Plug Power Fuel Cells Power USPS Lift Truck Fleet in Maryland
Plug Power Fuel Cells Power USPS Lift Truck Fleet in Maryland
author Added by FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, announces it has executed on an awarded contract from The United States Postal Service (USPS) by deploying 36 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units for class 1 sit-down counterbalance trucks and 49 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units for class-3 pallet jacks in their material handling fleet. In addition, Plug Power is providing all maintenance for the products under a five-year GenCare service contract.

The hydrogen fuel cell-powered fleet in Capital Heights, Maryland is now operational, having gone live today during a grand opening hosted by USPS.  Plug Power CEO, Andy Marsh, commented, “Plug Power congratulates the US Postal Service for their adoption of a cleaner, more reliable energy source for powering its industrial equipment.” Fuel cells are a clean energy source, the byproducts of which are heat and water.

About Plug Power Inc.           
The architects of modern hydrogen and fuel cell technology, Plug Power has revolutionized the industry with its simple GenKey solution, elements of which are designed to increase productivity, lower operating costs and reduce carbon footprints in a reliable, cost-effective way. Plug Power’s GenKey solution couples together all the necessary elements to power, fuel and serve a customer. Plug Power is the partner that customers trust to take their businesses into the future. For more information about Plug Power, visit