Reportlinker Adds Global Fuel Cells Industry

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Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Fuel Cells Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0209239/Global-Fuel-Cells-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fuel Cells in US$ Million by the following product segments: Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2007 through 2015. The report profiles 145 companies including players such as Acumentrics Corp., Ansaldo Fuel Cells SpA, Apollo Energy Systems Inc., Areva Group, HELION, Arotech Corp., Electric Fuel Battery Corporation, Astris Energy, Inc., Axane Fuel Cells Systems, Ballard Power Systems Inc., BCS Fuel Cells, Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd., Ceres Power Holdings Plc, Fuel Cell Energy Inc., Fuel Cell Technologies, Hydrogenics Corporation., IdaTech LLC, Jadoo Power, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., MKU Canada Inc., MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc., MTU Onsite Energy GmbH, Nuvera Fuel Cells Inc., Plug Power, Inc., Proton Energy Systems, Inc., Palcan Energy Corporation, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., ReliOn, Inc., RWE Fuel Cells GmbH, SFC Smart Fuel Cell AG, Siemens Power Generation, Teledyne Energy Systems Inc., UTC Power, and ZAO Independent Power Technologies. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

FUEL CELLS MCP-1071

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells (PAFC) I-4

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells (MCFC) I-4

Alkaline Fuel Cells (AFC) I-4

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) I-4

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) I-4

Others (Includes Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) among Others) I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Quick Primer II-1

Current Market Scenario: A Review II-2

Key Statistical Findings II-3

Table 1: Global Fuel Cells Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Units Delivered by Application Area -

Stationary Portable and Transport (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Global Fuel Cells Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Fuel Cell Units Delivered by Technology

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Global Fuel Cells Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Fuel Cell Units Manufactured by Region - North

America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Impact of the Recession II-4

Outlook II-4

Noteworthy Trends & Issues II-5

Fuel Cells Promise Immense Long-Term Potential II-5

In Time for Making the Right Kind of Impact II-6

Whimsical Visions Of An All-Hydrogen Economy Drives Interest

in Fuel Cells II-6

Environmental Benefits Make Fuel Cells Irresistible II-6

Developed Nations to Retain their Stranglehold on the World

Fuel Cells Market II-7

Cost and Fuel Storage/Distribution Remain the Most Vital Issues II-7

Attracting Attention of the Natural Gas Industry II-7

Raw Material Prices: A Review II-8

Important Materials Used in Fuel Cells and Batteries II-8

Catalysts, Performance Additives to Register Rapid Gains II-9

Market Structure II-9

Consolidation Blows in the Wind II-9

M&A Activity in the Industry: 2007-2010 II-10

The Promise of Nanotechnology in Fuel Cells II-10

Current Scenario in Nanotechnology and Fuel Cell Research II-11

Fuel Cell Exports Exhibit Significant Growth Potential II-12

Trends Across Product Markets II-12

SOFCs: A Technology Of Interest to the Developed Countries II-12

Optimism Pervades the Market for Portable Fuel Cell Systems II-13

Table 4: Portable Fuel Cell Systems Installed Worldwide

(2005-2008): Breakdown of Number of Units Delivered

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Increasing Power Needs of Portables Stimulate Micro Fuel

Cell Research II-14

MFCs - Promising Future, Challenges Abound II-14

Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Preferred Choice for Portable Devices II-15

Mobile Fuel Cells Receive Support from Electronics Industry II-16

Technological Progress II-16

Newly Found Complementarity II-16

Growing Power Requirement II-16

Backing from Big Companies II-16

Table 5: Worldwide Demand for Fuel Cell in Mobile Phones:

Breakdown of Number of Units (In Million) and Percentage

Share in the Total Mobile Phones Market (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Auto Industry Views Fuel Cell Systems in Positive Light II-17

