Hydrogenics to provide fuel cells to APC
By Alyssa Dalton
Hydrogenics Corp., a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen electrolyzers and fuel cell systems, announced that APC will launch an extended-run back-up power system powered by its HyPM XR fuel cell power modules. The fuel cell extended run (FCXR)—developed in collaboration with Hydrogenics, provides uninterruptible back-up power for mission-critical applications.
FCXR offers a lower total cost of ownership for runtime requirements
greater than two hours when compared to lead-acid batteries, says the
company. This solution is ideal for customers with space constraints or
companies that cannot operate a diesel generator due to noise or
emissions concerns. The FCXR produces emission-free electrical backup
power using air and stored hydrogen.
Schneider Electric acquired APC and combined it with MGE UPS Systems to
form Schneider Electric’s Critical Power & Cooling Services