ITM Power participation at the Hannover Messe 2016

5th April 2016

Later this month, ITM Power will be participating in the Hannover Messe industrial fair which will be officially opened by H.E. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America and Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.   This year the United States is Partner Country at the world’s most important trade fair for industrial technology, which runs 25 – 29 April in Hannover, Germany.

ITM Power will be showcasing its entire electrolyser system and invites visitors to the stand to see how the electrolyser can take excess renewable energy and water to generate hydrogen gas for energy storage and clean fuel applications.  The plant on display is funded by FCH JU and is part of the Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) project, which is the largest European project of this nature and is based around an alliance of the four most ambitious hydrogen mobility initiatives in Europe: H2 MOBILITY Deutschland, Mobilité Hydrogène France, Scandinavian Hydrogen Highway Partnership and UK H2 Mobility.   H2ME will deploy 200 Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, 125 fuel cell range-extended electric commercial vans and 29 new Hydrogen Refuelling Stations in 10 European countries by 2019.

In addition to the electrolyser plant, ITM Power will also have its 350kW single stack with a three stack 1MW system on show.

ITM Power will also be giving a number of presentations.  They are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, April 26 2016
12.00 Public Forum
Topic: Rapid Response Electrolysis for Grid Balancing
Speaker: Dr. Simon Bourne, CTO, ITM Power plc

14.00 Public Forum- Podium Discussion
Topic: Hydrogen + Fuel Cells activities in the USA and in Europe
Dr. Sunita Satyapal, Director Fuel Cell Technologies Office Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
Philippe Vannson, Executive Director, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU)
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO, ITM Power Plc
Brian Cheadle, Director, Global Business Development, Dana Holding Corporation

15.00 Technical Forum
Topic: Elevator Pitch: Electrolyser
John Zagaja, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Proton OnSite
Tristan Kretschmer, Sales Manager Germany, McPhy Energy SA
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO, ITM Power plc
Denis Thomas, Business Development Manager Power-to-Gas, Hydrogenics Corporation
Eric Dabe, Sales Director, NEL Hydrogen AS
Carsten Krause, Managing Director, AREVA H2Gen GmbH
Hector Maza, VP of Business Development and Technical Sales, Giner, Inc.
Alberto Carpita, Electrolyzers Product Line Manager, Heliocentris Italy

Date: Wednesday, April 27 2016
14.00 Public Forum
Topic: Power to Gas Energy Storage in Germany
Speaker: Phil Doran, Managing Director , ITM Power GmbH
Presentations should be available to watch online during the show.

Social Media
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Visitors/ Meetings
Should you wish to attend the show, free visitor tickets can be obtained by clicking here.
ITM Power will be in the Energy Hall 27, stand B66 and also Integrated Energy Plaza 2016, Hall 27, Stand L24

Hermes Award
ITM Power has been shortlisted as one of the five companies to win the HERMES AWARD.  The award is one of the world’s most important prizes in the world of industry and is given in honour of a technologically innovative product making its debut at Hannover Messe.

The winner will be announced on 24th April 2016 during the Opening Ceremony of the fair which will be officially opened by H.E. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America and Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The official release in German can be seen here.

Rebecca Markillie
Marketing & Communications
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