Global Fuel Cell Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2019-2025: Demand for Unconventional Energy Sources is a Key Factor Driving Market Growth –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Fuel Cell Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Raw Material, By Product (PEMFC, PEFC, SOFC, MCFC), By Application (Stationary, Transportation, Portable), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 – 2025” report has been added to’s offering.

The global fuel cell market size is expected to reach USD 24.81 billion by 2025

The rise in demand for unconventional energy sources is a key factor driving the market growth during the forecast period.

Traditionally, North America accounts for a largest market share due to commercialization and adoption of electric vehicles. However, Asia Pacific emerges as a growing market in terms of shipment. Growing demand for combined heat and power systems in APAC market triggers the market demand.

Power based electricity generation is effective in minimizing emission of carbon dioxide or any other hazardous pollutants. Hence, fuel cell technology plays a vital role in dealing with environmental issues as well as encouraging the use of renewable carriers of energy. Ongoing product developments and innovation is expected to open new opportunities for emerging players.

Using fuel cells can minimize the dependency on non-renewable energy sources such as coal, natural gas and petrochemical derivatives. Fuel cells employ electrochemical process for generation of energy and result in less combustion of fuels. Hybrid systems using conventional engines and fuel cells are deployed in most of electric vehicles.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The fuel cell market is highly consolidated with major companies accounting for over 80% of industry demand. Hydrogen is anticipated to lead the market due to continuous research and development
  • North America is expected to emerge as a largest market for fuel cells in terms of installation due to regulatory scenario in the region and technological advancements. Hence, public-private partnerships is crucial for gaining technological advantage
  • Government regulations and initiatives for minimizing emission rates and capacity to make use of domestic sources of energy are some factors propelling the market demand for hydrogen power plants
  • China shows a positive growth impact as a result of majority of Chinese fuel cell manufacturers are emphasizing on developing proton exchange membrane fuel cells which implies incorporating fuel cells in various modes of transport.
  • Although the Europe fuel cell vehicles market accounted for just over 6.74% of the overall market revenue in 2018, it is anticipated to be the fastest growing region with CAGR of more than 26.4% over the forecast period
  • Key market players include Fuel Cell Energy, Inc, Ballard Power Systems, Hydrogenics Corporation, SFC Energy AG, Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology B.V., Bloom Energy, Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc. Ceres Power Holdings Plc, Plug Power, Inc. Apart from these, there are several other automobile manufacturers that are in the process of launching their fuel cell vehicles.

Market Dynamics

Market driver analysis

  • Increasing private-public partnerships
  • Reduced environmental impact

Market restraint analysis

  • High cost of fuel cell systems resulting in high cost of FCEV
  • Risks associated with investment in hydrogen refuelling stations

Company Profiles

  • FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  • Ballard Power Systems
  • Hydrogenics Corporation
  • SFC Energy AG
  • Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology B.V.
  • Bloom Energy
  • Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc.
  • Ceres Power Holdings PLC
  • Plug Power, Inc.
  • Nuvera Fuel Cells LLC

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