The global Fuel Cells market valued at USD 312.23 Million in 2022 and is projected to reach a value of USD 1971.07 Million by 2030 at a CAGR of 25.90% over the forecast period.
Fuel Cells produce electricity directly from hydrogen and oxygen, resulting in no emissions of carbon dioxide or other pollutants into the environment. A small number of harmful substances are released when hydrogen is formed using this method. However, the high cost of fuel cell systems, which results in the high cost of FCEV, may stymie market growth. Investment risks such as capital and operational costs, as well as underutilization of various FCEV facilities, are likely to stymie growth even further. The market is expected to be driven by factors such as government subsidies and financial incentives for fuel cell programs, as well as rising demand for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). The high cost of catalysts used in fuel cells, on the other hand, is expected to stifle market growth during the study period.
Due to the increasing innovation in the EV sector and the rising economic viability of the technology, vehicular applications are expected to dominate the market. Growing interest in heavy-duty transportation and energy storage applications, as well as a sizable market potential. The increase is attributed to rising demand for clean energy generation in developed regions, increased use of fuel cell-powered vehicles, a thriving power sector, and increased power generation capacity globally. Rising environmental concerns and increased infrastructure for hydrogen refueling stations are expected to support the growth of the vehicular fuel cell market over the forecast period.
Fuel Cells Market Size, 2022 To 2030 (USD Million)
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The Fuel Cells market is segmented on the basis of Type, Application and End User. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into PEMFC, PAFC, AFC and MFC. On the basis of Application, the market is segmented into Portable, Stationary and Transport. On the basis of Type, the market is segmented into Fuel Cell Vehicles, Utilities and Defense.
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Based on Type
In terms of units, the proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) was the dominant product segment in 2021. The high segment share is primarily due to the widespread use of PEMFC in stationary, transportation, and portable applications. For its operation, PEMFC requires pure hydrogen, oxygen, and water. It operates at a lower temperature of around 80°C, making it suitable for quick start and less prone to system component wear. As a result, PEMFC is more durable than other types of products. Furthermore, when compared to other available fuel cell types, it has advantages such as low weight and volume.
Based on Application
Over the forecast period, the stationary segment is expected to be the largest application segment. The stationary application segment is expected to grow due to factors such as high efficiency and the ability to use a variety of fuels. Because of the growing demand for fuel cell cars and fuel cell-powered forklifts, the transportation application segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. Furthermore, increased research and development activities in Europe to develop hydrogen-powered hybrid vehicles are expected to drive the segment's growth.
Asia Pacific to Continue Dominating the Fuel Cells Market Over Forecast Period
Asia Pacific held the largest market share during the year 2021 with a share of 60.40%. In terms of revenue, Asia-Pacific held the largest share of the fuel cell market in 2021 and is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. This is due to the region's large consumer base, rapid development of the hydrogen sector, fuel cell systems, and the presence of key players. Furthermore, the presence of developing countries in Asia-Pacific, such as China, Japan, India, and South Korea, increases demand for Fuel Cells in transportation applications, which is expected to contribute to the growth of the Asia-Pacific fuel cell market.
Key players operating in the global Fuel Cells Market include- Ballard Power Systems (Canada), Cummins (US), SFC Energy (Germany), Bloom Energy (US), Plug Power (US), Fuel Cell Energy (US), Horizon Fuel Cells, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Intelligent Energy, Fuel Cell Energy, Toshiba Energy Systems, Solution Corporation.
Segmentation of Fuel Cells Market:
- Type (PEMFC, PAFC, AFC, MFC)
- Application (Portable, Stationary, Transport)
- End User (Fuel Cell Vehicles, Utilities, Defense)
- Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa)
|Regions & Countries Covered
- North America - (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
- Europe - (U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Rest Of Europe)
- Asia Pacific - (China, Japan, India, South Korea, South East Asia, Rest Of Asia Pacific)
- Latin America - (Brazil, Argentina, Rest Of Latin America)
- Middle East & Africa - (GCC Countries, South Africa, Rest Of Middle East & Africa)
- Ballard Power Systems (Canada)
- Cummins (US)
- SFC Energy (Germany)
- Bloom Energy (US)
- Plug Power (US)
- Fuel Cell Energy (US)
- Horizon Fuel Cells
- Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
- Intelligent Energy
- Fuel Cell Energy
- Toshiba Energy Systems
- Solution Corporation
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