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Fuel Cell Technology by Applications, Types, Fuel & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2018

  • Published: June 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 246 Pages
  • Markets and Markets

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  • AFC Energy PLC
  • Ceres Power Holdings Plc
  • Genport SRL
  • JX Nippon Oil & Gas
  • Panasonic Corporation
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'Fuel Cell Technology Market: By Applications (Portable, Stationary, Transport), Types (PEMFC, DMFC, PAFC, SOFC, MCFC), Fuel (Hydrogen, Natural Gas, Methanol, Anaerobic Digester Gas) & Geography- Global Trends and Forecast to 2018 '

Fuel cells are gaining global importance as the demand for clean energy increases and the depletion of world oil and gas reserves continues. Furthermore, the shifting focus towards renewable energy and the increasing awareness and demand for zero emission energy sources worldwide is driving development and demand for fuel cell technology.

Fuel cells convert chemical energy into electrical energy through an electromechanical reaction, like a battery. The only difference is that the fuel is supplied from outside, thereby making the fuel cell feel like an engine converting fuel into electricity without burning it. Fuel cells are of varying types - such as proton exchange membrane (PEM), solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC) and many more differentiated options based on the components used and type of reaction taking place within the cell. A variety of fuels cab be used such as hydrogen, methanol, biogas, natural READ MORE >

1 Introduction
1.1 Key Take-Aways
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Markets Covered
1.4 Stakeholders
1.5 Research Methodology
1.5.1 Market Size
1.5.2 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.5.3 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
1.5.4 Assumptions Made For This Report

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights
3.1 Asia Dominating The Global Market
3.2 Towering Growth For Regional Markets
3.3 Asia Leads Units Shipments
3.4 Hydrogen – Most Effective Fuel
3.5 PEMFC Dominating The Fuel Cell Market
3.6 Stationary Fuel Cells Expected To Dominate Globally
3.7 Research Agreements & Collaborations: Major Strategies By Market Players
3.8 North America & Asia: Strong Base For Fuel Cell Companies

4 Market Overview
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Burning Issues
4.2.1 Pressure To Reduce Environmental Impact
4.2.2 Cost Of Production
4.2.3 Hydrogen Generation Storage & Transfer
4.3 Winning Imperatives
4.3.1 Collaborations/Partnerships For Research
4.3.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
4.4 Market Dynamics
4.4.1 Drivers
4.4.1.1 Public And Private Investments
4.4.1.2 Higher Energy Density Compared To Battery
4.4.1.3 New Technologies In Hydrogen Storage
4.4.1.4 Advantage Over The Backup Power Option
4.4.2 Restraints
4.4.2.1 High Cost Of Catalyst
4.4.2.2 Durability Of Fuel Cell
4.4.2.3 Fuel Infrastructure
4.4.3 Opportunities
4.4.3.1 Huge Market For Green Technology
4.4.3.2 High Demand In Fuel Cell Vehicles Market
4.4.3.3 Use Of Cheaper Metals
4.5 Market Share Analysis
4.6 Investments In R&D
4.7 Value Chain Analysis
4.8 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis For Fuel Cells
4.9 Patent Analysis

5 Global Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Applications
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Fuel Cell Market, By Applications
5.3 Stationery Applications Market
5.4 Transportation Applications Market
5.5 Portable Applications Market

6 Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Geography
6.1 Introduction
6.2 North America
6.3 Europe
6.4 Asia
6.5 Rest Of The World (Row)

7 Global Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Types/Technologies
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Types/Technologies
7.3 Polymer/Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC)
7.4 Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)
7.5 Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells (MCFC)
7.6 Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells (PAFC)
7.7 Direct Methanol Fuel Cells(DMFC)
7.8 Alkaline Fuel Cells (AFC)
7.9 Direct Carbon Fuel Cells (DCFC)
7.10 Zinc Air Fuel Cells (ZAFC)
7.11 Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells (PCFC)
7.12 Microbial Fuel Cells (MFC)

8 Global Fuel Cells Market, By Fuels
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Hydrogen
8.3 Natural Gas/Methane
8.4 Methanol
8.5 Anaerobic Digester Gas

9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Growth Strategies In The Global Fuel Cell Technology Market
9.3 Most Active Companies In The Global Fuel Cell Technology Market
9.4 Agreements, Collaborations & Partnerships
9.5 New Products Launch
9.6 Investments, Expansions & Other Developments
9.7 Mergers & Acquisitions

10 Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)*
10.1 AFC Energy PLC
10.2 Ballard Power Systems Inc.
10.3 Bloom Energy Corp.
10.4 Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited
10.5 Ceres Power Holdings Plc
10.6 Clearedge Power
10.7 Fuelcell Energy
10.8 Genport SRL
10.9 GS Caltex
10.10 Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies
10.11 Hydrogenics Corporation
10.12 JX Nippon Oil & Gas
10.13 Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology B.V.
10.14 Nuvera Fuel Cells
10.15 Oorja Protonics
10.16 Panasonic Corporation
10.17 Plug Power Inc.
10.18 Protonex Technology Corporation
10.19 Relion Inc.
10.20 SFC Energy Ag
10.21 Topsoe Fuel Cell
10.22 Toshiba Fuel Cell

*Details On Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, And Developments Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies.