As a Substitute for 2-Stroke Engine Motorcycles II-18

Stationary Fuel Cell Industry Scenario II-18

Stationary and Distributed Energy Applications Garner Attention II-19

Table 6: Large Stationary Fuel Cell Systems Installed

Worldwide (2003-2008): Breakdown of Number of Units

Delivered and Annual Installed Capacity in MW (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 7: Small Stationary Fuel Cell Systems Installed

Worldwide (2003-2008): Breakdown of Number of Units

Delivered (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Fuel Cell Activity Worldwide II-21

Overview II-21

Select Fuel Cell Policies and Programs in Developed Nations II-21

United States II-21

Europe II-21

Japan II-22

Research and Development II-22

Potential Sequence for Fuel Cell Development: 2005-2040 II-22

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-23

Definition II-23

Basic Principle II-23

Table 8: Cost Structure of Fuel Cell - Percentage Share of

Key Components (Polymer Membrane (Electrolyte), Carbon

Electrode, Flowfield, Platinum Catalyst, Others) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Support Systems II-24

Technology II-24

Function II-25

Carnot Efficiency and Fuel Cells II-25

An Insight into Key Components II-25

Reformers II-25

Hydrocarbon Sources II-26

Steam Reforming II-26

Partial Oxidation II-26

Gasified II-26

Stacks II-26

Stack Contents II-27

Challenges in Fuel Cell Commercialization II-27

Capital Costs II-27

Reliability II-27

Material Costs II-28

Manufacturing Issues II-28

Engineering Issues II-28

Modeling II-28

Reliability and Durability II-28

Materials II-28

Fuel Processor II-28

New Pumps II-28

Fuel Storage II-29

Electronics and Sensors II-29

Other Issues II-29

Difference between Fuel Cells and Batteries II-29

History II-29

Timeline II-30

Classification of Fuel Cells II-31

An Insight II-31

Electrolyte Based Technologies II-31

Fuel Cell Technologies II-32

Technical Features II-32

Power Output and Efficiency II-32

Merits and Demerits II-33

Basic Application II-33

Fuel Cell Systems II-33

Low Temperature Cells- Function at Less Than 200°C II-33

High Temperature Cells- Function in the Range of 600°C and

1,000°C II-33

Major Types of Fuel Cells II-34

Alkaline Fuel Cells (AFC) II-34

Overview II-34

Principle of Operation II-34

Operational Efficiencies II-34

Merits and Demerits II-34

Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells (PAFCs) II-35

Overview II-35

Application Areas II-35

Operational Principles II-35

Merits II-35

Demerits II-36

Solid Polymer or Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEM) II-36

Overview II-36

Operational Principle II-36

Applications Areas II-37

Improved PEM Functionality due to Innovation of New Membranes II-37

Merits II-37

Demerits II-37

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells (MCFCs) II-37

Overview II-37

Operational Principle II-38

Benefits II-38

Drawback II-38

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) II-38

Overview II-38

SOFCs vs MCFCs II-39

Tubular and Planar Types II-39

Operational Principle II-39

Merits II-39

Demerits II-40

Components & Properties II-40

Yttria Stabilised Zirconia II-40

Nickel II-40

Strontium Doped Lanthanum Magnetite II-40

Lanthanum Chromite II-40

Gas Reforming in SOFC II-41

Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells II-41

Research Focus II-41

Other Types of Fuel Cells II-41

Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) II-41

Regenerative Fuel Cells (RFC) II-42

Zinc-Air Fuel Cells (ZAFC) II-42

Working Principle II-42

Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cell (PCFC) II-43

Fuel Cell Materials II-43

Pumps II-43

Ceramics II-43

Motors II-43

Bulk Molding Compounds II-43

Plastics II-44

Fuel Cell Energy Sources II-44

An Insight II-44

Table 9: Global Fuel Cell Market: Percentage Share of Fuel

Cell Units Delivered By Fuel Type - For Hydrogen, Methanol,

Natural Gas and Others During 2007 & 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Natural Gas II-45

