Hydrogen energy storage system headed to Germany

Ontario-based Hydrogenics Corp. (Nasdaq: HYGS, TSX: HYG) a developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, was awarded a 1 MW hydrogen energy storage system to be used in the city of Hamburg, Germany.

The storage system will use advanced proton exchange membrane technology for production of the hydrogen, using excess power primarily generated from wind projects in the region. E.ON will run the system.

Construction is expected to begin in 2Q 2013.

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