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Intelligent Energy raises £7M to accelerate fuel cell commercialization

UK-based Intelligent Energy recently completed a fundraising round of approximately £7 million (US$11 million) from existing and new institutional shareholders. This investment, achieved through a placement at £1.70 per share, enables Intelligent Energy to accelerate the commercialization of its hydrogen fuel cell systems.

This investment allows us to continue the commercialization of our fuel cell technology, some of which is already undergoing public road testing. Our Fuel Cell Black Cabs have debuted on the streets of London, while the Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter recently obtained European Whole Vehicle Type Approval—a first for any fuel cell vehicle.

—Dr. Henri Winand, Chief Executive

Late last year, the company announced its joint venture with Scottish and Southern Energy, IECHP (UK and Eire) Ltd., had received a £3.7-million investment from Scottish and Southern Energy, Scottish Enterprise and Intelligent Energy, to continue the development of fuel cell combined heat and power (CHP) systems for residential, commercial and light industrial markets in the UK and Ireland.


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