UPS Battery Market Size & Share Report, 2022, 2028

UPS Battery Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis By Product Type (Lead-Acid, Lithium-Ion, and Other Product Types) and Application (Commercial, Residential, and Other Applications)

Publication Month : Mar 2021

  • Report Code : TIPRE00011151
  • Category : Electronics and Semiconductor
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 147
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The UPS battery market was valued at US$ 695.6 million in 2020 and is projected to reach US$ 1,475.7 million by 2028; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2021 to 2028.

The battery is one of a crucial component of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The UPS battery is accountable for long life span and good performance of UPS. Thus, regular maintenance of battery is must. Lithium-ion (Li-ion), Lead-acid, and nickel cadmium are the major types of UPS batteries available for community of end users including from commercial to industrial sector. With growing number of large data centers in corporate sector; electrical appliances, & gadgets like computers; critical infrastructure; or industrial processes, adoption of UPS is booming which is further stimulating the scope of UPS batteries. In addition to their, with a rise in mission-critical facilities and industries using data center, the demand for UPS battery solution offering reliability, safety, and superior performance is also expanding. The UPS depends on getting equip with right batteries, configuring properly, and keeping them carefully. The end user may require power server for the business; run an entire building; or safeguard sensitive medications which are being stored at highly precise temperatures. In the course of testing, the Battery Electric Storage System, a world’s largest UPS system, in Fairbanks, Alaska had generated 46 megawatts of energy that was sufficient to run entire city. Therefore, to support in such activities, the demand for UPS is booming. With a growth in UPS, the demand for UPS batteries will also rise. Grid storage, residential grid storage, and electric vehicles are some other applications using UPS which are expected to fuel the production and sales cycle of UPS batteries as well.

Factors such as high inclination towards using Li-ion batteries due to their 60-70% lighter weight, 5times faster recharge cycle, 30-50% total cost of ownership, and 2-3times of longer expectancy life over lead-acid batteries is encouraging the end user to use Li-ion batteries. Increasing number of large data centers in countries like the US and expanding scope of digitization backed by government support is further stimulating the use of advanced systems to ensure no disturbance is caused by power failures. Moreover, rising demand for power back solutions in Asian economies like India is another factor which will also play a positive role in influencing the market growth.

Critical raw materials are utilized during the manufacturing process of UPS batteries such as Li-ion, lead-acid, or nickel cadmium. For manufacturing Li-ion batteries, over 80% of lithium production at a global scale comes from Chile, Australia, and Argentina. The mentioned raw material is provided to UPS battery manufacturers for the manufacturing of UPS batteries to prevent anu stoppage of production during power failures. Some of the key market players/manufacturers in the global UPS battery market includes EATON Corporation, Exide Industries Ltd., Schneider Electric SE, and GS Yuasa International Ltd. among many others.

The major end-users of the UPS battery market include commercial, residential, and industrial sector. Food & beverage, pharmaceutical, power generation plants, and aerospace are some of the crucial industries surrounded with possibilities of power failures and very high ambient temperature. Owing to the fact that UPS batteries are a key component of the UPS; It is accountable for good performance and long-life span of UPS. In addition to their use, data centers, corporates, domestic appliances, and electrical gadgets are other applications of UPS. With growing penetration of UPS, the scope of UPS battery will enhance.

However, unfavorable growth conditions globally and disruptions in supply chain and manufacturing plants due to ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has affected the growth rate of UPS battery market in 2020 and it is expected to have some negative impact for coming few quarters. The outbreak has affected global supply chains and business revenues due to factory shutdowns, border closing, and trade bans across the globe. However, with an opening of several markets globally, vaccination development, and initiatives taken by various governments to support economic & industrial growth, the future demand of UPS and UPS batteries is anticipated to grow at a positive and steady pace in the coming years.

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Market Insights

Growing Applications of UPS Battery in Data Centers

Due to the rising data related services, there has been a huge increase in demand for data centers worldwide, which is driving the demand for UPS. Cloud-based services require to be online to provide services, which is surging the need for UPS systems. The growing trend of cloud computing and virtualization has led to a rise in data centers globally. As per the Energy Innovation 2020 facts, some of the largest data centers in the globe can contain several IT devices and need ~100 megawatts (MW) of power capacity, which is sufficient to power ~80,000 households in the US. In 2018, the worldwide data centers consumed ~205 terawatt-hours (TWh) or 1% of global electricity. At present, there are 4,738 colocation data centers from 127 countries.

