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Stationary Fuel Cell Market Size - By Capacity (<3 kW, 3 kW – 10 kW, 10 kW – 50 kW, >50 kW), By End Use (Residential, Commercial, Industrial/Utility), By Application (Prime Power, CHP), & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5221
  • Published Date: Nov 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Size

Stationary Fuel Cell Market was valued at USD 1.48 billion in 2023 and is set to observe more than 12.2% CAGR between 2024 and 2032. Mounting investments from public & private sectors focusing on developing the hydrogen infrastructure coupled with greater demand for small and large capacity fuel cell systems will augment the product penetration.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market

Greater requirement for dedicated, on-site, and premium-power generation at critical load facilities will stimulate the business trends. The systems further pose numerous benefits comprising less noise, reduced waste heat, coupled with grid stability which will augment the industry landscape. Further, enhanced demand for large multi-megawatt units to provide electricity across the off-grid areas will strengthen the market outlook.

COVID- 19 Impact

The COVID- 19 has affected the overall economic development across various economies affecting the deployment of fuel cells. Various lockdown enforcements and curfews have halted numerous production processes, resulting in the hike of fuel prices. Furthermore, shifting customer awareness to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and improve upon the air quality will stimulate the product demand.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Trends

Ongoing development of hydrogen roadmaps, laws and mandates coupled with growing number of financial programs & incentives is anticipated to develop a positive scenario for fuel cells. For instance, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCHJU), in 2019, created the Hydrogen Roadmap Europe, developing a sustainable path leading to the European energy transition. Moreover, the capability to provide grid support services, including load balancing, peak shaving, and power quality improvement will further contribute towards the industry growth.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Analysis

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Size, By Capacity, 2022-2032 (USD Billion)

Based on capacity, the 3kW – 10 kW segment valuation will cross USD 453 million by 2032 on account of eliminating the susceptibility of grid dependency and boost the availability of power. Shifting consumer preferences toward clean energy to reduce the carbon emissions along with modern technological advancements and new product developments encouraging power generation will contribute to the industry scenario.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Share, By End Use, 2023

The industry/utility segment is anticipated to grow at a 11.5% CAGR through 2032. Ongoing introduction of government mandates and norms coupled with enhanced funding toward technology development will stimulate the industry landscape. Growing electricity consumption across off-grid areas will further strengthen the product penetration. Additionally, increasing adoption of large-scale stationary systems specifically across the utility sector will contribute to the business scenario.

In terms of application, CHP market exceeded USD 267 million in 2023. Stationary fuel cells have gained utilization across the CHP sector owing to their ability to provide clean, efficient, and reliable power generation which will enhance the business potential. Growing deployment of stationary fuel cells for CHP applications, particularly across industrial and commercial settings coupled with their ability to offer high thermal & electrical efficiency will drive the industry scenario.

Asia Pacific Stationary Fuel Cell Market Size, 2022-2032 (USD Billion)

Europe stationary fuel cell market will exhibit a growth rate of over 6.5% from 2024 to 2032. Growing research and development activities for efficient power generation along with transmission solutions is set to decarbonize the energy sector. Various funding programs coupled with large scale deployment for small and large scale stationary fuel cells is set to drive the industry outlook.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Share

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Company Market Share

Eminent players operating in the Stationary fuel cell industry are:

  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Ballard Power Systems
  • Plug Power Inc.
  • Bloom Energy
  • Doosan Fuel Cell Co., Ltd.
  • Siemens Energy
  • Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
  • FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  • SFC Energy AG
  • Aris Renewable Energy LLC.
  • Altergy
  • AFC Energy PLC
  • GenCell Ltd.
  • poscoenergy

Stationary Fuel Cell Industry News

  • In August 2023, Ballard Power Systems, announced the letter of intent with Ford Trucks to supply fuel cell systems for the development of hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle prototype.  It further includes an initial purchase order for 2 FCmove™-XD 120 kW fuel cell engines. This project is anticipated to support ZEV adoption in the overall freight transport ecosystem.
  • In May 2022, Cummins unveiled its 15-liter hydrogen engine anticipated to go in full production by 2027. The engine will be a zero-carbon fueled solution available for multiple markets. Further, the company intends to intends to produce hydrogen internal combustion engines in both the 15-liter and 6.7-liter displacements.

This stationary fuel cell market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of ‘MW & USD’ from 2023 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Capacity

  • < 3 kW
  • 3 kW – 10 kW
  • 10 kW – 50 kW
  • > 50 kW

Market, By End Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial/Utility

Market, By Application

  • Prime power
  • CHP
  • Others

The above information will be given for the following countries and regions:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada 
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Austria
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • China
    • India
    • Philippines
    • Vietnam
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Peru
    • Mexico


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Srishti Agarwal

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of stationary fuel cell was worth USD 1.48 billion in 2023 and is set to reach over USD 4.04 billion by 2032, driven by the mounting investments from both public & private sectors on developing the hydrogen infrastructure.

Stationery fuel cell market from the 3 kW – 10 kW capacity segment is anticipated to generate more than USD 453 million by 2032, owing to the shifting consumer preferences toward clean energy to reduce carbon emissions along with modern technological advancements.

Europe stationary fuel cell industry size is set to expand at over 6.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 attributed to the growing R&D activities for efficient power generation along with transmission solutions.

Some of the top stationary fuel cell companies are Cummins, Inc., Ballard Power Systems, Plug Power Inc., TOSHIBA CORPORATION, NUVERA FUEL CELLS, LLC., Doosan Fuel Cell Co., Ltd., Siemens Energy, and Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., among others.

Stationary Fuel Cell Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 669
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 350
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