Hydrogen II-46

Overview II-46

Table 10: Number of Hydrogen Filling Stations Constructed

by Region - North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of World

for Years 2006 Through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-46

Storage Issues II-46

Supply II-47

Challenges Plaguing Use of Hydrogen II-47

Hydrogen Infrastructure II-47

Low Energy Density II-47

Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell Buses II-47

Methanol II-48

As a Source of Fuel II-48

Benefits II-48

Shortcomings II-48

Economic Viability II-49

Legislative Measures II-49

3. FUEL CELL APPLICATIONS II-50

General End-Use Markets II-50

Application Areas II-50

Large-Scale Power-Intensive Applications II-50

Portable Applications II-50

Stationary Applications II-50

Transportation Applications II-51

Snapshots of Select End Uses II-51

Military/Aerospace II-51

Table 11: US Market for Fuel Cells in Military Applications

by Technology - PEMFC, Alkaline Fuel Cells, PAFC, MCFC, and

SOFC: 2004 & 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Power Generation II-52

An Overview II-52

Alternative Energy Technologies II-52

Types II-52

Fuel Cells Vs Gensets II-53

Fuel Cells Vs Microturbines II-53

Prospects for Renewable Technology II-53

Transportation II-54

Table 12: Fuel Cell Buses and Light Vehicles Constructed

Worldwide: Breakdown of Number of Units for the years 2003

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Industrial II-55

Residential II-55

Commercial II-55

Marine II-55

Major Application Areas II-55

Portable Fuel Cells II-55

Overview II-55

Table 13: World Market for Portable Fuel Cells (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Units Delivered by Technology

Type - PEMFC, SOFC, DMFC, and AFC (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-56

Technical Challenges II-57

Players & Their Product Offerings in the Portable Fuel Cells

Market As of the Year 2009 II-57

Micro Fuel Cells vis-à-vis Batteries II-57

MEMS Technology II-58

Stationary Fuel Cells II-58

Overview II-58

Categories II-58

Technology Type II-59

Table 14: World Market for Large Stationary Fuel Cells

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Units Delivered by

Technology Type - MCFC, PAFC, SOFC and PEMFC (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 15: World Market for Small Stationary Fuel Cells

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Units Delivered by

Technology Type - PEMFC, SOFC, DMFC and AFC (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Fuel Cells vis-à-vis Conventional Systems II-59

Players & Their Product Offerings in the Large Stationary

Fuel Cells Market As of the Year 2009 II-60

Players & Their Product Offerings in the Small Stationary

Fuel Cells Market As of the Year 2009 II-60

Fuels II-60

Benefits II-61

Micro CHP II-61

Table 16: Assessment of Fuel Cells In CHP: 2002-2010

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Automotive Fuel Cells II-62

An Overview II-62

Table 17: Assessment of Fuel Cells for Automotive

Applications: 2001-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/

Chart) II-62

Table 18: Worldwide Electric Vehicles Market (2010E):

Percentage Share of Unit Sales by Vehicle Class - Light

Duty and Heavy Duty II-62

Players & Their Product Offerings in the Transport Fuel

Cells Market As of the year 2009 II-63

Trends II-63

PEM Fuel Cells Show Great Promise in Automobile Applications II-63

Advantages of Fuel Cell Vehicles over Conventional Systems II-63

Fuel Cells Vehicles: Facing Commercialization and Technical

Challenges II-64

Collaborations in Fuel Cell Development II-64

Barriers II-65

HypercarSM Vehicles Concept II-65

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-66

BAE Systems to Develop Zero-Emissions Fuel Cell Bus for Local

Transit Agency II-66

BOC Unveils First-Ever Portable Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Generator II-66

