July 18, 2011 11:08 ET

Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC) Market to Grow 45.3% Annually Through 2016

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2011) - has announced the addition of the new report "Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market Opportunities," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit

Global direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) market is expected to grow from 14,200 unit shipments in 2011 to 92,000 unit shipments by the year 2016 at an estimated CAGR of 45.3% for the same period. Asia is expected to lead the market with 38% share; followed by North America (35%), and Europe (27%) in terms of unit shipments by the year 2016. DMFC revenue is expected to reach $109 million by the year 2016 from $17.5 million in the year 2010.

The report "Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market Opportunities" discusses the cost structure, investments, volume break down, and policies and regulations. Some geographic markets which are pioneers in fuel cell manufacturing and research activities such as U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Japan, and South Korea are analyzed in detail. The report also discusses about applications of direct methanol fuel cells like portable (cell phones, laptops), stationary power units, and transportation (DMFC powered vehicles).

This report answers the following questions:

  • Which are the high-growth segments/cash cows and how is the market segmented in terms of applications and materials?
  • What are market estimates and forecasts; which markets are doing well and which are not?
  • Where are the gaps and opportunities; what is driving the market?
  • Which are the key playing fields? Which are the winning edge imperatives?
  • How is the competitive outlook; who are the main players in each of the segments; what are the key selling products; what are their strategic directives, operational strengths and product pipelines? Who is doing what?

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