03.08.2016

CPN study on the market opportunities of fuel cells in special markets

A study conducted on behalf of Clean Power Net (CPN) entitled “Sichere Stromversorgung für die digitale Gesellschaft – Untersuchung des europäischen Marktes für Netzersatzanlagen bis 100 kW Leistung” (Secure supply of electricity for the digital society – examination of the European market for emergency power systems with up to 100kW output) has evaluated the market opportunities of fuel cell systems in special markets.

Within the scope of the study, the sales potential of conventional stationary emergency power systems (EPS) with up to 100kW were examined in nine selected European countries as well as on the Cape Verde Islands. The main focus was on the following EPS applications: BOS (public authority and emergency services) radio base stations; telecommunications infrastructure; rail infrastructure; power supply network operations; data centres; and road weather stations. These EPS applications were selected and examined because of the existing numbers that are currently in operation as well as due to their demands and foreseeable future development – in varying degrees of detail.

The concluding report on the study (available in German only) can be downloaded on the right-hand side of this page in the download section.