Pad-Mounted Switchgear is used in underground distribution system to ensure continuous and reliable electricity distribution. It increases the efficiency and reliability of the electrical supply with the advantage of being less susceptible to lightning and provides easy diagnosis of faults. Pad-Mounted Switchgear plays a crucial role in switching the loads in these electricity distribution systems.
Pad-Mounted Switchgear Market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 4.07 Billion in 2015 to USD 6.3 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2015 to 2020. Factors driving the pad-mounted switchgear market include increase in T&D infrastructure investment, growing trends toward undergrounding to ensure efficient & reliable power distribution systems.
• Increasing T&D Investment
• High Reliability of Underground Distribution Systems
Applications of pad-mounted switchgear are not limited to any single industry. There is scope for their usage in every industry in electricity distribution. All industries require uninterrupted, highly dependable power for continuous, optimum operations. This will lead to demand for reliable, underground distribution systems.