BILLERICA, MA – Nuvera Fuel Cells announced a new line of cutting edge hybrid fuel cell products for forklift trucks called PowerEdge™. PowerEdge replaces standard lead acid batteries and consists of Nuvera’s PowerFlowTM hydrogen fuel cell system, sealed maintenance-free batteries, compressed hydrogen storage and a computerized control system. The unit incorporates all needed counterweight and requires no truck modification or derating. Unlike conventional motive batteries, PowerEdge stays in the truck and is refueled with hydrogen in 2 minutes or less, allowing operators to get back to the floor immediately. PowerEdge is a smart system that comes equipped with automated controls and remote monitoring to provide enhanced fleet management capabilities. Currently available models are the C Series for Class I counterbalance trucks and the R Series for Class II reach trucks.
PowerEdge increases forklift fleet productivity by eliminating time-consuming battery changes and by providing constant voltage to the truck. This combination affords an attractive return on investment to qualified fleets. Federal subsidies recently enacted accelerate customer payback during this initial product introduction phase.
PowerEdge can be quickly refueled by PowerTap™, Nuvera’s complete on-site hydrogen generation and fast-fueling solution that is designed to provide the lowest cost of fuel possible. PowerEdge and PowerTap make up the Total Power Solution (TPS), and are the only purpose-built products available today specifically matched to work together for the material handling industry. For customers concerned with their carbon footprint, TPS offers an average 33% reduction in CO2 emissions compared with batteries recharged with electricity.
To find out more about PowerEdge and the Total Power Solution, please contact:
Nuvera Fuel Cells
Director of Marketing
129 Concord Road
Billerica, MA 01821