LATHAM, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced that it intends to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. Cowen and Company, LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering. All of the securities in the offering are to be sold by Plug Power. Plug Power intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include capital expenditures. The securities described above are being offered by Plug Power pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-173268) including a base prospectus, previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website located at www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement, when available, also may be obtained from Cowen and Company, LLC (c/o Broadridge Financial Services, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY, 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, Phone: 631-274-2806, Fax: 631-254-7140). Before you invest, you should read the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus in that registration statement and other documents Plug Power has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about Plug Power and the offering. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.