Hydrogenics Receives Contract From German State to Develop and Demonstrate Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

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hygs_logo.gif Hydrogenics Corp (HYGS) announces that it has been contracted by the Ministry for Transport Energy and State Planning of the State North-Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, to develop a fully operational electric hybrid ‘midi-bus’. The propulsion system of the 17 foot European-manufactured bus platform will be based on Hydrogenics’ high performance fuel cell hybrid design that integrates HyPM® power module technology. Also under the terms of the contract, Hydrogenics will supply full scale testing and select demonstrations in NRW. The contract is a cost share arrangement in which NRW will fund 50% of the project cost up to euro 566,000 (approximately $US 735,000). [ more ]