Plug Power moves into new market


Plug Power Inc. has successfully completed the installation of its first GenFuel hydrogen infrastructure for the ground support equipment (GSE) market at Memphis Airport.

The GenFuel infrastructure deployment includes a standard hydrogen storage tank, compression system, fuel pipelines, and Plug Power’s first outdoor GenFuel hydrogen dispensers that will be used for a 15-truck fleet of airport tuggers powered by Plug Power fuel cells.

The outdoor hydrogen dispenser varies from its indoor counterpart by providing an all-weather enclosure capable of protecting the equipment from harsh elements that can be experienced on an airport tarmac such as rain, snow, direct sun, high winds and extreme temperatures.

Similar to the GenFuel experience at other customer sites, the Memphis truck drivers will simply pull their GSE vehicles up to the dispenser and personally refuel in just three to four minutes.

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