Approval to Operate and Sell HFuel in Germany

23 April 2012

Approval to Operate and Sell HFuel in Germany

ITM Power (AIM:ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce that its HFuel product has received regulatory approval for the German market.

HFuel has undergone a rigorous assessment and inspection by TÜV SÜD in both the UK and Germany, including an audit of safety documentation and compliance with relevant European Directives and the strict German Merkblaat standard.  TÜV SÜD has issued its Expert Report enabling ITM Power to gain approval to operate and sell its HFuel refueling platform in Germany.

ITM Power will be operating HFuel in the Ride and Drive area of the Hannover Messe this week.

Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO of ITM Power, commented: “To be able to operate and sell HFuel in Germany is a key step for the Company in commercialising its technology in the leading market for hydrogen infrastructure globally.”

For further information please visit www.itm-power.com or contact:

ITM Power plc
Graham Cooley, CEO
0114 244 5111

Nomura Code Securities Limited
Juliet Thompson / Dr Christopher Golden
www.nomuracode.com
020 7776 1200

Tavistock Communications
Simon Hudson / Kelsey Traynor
020 7920 3150

About the Hannover Messe

The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Exhibition held annually at the Hannover Messe is Europe’s largest and most important exhibition.  Approximately 150 global companies and institutions present their latest products and innovations.

http://www.h2fc-fair.com/

About ITM Power

ITM Power plc was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in 2004 and raised its initial funding of £6.2m in its IPO.  A further funding round of £28.5m was completed in 2006. The Company has now made the transition from a research and development company to a product manufacturer and technology provider. The Company has both a strong base of intellectual property and engineering expertise for providing complete hydrogen solutions. The Company has been successful in developing strategic industry partnerships in the following projects:

Electrolyser Distribution with Horizon Fuel Cells

Marks & Spencer pilot materials handling fuel cell project

UKH2Mobility with leading auto OEM’s, UK gov. and industrial gas companies

EcoIsland with Toshiba, IBM, Cable & Wireless, SSE and Southern Water

Boeing Unmanned Aircraft System Refueller

CREO with Ford, Jaguar Land Rover and Johnson Matthey