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Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (Sofc) : Current Status and Forecast - Japan

  • ID: 35897
  • Report
  • July 2002
  • Region: Japan
  • 224 pages
  • Yano Research Institute Ltd
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I. Current Sofc R& D activities in the market environment
1. Trends in the global market
2. Japan: the level of Sofc development with trends in the industry
2-1. Overview
2-2. Trends in industry
2-3. Positioning in the global market
3. The United States: Sofc research and development up to date
3-1. Overview: Sofc R& D
3-1-1. Projects funded by the government (Department of Energy: DOE)
3-1-2. R& D objectives and expected outcomes
3-1-3. Exhibits: Overview of funding projects by the DOE
3-2. Research area analysis by the governmental organizations/programs
3-2-1 DOE
3-2-2. DOE Bridge Information
3-2-3. Department of Defense (DOD)
3-2-4. National Science Foundation (NSF)
3-2-5. Small Business Innovation Research (Sbir) by DOD
3-3R& D trends and future developments by leading 17 industrial firms/organization
4. European Union: Sofc research and development at present
4-1. Overview
4-1-1. Organizational structure operating EU energy- related R& D program with the budget
4-1-2. Sofc historical development
4-1-3. The 5th Framework Programme: FP5
4-1-4. The 6th Framework Programme: FP6
4-2. Sofc R& D in trends by country
4-2-1. Summary
4-2-2. Denmark
4-2-3. Norway
4-2-4. Sweden
4-2-5. United Kingdom
4-2-6. Germany
4-3. Research area analysis by project
4-4. R& D trends and future developments by leading 27 industrial firms and public research organizations
II. Japan: current status and prospects in industrial sectors
1. Electric power generation
2. Gas
3. Power system manufacturing
4. Ceramic materials
III. Current status and prospects ofdomestic firms attaining remarkable Sofc developments
1. Tokyo Electric Power Company
2. Chubu Electric Power Company
3. The Kansai Electric Power Company
4. Kyushu Electric Power Corporation
5. Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
6. Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd
7. Toho Gas Co. Ltd
8. Osaka Gas Co. Ltd
9. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
10. NKK Corporation
11. Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
12. Toto Ltd
13. NGK Insulators, Ltd
14, Japan Fine Ceramics Center
IV. Future prospects for Sofc Market in Japan
1. Potential demands for Sofc technology
1-1. Attributes and potential markets
1-2. Market characteristics by potential demands
1-2-1. Power plant for commercial use
1-2-2. Power plant for remote/residential use
2. Competitive environment and market scale projection
2-1. Competitive environment by electric density (watt by engine style, by manufacturer/distributor of power plant for remote/residential use
2-2. Projection for Sofc market scale in Japan
2-2-1. Expected market scale of potential demands
2-2-2. Industrial gas turbine market
3. Cost analysis for Sofc commercialization
4. Issues and objectives forSofc market entry product concept and home-use Sofc power generation system
5. Prospects for Sofc market growth in the global market
5-1. Momentum in 2003-2005
5-2. Near-term projects in world leaders of the three regions: Japan, the US, and EU
5-3. Scenario for Sofc in 2010
6. Leading 10 company's case studies
6-1. Acumentrics Corporation
6-2. Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited
6-3. Fuel Cell technologies
6-4. Global Thermoelectric
6-5. Honeywell
6-6. InDEC
6-7. McDermott Technology
6-8. Rolls-Royce
6-9. Siemens Westinghouse
6-10. Sulzer Hexis

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