Microgrid Control System Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Report Covers Microgrid Control System Market Growth and it is segmented by type (Grid-connected, Off-Grid, and Hybrid), Application (Utilities, Cities and Municipalities, Defense, Industrial, and Other), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa). The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value in USD for all the above segments.

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Microgrid Control Systems Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 4.27 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 7.79 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 12.77 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

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*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Microgrid Control System Market Analysis

The Microgrid Control Systems Market size is estimated at USD 4.27 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 7.79 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 12.77% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Continued control and energy management improvements are expected to impact market growth positively. Declining prices for distributed renewable energy and battery technology and technological advances in energy management systems have led to more efficient renewable energy grids and advanced smart grid technologies.

  • As per an article by the World Economic Forum published in May 2022, many homes, businesses, and critical services could be affected if a region's primary power grid were to go down due to storms or power outages, as conventional power grids can cover entire continents or countries. Microgrids can switch off from the primary grid and continue to supply power during such emergencies. This process is known as "islanding."
  • As microgrids are used in many fields and integrated with new technologies, including fuel cells, efficient and reliable control systems are needed to handle the new systems' complexity. Therefore, there is a growing need for effective and centralized microgrid controllers. Traditional networks are considered very inefficient due to long lines.
  • November 2022, Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) collaborated with Southern California Edison (SCE), the Department of Energy (DOE), KB Home, SunPower, and Schneider Electric on the development, deployment, and testing of two microgrid communities in the Shadow Mountain master plan in Menifee. Overall, APEP will guarantee that the microgrid controller meets the (IEEE 2030.7) national standards that advanced from prior research achieved by APEP for the DOE utilizing the UCI Microgrid as a platform for both demonstration and development.
  • However, high implementation costs may hinder market growth. These systems require constant maintenance and need skilled workers to troubleshoot technical issues. These factors impede market growth.
  • The COVID-19 outbreak had mixed impacts on the microgrid control systems market. The outbreak caused supply chain disruptions and project delays in the early stages. Subsequently, increased focus on resilient energy infrastructure and remote energy management has accelerated adopting and investing in microgrid control systems.

Microgrid Control System Market Trends

Utilities Segment Accounts for a Significant Share in the Market

  • Microgrids allow an efficient and dynamic electricity grid by adapting to the growing use of renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic equipment and electric vehicles. Additionally, reducing energy loss in transmission and distribution further increases the electricity delivery system's efficiency by using Local Energy Resources to serve households' needs.
  • As per the U.S. Department of Energy, microgrids will be essential building blocks for a new electricity delivery system by 2035 to ensure resilience, decarbonization, and affordability.
  • In March 2023, Volvo Penta partnered with Utility Innovation Group, a decentralized microgrid systems leader in the battery energy storage sector. Both companies cooperate to improve power grid reliability and resilience through battery storage and integration, maximizing renewable energy sources use, including solar and wind.
  • Moreover, in January 2023, California utility PG&E created an energy storage microgrid, which has a long duration by combining green hydrogen and batteries, in collaboration with Energy Vault, the firm known for its gravity-based solution. The two firms are partnering to operate and deploy utility-scale battery and green hydrogen energy storage systems.
  • As demand for electricity increases, electric power companies are looking at alternative energy sources and have integrated a more decentralized energy source. In managing such complex and decentralized energy networks, optimizing electrical flows to help integrate renewable energies seamlessly and microgrid control systems are essential. According to the EIA, in 2022, electricity generation from electrical utilities in the U.S. increased slightly compared with the preceding year by about 2,537 terawatt hours.
Microgrid Control Systems Market: Electric Power Net Generation from Electric Utilities in the United States, 2020-2022, in Terawatt-hours

North America Accounts for a Significant Share in the Market

  • The increase in renewable energy and distributed generation systems is anticipated to drive the market during the forecast period. The traditional grid market is under increasing pressure. At the same time, its aging infrastructure requires significant overhauls. The US EPA (Environmental Policy Agency) has imposed unprecedented greenhouse gas regulations, further driving the integrated renewable energy microgrid control systems market.
  • Moreover, developments by market players in the region are expected to drive the market. For instance, in May 2023, Schneider Electric, a leader in the automation and energy management digital transformation, announced that EcoStruxure Microgrid Flex is an industry-first designed to significantly reduce project cycle times and achieve higher returns throughout the project lifecycle, announced an innovative standardized microgrid solution about investing in in-house systems. Distributed energy resources are estimated to account for 40% of U.S. electricity generation by 2050, increasing the microgrids demand to meet that need. Microgrid systems need significant engineering time and focused attention to configure, plan, and deploy the system.
  • In October 2022, ENGIE North America (ENGIE) announced that it had expanded its microgrid offering with state-of-the-art equipment for the Santa Barbara Unified School District. Power and safety outages have become the new normal in California, putting communities under tremendous pressure to mitigate and adapt their immediate impact.
  • The rising governmental support in the form of funding and state-level resiliency programs has increased the demand from institutions or campus applications, making it a key driver for U.S. market growth. For instance, in May 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced USD 34 million in funding to advance clean energy technologies in 18 Native American and Indigenous communities in Alaska. The funds will empower tribal communities by increasing access to microgrids and solar power, powering non-electrified tribal buildings, and increasing energy security and resilience.
  • The drop in energy storage prices is expected to lower the cost of integrating renewable energy. This factor is also expected to drive the adoption rate of Microgrids in larger communities and commercial and industrial sectors.
Microgrid Control System Market - Growth rate by region

