Plug Power Highlights the Commercial Viability of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in California

June 18, 2015

Corral 2014_1_Final_WebPlug Power’s Vice President of Sales for the Western Region, Fernando Corral, is hitting the road to represent the Company’s GenKey fuel cell solution at energy conferences in California. The objective: show the many ways Plug Power’s GenKey solution has integrated GenDrive fuel cells, GenFuel hydrogen infrastructures and GenCare service to make commercial adoption simple for a growing material handling customer base.


Fernando will first present at the L-NGV conference on June 19, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center starting at 11:30 am PT as part of the “Infrastructure and Fueling” session. Under the theme “Natural Gas and Other Clean Fuels for All Applications”, the event will be focused on the best products and services available, including equipment for refueling stations. Register to attend this conference here:


Next up, Fernando will present on a panel at the ASME Power & Energy 2015 conference, also at the San Diego Convention Center. This presentation, titled Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Economy: Products and Projects in Today’s Market, will occur on July 1 from 3:15-5:00 pm PT. The industry panel will focus on current fuel cell and hydrogen products and projects entering today’s market, and will provide the industry’s perspective on recent successes, innovations, and challenges, particularly in the automotive and power system market segments. Register to attend this conference here:

Why We POWERAhead

Plug Power launched its GenKey solution to material handling customers in 2014. GenKey’s “one-stop shopping” model combines:
– GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell systems
– GenFuel hydrogen infrastructure and fuel
– GenCare aftermarket customer service

Plug Power handles power, fueling and service so the customer doesn’t have to. And, the GenKey model paves the way for market expansion of fuel cell systems to other adjacent markets like ground support equipment, range extenders and stationary power applications.

Plug Power has seen tremendous adoption of the GenKey solution with material handling customers. In 2015, 90% of Plug Power customers choose GenKey. Currently Plug Power has 12 North American customers who have fully deployed GenDrive and GenFuel sites, and this number will continue to grow throughout 2015 as more GenKey sites come on-line.

Plug Power’s products are rugged and reliable. That’s why reputable customers like Walmart, P&G, BMW and Kroger continue to use our products and expand their investment in further adoption. Our impressive metrics keep growing, as Plug Power hydrogen and fuel cell solutions help customers POWERAhead.

GenDrive Success Today!

  • More than 7,500 units deployed in the field
  • More than 100M hours of runtime
  • Productivity Improved by up to 15%
  • 99% uptime
  • Products run as many hours in a year as a passenger vehicle will run in its lifetime

GenFuel Success Today!

  • More than 400,000 fills to date
  • More than 2,500 fills per day
  • More than 300,000 kg of H2 dispensed to date