Overview of China's uninterruptible power supply (UPS) industry in 2021


An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a load power protection device with an energy storage battery pack


UPS uninterruptible power supply is a load power protection device equipped with energy storage battery packs, mainly to solve grid quality problems, such as voltage surges, voltage peaks, voltage transients, voltage drops, continuous overvoltage or undervoltage, and even voltage interruptions. According to different working methods, redundant and online UPS power supplies can be divided into online and online interactive UPS. In addition, UPS is divided into frequency machine and high frequency machine according to the working frequency. According to different appearance specifications, it is divided into three categories: tower (tower), rack and modular. According to the use environment, it is divided into outdoor type and indoor type.


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The UPS industry is currently in the mature stage of the industry, and the Chinese mayor/market structure will be further optimized.


The concentration of China's UPS industry is gradually increasing with the continuous breakthrough of high-end product technology. The overcapacity of low-end and mid-range UPS will intensify future competition and accelerate the liquidation of the industry. At the same time, China's leading suppliers in the UPS industry have also accelerated the reduction of the gap with international leading suppliers. According to UPS shipments in 2020, Costa ranks among the top 5 UPS power suppliers in the world, and ranks 5th in the three-phase UPS and single-phase UPS markets respectively. International UPS representative brands such as Schneider Electric, Eaton, Emerson and other large companies have technological and brand advantages in high-end products, and at the same time improve product competitiveness by establishing production bases in China to maintain the mayor/market share of high-end products. At present, UPS is mainly developing in the direction of high frequency, high power, integration and modularization.


The UPS industry is developing in the direction of green, energy saving and environmental protection. UPS is the main power electronics infrastructure for China's informatization development and new energy transformation and development. With the gradual implementation of China's and global green development strategies, UPS products are developing in the direction of low energy efficiency and environmental protection. At the technical level, UPS is developing in the direction of intelligence, customized integration, high power, and modularization. Compared with traditional UPS, modular UPS has advantages in safety, reliability, energy saving and flexibility. Modular design helps to implement customized UPS solutions, effectively reducing floor space and integration costs.


In the green low-carbon strategy, how does the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) develop?


UPS power supply products first appeared in the late 1960s. In 1972, Nixon visited China and brought them into China. Online UPS was mainly used in the field of industrial manufacturing in the early days. After more than 40 years of development, UPS products have greatly improved in terms of function width, reliability, and energy efficiency. In the green and low-carbon strategy, intelligent digitalization of UPS can optimize energy management efficiency and improve power utilization through better supervision. Plus, the modular design gives you the flexibility to expand the system and configure it as needed, reducing energy consumption. With the rapid development of intelligent digitalization and the explosive growth of data volume, the demand for data centers that interact with data storage is rapidly increasing.