Ajusa Releases NOIL 5000 AC UPS (Spain) II-67

Toyota to Launch 5 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles in Support of

its Partnership with CEP II-67

Bloom Energy Introduces Novel Fuel Cell System II-68

Electro Power Rolls Out Fuel Cell Back-Up Power System II-68

SFC Smart Fuel Cell Introduces EFOY Pro 2200 XT II-68

Showa Denko Develops Platinum Substitute for Use in Fuel Cells II-69

Mercedes Introduces BlueZERO II-69

Proton Motor, Skoda Electric Launch New Bus Run on Triple

Hybrid Fuel Cell II-70

Sony Launches New Fuel Cell Series II-70

Horizon Fuel's 6 kW Fuel Cells Feature in Riversimple's

Hydrogen Car II-70

NGK Develops Hydrogen-Fuelled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell II-71

Ceramic Fuel Cells Introduces Modular Generator Offering II-71

NGK and AIST Spark Plug Develop Micro Fuel Cell Module II-71

SiEnergy Systems Introduces Innovation in SOFC Technology II-72

Protonex to Launch Commercial Product II-72

SFC Smart Fuel Cell Introduces EMILY 2200 Fuel Cell II-72

SFC Smart Fuel Cell Introduces JENNY Portable Fuel Cell System II-73

Daimler to Launch Mercedes-Benz B Class F-CELL II-73

BlueBird Aero Systems Introduces Unmanned Aerial System II-74

Adaptive Materials Unveils 250-watt portable SOFC II-74

Neah Power Systems Introduces Enhanced Direct Methanol Fuel

Cell Design II-75

LMS to Introduce Fuel Cell System Simulation Product II-75

Panasonic Develops Methanol Fuel Cell Battery II-75

SFC Smart Fuel Cell Launches Traffic Applications Power Solution II-75

Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Rolls Out Bio Energy Diversity Kit II-76

Antig Technology Introduces Handheld Fuel Cell Charger II-76

Prodrive and Intelligent Energy Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Controller II-76

CFC Solutions Launches Upgraded Version of Carbonate Fuel Cells II-76

SFC Smart Fuel Cell to Offer Fuel Cell Kit to Solar StromBau II-76

Toto Introduces Home-Use Fuel Cell II-77

HydroGen Introduces Fuel Cell Module II-77

MTI Micro Fuel Cells Introduces Universal Charger with

Removable Cartridge II-77

KIA Motors Introduces Next-Generation Borrego Fuel Cell

Electric Vehicle II-77

Chevrolet Launches Equinox Fuel Cell Car II-77

Proterra Launches HFC35 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Bus II-78

