Fuel Cells for Residential, Commercial and Military Power
The global residential, commercial, and military fuel cell market was valued at $439 million in 2011 and should reach $569 million in 2012. Total market value is expected to reach nearly $1.7 billion in 2017 after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.2%.
SCOPE AND FORMAT
This report discusses the values of the North American, European, Far Eastern and Rest-of-World markets. Target markets are based on optimistic, pessimistic, and consensus alternatives. Sales (dollars) and shipments (units) for 2011, 2012, and 2017 are provided, with five-year cumulative average growth rates (CAGR) calculated for the period 2012 to 2017.
Fuel cell applications are described and analyzed. The following applications are considered:
Combined heat and power (CHP) sectors are:
Auxiliary power unit (APU) sectors are:
- Recreational Vehicles.
Emergency sectors are:
- Residential/Commercial (including uninterruptible power systems).
Residential, commercial, and military fuel cell companies are listed and detailed profiles have been prepared.
Donald Saxman is an industry-recognized expert in gas separation and oil recovery through carbon dioxide injection. His experience in both markets and technologies for corrosion inhibitors, and industrial gas end uses informs his research. While working for Zellweger Analytics as a subcontractor to Boeing Aerospace, he was quality assurance manager for the design, manufacture and testing of an organic carbon monitor for the International Space Station and its water recycling system. Saxman has worked with BCC Research as analyst and author for more than 20 years, and his reports include market research on lithium batteries and solid oxide fuel cells. He holds a bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Indiana.