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Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market

Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Offering, by Wattage, by Application : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024-2033

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Author's: Raushan Karn | Eswara Prasad
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Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market Research, 2033

The global power over ethernet lighting market was valued at $0.3 billion in 2023, and is projected to reach $1.4 billion by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 17% from 2024 to 2033.

Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market

Market Introduction and Definition

Power Over Ethernet (POE) Lighting is an innovative lighting solution that combines power and data transmission over a single Ethernet cable. In this technology, electrical power is delivered alongside data signals to illuminate LED luminaires, offering a streamlined and energy-efficient approach to lighting systems. POE lighting relies on central Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) , typically integrated into network switches or POE-enabled lighting controllers, to inject power into the Ethernet cable. In POE lighting systems, power and control signals are transmitted through the same ethernet cable that is used for data communication. This consolidation simplifies installation, reduces infrastructure costs, and enhances flexibility in lighting design and control. POE lighting systems often operate on low-voltage DC power, contributing to improved safety and energy efficiency. POE lighting finds applications in offices, retail spaces, and hospitality environments, where the ability to create comfortable and adaptive lighting environments is crucial.

Key Takeaways

  • The power over ethernet market report provides competitive dynamics by evaluating business segments, product portfolios, target market revenue, geographical presence, and key strategic developments by prominent manufacturers.

  • The power over ethernet lighting market is fragmented in nature among prominent companies such as ALLNet GmbH, Axis Lighting, Cisco Systems, Inc., H.E. Williams, Inc, Waldmann Lighting, HUBBELL, Molex, Signify Holding, Wipro Lighting, and Innovative Lighting LLC.

  • The study contains qualitative information such as the market dynamics (drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities) , public policy analysis, pricing analysis, and Porter’s Five Force Analysis across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA regions.

  • Latest trends in global power over ethernet lighting market such as undergoing R&D activities, product development, upcoming projects, and government initiatives are analyzed across 16 countries in 4 different regions.

  • More than 3, 200 power over ethernet lighting industry-related product literatures, industry releases, annual reports, and other such documents of key industry participants along with authentic industry journals and government websites have been reviewed for generating high-value industry insights for the global power over ethernet lighting market.

Key Market Dynamics

The power over ethernet lighting market is experiencing significant growth, primarily fueled by surge in adoption in commercial and industrial sectors. Commercial and industrial sectors are increasingly recognizing the advantages offered by POE lighting solutions. The commercial sector, including offices, retail spaces, and hospitality, is leveraging POE lighting for its ability to provide intelligent and adaptive illumination. PEO lighting systems, integrated with smart sensors and controls, enable precise management of lighting conditions, optimizing energy consumption, and enhancing occupant comfort. The flexibility of POE lighting also facilitates dynamic changes in lighting design, accommodating evolving spatial requirements. Rise in adoption within commercial and industrial sectors is further driven by the cost savings associated with POE lighting. 

Increase in demand for intelligent and adaptive lighting solutions drives the growth of the power over ethernet (POE) lighting market. In commercial spaces, such as offices and retail environments, the demand for intelligent lighting is driven by the desire to enhance the quality of the working or shopping environment. Adaptive lighting systems contribute to employee well-being, productivity, and customer satisfaction by providing optimal lighting conditions that match the specific requirements of different activities and spaces. The surge in demand for intelligent and adaptive lighting is not limited to commercial settings; it extends to various sectors, including healthcare, education, and hospitality. In healthcare facilities, for instance, POE lighting can be programmed to support circadian rhythms, promoting patient recovery and well-being. All these factors drive the growth of the power over the ethernet lighting market. 

However, the initial implementation costs and return on investment (ROI) concerns restrain the growth of the power over ethernet (POE) lighting market. The upfront costs associated with deploying POE lighting systems, including the installation of POE switches, lighting fixtures, and control systems, can be perceived as a significant barrier for some businesses. The capital investment required to transition from traditional lighting infrastructure to POE technology may pose challenges, especially for organizations with limited budgets or those seeking rapid returns on their investments. Thus, evaluating the initial investment against expected advantages, including energy conservation, operational efficiency, and long-term cost savings, becomes critical in decision-making processes. All these factors hamper the growth of the power over ethernet lighting market size. 

On the contrary, the expanding landscape of smart buildings has propelled significant opportunities for the power over ethernet lighting market. POE lighting systems, integrated into smart building ecosystems, contribute to the overall intelligence and efficiency of modern infrastructure. This integration enables smooth communication and control between lighting and other smart devices, creating a connected environment where lighting adjusts dynamically to meet user needs and save energy. As smart buildings continue to gain prominence, POE lighting emerges as a pivotal component, enhancing not only illumination but also enabling data-driven insights for facility management.

Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market by

The analysis encompasses patent trends, key patent holders, technological advancements, market segmentation, competitive landscape, and outlook within the power over ethernet (POE) lighting market. Patent filings related to power over ethernet (POE) lighting have shown a steady increase over the past decade, indicating growing interest and investment in power over ethernet (POE) lighting research and development. According to the data released by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2024, the year 2022 witnessed all time high record of 818 patent grants in the field of power over ethernet (POE) lighting, while 2021 recorded 764 patent grants. Moreover, the total patent grants till March in the year 2024 were 317.

Key patent holders in the power over ethernet (POE) lighting market include pharmaceutical companies, research institutions, universities, and POE lighting manufacturers. Companies such as SONOS INC, CISCO TECH INC, PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING BV, SIGNIFY HOLDING BV, CRESTRON ELECTRONICS INC, HILL ROM SERVICES INC, MAY PATENTS LTD, BROADCOM CO, ONLIVE INC, and COMMSCOPE TECH LLC hold significant patent portfolios covering various aspects of POE lighting production, development, and applications. Research institutions and universities contribute to patent filings related to novel uses and production methods of power over ethernet lighting.

Market Segmentation

The power over ethernet lighting market is segmented on the basis of offering, wattage, applications, and region. By offering, the market is divided into hardware, software, and services. By wattage, the market is segregated into up to 25 watt, and above 25 watt. By application, the market is categorized into commercial, residential, and industrial. Region-wise the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. 

Competitive Landscape

The major players operating in the power over ethernet lighting market include ALLNet GmbH, Axis Lighting, Cisco Systems, Inc., H.E. Williams, Inc, Waldmann Lighting, HUBBELL, Molex, Signify Holding, Wipro Lighting, and Innovative Lighting LLC.

Regional/Country Industry Outlook

North America represents a significant power over ethernet lighting market shares for due to several converging factors. Firstly, the push for energy efficiency and sustainable building practices is driving the adoption of PoE lighting, which in turn has surged the demand for power over ethernet (PoE) lighting in the U.S. Furthermore, energy efficiency mandates and sustainability goals are driving businesses and organizations to seek smarter, more efficient lighting solutions, and PoE lighting fits this needs by significantly reducing energy consumption. The simplification of installation and maintenance by existing ethernet infrastructure lowers overall costs and enhances the appeal for commercial and industrial applications. Additionally, the rise of smart building technologies, where lighting systems are integrated into a broader network for centralized control and optimization, makes PoE lighting a critical component of modern building management.

Moreover, the growth of smart building infrastructure in Canada is expected to surge the demand for power over ethernet (POE) lighting owing to its use in integrated systems for lighting, security, and HVAC. The ease of installation and reduced maintenance costs associated with PoE lighting also appeal to commercial and industrial sectors looking to modernize their facilities. Also, increase in awareness and implementation of IoT technologies in Canadian businesses drive the need for advanced lighting systems that can interface with other smart devices, providing enhanced efficiency and user control. These factors collectively contribute to the growing demand for power over ethernet lighting market in Canada.

Key Industry Trends

  • According to Dr. Al Beydoun, ODVA President and Executive Director, industrial ethernet is to dominate the automation connectivity market in the future, owing to its high speed, robustness, and extensibility.

  • According to a report published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in 2022, the upgradation of single pair ethernet (SPE) enabled greater power and data throughput using 10BASE T1-L technology. This technology has boosted the demand for power over ethernet (POE) lighting systems in automation building applications.

Key Sources Referred

  1. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  2. Ethernet Direct

  3. National Informatics Center

  4. Data Net

  5. Press Information Bureau

  6. GSA

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the power over ethernet lighting market analysis from 2024 to 2033 to identify the prevailing power over ethernet lighting market opportunities.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the power over ethernet lighting market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global power over ethernet lighting market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Market Size By 2033

USD 1.4 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 17%

Forecast period

2024 - 2033

Report Pages


By Offering
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services
By Wattage
  • Up to 25 watt
  • Above 25 watt
By Application
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Industrial
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

Innovative Lighting LLC, Waldmann Lighting, Wipro Lighting, ALLNet GmbH, H.E. Williams, Inc, HUBBELL, Signify Holding, Molex, Cisco Systems, Inc., Axis Lighting

Author Name(s) : Raushan Karn | Eswara Prasad

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Power Over Ethernet Lighting Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024-2033