The global power rental market size reached US$ 15.2 Billion in 2019. Power rental refers to the facility of temporarily renting power plants or generators for supplying energy to industrial units. It delivers functioning power equipment along with various scalable components, which are installed in power stations. It also offers reliability, flexibility, speed and cost-effectiveness to businesses for coping with brief shortages of power. The power rental services are aimed to stabilize utility power grids and provide additional energy to industries and support communities. Owing to this, it finds extensive application across the construction, mining, and oil & gas industries.
The rising demand for uninterrupted power supply along with rapid industrialization across the globe are the key factors driving the market growth. The increasing instances of unreliable power supply generated through small-scale power grids and limited access to the main transmission network has catalysed the demand for rental generators across the utility and manufacturing industries. Furthermore, there is a growing requirement for scalable rental equipment that can overcome the problems associated with voltage sags & swells, and power outages. Additionally, rising awareness regarding the benefits of outsourcing power equipment is also impacting the market positively. Power rental systems enables consumers to obtain equipment according to their requirements in a cost-effective manner. Moreover, the implementation of favourable government initiatives to expand metro and airport networks, along with the construction of hotels and shopping malls, are further increasing the demand for power rental across both the developed and emerging nations. Other factors, including the adoption of natural gas-based power generators and the increasing deployment of renewables as an alternative power source to reduce carbon emissions, are projected to drive the market further. Looking forward, the market is expected to reach a value of US$ 24.9 Billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 8.6% during 2020-2025.
Breakup by Equipment Type:
Breakup by Fuel Type:
Diesel currently is the most popular fuel type across the globe, owing to its higher energy density as compared to natural gas.
Breakup by Power Rating:
The 501 –2,500 kW power rating segment dominates the market.
Breakup by Application:
At present, base load/continuous power represents the leading application segment.
Breakup by End Use Industry:
The utility industry accounts for the majority of the market share.
North America exhibits a clear dominance in the market, holding the largest market share.
The report has also analyzed the competitive landscape of the market, with some of the key players being Aggreko Plc, Caterpillar, Inc., Atlas Copco Group, Cummins, Inc., United Rentals, Inc., HIMOINSA S.L., Horizon Acquisition (Horizon Power Systems), The Hertz Corporation, Generac Power Systems, Wacker Neuson SE, Wärtsilä Oyj Abp, Speedy Hire Plc, Smart Energy Solutions (SES), and SoEnergy International, Inc.
Key Questions Answered in This Report
The global power rental market was worth around US$ 15.2 Billion in 2019.
According to the estimates by IMARC Group, the global power rental market will exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.
The growing demand for uninterrupted power supply along with increasing pressure on power grids to cater to the rising power consumption needs, is currently driving the market for power rentals across the globe.
The emergence of electric power generators that help in reducing carbon emissions from conventional diesel-based gensets, represents one of the key trends in the global power rental market.
The market experienced a negative impact on account of the sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic as the implementation of numerous lockdown regulations has led to the temporary halt of numerous construction activities, thereby limiting the demand for power rentals.
On the basis of the fuel type, the market has been classified into diesel, natural gas and others. Amongst these, diesel accounts for the majority of market share.
On the basis of the power rating, the market has been categorized into up to 50 kW, 51 – 500 kW, 501 – 2,500 kW, and above 2,500 kW. At present, 501-2,500 kW leads the global market.
On the basis of the application, the market has been divided into peak shaving, standby power, and base load/continuous power. In this segment, base load/continuous power dominates the global market.
On the basis of the end use industry, the market has been segregated into utilities, oil & gas, events, construction, mining, and others. At present, the utility sector accounts for the largest market share.
Region-wise, the market has been classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America, where North America holds the largest market share.
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