11 Sep '18, 3pm

Plug Power develops new hydrogen filling robot

Filling up with hydrogen is not as easy as filling up with gas or plugging in an electric car—at least it's not yet. To make it easier—and importantly, cheaper for businesses—Plug Power, a New York fuel-cell company, has developed a new robotic hydrogen filling station. Plug Power GenFuel hydrogen filling station The system is designed to work in warehouses where hydrogen-powered forklifts and other equipment can save time refueling. Plug Power says every additional second spent refueling can add up to $1,000 in costs annually for such businesses. CHECK OUT: California now has 33 hydrogen fueling stations for 4,200 fuel-cell cars so far Plug Power worked with the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the National Renewable Energy Lab to develop the fueling stations, using a $2 million grant from the Department of Energ...

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