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Tools to support the development of business models

This section collects a set of tools that you may use to improve your knowledge on certain technologies and options, test your business models and learn about other funding sources you may use.


TypeTitleSourceLinkLast update
Technology introduction & preliminary business cases' dossiersFCH Technology introduction & preliminary business cases' dossiersFCH Regions Initiative (FCH JU: 2+26 PDF files)All:
- Technology Introduction Dossiers
- Preliminary Business Cases

Per applications:
- Buses
- Heavy-duty trucks
- Trains
- Bikes
- Cars
- Construction mobile equipment
- Delivery vans
- Garbage trucks
- Material handling equipment
- Scooters
- Sweepers
- Aircraft
- Aircraft ground support equipment
- Boats
- Ferries
- Port operations equipment
- Ships
- Back-up power
- Commercial buildings
- Gen-sets
- Industrial use cases
- Off-grid power
- Residential grid services
- Electricity grid services
- Green hydrogen
- Hydrogen into gas grid

Business cases/modelsBusiness modelsFunding and Finance (FCH JU website) 
Business cases/modelsTeaser for Coupling wind farms (or any RES) and ElectrolysersFunding and Finance (FCH JU website) 
Modelling toolsFuel Cells Hydrogen Trucks: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) modelFCH JU (Roland Berger; Excel file)Excel file15/12/2020
Modelling toolsMobility business case toolFCH Regions Initiative (FCH JU Excel sheet)Excel file27/03/2018
Modelling toolsHydrogen Territories Platform's (HTP) Replicability toolHydrogen Territories Platform (BIGHIT project) - FCH JUExcel file26/09/2014
Modelling toolsCalculate the costs of Fuel Cell Electric Buses for your specific location with this toolFCH JU (Roland Berger; Excel file) (Excel file and PDF user guide)

Modelling toolsCheck your readiness level to deploy Fuel Cell Electric Buses with this toolFCH JU (Roland Berger; Excel file)Excel file07/10/2015
Modelling toolsBusiness case assessment tool for the rollout of a Hydrogen Refuelling Station (HRS) InfrastructureFCH JU (Roland Berger; Excel file)Excel file26/09/2014
Data sourceFuel Cells & Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides data (statistics, facts and analysis) and up to date information about the entire hydrogen sector. The FCHO focuses on technology and market statistics, socio-economic indicators, policy and regulation, and financial support.FCH JU (Roland Berger; Excel file) 18/09/2020
Funding toolsFCH Funding and Financing navigation toolFCH Regions Initiative (FCH JU; Roland Berger; Excel sheet)Excel file



Funding toolsHydrogen Public Funding CompassEuropean Commission, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW)



Funding toolsThe Financial support module of the FCH Observatory provides stakeholders with valuable information regarding EU funding programs managed centrally by the EU or by regional authorities. The module also covers national programs and financial tools.FCHO website