Product Type-Based Market Insights

Based on product type, the UPS battery market is segmented into lead-acid, Li-ion, and other product type. Lead-acid batteries have showed a record of better reliability when deployed in uninterruptible power supply systems. In case of large power applications where the weight is not a prime concern, lead-acid batteries act as the most economical choice. This cost-effectiveness, combined with high tolerance, low internal impedance, and other performance qualities, is making them ideal for small-scale power storage like UPS systems; large & grid-scale power systems; and starting, lighting, and ignition power sources for automobiles.

Application Based- Market Insights

In terms of application, the UPS battery market has been segmented into commercial, residential, and others. UPS batteries are used in a wide range of applications including workstation, server room, network closet, large data center, computer room, financial or bank systems, industrial processing, internet hosting sites, and medical & emergency applications. The commercial segment of UPS battery includes offices, telecommunication, data centers, and other commercial buildings.

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UPS Battery Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 695.6 Million in 2020
Market Size Value byUS$ 1,475.7 Million by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 10.6% from 2021-2028
Forecast Period2021-2028
Base Year2021
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Product development is the commonly adopted strategy by companies to expand their product portfolio. GS Yuasa., Schneider Electric, Vertiv Group, Exide Industries, and CSB Battery Co., among others are the key players implementing strategies to enlarge the customer base and gain significant share in the global UPS Battery Market, which in turn permits them to maintain their brand name. A few of the recent key developments are:

  • In 2021, GS Yuasa has expanded its range of SWL batteries with two new ones for UPS applications.
  • In 2020, FIAMM Energy Technology S.p.A. had attended the Middle East Energy event held from 5 to 7 March. At the event, the company showcased the FLB and FHT ranges, both with AGM technology, suitable for security systems, UPS, and telecommunications.

UPS Battery Market Segmentation:

By Product Type

  • Lead-acid
  • Lithium-Ion
  • Other Product Types

By Application

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Other Applications

Company Profiles

  • CSB Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
  • East Penn Manufacturing Company
  • EATON Corporation
  • Exide Industries Ltd.
  • FIAMM Energy Technology S.p.A.
  • GS Yuasa International Ltd.
  • Leoch International Technology Limited
  • Northstar
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Vertiv Group Corp
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Product Type and Application

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Frequently Asked Questions

Which factor is driving the UPS market?

Presently, the Li-ion battery—which is highly used for energy storage and power supply—is being heavily adopted for various industrial applications. Several benefits of Li-ion batteries such as higher energy efficiency and extended battery life provided are leading to wider adoptions in commercial and residential applications. Use of Li-ion battery for UPS provides better operating parameters, safer chemistries, strong materials, and less stressed user environments. Li-ion batteries are extensively used across all the regions in order to introduce economical and energy-efficient battery technology. In Europe, the continuously surging cost of real estate is positively influencing the adoption of Li-ion battery in the region. Besides, the growing investments in industrial material-handling operations, especially in Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands, are boosting the adoption of Li-ion batteries in Europe. There is an increase in adoption of Li-ion battery in UPS in emerging economies of Africa and the Middle East.

Which product type led the UPS market?

The lead acid segment led the market in 2019 with highest share and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period. Lead-acid batteries have showed a record of better reliability when deployed in uninterruptible power supply systems. In case of large power applications where the weight is not a prime concern, lead-acid batteries act as the most economical choice. This cost-effectiveness, combined with high tolerance, low internal impedance, and other performance qualities, is making them ideal for small-scale power storage like UPS systems; large & grid-scale power systems; and starting, lighting, and ignition power sources for automobiles.

What factors are providing opportunities for UPS market?

The UPS industry in developing countries is likely to grow slowly but steadily. Due to power shortage in various countries, the UPS battery market is indisputably growing with advanced technologies and methodologies being integrated and implemented. Despite implementation of several government policies, emerging economies are still not able to meet the target to become electricity-surplus nations. Thus, deployment of UPS systems is inevitable. India, for instance, is implementing various policies to introduce UPS systems for strong power back-up solutions. For instance, the National Solar Mission, a government initiative, has driven the solar-based backup power solutions. Due to such initiatives, there is an increase in demand for power in semi-urban and rural areas, which contributes considerably to the growth of the UPS industry in India.

The List of Companies - UPS Battery Market

  1. CSB Battery Co., Ltd.
  2. East Penn Manufacturing Company
  3. Eaton Corporation plc
  4. Exide Industries Limited
  5. FIAMM Energy Technology S.p.A
  6. GS Yuasa International Ltd.
  7. leoch International Technology Limited Inc.
  8. NorthStar Group Services, Inc.
  9. Schneider Electric SE
  10. Vertiv Group Corporation

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