Wallingford, Conn. (May 5, 2010) – Proton Energy Systems, the global hydrogen leader, today was honored with this year’s National Hydrogen Association (NHA) Special Member Award. The award recognizes a specific NHA member organization for a remarkable achievement and/or valuable contribution to the implementation of hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
“It is a great honor to receive this prestigious award,” said Rob Friedland, president of Proton Energy Systems. “The NHA has been instrumental in bringing together the best of the best from the hydrogen community. We are very appreciative of this award and look forward to our continued success with the NHA and their efforts to foster the development of hydrogen technologies.”
The NHA has selected Proton Energy Systems, as it has provided exemplary leadership within the association. Specifically, Proton Energy Systems has demonstrated a successful business model for emerging market hydrogen small businesses to follow, established capabilities globally as a supplier of hydrogen systems to the power plant industry, introduced the Proton Energy Scholarship, provided scholarship funding for high school seniors enrolling in college for majors leading to careers in hydrogen and fuel cell technology, and is helping to develop an east coast hydrogen highway with SunHydro.
About Proton Energy Systems
Proton Energy Systems designs and manufactures proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrochemical systems to make hydrogen from water in a zero pollution process producing safe, pure, reliable onsite hydrogen to meet today’s global hydrogen requirements. Proton Energy Systems has been developing and manufacturing worldclass electrolysis systems since 1996, with thousands of units deployed world-wide, on every continent. With a reputation for building robust, reliable, and safe systems, federal, state, and commercial partners repeatedly seek the creative solutions that Proton Energy Systems has proven it is capable of delivering. For more information, visit www.ProtonEnergy.com.