GenCell Energy, an Israel-based fuel cell power solution provider, has announced a strategic partnership with global production company, Flex.
The collaboration will enable GenCell to scale its manufacturing capacity to support the company’s growth strategy and mission to replace polluting diesel generators with clean energy.
Flex provides GenCell with expanded production capacity to manufacture and deploy its backup and primary power fuel cell solutions at scale.
Flex will start producing GenCell fuel cells at is manufacturing facility in Ofakim, Israel, with other production lines set to be opened across the globe in the future.
“Our vision for many years has been to develop technology that generates clean, cost-effective and reliable power as a means to enable companies the world over to ‘say no to diesel’ and reduce their dependency on diesel generators,” said Rami Reshef, CEO of GenCell.
“This launch represents a milestone for our business and take us another step closer to achieving this goal.”
“Following successful installations in 11 countries across a variety of industries such as utilities, factories and command and control centres around the globe, in order to now drive our growth forward to the next stage, we need to ramp up our production capacity fast and enjoy economy of scale; the new production line will let us realise these growth objectives and advance our mission,” said Reshef.
GenCell alkaline fuel cells are used for applications where the continuous supply of electricity is vital, from telecoms to homeland security and niche automated industries, and most recently at an intensive care unit.
“For many years, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and providing credible alternative that are fit for purpose and can become mainstream, has been a huge global challenge,” said Avichai Ramot, General Manager of Flex Ofakim.
“As a business, we proactively look for opportunities to support the development and large-scale production of clean energy solutions and we’re therefore excited to accelerate the production of GenCell’s fuel cells via our manufacturing facility in Ofakim.”
“GenCell’s proven technology and strong market demand, led by a mature and experienced management team, demonstrates a business with great potential – we are pleased to partner with them,” Ramot conlcuded.
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