2021 Global and Chinese Portable Power Station Development Status and Market Development Forecast Analysis in 2026

Overview

Portable power station, referred to as “outdoor power supply”, is a small energy storage device with built-in lithium-ion battery that replaces traditional small fuel generators. It has the characteristics of large capacity, high power, safety and portability, and can provide stable AC/DC The voltage output power supply system, the battery capacity is 100Wh-3000Wh, equipped with AC, DC, Type-C, USB, PD and other interfaces, which can match the mainstream electronic equipment on the market, suitable for outdoor travel, emergency disaster relief, medical rescue, Outdoor work and many other scenes.

Portable Power Station VS Traditional Fuel Generator Comparison

ProjectPortable power stationTraditional fuel generator
EnergyElectrical energyDiesel, gasoline
Power1-3KW2-8KW
Volume and weightLight weight, can be carried by one personThe weight is heavy and generally requires two or more people to carry it together
InstructionsSimple operation, no conversion required, plug and play, save a lot of preparation timeThere are many interfaces and the operation is complicated
Power generation qualityOutput sine wave AC power of the same quality as the gridRipple jitter, poor power quality, low power factor
Purchase cost1000WH/$450About $300 per unit
The costCharging, the cost per kilowatt hour is $0.11L diesel generator set can generate 10kWh, and the cost of electricity is 0.2 US dollars
Maintenance costAlmost no maintenance, the battery will decayPeriodic maintenance, high cost
LifeAbout 80% of the initial charge after 500 completed cycles10,000 to 30,000 hours of continuous use
Environmental pollutionNo pollutionThere is a lot of oil smoke, which pollutes the body and the surrounding environment
NoiseNo noiseThe noise is loud, affecting the surrounding environment and hurting the workers

Global Market

(1) Current situation of supply and demand

With the rapid innovation of technology, the continuous development of business models and marketing methods, the market size of portable energy storage shows a rapid growth trend. According to the data of China Chemical and Physical Power Industry Association: in 2016, the global portable energy storage shipments were only 52,000 units, and the market size was only 60 million yuan; by 2020, the global portable energy storage shipments reached 2.088 million units, and the market The scale reached 4.26 billion yuan.

2016-2020 Global Portable Power Station Shipments and Market Size

2016-2020 Global Portable Power Station Shipments and Market Size

From the perspective of global production and sales in 2020, due to China’s advantages in raw materials and labor costs, the global production of portable energy storage power sources is mainly concentrated in China, accounting for 91.9%, followed by the United States and Japan, accounting for 3.2% and 2.1% respectively; sales It is mainly concentrated in the United States and Japan, accounting for 47.3% and 29.6% respectively.

The main production areas and sales areas of global portable power station in 2020

Main production area
Main production area
Main sales place
Main sales place

With the development of e-commerce platforms, the global sales channels of portable energy storage power sources have gradually shifted from offline to online. In 2020, the impact of the new crown epidemic has accelerated the increase in the penetration rate of online channels. The proportion of online share increased from 38.0% in 2016 to 83.5% in 2020, an increase of 45.5 percentage points.

2016-2020 Change Trend of Shares of Different Sales Channels

2016-2020 Change Trend of Shares of Different Sales Channels

Portable energy storage power sources show a trend of high-capacity development, but 100≤capacity <500Wh is still the mainstream category in the market. In 2020, 100≤capacity <500Wh accounted for 56.4%, a decrease of 18.4 percentage points compared with 2016, and 500≤capacity <1000Wh accounted for 56.4%. Compared with 35.6%, it increased by 13.4 percentage points compared with 2016, and the capacity ≥ 1000Wh accounted for 8.0%, increased by 5.0 percentage points compared with 2016.

2016-2020 Change Trend of Product Shares of Different Capacities

2016-2020 Change Trend of Product Shares of Different Capacities

Outdoor is still the largest application field of portable energy storage power, accounting for 45.1% in 2020; but in recent years, with the decline in the cost of lithium batteries and the improvement of users’ purchasing power, the emergency field and other fields such as car charger, DIY, and power shortage are in the market. The proportion continues to increase. In 2020, the emergency field accounted for 42.2%, and other fields accounted for 12.7%.

2016-2020 Change Trend of Shares in Different Application Fields

2016-2020 Change Trend of Shares in Different Application Fields

(2) Market forecast

With the growth of demand and technological innovation, the portable energy storage market is expected to develop in two directions of larger capacity and higher power in the future, bringing about an increase in the value of individual products, and the market size is expected to grow accordingly. It is estimated that the global portable energy storage market will exceed 80 billion yuan in 2026, reaching 88.23 billion yuan.

2021-2026 Global Portable Power Station Market Size

2021-2026 Global Portable Power Station Market Size

Related report: “2022-2028 China Portable power station (PES) Industry Market Panorama Evaluation and Investment Strategy Research Report” released by Zhiyan Consulting

It is estimated that in 2021, the global portable energy storage shipments will reach 4.838 million units, and by 2026, the global portable energy storage shipments will reach 31.1 million units, of which 13.55 million units will be shipped in the outdoor field and 11.55 million units will be shipped in the emergency field. Taiwan, and other areas shipped 6 million units.

2021-2026 Global Portable Power Station Shipment Forecast (10,000 Units)

2021-2026 Global Portable Power Station Shipment Forecast (10,000 Units)

It is estimated that by 2026, in the field of outdoor activities, the United States will be the largest demand market for portable energy storage, with the demand reaching 6 million units, accounting for 44.3% of the world’s total; followed by China, accounting for 19.2%; in the field of emergency power consumption, Due to the high incidence of disasters, Japan will become the largest application market, with a demand of 3.3 million units, accounting for 28.6% of the global total.

Forecast of global demand for portable power station in 2026

Outdoor Activities
Outdoor Activities
Emergency Electricity
Emergency Electricity

In the future, with the gradual popularization of emergency backup power supply and the gradual replacement of small fuel generators by portable energy storage products, the demand space for portable energy storage products in the emergency disaster preparedness market will be wider. It is estimated that the global shipments of portable energy storage in the emergency field will reach 11.55 million units in 2026, including 5.694 million units for household emergency use, 578,000 units for industrial emergency use, and 5.278 million units for emergency rescue and disaster relief.

Forecast of Portable Power Station Shipments in Global Emergency Sector from 2016 to 2026

Forecast of Portable Power Station Shipments in Global Emergency Sector from 2016 to 2026

Chinese Market

China is the world’s largest producer of portable energy storage power sources and occupies an important position in the international market. Thanks to the rapid development of my country’s new energy vehicle, energy storage and upstream lithium battery industries, the field of portable energy storage has grown rapidly. In 2020, China’s portable energy storage shipments will reach 1.919 million units, with an output value of 3.65 billion yuan; it is estimated that China’s portable energy storage shipments will reach 28.674 million units in 2026, with an output value of 73.67 billion yuan.

2016-2026 China Portable Power Station Shipment and Output Forecast

2016-2026 China Portable Power Station Shipment and Output Forecast

Source of the above data: China Chemical and Physical Power Industry Association, Zhiyan Consulting.

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