Microgrid Control System Industry Overview

The Microgrid Control Systems Market is moderately fragmented due to the large initial investments required to start a firm in the market. Some of the major companies in the market include ABB Group, Siemens AG, Hitachi Ltd, Eaton Corporation PLC, Princeton Power Systems, General Electric Corporation, Pareto Energy Ltd, Honeywell International Inc., Northern Power Systems Corporation, and Exelon Corporation, among others. Some key recent developments in the market include:

In March 2023, Siemens Canada partnered with Humber College to develop a Renewable Technology and Sustainable Microgrid Lab (SMART Lab) at its North Campus. Humber's investments in the SMART Lab are based upon sustainable digital technology, supported by the Province of Ontario. To generate and distribute energy locally and to allow for more efficient and sustainable use and consumption of electricity, devices such as electric vehicle charging stations, solar Smartflower, and battery energy storage systems will be used in the microgrid control system.

In March 2023, ABB invested in Direct Current microgrid start-up Direct Energy Partners to accelerate energy transformation. Direct Current (DC) energy networks will be crucial to the evolution of the energy industry, and this partnership enhances ABB's technological leadership in a significant future growth market. Direct Energy Partners' software platform automates the design and sourcing processes for DC Microgrids.

In August 2022, Engineering and management consulting firm Tetra Tech was implementing a 300kW future Microgrid for Oldham Council in Greater Manchester. ABB announced the delivery of electrical distribution and control systems for it. The project's initial phase, scheduled to be finished by the spring of 2023, was to incorporate solar photovoltaic panels, a 500kVA grid connection, EV charging stations, and the energy needs of an office building as heating provided by an air source heat pump.

Microgrid Control System Market Leaders

  1. Siemens AG

  2. ABB Group

  3. Hitachi, Ltd

  4. General Electric Corporation

  5. Honeywell International, Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Microgrid Control System Market News

  • June 2023: Through innovative pilot schemes, partnerships, and prioritizing energy projects, installations show their commitment to strengthening Hanscom Air Force Base's Energy Resilientness and Efficiency. Under the EaaS program, the Air Force aims to demonstrate that it can use a single entity to meet all energy requirements of installations for regular operations and maintenance, as well as efficiency and resilience in power supply. The team will focus on 14 project objectives during the three-year EaaS pilot: cybersecurity, microgrid control system, demand response, distributed generation, and energy procurement strategies.
  • June 2022: Hitachi Energy works with Indigenous Settlements in Canada to accelerate the transition to clean energy. Fort Chipewyan and Old Crow now have standalone microgrid systems with adjacent solar farms. The Fort Chipewyan project enables the community to run on 100% renewable energy and maximize fuel savings while reducing diesel consumption by 800,000 liters per year, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by about 2150 tonnes per year, and improving overall air quality.

Microgrid Control System Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Value Chain Analysis

    3. 4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      3. 4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Market Drivers

      1. 5.1.1 Increasing Demand for Backup Solutions (For Support, In Case Of Emergency Blackouts)

      2. 5.1.2 Growing Need to Improve Operational Efficiency

    2. 5.2 Market Restraints

      1. 5.2.1 High Implementation Costs and Operational and Technical Issues


    1. 6.1 By Type

      1. 6.1.1 Grid-connected

      2. 6.1.2 Off-Grid

      3. 6.1.3 Hybrid

    2. 6.2 By Application

      1. 6.2.1 Utilities

      2. 6.2.2 Cities and Municipalities

      3. 6.2.3 Defense

      4. 6.2.4 Industrial

      5. 6.2.5 Other Applications

    3. 6.3 Geography

      1. 6.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

      2. 6.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. UK

        3. France

        4. Rest of Europe

      3. 6.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 6.3.4 Latin America

      5. 6.3.5 Middle East & Africa


    1. 7.1 Company Profiles

      1. 7.1.1 ABB Group

      2. 7.1.2 Siemens AG

      3. 7.1.3 Hitachi, Ltd

      4. 7.1.4 Eaton Corporation PLC

      5. 7.1.5 Princeton Power Systems

      6. 7.1.6 General Electric Corporation

      7. 7.1.7 Pareto Energy, Ltd

      8. 7.1.8 Honeywell International, Inc.

      9. 7.1.9 Northern Power Systems Corporation

      10. 7.1.10 Exelon Corporation

    2. *List Not Exhaustive


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Microgrid Control System Industry Segmentation

A Microgrid is an integrated energy system with locally distributed energy resources (DERs), such as local loads, generating assets, and possibly energy storage devices like batteries or fuel cells. A Microgrid system can typically operate in "islanded" (off-the-grid) or grid-connected mode.

The Microgrid Control Systems Market is segmented by type (Grid-connected, Off-Grid, and Hybrid), Application (Utilities, Cities and Municipalities, Defense, Industrial, and Others), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa).

The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value in USD for all the above segments.

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Microgrid Control System Market Research FAQs

The Microgrid Control Systems Market size is expected to reach USD 4.27 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 12.77% to reach USD 7.79 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Microgrid Control Systems Market size is expected to reach USD 4.27 billion.

Siemens AG, ABB Group, Hitachi, Ltd, General Electric Corporation and Honeywell International, Inc. are the major companies operating in the Microgrid Control Systems Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Microgrid Control Systems Market.

In 2023, the Microgrid Control Systems Market size was estimated at USD 3.79 billion. The report covers the Microgrid Control Systems Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Microgrid Control Systems Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

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Microgrid Control System Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)