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Ballard Power Systems

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Formerly called  Ballard Research
Traded as  TSX: BLD NASDAQ: BLDP
Headquarters  Burnaby, Canada
Founded  1979
Type  Public
Industry  Alternative energy
Founder  Geoffrey Ballard
Number of employees  368
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Key people  Ian Bourne, Chairman of the Board of Directors Randy MacEwen, President and Chief Executive Officer
Products  Fuel cells stacks Fuel cells modules Technology solutions
Stock price  BLD (TSE) CA$ 2.53 -0.07 (-2.69%)28 Feb, 4:00 PM GMT-5 - Disclaimer
Motto  Putting Fuel Cells to Work

Hydrogen fueld cells by ballard power systems


Ballard Power Systems Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for markets such as heavy-duty motive (consisting of bus and tram applications), portable power, material handling as well as technology solutions including engineering services. Ballard has designed and shipped over 250 MW of fuel cell products to date.

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History

Ballard was founded in 1979 under the name Ballard Research Inc. to conduct research and development on high-energy lithium batteries. Since committing to the development of PEM fuel cell technology in 1989, Ballard has delivered PEM fuel cell products worldwide to a number of leading product manufacturers.

Ballard Power Systems opened a fuel cell manufacturing facility in 2000 in Burnaby, B.C. Ballard went public in 1993 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and in 1995 was listed on NASDAQ.

Achievements

Ballard has:

  • access to 2,000 patents/applications
  • over 250 MW of fuel cell products shipped
  • 2.4 million MEAs manufactured
  • 3,000 stationary systems delivered
  • more than 9 million kilometers in revenue service by fuel cell buses
  • $80 million contract with VW/Audi
  • References

    Ballard Power Systems Wikipedia


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