Hydrogenics Corporation
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Hydrogenics Corporation

January 15, 2008 07:00 ET

Hydrogenics Receives Orders for Seven Fuel Cell Power Modules from Airbus Deutschland and the German Aerospace Center

Testing and validation of fuel cells to provide auxiliary power and water onboard passenger aircraft

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2008) - Hydrogenics Corporation (TSX:HYG)(NASDAQ:HYGS), a leading designer and manufacturer of hydrogen and fuel cell systems, announced today that it has received orders for a total of seven Hydrogenics 12 kW HyPM™ fuel cell power modules (FCPM's) from Airbus Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of Airbus S.A.S., an EADS company (www.airbus.com/en/), one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers and DLR Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., the German Aerospace Center (www.dlr.de/en), Germany's national research centre for aeronautics and space. The fuel cell power modules (FCPM's) will undergo various tests relating to application within commercial aircraft by Airbus Deutschland and Airbus' research and development partner DLR. Hydrogenics anticipates that it will deliver all seven fuel cell modules before the end of the first quarter of 2008.

"Fuel cell technology has played a vital role in the aerospace industry since the days of space exploration. Today we are seeing the next phase of commercialization for auxiliary power applications in commercial aircraft" said Daryl Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydrogenics. Clean reliable auxiliary power with only water as a by-product positions Hydrogenics fuel cell technology for several onboard applications. In these applications even the water can be recovered and used on the aircraft.

About Hydrogenics

Hydrogenics Corporation (www.hydrogenics.com) is a globally recognized developer and provider of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products and services, serving the growing industrial and clean energy markets of today and tomorrow. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Hydrogenics has operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

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