List Of Tables (119 Tables)

Table 1 Global Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Units, 2011 – 2018
Table 2 Regional Dominance & Key Market Players
Table 3 Fuel Cell Technology: Regional Market Growth
Table 4 Fuel Cell Technology Units: Market Facts
Table 5 Fuel Cell Technology Market, Fuel Types
Table 6 Fuel Cell Technology Market, By Types
Table 7 Fuel Cell Technology Applications & Key Insights
Table 8 Fuel Cell Technology: Major Growth Strategies
Table 9 Fuel Cell Technology: Regional Benchmarking Of Key Players
Table 10 Top Fuel Cell Manufacturers & Their Headquarters
Table 11 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Table 12 Fuel Cell: Characteristics, By Applications
Table 13 Fuel Cell: Features & Issues, By Applications
Table 14 Fuel Cell: Market Volume, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 15 Fuel Cell: Market Capacity, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 16 Fuel Cell: Market Revenue, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 17 Stationary Fuel Cells Commercialization
Table 18 Stationary Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 19 Stationary Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 20 Stationary Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 21 Transportation Fuel Cells Commercialization
Table 22 Transportation Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Units Shipments)
Table 23 Transportation Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 24 Transportation Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 25 Different Portable Applications
Table 26 Portable Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 27 Portable Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 28 Portable Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 29 Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 30 Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 31 Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 32 North America: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 33 North America: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 34 North America: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 35 North America: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 36 North America: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 37 North America: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Types,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 38 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 39 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Applications,2011 – 2013 (Mw)
Table 40 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 41 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 42 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Types, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 43 Europe: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Types,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 44 Asia: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 45 Asia: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 46 Asia: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 47 Asia: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 48 Asia: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Types,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 49 Row: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 50 Row: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 51 Row: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 52 Row: Fuel Cells Market Volume, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipment)
Table 53 Row: Fuel Cells Market Capacity, By Types, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 54 Row: Fuel Cells Market Revenue, By Types,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 55 Fuel Cell Characteristics, By Types
Table 56 Types Of Fuel Cell – Pros & Cons
Table 57 Fuel Cell: Markets Volume, By Types,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 58 Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Types, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 59 Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Types, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 60 PEMFC: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 61 PEMFC: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 62 PEMFC: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 63 SOFC: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 64 SOFC: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 65 SOFC: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 66 Mcfc: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 67 Mcfc: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 68 MCFC: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 69 PAFC: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 70 PAFC: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 71 PAFC: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 72 DMFC: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 73 DMFC: Market Capacity, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 74 DMFC: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 75 Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Fuels, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 76 Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 77 Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 78 Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 79 Natural Gas Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 80 Natural Gas Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 81 Natural Gas Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 82 Methanol Fuel Cells: Market Volume, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipment)
Table 83 Methanol Fuel Cells: Market Capacity, By Geography,2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 84 Methanol Fuel Cells: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 85 Anaerobic Digester Gas Fuel Cells: Market Volume,By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Unit Shipments)
Table 86 Anaerobic Digester Gas Fuel Cells: Market Capacity,By Geography, 2011 – 2018 (Mw)
Table 87 Anaerobic Digester Gas Fuel Cells: Market Revenue,By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 88 Agreements, Collaborations & Partnerships, 2010 – 2013
Table 89 New Products Launch, 2010 – 2013
Table 90 Investments, Expansions & Other Developments, 2010 – 2013
Table 91 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2010 – 2013
Table 92 AFC Energy: Annual Revenue 2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 93 Ballard: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 2011 ($Million)
Table 94 Ballard: Products & Its Applications
Table 95 Bloom Energy: Products & Its Applications
Table 96 Ceramic Fuel: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 97 Ceramic Fuel: Products & Its Applications
Table 98 Ceres Power: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 99 Clearedge: Products & Its Applications
Table 100 Fuelcell Energy: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 101 Fuelcell: Products & Its Applications
Table 102 Genport: Products & Its Applications
Table 103 Horizon: Products & Its Applications
Table 104 Hydrogenics: Annual Revenue, By Segments,2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 105 Hydrogenics: Annual Revenue, By Geography,2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 106 Hydrogenics: Products & Its Applications
Table 107 Nippon: Products & Its Descriptions
Table 108 Nedstack: Products & Its Output
Table 109 Nuvera: Products & Its Applications
Table 110 Panasonic: Annual Revenue,By Segments,2011 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 111 Panasonic: Products & Its Descriptions
Table 112 Plug Power: Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 113 Plug Power: Products & Its Applications
Table 114 Protonex: Products & Its Applications
Table 115 Relion: Products & Its Applications
Table 116 SFC Energy: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 117 SFC Energy: Products & Its Applications
Table 118 Toshiba: Annual Revenue, 2010 – 21012 ($Million)
Table 119 Toshiba: Products & Its Descriptions

