Materials Handling Vehicles: Policy Framework for an Emerging Fuel Cell Market

Iman Mansouri, Rajnish Calay

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Abstract

There are several challenges to wide-spread commercialisation of the technology hydrogen fuel-cell technology; including reliability and cost implications, infrastructure requirements, and safety aspects of the upcoming technology.
Targeted policy initiatives are required to address two significant bottlenecks; reliability and cost constraints. Such policy measures and financial mechanisms providing incentives for manufacturers and end-users of the novel technology create an initial impetus for the introduction of the forthcoming technology into the market place.
The current approach, policy mechanisms and their impacts are reviewed in the context of demonstration projects, deploying material handling equipment, involving public-private initiatives.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy Procedia
PublisherElsevier
Pages384-393
Number of pages10
Volume29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventWorld Hydrogen Energy Conference 2012 - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 Jun 20127 Jun 2012

Conference

ConferenceWorld Hydrogen Energy Conference 2012
Country/TerritoryCanada
CityToronto
Period3/06/127/06/12

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