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Posted: October 7, 2020

Hurricane Sally Hits the Southeast; Plug Power Fuel Cells Respond

Hurricane Sally came ashore near Gulf Shores, Alabama on September 16, 2020 as a Category 2 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind scale. Its wind speeds of 105 mph were strong enough to break power poles, creating power and telecommunication outages, as well as causing damage to buildings, bridges and property. When Sally made landfall, ...

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Posted: October 5, 2020

Celebrating National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day

On October 8th, Plug Power will join the nation in celebrating the sixth annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day to raise awareness of the fuel cell and hydrogen industry. These technologies are providing reliable and resilient power to a range of market sectors, while strengthening America’s energy, environmental, and economic security. October 8 (10/08) ...

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Posted: September 28, 2020

PowerSpot: Amy Fitzgerald

This is PowerSpot, Plug Power’s monthly blog series where we highlight the Plug Power employees who inspire us and, we hope, will inspire you, too. Today, we’re hearing from Amy Fitzgerald, Plug Power’s Global Purchasing Manager. Amy, you were recently a winner of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Women in Supply Chain award. Congratulations – ...

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Posted: September 22, 2020

How The Current Pandemic Reveals The Urgency Of The Renewable Energy Transition

Around the world, communities are combating the COVID-19 pandemic with aggressive social distancing measures designed to reduce interactions and curb the spread of the virus. These measures are absolutely necessary, but there is little doubt that they are also driving a range of negative impacts for the poor, the disabled, the mental health of individuals ...

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Posted: September 17, 2020

Hydrogen Micro-Grids Could Solve California’s Energy Crisis

California winemakers face one of their toughest years on record, even for an industry accustomed to grappling with nature’s many challenges. Still reeling from the pandemic’s operational and economic impacts, the state’s vineyards are now confronting another record-breaking fire season. Even if the region’s vines survive intact, safety protocols adopted by the state’s utilities mean ...

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Posted: September 2, 2020

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Me: Jose Luis Crespo

In this series, we showcase the Plug Power leadership team and reveal some of the unique passions and talents that fill up their lives.  Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Jose Luis Crespo joined Plug Power in 2014 as Vice President of Business Development and International Sales. He was promoted to Vice President of Global ...

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Posted: August 19, 2020

Plug Power Rolls out a New Website

You may have noticed in recent weeks that Plug Power has a new website. The first question that comes to mind is “why did the company need a new website?” The answer is growth! Since 2016, when we rolled out our last website,  Plug Power has achieved incredible growth in terms of sales, new markets, ...

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Posted: August 13, 2020

How Green Hydrogen and Electrolyzer Technology Are Enabling Plug Power’s Vertical Integration Strategy

The Plug Power family has vertically integrated its hydrogen business, welcoming a pair of exciting new acquisitions this summer.  United Hydrogen Group Inc. and Giner ELX are two influential companies in the emerging hydrogen economy with tremendous capabilities in green hydrogen generation and storage. These acquisitions are in line with the Company’s vertical integration strategy ...

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Posted: August 7, 2020

PowerSpot: Emily Pitts

This is PowerSpot, Plug Power’s monthly blog series where we highlight the Plug Power employees who inspire us and, we hope, will inspire you, too. This summer, Plug Power was lucky to employ a number of interns in various parts of the business. It’s a great chance for college students to gain valuable greentech experience ...

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Posted: August 5, 2020

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Help Food Supply Chains Withstand the Shock of COVID-19

Today’s food supply chains represent a marvel of modern engineering, logistics, and distribution strategy—a complex system that has shown remarkable resilience under even the most challenging circumstances. Some may be surprised by this assertion, having recently endured the unprecedented disruptions brought about by COVID-19. And to be sure, the pandemic precipitated sudden and dramatic shifts ...

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Posted: July 29, 2020

Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh Talks Hydrogen Fuel Cells on CNBC’s Mad Money

Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh recently appeared on CNBC’s “Mad Money” to discuss the state of the modern hydrogen economy and Plug Power’s surging momentum with host Jim Cramer. The one-on-one conversation touched on a number of topics, including the rising demand among retailers for carbon-neutral energy solutions, the unique value proposition of green hydrogen, ...

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