Memorandum of Understanding with Dutch Fuel Cell consortium

11th October 2011

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce its cooperation with Dutch Fuel Cell consortium (DFC) for the development of hydrogen energy systems projects for clean fuel and energy storage applications.

DFC has developed an extensive network of technology and marketing partners in the Benelux countries and is engaged in the development, implementation and exploitation of energy systems based on fuel cells and alternative energy technologies. By bringing together consortiums of experienced partners, DFC has become a National leader in the deployment of renewable generation and the introduction of zero-emission transportation in cities using highly innovative, but proven technology.

Current projects include:

  • City Buses and Hydrogen Refuelling Stations
  • Renewable Energy Supply of Mobile Telecom Base Stations
  • Energy Storage for Renewable Energy Sites

ITM Power will provide hydrogen generation, storage and dispensing technology through its HFuel technology platform and hydrogen energy system expertise for integrating electrolysers and fuel cells.

Commenting for ITM Power, Graham Cooley, CEO, said: “Partnering with DFC for the development of hydrogen energy projects is a very exciting step for ITM Power; renewable energy policies are well developed in the Benelux countries and the deployment of hydrogen as a clean fuel is gaining momentum.”

Commenting for DFC, Theo Hendriks, Managing Director, said: We have been impressed with the HOST trials developed by ITM Power in the UK and with the HFuel refuelling station technology. Partnering with ITM Power provides the opportunity to introduce their technology to the rapidly expanding alternative energy market in the Benelux countries.”

ITM is attending Intelec 2011 International Telecommunications Energy Conference in Amsterdam on the 9th to the 13th October 2011 and ITM Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Simon Bourne will be presenting at the conference. DFC will be present at the ITM stand on Wednesday the 12th October 2011.

Further details of the conference can be seen at the following URL:

Rebecca Markillie
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