LATHAM, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, announced that its CEO, Andy Marsh, has been named to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee (HTAC). The HTAC was established under Section 807 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to provide technical and programmatic advice to the Energy Secretary on the DOE’s hydrogen research and development goals, strategies, and activities.
Comprised of 19 business and academic leaders in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells, the HTAC meets twice a year to discuss the advancement of hydrogen technology. Marsh will serve as a representative of companies pursuing hydrogen and fuel cells for transportation and stationary power applications. In his role as committee member, Marsh will look to advise on practical, current uses of hydrogen as an efficient, cost-effective alternative energy source, as well as the potential for future innovations.
“I’m honored to serve the DOE as a member of the HTAC, working with some of the top leaders and innovators in the field of hydrogen and fuel cell technology,” said Andy Marsh, CEO, Plug Power. “Our success in commercializing fuel cells in the material handling market is a gateway to more and more applications for powering the electrified world. Moreover, the hydrogen industry has the potential to bring a wealth of new jobs and opportunity to our economy. I look forward to advising the Energy Secretary on ways to advance this technology in the U.S. and globally.”
Extending its reach into the on-road electric vehicle market, Plug Power’s ProGen platform of modular fuel cell engines empowers OEMs and system integrators to rapidly adopt hydrogen fuel cell technology. ProGen engines are proven today, with thousands in service, supporting some of the most rugged operations in the world. Plug Power is the partner that customers trust to take their businesses into the future. Learn more at www.plugpower.com.
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