Building the Global Hydrogen Economy: Technologies and Opportunities
Global investments in building the hydrogen economy cost more than $3.4 billion in 2014, and they are expected to approach $4.8 billion in 2015 and $21.8 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 35.5% from 2015 to 2020.
- An overview of the global Hydrogen economy with regard to technology and opportunities.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
- Comprehensive descriptions of key enabling technologies used in the production, storage, and distribution of hydrogen, its conversion to other forms of energy or direct consumption as a fuel, and miscellaneous other types of hydrogen-related technology such as hydrogen sensors.
- A look at challenges that must be overcome to reach commercialization potential.
- Evaluations of government programs and policies in support of the hydrogen economy.
- Coverage of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities.
- Relevant patent analysis.
- Profiles of major players in the industry.
The report covers the global market for technologies used in the production, storage and distribution of hydrogen; its conversion to other forms of energy or direct consumption as a fuel; and miscellaneous other types of hydrogen-related technology, such as hydrogen sensors.
The study format includes:
- Executive summary.
- Key enabling technologies for the hydrogen economy, as well as their commercial or developmental status.
- Developments that will influence commercial prospects and demand for hydrogen technologies.
- Hydrogen technology market projections through 2015.
- Key patents.
- Government programs and policies in support of the hydrogen economy.
- Technology vendor profiles.
Andrew McWilliams spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.