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Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market - By Process (Steam Methane reforming, Electrolysis), By Capacity, By Application (Chemical Processing, Petroleum Recovery, Fuel Cells, Refinery), Regional Forecast & Outlook, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI9868
  • Published Date: Jun 2024
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Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Size

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market size was valued USD 528.8 Million in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% from 2024 and 2032. An onsite hydrogen generator is a system or device designed to produce hydrogen gas directly at the location where it will be used, rather than relying on centralized production and transportation of hydrogen. This offers several advantages, including improved efficiency, reduced transportation costs, and enhanced energy security.

Ongoing exploration of onsite hydrogen generators across the maritime and steel industry to support fuel cell powered vessels and aircraft, will support reduce emissions and improve sustainability. Governments worldwide are providing financial incentives, grants, and subsidies to support the deployment of onsite hydrogen generation technologies. Additionally, National and regional hydrogen strategies, such as the EU’s Hydrogen Strategy and Japan’s Basic Hydrogen Strategy, outline ambitious targets for hydrogen production and usage, encouraging the adoption of onsite generators.

Onsite hydrogen generators are increasingly being paired with renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, to produce green hydrogen. This integration helps utilize excess renewable energy and supports decarbonization goals. By generating hydrogen onsite, facilities can enhance their energy resilience, ensuring a reliable supply even during disruptions in external supply chains. In addition, In remote or off-grid areas, onsite hydrogen generators combined with renewables provide a sustainable and independent energy solution, enhancing energy access and reliability, contributing to the business momentum.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Trends

The adoption of onsite hydrogen generators is increasing across various sectors due to their potential to produce clean hydrogen efficiently and flexibly. Onsite hydrogen generation offers several advantages, comprising reduced transportation costs, enhanced energy security, and the ability to integrate with renewable energy sources. Moreover, businesses and industries are adopting these generators to produce hydrogen locally, reducing reliance on centralized production and distribution networks.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Analysis

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Size, By Application, 2022-2032 (USD Million)

Based on application, the market is segmented into chemical processing, petroleum recovery, fuel cells, refinery and others. Fuel Cells is anticipated to grow over USD 196 Million by 2032 on account of their efficiency, environmental benefits, and diverse applications. Advances in fuel cell technology have led to improved durability and reduced costs, making them more competitive with conventional energy sources. Producing hydrogen in an environmentally friendly and cost-effective manner is crucial for the widespread adoption of fuel cells. Additionally, Increasing awareness and acceptance of fuel cell technology among consumers and industries will complement the industry landscape.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Share, By Process, 2023 (USD Million)

Based on process the onsite hydrogen generator market is segmented into Steam Reforming, Electrolysis and Others. Electrolysis is set to grow at a CAGR of over 7.5% by 2032 on account potential to produce clean hydrogen using renewable energy sources. Electrolysis produces hydrogen without carbon emissions if powered by renewable energy, making it an attractive option for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to a low-carbon economy. Moreover, Modern electrolyzers are modular and scalable, making them suitable for a range of applications from small-scale to large industrial operations.

Asia Pacific Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market, 2022 - 2032 (USD Million)

Asia Pacific Onsite Hydrogen Generator market is anticipated to grow over USD 448 Million by 2032 owing to requirement to enhance energy security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and transition to clean energy sources. Set up of ambitious targets for hydrogen production and utilization along with subsidies and incentives by the government for hydrogen production and fuel cell technology, will encourage onsite hydrogen generation. Introduction of  various initiatives and funding programs will augment the industry landscape. Furthermore, companies in the region are increasingly adopting these generators to ensure a reliable hydrogen supply and reduce carbon emissions, which will drive the market growth.

The U.S. onsite hydrogen generator market is driven by significant funding to develop hydrogen infrastructure, research and development in hydrogen technologies and federal & state government tax incentives, grants, and subsidies. In addition, growing network of hydrogen fueling stations for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) relies heavily on onsite hydrogen production to ensure a steady supply which will strengthen the business landscape.?

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Share

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Company Market Share

The hydrogen generator industry is seeing significant partnerships as companies aim to advance technology, scale production, and tap into growing markets for hydrogen as a clean energy source. These partnerships highlight the collaborative efforts within the hydrogen generator industry to innovate, scale production, and establish a robust hydrogen economy globally. By combining resources and expertise, these companies aim to drive the transition to clean energy and reduce carbon emissions.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Companies

Eminent players operating in the Onsite Hydrogen Generator industry are:

  • Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
  • Cockerill Jingli Hydrogen
  • Element 1
  • EPOCH Energy Technology Corp
  • Hitachi Zosen Corporation
  • LNI Swissgas Srl
  • Idroenergy
  • Mahler AGS
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Industry News

  • In March 2023, Element 1 efficient and compact hydrogen generator technology offers onsite, affordable and on-demand hydrogen production. The facility located in Oregon, U.S. houses the most compact and highest-efficiency hydrogen generator. The product landscape varies from 4 kg of hydrogen per day to 390 kg of hydrogen a day. Further, these systems have application across distributed electric power generation including data centers, charging stations, off-grid developments and critical infrastructure.
  • In November 2021, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology developed an innovative hydrogen generator that delivers ultra-pure & on-site production. The advanced system is 100% indigenous and easily installable in fueling stations. It is based on membrane technology for onsite & ultra-high pure hydrogen using methanol. The innovation have positively paved a path toward the development of highly efficient units across the region.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume and revenue in “(USD Million)” from 2021 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Process, 2021 – 2032 (USD Million)

  • Steam Reforming
  • Electrolysis
  • Others

Market, By Capacity, 2021 – 2032 (USD Million)

  • <100 Nm3/h
  • 100-2,000Nm3/h
  • >2,000Nm3/h

Market, By Application, 2021 – 2032 (USD Million)

  • Chemical Processing
  • Petroleum Recovery
  • Fuel Cells
  • Refinery
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions & countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Sweden
    • Italy
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
Authors: Ankit Gupta, Srishti Agarwal

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Onsite hydrogen generator industry size worth USD 528.8 million in 2023 and will demonstrate a 6.6% CAGR between 2024 and 2032 due to increasing demand for clean energy solutions and the rising adoption of hydrogen as a sustainable alternative fuel.

The fuel cells segment will surpass USD 196 million by 2032, driven by its versatile applications across various industries, including automotive, stationary power generation, and portable devices.

Asia Pacific onsite hydrogen generator industry will record USD 448 million by 2032, owing to robust industrialization, increasing demand for clean energy solutions, and government initiatives promoting hydrogen infrastructure.

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Cockerill Jingli Hydrogen, EPOCH Energy Technology Corp, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, LNI Swissgas Srl, Idroenergy, Mahler AGS, MVS Engineering Pvt. Ltd., and Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, among others.

Onsite Hydrogen Generator Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Tables & Figures: 15
  • Countries covered: 13
  • Pages: 70
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