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Plug Power Unveils Hydrogen-Powered Renault Van, Boosts 2022 Sales Forecast

Hydrogen-fuel-cell developer Plug Power unveiled its Renault Master Van prototype Thursday, while forecasting 2022 sales of between $825 million and $850 million.

Plug Power  (PLUG) - Get Free Report unveiled a hydrogen-powered truck prototype  developed with French carmaker Renault Thursday while boosting its 2022 sales forecast.

The Renault Master Van H2-TECH prototype, the first of its kind in North America, was put on display at the company's "Plug Power Symposium" in Latham, New York. Developed as part of the pair's HYVIA hydrogen venture with Renault, the H2-TECH is a zero-emissions van with twelve cubic meters of cargo space and a range of around 300 miles and powered by Plug's 30kW fuel cell engine.

Plug also said it sees 2022 sales of between $825 million and $850 million, a 65% increase from current levels, with a long-term guide of $3 billion in annual revenues by 2025.

“The Renault Master Van is a true game-changer and will serve a diverse array of industries throughout our ecosystem that need powerful, clean and efficient hydrogen mobility solutions,” said CEO Andy Marsh. “Powered by our hydrogen fuel cell technology, these spacious commercial vehicles produce no emissions and boast a range well over 300 miles. We’re thrilled to be working with the Renault Group and HYVIA to transform industries throughout the world with the power and promise of green hydrogen.”  

Commodities Continue on a Supercycle Trajectory … For Now

Plug Power shares finished Thursday off 5.3% at $31.81 a move that nudges the stock into negative territory for the year. 

Earlier this week, Morgan Stanley analyst Stephen Byrd lifted his rating on the hydrogen-fuel-cell developer to overweight from equal weight, while boosting his price target to $40 per share, citing accelerating growth, legislative support and an attractive risk/reward profile.