UQM Partners with Ballard Power Systems for Fuel Cell Bus Modules

Ballard has engaged UQM for contract assembly of fuel cell modules sold for the U.S. market, at UQM’s Longmont, Colorado facility.

UQM Technologies Inc. announces that Ballard Power Systemshas issued a purchase order to UQM for assembly of FCveloCity-HD 85-kilowatt Ballard fuel cell modules to be deployed in the U.S. UQM, in Longmont, CO, has capacity in their TS16949 certified manufacturing facility where it will contract assemble fuel cell modules for Ballard.

“UQM has been a long time supplier to Ballard, and we are now utilizing our manufacturing facility to support Ballard in delivering modules for buses in the U.S. We see this as yet another way our companies can work together for mutual benefit. We have implemented world class operational systems in our Colorado facility, and we are pleased to improve our asset utilization and support Ballard in meeting U.S. demand,” says Joe Mitchell, CEO and President of UQM Technologies.