LATHAM, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today highlights presentation schedules for senior management team members, Andy Marsh and Erik Hansen, at the California Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Summit, held in Sacramento, CA.
Following the conference, both Mr. Marsh and Mr. Hansen's slide show presentations will be posted to Plug Power's blog at http://www.plugpower.com/News/blog/default.aspx .
- Andy Marsh, president and CEO, will present on October 9 at 12:05 pm ET / 9:05 am PT. Mr. Marsh will speak as part of the " Keynotes: Visions of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Business Chief Executives" session. His presentation will discuss factors influencing the evolving fuel cell industry and how Plug Power is successfully building a leadership role.
- Erik Hansen, Vice President of Sales and Hydrogen, will moderate a panel on October 10 at 6:15 pm ET / 3:15 pm PT. Mr. Hansen's session topic is " Spotlight on Goods Movement: Forklift Trucks, Ports and Other Off-road Vehicles." Mr. Hansen will discuss the market penetration of fuel cells into the goods movement market segments along with panelists Martin Schuermann, CEO, Vision Motor Corp, and John Chimenti, Hydrogen Energy Systems, Air Products and Chemicals.
The California Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Summit will cover the advances and opportunities of hydrogen and fuel cell technology for transportation, energy storage, back-up power, goods movement, and stationary power. The full program for the California Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Summit can be found at http://www.californiahydrogensummit.com/program.asp .About Plug Power Inc. The architects of modern fuel cell technology, Plug Power is revolutionizing the industry with cost-effective power solutions that increase productivity, lower operating costs and reduce carbon footprints. Long-standing relationships with industry leaders forged the path for Plug Power's key accounts, including Walmart, Sysco, P&G and Mercedes. With more than 4,000 GenDrive units deployed to material handling customers, accumulating over 12 million hours of runtime, Plug Power manufactures tomorrow's incumbent power solutions today. Additional information about Plug Power is available at www.plugpower.com . 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