Vacuum Interrupter Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Vacuum Interrupter Market Research Report: Information by Rated Voltage (0–15 kV, 15–30 kV and Above 30 kV), Contact Structure (Flat Contact, Spiral Contact and Axial Magnetic/Field Contact), Application (Circuit Breaker, Load Break Switch, Recloser, Contactor, Tap Changer and others), End-Use Industry (Utilities, Oil & Gas, Mining Sector, Transportation Sector and others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and South America) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/E&P/7115-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 111 pages

Vacuum Interrupter Market Scenario


Vacuum Interrupter Market size is projected to reach USD 3.64 Billion by 2025, with 6.53% CAGR between 2019 and 2025.


The major factors driving the growth of the global vacuum interrupter market include the expansion of transmission & distribution networks and the increasing rate of industrialization & urbanization. For instance, in May 2016, the Asian government developed 15-year National Distribution Grid Expansion Plan under the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) support, which covers the technical, financial, and economic aspects of distribution expansion in PNG Power Ltd. Under this plan, the government has set a target of 70% electrification by 2030. However, the demand for uninterrupted power supply from utilities would act as an opportunity for the global vacuum interrupter market.


Key Players


The Key Players operating in the Global Vacuum Interrupter Market are ABB (Switzerland), Eaton (Ireland), Siemens (Germany), General Electric (US), LSIS Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Shaanxi Baoguang Vacuum Electric Device Co., Ltd. (China), Meidensha Corporation (Japan), Wuhan Feite Electric Co., Ltd. (China), Chengdu Xuguang Electronics Co., Ltd. (China), Shaanxi Joyelectric International Co., Ltd. (China), Crompton Greaves Limited (India), and Kirloskar Electric Company (India).


Many major players such as ABB, Siemens, and Eaton are actively focusing on signing contracts and agreements with utilities and industries to supply vacuum interrupter switches and vacuum circuit breakers. For instance, in July 2017, ABB has signed a contract with Network Rail (UK) to supply medium voltage vacuum circuit breakers to upgrade the power infrastructure for its East Coast Main Line power upgrade project. This contract has helped the company expand its business in the UK. However, the lack of existing government policies for vacuum interrupter testing is expected to restrain the growth of the vacuum interrupter market.


The Global Vacuum Interrupter Market has been segmented based on rated voltage, contact structure, application, end-use industry, and region. Based on rated voltage, the global market is segmented into 0–15 kV, 15–30 kV, and above 30 kV. The 0–15 kV segment is expected to hold the largest share of the market and is expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. This is because electrical interrupter switch included in this voltage range has extensive applications in electricity distribution substations and industries, such as mining and oil & gas. Based on the contact structure, the global market is segmented into flat contact, spiral contact, and axial magnetic/field contact. The spiral contact segment is expected to hold the largest market share and grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Based on application, the global vacuum interrupter market has been segmented into a circuit breaker, load break switch, recloser, contactor, tap changer, and others. The circuit breaker segment is expected to hold the largest share of the market due to the growing demand for electric power transmission and increasing manufacturing industries, infrastructure development, and urbanization in developing countries. Based on end-use industry, the global market is segmented into utilities, oil & gas, mining sector, transportation sector, and others. The utility segment is expected to hold the largest market share and be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period due to the need for new electrical gadgets and the increasing demand for electricity and utility services.


Market Segmentation


 Vacuum Interrupter Market


The Global Vacuum Interrupter Market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period owing to the growing demand for enhancing the power distribution network in developing countries.


Based on region, the global vacuum interrupter market is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and South America. Asia-Pacific holds the largest share of the vacuum interrupter market owing to the presence of several major vacuum interrupter manufacturers and the rapid growth of the transmission & distribution sector in the region.


The vacuum interrupter is an environment-friendly substitute to the SF6. They are vacuum-sealed ceramic bottles with stainless steel bellows to allow electrical contact movement in opening and closing operations. The contact materials for vacuum interrupters are selected by considering the factors such as residual gas content, erosion behavior, welding, breaking capacity, contact resistance, and chopping current.


Intended Audience



  • Government and research organizations

  • Consulting companies in the vacuum interrupter market

  • Raw material suppliers

  • Research consultants

  • Investors and shareholders



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2025: USD 3.64 Billion
  CAGR   6.53% CAGR (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Rated Voltage, Contact Structure, Application and End-Use Industry
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   ABB (Switzerland), Eaton (Ireland), Siemens (Germany), General Electric (US), LSIS Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Shaanxi Baoguang Vacuum Electric Device Co., Ltd. (China), Meidensha Corporation (Japan), Wuhan Feite Electric Co., Ltd. (China), Chengdu Xuguang Electronics Co., Ltd. (China), Shaanxi Joyelectric International Co., Ltd. (China), Crompton Greaves Limited (India), and Kirloskar Electric Company (India)
  Key Market Opportunities

  • Demand for uninterrupted power supply from utilities
  • New product launches and R&D amongst major key players
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Expansion of transmission & distribution networks
  • Increasing rate of industrialization & urbanization


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The market growth rate in the years ahead can be 6.53%.

    The global market for vacuum interrupter can touch a valuation of USD 3.64 Billion by 2025.

    Wuhan Feite Electric Co., Ltd. (China), LSIS Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Chengdu Xuguang Electronics Co., Ltd. (China), ABB (Switzerland), Meidensha Corporation (Japan), Shaanxi Baoguang Vacuum Electric Device Co., Ltd. (China), Siemens (Germany), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), Crompton Greaves Limited (India), General Electric (US), Eaton (Ireland), Shaanxi Joyelectric International Co., Ltd. (China), Kirloskar Electric Company (India), are the prominent companies in the market.

    North America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East & Africa, South America and Europe are the primary regions where the market is expected to grow in the coming years.

    The significant end-users in the global market are oil & gas, utilities, transportation sector, mining sector, and others.