March 12, 2013
Ballard Power Systems
(NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLD) has announced the sale of a 175 kilowatt (kW) ClearGen™ distributed generation fuel cell system to Azure Hydrogen Energy Science and Technology Corporation of
(Azure). Azure is
with a focus on development and enhancement of hydrogen energy technology for a variety of applications in that marketplace.
Mr. Grand Mao, Chairman of Azure said, "The market for stationary fuel cell power has significant potential in
. Projects such as the deployment of this 175 kilowatt ClearGen™ system represent an important step in continuing to grow market awareness of fuel cell products in my country."
Azure plans to display the ClearGen™ system and ElectraGen™-H2 backup power systems at the fifth
World Hydrogen Technologies Convention
(WHTC2013), to be held in
September 25-28, 2013
. The convention will cover all aspects of hydrogen energy, including production methods, storage and distribution, utilization, economics and environmental impact. Following WHTC2013, Azure is expected to redeploy the system to another as yet unnamed location in
and Azure have worked together in deploying our hydrogen-fuelled ElectraGen
-H2 products for backup power trials with China Mobile," said
Vice President of Sales. "We are pleased that our partner will now also be pursuing larger stationary fuel cell opportunities in
using our ClearGen
The ClearGen™ system is scalable to meet the hydrogen availability and power requirements of any particular site. Earlier in 2013,
also announced the sale of a 175 kW ClearGen™ system to a customer in
. Repeat builds have helped to optimize the system, leading to a smaller footprint and improved serviceability.
Product cost reductions and market introduction of the ClearGen™ system has been enabled by funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), an arm's-length, not-for-profit corporation funded by the Government of
that helps commercialize Canadian clean technologies, readying them for growth and export markets.
About Ballard Power Systems
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