Nedstack Australia to receive $825,000 from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop Australia’s first hydrogen utility scale PEM fuel cell in collaboration with LAVO. This will be the world-first Hydrogen Energy Storage System.

Nedstack is a leading player in the Proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM fuel cell)  industry with a strategic focus and unique track record on the high power and mission critical domain. The company was founded in 1999 as a spin-out from AkzoNobel and is incorporated in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

The facility will be developed by Nedstack Australia Pty Ltd, a joint venture between LAVO Hydrogen Storage Technology Pty Ltd and Nedstack of the Netherlands, construction has started in 2022.

The $3.56M program will support research and development, the commercialisation of utility scale fuel cells for the growing domestic and international hydrogen market.

  • Nedstack Australia awarded $825,000 by AMGC to prototype and develop Australia’s first utility scaled hydrogen PEM fuel cell with LAVO™
  • Nedstack Australia is a joint venture between LAVO™ and Dutch PEM Fuel Cell manufacturer Nedstack.
  • The prototype will be developed at the $20M Springfield facility (near Brisbane), expanding on the planned manufacturing of hydrogen fuel cells for LAVO’s 40kWh storage unit
  • The $3.56M program will support research and development, the commercialisation of utility scale fuel cells for the growing domestic and international hydrogen market

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