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The Global Hydrogen Economy: Technologies and Opportunities Through 2022

The Global Hydrogen Economy: Technologies and Opportunities Through 2022

Report Scope:

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 market figures represent estimated investment costs based on data from manufacturers and a variety of other sources. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation.

Report Includes:

- 39 tables
- An overview of the global hydrogen economy with regard to technology and opportunities
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016, 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
- 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 technologies, such as hydrogen sensors
- A look at challenges that must be overcome to reach its 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
- Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the market, including Alchemix Corp., Bayerische Motoren Werke Ag, Diversified Energy Corp., Hce Llc, Luxfer Group Ltd., Materials and Systems Research Inc. and Ztek Corp.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Market and Technology Background
Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
Hydrogen Economy
Definitions
Hydrogen Characteristics
Global Hydrogen Consumption
Rationale for a Hydrogen Economy
Technologies
Hydrogen Production Technologies
Hydrogen Storage Technologies
Hydrogen Distribution Technologies
Electrochemical Energy Conversion Technologies
Direct Hydrogen Combustion Technologies
Other Technologies
Government-Supported Hydrogen Initiatives
U.S.
European Union
Japan
China
India
Other Countries
Intergovernmental Programs
Market Summary
Chapter 4 Hydrogen Production
Background
Principal Technologies
Thermal Processes
Electrolytic Processes
Photolytic Processes
Other Types of Process
Patent Analysis
Patents by Technology Type
Patent Trends over Time
Major Intellectual Property Portfolios
Markets
Large and Centralized Hydrogen Plants
Decentralized Hydrogen Production
Chapter 5 Hydrogen Storage
Overview
Principal Technologies
Direct Storage of Hydrogen
Hydrocarbons
Ammonia Storage
Metal Hydrides
Zeolites
Other Nanostructured Materials
Other Storage Technologies
Patent Analysis
Patents by Technology Type
Patent Trends over Time
Major Intellectual Property Portfolios
Markets
Summary
Pressurized Storage Cylinders
Hydrogen Fuel Tanks
Chapter 6 Bulk Hydrogen Distribution
Overview
Principal Technologies
Tank Trucks, Railcars, Barges
Tube Trailers
Pipelines
Hydrogen Stations
Patent Analysis
Patents by Type of Technology
Patents by Assignee
Markets
Transmission
Hydrogen Stations
Chapter 7 Electrochemical Energy Conversion
Overview
Principal Technologies
Description
Main Technologies
Patent Analysis
Patents by Technology Type
Patent Trends over Time
Major IP Portfolios
Markets
Chapter 8 Direct Combustion of Hydrogen
Overview
Technologies
Internal Combustion Engines
Turbines
Patents
Markets
Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engines
Hydrogen Turbines
Chapter 9 Other Hydrogen-related Technologies
Overview
Hydrogen Sensors
Technologies
Patents
Markets
Chapter 10 Company Profiles
ACTA SPA
ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP.
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS INC.
ALCHEMIX CORP.
AMEC FOSTER WHEELER
AMMINEX A/S
AVALENCE LLC
BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG
CERAMATEC
DIVERSIFIED ENERGY CORP.
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
EPRIDA TECHNOLOGIES
ERGENICS
ETUDES CHEMIQUES ET PHYSIQUES SARL
FUEL CELL ENERGY INC.
GENERAL ATOMICS
H2SCAN
HALDOR TOPSOE A/S
HCE LLC
HTC PURENERGY
HY9 CORP.
HYDROGENICS CORP.
INNOVATEK INC.
LINDE AG
LUXFER GROUP LTD.
MAGNA STEYR AG & CO. KG
MAKEL ENGINEERING INC.
MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS RESEARCH INC.
MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH INC.
MERITOR INC.
MO SCI CORP.
NANOMIX INC.
PLUG POWER LLC
PROTON ONSITE
PLASTIC OMNIUM GROUP
QUANTUM FUEL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES WORLDWIDE INC.
SECAT INC.
SOTACARBO S.P.A.
TECHNIPFMC
UHDE GMBH
WELDSHIP CORP.
XEBEC INC.
ZTEK CORP.
List Of Tables
Summary Table : Global Market for Hydrogen Plant and Equipment Investments, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 1 : Global Hydrogen Consumption Share, 2016
Table 2 : Global Hydrogen Consumption, Through 2022
Table 3 : U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Funding, 2004-2016
Table 4 : Global Market for Hydrogen Technology, Through 2022
