LED solid-state lighting (SSL) consumption in Australia market forecast

June 8, 2011
Date Announced: 08 Jun 2011 Upper Lake, CA (USA) – June 8, 2011 -- ElectroniCast Consultants, a leading market & technology forecast consultancy, today announced their 10-year market forecast of the Australian consumption of light emitting diode lamps in solid-state lighting (SSL) General Lighting applications. According to the study report – In 2011, the Parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) – type of LED lamps hold 28.7 percent of the relative market share, followed closely by the general service/globe lamp category, which includes the conventional general service/decorative consumer-level bulbs (lamps); and then followed by Multifaceted reflector (MR) Compatible lamps, street lighting and finally the linear/tube lamp product category. However, lamps used in streetlights (and parking-lot, similar parks/campus) are forecast for rapid growth during the 2010-2020 time-span covered by the ElectroniCast study, commanding the lead in market share versus other lamp-types by the year 2013.“Test-beds of LED-based lighting for streets, parking lots, parks and campuses are proving that to be a huge success in programs in Australia; therefore, we are forecasting a very steep ramp-up of the use of LED-based streetlights, growing at 119%, in terms of consumption value, from 2010-2015,” said Stephen Montgomery, president – International Business at ElectroniCast Consultants.Currently, the Commercial/Industrial sector is leading in overall consumption of LED-based lighting in Australia. The Commercial/Industrial sector is forecast for over 20% annual growth through the year 2020 in Australia. The Residential and non-specific end-user segment is forecast for double-digit annual growth but more moderate consumption value growth.The Government end-user group is forecast for annual growth of 114% over the next few years, driven by not only in the streetlight category but also linear (tube) lamps and multifaceted reflector (MR) lamps used in office and other government-controlled facilities, according to the ElectroniCast study. ElectroniCast Consultants specializes in forecasting trends in technology forecasting, markets and applications forecasting, strategic planning and consulting. ElectroniCast Consultants, as a technology-based independent forecasting firm, serves industrial companies, trade associations, government agencies, communication and data network companies and the financial community. Reduction of the risk of major investment decisions is the main benefit provided. ElectroniCast Consultants’ goal is to understand the challenges and opportunities facing clients and to provide timely, accurate information for strategic planning.

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