Toyota Introduces New Green Car II-78

Nissan Introduces Next-Generation X-Trail II-78

Honda Introduces Japanese Model of FCX Clarity Fuel Cell II-78

Pininfarnia Launches Sintesi II-78

General Motors to Introduce Cadillac Concept Vehicle II-78

Suzuki Motor and General Motors Develops SX4-FCV II-79

Nissan Motor and Renault Develop New Fuel Cell Vehicle II-79

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-80

Dantherm Announces Partnership with Leap Power to

Commercialize Fuel Cells in North America II-80

Ceramic Fuel Cells Joins Forces with Mitsui and Osaka Gas II-80

Wartsila and Hitachi Zosen Sign Business Agreement for

Marketing Fuel Cell based Power Solutions II-81

Solvay Announces Plans for Setting-up 1 Megawatt Fuel Cell Plant II-81

Solvay and NedStack Sign Contract for Huge Emission Free Power

Plant II-82

Ballard Secures Order for Fuel Cell Power Modules from APTS II-82

GM to Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Launch in 2015 II-82

Samsung Plans to Develop Methanol Fuel Cell Battery II-83

Neah Power Plans to Acquire CyVolt Assets and power technology II-83

Adaptive Chemicals Bags Fuel Cell Contract II-83

IHI Collaborates with Boeing for Aircraft Fuel Cell Development II-83

BMX Development Signs Agreement with Apollo Energy Systems II-84

Ballard Power and Partners Acquire Controlling Stake in Dantherm II-84

Optomec Bags Air Force Fuel Cell Contract II-84

IdaTech Fuel Cell System Offers Power to Floating Olympic Rings II-85

Alter NRG Signs Up Waste2Tricity as UK Sales Representative

for Plasma Gasification System II-85

Nuvera Sells Hydrogen Station and Fuel Cell Units to H-E-B II-86

Proton Motor Enters into a Contract Manufacturing Agreement

with Deutsche Mechatronics II-87

AGNI Takes Over GenCell to form AGNI GenCell II-87

IRD Fuel Cell Technology Takes Over Cabot's MEA Production Line II-88

IdaTech plc and ACME Group Sign Distribution Agreement II-88

FuelCell Energy Bags Contract from U.S. Department of Energy II-89

National Wind Acquires New Fuel Cell Technology Purchase Rights II-89

Ballard Power Systems and Daimler Sign Supply Agreement II-89

ASCC and Comentum to Establish Fuel Cell JV II-89

Protonex Bags Fuel Cell Deal from US Army II-90

FuelCell and Posco Sign Licensing Agreement II-90

Nippon Oil Signs Small Fuel Cell Agreement with Kyocera II-90

Protonex Bags SOFC Power Systems Contract II-90

Protonex Bags Fuel Cell Contract from US Naval Research

Laboratory II-91

Morphic Technologies and GE Energy Sign Selling Agreement II-91

Nuvera and Airgas Sign Marketing Agreement II-92

Protonex and UltraCell Sign Fuel Cell Partnership Agreement II-92

General Motors Company Acquires Stake in Hydrogenics II-93

Kaori Bags Supply Contract from Bloom Energy II-93

SymPowerco to Acquire Majority Stake in Highline Hydrogen Hybrids II-93

Ford Divests Fuel-Cell JV Stake to Daimler II-94

FuelCell Signs Agreement with POSCO II-94

Toyota Signs Collaboration Agreement on Residential Fuel Cell

Development II-94

AFC Energy Signs Fuel-Cell Agreement with Waste2Tricity II-94

Ceramic Fuel Cells and GDF SUEZ Extend Agreement II-95

IdaTech Bags an Order from b+w Electronic Systems II-95

MTU Onsite Energy Bags an Order from Reich II-96

Ballard Power Systems and FirstEnergy Ink an Agreement II-96

Connecticut DPUC Issues an Approval for Projects of FuelCell

Energy II-97

Hydrogenics Bags Additional Order from National Fuel Cell Bus

Program of FTA II-97

SFO Technologies and Plug Power Energy India Ink an Agreement II-97

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Plug Power Energy India

Enter into an Agreement II-98

Jayco Enters into Alliance with SFC Smart Fuel Cell II-99

EFOY fuel cell Substitutes Max Power Marine Fuel Cell II-99

SFC Smart Fuel Cell and DuPont Receives an Order from the US Army II-99

Hydrogenics Signs Receives Contract from Vision Industries II-100

Morphic Technologies Receives Order from Polish Navy II-100

Nuvera Fuel Cells Signs Agreement with Universal Precision

Products and Airgas II-100

Genco Supply Chain Solutions Receives Order from Wegmans II-101

Nissan Deploys Methanol Fuel Cells for Powering Material

Handling Equipment II-101

ACAL Energy Commences Operations at Fuel Cell System II-101

Ceres Power Commences Manufacturing Operations at Fuel Cell

Plant in Horsham II-102

MICROM Electronic Installs Fuel Cell Products in Mexican

Cellular Network II-102

b+w Electronic Systems Provides IdaTech Fuel Cell Systems to

the US Army II-103

Ballard Power Systems Powers BC Transit Fuel Cell Bus II-103

Hydrogenics Delivers an Additional Midibus Powered with Fuel Cell II-104

Nestle Waters Deploys 32 GenDriveTM Hydrogen Fuel cell II-104

Buerstner Selects EFOY Fuel Cells for Power Supply II-105

UTC Power Offers Fuel Cell Technology to Coca-Cola Enterprises II-105

New Whole Foods Market® to Generate On-Site Power Utilizing

UTC Power Fuel Cell Technology II-105

Kusters Zima Partners with Nuvera Fuel Cells II-106

Plug Power Signs Agreement with Rittal II-106

European Union to Invest in New Energy Technology II-106

Modine Manufacturing Enters into Agreement with Bloom Energy II-107

Matsushita Electric to Market Home-Use Fuel Cells II-107

HydroGen Corporation Opens Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell Power Plant II-107

