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Hydrogen Council Boosts Fuel Cell Powertrains, But Demand Still Limited By High Cost And Lack Of Infrastructure

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Report Summary:

On January 18th, 2017, the Hydrogen Council was formed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to support a “hydrogen economy” in an effort to prevent climate change.  The Council promises investments of around $10B to promote hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology.  This report considers the current state of play for automotive fuel cells, the challenges in implementing such technology and how it competes with alternative powertrains in the automotive market.
Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
    1. Reasoning
    2. Principle
    3. History
  3. Challenges
    1. Cost
      1. Costly Materials Used
      2. Complexity
      3. Fuel Tanks
      4. Economies of Scale
    2. Technical
      1. Efficiency
      2. Robustness
      3. NVH
    3. Hydrogen Fuel
      1. Lack of Infrastructure
      2. High Cost
      3. Voluminous Fuel Tanks
      4. Fossil Fuel Feedstock
      5. Alternative Fuels
    4. Other
  4. Competing Powertrain Technologies
    1. Pure Electric
    2. Diesel
    3. Plug-In Hybrid
  5. Market Potential and Forecast
    1. Niche Applications
    2. Regional
    3. Mandate Push
    4. Forecast
      1. EV Threat
      2. Regional Concentration

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