SAN ANTONIO — To power Class II forklift trucks used at its perishables distribution center, H. E. Butt Grocery here has purchased 14 PowerEdge fuel cell systems, along with the PowerTap Hydrogen Generator and Hydrogen Station, from Nuvera Fuel Cells, Billerica, Mass.
Delivery is scheduled for September, 2009. Partial funding is being provided by the Department of Energy’s hydrogen and fuel cell market transformation initiative.
“H-E-B is committed to being a leader in the use of clean energy technologies, and we believe that hydrogen and fuel cells offer tremendous potential in reducing greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously improving our productivity.” said Bobby Greene, director of fleet maintenance, H-E-B, in a statement.
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