HydroGen Corporation to Sign Agreement with Samsung II-107

New Flyer Industries Inks Agreement with Ballard Power Systems II-107

Ceramic Fuel Cells Signs Agreement with CeramTec II-107

NextTech Materials Inks Agreement with Haiku Tech II-108

Ceramic Fuel Cells Enters into an Agreement with Paloma

Industries II-108

Ballard Power Systems Signs Service Contract with Daimler II-108

Ballard Power Systems Partners with Dantherm Power II-108

Raymond Corporation Inks Agreement with Ballard Power Systems II-109

Ballard Power Systems Enters into Agreement with Heliocentris

Fuel Cells II-109

Hydrogenics Corporation to Deliver Fuel Cell Power Modules. II-109

Motorola Chooses IdaTech for Operating Telecommunications

Equipment II-109

MTI MicroFuel Cells and NeoSolar Enter into an Agreement II-110

Tognum Group Forms MTU Onsite Energy II-110

Central Grocers Buys Fuel Cell Units II-110

Plug Power Receives Contract from NYSERDA II-110

F9 Investments Acquires Proton Energy Systems II-110

Emerson Network Power Signs Agreement with ReliOn II-110

Rapido to Use EFOY Fuel Cell in its Motor Homes II-111

Samsung Everland Purchases Fuel Cell Systems from UTC Power II-111

UTC Power Takes Over Architectural Energy II-111

UTC Power Receives Order for Advanced Fuel Cell System from

St. Helena Hospital II-111

UTC Power Bags Fuel Cell Systems Order II-111

UltraCell Receives Follow-On Contract from US Military II-112

Portable Fuel Cell System Developed by DuPont and SFC Smart

Fuel Cell II-112

Scottish & Southern Energy Buys Minority Stake in Logan Energy II-112

Tokyo Gas to Commence Fuel Cell System Sales II-112

UltraCell Receives Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy II-112

Neah Power Systems Purchases SolCool One II-113

Ceramic Fuel Cells to Establish Fuel Cell Plant II-113

FuelCell Energy, Enbridge and Enbridge Gas Distribution Set Up

Fuel Cell Power Plant II-113

VIASPACE and SciTech Sign Distribution Agreement II-114

Terminus Energy Signs Agreement with Missouri University of

Science and Technology II-114

General Automotive Company and SenCer Enter into Joint Venture II-114

SymPowerco Buys Methanol Concentration Sensing Technology II-114

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Delphi for Fuel Cell

Development II-115

Acumentrics Receives Grant from U.S. Department of Energy II-115

FuelCell Energy Bags Order from POSCO Power II-116

FuelCell Energy Signs Agreement with POSCO Power II-116

Ballard Power Systems Signs Agreement with IdaTech II-116

Intelligent Energy Enters into Joint Venture with Scottish and

Southern Energy II-116

Acta Signs Agreement with CMR Fuel Cells II-117

Ansaldo Fuel to Sign Agreement with Enel II-117

HC Starck and Ceramic Fuel Cells Sign Deal II-117

Ballard Power Systems to Divest Business to Ford Motor and

Daimler II-117

Centrica to Acquire Stake in Ceres Power II-118

Mississippi State University Partners with Ultralife II-118

American Security Resources Signs Agreement with Meigs County

Community Improvement II-118

BioGold Fuels Enters into Joint Venture with Jack Allen Holdings II-118

Corgi International and Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Sign

Agreement II-119

Hydra Fuel Cell Secures Fuel Cell Purchase Order II-119

Nippon Oil to Merge with Nippon Mining Holdings II-119

QuantumSphere Purchases Energetics II-120

Morphic Takes Over AccaGen II-120

POSCO Sets Up Fuel Cell Plant II-120

University of Delaware Establishes Center for Fuel Cell Research II-120

Wartsila to Set Up Fuel Cell Plant II-120

Hydrogenics Wins Contract for Two Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell

