APAC data center generators market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.14% during 2022-2027, according to Research and Markets.
APAC is currently one of the most dynamic data center markets across the globe, with increased investments from colocation providers and hyperscale operators.
The growing number of internet users, increased use of social media, elevated smartphone penetration, increased adoption of cloud services, and the need for enterprises to migrate from server room environments to data centers are the major drivers of the data center market in APAC.
In China, data center investment is led by internet, cloud, and telecommunication service providers. In China, smart cities are also being developed, and therefore, the investments will rise in the region, for instance, Alibaba, a cloud service provider, has developed a smart city in Hangzhou called City Brain. In terms of investment, 21Vianet Group, GDS Services are the major investors in China which are followed by Chindata Group, Shanghai AtHub, and Tenglong Holdings Group in 2021.
In terms of generator systems, a few examples are: Tencent data center facility in Ke Yun, China, is installed with 12 Kohler generator systems, and Equinix’s Shanghai SH6 data center is installed with four MV Genset of 2,750 kVA and N+1 redundancy.
Market segment analysis
In addition, Edge data centers with a capacity of < 1 MW will also boost the market for generators with a capacity of < 1 MW. Fuel cell generators that are newly established in the market are carbon-free generators, reducing the adoption of diesel generators and competing with DRUPS systems during the forecast period. Vendor analysis Vendors offering generator systems have a presence in multiple countries through local resellers and distribution networks. With data centers growing in capacity, the adoption of generators with a capacity of >2 MW is expected to continue to grow during the forecast period.
- Generac Power Systems
- HITEC Power Protection
- Yanmar Holdings (HIMOINSA)