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Current Industry Reports & Articles

The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2014
Powering the bottom line for businesses and communities Read more...

State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2013
The U.S. has long been a leader in fuel cell technology and this report provides comprehensive analysis of state activities supporting fuel cell and hydrogen technology. Read more...

The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2013
The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2013 forecasts shipments in 2013 reaching 66,800 units worldwide, growing by 46% compared with 2012. Read more...

Fuel cells: Backup power for tomorrow
Telecom operators have long been seeking reliable, cost-effective and eco-friendly energy sources.  Read more...

When the Grid Fails: Fuel cells power critical infrastruture in disasters - Fuel Cells 2000
The United States’ power grid is 99.97% reliable, but when it fails, it is both painful and costly.  Read more...

The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2012 - America's Partner in Power
U.S. companies are finding that going green helps earn more green; more reliable and efficient sources of power help boost productivity as well as profits. Read more...

The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012
Annual Fuel Cell Shipments to Triple Between 2011 and 2012, Surpassing 78,000 Units; Annual Megawatts Expected to Increase 61%, Reaching 176 MW in 2012 Read more....

Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector Profile 2012
The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector Profile 2012 measures performance indicators and provides industry insight to assess Canada's position within an increasingly competitive global industry. Read more...

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in China 2012
Fuel cells are not a new technology to China. Its universities have been developing the technology for many decades and the country hosts a number of well established commercial fuel cell companies. Read more...


 Industry Associations

Ballard participates in a wide range of fuel cell associations. Through our activities, we share information and resources, benefit from the learnings of our industry colleagues and promote our technologies and products to stakeholders around the world.

You can learn more about some of these associations by clicking the links below:

California Air Resources Board
California Fuel Cell Partnership
Canadian Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Association
European Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Platform
Fuel Cell Europe
Fuel Cell Markets
Fuel Cells 2000
Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association
Los Alamos National Laboratory
NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation
Union of Concerned Scientists






  • Past Industry Reports

    State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2012
    The U.S. has long been a leader in fuel cell technology and this report provides comprehensive analysis of state activities supporting fuel cell and hydrogen technology. Read more...

    US Department of Energy 2011 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report
    This report provides an overview of trends in the fuel cell industry and markets, including product shipments, market development, and corporate performance in 2011. Read more... 

    Hydrogen & Fuel Cells in the Nordic Countries 2011
    Five fuel cell buses will run on route 81A, from outside Oslo to the city centre. These are Van Hool buses that have been fitted with Ballard HD6 Velocity™ fuel cell modules. Read more...

    The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2011
    Energizing America's Top Companies. Read More...

    Beyond Demonstration: The Role of Fuel Cells in DoD’s Energy Strategy
    The DOD assessment validates technological and commercial progress made to date by developers of fuel cell technology, recommending the proactive evaluatation and acquisition of fuel cell systems. Read more…

    The Fuel Cell Today Industry Review 2011
    The Fuel Cell Today annual Industry Review 2011 forecasts shipments in 2011 surpassing 285,000 units worldwide, growing by 25% compared with 2010. This continued success follows on from 40% growth between 2009 and 2010. Read more...

    Deloitte Tech Predictions 2011
    Deloitte predicts that hydrogen will enjoy tremendous success in 2011.  Read more...

    2010 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report
    The U.S. Department of Energy provides an overview of trends in the fuel cell industry and markets, including product shipments, market development, and corporate performance in 2010. Read more...

    BMW Manufacturing Announces Study to Convert Landfill Gas to Hydrogen
    The company will validate the economic and technical feasibility of converting landfill gas into hydrogen, with plans to use this hydrogen to fuel the company’s entire fleet of material handling equipment. Read more...

    Cleantech Report Card for British Columbia
    Driven by global trends such as energy security, rising oil prices and climate change, the past decade has seen unprecedented growth in demand for cleantech and clean energy. Read more...

    The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2010:
    Why Top Companies are Purchasing Fuel Cells Today. Read More...

    Canadian Fuel Cell Commercialization Roadmap Update
    The mass market potential of hydrogen and fuel cell solutions retains its lure for government and others seeking enhanced security, diversity of energy supply and the reduction of pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.  Read more...

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