Buses II-121

Renewable Hydrogen Research and Demonstration Center Selects

Hydrogenics to Supply Fuel Cell and Electrolyzer II-121

UTC Power to Supply Fuel Cells to World Trade Center Site II-121

Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Enters into Collaboration with

Institute of Nuclear Energy Research II-122

UTC Power Purchases Dome-Tech Group II-122

UTC Power Receives Contract from Navantia II-122

Capitol Connections Receives Order from US Air Force II-122

FuelCon Receives Purchase Order from INASMET-Tecnalia II-122

Tognum Receives Order for Supplying Test Version of HotModule

High-Temperature Fuel Cell II-123

IdaTech Completes Installation and Operation of Tactical Fuel

Cell Generator II-123

LOGANEnergy Purchases Direct Fuel Cell 300 Power Plant from

FuelCell Energy II-123

Toshiba, Matsushita Electric Industrial and Ebara to Commence

Production of Residential-use Fuel Cells II-123

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-125

Acumentrics Corp. (US) II-125

Ansaldo Fuel Cells SpA (Italy) II-125

Apollo Energy Systems Inc. (US) II-125

Areva Group (France) II-125

HELION (France) II-126

Arotech Corp. (US) II-126

Electric Fuel Battery Corporation (USA) II-126

Axane Fuel Cell Systems (France) II-127

Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Canada) II-127

BCS Fuel Cells (US) II-127

Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd. (Australia) II-127

Ceres Power Holdings Plc (UK) II-128

Fuel Cell Energy Inc. (US) II-128

Fuel Cell Technologies (USA) II-128

Hydrogenics Corporation (Canada) II-128

IdaTech LLC (US) II-129

Jadoo Power (USA) II-129

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (Japan) II-129

MKU Canada Inc. (Canada) II-130

MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc. (US) II-130

MTU Onsite Energy GmbH (Germany) II-130

Nuvera Fuel Cells Inc. (US) II-130

Plug Power Inc. (US) II-131

Proton Energy Systems, Inc. (USA) II-131

Palcan Energy Corporation (Canada) II-131

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (US) II-132

ReliOn Inc. (US) II-132

RWE Fuel Cells GmbH (Germany) II-132

SFC Smart Fuel Cell AG (Germany) II-133

Siemens Power Generation, Inc. (US) II-133

Teledyne Energy Systems Inc. (US) II-134

UTC Power (US) II-134

ZAO Independent Power Technologies (Russia) II-134

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-135

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135

Table 20: World 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for 2007,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-136

World Market for Fuel Cells - Regional Market Analysis by Cell

Type II-137

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 22: World 9-Year Perspective for Phosphoric Acid Fuel

Cells by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets

for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 24: World 9-Year Perspective for Molten Carbonate Fuel

Cells by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets

for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Alkaline Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 26: World 9-Year Perspective for Alkaline Fuel Cells by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for 2007,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

Table 28: World 9-Year Perspective for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-145

Table 30: World 9-Year Perspective for Proton Exchange

Membrane Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe and

Rest of World Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Other Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147

Table 32: World 9-Year Perspective for Other Fuel Cells by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for 2007,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-148

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Trends and Issues III-2

Small Fuel Cell Sector Solidifies Presence in Market III-2

Fuel Cells: The American Advantage III-3

Table 33: US Fuel Cell Market by Application (2008 & 2012)

- Power Generation, Military/Space, Transportation,

Portable Electronics and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 34: Fuel Cell Forecasts by Application in the US:

2015P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Automotive Applications: Still Far Away III-4

