Presentation Concentrated on Prelocentre’s GenDrive-Powered Forklift Fleet LATHAM, N.Y., June 06, 2016 (WORLD NEWSWIRE)– Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the method the world relocations, revealed today that it will take part in a tour of Europe’s very first storage facility with a fleet of forklift trucks 100 percent powered by Plug Power’s GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells. The Prelocentre website is the first logistics center in Europe deploying only fuel cell-powered product handling automobiles. It will operate 40 trucks by the end of 2016 and 60 in 2017. The trip, which is being organized by HyLIFT-EUROPE, in cooperation with Prelocentre and Air Liquide, is designed to let members of the logistics market and local officials see the performance and sustainability impact that hydrogen-powered fuel cells have on a distribution center. It will occur on June 7, 2016, at the Prelocentre warehouse in Saint-Cyr-en-Val, France. The event will feature a site tour focused on the GenDrive fuel cell-powered fleet being refueled by an indoor hydrogen giving system. Plug Power’s GenDrive fuel cells are a drop-in replacement for lead-acid batteries in electrical product managing automobiles. Fleet efficiency is favorably impacted as GenDrive fuel cells offer constant power to the truck at all times, even in freezer environments as low as unfavorable 30 degrees Celsius (negative 22 degrees Fahrenheit). Battery destruction and unfortunate journeys to the battery space are entirely removed. Participants will hear remarks from Prelocentre Director, Philippe Giroux and General Manager for Hypulsion-Plug Power Europe, Jose Luis Crespo. Furthermore, statements will be made by regional authorities and executives from the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCHJU), Air Liquide and Colruyt, a supermarket chain that has likewise bought Plug Power’s GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell solution for its European warehouse. “This e.
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of brand-new … XPO Logistics has inaugurated its brand-new pallet distribution hub at Bondoufle (Essonne department) by revealing a fleet of Stralis Euro VI Natural Power trucks purchased from Industrial Vehicles Corporation (Iveco). The vehicles, which run on melted gas (LNG/CNG), comprise the biggest gas-powered truck fleet of its kind in France. XPO Logistics is the very first transportation supplier in France to completely integrate gas into its conventional transport offering, building on its enduring dedication to decrease its carbon footprint. XPO Logistics acquired 31 Stralis tractors from Iveco at the Bondoufle launch, expanding its fleet of 5 gas-powered tractors currently in use in France. The Stralis tractors produce 96% less great particle emissions and 70% less NO2 emissions than the limits permitted by the Euro VI standard. In the future, the business prepares to operate Bondoufle specifically with gas-powered tractors and straight trucks, and expects to present gas-powered tractors in other branches too. As a central center in XPO Logistics’ distribution network in France, the Bondoufle branch will dispatch pallet shipments to main Paris and the southern Ile-de-France region, and will collect pallets from the area destined for shipment throughout France. The Bondoufle fleet marks a new milestone in the company’s dedication to lower the carbon footprint of urban logistics, in line with the goals set by significant French and European cities. Luis Angel Gomez, XPO Logistics managing director, transportation solutions for Europe, stated: “The Bondoufle fleet financial investment is additional proof of our concentrate on reducing our carbon footprint. In addition to serving customers with the biggest fleet in Europe, we now provide the cleanest fleet of heavy items automobiles in the market. This is another considerable step forward in our ecological commitment, following our inland water transport solution through the Seine and our intermodal solution in connection with the Chapelle In …
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