Government support for hydrogen fuel grows in South Africa

Demand for stationary fuel cells is growing, which may be good news for the platinum mining industry The growth in demand for stationary fuel cells could revitalize South Africa’s platinum market. The country is home to the world’s primary supply of platinum, but the demand for this material has declined, along with its price, over the past few years. This is because platinum is being replaced by less expensive materials in a variety of sectors, but platinum is still very important to the fuel cell industry as a whole. South…

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Stationary Fuel Cells Market Growing Worldwide And Anticipated To Set By 2020

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces that it has published a new study Stationary Fuel Cell Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020. The 2014 study has 603 pages, 258 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the Stationary Fuel Cells used to provide distributed power for campus environments achieve better technology and economies of scale. They have achieved grid parity in many cases. They improve and lower energy costs. They threaten to erode utility profitability. Stationary Fuel Cells are on the cusp of becoming commercially viable,…

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Study predicts growth in global stationary fuel cell market

Global stationary fuel cell market is poised to see promising growth in the coming years Winter Green Research has released a new study concerning the global stationary fuel cell market. These fuel cells have become an important energy tool for many industries, largely due to their ability to produce high amounts of electrical power without also producing harmful emissions. Companies in the industrial sector like to use these energy systems, but they are also becoming more common in the residential sector, where they do not only produce electricity but also…

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Stationary fuel cells are gaining momentum

Report projects the growth of the global stationary fuel cell market Orbis Research has released a new report that highlights the growth of the global stationary fuel cell market. Fuel cells are becoming more popular and the industry is beginning to experience a promising period of growth. This is most evident in the portable fuel cell section, where the demand for clean energy has spawned more interest in proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells, but stationary fuel cells are also gaining momentum. Stationary fuel cell market predicted to reach $14.3…

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Hydrogen fuel cells could improve grid resiliency

Fuel cells could be useful tools in the fight against blackouts related to natural disasters Hydrogen fuel cells may be able to help strengthen grid resiliency in the northeastern states of the U.S. In recent years, this region has been struck by powerful storms that have disrupted businesses and placed the energy grid under extreme pressure. In many cases, natural disasters can lead to prolonged blackouts that are difficult to recover from. These blackouts can cause significant economic damage, which is why there is a greater need for more resilient…

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Report highlights growth in the global hydrogen fuel cell market

New report shows that fuel cells are beginning to attract more attention TechSci Research has released a new report concerning the global fuel cell market. The report makes note of the growing demand for renewable energy and clean technologies, with fuel cells enjoying more attention. These energy systems have become popular in the auto industry, where they are being used to power new vehicles, but they have also been used in various industrial sectors. As the demand for renewable energy continues to grow, fuel cells are beginning to attract more…

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Swedish Energy Agency awards funding to developer of fuel cells

PowerCell has won $530,000 in funding from the Swedish Energy Agency The Swedish Energy Agency has awarded PowerCell Sweden, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells, approximately $530,000 in funding. This funding will be used by PowerCell to develop a modular fuel cell system for stationary applications. This new project aims to demonstrate the capabilities of stationary fuel cells, showing how they can be used for electrical power in various sectors. Stationary fuel cells have long been used for industrial purposes, but they are also becoming more popular for residential energy.…

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Fuel cell industry continues to find success and experience turbulence

Fuel cells are gaining momentum throughout the world, but some companies face serious setbacks The past year has been somewhat successful and turbulent for the global fuel cell industry. Several companies in  the industry have managed to build significant momentum in new markets, introducing fuel cell systems that have won acclaim from businesses and consumers alike. Others have experienced more difficulty in new markets, as is the case with Ballard Power Systems. Earlier this month, the company was forced to pull out of the Chinese market due to a failed…

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Global shipment of fuel cells to reach 1.5 million

Report shows that the demand for stationary fuel cell systems has grown dramatically over the past two years Navigant Research, a leading market research firm, has released a new report concerning the fuel cell market. The report shows that during 2013 and 2014, the fuel cell market saw the greatest increase in demand for stationary fuel cells that it has ever seen. The increase in demand may be due to 8the growth of distributed generation in the global energy sector. There has been a relatively rapid shift away from the…

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New report highlights the future of hydrogen fuel

Report predicts the future of the hydrogen fuel cell industry and market IDTechEx, a market research firm, has released a new report concerning the future of hydrogen fuel cells. The report aims to provide a forecast for the fuel cell market from 2015 to 2025, highlighting the growing demand for these energy systems and their fuel source. Fuel cells have been growing more prominent around the world, partially due to the fact that the global auto industry has plans to release hydrogen-powered vehicles in the near future. Political initiatives are…

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Global market for fuel cells is improving

Stationary fuel cells are finding more support throughout the world The stationary fuel cell market is showing  that fuel cells are much more than a passing fancy, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The global fuel cell industry has been experiencing strong growth in recent months due to the introduction of new products and a growing interest in hydrogen fuel as  a primary energy source. Stationary fuel cells, in particular, are seeing a great deal of interest and the market is buzzing with hype for these energy systems.…

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Hydrogen fuel cell developer wins funding from Department of Energy

FuelCell Energy awarded $3 million from Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3 million to FuelCell Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in Connecticut. The funding is part of the federal government’s overarching all-of-the-above energy plan. This plan has the country supporting a wide range of clean energies and technologies, but also keeps the country focused heavily on fossil-fuels. The U.S. has been focusing on renewable energy for the sake of the environment and economic growth and fuel cells are beginning to play a…

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New report provides forecast of global hydrogen fuel cell market

Report highlights the trends emerging in the fuel cell market and how these trends may affect fuel cells in the future Grand View Research, a market research and consultancy firm, has released a new report that aims to forecast the future of the fuel cell market. The report highlights the trends that are emerging around the world regarding the marketability of renewable energy and what role hydrogen fuel cells are beginning to play in various industries. Fuel cells have long held a strong position in the industrial sector, but these…

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Stationary fuel cells may soon achieve commercialization

New report details the impressive progress that large fuel cells have made recently Stationary fuel cells have been on the verge of seeing widespread commercialization for several years. A new report from WinterGreen Research suggests that commercialization may be achievable in the near future as the world begins to focus more heavily on fuel cells in general. Fuel cells have already won a dominant position in the auto industry and the capabilities of small-scale fuel cells have drawn attention to their larger counterparts. Large energy systems are winning more support…

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Green technology news: Ballard finalizes sale with M-Field

Ballard sells fuel cell stacks to M-Field Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced the sale of 400 kilowatts worth of its FCgen-1300 fuel cell products to M-Field Energy, a developer of stationary fuel cell system based in Taiwan. Ballard is one of the few companies in the fuel cell industry that is verging on profitability. Deals such as the one made with M-Field are key in pushing Ballard over the edge of profitability and further solidifying its place as a leader in the fuel…

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Study highlights bright future for solid oxide fuel cells

Global market for fuel cells shows strong growth Wintergeen Research has published a new study concerning the global market for solid oxide fuel cells. These fuel cells have seen significant use in several industries over the past several years. As stationary energy units, they are designed to produce more electrical power than their portable counterparts. These fuel cells also produce a significant amount of heat, which can be used for a variety of purposes. Beyond industry, solid oxide fuel cells have also begun to make progress in the residential sector,…

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