COMPTON, Calif. — A distribution center here operated by Cincinnati-based Kroger will power its fleet of electric lift trucks with 161 hydrogen fuel cells from Plug Power, Latham, N.Y. The GenDrive fuel cells include four class-1 units for sit-down counterbalanced trucks; 42 class-2 units for reach trucks; and 115 class-3 units for pallet trucks. The only byproducts created through the fuel cells' electrochemical energy-conversion process are heat and water. Plug Power and Kroger have ...

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