Portable Fuel Cells Market

Portable Fuel Cells Market : Global Industry Analysis 2016 - 2020 and Opportunity Assessment 2021 - 2031

Portable Fuel Cells Market Overview

According to latest research estimates, portable fuel cells market is projected to witness lucrative growth over the coming decade.

Demand will witness sharp recovery with optimistic growth outlook in the long-run. Rising prominence of electric vehicles is projected to ascend the growth in demand over the forecast period.

What is Driving Demand for portable Fuel Cells

The rapid surge in demand for unconventional energy sources is one of the primary driving factor for the demand growth. 

Increasing concerns headed for zero ecological impact are vital aspects influencing the demand for portable fuel cells. In addition, ease of application and eco-friendly nature also paves the way for growth in consumption.

Being one of the most vibrant sectors of the economy, rapid surge in the growth of the electronic industry has prompted substantial changes in the investments in electronic manufacturing industry and hence fueling significant demand.

Eco-friendly objectives to eliminate emission rates and boosting regulations by the government authorities in developed countries are augmenting the demand for hydrogen power plants during the forecast period.

Subsequently, resulting in upsurge in consumption of portable fuel cells over the coming years.

Additional pivotal element for the growth in demand for portable fuel cells is the availability of various fuels that can be implemented in fuel cells.

Ethanol, Methanol, butane, hydrogen, and diesel are some of the most common fuels used in portable fuel cells.

The relatively easy acquisition of hydrocarbon fuels is creating positive prospects for demand growth by making them affordable and easier.

Rising Investments in Smart Grids to Augment Portable Fuel Cells Consumption

On accounts of substantial efforts by government authorities for power grid enhancements in order to create easy availability of grid power in previously unreachable areas.

Additionally, the adoption and development of smart cities is compelling the integration of smart grids implemented with IoT based connecting technologies.

These are impelling the use of locally small scale self-sustainable energy generation techniques such as wind, hydropower, solar have become cheaper and viable option for portable fuel cells.

The versatile benefits related to portable fuel cells such as improved storage and energy efficiencies, zero emissions and mobility among other coupled with the rising research & development activities by the manufacturers are paving the way for market growth during the forecast period.

Asia Pacific Market Growth Outlook

Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness robust growth over the coming years, owing to increasing innovations in consumer electronics and prominence of electric vehicles in the countries such as China, Japan, etc.

Europe Market Overview

The European countries such as Germany, UK, Norway, Netherlands, etc. are among few major investors in the fuel cell powered vehicles.

Correspondingly, resulting in increased consumption of portable fuel cells during the forecast years. For instance, 23 European countries formed a collaboration on the HyLAW EU Project, targeted for recognizing and removing legal and administrative obstructions for the deployment of hydrogen fuel cells and hydrogen applications.

Furthermore, activities for research and product development regarding utilities and autonomous vehicles in defense sector have propelled in recent few years.

The high focus on the using clean energy sources has resulted in increase in the investments in generating electricity using fuel cells.

Who Are the Key Manufacturers And Suppliers of Portable Fuel Cells

Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers include

  • Johnson Matthey,
  • ICM Plastics,
  • Fuel Cell Components and Integrators,
  • Horizon,
  • Mechanical Technology Incorporated,
  • Gore,
  • Ballard,
  • Medis Technologies,
  • Angstrom Power,
  • Asahi Glass,
  • Masterflex AG,
  • Heliocentris Fuel Cells AG,
  • GrafTech International,
  • BASF,
  • Ceramic Fuel Cells,
  • Manhattan Scientifics, and Altair Nanomaterials.

The key manufacturers and suppliers operating in the market have long term agreements with end-users.

Further, manufacturers are focusing on establishment of their manufacturing plants in the Asia Pacific countries such as China, Thailand, India, and Taiwan to satisfy increasing demand in the region.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain.

The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments.

The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Portable Fuel Cells Market Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

NOTE - All statements of fact, opinion, or analysis expressed in reports are those of the respective analysts. They do not necessarily reflect formal positions or views of the company.

Key Segments

By Type:

  • PEMFC
  • PAFC
  • AFC
  • MFC

By Fuel Type:

  • Methanol
  • Ethanol
  • Butane
  • Hydrogen
  • Others

By End-use Industry:

  • Marine
  • Automotive
  • Government & utilities
  • Defense
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
    • US & Canada
  • Latin America
  • Brazil, Mexico, Others
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • France
    • UK
    • Spain
    • Nordics
    • Benelux
    • Russia
  • South Asia & Pacific
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
  • East Asia
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Turkey
    • Northern Africa
    • South Africa

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