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Fuel Cell Market

  • The Global Fuel Cell market was valued at xx million in 2018 and is forecasted to reach xx million by 2026 growing at a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period (2019-2026).
  • Fuel cells are the devices that convert the energy of a chemical reaction, typically between hydrogen and oxygen, directly into low-voltage DC electricity and into heat.
  • The Fuel cell market is on upsurge because of the various advantages of fuel cells compared to conventional power sources. Fuel cells have a broader range of application than any other currently available power source – from toys to large power plants, from vehicles to mobile chargers, and from household power to battlefield power.

 

Fuel Cell Industry Dynamics

  • Due to the increased amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases released from burning fossil fuels for energy, the demand for a cleaner and the more efficient power source is increasing.
  • This is a significant driver for the Fuel Cell market.
  • Essential fuel cells running on pure hydrogen are pollution free, giving off only electricity, water, and heat. The potential for fuel cells to provide zero or near-zero emissions has been a significant force in the development of technology over the past 30 years and is drawing increasing attention to the technology today.

More significantly, the total MW grew substantially from 300 MW in 2015 to 500 MW in 2016

  • The most significant increase—nearly triple—in MWs occurred in the transportation sector, and that growth can be attributed to the introduction and expansion of fuel cell light-duty vehicles from Japan and Korea to new regions around the world.
  • There was also the inclusion of Honda’s fuel cell vehicle in the marketplace. Other transportation applications such as buses and material handling also contributed to the increase in MW shipped.
  • The biggest hurdle for fuel cells market today is cost. Fuel cells cannot yet compete economically with more traditional energy technologies, though rapid technological advances are being made. So high cost of fuel cells can be a possible restraint for this market.

 

Fuel Cell Segmentation

  • The report segments the Fuel Cell market by technology type, by Application and lastly By Geographical Region.
  • Technology type the market has been segmented into- Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC), Solid Oxide Fuel cell (SOFC), Molten Carbonate Fuel cell (MCFC), Alkaline Fuel Cell (AFC), and Others (Phosphoric Acid fuel cell (PAFC), Direct Methanol fuel cell (DMFC)).
  • By Application type the market has been segmented into- Portable Power, Stationary Power, and Transportation. In 2016, approximately 62,000 fuel cell systems were shipped worldwide from the US, up slightly from 60,000 in 2015.

By Technology Type

• Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)

• Solid Oxide Fuel cell (SOFC)

• Molten Carbonate Fuel cell (MCFC)

• Alkaline Fuel Cell (AFC)

• Others


By Application

• Stationary

• Portable

• Transportation


By Region

• Asia Pacific

• Europe

• North America

• South America

• Rest of the World

 

Fuel Cell Market Geographical Share

  • Geography type the market has been segmented into- North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world. There are many fuel cell developmental projects going on around the world.
  • There are a large number of hydrogen fuel cell prototype vehicles which include two wheelers, cars, and buses, and are already being tested on the roads in several countries especially developed the world.
  • National governments such as the USA, Canada, and Japan are at the forefront of financing such projects.
  • In other developing countries like Brazil, China, and India, research on hydrogen fuel cells for both stationary and transport application is already underway.
  • There are other efforts in some small countries like Taiwan where the government and the private sector are investing in fuel cell research. This has yielded new, potentially marketable technologies such as electric bicycles and scooters.

 

Fuel Cell Companies

  • The report profiles the following companies, which includes Ballard Power Systems Fuel Cell Energy, Hydrogenics Corp., Plug Power, Ceres Power, SFC Energy, Bloom Energy, Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc., SFC Energy, Altergy Systems and AFCT.
  • Many regulations, guidelines, and codes and standards have already been established through years of fuel cell use in industrial and aerospace applications.
  • Also, systems and organizations are already in place to establish codes and standards that facilitate fuel cell commercialization.
  • The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Codes and Standards Matrix is an up-to-date directory of all codes and standards worldwide dealing with hydrogen, fuel cells, and fuel cell-related issues.

 

Reasons to purchase this report?

• Analyzing the outlook of the market, with the recent trends and Porter’s five forces analysis.

• Market dynamics, which essentially consider the factors that compel the present market scenario, along with growth opportunities in the market in the years to come

• Market segmentation analysis, including qualitative and quantitative research, incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects

• Regional and country-level analysis, integrating the demand and supply forces that influence the growth of the market

• Competitive landscape, involving the market share of major players, along with crucial strategies adopted for development in the past five years

• Comprehensive company profiles covering product offerings, critical financial information, recent events, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by major market players

 

Who can benefit from this report?

• Raw Material Suppliers/ Buyers

• Product Suppliers/ Buyers

• Industry Investors/Investment Bankers

• Education & Research Institutes

• Research Professionals

• Emerging Companies

• Manufacturers

Global Fuel Cell Market

1. Methodology and Scope

1.1. Research Methodology

1.2. Scope of the Report

2. Industry Trends

2.1. Key Trends & Developments

3. Market Outlook

3.1. Industry Impact Factors (Drivers & Restraints)

3.2. Competitive Intensity- Porter 5 Forces

3.3. Regulatory Analysis

3.4. Patent Analysis 

4. Market Segmentation – By Technology

4.1. Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)

4.2. Solid Oxide Fuel cell (SOFC)

4.3. Molten Carbonate Fuel cell (MCFC)

4.4. Alkaline Fuel Cell (AFC)

4.5. Others

5. Market Segmentation – by application

5.1. Portable Power

5.2. Stationary Power

5.3. Transportation 

6. Regional, Country-level Analysis

6.1. North America

6.1.1. The United States

6.1.2. Canada

6.1.3. Mexico

6.2. South America

6.2.1. Brazil

6.2.2. Argentina

6.2.3. Rest of South America

6.3. Europe

6.3.1. Germany

6.3.2. United Kingdom

6.3.3. France

6.3.4. Rest of Europe

6.4. Asia-Pacific

6.4.1. China

6.4.2. Japan

6.4.3. Australia

6.4.4. India

6.4.5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

6.5. Rest of the World 

7. Competitive Analysis

7.1. Market Share Analysis

7.2. Key Strategies adopted by Manufacturers

7.3. Product Benchmarking 

8. Company Profiles

8.1. Ballard Power Systems

8.2. FuelCell Energy

8.3. Hydrogenics Corp.

8.4. Plug Power

8.5. Ceres Power

8.6. SFC Energy

8.7. Bloom Energy

8.8. Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc.

8.9. SFC Energy

8.10. Altergy Systems

9. Appendix

9.1. Sources

9.2. List of Tables

9.3. Expert Panel Validation

9.4. Disclaimer

9.5. Contact Us

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