Variable Speed Generator Market Research Report-Global Forecast till 2027

Variable Speed Generator Market Research Report by Generator Type (Variable Speed-Self Excited Induction Generator, Doubly Fed Induction Generator, Wound Rotor Induction Generator, Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator), Rating Type (Up to 100 KVA, 100 KVA-1MVA, 1MVA-25MVA, and Above 25 MVA), Technology (Power Electronics-based Variable Speed Generators, Mechanical Variable Speed Generators), Prime Mover (Internal Combustion Engines, Hydro Turbines, Steam & Gas Turbines, Wind Turbines), End-user ( Renewable Power Generation, Others), and Region-Global Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/E&P/5195-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2018-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Overview

Variable speed generators are electronic devices capable of providing the power source energy to move at optimal speeds. Its application in alternate energy producing systems can be used to enhance its capacity. The global variable speed generator market is expected to expand in size at 9.03% CAGR from 2018 to 2023 (forecast period), as per a new report by Market Research Future (MRFR). This can be credited to the looming energy crisis and dire need for renewable energy sources.

Supportive government policies on alternative energy is one of the biggest drivers of the variable speed generator market. High emphasis placed on energy-efficient products coupled with increased operational expenditure savings owing to the integration of variable speed generators can augment the market demand over the forecast period. Rapid industrialization and urbanization are factors touted to augur well for the market and boost the market size to USD 9,600 million by 2023.


The variable speed generator market is segmented by generator type, rating, technology, prime mover, and end-user. By generator type, the market depends comprises variable speed self-excited induction generator, doubly fed induction generator, wound induction generator, and permanent magnet synchronous generator. Power ratings of variable speed generators are categorized into up to 100 KVA, 100 KVA-1 MVA, 1 MVA-25 MVA, and above 25 MVA.

By technology, the market comprises mechanical and power electronics-based variable speed generators. The various prime movers which can integrate speed generators include hydro turbines, wind turbines, internal combustion engine, and combustion engines. End-users discussed in the variable speed generator market include renewable power generation, hydroelectric power generation, oil & gas mining, marine and shipbuilding, aerospace and telecommunications, commercial and residential, and others.

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the variable speed generator market covers the latest trends across four major regions – North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Rest-of-the-World (RoW). Among these, the APAC region led the market in 2017 and will continue to dominate till the end of the forecast period. Increasing government mandates on energy efficiency, slew of renewable energy sources, and modernization of hydropower plants are factors driving the regional market growth.

Key Players

Cummins Inc. (U.S.), Siemens AG (Germany), Ausonia srl (Italy), GENERAL ELECTRIC (U.S.), ABB (Switzerland), YANMAR CO., LTD. (Japan), Innovus Power Inc. (U.S.), Generac Power Systems, Inc. (U.S.), HIMOINSA (Spain), Fischer Panda GmbH (Germany), WhisperPower B.V. (The Netherlands), and others are prominent players profiled in the variable speed generator market report.

Research Methodology

Market Research Future offers comprehensive coverage of various industries while displaying a keen understanding of the different markets within. Our research model includes the in-depth study of every parameter that affects the variable speed generator market which allows insight into the nuances of the market while promoting consistently unique interpretations. Primary & secondary methods of data collection have been extensively utilized and include primary interviews as well as data from various credible sources. Accuracy is at the forefront of our underpinnings, which means we use both a top-down and bottom-up approach toward market estimations and validations. Additionally, our commitment to objectivity is visible in the transparency of our research methods and sources.

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by Generator Type

  • Variable Speed-Self Excited Induction Generator

  • Doubly Fed Induction Generator

  • Wound Rotor Induction Generator

  • Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by Rating Type

  • Up to 100 KVA

  • 100 KVA-1 MVA

  • 1 MVA-25 MVA

  • Above 25 MVA

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by Technology

  • Mechanical Variable Speed Generator

  • Power Electronics-Based Variable Speed Generator

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by Prime Mover

  • Hydro Turbines

  • Combustion Engines

  • Wind Turbines

  • Internal Combustion Engine

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by End-user

  • Hydroelectric Power Generation

  • Renewable Power Generation

  • Oil & Gas Mining

  • Aerospace and Telecommunications

  • Marine and Shipbuilding

  • Commercial and Residential

  • Others

Global Variable Speed Generator Market by Region

  • North America

    • The U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • K.

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia Pacific (APAC)

    • China

    • India

    • Japan

    • Australia

    • Rest of APAC

  • Rest-of-the-World (RoW)

    • Latin America

    • The Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global Variable speed generator is expected to record a substantial market valuation of 9.6 billion by 2023.

The global Variable speed generator is projected to register a moderate 9.03% CAGR in the forecast period.

The permanent magnet synchronous generator segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

The power-electronic based segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

A few major market players operating in the global Variable speed generator are ABB (Switzerland), Siemens AG (Germany), Ausonia srl (Italy), GENERAL ELECTRIC (U.S.), Cummins Inc. (U.S.), among others.