Home Depot’s new distribution center will rely on hydrogen fuel cells

Home Depot to make use of fuel cells developed by Plug Power Home Depot has opened a new distribution warehouse in Ohio and the facility will make use of hydrogen fuel cell technology. The fuel cells will be provided by Plug Power, a leading developer of the technology. Home Depot has been using fuel cells to power its materials handling vehicles for some time, finding that these energy systems are more reliable and efficient than the lead-acid batteries that have powered these vehicles in the past. Fuel cells are ideal…

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Wal-Mart expands deal with hydrogen fuel cell developer

Wal-Mart wants more fuel cells and hydrogen production technology from Plug Power Wal-Mart has expanded its order of hydrogen fuel cells from Plug Power, a leading developer of fuel cell energy systems. Plug Power has been providing Wal-Mart with fuel cell systems for some time. In February of this year, the two had formed an agreement through which Plug Power would build six hydrogen fuel sites for Wal-Mart, delivering over 1,000 of its GenDrive fuel cell systems to the retailer over the next few years. Expanded deal will bring more…

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