Innovation in Mobile Technology Fuels Micro Cell Advancement III-4

Distributed Power and Cogeneration Promise Opportunities III-5

Alternate Energy Sources Gain Attention III-5

Market Participants III-5

Growth Factors III-6

Market Constraints III-6

Research Scenario III-6

Government Initiatives III-7

Overview III-7

Role in Promoting a Hydrogen Economy III-7

Energy Policy Act III-7

Renewable Portfolio Standards III-7

FreedomCAR Program III-7

FreedomFuel Program III-8

Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance III-8

Programs at State Level III-8

Initiatives in Select US States III-8

Strategic Corporate Developments III-9

Focus on Select Players III-31

B.Market Analytics III-37

Table 35: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fuel

Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten

Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells,Solid Oxide Fuel

Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 36: US 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell Type-

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric Acid

Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane

Fuel Cells, and Others Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

2. CANADA III-39

A.Market Analysis III-39

Outlook III-39

Overview III-39

Future Potential for Canadian Fuel Cell Technologies III-40

Market Activity III-40

Fuel Cell Programs III-40

Government Programs III-41

Market Snapshots III-41

Strategic Corporate Developments III-42

Focus on Select Players III-45

B.Market Analytics III-47

Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells,

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid

Oxide Fuel Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 38: Canadian 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell

Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric

Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane

Fuel Cells Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

3. JAPAN III-49

A.Market Analysis III-49

Outlook III-49

Fuel Cells: A Promising Market III-49

Table 39: Japanese Supply of Fuel cells, during 2008 to

2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Japanese Households Offer Huge Growth for Fuel Cells III-50

Oil and Gas Companies in the Cogeneration Fray III-51

Increased Lifetime at Reduced Costs to Be the Goals III-51

Fuel Cells Ideal for Advanced Military Applications III-51

Mobile Applications to Fuel Growth III-52

Challenges Ahead for the Developers to Deliver Quality

Products III-52

Government and Industry Initiatives III-52

Future Potential III-53

Fuel Cell Vehicles III-53

Stationary Cogeneration III-53

Cost Constraints III-53

Strategic Corporate Developments III-54

B.Market Analytics III-59

Table 40: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells,

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid

Oxide Fuel Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 41: Japanese 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell

Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric

Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Proton Exchange Membrane

Fuel Cells Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4. EUROPE III-61

A.Market Analysis III-61

Outlook III-61

Overview III-61

The European Fuel Cell Market Scenario III-62

The Future prospects of Fuel Cells III-63

Renewable Energy Sector III-63

Research Programs III-63

Focus on Select Players III-64

B.Market Analytics III-67

Table 42: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Fuel Cells by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 43: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells,

Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid

Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 44: European 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

France, Germany, Italy. UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for

2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 45: European 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell

Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric

Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel

Cells, and Others Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

4a. FRANCE III-71

A.Market Analysis III-71

Outlook III-71

An Overview III-71

Strategic Corporate Developments III-71

B.Market Analytics III-72

Table 46: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten

Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel

Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 47: French 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell

Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric

Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel

Cells, and Others Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4b. GERMANY III-74

A.Market Analysis III-74

Outlook III-74

German Fuel Cell Industry Overview III-74

The Legal Framework III-74

Research and Development III-74

Opportunities III-74

Future Potential III-75

Table 48: Fuel Cell Market in Germany by Application Area

- Power Generation, Transportation, Portable Electronics,

Industrial Stationary and Other Applications: 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Primary Fuel Cell Programs III-75

Fuel Cell Programs in the Public Sector III-76

Fuel Cell Programs of Federal Players III-76

Strategic Corporate Developments III-76

B.Market Analytics III-82

Table 49: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten

Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel

Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 50: German 9-Year Perspective for Fuel Cells by Cell

Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phosphoric

Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel

Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel

Cells, and Others Markets for 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4c. ITALY III-84

A.Market Analysis III-84

Outlook III-84

An Overview III-84

Strategic Corporate Developments III-84

B.Market Analytics III-85

Table 51: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Fuel Cells by Cell Type - Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten

Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel

Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart)

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