Global Smart Motors Market - 2022-2029
The global smart motors market reached US$ XX million in 2021 and is expected to reach US$ XX million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period (2022-2029).
A smart motor is a motor that integrates several other components into one physical unit. Common configurations include a drive and motor but can also consist of integrated encoders, controllers, cabling and communication ports. Aside from the advanced processing power and control options that such motors offer, their other powerful feature is the improved connectivity options for motion control systems and complex industrial machinery designers.
Smart motors have become essential in various applications due to their low cost, great efficiency, and dependability in their recent power electronics and software developments. Customers move towards intelligent IoT-enabled electric motors because of repeated and often frustrating experiences of production downtime and their impact on the company's bottom line. Manufacturers' push comes from the encouragement to supply the best in the class electric motor, increase its efficiency and provide predictive motor maintenance at their customer production facilities.
The rising demand for energy-efficient solutions boosts the global smart motors market.
Rising demand for energy-efficient solutions
According to International Energy Agency, electric motors are liable for more than half of the global electricity use. Another important fact proposed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) study states that the share of the Asia-Pacific on global energy consumption is set to grow to 56% by 2035. Industrial motors' growth in electricity consumption is led by industrial motors (mainly in China). Electricity consumption has forced companies to opt for energy-efficient and sustainable approaches, such as smartening up electric motors and efforts to tackle inefficiencies. The key economic benefit for the client who has installed the smart sensor is predictive maintenance, resulting in significantly reducing production downtimes.
Governments worldwide are pushing minimum energy performance standards, frameworks, regulations, initiatives and policies. Significant push comes from the financial and banking institutions — providing loans, several support schemes and programs and credit lines for large-scale energy efficiency deployment projects. A smart motor system consumes less energy and has a longer rated life, saving money on energy and maintenance.
Compared to standard AC induction motors, an energy-saving motor saves 40-60% of the energy used. Mechanical losses are reduced in energy-efficient motors. For example, improved manufacturing procedures and higher-quality materials can reduce friction and electrical conduction losses. Electric motors emit around 6,800 metrics tons of carbon dioxide annually. A transition to energy-efficient motor systems can reduce the global electricity demand for electric motors by 20% to 30% by 2030.
High cost of the product
The high initial cost of smart motors has been challenging for various industries to shift from traditional motors to advanced motors in developing nations. Smart motors require a large capital investment and technical guidance compared to traditional motors. Due to high switching costs and fewer implementation rates, companies also consider variable frequency drive solutions. However, smart motors' variable frequency adjustments ability might harm equipment and the environment. Furthermore, smart motors need some additional spare components/parts, such as sensors and speed control devices, increasing the cost of the system. The factors mentioned above are expected to hinder the wide-scale use of smart motors.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
The COVID-19 outbreak has adversely impacted the smart motors market. Smart motors find automotive, oil & gas, industrial, aerospace & defense and mining applications. The weakening market demand from end-use industries has resulted in a decline in the smart motors market. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread in early 2020 and lockdowns was implemented worldwide, global car sales encountered an unprecedented drop. Early market data suggests that global car sales contracted in 2020 by an estimated 14% year-on-year despite a gradual recovery over the year.
The COVID-19 crisis affected the various industry groups much more drastically and severely. Between February and April 2020, the Europe index for total industrial production dropped by 29 points within two months. The index for consumer goods was halved and the index for capital goods fell by more than 40 points. Industrial production in the EU fell in April 2020 to a level corresponding to the 1990s.
The global smart motors market is segmented based on component, offering, end-user and region.
Growing electric vehicle sales will boost the demand for smart motors
Despite efforts to reduce fossil fuel consumption, the global carbon footprint has grown. Direct fuel use accounts for 24% of global CO2 emissions in the transportation industry. The carbon footprint of freight transportation – including all services by land is only increasing as more fossil fuel-powered passenger cars are substituted with electric vehicles. Global CO2 emissions from freight transport are anticipated to quadruple between 2010 and 2050. Organizations are attempting to solve the global emissions problem by boosting efficiency and reducing energy consumption and waste by merging the smart motor system with acquired electric car technologies.
Smart motors are an effective solution to a motor's excessive electricity usage. Smart motors are energy-efficient motors that use only the amount of energy required to start the vehicle, resulting in increased efficiency, reduced downtime and lower costs. Across all transport modes, the global EV sector will expand from over 11 million in 2020 to 145 million vehicles by 2030, an average growth rate of nearly 30%. In this scenario, EVs will account for about 7% of the road vehicle fleet by 2030, which will boost the demand for smart motors.
Expanding industrial sector in the emerging countries will boost the demand in Asia-Pacific
The region is a manufacturing hub for various sectors and automation has become a central facility requirement. Manufacturing is a major sector of China's economy and is transforming. Smart Motor Sensors have become a need for the successful implementation of Industry 4.0. Smart motors are used in various industries, including oil and gas, food, beverages, pharma, chemical processing, and agrochemical. The sensors facilitate predictive maintenance procedures by delivering detailed insight into machines and servo motors operating at the production center. Moreover, the industrial sector is anticipated to witness massive growth due to favorable government initiatives, including Make in China 2025 and Make in India, which will likely boost the demand for smart motors in various industries.
Oil & gas facilities and chemical processing plants involve hundreds of motors, pumping systems and drives operating at a constant speed, demanding control and monitoring of the pumping operations. Smart motor sensors have now installed the equipment to convert them into smart devices linked through a digital interface.
Various companies have expanded their market presence in the region due to lucrative opportunities in the forecasted period. For instance, in 2020, CG Power and Industrial Solutions began operations at its smart electric motor manufacturing unit in Maharashtra. The facility will make low voltage smart electric motors of power in the range of 75 kW to 1,000 kW and grow the company's product offerings in the domestic market.
The global smart motors market is moderately fragmented, with major companies in the market offering products with innovative advancements. These companies are investing in product developments to gain more market share. Major players in the market include Turntide Technologies, Schneider Electric, Technosoft SA, Siemens AG, Rockwell Automation, Inc, Somfy Systems, Inc, Moog Inc., WattLogic, Dunkermotoren GmbH and HSD Sp, among others.
Overview: Turntide Technologies develops sustainability technologies that drive down energy usage and operating costs in agriculture, buildings and electric transport, making a path to 100% renewable energy and business sustainability. The Smart Motor System is part of a Platform for Sustainable Operations, operated by a patented Turntide Optimal Efficiency Motor with cloud connectivity and intelligent automation.
Smart Motor System - TX Series: The slim profile motor is suitable for use in fan arrays in critical cooling systems. The product has optimal efficiency through superior device physics. It has a slim design to minimize the motor footprint and reduced bearing failure.
Key Development: In 2021, Turntide Technologies launched Turntide Transport, a new division focused on modernizing intelligent motor systems throughout the transportation industry. Turntide has entered the transport sector by acquiring 2 UK-based businesses, Hyperdrive Innovation Ltd. and BorgWarner Gateshead Limited.
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