Yaw System Market Outlook – 2026
The yaw system is the component or equipment used in wind turbines to direct the wind turbine rotor toward the wind. This system plays an important role in rotating the nacelle of wind turbine around the tower axis. The positioning and optimal orientation of the nacelle of a windmill plant is of elementary importance to generate maximum amount of energy from wind. Some of the core functions of the yaw system include wind wheel protection and automatic untwisting of turbine wheel. This system is equipped with yaw bearing, yaw brakes, and multiple yaw drives. It ensures that the turbine is constantly facing toward the wind to maximize the power yield. By increasing the yaw control sensitivity, higher energy capture can be achieved. Advantages offered by yaw systems include high energy efficiency, superior robustness, and flexible adjustments, and enhanced performance. The systems not only increase the efficiency of the turbine but also minimize the potential damage of wind turbine.
The growth of the global yaw system market is mainly driven by rise in awareness about the usage of renewable energy, increase in government initiatives to explore wind energy sources, and surge in demand for power supply. Furthermore, upsurge in demand for wind energy coupled with exhausting natural energy resources is expected to drive the growth the market growth. However, high cost of installation and heavy investment for manufacturing are the factors that restrain the growth of the market. On the contrary, decrease in manufacturing and installation cost, owing to technological development is anticipated to offer new growth opportunities during the assessment period.
The global yaw system market is segmented into type, application, and region. Depending on type, the market is bifurcated into active yaw systems and passive yaw systems. Among these, active yaw system is majorly used, as it has prominent importance in improving power generation that further extends the service life of turbines. By application, the global market is fragmented into wind energy, gear motors, water conservancy project, and others.
Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the market, due to requirement of high wind power capacity and increase in urbanization & industrialization in countries such as China and India.
The key players operating in the global yaw system market are Seaglet Co. Ltd., Svendborg Brakes, Hydratech Industries, ANTEC S.A, Kor Pak, Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.P.A., SIBRE, NGC Gears, Siemens AG, and ZOLLERN GmbH & Co. KG. These players have adopted various strategies such as acquisitions, partnerships, collaboration, joint ventures, agreements, expansions, and new product launches to create a strong consumer base in the market.
KEY BENEFITS FOR STAKEHOLDERS
- The report outlines the current market trends and future scenario of the yaw system market size from 2018 to 2026 to understand the prevailing opportunities and potential investment pockets.
- Porter’s five force analysis helps to analyze the potential of buyers & suppliers and the competitive scenario of the yaw system industry for strategy building.
- Major countries in the regions have been mapped according to their individual revenue contribution.
- The key drivers, restraints, and market opportunities and their detailed impact analysis are elucidated in the study.
- The market analysis covers in-depth information of major industry participants.
YAW SYSTEM MARKET KEY SEGMENTS
- Active Yaw Systems
- Passive Yaw Systems
- Wind Energy
- Gear Motors
- Water Conservancy Project
- Others (Yaw Rate Sensor)
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of LAMEA
Yaw System Market Report Highlights
Key Market Players
ZOLLERN GmbH & Co., ANTEC S.A, Kor Pak, Hydratech Industries, Svendborg Brakes, Siemens AG, Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.P.A., SIBRE, NGC Gears
Other Key Market Players