February 16, 2017
LATHAM, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2017 — 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.