Reference Studies and Reports

We have collected several pivotal studies and reports that give you a broader perspective on market size and fuel cells and hydrogen (FCH) technologies suitable for you.


Type Title Source Link Last update
Regions & Cities Study on Development of Business Cases for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Applications for European Regions and Cities FCH JU - FCH Regions Initiative (Roland Berger PDF file) 05/10/2018
Hydrogen Roadmap Hydrogen Roadmap Europe: a sustainable pathway for the European Energy Transition FCH JU (McKinsey; PDF file) 11/02/2019
Value chain Value Added of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector in Europe - Supporting European growth and competitiveness FCH JU initiative (E4Tech, Ecorys and Strategic Analysis; website and PDF files

Summary report

Findings report

Evidence report

Power to Hydrogen Study on early business cases for H2 in energy storage and more broadly Power to H2 Applications FCH JU (Hinicio et al. PDF file) 22/06/2017
Green Hydrogen Study on Hydrogen from Renewable Resources in the EU FCH JU (LBST and Hinicio; PDF file) 03/12/2015
Energy storage Commercialisation of energy storage in Europe – a fact-based analysis of the implications of projected development of the European electric power system towards 2030 and beyond for the role and commercial viability of energy storage FCH JU (McKinsey; PDF file) 19/03/2015
Railway Study on the use of fuel cells and hydrogen in the railway environment Shift2Railway & FCH JU (Roland Berger; several reports in PDF files) 17/05/2019
Aviation Hydrogen-powered aviation – a fact-based study of hydrogen technology, economics, and climate impact by 2050.Fuel cells in aviation - business cases Clean Sky JU &FCH JU (McKinsey PDF file) 22/06/2020
Stationary Fuel Cells Advancing Europe's energy systems: stationary fuel cells in distributed generation FCH JU (Roland Berger; PDF file) 27/03/2015
Bus Study on Strategies for joint procurement of fuel FCH JU (Element Energy et al; PDF file) 08/07/2016
Bus Strategies for joint procurement of fuel cell buses FCH JU (Element Energy et al; PDF file) 08/07/2016
Bus Fuel Cell Electric Buses – Potential for Sustainable Public Transport in Europe FCH JU (Roland Berger; PDF file) 07/10/2015
HRS A roadmap for financing hydrogen refuelling networks – creating prerequisites for h2-based mobility FCH JU (Roland Berger; PDF file)

- A roadmap for financing hydrogen refueling networks – Creating prerequisites for H2-based mobility

- Final Report