List Of Figures (27 Figures)

Figure 1 Fuel Cell Market: Regional Scenario, 2012
Figure 2 Fuel Cell: Market Dynamics
Figure 3 Fuel Cell Units: Regional Market
Figure 4 Fuel Cell Market, By Fuels
Figure 5 Fuel Cell: Market Share, By Regional Split & Types
Figure 6 Fuel Cell: Applications, By Regions
Figure 7 Fuel Cell: Key Market Strategies, By Global Players
Figure 8 Fuel Cell: Benchmarking The Major Players
Figure 9 Fuel Cells: Market Share, By Manufacturers, 2012
Figure 10 R&D Expenditure, By Govt. Organization,1995 – 2012 ($Million)
Figure 11 R&D Expenditure, By Private Sectors, 1995 – 2012 ($Million)
Figure 12 R&D Expenditure, By Companies, 2011 – 2012 ($Million)
Figure 13 Value Chain Of Fuel Cell Industry
Figure 14 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 15 Fuel Cells: Number Of Patents Registered, By Regions,2011 – 2013
Figure 16 Stationary Fuel Cells: Market Share, By Geography,2011 – 2018
Figure 17 Transportation Fuel Cells: Market Share, By Geography,2011 – 2018
Figure 18 Portable Fuel Cell: Market Share, By Geography, 2011 – 2018
Figure 19 Commercial Fuel Cell: Market Share, By Geography, 2013
Figure 20 Fuel Cell: Shift In Market Share, By Types, 2012 – 2018
Figure 21 Fuel Cell: Shift In Market Share, By Types, 2011 – 2018
Figure 22 Fuel Cell Market Growth Strategies, 2010 – 2013
Figure 23 Most Active Companies, Market Share, 2010 – 2013
Figure 24 Agreements, Collaborations & Partnerships, 2010 – 2013
Figure 25 New Products Launch, 2010 – 2013
Figure 26 Investments, Expansions & Other Developments, 2010 – 2013
Figure 27 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2010 – 2013

- Fuel Cell Technology is a clean energy source becoming widely commercialized for its various applications. The fuel cell industry has been growing at a promising growth rate in past few years. The technological developments and growing commercialization have fuelled the demand for fuel cells. This growing demand of fuel cells has been positively affecting the development of hydrogen infrastructure globally. The stationary units used for telecommunication and household purposes are primarily designed keeping in mind the cost. The primary fuel source is a major aspect of the fuel cells as its availability affects the use of fuel cells.

- The global fuel cell market is witnessing decent growth based on increased clean energy demand and large investments related to hydrogen infrastructure development around the globe, especially in Asia and North America. Asia holds the major market share followed by North America and Europe. In terms of applications of the fuel cell, the market is dominated by stationary applications due to the off grid applications and household applications.

- Ballard (Canada), Ceramic Fuel Cell (Australia), FuelCell Energy (U.S.), Hydrogenics , PlugPower (U.S.), SFC Energy(Germany) are the major players constituting almost 58% of the total market for fuel cell technology while the rest 42% is shared by all the remaining companies.

- The majority of companies looked at mainly relied on growth strategies such as agreements and contracts, joint ventures and collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, and expansions in diversified geographic areas. The growing demand for technologically advanced clean energy solutions has prompted most of the companies to launch highly innovative and integrated fuel cell solutions.

- The companies involved in fuel cell business are thus expanding into emerging markets such as South America and Africa. Agreements, collaborations & partnerships are the key strategies that are helping the companies to penetrate the existing market, and expansion into the new and emerging markets. Asia has the largest market of stationary fuel cells due to the increase in household applications. South Africa, Asia and China represent the major potential for fuel cell market due to its portable and off grid applications.

- Major fuel type/technologies include Polymer/Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell, Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, and Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell and others. Polymer/Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell are the largest type in terms of revenue generating more than half of the revenue. The major primary fuel source for fuel cells is Hydrogen.

- AFC Energy PLC
- Ballard Power Systems Inc
- Bloom Energy Corp
- Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited
- Ceres Power Holdings Plc
- Clearedge Power
- Fuelcell Energy
- GS Caltex
- Genport SRL
- Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies
- Hydrogenics Corporation
- JX Nippon Oil & Gas
- Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology BV
- Nuvera Fuel Cells
- Oorja Protonics
- Panasonic Corporation
- Plug Power Inc
- Protonex Technology Corporation
- Relion Inc
- SFC Energy Ag
- Topsoe Fuel Cell
- Toshiba Fuel Cell

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