UQM Technologies wins $1.8M contract from major fuel cell system supplier in China for fuel cell compressor systems
UQM Technologies, Inc. won an order from a major fuel cell system supplier in China for UQM’s Fuel Cell Compressor System (FCS). This combined electric motor, inverter and compressor module was selected as a high-performance, cost-effective solution by this new production customer after having purchased several FCS units earlier in 2018 for demonstration purposes.
The new contract will cover deliveries in 2019, and the initial order value is approximately $1.8 million. Additional details, including the name of the customer, specific vehicle program, and launch timing, were not disclosed for competitive reasons.
The UQM FCS has been fully customized for fuel cell applications covering a wide range of applications, supporting fuel cell stacks from 30kW-150kW and 270-800 VDC voltage range, a pressure ratio ranging from 1 to 2.2, and airflow from 100 to 500 kg/h.
FCS units are already deployed in a number of vehicle applications including full size transit buses, port vehicles, shuttle vans and passenger cars through a broad range of power levels.