The rising requirement for power is driving the temporary power market. There are plenty of renewable energy adoption and power generation capacities in this market. The key contributors in this region are the US and Canada. The ageing of power grid infrastructure is raising the need for temporary power. Also, the replacement of the old power infrastructure will provide growth opportunities for new temporary-power solutions. North America will record the highest demand rate in the forecast period. Also, the market expansion rates will be tremendous for the market. 

Segment overview 

By fuel type 

  • Gas 

  • Diesel 

By power rating 

  • 80 KW to 280 KW 

  • 280 KW to 600 KW 

  • Above 800 KW 


  • Oil and gas 

  • Manufacturing 

  • Mining 

  • Utilities 

  • Events 

  • Construction 

By region 

  • Asia pacific 

  • South America

  • Europe 

  • Africa 

  • Middle East 

Regional analysis 

The temporary power industry is segmented into Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Middle East Africa. North America will dominate the temporary power market in the forecast period. Rising demand for power and power conservation capacity is positively affecting the temporary power market.

USA and Canada are the key contributors to the market. The ageing power grid infrastructure in these regions is a crucial reason for high-market growth in this region. The Asia Pacific region is witnessing massive growth due to rising industrialization. The Asian market has India, Japan, China and Malaysia with exceptional market growth possibilities. Europe is a merging reason with high demand and market expansion rate. 

Competitive landscape 

The competition in the temporary poor market is expected to rise in the forecast period. The existing power generation market players will expand their market in the renewable power industry. The need to generate power that reduces carbon emission is the key strategy of the temporary power industry. The key players are establishing exceptional power plants to provide constant backup electricity. 

The key players of the temporary power market are 

  • Diamond Environmental Services

  • Aggreko Ltd

  • Trinity Power Rentals

  • Atlas Copco 

  • Rental Solutions & Services LLC

  • Caterpillar Inc. 

  • Energy Solutions

  • Cummins Inc

  • Smart Energy Solutions

  • Kohler Co., Inc

  • United Rentals, Inc

  • APR Energy PLC

  • Emp-Power, Inc

Recent developments 

  • EcoFlow, portable power, and renewable energy solutions company, revealed plans to enter the Indian market in December 2021. They also stated that the company's new expansion plan intends to provide doorstep-focused energy shortage resolution by supporting greener technologies in outdoor, vital, and professional applications, such as home backup, camping, motorcycling, construction, and filmmaking.

  • The key players of the market are launching new temporary power for the utility sector. This power supply is for water, sewage, electricity and telecommunications companies.

  • Ericson announced the debut of the NEXT Series of Jobsite Power Products in March 2021. Self-testing GFCI protection is included in the new UL 943, and open-neutral protection is included in the UL 1640. The market's major participants are introducing new temporary power for the utility sector.

  • The Asia Pacific market is expanding its temporary power market. The cell towers in this region require a constant power supply. Data centres, broadcasting, television and cable companies are prone to power outages. Also, the acquisitions and partnerships with the companies enable the temporary power market to expand its operations. 

  • The enable energy project is reviving more investments in the Asia Pacific and Europe region. 

  • The European Commission has approved Australian temporary power market reserve in view of the structural congestion issues that the Australian electricity grid is facing.

Report overview 

  •  Market overview highlights 

  •  Analysis based upon COVID 19

  •  Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  •  Value chain analysis

  •  Market segmentation overview

  •  The regional analysis

  •  Competitive landscape analysis

  •  Recent Developments

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2027: USD 9.41 Billion
  • 2030 : Significant value
  •   CAGR   11% CAGR (2022-2030)
      Base Year   2021
      Forecast Period   2022 to 2030
      Historical Data   2019 & 2020
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   Fuel Type, Generator Rating, End User
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   Aggreko Ltd. (UK), Atlas Copco (Sweden), Caterpillar Inc. (US), Cummins inc. (US), Kohler Co., Inc. (US), APR Energy PLC. (US), Atco Power Ltd. (Canada), Temp-Power, Inc. (US), Ashtead Group PLC. (UK), Speedy Hire PLC. (UK), United Rentals, Inc. (US), Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (US), Smart Energy Solutions (New Zealand), Rental Solutions & Services LLC. (UAE), Trinity Power Rentals (Canada), and Diamond Environmental Services, LLC. (US)
      Key Market Opportunities   Due to rising demand for continuous power supply
      Key Market Drivers

  • Aging power infrastructure
  • Rising construction activities
  • Increasing demand for reliable and continuous power

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    At 11% CAGR, the temporary power market can surge in the forecast period.

    The temporary power market can attain high valuation by 2030, states MRFR.

    The key players of the temporary power market are Diamond Environmental Services, Aggreko Ltd, Trinity Power Rentals, Atlas Copco, Rental Solutions & Services LLC, Caterpillar Inc., Energy Solutions, Cummins Inc, Smart Energy Solutions, Kohler Co., Inc, United Rentals, Inc, APR Energy PLC and emp-Power, Inc.

    Utility, oil and gas, manufacturing, and construction are sectors that use temporary power solutions.

    In North America, the rise in power demand can cause the temporary power market to surge.