Table 5 : Global Market Share of Hydrogen Technology, 2016-2022
Table 6 : Thermal Processes for Hydrogen Production
Table 7 : Electrolytic Processes for Hydrogen Production
Table 8 : Photolytic Processes for Hydrogen Production
Table 9 : U.S. Hydrogen Production Patents, by Technology Type, 1975-December 2017
Table 10 : U.S. Hydrogen Production Patents, by Technology, 2010-December 2017
Table 11 : Major Hydrogen Production Intellectual Property Portfolio Patents, by Assignee, 1975-December 2017
Table 12 : Global Market for Equipment Used to Generate Hydrogen for Direct Energy Applications, Through 2022
Table 13 : Global Market for Fuel Cell Reformer, Through 2022
Table 14 : U.S. Department of Energy Targets for Onboard Hydrogen Storage Systems, 2020 and 2025
Table 15 : Hydrogen Storage Technologies
Table 16 : U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents Issued, by Technology Type, December 2017
Table 17 : Annual U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents, 2010-December 2017*
Table 18 : Major Hydrogen Storage Intellectual Property Portfolio Patents Issued, by Assignee, 1975-December 2017
Table 19 : Global Hydrogen Storage Technology Market,* Through 2022
Table 20 : Global Market for Pressurized Cylinders Used to Store Hydrogen, Through 2022
Table 21 : Global Market for Hydrogen Fuel Tanks Used in Mobile Applications, Through 2022*
Table 22 : U.S. Hydrogen Transmission and Distribution Technology Patents, by Technology Type, December 2017
Table 23 : U.S. Hydrogen Transmission and Distribution Technology Patents, by Assignee, December 2017
Table 24 : Global Market for Hydrogen Transmission and Distribution Technologies, Through 2022
Table 25 : Liquid Hydrogen Tanker Truck Market, Through 2022
Table 26 : Compressed Hydrogen Tube Trailer Market, Through 2022
Table 27 : Hydrogen Station Market, Through 2022
Table 28 : Global Investments in New Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Through 2022
Table 29 : Global Purchases of Hydrogen Home Stations, Through 2022
Table 30 : Major Fuel Cell Technologies
Table 31 : U.S. Fuel Cell Patents, by Technology Type, December 2017
Table 32 : U.S. Fuel Cell Patents Issued Annually, by Technology, 2010-2017
Table 33 : Major Fuel Cell IP Portfolios of U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents Issued, by Assignee, December 2017
Table 34 : Global Market for Fuel Cell, by Type of Application, Through 2022
Table 35 : Global Market for Direct Hydrogen Combustion Technologies, Through 2022
Table 36 : Global Market for Large Hydrogen Turbines Used to Generate Electricity, Through 2022
Table 37 : U.S. Hydrogen Sensor Patent Holders, by Company, December 2017
Table 38 : Global Market for Hydrogen Sensors, Through 2022
List of Figures
Summary Figure : Global Market Share of Hydrogen Plant and Equipment Investments, by Technology, 2016 and 2022
Figure 1 : Global Hydrogen Consumption Share, 2016
Figure 2 : Global Hydrogen Consumption, 2016-2022
Figure 3 : U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Funding, 2004-2016
Figure 4 : Global Market Share of Hydrogen Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 5 : U.S. Hydrogen Production Patents Share, by Technology Type, 1975-December 2017
Figure 6 : Major Hydrogen Production Intellectual Property Portfolio Patents Share, by Assignee, 1975-December 2017
Figure 7 : U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents Share, by Technology Type, December 2017
Figure 8 : Annual U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents, 2010-December 2017
Figure 9 : Major Hydrogen Storage Intellectual Property Portfolio Patents Share, by Assignee, 1975-December 2017
Figure 10 : U.S. Hydrogen Transmission and Distribution Technology Patents Share, by Technology Type, December 2017
Figure 11 : U.S. Patents Share of Hydrogen Transmission and Distribution Technology, by Assignee, December 2017
Figure 12 : Share of Hydrogen Fuel for Existing and Planned Hydrogen Filling Stations, by Source, 2016
Figure 13 : Fuel Cell Principles
Figure 14 : U.S. Fuel Cell Patents Share, by Technology Type, December 2017
Figure 15 : U.S. Fuel Cell Patents Issued Annually, by Technology, 2010-2017
Figure 16 : Major Fuel Cell IP Portfolios Share of U.S. Hydrogen Storage Patents Issued, by Assignee, December 2017
Figure 17 : Global Market for Fuel Cell, by Type of Application, 2016-2022
Figure 18 : Global Fuel Cell Market Share, by Type of Application, 2016-2022
Figure 19 : U.S. Hydrogen Sensor Patents Holder Share, by Company, December 2017

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