Plug Power announces partnership with CHEM
Plug Power announced a partnership with Chung-Hsin Electric and Machinery Manufacturing, or CHEM, a Taiwanese manufacturer of electric solutions including motors, generators, switchgear, hydrogen generation and stationary fuel cell power systems. Plug Power has begun fulfilling orders for its proprietary 5kW ProGen hydrogen engines to CHEM, which are integrated into CHEM's next-gen stationary power products for grid support and backup power applications. The ProGen hydrogen engine provided to CHEM, is an integrated fuel cell system that includes the fuel cell stack, power conversion and controls in a single, pre-engineered OEM module. CHEM's system integrates the ProGen engine with their methanol reformer technology to enable power creation in product. The CHEM reformer technology enables on-site power generation solutions to its core customer base in weak and off grid areas. The CHEM stationary power systems are targeted for use primarily in Asia, Africa and India.